via FSC press release LAKELAND, FL - Nearly 100 Florida Southern College student-athletes, coaches, and athletics staff participated in the annual "Out of the Darkness" Community Walk around Lake Hollingsworth on Saturday to benefit the Central Florida chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). Several Moccasin athletic teams were on hand early to help set up the event, while others walked with more than 600 others to show their support in the fight against suicide, and the Mocs also helped AFSP volunteers clean up after the event. Florida Southern's participation was spearheaded by its Student-Athlete Advisory Council, which is partnering with the AFSP this year to help raise awareness and donations in the fight to end suicide. This year's
via FSC press release DAYTONA BEACH, FL - Florida Southern College men's lacrosse closed out its season on a high note with a 15-3 victory at Embry-Riddle on Saturday evening. The Moccasins (8-7, 3-4 SSC) scored the eventual game-winner with just under two minutes remaining in the first quarter to defeat the Eagles (1-12, 0-7). Freshman goalie Matt Stocks made six saves on nine shots faced. Lucas Claude lead the game with three goals. Justin Dunleavy, Dalton Simpson, and Carson Wallace all recorded a pair of goals, while a quartet of Moccasins found the back of the net. HOW IT HAPPENED • Florida Southern opened the scoring at 9:50 when Cody Gray took a feed from Joe Appio and put it in the back of the net. Just 20 seconds later, the Mocs leading scorer Claud
via SportsLowdown.com - photo by James Ragan Sweeney’s Late Tally Keeps Panthers Streak Alive Excerpt: Logan Sweeney‘s fourth goal of the game came with 10.2 seconds remaining and gave the Florida Tech Panthers a 15-14 win over Florida Southern in a Sunshine State Conference clash. The victory is the eighth in a row for the Panthers and they are now 6-0 in the SSC. The win streak and conference win total are now the best this program has ever seen. Sweeney was the only Panther with more than two goals, but he had a lot of help as Mason Ostrowski, Lance Pavlina, Reid Chaconas and Carson Clough all had two goals each. Tyler Covey, Justin Williams, and Matt Weinstein rounded out the Panthers scoring. This was a back-and-forth tilt throughout with the Panther
via FSC press release LAKELAND, FL - Matt Stocks made 14 saves in his first collegiate start and Florida Southern College men's lacrosse raced out to a 4-0 lead but was unable to hang on in a 12-10 loss to No. 6 Saint Leo in Sunshine State Conference action on Wednesday at Moccasin Field. The Moccasins (7-6, 2-3 SSC) looked like they might come away with a massive upset, but the Lions (10-1, 4-0) roared back with eight second-half goals to erase a 7-4 halftime deficit en route to their sixth win in a row. Lucas Claude and Colin Bayer helped the Mocs get out to a 2-0 lead in the first quarter, as Stocks made five saves in the opening period and kept the Lions off the board for nearly 20 minutes of play. But Saint Leo would strike for four-straight goals to open the
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via the MCLA press release ATLANTA – The Top 10 spots remain the same from a week ago, led by Chapman in the No. 1 position, in the Under Armour MCLA Division I Weekly Coaches Poll, which was released on Wednesday. Chapman (10-0), which added another first place vote this period to up its total to 21, remained as the top outfit for the third straight week. Utah (10-0) remains at No. 2 with five first place votes burnishing its credentials. This will be a big week for the Utes with No. 24 Colorado State (4-6) on Thursday and No. 3 Colorado (9-1) on Saturday, with both games coming on the road. South Carolina (13-0) and Michigan State (10-1) remain in the Nos. 4 and 5 spots, respectively. There were no new teams joining the Top 25 this week.
via Rollins press release Strong Second Quarter Lifts Rollins to 16-11 Victory over RV/20 Florida Southern LAKELAND, Fla. (April 7, 2018) – The Rollins men's lacrosse team scored seven goals in the second quarter en route to a 16-11 Sunshine State Conference victory over RV/20 Florida Southern on Saturday afternoon at Moccasin Field. The win advances the Tars to a record of 5-5 and 2-2 in SSC action, while the Mocs drop to 7-4, and 2-2 in SSC play. Connor Ashton earned two new career highs, tallying six points overall and five goals, including the game-winner. Behind Ashton's career day, Greg Taicher scored a hat trick and added an assist, while Joey Cinque scored two goals of his own. Jeremy Slocumb led the team in assists with three, and added one goal for a f