2017-18 Florida Southern Men's Soccer News

  • 105 Moccasins Earn D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award
    August 16, 2018
    CLEVELAND, OH - Florida Southern College had 105 student-athletes named as D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award recipients, the D2 Athletic Directors Association announced on Thursday.
  • Gums Earns FSC Men's Soccer MVP
    July 17, 2018
    Christoph Gums has been chosen as the Florida Southern men's soccer MVP by Moccasin head coach Jason Carlson.
  • Florida Southern Places 169 Student-Athletes on SSC Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll
    June 26, 2018
    MELBOURNE, FL - Florida Southern College place 169 student-athletes on the SSC Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll, the Sunshine State Conference office announced on Tuesday morning, placing the Moccasins second among all 11 SSC member institutions. In addition, the Mocs had a conference-best 60 student-athletes finish with a perfect 4.0 grade-point average for the spring semester, nearly twice as many as second-place Florida Tech (36).
  • Florida Southern Athletics Continues Tradition of Strong Academics
    May 26, 2018
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College has long been known for is excellence in the arenas of athletic competition, but Moccasin student-athletes are also shining in the classroom as well as Florida Southern boasts three NCAA Division II Elite 90 award recipients this year. The Elite 90 program honors the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point average at each of the NCAA's 90 championship events, and the Mocs have claimed three Elite 90 awards this
  • Florida Southern Captures 2017-18 SSC Men’s and Women’s Mayors’ Cups
    May 22, 2018
    MELBOURNE, FL – Florida Southern College has won the 2017-18 men’s and women’s Sunshine State Conference Mayors’ Cups. The wins mark the 10th time an institution has won both Mayors’ Cups in the same academic year.
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    April 06, 2018
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  • 76 Moccasins Named to Fall SSC Honor Roll
    March 07, 2018
    MELBOURNE, Fla. - A total of 651 student-athletes, inlcuding 76 from Florida Southern College, have been named to the 2017 Fall Sunshine State Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll; it was announced Wednesday, March 7th by Commissioner Ed Pasque. A total of 142 student-athletes carried a perfect 4.00 grade-point average for the fall semester.
  • Carl Spansk Named First Team Academic All-American in Men's Soccer
    December 06, 2017
    Having already made the academic all-district team three years in a row, Florida Southern defender/midfielder Carl Spansk has now been voted to the 2017 Division II Men’s Soccer Academic All-America Team, which honors student-athletes who have the best combination of athletic and academic success. He's now the third player in team history to earn that distinction. The senior from Mora, Sweden concluded his career this year having made more appearances and more starts than any other Moccasin over the last four seasons.
  • Florida Southern Athletics Earns NCAA Academic Excellence Award
    November 16, 2017
    INDIANAPOLIS - Florida Southern College's intercollegiate athletic programs are one of 32 Division II programs across the country to earn the NCAA Division II Presidents' Award for Academic Excellence, the NCAA announced on Thursday.
  • Carl Spansk Makes Academic All-District Men's Soccer Team for the Third Year in a Row
    November 09, 2017
    Florida Southern senior Carl Spansk has been voted to the 2017 Academic All-District Men’s Soccer Team, marking the third year in a row the senior defender/midfielder has earned that honor. He earned that distinction while continuing to maintain his perfect 4.00 grade point average coming into this season.
  • Gums Named to All-Sunshine State Conference Men’s Soccer Team
    November 02, 2017
    MELBOURNE, FL – Christoph Gums has been selected to the 2017 All-Sunshine State Conference Men’s Soccer Team as announced by the league office Thursday, November 2. The sophomore forward is in his first season at Florida Southern after transferring from Manhattan College.
  • Moccasin Men's Soccer Team Heads to Lynn for SSC Tournament Quarterfinals
    October 31, 2017
    Florida Southern hits the road tonight to begin the 2017 Sunshine State Conference Men’s Soccer Tournament with a quarterfinal game in Boca Raton at Lynn University. The Moccasins enter the tournament as the No. 6 seed, with the Knights seeded No. 3. The winner advances to the semifinal round to take on No. 2 seed Tampa on Friday at 4:30 p.m. Both semifinal games on Friday and the championship game on Sunday are being hosted by top-seeded Palm Beach Atlantic.
  • 100th Minute Free Kick Gives Lynn 1-0 Win over Florida Southern in SSC Tournament Quarterfinals
    October 31, 2017
    BOCA RATON – Three days after nearly knocking off the No. 19 ranked team in the country at the end of the regular season, Florida Southern (7-7) got another chance to take on Lynn in the quarterfinal round of the 2017 Sunshine State Conference Tournament. However, the Knights (11-3-1) once again found a way to win, this time using a free kick at the end of the first overtime period to defeat the Moccasins 1-0.
  • Moccasin Men's Soccer Team Falls to No. 19 Lynn 1-0 but Still Secure Spot in SSC Tournament
    October 28, 2017
    AUBURNDALE, FL – A goal by Lynn University on a corner kick in the 78th minute was the only one either team could muster in a game played entirely in the rain, but even with the 1-0 loss, Florida Southern still earned a spot in the Sunshine State Conference Tournament. Moments after falling to the No. 19 team in the country, the Moccasins learned Barry had lost to Eckerd, pushing Florida Southern through for the first time in four years.
  • Overtime Goal Gives Barry 1-0 Win Over Florida Southern
    October 25, 2017
    MIAMI SHORES, FL – Benny Yusufoglu kept Florida Southern in the game and Barry off the scoreboard for 100 minutes Wednesday night before a goal by Miles Francis 21 seconds into the second overtime gave the Buccaneers a 1-0 victory. It leaves the two teams still fighting for the final spot in next week’s Sunshine State Conference Tournament with one regular season game remaining.
  • Sailfish Score Late as Men’s Soccer Team Falls to 3rd-Ranked Palm Beach Atlantic, 1-0
    October 21, 2017
    AUBURNDALE, FL – Cleef Desir’s goal in the 82nd minute broke a scoreless tie as Florida Southern fell to 3rd-ranked Palm Beach Atlantic 1-0 Saturday night.
  • Second Straight Game-Winner for Moore, Third Straight Win for the Mocs as Men’s Soccer Defeats Eckerd 2-1
    October 18, 2017
    ST. PETERSBURG, FL – Daniel Moore scored the game-winning goal for the second time in five days as Florida Southern extended its winning streak to three in a row with a 2-1 win at Eckerd Wednesday night.
  • Moore’s Header in Closing Minutes Lifts Moccasins to 2-1 Win Over Embry-Riddle in Men’s Soccer
    October 14, 2017
    AUBURNDALE, FL – Daniel Moore’s header off a free kick in the 87th minute snapped a 1-1 tie after Rene Rivera had tied the match midway through the first half, lifting Florida Southern to a 2-1 win over Embry-Riddle Saturday night.
  • Moccasins Lead from Start to Finish in 3-0 Win at Nova Southeastern in Men’s Soccer
    October 07, 2017
    DAVIE – A goal by Christoph Gums less than three minutes into the game put Florida Southern ahead, and goals 70 seconds apart by Hinrik Atli Smarason and Dani Morillo early in the second half provided the final margin as the Moccasins defeated Nova Southeastern 3-0 Saturday night.
  • Soccer Teams Again Claim National Academic Honors
    October 05, 2017
    For the sixth year in a row, both Florida Southern soccer teams have been honored by the United Soccer Coaches as having one of the top academic programs in the country. The men’s team has now won the United Soccer Coaches (formerly the NSCAA) Team Academic Award for the 11th consecutive year, and the women have been on the list for the last six years. The women were ranked No. 7 among all Division II schools with a team GPA of 3.62, and the men were tied for 18th with a 3.29 GPA. The award covers the full 2016-17 academic year.
  • Florida Tech Rallies for 2-1 Win over Florida Southern in Men’s Soccer
    October 04, 2017
    MELBOURNE, FL – Christoph Gums scored for Florida Southern with help from James Smith less than seven minutes into the game, but 24th-ranked Florida Tech tied the score midway through the first half and went ahead midway through the second for a 2-1 win over the Moccasins.
  • Moccasins Out-Last the Weather and the Spartans to Earn 3-1 Win Over Tampa in Men’s Soccer
    September 30, 2017
    AUBURNDALE, FL – Rene Rivera and Jacob Ling-Vannerus scored first-half goals three minutes apart and Georg Michajlov put the game away with a goal in the later stages of the second half as Florida Southern defeated Tampa 3-1 in a game delayed more than two hours by bad weather.
  • Florida National Uses Four First-Half Goals to Defeat Florida Southern 4-0 in Men’s Soccer Monday Night
    September 25, 2017
    AUBURNDALE, FL – With Rodrigo Costa scoring two goals and assisting another, Florida National scored four times in the first 26 minutes and went on to win by that same margin for a 4-0 win over Florida Southern.
  • Two Goals by Gums Starts Florida Southern on its Way to 4-0 Win Over Saint Leo in Men’s Soccer
    September 23, 2017
    AUBURNDALE, FL – Christoph Gums scored two goals in the first nine minutes Saturday night before Dani Morillo and James Smith added single goals of their own, as Florida Southern defeated Saint Leo 4-0.
  • Florida Southern Men’s Soccer Team Back on the Field at Rollins as Tars Take 1-0 Decision Over Moccasins
    September 20, 2017
    WINTER PARK – With Rollins scoring the only goal of the night in the 81st minute, the 20th-ranked Tars were able to pull out a 1-0 decision over the Moccasins in Florida Southern’s first game back following a long layoff caused by Hurricane Irma.
  • Wednesday Night's Women's Soccer Game Moved to Rollins; Men's Game to Follow
    September 19, 2017
    With the Lake Myrtle Sports Complex not yet ready to host a match following Hurricane Irma the Florida Southern women’s soccer game against Rollins College scheduled for Wednesday night in Auburndale has been moved to Rollins College in Winter Park. That game will now be played as part of a doubleheader with the Florida Southern men’s soccer match that was already scheduled for Wednesday night at Rollins.
    September 13, 2017
    LAKELAND, FL (9/14/17) - We are pleased to share with you that as of this morning we now have power in almost all buildings across campus. What wonderful news! We are still waiting for power to come on in Colony Arms Apartments, Roberts Academy, and a few FSC houses surrounding the campus. We will continue to communicate updates as they become available and will accommodate any student who lives in one of these locations if power is still not restored when they return to campus.
  • Rivera’s Brace Lifts Florida Southern to 3-1 Win at North Greenville in Men’s Soccer
    September 05, 2017
    TIGERVILLE, SC – Sophomore Rene Rivera scored two goals less than six minutes apart before a lengthy weather delay in the first half, and James Smith assisted a pair of goals to lead the Florida Southern men’s soccer team to a 3-1 win over North Greenville on Tuesday night.
  • Carlson Era Begins With a Win as Florida Southern Men’s Soccer Team Downs Shorter 4-1
    September 02, 2017
    AUBURNDALE – Florida Southern’s first game under new head coach Jason Carlson was a rousing success, and the return of Romain Voirin was a big reason why. Playing his first game in two years, the redshirt junior scored two goals and assisted another to lead the Moccasins to a 4-1 win over Shorter in their season opener.
  • New Year Begins for Florida Southern Men’s Soccer Team Saturday Night Under New Head Coach
    September 01, 2017
    The Moccasin men’s soccer kicks off a 16-game regular season schedule this Saturday at home against Shorter University at 7 p.m. The game, which is being played at the Lake Myrtle Sports Park in Auburndale, will also be the first for Jason Carlson, who was hired in May as the sixth head coach in the 61-year history of the Florida Southern men’s soccer program. Carlson has joined the Moccasins after guiding Upper Iowa to a 39-27-5 record from 2013-16, and the school’s first NCAA Tournament berth in 2015.
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