Florida Southern 2018-19 Men's Tennis News

  • Drew Howard Named Director of Athletics & Dean of Wellness
    March 25, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL – Florida Southern College President Dr. Anne B. Kerr has announced the appointment of Drew Howard as the Moccasins’ new Director of Athletics & Dean of Wellness. The announcement was made on Monday during a press conference at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House.
  • Men's Tennis Cracks ITA Oracle Rankings
    March 21, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College men's tennis cracked the ITA Oracle rankings on Wednesday, earning the No. 30 ranking in the nation. The Moccasins received high marks for upsetting No. 14 Palm Beach Atlantic and benefitted from close losses to highly ranked opponents like No. 4 Saint Leo, No. 40 Embry-Riddle and No. 12 West Alabama in the computerized rankings.
  • Moccasins Upset Division I Highlanders
    March 20, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College men's tennis earned the upset on Wednesday afternoon, defeating New Jersey Institute of Technology in a close 4-3 match at the Wynee Warden Tennis Center. The No. 30 Moccasins' (7-9) win over the Highlanders (4-9) is the first over a Division I oppenent since defeating Bethune-Cookman on February 1, 2013 in an identical 4-3 scoreline. The Mocs are also now 4-2 this season in one-match decisions, most recently falling to Sonoma State on Sunday and defeating Ferris State at home on Friday before Wednesday's win.
  • Men's Tennis Finishes on Wrong Side of 4-3 Contest in Loss to Sonoma State
    March 17, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - For the fifth time this season Florida Southern College men's tennis found themselves in a 4-3 contest, falling to Sonoma State on Sunday afternoon at the Wynee Warden Tennis Center. The Moccasins (6-9) were unable to overcome the Seawolves (7-2) despite strong performances from Brandon Pham, Brian Pham and Lennart Vossgäetter in singles competition. The Mocs are now 3-2 this season in one-match decisions, most recently defeating Ferris State at home on Friday before Sunday's loss.
  • Moccasins Win Close Contest Over Bulldogs
    March 15, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College men's tennis won in dramatic fashion on Friday afternoon, finishing on the right side of a 4-3 contest against Ferris State. The Moccasins (6-8) held strong in the No. 1, 5 and 6 singles flights to defeat the Bulldogs (2-8) and rebound from a dissappointing loss against North Georgia on Wednesday.
  • Moccasins Fall 5-2 to Nighthawks
    March 13, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College men's tennis fell 5-2 to North Georgia on Wednesday afternoon at the Wynee Warden Tennis Center. The Moccasins (5-8) won two singles flights but were unable to withstand the Nighthawks (10-1) as a whole. The Nighthawks decisively won the doubles decision in the No. 1 and No. 3 flights by score of 6-1 and 6-0, respectively.
  • Moccasins Fall 4-2 to Warriors
    March 12, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College men's tennis saw just their second loss in seven games on Tuesday afternoon, falling 4-2 to Wayne State at the Wynee Warden Tennis Center. The Moccasins (5-7) were unable to overcome strong performances from the Warriors (9-3) in the No. 2, 3 and 4 singles flights.
  • Moccasins Cruise in 5-0 Victory Over Golden Rams
    March 11, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College men's tennis won its first of an upcoming four matches in five days on Monday afternoon, winning 5-0 over West Chester at the Wynee Warden Tennis Center. The Moccasins (5-6) and the Golden Rams (0-4) played only five singles flights before the match was clinched by the Moccasins in just over an hour of play.
  • Men's Tennis Overcomes Setbacks in 4-3 Win Over Timberwolves
    March 09, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College men's tennis overcame losing the doubles point and an injury in the No. 3 singles flight to win 4-3 over Northwood on Saturday night at the Wynee Warden Tennis Center. The Moccasins (4-6) won the No. 1, 2, 5 and 6 singles flights to overcome Miroslav Cvjetan withdrawing from the No. 3 singles flight and a great early start by the Timberwolves (2-3).
  • Mocs Drop Close 4-3 Conference Contest to Eagles
    March 07, 2019
    DAYTONA BEACH, FL - A close contest on Thursday afternoon ended in favor of the home side as Florida Southern College men's tennis narrowly lost 4-3 to Embry-Riddle. The Moccasins (3-6, 1-2 SSC) won the No. 4, No. 5 and No. 6 singles flights but were not able to overcome losing the top three singles flights and doubles point to the Eagles (2-4, 1-1 SSC).
  • Men's Tennis Match Against Davis & Elkins Postponed to Wednesday
    March 06, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Tuesday's tennis match between Florida Southern College and Davis & Elkins has been postponed to Wednesday, March 6 at 10 a.m. due to rain. 
  • Mocs Win 6-1 Over Senators, Earn Third-Straight Victory
    March 06, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College men's tennis cruised to its third-straight win on Wednesday, defeating Davis & Elkins, 6-1. The Moccasins (3-5) dominated in doubles play against the Senators (2-4) and won five of the six singles flights in two sets or less to take the match.
  • Men's Tennis Wins Second Straight in 4-3 Victory Over Lakers
    March 02, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College men's tennis went ahead early and fought off a previously unbeaten Grand Valley State to win 4-3 on Saturday, recording its second-straight win. The Moccasins (2-5) won the doubles point but struggled in the No. 1 and No. 2 singles flights as the Lakers (4-1) tied the match at three, forcing a decision in the No. 5 singles match to give the Mocs the win.
  • Cvjetan Wins SSC Player of the Week Honor
    February 25, 2019
    MELBOURNE, FL - The Sunshine State Conference announced on Monday that Florida Southern College men's tennis athlete Miroslav Cvjetan had won the Conference Player of the Week. The honor is the first in Cvjetan's career and the first for any Moccasin men's tennis player since March 21, 2016 when Arthur Viallaneiz received the honor.
  • Moccasins Upset No. 12 Sailfish in First Win of Season
    February 23, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - It was a statement first win of the season for Florida Southern College men's tennis on Saturday afternoon as they upset No. 12 Palm Beach Atlantic, 5-2. The Moccasins (1-5, 1-1) won the doubles point over the Sailfish (1-1, 0-1) while all of their four singles flights wins went to three sets.
  • Men's Tennis Drops SSC-Opener to No. 6 Saint Leo
    February 21, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College men's tennis suffered their first loss of conference play this season, falling 5-2 to Saint Leo on Wednesday. The Moccasins (0-5) battled in the doubles flights, losing 7-5 and 7-6 in the No. 2 and No. 3 matchups before the No. 6 Lions (3-2) clinched the match in the singles flights.
  • Shorthanded Moccasins Lose to Tigers
    February 17, 2019
    PENSACOLA, FL - Florida Southern College men's tennis concluded the weekend trip to Pensacola on Sunday, losing 6-1 to West Alabama. The Moccasins (0-4), who played without the help of Tim Becker and Brandon Pham, struggled against the South's eighth-ranked Tigers (5-0) team in both the singles and doubles competitions.
  • No. 4 Argonauts Defeat Men’s Tennis
    February 16, 2019
    PENSACOLA, FL -  Florida Southern College men’s tennis fell 6-1 to West Florida at the Ralph “Skeeter” Carson Tennis Complex on Saturday. Oscar Sohl was the lone winner in the No. 5 singles matchup for the Moccasins (0-3) as the No. 4 Argonauts (1-0) cruised in straight sets for both the singles and doubles competition.
  • Men's Tennis Falls to Warhawks in First Match at Pensacola
    February 15, 2019
    PENSACOLA, FL - Miroslav Cvjetan won his second match of the 2019 season but was unable to prevent Florida Southern men's tennis from losing 4-1 to Auburn Montgomery on Friday at the Raplh "Skeeter" Carson Tennis Complex at West Florida. 
  • Men's Tennis Drops Season-Opener to Sixth-Ranked Flagler
    February 01, 2019
    ST. AUGUSTINE, FL - A rainy, cold afternoon set the tone on Friday as the Florida Southern College men's tennis team dropped their season-opener 5-2 to No. 6 Flagler. The Moccasins fell behind early when the Saints swept all three doubles matches and couldn't overcome strong play from Flagler's top four.
  • Sunshine State Conference Releases 2019 Men’s Tennis Preseason Poll
    January 24, 2019
    MELBOURNE, FL - The coaches of the Sunshine State Conference have selected the Florida Southern College men’s tennis team to finish seventh in the conference for 2019.
  • Meyer to Retire as Director of Athletics, Leaves Behind Championship Legacy
    January 15, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL – After more than a decade at the helm of Florida Southern College’s intercollegiate athletic programs, Director of Athletics Pete Meyer is retiring in February.
  • Moccasins Walk to #StopSuicide
    December 02, 2018
    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).
  • Mocs Win Two Consolation Doubles Championships at Mercer Classic
    October 07, 2018
    MACON, GA - The Florida Southern men's tennis team claimed two consolation doubles championships in the Mercer Gridiron Classic played here Sunday at the Leroy Peddy Tennis Center. Tim Becker and John Sakellarides defeated Andrei Duarte and Patrick Lazo of Georgia State, 6-1, in the Flight A championship while Victor Ahlbeck and Danny Thomas downed Sam Schiano and Tom Russwurm of USC-Spartanburg, 6-2, in Flight B.
  • Moccasins Battling for Consolation Titles in Mercer Gridiron Classic
    October 06, 2018
    MACON, GA - Brandon Pham picked up two wins on Saturday to advance to the finals of the Flight B consolation bracket of the Mercer Gridiron Classic here at the Leroy Peddy Tennis Center. In addition, John Sakellarides and Danny Thomas each won two matches and will face each other in the semifinals of the Flight C consolation bracket on Sunday.
  • Men's Tennis Continues Fall Season at Mercer Gridiron Classic
    October 05, 2018
    MACON, GA - The Florida Southern men's tennis team continued its Fall season with competition in the Mercer Gridiron Classic here at the Leroy Peddy Tennis Center. As one of only three non-Division I teams in the 16-team field, the Moccasins found the going tough on the opening day of the three-day tournament.
  • Moccasin Athletics Partners with AFSP to #StopSuicide
    September 24, 2018
    LAKELAND, FL ? Florida Southern College Athletics and its Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) have announced that the Moccasins will partner with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in a year-long effort to raise awareness and donations to help fight suicide.
  • Hertweck Falls in ITA South Regional Tournament
    September 23, 2018
    LAKELAND, FL – Florida Southern's Valentin Hertweck dropped a 6-3, 3-6, 10-2 decision to Daniel Del Val of Montevallo in the semifinals of the ITA South Region Championships consolation bracket on Sunday.
  • Hertweck Advances in ITA Consolation Bracket
    September 22, 2018
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern's Valentin Hertweck won his only match of the day to advance to the semifinals in the consolation bracket of the ITA South Regional Championships held Saturday at the Barnett Family Tennis Center. Hertweck, who received an opening round bye in the bracket, defeated Rodolfo Hasegawa of Palm Beach Atlantic, 6-4, 6-2, before getting a win in his next match by default over Robin Calais of Lynn.
  • Men's Tennis Opens Play at ITA South Regional
    September 21, 2018
    LAKELAND, FL - The Florida Southern men's tennis duo of Miloslav Cvjetan and Hikaru Nagoshi defeated Bruno Babic and Noel Kunz of Saint Leo, 8-6, for the Moccasins' sole win on the opening day of the ITA South Regional Championships held Friday at the Beerman Family Tennis Center. Cvjetan and Nagoshi advance to Saturday's action against Rodolfo Hasegawa and Pietro de Silva of Palm Beach Atlantic.
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