DAVIE, FL – Florida Southern put the first run on the board Sunday morning in the top of the first inning, but Nova Southeastern fought back to take the lead in the bottom of the fifth and held on to defeat the Moccasins 3-1 in the season finale for both teams.
Bell’s Big Hits in Game One Lead to Extra-Inning Win; Beacham Tosses One-Hitter in Game Two as Mocs Beat Sharks 5-3 and 4-1
DAVIE, FL – A pair of RBI singles by Shannon Bell, including one in the top of the ninth inning, helped bring Florida Southern back from a 3-0 deficit for a 5-3 extra-inning win in game one, and Kristen Beacham tossed a one-hitter in game two as the Moccasins took two from Nova Southeastern, 5-3 in nine innings and 4-1.
Game One of Florida Southern-Nova Southeastern Softball Series Suspended by Rain and Will Resume Saturday
DAVIE, FL – A game that was originally scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. was initially pushed back to almost 8:30 because of heavy rain Friday afternoon, but Florida Southern and Nova Southeastern only made it into the top of the second inning when more rain made further play impossible. The game was suspended with one out in the second before either team even had a base runner and it will resume Saturday at 1 p.m. The second game of the series will be played immediately thereafter, and the series finale will now be played Sunday at 11 a.m.
Green, Gault and Two Big Defensive Plays Propel Moccasins to 4-2 Win and Split with #15 West Florida
TALLAHASSEE – Kensie Green’s two-run single was the only hit in a three-run first inning that helped propel Kelli Gault to the biggest win of her young career, but a couple of late-inning defensive plays by Zierra Flodman and Lindsey Wilson made sure those efforts did indeed result in a 4-2 win by the Moccasins over 15th-ranked West Florida. That came after the Argonauts won the first game of Tuesday’s doubleheader, 2-0.
Tuesday's neutral-site doubleheader between Florida Southern and West Florida has been moved up one hour and will now start at 1 p.m. Eastern Time. Those games are being played at Tallahassee Community College.
Weldon is Lights Out All the Way: Grand Slam and Near-Perfect Pitching Rallies Florida Southern Past Flagler as Moccasins and Saints Split Doubleheader
ST. AUGUSTINE, FL – Jenna Weldon etched her name into the history book earlier this year with a perfect game against Chestnut Hill, and Wednesday night she found a new way to put herself in the book again. The freshman pitcher/third baseman hit a tie-breaking grand slam in the fifth inning and threw 4.2 innings of near-perfect relief for the win as Florida Southern rallied from a four-run deficit for a 9-4 win over Flagler. The Saints won Wednesday night’s first game, 8-5, when a Moccasin rally in the seventh inning fell a little bit short.
FSC Collects 10 Hits in Game One as Bell Sets Record for 4-Hit Games; Panther Pitching Tosses Two Shutouts Though in Sweep of Mocs
MELBOURNE, FL – Shannon Bell set a Florida Southern record with her fourth 4-hit game of the season as part of a 10-hit effort by the Moccasins in the opener, but Florida Tech’s pitching kept them from scoring in both games as the Panthers swept the doubleheader, 3-0 and 4-0.
Weldon Homers, Ehlers Shines in Relief Role, but Early Scoring by Panthers Gives Florida Tech 4-1 Win Over FSC
MELBOURNE, FL – Jenna Weldon went deep for the fourth time this year, and Aubrey Ehlers pitched four strong innings out of the bullpen, but Florida Tech used three runs in the first two innings to take control early and went on to a 4-1 win over Florida Southern on Friday.
MELBOURNE, FL - Florida Southern’s Kristen Beacham has been selected as the Sunshine State Conference Pitcher of the Week for April 9 following her three-hit shutout of 4th-ranked Palm Beach Atlantic on Saturday. It’s Beacham’s first SSC weekly award of the season and the second of her career.
Moccasins Strike Early Behind Trana, Then Ride Beacham’s Arm for 2-0 Win over No. 4 Palm Beach Atlantic; Sailfish Win Game Two for a Split
LAKELAND – Jessica Trana’s two-run double in the first inning gave Florida Southern the lead and Kristen Beacham carried the Moccasins on her shoulders the rest of the way. Given the lead after working out of a bases-loaded, none-out situation in the top of the first, Beacham dominated the second half of the game to complete a three-hit shutout for a 2-0 win over 4th-ranked Palm Beach Atlantic in the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader. The Sailfish won the weather-delayed second game 8-0 behind a two-hit shutout from Ashton Adkins.