2018-19 Florida Southern Women's Lacrosse News

  • Moccasins Claim Fifth-Straight SSC Regular Season Title
    April 20, 2019
    WEST PALM BEACH, FL - Florida Southern College women's lacrosse closed out the 2019 regular season with a 22-2 victory over Palm Beach Atlantic. The Mocs (15-2, 5-1 SSC) opened the game on a 9-0 run to defeat the Sailfish (5-9, 0-6 SSC). 
  • Mocs Sweep Ohio Trip with 19-5 Victory at Findlay
    April 14, 2019
    FINDLAY, OH - Florida Southern College women's lacrosse closed out the non-conference portion of its schedule with a 19-5 victory at Findlay. The Mocs (14-2, 4-1 SSC) opened the game on a 7-0 run to defeat the Oilers (6-8, 4-0 GMAC). 
  • Smith Records Game-Winning Goal in Home State as Reber Wins 200th Career Victory
    April 12, 2019
    TIFFIN, OH - Marina Jozokos put the Mocs up 3-0 in the first three minutes of the game and Brenna Smith added two more goals in the first ten minutes as Florida Southern College women's lacrosse scored all the goals needed to defeat Tiffin. In her return home, Smith recorded the game-winning goal for the Mocs (13-2, 4-1 SSC) at the 20:36 mark of the first half to beat the Dragons (7-6, 3-0 GMAC). The victory also marked head coach Kara Reber's 200th career victory.  
  • Keesey Earns IWLCA Player of the Week Honors
    April 10, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL -  For the second time this week, Florida Southern College women's lacrosse senior Sam Keesey has earned player of the week honors. This time from the IWLCA as announced by the organization's office Wednesday afternoon. 
  • Bursinger Eclipses 400 Career Draw Controls as Mocs Hand Lions First Loss of 2019
    April 09, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College women's lacrosse spoiled Saint Leo's bid for a perfect season as the Mocs (12-2, 4-1 SSC) held the Lions (13-1, 2-1 SSC) to a season-low six goals. Senior Dani Bursinger won a total nine draw controls for the visiting Mocs and with her sixth draw control of the game, she hit the 400 mark for her career. She is the first Moccasin to hit this milestone. 
  • Bannatyne, Keesey Sweep SSC Player of the Week Awards
    April 08, 2019
    MELBOURNE, FL - Florida Southern women's lacrosse student-athletes Riley Bannatyne and Sam Keesey both earned Sunshine State Conference player of the week honors as announced by the conference office Monday afternoon. Last week, the Mocs went 2-0 defeating then No. 2 ranked Rollins and Embry-Riddle. 
  • Reber Earns 130th FSC Victory as Mocs Win 20th SSC Game on Senior Day
    April 06, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - On the day Florida Southern College women's lacrosse honored it's last remaining members of the 2016 national championship squad, the Moccasins defeated Embry-Riddle 21-10 at Moccasin Field on Saturday afternoon. The Mocs (11-2, 3-1 SSC) used double-digit goal totals in each half to send the Eagles (9-5, 1-2 SSC) back to Daytona Beach with their fifth loss of the season. 
  • Moccasins Hit Double-Digit Win Total for Eighth-Straight Season
    April 03, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College women's lacrosse took down No. 2 Rollins 16-11 at Moccasin Field on Wednesday night. The Mocs (10-2, 2-1 SSC) jumped out to a 3-0 lead en route to handing the Tars (10-1, 1-1 SSC) their first loss of 2019. 
  • Bannatyne's Five Goals Put Moccasins Back in the Win Column
    March 30, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College women's lacrosse returned to its winning ways with a 22-8 victory over the visiting Trojans of Mount Olive. The Mocs (9-2, 1-1 SSC) quickly found the scoreboard as freshmen Brenna Smith opened the scoring at the 29:23 mark over the Trojans (8-4, 5-1 CC).
  • Moccasins Late Rally Not Enough in Loss at Tampa
    March 27, 2019
    TAMPA, FL - Florida Southern College women's lacrosse suffered its first loss to Tampa in program history. The Mocs (8-2, 1-1 SSC) rallied to erase a seven-goal deficit to tie the Spartans (7-2, 1-0 SSC) at 13-13 in the second half.
  • 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.
  • Moccasins Defeat Crusaders on Faculty Appreciation Night
    March 21, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College women's lacrosse picked up win number seven in a row with a 23-7 victory over Belmont Abbey on Thursday night at Moccasin Field. The Mocs (8-1, 1-0 SSC) opened with a 7-0 run over the Crusaders (5-6, 3-1 CC).
  • Women's Lacrosse Raises More Than $2,000 to #StopSuicide
    March 19, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - In partnership with Lax4Life, Florida Southern College women's lacrosse raised more than $2,000 last weekend to help fight suicide. The Moccasins teamed up with Florida Tech by wearing special shirts during Saturday's game at Moccasin Field, with each player and coach designating a friend, family member, or loved whose name was written on the back of their shirt.
  • Bursinger Earns Second-Straight SSC Defensive Player of Week Honors
    March 18, 2019
    MELBOURNE, FL - Florida Southern College women's lacrosse senior Dani Bursinger earns her second-straight Sunshine State Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors. This is her second award this season and fourth all-time. Bursinger won 13 draw controls as the Mocs defeated both Slippery Rock (20-7) and Florida Tech (16-4).
  • Benedetto Sisters Lead Moccasins to Tenth-Straight Victory Against Florida Tech
    March 16, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College women's lacrosse defeated Florida Tech for the tenth-straight time with a 16-4 victory on Saturday afternoon at Moccasin Field. The Benedetto sisters teamed up for six goals and two assists as the Mocs (7-1, 1-0 SSC) handed the Panthers (5-4, 0-1 SSC) their fourth loss on the season.   
  • Bannatyne's Four Goal Night Leads Moccasins to Fifth-Straight Victory
    March 13, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Riley Bannatyne records a season-high four goals as Florida Southern College women's lacrosse picked up its fifth-straight win. The Mocs (6-1) opened on a 3-0 run over Slippery Rock (1-2) in route to a 20-7 victory. 
  • Bursinger, Grady Sweep SSC Players of the Week
    March 11, 2019
    MELBOURNE, FL - Sarah Grady and Dani Bursinger were named offensive and defensive players of the week for games played from March 4-10. The duo earns the honors after helping guide Florida Southern College women's lacrosse to a 3-0 trip in North Carolina. The Mocs defeated Catawba (23-2), Wingate (21-7), and No. 22 Queens (14-12). 
  • Second Half Goal Surge Propels Mocs to Royal Victory
    March 10, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Florida Southern College women's lacrosse struggled at the start of the game as they trailed from the opening goal and found themselves having to even the score back up against the Queens University of Charlotte Royals on Sunday afternoon. The Mocs (5-1) powered back to take a 9-8 lead over the host Royals (3-2) in the second half, a lead Florida Southern would hang on to till the final horn. 
  • Glinecki's Four Goals Lead Moccasins to Third-Straight Victory
    March 08, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - In the first meeting between the two programs, Florida Southern College women's lacrosse picked up a 20-7 victory at Wingate on Friday afternoon. The Mocs (4-1) used a seven-point game by Grace Glinecki to put the Bulldogs (2-3) under .500. 
  • Seventeen First-Half Goals More than Enough in Mocs Victory at Catawba
    March 07, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Offense took control early in Florida Southern College women's lacrosse victory at Catawba. The Mocs (3-1) cruised out to a 17-0 halftime lead over the host Indians (1-3) on Thursday afternoon. 
  • Thirteen Different Moccasins Score as FSC Tops Seton Hill
    March 02, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College women's lacrosse picked up its second win of the season with a 21-9 victory over Seton Hill on Saturday afternoon at Moccasin Field. The Mocs (2-1) rallied off a string of six straight goals, and seven straight goals to take a 15-4 halftime lead over the visiting Griffins (1-1).
  • Florida Southern Drops Afternoon Contest to Adelphi
    February 24, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College women's lacrosse dropped its first game of the season with an 11-9 loss to No. 2 Adelphi. The Mocs (1-1) saw the Panthers (2-0) open the game on a 3-0 run before they were able to tie the game at four.
  • Balanced Attack Leads Mocs Past Hawks In Season Opener
    February 14, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College women's lacrosse opened the season on a 9-0 run en route to a 19-7 victory over Rockhurst on Thursday night at Moccasin Field. The No. 3 Moccasins (1-0) used goals from 11 different players to keep the Hawks (0-2) still searching for their first victory of 2019. Grace Glinecki lead the offense with three goals on the evening. 
  • Women's Lacrosse Season Opens Season Against Rockhurst
    February 13, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College women's lacrosse will open 2019 season at Moccasin Field when they take on Rockhurst (Feb. 14). The Moccasins, who are ranked No. 3 in the nation entering the season, are also the favorites to win their fifth straight Sunshine State Conference title.
  • Florida Southern Ranked Third in IWLCA Preseason Poll
    January 28, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College women's lacrosse has been tabbed as the No. 3 team in the nation in the IWLCA Division II Preseason Coaches Poll. The Moccasins, who were the national runners-up in 2018, finished with 578 points to come in third behind defending national champion, Le Moyne and 2017 national champion, Adelphi.
  • Moccasins Picked as Sunshine State Conference Favorites
    January 24, 2019
    MELBOURNE, Fla. – Sunshine State Conference coaches select Florida Southern College women's lacrosse as the preseason number one for the fourth time in five years. With 36 points and six first-place votes in the poll, the Moccasins are odds-on favorites to win a fifth consecutive conference title.
  • 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).
  • Women's Lacrosse Announces 2019 Schedule
    October 10, 2018
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College women's lacrosse head coach Kara Reber released her schedule for the 2019 season on Wednesday. Entering its second season on Moccasin Field at the Barnett Athletic Complex, the Mocs will take to the field nine times a home. Florida Southern will make two trips out of the state of Florida with trips to North Carolina (March 7-10) and Ohio (April 12-14).