TAMPA, FL - A long scoring drought in the first half erased an early 4-1 lead as Florida Southern College women's lacrosse fell to No. 2 Le Moyne, 16-11, in the NCAA Division II National Championship game on Sunday at UT Lacrosse Stadium at the University of Tampa. The No. 3 Moccasins (21-2) fell behind in the first two minutes but reeled off four-straight goals to steal the momentum before the Dolphins (22-1) clamped down defensively and put together an 8-0 run to jump on top for good and take a 10-6 halftime lead.
TAMPA, FL - Meghan O'Brien scored five goals and two other players notched a hat trick as Florida Southern College women's lacrosse advanced to its third-straight NCAA Division II National Championship game with a 20-14 win over No. 13 East Stroudsburg on Friday at UT Lacrosse Stadium. The Moccasins (21-1) raced out to a 3-0 lead and never led by less than two goals the rest of the way to top the Warriors (15-4) for their third trip in a row to the national title contest.
SPARKS, MD - Florida Southern College women's lacrosse has had seven players named as all-South Region selections by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association, the IWLCA announced on Friday afternoon. Five Moccasins earned first-team all-region honors, while two more were named as second-team selections. Florida Southern boasts more all-region selections than any other team in any of the four regions.
LAKELAND, FL - Julia Couch, a sophomore at Florida Southern College, is the recipient of the Elite 90 award for the 2018 NCAA Division II Women's Lacrosse Championship.
TAMPA, FL - Florida Southern College women's lacrosse will look to take another step towards its second NCAA Division II National Championship when it faces No. 13 East Stroudsburg in the NCAA Tournament semifinal round at 11 a.m. on Friday at the UT Lacrosse Stadium. The No. 3 Moccasins (20-1) defeated Sunshine State Conference rival Florida Tech by a 19-10 score on May 12 to punch their ticket to Tampa, while the Warriors (15-3) upset previously unbeaten West Chester by a 16-14 final to reach the national semifinals.
LAKELAND, FL - Shannon Gilfedder scored seven goals, four of which came in the second half, and Florida Southern College women's lacrosse overcame an 8-7 second-half deficit to advance to the NCAA Division II Tournament Semifinals for the third-straight year. The No. 3 Moccasins (20-1) used an 8-0 run over the final 15 minutes to blow past the Panthers (17-3) and extend their postseason run yet again.
BRONXVILLE, NY - Florida Southern College women's lacrosse standout Shannon Mazza has been named as a finalist for the Yeardley Reynolds Love ("YRL") Unsung Hero Award, the One Love Foundation announced earlier this week. The award is given annually to six collegiate lacrosse players, one men's and one women's from each NCAA Division of play, who make significant contributions to their team both on and off the field, while showing exemplary leadership qualities and participating in community service.
LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College women's lacrosse is set to host the first two rounds of the NCAA Division II Women's Lacrosse Tournament for the third-straight season. The Moccasins (19-1) earned the No. 1 seed in the South Region, and will face the winner of a first-round matchup between No. 2 seed Florida Tech and third-seeded Limestone.
INDIANAPOLIS - Florida Southern College women's lacrosse has earned the No. 1 seed in the South Region of the 2018 NCAA Division II Women's Lacrosse Tournament, the NCAA announced on Sunday evening. The Moccasins (19-1) enter the tournament on a seven-game winning streak after winning their fourth-straight Sunshine State Conference regular-season title and their third consecutive SSC Tournament title.
LAKELAND, FL - Three different players scored at least three goals and Florida Southern College women's lacrosse raced out to an early 7-0 lead en route to a 15-7 victory over Florida Tech on Sunday in the championship game of the 2018 Sunshine State Conference Tournament. The top-seeded Moccasins (19-1) dominated from start to finish and defeated the Panthers (16-2) in the conference tournament title game for the second year in a row.