LEXINGTON, KY - Nicole Mattson earned her second-straight South Region Player of the Year honors, and Florida Southern College volleyball teammates Bethany Besancenez and Rachael Martin also earned all-South Region honors when the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced its all-region selections on Wednesday.
WEST PALM BEACH, FL - Florida Southern College volleyball saw its season come to an end with a 3-0 loss to No. 16 Palm Beach Atlantic in the semifinal round of the NCAA South Regional on Friday night at Rubin Arena. The Moccasins (22-11) fell two wins shy of defending last year's South Region title, while the top-seeded Sailfish (29-4) advanced to the regional title match for the third time in the last four years.
GREENWOOD, IN - On the same day that as their first match of the NCAA South Regional, Florida Southern College volleyball standouts Bethany Besancenez and Nicole Mattson were named as Google Cloud Academic all-District selections by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Thursday afternoon
WEST PALM BEACH, FL - Nicole Mattson, Buse Ene, and Rachael Martin each tallied double-digit kills as Florida Southern College volleyball took down No. 21 West Florida, 3-1, in the first round of the NCAA South Regional on Thursday at Rubin Arena. The Moccasins (22-10) took the first two sets from the Argonauts (25-8) and rallied back from a late three-point deficit to earn a 28-26 fourth-set victory to advance to their eighth-straight regional semifinal.
WEST PALM BEACH, FL - Nicole Mattson was named as the Division II Conference Commissioner's Association (D2CCA) South Region Player of the Year, and Rachael Martin earned second team all-region honors when the D2CCA office announced its annual volleyball awards on Wednesday afternoon. Mattson was also named as the Sunshine State Conference Player of the Year and a first team all-SSC selection on Tuesday.
MELBOURNE, FL - Nicole Mattson was named as the Sunshine State Conference volleyball Player of the Year, and Rachael Martin earned second team all-SSC honors when the conference office announced its annual volleyball awards on Tuesday afternoon. Mattson, who was also named as a first team all-SSC selection, is the fifth Florida Southern volleyball student-athlete to win the SSC Player of the Year award and the first since Sara Stewart in 2000.
LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College volleyball will begin its quest to win a second-straight NCAA South Region title when it takes on No. 21 West Florida in the opening round of postseason play on Thursday at 5 p.m. in West Palm Beach. The Moccasins (21-10) earned their ninth-straight NCAA Tournament bid when selections were announced on Sunday evening and are coming off a massive upset of then No. 9 Tampa (3-1) in the regular-season finale on Saturday.
LAKELAND, FL - Nicole Mattson and Rachael Martin each tallied double-digit kills as Florida Southern College volleyball snagged a huge upset over No. 9 Tampa on Senior Day at Jenkins Field House on Saturday. The Moccasins (21-10, 13-7 SSC) knocked off the Sunshine State Conference's top team as it took a 2-0 lead on the Spartans (27-4, 17-3) and hung on in an extra-points fourth set to come up with a massive 3-1 victory.
LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College volleyball hit the 20-win mark for the seventh-straight year as it swept Rollins, 3-0, in Sunshine State Conference action on Friday night at Jenkins Field House. The Moccasins (20-10, 12-7 SSC) dominated the Tars (4-25, 1-18) with a stifling defensive performance that saw Florida Southern hold Rollins to a hitting percentage of just .021.
WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. – Nicole Mattson led the Moccasins with 20 kills and added 18 digs, while Gabby Fresh and Bethany Besancenez each hit the 20-dig mark, but Florida Southern dropped a four-set decision to No. 16 Palm Beach Atlantic. The Moccasins (19-10, 11-7 Sunshine State Conference) took the first set 25-20, but the Sailfish (26-4, 15-4) won the next three, 25-21, 26-24, and 25-22 to claim the victory. That result gave the two teams a season split after the Moccasins had defeated the Sailfish 3-1 in Lakeland on September 28.