Men's Lacrosse Opens Season with Non-Conference Game Against Tampa

Men's Lacrosse Opens Season with Non-Conference Game Against Tampa

LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College men's lacrosse will open the 2019 season with a neutral site contest in Orlando against the University of Tampa. The game will take place at Lake Highland Prep on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 3 p.m. The Mocs will open the home portion of their schedule when they host Emmanuel at Moccasin Field on March 3 at 4 p.m.

Florida Southern, which was selected to finish six in the Sunshine State Conference in the SSC preseason coaches poll, returns many of its key players from a year ago. Back this year are four members of the Mocs named All-SSC a year ago in Dalton Simpson (second team), Kevin Dyer (second team), Kevin Horwitz (second team & all-freshmen) and Austen Lison (honorable mention). Head Coach Marty Ward brought in 25 new players who will be looked on to make an impact right way. 

The Mocs are coming off an 8-7 2018 season. Florida Southern is among six Sunshine State Conference teams that are ranked in the top 20 or receiving votes in the current USILA Coaches Poll.

For a complete schedule, including links to live stats and live video of all home and select road contests, click HERE.