Men's Swimming & Diving

  • Lopez Named SSC Men's Swimmer of the Week
    November 25, 2019
    MELBOURNE, Fla. - After finishing first in three individual events and earning first in a pair of relay events, Florida Southern College men's swimming junior Matias Lopez has been named as the Sunshine State Conference men's Swimmer of the Week, the conference office announced on Monday.
  • Mocs Win Panther Invite, Post Eight Top-Five Finishes
    November 24, 2019
    MELBOURNE, Fla. - A total of six top-five finishes, including two first-place showings, helped Florida Southern College men's swimming to a first-place finish at the third and final day of the Panther Invite on Sunday at the Panther Aquatic Center.
  • Men's Swimming Extends Lead at Panther Invite After Day Two
    November 23, 2019
    MELBOURNE, Fla. - Another solid day in the water helped Florida Southern College extend its lead at the Panther Invite on Saturday at the Panther Aquatic Center at Florida Tech.
  • Lopez, Prostran Lead Florida Southern Men's Swimming at Panther Invite
    November 22, 2019
    MELBOURNE, FLA. – The Florida Southern College men’s swimming team had a stellar Day One at the Panther Invite on Friday evening, earning first place with 125.5 team points.
  • FSC Men's Swimming Falls at Florida State
    November 09, 2019
    TALLAHASSEE, FLA. – The Florida Southern men’s swimming team went head-to-head with Division I Florida State University, and lost to the host Seminoles, 207-74.
  • Florida Southern Men's Swimming Comes From Behind to Defeat Saint Leo
    November 02, 2019
    LAKELAND, FLA. – The Florida Southern College men’s swimming team came from behind to defeat visiting Saint Leo on Saturday afternoon, 136.5-125.5. The meet was originally scheduled for Saturday, October 19, but was postponed due to rain.
  • Men's Swimming Drops Close Decision to Tampa
    October 25, 2019
    LAKELAND, FLA. – The Florida Southern men’s swimming team dropped a close meet today to the University of Tampa, 145.5-116.5.
  • Talor Hamilton Named SSC Men's Swimmer of the Week
    October 21, 2019
    MELBOURNE, FLA. – The Sunshine State Conference has honored Florida Southern College senior Talor Hamilton as the Men’s Swimmer of the Week, for the period ending Oct. 20.
  • FSC Swimming Programs Postpone Saturday Meet with Saint Leo
    October 18, 2019
    LAKELAND, FLA. – With heavy rain in the forecast for Saturday, October 19, the Florida Southern College women’s and men’s swimming teams have postponed their scheduled meet with Saint Leo. The event will now take place on Nov. 2 at 11:00 a.m., at Florida Southern.
  • FSC Men's Swimming Beats Rival Rollins, 158-101
    October 18, 2019
    LAKELAND, FLA. – The Florida Southern College men’s swimming team easily handled visiting Rollins College on Friday afternoon, 158-101, in a meet held at Florida Southern.
  • Florida Southern Places in Top-10 Percent of Division II With Academic Success Rate of 90 Percent
    October 16, 2019
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Florida Southern College athletics continues to promote student-athlete success in the classroom as the department earned a Division II Academic Success Rate (ASR) of 90 for the 2012 cohort, the NCAA released on Wednesday. The 90 percent mark is tied for the highest mark that the department has ever earned, with the previous record set during the 2010 six-year cohort. 
  • Strong Outing for Mocs Men's Swimming Nets Second Place Finish
    October 12, 2019
    DAVIE, FLA. – The Florida Southern men’s swimming team had an impressive two days at the Shark Invitational, hosted by Nova Southeastern University. The Mocs placed second among six teams, with 682.5 total team points.
  • FSC Men's Swimming in Second Place After Day One of Shark Invitational
    October 11, 2019
    DAVIE, FLA. – The Florida Southern men’s swimming team opened the 2019-20 campaign tonight at the Shark Invitational, and are in second place after Day One. The two-day event is being hosted by Nova Southeastern University, and features six different men’s teams. The host Sharks are currently in first place with 506 team points. Florida Southern rests in second place with 350 points, followed by Savannah College of Art and Design (311 points), Keiser (259), Florida Tech (193), and Lynn (85).
  • Florida Southern Swimming Programs Ready for 2019-20 Season
    October 11, 2019
    LAKELAND, FLA. – The Florida Southern College women’s and men’s swimming programs are about to embark on a new campaign. The 2019-20 season kicks off this weekend at the Shark Invitational, hosted by Nova Southeastern University, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
  • Holmes Named Team MVP for Second-Straight Year
    July 19, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. - Throughout the month of July, Florida Southern College Athletics will release its list of team MVPs for the 2018-19 season. Each MVP was selected by the team's head coach, and the list includes some of the top student-athletes in the country. MVPs will be revealed each weekday during the month at 10 a.m., and a list of their scheduled release dates can be found below.
  • 165 Moccasins Named to Spring SSC Honor Roll
    July 10, 2019
    MELBOURNE, Fla. - Florida Southern College had 165 student-athletes earn a spot on the Spring Sunshine State Conference Comissioner's Honor Roll, the SSC office announced on Wednesday.
  • Florida Southern Swimming Teams Earn Academic Honor from CSCAA
    June 25, 2019
    The Florida Southern swimming teams, under the direction of head coach Andy Robins, have been named to the list of College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA) Scholar All-America teams for the spring 2019 semester. The CSCAA recognizes those teams achieving the GPA of 3.0 or higher for the semester.
  • Gear Up at ShopFSCMocs.com!
    June 21, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. - In parternship with Barnes & Noble College and its True Spirit online stores, Florida Southern College has launched the all-new ShopFSCMocs.com as the officially licensed fan store of Moccasin athletics.
  • Mocs Honored at Polk County All Sports Awards
    June 14, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Southern College brought home three honors at the Polk County All Sports Awards on Tuesday evening at the RP Funding Center
  • Florida Southern Finishes 18th in Final Learfield Cup Standings
    June 13, 2019
    CLEVELAND, Ohio - Florida Southern College finished 18th in the final 2018-19 NCAA Division II Learfield IMG College Directors' Cup standings, it was announced this week. The Moccasins made a combined 11 NCAA postseason appearances this past year, including top-10 finishes in men's golf (third), women's basketball (ninth) and women's lacrosse (ninth).
  • Assistant Swimming Coach Kendal Casey Brings Home Fourth-Place Overall Finish from Swim Around Key West
    June 06, 2019
    KEY WEST, FLA. - While the Florida Southern swimming teams have been on their summer break since graduation in early May, one member of the program took part in a competition of a slightly different kind. Assistant coach Kendal Casey recently competed in the Swim Around Key West and brought home a fourth-place overall finish in the 43rd annual event.
  • Mattson, Holmes Earn Pat McFadden Awards
    April 24, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College held its annual Athletic Academic Awards Banquet on Monday evening as it recognized its top student-athletes in an event held at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House. More than 500 student-athletes, coaches, staff, and invited guests were in attendance.
  • Holmes Voted Sunshine State Conference Men's Swimmer of the Year for the Second Time
    March 27, 2019
    MELBOURNE, FL – For the second year in a row, Florida Southern’s Matthew Holmes has been selected as the Sunshine State Conference Men’s Swimmer-of-the-Year. Voting on the league’s top individual awards was conducted by SSC coaches following the conclusion of the NCAA National Championships, with the All-SSC Team previously announced on March 8.
  • 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.
  • Dyck and Lopez are All-Americans Again in 200-Backstroke as NCAA Division II Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships Draw to a Close
    March 16, 2019
    INDIANAPOLIS – For the second year in a row, sophomore backstroke swimmers Brandon Dyck and Matias Lopez earned All-American awards in the 200-backstroke, and Matthew Holmes picked up another individual All-American award too on the final day of the 2019 NCAA Division II National Swimming & Diving Championships. The Moccasins then closed things out with senior Nico Campbell, junior Talor Hamilton, sophomore Carlos Bernotti and Holmes collecting relay All-American awards in the 400-freestyle event.
  • Moccasin Men’s Swimming Team Picks up Second Silver Medal of National Finals Behind 800-Freestyle Relay Team
    March 15, 2019
    INDIANAPOLIS – Florida Southern ended day three of the NCAA Division II National Swimming & Diving Championships with its second silver medal of the meet and third medal overall as the Moccasins’ finished runner-up in the 800-freestyle relay for the second year in a row.
  • Holmes Successfully Defends National Title in 400-IM at NCAA Division II Swimming & Diving Championships
    March 14, 2019
    INDIANAPOLIS – For the second year in a row, Matthew Holmes will be bringing home an individual national championship for the Florida Southern men’s swimming program. The senior from Rockledge, Florida successfully defended his title in the 400-individual medley by finishing more than two seconds ahead of his closest pursuer to claim his second medal of the meet.
  • First FSC Medal Goes to Holmes with Runner-Up Finish in 200-IM at NCAA Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships
    March 13, 2019
    INDIANAPOLIS – The Florida Southern men’s swimming team had its first medalist at the 2019 NCAA Division II National Swimming & Diving Championships when senior Matthew Holmes finished second in the 200-individual medley. It marks the second year in a row Holmes has medaled in the 200-IM following a bronze in 2018, and along with fellow IM swimmer sophomore Matias Lopez, he helped put the Moccasins in 12th place in the team standings at the end of day one.
  • National Swimming & Diving Championships Begin Wednesday with 16 Moccasins Set to Compete
    March 12, 2019
    INDIANAPOLIS - The NCAA Division II National Swimming and Diving Championships begin on Wednesday at the IUPUI Natatorium where Florida Southern will be represented by 16 of its best swimmers under first-year head coach Andy Robins. Ten men and six women are on the roster for the trip to Indianapolis, which is hosting the championships for the third time in the last five years, as the Moccasins look to add to their list of impressive accomplishments over the last 10 years. During that time the Mocs have brought home 15 gold medals between the men and women, with at least one individual or relay national champion in seven of the last nine years.
  • Six Moccasins Make All-SSC Men’s Swimming Team
    March 08, 2019
    MELBOURNE, FL – Six members of the Florida Southern men’s swimming team have been named All-Sunshine State Conference in a vote of league coaches. Among them are a league-high four swimmers on the All-SSC First Team: seniors Matthew Holmes and Luka Planinc, and sophomores Matias Lopez and Brandon Dyck. Earning Second Team All-SSC honors is freshman Cole Smith, and senior Nico Campbell was an honorable mention selection.
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