Men's Tennis

  • 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. 
  • Hertweck, Salamanca and Sohl Win Finals as Men's Tennis Dominates at Varner Memorial
    October 13, 2019
    WINTER PARK, Fla. –  Valentin Hertweck and Pablo Salamanca won their doubles final and claimed individual titles as Florida Southern College men's tennis dominated in its final day of competition on Sunday at the Rollins Varner Memorial Invitational. Oscar Sohl joined his teammates with a singles flight victory to complete the four finals victories for the Moccasins on the day. Southern will now prepare for regular-season action in the spring.
  • Four Mocs Head to Finals at Varner Memorial Invitational
    October 12, 2019
    WINTER PARK, Fla. – Four Moccasins earned spots in singles flight finals on Saturday as Florida Southern College men’s tennis competed at the Rollins Varner Memorial Invitational. Valentin Hertweck and Chase Martin will face off in the flight B final while Oscar Sohl will play in the flight C final and Pablo Salamanca in the flight D final. The Moccasins will finish competing at the Varner Memorial Invitational with the conclusion of singles and doubles flights on Sunday.
  • Men's Tennis Cruises in Doubles Play at Varner Memorial
    October 11, 2019
    WINTER PARK, Fla. – Three Florida Southern College men’s tennis pairings are set for flight finals as the Moccasins competed in doubles action on Friday afternoon at the Varner Memorial Invitational at the John Tiedtke Courts. The pairings of Valentin Hertweck and Pablo Salamanca, Brandon Pham and Brian Pham, as well as Danny Thomas and Miroslav Cvjetan, will all play in flight finals, with the latter two facing each other. The Mocs will now turn to singles action all-day on Saturday
  • Men's Tennis Concludes Action at ITA South Regional
    September 29, 2019
    PENSACOLA, Fla. - Florida Southern College men's tennis concluded its ITA tournament action on Saturday afternoon at West Florida. The Moccasins fell in competition with individuals and pairings from Embry-Riddle, West Florida and Palm Beach Atlantic. The squad will now turn its attention to the Lake Nona Invite in Orlando.
  • Men's Tennis Sees Early Singles Success at ITA South Regional
    September 28, 2019
    PENSACOLA, Fla. - Florida Southern College men's tennis had singles success early but was unable to advance to the round of 16 at the ITA South Regional at West Florida on Friday. The Moccasins will continue with ITA South Regional action today in Pensacola.
  • Martin and Cvjetan Emerge Victorious at Sailfish Invitational
    September 23, 2019
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Florida Southern College men's tennis excelled on the final day of action at the Sailfish Invitational on Sunday, with Chase Martin emerging victorious in the No. 6 singles flight final and pairing with Miroslav Cvjetan to additionally win the No. 3 doubles flight final. The Moccasins finished the day 7-1 in singles play and 3-1 in doubles play. The squad will now turn its attention to the ITA South Regional this upcoming weekend.
  • Martin and Thomas Lead Mocs in Singles Play at Sailfish Invitational
    September 22, 2019
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Florida Southern College men's tennis will have a guaranteed singles champion at the Sailfish Invitational, as Chase Martin and Danny Thomas advanced to the finals of their singles flight at the Mitch Gornto Tennis Center on Saturday. Martin and Thomas defeated opponents from Rollins, Saint Leo and Lynn to earn their spots in the No. 6 singles flight final, which will take place today. The invitational will conclude today with the final matches for all singles and doubles flights.
  • Men's Tennis Competes in Doubles Actions at First Day of Sailfish Invitational
    September 21, 2019
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Florida Southern College men's tennis competed in doubles action on the first day of the Fall Sailfish Invitational at the Mitch Gornto Tennis Center. The pairings of Miroslav Cvjetan and Chase Martin, as well as Valentin Hertweck and Erik Nordblom, were the doubles winners of the day for the Moccasins. Tournament action continues today as the Mocs prepare for singles fixtures.
  • Van Emburgh Adds Six Newcomers for 2019-20
    September 12, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Southern College men’s tennis head coach Greg Van Emburgh has added six newcomers to the Moccasin squad for the upcoming 2019-20 season. The three transfers and three freshmen will join the team in its third year under Van Emburgh as the program looks to build on a 2018-19 season that saw them upset No. 12 Palm Beach Atlantic and Division-I foe New Jersey Tech.
  • ITA Scholar-Athlete Honors Earned by Eight Men's Tennis Athletes
    July 18, 2019
    TEMPE, Ariz. - The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced its 2019 All-Academic Teams and Scholar-Athletes earlier this summer, with eight members of the 2018-19 Florida Southern College men's tennis team named ITA Scholar-Athletes. In addition, Florida Southern was selected as an ITA All-Academic Team as head coach Greg Van Emburgh's squad posted a 3.58 team grade point average this past school year. The team award is the fifth-straight for the program and twelfth overall.
  • 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.
  • Becker Named 2019 Men's Tennis MVP
    July 09, 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. This year's men's tennis MVP is Tim Becker.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Men's Tennis Drops Quarterfinal Match to Saint Leo
    April 26, 2019
    BRADENTON, FL - Florida Southern College men's tennis fell in the 2019 Sunshine State Conference Tournament Quarterfinal on Friday evening, falling 4-0 to Saint Leo at IMG Academy. The match between the No. 6 seed Moccasins (9-13, 3-5 SSC) and the No. 3 seed Lions (16-7, 5-3 SSC) was delayed by six hours after inclement weather suspended morning play. The Mocs were unable to avenge their loss to the Lions from earlier in the season in Lakeland.
  • 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.
  • Becker and Pham Help Upset Tars in Doubles, Mocs Fall to Rollins on Senior Day
    April 17, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Brian Pham and Tim Becker earned the upset in doubles on Wednesday but could not prevent Rollins from winning 6-1 over Florida Southern College men's tennis on Senior Day at the Wynee Warden Tennis Center. The No. 35 Moccasins (9-12, 3-5 SSC) held strong in doubles but could not hold off a potent singles rotation from the No. 10 Tars (16-5, 5-3 SSC). Pham and Becker paired in the No. 1 doubles flight in their 7-6 upset over No. 9 Ziad Melhaoui and Andrea Brignacca, winning a 7-5 tiebreaker. 
  • Men's Tennis Earns 6-1 Victory Over Eckerd
    April 07, 2019
    ST. PETERSBURG, FL - Florida Southern College men's tennis won its second conference match of the season on Sunday afternoon, defeating Eckerd in a 6-1 contest. The No. 38 Moccasins (8-11, 2-4 SSC) won four singles flights in two sets, holding the Tritons (7-7, 0-6 SSC) to just four won sets out of the 19 played.
  • Men's Tennis Falls to No. 1 Buccaneers
    April 06, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College men's tennis fell on Saturday morning at the Wynee Warden Tennis Center, dropping a 7-0 contest to Barry. The No. 38 Moccasins (7-11, 1-4 SSC) dropped all singles matches to the No. 2 Buccaneers (13-1, 5-0 SSC), with the doubles pairing of Valentin Hertweck and Brandon Pham earning the only win for the Mocs in the No. 1 doubles flight by defeating Blake Bayldon and Filip Zupancic, 6-4. HOW IT HAPPENED:
  • Men's Tennis Match Cancelled Against Azusa Pacific
    April 01, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Wednesday afternoon's match between Florida Southern College men's tennis and Azusa Pacific has been cancelled due to a scheduling conflict. The No. 33 Moccasins will host No. 1 Barry at 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Wynee Warden Tennis Center.
  • No. 33 Moccasins Drop Conference Match to No. 9 Fighting Knights
    March 31, 2019
    BOCA RATON, FL - Florida Southern College men's tennis fell in conference play on Sunday afternoon, falling 7-0 to Lynn. The No 33 Moccasins (7-10, 1-3 SSC) were unable to earn a point against the hot No. 9 Fighting Knights (10-2, 5-1 SSC), drawing close in two 7-5 scorelines in the No. 1 and No. 2 doubles flights. Lennart Vossgäetter came the closest to winning a match for the Mocs, losing a 10-5 tiebreaker in the third set in the No. 2 singles flight.
  • 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.
  • Men's Tennis Cracks ITA Oracle Rankings
    March 21, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College men's tennis cracked the ITA Oracle rankings on Wednesday, earning the No. 30 ranking in the nation. The Moccasins received high marks for upsetting No. 14 Palm Beach Atlantic and benefitted from close losses to highly ranked opponents like No. 4 Saint Leo, No. 40 Embry-Riddle and No. 12 West Alabama in the computerized rankings.
  • Moccasins Upset Division I Highlanders
    March 20, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College men's tennis earned the upset on Wednesday afternoon, defeating New Jersey Institute of Technology in a close 4-3 match at the Wynee Warden Tennis Center. The No. 30 Moccasins' (7-9) win over the Highlanders (4-9) is the first over a Division I oppenent since defeating Bethune-Cookman on February 1, 2013 in an identical 4-3 scoreline. The Mocs are also now 4-2 this season in one-match decisions, most recently falling to Sonoma State on Sunday and defeating Ferris State at home on Friday before Wednesday's win.
  • Men's Tennis Finishes on Wrong Side of 4-3 Contest in Loss to Sonoma State
    March 17, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - For the fifth time this season Florida Southern College men's tennis found themselves in a 4-3 contest, falling to Sonoma State on Sunday afternoon at the Wynee Warden Tennis Center. The Moccasins (6-9) were unable to overcome the Seawolves (7-2) despite strong performances from Brandon Pham, Brian Pham and Lennart Vossgäetter in singles competition. The Mocs are now 3-2 this season in one-match decisions, most recently defeating Ferris State at home on Friday before Sunday's loss.
  • Moccasins Win Close Contest Over Bulldogs
    March 15, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College men's tennis won in dramatic fashion on Friday afternoon, finishing on the right side of a 4-3 contest against Ferris State. The Moccasins (6-8) held strong in the No. 1, 5 and 6 singles flights to defeat the Bulldogs (2-8) and rebound from a dissappointing loss against North Georgia on Wednesday.
  • Moccasins Fall 5-2 to Nighthawks
    March 13, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College men's tennis fell 5-2 to North Georgia on Wednesday afternoon at the Wynee Warden Tennis Center. The Moccasins (5-8) won two singles flights but were unable to withstand the Nighthawks (10-1) as a whole. The Nighthawks decisively won the doubles decision in the No. 1 and No. 3 flights by score of 6-1 and 6-0, respectively.
  • Moccasins Fall 4-2 to Warriors
    March 12, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College men's tennis saw just their second loss in seven games on Tuesday afternoon, falling 4-2 to Wayne State at the Wynee Warden Tennis Center. The Moccasins (5-7) were unable to overcome strong performances from the Warriors (9-3) in the No. 2, 3 and 4 singles flights.
  • Moccasins Cruise in 5-0 Victory Over Golden Rams
    March 11, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College men's tennis won its first of an upcoming four matches in five days on Monday afternoon, winning 5-0 over West Chester at the Wynee Warden Tennis Center. The Moccasins (5-6) and the Golden Rams (0-4) played only five singles flights before the match was clinched by the Moccasins in just over an hour of play.
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