2019-20 Women's Basketball News

  • Mocs Tame Lions, Stay Unbeaten in SSC Play
    December 04, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. - Four different players scored in double figures as Florida Southern College women's basketball blew past Saint Leo, 83-63, in a Sunshine State Conference contest on Wednesday night at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House.
  • Women's Basketball Unable to Hang On at Missouri Western
    November 30, 2019
    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. - Despite leading by nine points at halftime, Florida Southern College women's basketball was unable to hang on in a 74-67 loss at Missouri Western on Saturday afternoon in the final day of the MWSU Thanksgiving Classic at MWSU Fieldhouse.
  • Kalaydjiev Scores 13 as Florida Southern Women's Baskeball Falls to NW Missouri State
    November 29, 2019
    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – Bekki Kalaydjiev scored a team-high 13 points, but it was not enough as the Florida Southern College women’s basketball team (4-3) fell to Northwest Missouri State (4-2) in the opening game of the Fairfield Inn Classic, played on Tom Smith Court in Looney Arena at the Missouri Western State University Fieldhouse. Host MWSU will face McKendree University in Game Two of the two-day classic later tonight. Florida Southern will face MWSU tomorrow, at 4:30 p.m., in the Classic’s final game.
  • Kalaydjiev Named SSC Defensive Player of the Week
    November 25, 2019
    MELBOURNE, Fla. - After helping lead Florida Southern College women's basketball to a pair of wins to open Sunshine State Conference action, sophomore Bekki Kalaydjiev has been named as the SSC Defensive Player of the Week, the conference office announced on Monday.
  • Mocs Rally Past Barry, Stay Perfect in SSC Action
    November 23, 2019
    MIAMI SHORES, Fla. - A 22-point scoring outburst in the fourth quarter helped erase a double-digit deficit as Florida Southern College women's basketball rallied past Barry, 59-54, on Saturday afternoon in Sunshine State Conference action at Cesar Odio Court.
  • Basketball Doubleheader at NSU to be Featured on ESPN3
    November 20, 2019
    INDIANAPOLIS - Florida Southern College men's and women's basketball will be featured as part of the NCAA Division II Basketball Showcase, the NCAA office announced on Wednesday.
  • Three Mocs Score in Double Figures as Women's Basketball Wins at ERAU, 65-49
    November 20, 2019
    DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – The Florida Southern women’s basketball team upped its record to 3-2 on the nascent season by winning at Embry-Riddle, 65-49, on Wednesday night, in the Sunshine State Conference opener for both schools. Junior guard Julia Jenike led all scorers with 18 points, while sophomore forward Ashley Shell chipped in 11 and senior forward Katerina Pazzaglia-Khomenko added ten.
  • Jenike Named SSC Defensive Player of the Week
    November 18, 2019
    MELBOURNE, Fla. - After dominating the defensive glass and providing a scoring boost on the offensive end, Florida Southern College women's basketball junior Julia Jenike has been named as the Sunshine State Conference Defensive Player of the Week, the SSC office announced on Monday.
  • Bentley Sneaks Past Women's Hoops on Late Three
    November 16, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. - Maddy Springfield's three-pointer with five seconds left in regulation proved to be the difference as Florida Southern College women's basketball fell to Bentley, 65-62, on Saturday afternoon at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House.
  • Balanced Offense Lifts Mocs to Victory Over Flagler
    November 13, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. – A balanced offensive attack helped Florida Southern College women’s basketball to a 78-69 win over Flagler on Wednesday night at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House. The Moccasins (2-1) topped the Saints (0-1) for the 10th-straight meeting.
  • Women's Basketball Stifled by Lee in 55-43 Defeat
    November 09, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. – A cold-shooting afternoon proved too much to overcome as Florida Southern College women’s basketball fell to No. 14 Lee, 55-43, in the final game of the GSC/SSC Challenge on Saturday at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House.
  • Mocs Roll in Season Opener as Aranda, Pazzaglia-Khomenko Net Career-Highs
    November 08, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. - Marta Aranda and Katerina Pazzaglia Khomenko put up new career-highs as Florida Southern College women's basketball nailed 13 three-pointers in a 93-50 blowout of Alabama-Huntsville in the season opener on Friday afternoon at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House.
  • Women's Hoops Opens Season on Friday
    November 07, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Southern College women's basketball will open its 2019-20 campaign on Friday when it squares off with Alabama-Huntsville at the annual GSC/SSC Challenge at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House. The Moccasins will also face Lee on Saturday, with both games slated for a 2 p.m. tipoff.
  • Women's Basketball Picked Third in SSC Coaches Poll
    October 29, 2019
    MELBOURNE, Fla. - Florida Southern College women's basketball has been selected to finish third in the Sunshine State Conference Preseason Coaches Poll, the SSC office announced on Tuesday. The Moccasins, who finished 30-4 a year ago and won the SSC's regular-season and tournament titles for a second-straight year, received 78 points and one first-place vote.
  • Mocs Women's Basketball Falls to FSU in Exhibition Game
    October 27, 2019
    TALLAHASSEE, FLA. – The Florida Southern College women’s basketball team played an exhibition game at Florida State on Sunday afternoon, and fell 104-46. One of the best teams in the country, the Seminoles hosted the game at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center, in beautiful downtown Tallahassee.
  • Moc Madness Slated for Oct. 29
    October 25, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Southern College's Student-Athlete Advisory Council is set to host Moc Madness on Tuesday, Oct. 29 following the home volleyball contest against Saint Leo. The unofficial kickoff to the 2019-20 men's and women's basketball seasons, Moc Madness will also be used to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
  • Women's Hoops Set to Take on Seminoles
    October 25, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Southern College women's basketball has added an exhibition contest at Florida State, head coach Betsy Harris announced on Wednesday. The Moccasins will travel to Tallahassee to take on the Seminoles on Sunday, Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. at the Donald L. Tucker Center.
  • 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. 
  • Moccasin Spotlight: Giardina, Fuchs-Robetin Continue Hoops Dream
    September 16, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. - After putting together two of the most successful careers in the history of Florida Southern College women's basketball, former Moccasin all-Americans Camille Giardina and Anja Fuchs-Robetin are continuing their careers after signing professional deals overseas
  • Dzikas Returns to Florida Southern as Assistant Coach
    August 07, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. – Florida Southern College women’s basketball head coach Betsy Harris has announced the hiring of Megan Dzikas as the Moccasins’ new assistant coach.
  • Women's Hoops Adds Two Games
    August 01, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Southern College women's basketball has added a pair of games to its schedule for the upcoming 2019-20 season, head coach Betsy Harris announced on Thursday.
  • Women's Basketball Slated for 16 Home Games
    June 26, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. – Florida Southern College women’s basketball will play 16 home games in 2019-20, including seven against opponents that advanced to last year’s NCAA Division II Tournament.