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.
Florida Southern women's soccer head coach Paul Lawrence has named former student-athlete Gaelyn Crowder as the teams 2018 MVP. As a prominent member of the back line, Crowder helped keep the opposition to just 1.66 goals per game. The award comes after the defender extended her consecutive matches-started streak to 39 and recorded her first career goal in her 40th career start. She started in all but one game on the season. Her 40th career start was a memorable one as she took a corner kick from Anna Griessler and headed it to the net for her first career goal and to extend the Mocs lead against Saint Leo. The Boulder, CO native recorded an assist in a 1-1 draw at home against Delta State.
She finishes her Florida Southern career starting 46 of 49 games played recording one goal and one assist as a defender. She began her streak of consecutive matches-started on Oct. 21, 2015, on the road at Eckerd as a freshman, the streak continued into her senior year and ended on September 22, 2018 as the Mocs defeated Saint Leo, 3-0. During those four years, she helped keep the opposition to 1.42 goals per game including 11 shutouts.
|Men's Golf||Michael VanDerLaan|
|Women's Tennis||Gabby Hesse|
|Women's Lacrosse||Sam Keesey|
|Women's Golf||Amanda Gartrell|
|Men's Track||Josh Wagner|
|Women's Track||Hannah Flemming|
|Men's Tennis||Tim Becker|
|Beach Volleyball||Makena Wilson|
|Men's Lacrosse||Austen Lison|
|Women's Basketball||Camille Giardina|
|Men's Basketball||Jonathan Lawton|
|Men's Swimming||Matthew Holmes|
|Women's Swimming||Katie Moore|
|Men's Cross Country||Mason Jones|
|Women's Cross Country||Addison Cantor|
|Men's Soccer||Christoph Gums|
|Women's Soccer||Gaelyn Crowder|
|Men's Water Ski||July 26|
|Women's Water Ski||July 26|