Several Florida SouthWestern State College student-athletes have earned academic honors for their success in the classroom during the 2017-18 academic year, highlighted by 13 student-athletes earning NJCAA Academic honors and Riley Russell and Sam Freitas earning Suncoast Conference Academic Student-Athletes of the Year.
FSW Director of Athletics George Sanders announced that after a national search and more than 350 applicants, Ben Bizier has been selected as the Buccaneers’ new head baseball coach. Bizier, who replaces Jamie Corr, comes to Florida SouthWestern after spending nine seasons (5 as head coach, 4 as an assistant) with in-state foe Broward College.
The Florida SouthWestern State College baseball team saw three student-athletes receive postseason accolades. Freshman Jacob Stanley and sophomores Sam Freitas and Vince Vannelle each garnered Second Team All-Suncoast Conference selections.
The Florida SouthWestern baseball team closed out 2018 season with a doubleheader sweep of Inspiration Academy on Thursday (May 3) at City of Palms Park. The Bucs won game 1, 6-0, and took game 2, 5-4.
The Florida SouthWestern baseball team swept an afternoon doubleheader with Keiser University – B on Monday (April 2) at City of Palms Park. The Bucs won game 1, 10-0 in five innings, and took game 2, 17-0 in five innings.
Florida SouthWestern State Athletics will celebrate National Girls & Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) during the FSW Baseball and Softball doubleheader at City of Palms Park on Wednesday, Feb. 7. The reigning 2017 Region 8 State Champion FSW Softball team will host Miami Dade (4pm/6pm) and the Buccaneer baseball team will battle Broward College (5pm).