2023-2024 Florida SouthWestern Softball News

  • Bucs Arms Silence Patriot Bats In Top 10 Sweep
    April 12, 2024
    Three Florida SouthWestern pitchers shut down the top offense in the state on Thursday at Buccaneers Park in Fort Myers as Lea Chevrier, Esmee Ames, and Leah Meyer combined to allow just two runs on the afternoon as the 4th ranked Bucs swept the 8th ranked Central Florida Patriots by scores of 8-1 and 4-1 to take over the top spot in the Citrus Conference standings with 10 games left to go. 
  • Bucs Pick Up 40th Win With Sweep of Manatees
    April 09, 2024
    The #4 Florida SouthWestern State Buccaneers were tested in game one of their doubleheader against the State College of Florida Manatees, sneaking past their Citrus Conference rivals 4-2 before dominating game two of the twinbill in a 12-0 five inning run rule to top the 40 win mark for the eighth consecutive season. 
  • Bucs Down One Spot to #4 in Week Seven Rankings
    April 08, 2024
    The Florida SouthWestern State Buccaneers dropped one spot in the NJCAA Top 20 Rankings on Monday, but continued their streak of remaining in the top five as they checked in at #4 in the week seven poll. 
  • Bucs Stunned by Daytona, Settle For Split
    April 06, 2024
    The #3 Florida SouthWestern State Buccaneers trip to the Fun Coast was not so fun on Saturday as the Bucs were shocked by the Daytona State Falcons 5-2 in game one of their Citrus Conference doubleheader before bouncing back for a 9-3 win in game two to salvage the split. 
  • Bucs Pitching Continues Domination Against Raiders
    April 04, 2024
    The #3 Florida SouthWestern State Buccaneers continued their dominance in the circle on Thursday, allowing just one unearned run in 14 innings of action, sweeping the visiting Seminole State Raiders 7-0 and 3-1 to make it eight straight games of two runs or less for their opponents. 
  • Ames Fires Way to FCSAA Pitcher of the Week Honors
    April 02, 2024
    After firing nine shutout innings over a pair of FSW wins, Buccaneers righty Esmee Ames has been named the FCSAA Pitcher of the Week in a state release on Tuesday.
  • #3 FSW Too Much For Titans In Twinbill Sweep
    April 02, 2024
    The #3 Florida SouthWestern State Buccaneers went on the road and made short work of the St. Petersburg Titans on Tuesday, sweeping a Citrus Conference doubleheader by scores of 10-1 and 7-0 to improve to 36-4 on the season. 
  • Bucs Stay Steady at #3 in National Rankings
    April 01, 2024
    The Florida SouthWestern State Buccaneers remained the #3 team in the land on Monday as for the sixth straight week FSW landed in the third spot in the NJCAA National Poll.
  • Brennan Homers Twice In Bucs Sweep of Polk
    March 28, 2024
    Going into Thursday's doubleheader against Polk State, Florida SouthWestern freshman Skylar Brennan had one career home run. She came out of the twinbill with triple that number as she launched longballs in both ends of the doubleheader with #3 FSW taking game one 5-2 and game two 12-0 to improve to 34-4 on the year. 
  • Bucs Fend Off Sharks For Doubleheader Sweep
    March 26, 2024
    The #3 Florida SouthWestern State Buccaneers got an outstanding effort in the circle from Esmee Ames in a 1-0 game one win over the Miami Dade Sharks and used some clutch hitting in game two for a 6-2 win as they swept the Sharks Tuesday afternoon at Buccaneers Park in Fort Myers to remain in 1st place in the Citrus Conference standings at the midway point of the conference season. 
  • Bucs Ranked In Top 5 For 80th Straight Week
    March 25, 2024
    The last time the Florida SouthWestern State Buccaneers were not ranked in the Top 5 in the NJCAA National Rankings, Barack Obama was President of the United States. For the 80th consecutive regular season poll, the Bucs were ranked inside the Top 5 this week, checking in at #3 with their 30-4 record on the year.
  • Bucs & Titans Trade Big Innings In Split
    March 23, 2024
    In a day full of twists and turns, the #3 Florida SouthWestern State Buccaneers were forced to settle for a split Saturday afternoon against the Eastern Florida State Titans as FSW scored five runs late in game one to sneak out a 5-4 win before Eastern ripped a walk off three run home run in extra innings in game two for a 7-6 win to split the doubleheader. 
  • Drijvers Named FCSAA Player of the Week
    March 19, 2024
    For the first time in her Buccaneer career, Florida SouthWestern backstop Sietske Drijvers has been named the FCSAA Player of the Week as released by the state on Tuesday.
  • Pitching Dominates For Bucs in Doubleheader Sweep
    March 19, 2024
    The #3 Florida SouthWestern State Buccaneers got another dominating performance from their pitching staff Tuesday afternoon at Buccaneers Park in Fort Myers as Bucs hurlers allowed just six hits in a 10-0, 8-0 doubleheader sweep over the visiting Hillsborough Hawks to improve to 29-3 on the 2024 season. 
  • FSW Remains #3 In National Softball Poll
    March 18, 2024
    The Florida SouthWestern State Buccaneers held their spot at #3 in the NJCAA Division I National Softball Poll once again this week as released by the National Office on Monday.
  • Drijvers Homers Twice To Lead Bucs to Sweep of Saints
    March 17, 2024
    Hitting in the leadoff spot for the first time in her FSW career, Florida SouthWestern sophomore Sietske Drijvers might have just forced the hand of Bucs Head Coach Robert Iamurri next time he makes the lineup card out as Drijvers went 3-3 with a pair of home runs and six RBIs out of the leadoff spot to lead the 3rd ranked Buccaneers to a Citrus Conference sweep of the Santa Fe Saints Saturday in Gainesville. 
  • Bucs Bats Come Alive Late to Salvage Split With #6 Central Florida
    March 14, 2024
    In an NJCAA Top 10 battle Thursday in Ocala, the #3 Florida SouthWestern State Buccaneers dropped game one of their doubleheader with the #6 Central Florida Patriots 8-2 before scoring five times in the 7th inning in game two to erase a 3-0 deficit to salvage a split with their new Citrus Conference rivals. 
  • Bucs Blank Manatees Twice In Doubleheader Sweep
    March 13, 2024
    The #3 Florida SouthWestern State Buccaneers posted back to back shutouts Tuesday afternoon, blanking the State College of Florida Manatees 8-0 and 10-0 in a doubleheader sweep to move back into a first place tie in the Citrus Conference standings at 11-1 on the year. 
  • Bucs Third For Third Straight Week In National Rankings
    March 12, 2024
    For the third straight week, the Florida SouthWestern State Buccaneers checked in at #3 in the NJCAA National Rankings released by the National Office on Monday.
  • Ames' No-Hitter Highlights Bucs Saturday Sweep of Sharks
    March 10, 2024
    Esmee Ames fired the #3 Florida SouthWestern State Buccaneers second no-hitter of the season in game one and Skylar Brennan went a perfect 3-3 in game two to lead the Bucs to a Citrus Conference doubleheader sweep against the Miami Dade Sharks Saturday afternoon across Alligator Alley. 
  • Bucs Split Top Five Showdown With Indian River
    March 08, 2024
    In the early season NJCAA games of the year, the #3 Florida SouthWestern State Buccaneers squared off with the #4 Indian River State Pioneers in a matchup of two teams with a combined record of 37-2 on the year Thursday afternoon at Buccaneers Park in Fort Myers. Runs were tough to come by in game one as the teams went the distance and then some, needing nine innings to ultimately find separation as Indian River squeaked out a 1-0 win in extras. In game two it was a different story as FSW battered six different Indian River pitchers for 14 runs in a 14-2 five inning run rule win to split the twinbill. 
  • Bucs Top 5 Showdown With Indian River Postponed to Thursday
    March 04, 2024
    Due to projected weather in the Fort Myers area on Tuesday, the #3 Florida SouthWestern vs. #5 Indian River Softball doubleheader originally scheduled for 1:00 PM at Buccaneers Park has been postponed to Thursday with the same 1:00 PM doubleheader start time.
  • Bucs Hold Spot at #3 In National Rankings
    March 04, 2024
    The Florida SouthWestern State Buccaneers held their spot at #3 in the NJCAA National Rankings this week after going a perfect 6-0 to start Citrus Conference play last week. 
  • Bucs Fly Past Falcons In Saturday Sweep
    March 02, 2024
    The #3 Florida SouthWestern State Buccaneers flew past the Daytona State Falcons Saturday afternoon at Buccaneers Park in Fort Myers, nearly no hitting the Falcons in a 5-2 game one win before blanking them 8-0 in a five inning run rule in game two to complete the sweep of their new Citrus Conference foe. 
  • Late Game Comeback Leads Bucs to Sweep in Top 10 Matchup With Seminole
    February 29, 2024
    The #3 Florida SouthWestern State Buccaneers swept the #10 Seminole State Raiders in very different fashions Thursday afternoon in Sanford, using seven runs in the first three innings of game one for a 7-2 victory before scoring all of their runs in a three run 7th in game two for a 3-2 win to improve to 17-1 on the year. 
  • Bucs Sweep Titans In Conference Opener
    February 27, 2024
    The #3 Florida SouthWestern State Buccaneers quest for a third straight Conference Championship in their third different conference began with a bang this afternoon at Buccaneers Park in Fort Myers as FSW held on late against St. Petersburg 7-4 in game one of their doubleheader before blowing out the Titans 10-0 in game two of the twinbill to complete the sweep. 
  • Bucs Check In at #3 In First Regular Season Poll
    February 26, 2024
    Off to a 13-1 start to the season, the Florida Southwestern State Buccaneers checked in at #3 in the first NJCAA Regular Season National Rankings on Monday. 
  • Allegood Throws No-Hitter, Drives In Six In Sweep Of Alverno
    February 25, 2024
    Emily Allegood put together one of the most impressive individual performances in FSW history on Sunday as she hit a three run inside the park home run in an 11-3 Buccaneer win in game one of their doubleheader with the Alverno Inferno before throwing a no-hitter in the circle and collecting three hits including two triples at the plate in a 14-0 game two win to push the Bucs to 13-1 on the year. 
  • Bucs Fall to Chipola, Defeat #3 Wallace On Day Two of Paradise Cove Classic
    February 16, 2024
    The #1 Florida SouthWestern State Buccaneers dropped their first game of the season to Region VIII rival Chipola on day two of the 2024 Paradise Cove Classic in Fort Myers, but bounced back for an impressive 6-1 win over #3 Wallace State to close the weekend at 11-1 on the year. 
  • #1 FSW Flexes Muscles On Day One Of Paradise Cove Tournament
    February 15, 2024
    The #1 Florida SouthWestern State Buccaneers had their biggest test of the early season Thursday afternoon at Buccaneers Park in Fort Myers as they took on the 7-1 College of Southern Idaho Golden Eagles to open play at the 2024 Paradise Cove Tournament. They passed that test with flying colors as they hammered the Golden Eagles 10-2 in a five inning run rule in the first game of the doubleheader before shutting out the powerful CSI lineup in game two for a 9-0 run rule win to sweep the twinbill and improve to 10-0 on the year. 
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