Florida Southern's athletic teams are known as the Moccasins, often shortened to Mocs. Prior to 1926, Florida Southern athletes were known as the Southerners. The official colors are scarlet and white, though athletes sport red, white, and blue uniforms. Florida Southern is a NCAA Division II institution, the college's athletic teams participate in the Sunshine State Conference (SSC), except for men's lacrosse, which competes in the Deep South Conference. Florida Southern has won 27 NCAA Division II championships in Men's Golf (12), Baseball (9), Women's Golf (4), Men's Basketball (1), and Softball (1). Florida Southern's Mens Cross Country team has won 14 straight Sunshine State Conference Titles. Florida Southern's most recent championship came in May 2010 when the men's golf team won their 12th NCAA national title. The college competes in 20 sports, 9 for men, 10 for women, and 1 co-ed sport.

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