Top-Four Advance to the #MostValuableMascot Semifinals

Friday, July 19, 2013

Four mascots advanced from the opening round of the Atlantic Sun Most Valuable Mascot Challenge with the reigning champion - Victor E. Viking - taking the top spot with 1,243 votes ahead of FGCU's Azul (1,002).

Stetson's John B. (683) and North Florida's Ozzie the Osprey (617) claimed the final two semifinal spots finishing just ahead of Kennesaw State's Scrappy (613 votes). The semifinals begin late afternoon on Monday, July 22nd and continue until Friday, July 26th.

In total, 4,976 ballots were cast in the opening round of the mascot challenge. This year, fans can cast up to five votes per round on three different social media platforms; Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

The top four mascots in the opening round (July 17th-22nd) will advance to the semifinals (July 22nd-26th) with only two earning spots in the Most Valuable Mascot Finals (July 26th-31st).

Final vote tally is reflected below by Noon ET on Monday, July 22nd. * - Denotes semifinalist

Atlantic Sun Most Valuable Mascot Challenge Leaderboard
Rank Mascot
Facebook Likes Facebook Shares Twitter Retweets Twitter Favorites Instagram Likes Total Votes


1st

*Victor E.


606


198


154


142


143


1,243


2nd

*Azul


252


123


49


43


535


1,002


3rd

*John B.


259


79


81


66


198


683


4th

*Ozzie


308


89


91


71


58


617


5th

Scrappy


286


75


107


79


66


613


6th

Toby


130


43


33


25


28


259


7th

LU Bison


23


19


21


18


96


177


8th

Bucky


63


34


17


12


30


156


9th

Dunk'n


53


30


28


18


18


147


10th

Sparty


21


0


14


9


35


79

Five Different Ways to Vote
• Like your favorite mascot's photo on Facebook
• Share your favorite mascot's photo with your friends on Facebook
• Retweet your favorite mascot on Twitter
• Favorite your favorite mascot on Twitter
• Like your favorite mascot's photo on Instagram