Lynn University today announced the addition of men’s cross country and track as NCAA Division II Fighting Knights athletics programs. The program is the sixth addition to the Fighting Knight’s repertoire since 2012, which now has 17 NCAA varsity sports—nine women’s and eight men’s.
Lynn University Athletics has agreed to a new partnership with Upchurch Management and McDonald’s for the upcoming athletic season, as announced by Assistant Athletics Director for External Affairs Alex Perez.
Lynn University Director of Athletics announced the postponement of two more matches as a result of Hurricane Irma. Both men’s and women’s soccer matches against Florida Southern scheduled for Sat. Sept. 16, have been moved to Saturday, Oct. 28.
Lynn University has cancelled all classes and events Thursday and Friday, Sept. 7 and 8. At this time, residential students will be allowed to shelter in place. We anticipate remaining closed throughout the weekend and will make a decision about Monday’s classes and operations as soon as more information becomes available. For more information and updates, please visit lynn.edu/alert.
The Sunshine State Conference is proud to launch its new logos as part of the ongoing evolution of the league’s brand. The new marks reflect the SSC’s geography, future, and emphasis on academic and athletic excellence.
Athletic and academic success have become synonymous at Lynn University and this year is no exception. Over 180 Fighting Knights student athletes achieved a 3.0 grade point average or higher while 101 were honored as Sunshine State Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll recipients, as announced on Friday.
Lynn University Athletic Director Devin Crosby has invited six NCAA Division I schools to take on the Division II Fighting Knights during the 2017–18 season. Dubbed the South Florida Showdown, the nine-game series will be hosted by Lynn beginning in August.
Lynn University received a record number of donations and pledges at the 25th anniversary of its Robino Golf Tournament on April 24. The Fighting Knights’ largest fundraiser of the year raised $101,895 for athletic scholarships.
ynn University’s athletics department handed out 38 awards to student-athletes and inducted four new Hall of Fame members at the annual Student-Athlete Recognition Awards show on Tuesday night, held at the Wold Performing Arts Center on campus.
BOCA RATON, Fla. - The Lynn University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, as well as others around the country, recognizes April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month by releasing the "It's On Us" campaign in an effort to pledge a personal commitment to help keep women and men safe from sexual assault.
Lynn University’s Mehdi Laalej of the men’s tennis team and Dryden Brous of the lacrosse squad have both been selected as Sunshine State Conference Players of the Week for the second time this season, as announced by the league office on Monday.
With the announcement of the newest tennis and golf national polls on Wednesday, Lynn University proudly represents six athletic programs in their respective national rankings. The Fighting Knights men’s and women’s tennis and golf, baseball and lacrosse teams all occupy a spot in the top-20 of Division II.
Voting for the 2017 Sunshine State Conference SAAC video contest begins on Tuesday, Mar. 21, and ends Thursday, Mar. 30, at 5 p.m. The theme of the contest is 'What Motivates You to Play?' and is created, designed, producted and edited by student-athletes.
Two Lynn University student-athletes were named Sunshine State Conference Players of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday. Jean-Baptiste Mateo was tabbed the Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week with Travis Quillin of the Blue and White lacrosse squad honored as the Specialist of the Week.
Lynn University athletics had an incredible showing out of the league office on Monday afternoon, securing eight Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week accolades. Marquan Botley and Vieux Kande swept the men’s basketball awards, Donovan Armas brought home baseball’s Pitcher of the Week honor while softball’s Karolina Flores was named the Player of the Week. Dryden Brous and Shaun McDonald secured two of the three men’s lacrosse awards with Stefanie Stemmer and Jean-Baptiste Mateo clinching a Fighting Knights’ sweep in the tennis category.
Baseball and basketball and lacrosse, oh my! These are just some of the sports which will be on hand when Lynn University celebrates its 10th Annual Family Fun Day on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on the Mary Ann and Harold Perper Intramural Field.
In conjunction with the Lynn University Title IX office, the Fighting Knights lacrosse team conducted Escalation Workshops this fall for Lynn's student-athletes. The Escalation Workshop focuses on materials from the One Love Foundation to train students on resources, triggers, and signs of sexual misconduct by providing them the skills to be better leaders on their team and help put an end to dating misconduct.
Lynn University student-athletes have busy schedules, with class, practice and competitions making it difficult to find time to pursue career opportunities. Luckily for the over 240 student-athletes at Lynn, the Hannifan Center for Career Connections has set up two professional development activities in the past month aimed at assisting in job and internship searches.