New Orleans – Lynn University’s men’s and women’s cross country teams were both honored by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Thursday afternoon, garnering All-Academic status for the 2018 campaign. The men’s program compiled a combined 3.2 GPA for the Fall 2018 semester while the women earned a combined 3.27 GPA.
Lynn University’s 12th-ranked men’s basketball team improved to 14-0 at home this season with an 81-79 Sunshine State Conference victory over Embry-Riddle in overtime on Wednesday night. The Fighting Knights pick up their 19th win of the season, marking the program’s most wins in a regular season in 13 years.
A furious 36-18 run to close the game nearly brought Lynn University’s women’s basketball team a comeback victory against Embry-Riddle Aeronautics University on Wednesday night, but it fell in the final moments, 74-71. Kelsi Fizer led the scoring effort for the Fighting Knights with 16 points on 6-of-9 shooting.
Lynn University’s women’s golf team blew away the field on Tuesday, winning the 2019 LMU Women’s Spring Kick-Off Intercollegiate by 20-shots while Helen Kreuzer rallied to take top honors individually.
Two Lynn University student-athletes were named Sunshine State Conference Players of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday. Cal Bocchino earns the honor for baseball with men’s tennis’ Kay Bartmann winning the award for the third time in his career.
Boca Raton, Fla. – Lynn University’s baseball team picked up right where it left off on Saturday afternoon, scoring a combined 29 runs on its way to two convincing victories, winning 18-2 and 11-0, respectively over the visiting Tuskegee University Golden Tigers. The Blue and White complete the three-game weekend sweep of Tuskegee by a combined aggregate score of 47-4.
Boca Raton, Fla. – Lynn University’s baseball team exploded for 18 runs on 14 hits on Friday afternoon, securing the series-opening win against the visiting Tuskegee Golden Tigers 18-2. Cal Bocchino launched two three-run home runs to pace the offense and James Buckley added a grand slam for the red-hot Fighting Knight attack.
The third-ranked Lynn University men's tennis team won six of seven available points on Thursday on its way to a 6-1 defeat of the second-ranked Keiser University Seahawks in nonconference action. The Fighting Knights rebounded quickly from a loss in the doubles matches, taking all six of the individual singles contests.
The 14th-ranked Lynn University’s men’s basketball team defeated the Saint Leo Lions 74-71 in a Sunshine State Conference road battle on Wednesday night. The Fighting Knights were led by Michael Baez, who scored 13 of his team-high 22 points in the final nine minutes of play.
Saint Leo, Fla. – Lynn University’s women’s basketball team secured a big win on the road, limiting the Saint Leo Lions to 32.0 percent shooting on its way to a gritty 55-49 win in Sunshine State Conference (SSC) play. Christina Potts dropped a career-high 21 points to lead the Fighting Knights, going 6-for-9 from the field.
We are pleased to share Lynn University’s student-athletes' success in the classroom as the Fighting Knights earned a 3.33 department GPA for the semester with an impressive 41 students posting a perfect 4.0 GPA in the fall. Women's golf led the way with a 3.87 GPA, featuring four students with a 4.0 for the term. Men's soccer posted the top average on the men's side, with a 3.59 team GPA, boasting seven students with a perfect 4.0 GPA.
The fifth-ranked Lynn University women’s tennis team opened up its 2019 campaign on Tuesday night, dominating the St. Thomas (Fla.) Bobcats in nonconference action, 7-0. The Fighting Knights surrendered just two total games over eight matches.
Despite an upset on the road last Wednesday, Lynn University’s men’s basketball team remains nationally ranked in both polls. The Fighting Knights fall to No. 14 on the D2SIDA National Media Poll and to No. 21 on the coaches’ poll from the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).
Boca Raton, Fla. – The Lynn University baseball team mounted another late-inning comeback, scoring two runs in the last three innings to down the Tusculum University Pioneers in walk-off fashion, claiming the 7-6 victory. Tom Archer was the hero for the Fighting Knights, providing the game-winning single as part of a 3-for-5 day at the dish.