Athletics News

  • Jill Moore Named Lynn’s Interim Head Softball Coach
    August 13, 2018
    Lynn University Director of Athletics Devin Crosby announced Jill Moore has been named interim head softball coach on Monday.
  • Men’s Soccer Opens 2018 Campaign Ranked No. 2 in the Nation
    August 08, 2018
    Lynn University’s men’s soccer program will enter the 2018 season ranked No. 2 in the country, as announced in the United Soccer Coaches (USC) top-25 preseason poll released Tuesday. The Fighting Knights were runners-up at last season’s NCAA Division II National Championship.
  • Andy Walker Appointed Head Coach of Lynn Men’s Golf
    August 07, 2018
    Lynn University Director of Athletics Devin Crosby today announced Andy Walker as the new head coach of the Fighting Knights’ National Champion men’s golf program. Walker has over a decade of professional touring experience and has coached at the collegiate and professional levels, earning nine Coach of the Year award designations.
  • Siqueira; Volleyball Coaching Staff Continue to Shine with Florida HP
    August 02, 2018
    Three Lynn University volleyball assistant coaches all helped the Florida High Performance All-Star program to a quality showing at the 2018 USA Volleyball High Performance Championships in Tulsa last week.
  • Lynn Athletics Announces 2018 Fall Schedules
    August 01, 2018
    Lynn University’s department of athletics announced upcoming schedules for the 2018 fall season concerning the five programs of volleyball, men’s & women’s soccer, and men’s & women’s cross country. With the addition of men’s cross country to the list of fall sports, the 2018-19 academic year looks to be notable for the Fighting Knights.
  • Women’s Track Lands USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Award
    August 01, 2018
    The Lynn University women’s track team recently received recognition for its outstanding performance in the classroom, as the USTFCCCA rewarded the program with All-Academic Team honors.
  • Women’s Tennis Earns ITA Academic Recognition
    July 24, 2018
    Lynn University's women's tennis team demonstrated its academic prowess by earning Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team honors on Tuesday along with seven ITA Scholar-Athlete awards.
  • Men’s Tennis Tabbed as ITA All-Academic Team
    July 24, 2018
    Lynn University's men's tennis team has been honored as an Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team for the 2017-18 season while six Fighting Knights were selected as ITA Scholar-Athletes.
  • Cooper Selected to NABC Honors Court
    July 18, 2018
    Lynn University's men's basketball team picked up a postseason academic accolade on Tuesday as Daniel Cooper was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) 2017-18 Honors Court. It is Cooper’s first career academic award.
  • Volleyball Garners AVCA Team Academic Award
    July 16, 2018
    For the 13th consecutive year, Lynn University's volleyball team has been rewarded for its continued dedication in the classroom, earning a 2017-18 American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award. The AVCA announced 973 teams to receive the Team Academic Award for the 2017-18 season, breaking the 2016-17 record of 835 programs.
  • Women’s Golf Finishes Third in WGCA All-Scholar Team GPA Award
    July 11, 2018
    Having already seen five golfers earn Scholar All-America recognition, it should come as no surprise Lynn University's women's golf program was honored as one of the top 25 teams in the nation for team GPA by the Women's Golf Coaches Association. The Fighting Knights boasted the third-best GPA in the country among all NCAA Division II programs.
  • Danna Resigns as Men’s Golf Head Coach; Heads Home to LSU
    July 09, 2018
    Lynn University's Director of Athletics Devin Crosby announced the resignation of men's golf head coach Andrew Danna on Monday. Danna accepted the assistant coach position on the men's golf staff at NCAA Division I Louisiana State University. A national search for his replacement is underway.
  • Lacrosse Alums Prep for Battle Overseas at FIL World Championships
    July 05, 2018
    The lacrosse world converges in Israel this summer for the 2018 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Lacrosse Championships, and this year, former Fighting Knights are getting in on the action. Angelo Beacon-Paglia (‘17) and Tyler Martin (‘16) are suiting up next week to represent their countries on the world stage, including a pool-play tilt featuring a head-to-head battle.
  • Women’s Golf Secures Five WGCA All-America Scholar Awards
    July 03, 2018
    Five members of Lynn University's women's golf team were selected as All-American Scholars, as announced by the Women's Golf Coaches Association on Tuesday.  This marks the seventh consecutive year with at least three All-American Scholar selections for the Fighting Knights, and 13th consecutive year with at least one honoree.
  • Two Academic All-Americans Anchor 2017-18 Fighting Knights' Success in the Classroom
    July 02, 2018
    We are pleased to share the student-athletes’ success in the classroom as the Fighting Knights earned a 3.27 department GPA for the semester. An impressive 38 students posted a perfect 4.0 GPA in the spring. The Fighting Knights shined in the classroom during the 2017-18 academic year with a department GPA of 3.32, while 210 student-athletes earned a 3.0 GPA or better.
  • Lynn Athletics Lands 106 Student-Athletes on SSC Spring Honor Roll
    June 26, 2018
    A record 1,301 student-athletes were named to the 2018 Sunshine State Conference Spring Commissioner’s Honor Roll, announced Tuesday by Commissioner Ed Pasque. A total of 238 student-athletes carried a perfect 4.00 grade-point average for the semester, including 24 Fighting Knights.
  • Baseball’s Patrick Dorrian Signs with Pittsburgh Pirates
    June 21, 2018
    Following a decorated senior campaign, 2018 Lynn University baseball alum Patrick Dorrian will continue his playing career as the shortstop signed a free-agent contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday. This marks the eighth consecutive year a member of the Fighting Knights has signed with a Major League Baseball club.
  • Bridgewater Named Palm Beach Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year
    June 22, 2018
    Justin Bridgewater, an incoming freshman set to compete for the Lynn University men’s cross country and track programs in their inaugural seasons, has been tabbed the Palm Beach 2A-1A boys track and field Athlete of the Year by the Sun-Sentinel, announced this week.
  • Men’s Golf Duo Tabbed PING Second Team All-Americans
    June 20, 2018
    The celebration continues for the Lynn University men’s golf program as Manuel Torres and Toto Gana have been selected as Golf Coaches Association of America/PING Second Team All-Americans, announced on Tuesday.
  • Women’s Swimming Nabs Scholar All-America Team Award
    June 19, 2018
    Lynn University’s women’s swimming program garnered its 10th consecutive College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America Team Award, as announced by the organization on Tuesday.
  • Bartusiak and Berraud-Galea Named Academic All-Americans
    June 13, 2018
    Lynn University’s academic success was on full display with the announcement of the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-America Division II At-Large Men’s & Women’s Teams
  • Richmond Tabbed to Helm Women’s Lacrosse Program
    June 08, 2018
    Lynn University Director of Athletics Devin Crosby announced the hiring of Mindy Richmond as the inaugural head coach of the women’s lacrosse program on Friday afternoon.
  • Beltran Picked by Seattle Mariners in ’18 MLB Draft
    June 07, 2018
    Just one year after believing his career could be over, Lynn University’s Rigo Beltran has extended his baseball life following his selection by the Seattle Mariners in the 2018 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft.
  • Danna Honored as Dave Williams National Coach of the Year
    June 06, 2018
    Lynn University head men’s golf coach Andrew Danna was named the Dave Williams National Coach of the Year presented by Golf Pride Grips for Division II as announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America
  • Ayala Named WGCA All-American
    May 31, 2018
    Lynn University women’s golfer Jenny Ayala was named to the Women’s Golf Coaches Association All-America Second Team, as announced on Thursday.
  • Baseball’s Dorrian Recognized with ABCA/Rawlings All-America Honors
    May 29, 2018
    For the third time this season, Lynn University baseball’s Patrick Dorrian has been selected as a First Team All-American, this time by the American Baseball Coaches Association and Rawlings as announced on Tuesday morning.
  • Men’s Golf Bustos’ a Move to Capture 2018 NCAA Division II National Title
    May 25, 2018
    Lynn University’s fourth-ranked men’s golf team had been in this familiar situation all too many times, four to be exact, but this time Carlos Bustos sank the winning putt on the 18th green
  • Dorrian Lands D2CCA First Team All-America Honors for Baseball
    May 25, 2018
    Postseason awards continue to roll in for Lynn University baseball’s Patrick Dorrian, as he was voted First Team All-America by the Division II Conference Commissioners Association on Friday afternoon.
  • Brous Garners Lacrosse’s First-Ever All-America Award
    May 25, 2018
    Faceoff specialist Dryden Brous took his game to a new level in 2018 during his sophomore campaign and was rewarded with the ultimate honor on Friday as he was named a Third Team All-American by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA). Brous’ accolade marks the first All-America honor in the Lynn University men’s lacrosse program’s five-year history.
  • Familiar Territory; Men’s Golf Playing in Fifth National Title Match
    May 24, 2018
    There was drama at every turn but in the end Lynn University’s fourth-ranked men’s golf team was able to overcome obstacles to defeat Arkansas Tech 2-2-1 and long-time rival Barry 3-2 to advance to the NCAA Division II National Championship match. 
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