2018 Baseball News

  • Baseball Alum Kahnle Named AL Reliever of the Month
    August 06, 2019
    New York, N.Y. – Lynn University baseball’s alumnus Tommy Kahnle has been tabbed Major League Baseball’s (MLB) American League Reliever of the Month, posting a 0.77 ERA in 12 appearances for the New York Yankees in July.
  • Baseball Honored by ABCA with Team Academic Excellence Award
    July 25, 2019
    Lynn University’s baseball program received recognition for its success in the classroom from the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) on Wednesday, collecting a Team Academic Excellence Award for the 2019 season.
  • Baseball’s Murray Tabbed Northwoods League All-Star
    July 09, 2019
    Lynn University baseball’s Byron Murray has earned a spot on the 2019 Northwoods League (NWL) All-Star Game roster, selected as the starting second baseman for the Great Lakes Division squad.
  • Fontana Selected by Baltimore Orioles in ’19 MLB Draft
    June 05, 2019
    BOCA RATON, Fla. – Lynn University’s Shayne Fontana capped a stellar two-year career in the Blue and White by having his name called at the 2019 MLB Draft on Wednesday afternoon. The Baltimore Orioles selected the senior center fielder with their first pick in the 23rd Round, 675th overall.
  • Archer Picked by Chicago White Sox in 2019 MLB Draft
    June 05, 2019
    BOCA RATON, Fla. – Lynn University’s baseball program continues to show its strength as Tom Archer became the Fighting Knights’ second selection on Wednesday in the 2019 Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft. The Chicago White Sox nabbed the senior second baseman with their third pick in the 39th Round, 1160th overall, giving the Blue and White two draftees in the same draft for the first time in program history.
  • Baseball’s Fontana Selected to ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Squad
    May 30, 2019
    Lynn University senior Shayne Fontana claimed another award for the Fighting Knights' baseball program on Thursday afternoon, as he was selected to the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings All-South Region Second Team for NCAA Division II.
  • Lynn Wins 2018-19 SSC Mayors’ Cup Men’s Division
    May 21, 2019
    Lynn University captured the 2018-19 men’s division of the Sunshine State Conference Mayor’s Cup all-sports trophy as was announced on Tuesday morning. 
  • Martinez Tabbed First Team All-Region by D2CCA
    May 17, 2019
    Boca Raton, Fla. – Lynn University baseball’s Alejandro Martinez capped his stellar senior campaign with a First Team All-South Region nod from the Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) as a utility position player.
  • Baseball’s Fontana Named Second Team All-SSC
    May 15, 2019
    Boca Raton, Fla. – Lynn University baseball’s Shayne Fontana added a fitting end to his senior season on Wednesday, earning a Second Team All-Sunshine State Conference (SSC) nod.
  • Comeback Bid Falls Short for Baseball in Season Finale
    May 05, 2019
    Lynn University's baseball team fought hard to the last out in its final game of the 2019 season, but couldn’t quite complete the comeback, falling to visiting-Palm Beach Atlantic University, 6-5.
  • Danza, Martinez Make for Memorable Senior Day for Lynn Baseball
    May 04, 2019
    Lynn University’s baseball’s 2019 senior class shined bright in its final Sunshine State Conference (SSC) series, splitting the day’s results with visiting-Palm Beach Atlantic, 6-4 and 5-3, respectively.
  • Baseball Adjusts Saturday Schedule Due to Weather
    May 03, 2019
    Boca Raton, Fla. – Lynn University baseball’s game with Palm Beach Atlantic has been suspended due to inclement weather and will resume tomorrow at 11 a.m. with the 2019 Senior Day festivities to occur before hand at 10:30 a.m. Following the completion of today’s game, the Fighting Knights and PBA will play game two of their series, which was originally scheduled for noon.
  • Lynn Inducts 2019 Athletics Hall of Fame
    May 01, 2019
    Alums Beau McMillan, Lacy Redwine, Devon Woolard and Daniel Young officially joined the ranks of the Lynn University Athletics Hall of Fame as the Class of 2019.
  • Baseball Breaks Out Brooms with 6-3 Win over Augusta
    April 28, 2019
    Augusta, Ga. – Lynn University's baseball team completed a three-game sweep of host-Augusta on Sunday, downing the Jaguars 6-3 in a non-conference afternoon tilt. Ben Fagan hit his first homer of the season, a two-run shot in the second, to lead the Blue and White offense. 
  • Baseball Masters Hitting Stroke in Doubleheader Sweep at Augusta
    April 27, 2019
    Augusta, Ga. – Lynn University's baseball team exploded for 21 combined runs in a non-conference doubleheader sweep of Augusta University on Saturday, winning 13-12 and 8-3 in seven innings, respectively. Alejandro Martinez homered in both games and Shayne Fontana had a combined five hits and five runs scored to set the table for the Fighting Knight attack.
  • Baseball Adjusts Weekend Schedule at Augusta
    April 25, 2019
    Boca Raton, Fla. – Lynn University baseball’s three-game road series with Augusta State, originally scheduled for April 26-27, has been moved to April 27-28 due to weather concerns in the Augusta, Ga. area. Saturday, April 27’s doubleheader will begin at 12 p.m. with the final game on Sunday, April 28 slated for noon.  
  • Baseball Swept on the Road at Embry-Riddle
    April 20, 2019
    Daytona Beach, Fla. – Lynn University’s baseball team couldn’t overcome two early deficits, falling to the host-Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Eagles in a doubleheader, 9-1 and 11-4, respectively, on Saturday. Anthony Sanabria launched a two-run homer in the seventh inning of the game two and racked up three RBI in the game.
  • Baseball Grounded by Embry-Riddle Friday Night
    April 19, 2019
    Daytona Beach, Fla. – Lynn University’s baseball team fell short in its Sunshine State Conference (SSC) series opener on Friday night, suffering a 5-3 setback to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Tom Archer knocked out two hits and scored two runs to contribute to the Fighting Knight attack.
  • Late Inning Comeback Falls Short for Baseball
    April 13, 2019
    Lynn University’s baseball team made a last-ditch effort for a comeback but left the tying run at the plate in the squad’s 10-7 loss to Nova Southeastern on Saturday.
  • Nova Southeastern Knocks Off Baseball in Series Opener
    April 12, 2019
    Boca Raton, Fla. – Lynn University’s baseball team was unable to keep up with a loaded Nova Southeastern University Sharks squad on Friday afternoon, falling 16-2 in Sunshine State Conference (SSC) play. Alejandro Martinez doubled in Alec Ojeda and Byron Murray in the first to account for the Fighting Knights two runs.
  • Baseball Swept on the Road at Florida Tech
    April 06, 2019
    Melbourne, Fla. – Lynn University’s baseball team dropped its doubleheader with the Florida Tech Panthers on Saturday, falling 5-3 and 12-6 in Sunshine State Conference (SSC) play. Byron Murray totaled five RBI on the day, belting a homer and a double on his way to three hits.
  • Play at the Plate Pushes Panthers Past Baseball
    April 05, 2019
    Melbourne, Fla. – Lynn University’s baseball team fell in late-inning fashion on Friday night, suffering a 3-2 setback to host-Florida Tech in Sunshine State Conference (SSC) action. The Panthers scored two in the bottom of the eighth and delivered an outfield assist to finish off the game in the Blue and White’s final at-bat.
  • Baseball Splits Marathon Doubleheader with Second-Ranked Spartans
    March 30, 2019
    Tampa, Fla. – Lynn University’s baseball team surely entertained its fan base on Saturday, notching a dramatic 11-10 victory in 14 innings over the University of Tampa Spartans to earn a doubleheader split to conclude the sides’ Sunshine State Conference (SSC) weekend series. Shayne Fontana hit a go-ahead homer for Lynn in the 14th inning of game one before Jake Buxbaum cemented the victory in his sixth inning in relief.
  • Murray Homers in Baseball’s Defeat at No. 2 Tampa
    March 29, 2019
    TAMPA, Fla. – Lynn University’s baseball team hung tough with the second-ranked University of Tampa Spartans on Friday night, but was ultimately defeated in Sunshine State Conference (SSC) play 3-2 in the series opener. Byron Murray, making his second-career appearance, launched a second-inning homerun which gave the Fighting Knights the lead. 
  • Baseball Blanked in Series Finale by Florida Southern
    March 24, 2019
    Boca Raton, Fla. – Lynn University’s baseball team struggled offensively for the second consecutive day against visiting Florida Southern College, falling 7-0 in the final game of the three-game weekend Sunshine State Conference (SSC) series at home. Shayne Fontana collected two of Lynn’s five hits in the game.
  • Baseball's Bats Silenced by Florida Southern in 8-2 Setback
    March 23, 2019
    BOCA RATON, Fla. – Lynn University’s baseball team couldn’t get its offense on track on Saturday afternoon, managing just five hits in an 8-2 loss to Florida Southern College in Sunshine State Conference (SSC) action. Luis Beltran went deep in the sixth to pace the Fighting Knight attack.
  • Fontana and Eight-Run Fifth Fuel Baseball to 13-6 Win over Florida Southern
    March 22, 2019
    Boca Raton, Fla. – Lynn University’s baseball team got itself back in the win column on Friday afternoon, downing the visiting Florida Southern College Moccasins 13-6 in their Sunshine State Conference (SSC) series opener. Shayne Fontana hit a three-run homer in the third to put the Fighting Knights ahead and also made a spectacular, wall-climbing catch to rob a potential FSC long ball in the top of the sixth.
  • Baseball Foiled By First-Place Barry in SSC Doubleheader
    March 16, 2019
    Miami Shores, Fla. – Lynn University’s baseball team was neck-and-neck with conference-leading Barry University on Saturday, but suffered two tough defeats, 10-8 and 9-7 in a Sunshine State Conference (SSC) doubleheader. Joe Argumedo had three RBI on the day, including a homer in game two, to lead the offensive effort.
  • Baseball Bested by Bucs in SSC Series Opener
    March 15, 2019
    Lynn University’s baseball team couldn’t get its offense on track on Friday night, falling in a tightly-contested road game to Barry University in Sunshine State Conference (SSC) play, 4-1. Shayne Fontana provided the lone run for Lynn, launching a solo homer in the fourth.
  • Baseball Dropped by Owls
    March 14, 2019
    Boca Raton, Fla. – Lynn University’s baseball team played an exciting game with the visitors from Southern Connecticut State University on Thursday, but fell 5-4 at home.
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