2016-17 Men's Lacrosse News

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    March 22, 2017
    Lynn Athletics Boasts Six Programs in Nation’s Top-20 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.
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    March 20, 2017
    Vote for Lynn University's Student-Athlete Advistory Committee Video 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.
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    March 20, 2017
    Lacrosse Snaps Skid, Fends off Walsh in One-Goal Victory Lynn University’s lacrosse team never trailed on Monday, but also never created enough of a cushion to coast comfortably against Walsh University. The 17th-ranked Fighting Knights at least had an answer for every Cavaliers push as the Blue and White ended their northern road trip with a 13-12 nonconference triumph to get back in the win column.
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    March 18, 2017
    No. 16 Lacrosse Mounts Second-Half Comeback, Falls to No. 11 Griffins in Overtime Lynn University’s 16th-ranked lacrosse team showcased tremendous fight and perseverance on Saturday, falling behind 10-3 in the first half before embarking on a gritty second-half comeback to send the game into overtime. The 11th-ranked Seton Hill University Griffins put away the decider in the extra period however, handing the Fighting Knights a heartbreaking 13-12 defeat. Nick Howard led the way offensively with a hat trick, including the game-tying goal with 36 seconds left in the fourth quarter.
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    March 11, 2017
    No. 12 Lacrosse Outmatched by No. 2 Saints In a battle of nationally-ranked squads on Saturday, a 6-0 run in the second quarter and second-chance opportunities throughout the game helped the second-ranked Limestone College Saints post a 13-4 nonconference victory over Lynn University’s 12th-ranked lacrosse team. Austin Jerhoff scored all four of the Fighting Knights’ goals while the Blue and White controlled the fight at the X.
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    March 07, 2017
    Early Deficit Leads to First Lacrosse Defeat An early 5-0 deficit plus a season-high in turnovers proved detrimental for the 12th-ranked Lynn University lacrosse team on Tuesday afternoon as the Fighting Knights were handed their first loss of the 2017 season, 11-6, at Wingate University. Lynn started to make a push late in the fourth quarter but strong goalkeeping from the home squad prevented the Blue and White comeback.
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    March 06, 2017
    Mateo, Quillin Secure SSC Player of the Week Accolades 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.
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    March 04, 2017
    No. 12 Lacrosse Grinds out 12-8 Road Clash; Jerhoff Breaks Scoring Record Lynn University’s 12th-ranked lacrosse team utilized a 6-0 scoring advantage in the third quarter to break away from Young Harris College on Saturday in a chippy, neutral site battle that saw 20 combined penalties. Following a 4-3 halftime tally, the Fighting Knights’ offense found its rhythm in the second half for a 12-8 decision. Redshirt-junior Austin Jerhoff tallied the 70th goal of his Lynn career, becoming the program’s all-time leading scorer.
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    February 27, 2017
    Lacrosse Moves up in Rankings; Prepares for Road Trip Lynn University’s lacrosse team didn’t even see the field this past week but made a move in the USILA/Nike Division II Coaches Poll. The Fighting Knights come in at No. 12 in the second release of the 2017 poll, marking the highest the program has ever been ranked.
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    February 21, 2017
    Lacrosse Breaks into National Rankings, Garners Highest Spot in Program History Following a 2-0 start to the 2017 campaign and the program’s first-ever win over a Top-10 opponent this past weekend, the Lynn University lacrosse team came in at No. 15 in the first regular-season installment of the USILA/Nike Division II Coaches Poll.
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    February 20, 2017
    Lynn Dominates SSC Player of the Week Awards 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.
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    February 18, 2017
    Lacrosse Tames No. 8 Panthers in Program’s First Top-10 Victory A year ago saw Lynn University’s lacrosse team post a plethora of program firsts, including its first win over a nationally-ranked opponent. The Fighting Knights took it up a notch on Saturday, garnering the school’s first-ever victory over a Top-10 opponent with an exciting 9-7 triumph over No. 8 Adelphi University. Tied 7-7 early in the fourth quarter, Stephen Polsinelli and Nick Howard sealed the deal with back-to-back strikes with the Blue and White defense fending off the comeback down the stretch.
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    February 11, 2017
    Lacrosse Shatters Program Records in 2017 Season Opener Lynn University’s lacrosse team needed little time to find its offensive groove in 2017 as the Fighting Knights kicked off the new campaign with a 22-2 rout over Lees-McRae on Saturday. The Blue and White fired off a scoring barrage in the opening minutes, finding the back of the net 14 times in the first quarter. Redshirt-junior Austin Jerhoff led the charge while breaking records along the way with two goals and seven assists as the team also secured multiple new program records.
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    February 10, 2017
    2017 #LynnLax Season Preview Interviews with head coach Brian Kingsbury and captains Austin Jerhoff & Shaun McDonald previewing the upcoming season.
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    January 31, 2017
    Lacrosse Announces Third Installment of Summer Camps Back by popular demand, the Lynn University Fighting Knights lacrosse program along with its head coach, Brian Kingsbury, will be hosting its third annual session of summer camps. The Overnight camp will take place from June 11-15 with the Day and Half-Day camps on the following week, June 19-22. The Overnight and Day camp are for boys entering 5th-10th grade while the Half-Day camp option is open to boys and girls entering 2nd-5th grade at the beginner level (sticks provided.)
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    December 09, 2016
    #LynnLax One Love Foundation Escalation Workshops 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.
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    September 20, 2016
    Second Annual Box Lacrosse Tournament Coming to Lynn Lynn University’s lacrosse team is preparing to host the second annual “Knights Cup” on Sunday, Oct. 16. All high school aged lacrosse players (sophomores, juniors and seniors) who want to play box lacrosse at a high level are encouraged to attend this one-day tournament.