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.
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.
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.
Lynn University was among the top institutions in Division II to collect Google Cloud Academic All-District 5 At-Large recognition, following the announcement by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Thursday.
The Lynn University athletic department hosted its seventh annual Student-Athlete Recognition Awards show on Wednesday evening, handing out a record 44 awards to Fighting Knight student-athletes while also inducting the 18th Hall of Fame class.
Four members of the Lynn University lacrosse team earned All-Sunshine State Conference honors, as voted on by the league’s coaches and announced by the SSC office on Thursday. Dryden Brous repeats on the All-SSC First Team, Mikey Urso was tabbed to the All-SSC Second Team while rookies Keegan Maxwell and Xander Cosenza claim a spot on the All-SSC Freshman Team.
Lynn University’s men’s lacrosse team had seventh-ranked University of Tampa on the ropes midway in the second half but a late surge by the Spartans put the Fighting Knights down big and led to an eventual 13-6 loss in the season finale.
Lynn University lacrosse sophomore Dryden Brous continues to pick up the awards this week as the Fighting Knight has been selected to the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Division II Team of the Week, as announced by the organization on Tuesday.
In what seems to be becoming a trend this spring, Lynn University’s Klaudia Boczova and Dryden Brous were both again tabbed as Sunshine State Conference Players of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday. Boczova claims the women’s tennis Player of the Week plaudit while Brous is named the men’s lacrosse Specialist of the Week.
Lynn University’s lacrosse team possessed the ball for a large majority of the afternoon on Saturday and was able to keep a high-powered Saint Leo University offense from running wild but a heartbreaking goal with seven seconds remaining was the dagger that lifted the sixth-ranked Lions to an 11-10 Sunshine State Conference win over the Fighting Knights.
Lynn University’s lacrosse team found the back of the net early and often on Wednesday night as the Fighting Knights routed Palm Beach Atlantic for a 21-4 Sunshine State Conference triumph. The Blue and White held the game in honor of the One Love Foundation's Yards for Yeardley movement, an initiative spreading awareness on relationship abuse.
After nearly two hours of weather delays, Lynn University’s lacrosse team finally hit the field at Embry-Riddle on Saturday night for Sunshine State Conference action. The Fighting Knights halted a three-game skid and notched their first league win of the season in dominant fashion, routing the Eagles 17-5.
Lynn University’s lacrosse team found itself with an early deficit Wednesday evening and could never catch up as the Fighting Knights fell on the road in Sunshine State Conference play at 16th-ranked Florida Tech, 16-8. Freshman Keegan Maxwell had a big day offensively with four goals.
For the third time this season and seventh time in his young career, sophomore faceoff specialist Dryden Brous of the Lynn University lacrosse team has been tabbed the Sunshine State Conference Specialist of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday.
Sophomore faceoff specialist Dryden Brous gave his squad ample possession opportunities on Saturday night but six goals in the fourth quarter from visiting Florida Southern College granted the Mocs a 14-12 Sunshine State Conference victory over Lynn University’s lacrosse team. Brous won 23 faceoffs on the night and picked up 17 ground balls, setting two single-game program records.
Lynn University’s 18th-ranked lacrosse team opened Sunshine State Conference play on Saturday and trailed 8-4 at Rollins College with under 1:30 to play. The Fighting Knights buried three straight goals in the final 90 seconds of regulation but it was too little too late as the Tars held on for an 8-7 victory.
Xander Cosenza of the Lynn University lacrosse team has been picked to the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Division II Team of the Week, as announced by the organization on Tuesday evening.
Following a 2-0 week that included a big upset on the road over No. 10 Belmont Abbey, Lynn University’s lacrosse team broke into the USILA Division II National Rankings this week, as announced by the organization on Monday.
Freshman Xander Cosenza shined on the brightest of stages Saturday afternoon as the Lynn University lacrosse team went on the road and upset 10th-ranked Belmont Abbey College, 10-9. Cosenza scored five goals, including all four of Lynn’s in the fourth quarter, as the Fighting Knights went on a 4-0 run in the final frame to secure the clutch comeback.
Lynn University’s lacrosse team spent a good part of the afternoon in man-up situations and made the visiting Westminster College (Utah) Griffins pay as the Fighting Knights coasted to a 14-9 nonconference victory on Tuesday. The Blue and White tallied their fifth consecutive win, marking the best start to a season in program history.
Lynn University’s lacrosse team utilized a balanced attack throughout a close nonconference contest at North Greenville on Saturday but no two goals were more critical than Nick McCabe’s as the redshirt-freshman tied the game at 10-10 before burying the game-winner in overtime to give the Fighting Knights a clutch 11-10 victory on the road.
Lynn University’s lacrosse team picked up its third consecutive win on Wednesday evening as the Fighting Knights closed out a three-game home spurt with a dominant 16-2 triumph over Emmanuel College (Ga.). Ten different Fighting Knights found the back of the net, led by Keegan Maxwell with four goals and Chase Stokes with three.
A lackluster showing at Wingate University a year ago left Lynn University’s lacrosse team with vengeance on its mind Saturday afternoon and a five-goal tear in the second half lifted the Fighting Knights to a 14-9 triumph over the Bulldogs. The Blue and White trailed 8-7 with just under six minutes to play in the third quarter before Lynn’s offense put away five straight to pull away and secure the nonconference win.
Lynn University’s lacrosse team defended Bobby Campbell Stadium with authority Wednesday night as the Fighting Knights toppled Dominican College (N.Y.) under the lights in the team’s 2018 home opener, 14-5. Nick Howard found the back of the net five times, one shy of the program record.
Despite controlling the battle in shots, faceoffs and ground balls, Lynn University’s lacrosse team was unable to keep up with a hungry ninth-ranked Limestone College squad as the Fighting Knights suffered their first loss of the year, 16-6.
Lynn University’s lacrosse team came firing out of the gates on Saturday in the squad’s 2018 season opener, netting three quick goals before building a 10-1 lead heading into halftime. Mars Hill University started to inch back late in the game, but the Fighting Knights held on for a 14-7 nonconference victory.