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.
With the start of the 2018 campaign right around the corner, take a look at who head coach Brian Kingsbury and the Lynn University lacrosse staff have brought in to join the Fighting Knights’ squad this upcoming season.
The Lynn University lacrosse coaching staff has announced updates to the program’s fall camp schedule. The ID Camp that was postponed in September will now take place in December, while the Fighting Knights are planning a Halloween Box Tournament.
Due to the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in the South Florida area, the Lynn University lacrosse team’s coaching staff has announced that their ID Camp scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, has been postponed.
Christina Diabo and Sydney Lepselter host the final edition in the 2016-17 season of the Knightly Review that features extended interviews with Leanne Wright and Miguel Ceballos in the Senior Spotlight.
Lynn University received a record number of donations and pledges at the 25th anniversary of its Robino Golf Tournament on April 24. The Fighting Knights’ largest fundraiser of the year raised $101,895 for athletic scholarships.
The road came to end for the 2017 Lynn University lacrosse team on a hot Friday afternoon as the third-seeded Fighting Knights fell into a scoring drought in the second half in a 13-6 setback to second-seeded Florida Tech in the Sunshine State Conference Semifinals. The Blue and White reached the SSC Tournament for the second time in the program’s four-year existence.
Dryden Brous and Mikey Urso of the Lynn University lacrosse team collected All-Sunshine State Conference honors, announced by the conference office on Thursday as voted upon by the league’s coaches. Brous becomes the program’s first-ever individual athlete major award winner with Freshman of the Year plaudits while Brous and Urso earn the second and third selections to the All-SSC First Team in school history.
ynn University’s athletics department handed out 38 awards to student-athletes and inducted four new Hall of Fame members at the annual Student-Athlete Recognition Awards show on Tuesday night, held at the Wold Performing Arts Center on campus.
Following an 0-3 start in conference play, the Lynn University lacrosse team needed a strong finish to the regular season and a little luck on its side to continue on into the Sunshine State Conference Tournament. Lynn, Rollins and Florida Southern were all knotted up for the final two postseason spots, resulting in a coin flip tiebreaker on site at the SSC Tennis Championships in Bradenton, Fla. on Sunday. Rollins was eliminated, and Lynn’s head-to-head win over FSC granted the Fighting Knights the third seed.
With the rest of the Sunshine State Conference already having played earlier in the day, Lynn University’s lacrosse team knew the circumstances for postseason going into Saturday’s regular-season finale – win then hope for a little luck. The Fighting Knights posted the win, going on the road and defeating Florida Southern, 11-8. Now for the luck. Lynn is in a three-way tie with FSC and Rollins for the final two spots in the SSC Tournament, which will be determined tomorrow by coin flips.
Lynn University freshman Dryden Brous continues to rake in recognition for his spectacular performance over the weekend for the Fighting Knights’ lacrosse squad as the faceoff specialist garnered National Offensive Player of the Week accolades from the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association on Wednesday.
For the second consecutive week and the third time this season, Dryden Brous from the Lynn University lacrosse team has been tabbed the Sunshine State Conference Specialist of the week, as announced by the league office on Monday.
Tied 8-8 after three periods of play, Lynn University’s lacrosse team took over in the final 15 minutes with a 5-0 scoring run to put away Saint Leo University on Saturday in a pivotal Sunshine State Conference matchup, 13-8. The Fighting Knights hosted Senior Day festivities before the opening faceoff, honoring the 11-man senior class of Johnny Gavin, Thomas Sharp, Angelo Beacon-Paglia, Caleb Cerf, Tully Wise, Rob DeSimone, Chase Ostermann, Shaun McDonald, Brian Kiel, Austin Jerhoff and Jacob Lipani.
Lynn University’s Mehdi Laalej of the men’s tennis team and Dryden Brous of the lacrosse squad have both been selected as Sunshine State Conference Players of the Week for the second time this season, as announced by the league office on Monday.
Trailing 10-6 with under 10 minutes to play at home on Saturday, the Lynn University lacrosse team utilized a 5-1 tear – including Johnny Gavin’s game-tying strike with 22 seconds left – to close out regulation and force overtime against Rollins College. The Fighting Knights had a late man-up opportunity but were unable to convert before the Tars buried the game winner for a 12-11 Sunshine State Conference victory.