A 4-0 scoring run for Florida Southern at the end of the second quarter put Lynn University’s men’s lacrosse team in a steep halftime deficit Saturday night as the Fighting Knights dropped their Sunshine State Conference opener to the Mocs, 13-9.
Down 11-8 with just over five minutes to play in regulation, Lynn University’s men’s lacrosse team buckled down and scored three unanswered goals to send Saturday’s nonconference tilt to overtime. The Fighting Knights drew up an offensive play in a crucial timeout as Conrad Rhein put away the game-winner for a 12-11 victory over North Greenville University.
Lynn University’s men lacrosse team capped its trip out west to the Rocky Mountains on a high note Tuesday afternoon, defeating Westminster College 11-9 in nonconference action. Keegan Maxwell was locked in offensively, scoring nearly half of the Fighting Knights’ goals.
The high of a massive, season-opening victory crashed on Saturday afternoon for the 15th-ranked Lynn University men’s lacrosse team as the Fighting Knights suffered a 10-5 nonconference setback to Colorado Mesa University on the campus of Westminster College in Utah.
Despite having a bye week and not playing a game, Lynn University’s men’s lacrosse team moved up three spots to No. 15 in the USILA/Warrior and New Balance Coaches Poll, as announced by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association on Monday.
Lynn University athletics had an incredible showing out of the league office on Monday afternoon, securing six Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week accolades. Michael Baez was named men’s basketball’s Player of the Week, Dryden Brous and Collin McClelland picked up two of the three men’s lacrosse awards, Helen Kreuzer was named the women’s Golfer of the Week with Florian Clemares and Natalia Siedliska clinching a Fighting Knights' sweep in the tennis category.