2016-17 Men's Soccer News

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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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    December 01, 2016
    Watson & Tasky Garner NSCAA All-America Recognition Lynn University’s success on the soccer pitch continued with the announcement of Niklas Tasky and Jack Watson as First Team All-Americans by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America on Thursday.
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    November 30, 2016
    Watson Collects D2CCA All-America Honors After missing all of 2015 with an injury, Lynn University men’s soccer forward Jack Watson was honored as a 2016 Division II Conference Commissioner’s Association Second Team All-American, as announced on Wednesday.
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    November 16, 2016
    Men’s Soccer Paces Way on D2 CCA All-South Region Team The first postseason men’s soccer honors have started to trickle in and Lynn University is at the head of the table with five D2 Conference Commissioner’s Association All-South Region selections, the most among all schools in the South.
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    November 12, 2016
    Men’s Soccer Season Ends in Heartache One defensive mistake in the second half was all the University of Tampa needed to knock-off the fifth-ranked Lynn University men’s soccer team in the second round of the NCAA Division II Tournament on Saturday afternoon.
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    November 07, 2016
    Men’s Soccer Earns Top Seed in NCAA South Region Tournament The aura of claiming the second Sunshine State Conference title in as many weeks has barely worn off and Lynn University’s men’s soccer team has received more great news: the top seed in the 2016 NCAA Division II South Region Tournament.
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    November 06, 2016
    Coming Through in the Hutch; Men’s Soccer Wins SSC Championship Title Lynn University’s men’s soccer team inched closer to the trifecta of titles following a 5-3 penalty kick shootout victory over Tampa in the finals of the SSC Championship on Sunday afternoon.
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    November 03, 2016
    Rootes Coach of the Year; Watson Player of the Year; Men’s Soccer Cleans up SSC Awards Twenty-five student-athletes were recognized as All-Sunshine State Conference for the 2016 season, with Lynn University’s men’s soccer team boasting a conference-best seven selections in addition to SSC Player, Offensive Player and Coach of the Year.
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    November 02, 2016
    Men’s Soccer to Face Eckerd in SSC Championship Semifinals Sunshine State Conference men’s soccer regular season champions Lynn University is set to square-off against Eckerd College in the semifinals of the SSC Championship.
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    October 26, 2016
    Good Heavens, Watson, He’s Done it Again in Men’s Soccer Victory Coming into Wednesday night’s matchup, Jack Watson had accounted for nine of the team’s 12 game-winning goals. The junior striker added to that total in a 1-0 Lynn University men’s soccer victory over Florida Southern, netting his 19th goal of the year and 10th game-winner.
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    October 24, 2016
    Watson Secures Program-Record Fifth SSC Weekly Accolade Lynn University men’s soccer star Jack Watson was tabbed the Sunshine State Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Monday for the fifth time this year, breaking the program record for most weekly honors from the league in a season.
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    October 22, 2016
    Men’s Soccer Dismantles Eagles to Win SSC Regular Season Title Although the offense was spotty in the first half, three second-half goals propelled Lynn University’s eighth-ranked men’s soccer team to a 4-0 victory over Embry-Riddle on Saturday night.
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    October 20, 2016
    Men’s Soccer Tops First NCAA South Region Ranking The first NCAA Division II Men’s Soccer Regional rankings were released on Wednesday and Lynn University sits atop the south region.
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    October 19, 2016
    Webb & Watson Rally Men’s Soccer Past Rollins Facing multiple deficits throughout the match, Lynn University’s eighth-ranked men’s soccer team stared adversity in the eye and emerged victorious 5-3 over Rollins College on Wednesday night.
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    October 17, 2016
    Another Save! Roth Earns SSC Recognition It was just another day in the office for Lynn University’s Alexander Roth, who was named the Sunshine State Conference Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week as announced on Monday.
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    October 13, 2016
    Soccer Programs Earn NSCAA College Team Academic Award In reflection of their hard work in the classroom over the past academic year, the Lynn University men’s and women’s soccer teams were each named as recipients of the 2015-16 National Soccer Coaches Association (NSCAA) Team Academic Award.
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    October 10, 2016
    Tasky & Ayala Collect Weekly SSC Honors Lynn University picked up two more weekly accolades from the Sunshine State Conference, as was announced on Monday afternoon. Niklas Tasky, from the men’s soccer team, was named the SSC Defensive Player of the Week and Jenny Ayala was honored as the SSC Women’s Golfer of the Week.
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    October 03, 2016
    Men’s Soccer Clean Sweeps SSC Weekly Honors What a difference a week makes. Following the Lynn University men’s soccer team’s one-week layoff, the Fighting Knights dismantled Florida Tech, 3-0, earning Jack Watson and Alexander Roth Sunshine State Conference Offensive & Defensive Player of the Week recognition.
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    October 01, 2016
    It’s Elementary My Dear Watson; Men’s Soccer Solves Panthers A goal by Jack Watson 7:22 into the match was the start of a big night for Lynn University’s forward as the 15th-ranked men’s soccer team took out 24th-ranked Florida Tech 3-0 on Saturday night.
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    September 24, 2016
    Webb Nets Golden Goal in Double OT for Men’s Soccer An equalizer from the opposition with under two minutes to play in regulation was disappointing for the second-ranked Lynn University men’s soccer team on Saturday night, but Alun Webb responded valiantly in the second stint of extra time with a solo-effort strike to lift the Fighting Knights to a 3-2 Sunshine State Conference victory over host Nova Southeastern.
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    September 21, 2016
    Men’s Soccer Takes First Loss of the Year A scoreless opening half gave way to a pair of quick strikes and ended with Lynn University’s second-ranked men’s soccer team taking a 3-0 loss to No. 11 Barry on Wednesday night.
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    September 19, 2016
    Watson & Roth Nail Down SSC Weekly Awards Not only has Jack Watson turned in six game-winning goals for Lynn University’s second-ranked men’s soccer team but the junior forward has now won three consecutive Sunshine State Conference Offensive Player of the Week awards, as announced on Monday.
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    September 17, 2016
    Saint Leo Gets Caught in Men’s Soccer’s Webb Alun Webb’s goal with 46 seconds remaining in double-overtime propelled Lynn University’s second-ranked men’s soccer team to a 2-1 victory over Saint Leo on Saturday night.
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    September 14, 2016
    Second-Ranked Men’s Soccer Plays to Draw with PBA Lynn University’s grueling men’s soccer schedule continued as the Fighting Knights played to a scoreless double-overtime draw with Palm Beach Atlantic in each squad’s Sunshine State Conference opener.
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    September 12, 2016
    Men’s Soccer Sweeps SSC Player of the Week Honors With three victories on the week, including an upset of the No. 1 team in the nation, Lynn University’s men’s soccer team swept Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week honors, as announced on Monday.
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    September 11, 2016
    Men’s Soccer Knocks-Off Top-Ranked Pfeiffer Lynn University’s fourth-ranked men’s soccer team outlasted a late charge to knock-off top-ranked Pfeiffer 2-1, snapping the Falcon’s 28-game winning streak, which was the second-longest in NCAA Division II history.
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    September 09, 2016
    Men's Soccer Badgers Spring Hill to Victory Jack Watson netted another game-winner and the fourth-ranked Lynn University men’s soccer team posted its second clean sheet in a 2-0 victory over Spring Hill College in the second game of the Wyndham Deerfield Beach Resort Soccer Classic.
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    September 06, 2016
    Watson Named NSCAA College Player of the Week; Men’s Soccer Rises in National Rankings Lynn University men’s soccer forward Jack Watson has been honored as the National Soccer Coaches Association College Player of the Week for Division II, as announced on Tuesday.
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    September 05, 2016
    Watson Named SSC Men’s Soccer Player of the Week An impressive start to the 2016 season earned a little boost for Jack Watson as the Lynn University men’s soccer forward was honored as the Sunshine State Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Monday.
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    September 05, 2016
    Watson Carries Men’s Soccer to Rootes’ 400th Career Win Worn down and tired in their third game in five days, Lynn University’s 25th-ranked men’s soccer team dug down deep to knock-off Alabama Huntsville 2-1 in double overtime on Monday.
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    September 03, 2016
    Men’s Soccer Douses Flames
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    September 01, 2016
    Men’s Soccer Trounces Warhawks in Season Opener After 20 minutes of scoreless play to start the match, Lynn University’s 25th-ranked men’s soccer team erupted for six first-half goals, en route to a 9-1 victory over Auburn Montgomery in each team’s season-opener.
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    August 30, 2016
    SEASON PREVIEW: Men's Soccer Kicks-Off the 2016 Fall Competition The Lynn University men's soccer team opens the 2016 campaign back in the national rankings, coming in at No. 25 in the country...the Blue & White were picked to finish in a tie for second with Rollins in the Sunshine State Conference as Saint Leo was favored to win the league title.
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    August 25, 2016
    Men’s Soccer Tied for Second in SSC Preseason Poll The Sunshine State Conference preseason men’s soccer coaches’ poll was announced on Thursday with Lynn University’s men’s soccer team picked to finish in a tie for second with Rollins while Saint Leo is favored to repeat as the regular season champion.
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    August 09, 2016
    Men’s Soccer Releases 2016 Schedule Lynn University’s head men’s soccer coach John Rootes has announced the team’s upcoming 2016 schedule. The Fighting Knights’ 15-game regular-season slate begins on Sept. 1, with three away games to kick off the year before returning to Bobby Campbell Stadium for the home-opener on Friday, Sept. 9.
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    August 03, 2016
    Men’s Soccer Ranked 25th in NSCAA Preseason Poll Lynn University’s men’s soccer program has been ranked 25th nationally by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA), as announced on Tuesday. The Fighting Knights are coming off a 9-4-2 overall mark and an appearance in the conference tournament semifinals.