Kansas City, Mo. – Lynn University's men's soccer team is bringing some good news back to South Florida following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. The Fighting Knights collected a pair of victories and moved up the national polls once again, this time to No. 4, as announced by the United Soccer Coaches.
After opening the preseason at No. 10, the Blue and White have slowly crept up, moving to No. 5 last week and to the fourth-ranked spot in week two. Lynn is the highest of three institutions from the Sunshine State Conference to earn national recognition. Palm Beach Atlantic is No. 10 while Rollins is making its debut in the top-25 at No. 21.
Lynn has been dominant through its first four contests, scoring 15 goals (3.75 per game) without conceding a goal. This is the first time under head coach John Rootes the Fighting Knights have started the season with four consecutive shutouts, the first time since 1999 and second time overall in program history.
The Fighting Knights are back on the pitch Wednesday, Sept. 20, when they travel to Montevallo, Ala., to square-off against Montevallo. Fans can keep up with the action live at LynnFightingKnights.com.