Borner’s Blast Sends Men’s Soccer to SSC Final

Borner’s Blast Sends Men’s Soccer to SSC Final

Boca Raton, Fla. Top-seeded Lynn University's men's soccer's team used a first-half goal from Lukas Borner to down fourth-seeded Nova Southeastern on Thursday night, propelling the Fighting Knights to the Sunshine State Conference (SSC) Tournament Final for the first time since 2016.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Score:
Lynn 1, NSU 0
Records: Lynn (13-1-1), NSU (9-6-3)
Location: Bobby Campbell Stadium | Boca Raton, Fla.
Series History: Lynn leads 31-6-6 all-time (Tied 0-0 on Sept. 25, 2019)
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STATS OF THE GAME:

  • Borner fired home his second goal of the season after the ball found him following a scramble in the box after a Fighting Knight corner kick.
  • Konstantin Fuhry earned the win between the pipes, making two saves in a full 90:00.
  • Lynn outshot NSU 9-7 and both teams had five corners a piece. 

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • The Blue and White last were in the SSC Final in 2016 and last claimed the SSC Postseason Title in 2014.
  • Borner's goal snapped a scoreless streak of over 324 minutes against NSU as Lynn had last scored on Sept. 24, 2016 versus the Sharks.
  • The last five matches between these teams have been decided by a goal or less.

UP NEXT:

The Fighting Knights advance to the Sunshine State Conference Tournament Final on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 1 p.m.