2016-17 Softball News

  • Softball Falls in Slugfest with Nova Southeastern
    April 28, 2017
    Lynn University’s softball team and Nova Southeastern combined for 18 runs on 21 hits but the Fighting Knights fell 11-8 to the Sharks in the series opener between the two teams.
  • Lynn Athletics Recognizes Student-Athletes at Sixth Annual Awards Show
    April 26, 2017
    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.
  • Seniors Come Through in Softball Doubleheader Sweep of FIT
    April 22, 2017
    Lynn University’s softball seniors wanted to make their final homestand special and they did just that following a 9-2, 2-0 doubleheader sweep of Florida Tech on Saturday.
  • Rollins Takes Series Against Softball
    April 14, 2017
    Lynn University’s softball team could not hold on to an early lead, falling 13-5 to Rollins College in the series finale on Friday afternoon. The Fighting Knights dropped two out of three games in the series.
  • Softball Splits Double-Header with Tars
    April 13, 2017
    Lynn University’s softball team overcame a 3-0 deficit to start the day to take down Rollins 5-3 in extra innings before falling on a walk-off grand slam, 6-5, in game two of the double-header.
  • Tough Riddle to Crack; Softball Splits DH with Embry-Riddle
    April 08, 2017
    Lynn University’s pitching did all it could in its double-header with Embry-Riddle as the softball team split on Saturday afternoon with a 1-0 loss and 2-1 extra inning victory.
  • Late-Inning Gaffes Cost Softball
    April 07, 2017
    Lynn University’s softball team could not hold on to a late inning lead, eventually falling 2-1 in extra innings to Embry-Riddle on Friday afternoon.
  • Wright Tabbed Softball Player of the Week
    April 03, 2017
    Following a solid week at the plate, Lynn University softball senior Leanne Wright has been named the Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday.
  • Softball Doesn’t Fool Around in Bellisari's 100th Career Victory
    April 01, 2017
    A day after being no-hit, Lynn University’s softball smacked out a combined 19 hits in a doubleheader sweep of Eckerd College on Saturday afternoon.
  • Softball Loses Game, No-Hit Bid on Walk-Off
    March 31, 2017
    Lynn University’s softball team fell on the wrong side of an epic pitcher’s duel as both Francais Olexa and Nikole Van Gennep carried no-hitters into the final inning only to have Eckerd take the 1-0 victory on a walk-off solo home run.
  • Softball Doesn’t Let Up, Takes Series From PBA
    March 28, 2017
    A heartbreaking loss to start its doubleheader did not dampen the Lynn University softball team’s spirit as the Fighting Knights shook off the 5-4 defeat to win 6-2 in game two and take the series against Palm Beach Atlantic.
  • Softball Knows the Wright Way to Fry a Fish
    March 27, 2017
    A two-run home run from Leanne Wright in the fifth inning rallied Lynn University’s softball team to a 5-3 series-opening victory over Palm Beach Atlantic on Monday night.
  • Vote for Lynn University's Student-Athlete Advistory Committee Video
    March 20, 2017
    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.
  • Softball Downed in Doubleheader
    March 18, 2017
    Lynn University’s softball team played it close to 11th-ranked Saint Leo but could not overcome seven combined errors in a 4-1 and 7-4 loss on Saturday afternoon.
  • Luck O’ The Irish; Softball Uses Walk-Off to Top #11 Lions in Extra Innings
    March 17, 2017
    It was an epic pitchers dual between two of the top hurlers in the Sunshine State Conference with Lynn University coming out on top 1-0 in nine innings against 11th-ranked Saint Leo on Friday afternoon.
  • Rios' Walk-Off Clinches Doubleheader Sweep of Maryville
    March 14, 2017
    While Lynn University’s softball team cruised to a 6-2 victory in game one against Maryville (Mo.), the Fighting Knights needed a walk-off RBI single from Victoria Rios to clinch the doubleheader sweep against the Saints.
  • Mateo and Flores Receive SSC Weekly Recognition
    March 13, 2017
    Two more Lynn University student-athletes were honored as Sunshine State Conference Players of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday.
  • Spring Break’s Over; Softball Ends Trip with Split
    March 11, 2017
    Lynn University’s softball team played its seventh and eight games in the last five days, ending its spring break with a 4-3 extra inning loss to Reinhardt and 6-3 victory over the University of the Cumberlands.
  • Olexa Roasts Chestnut in Softball DH Sweep
    March 10, 2017
    Lynn University’s softball team scorched Chestnut Hill as the Fighting Knights pitchers accounted for 22 strikeouts in the in a double-header sweep.
  • Softball Bearly Splits Oaks
    March 08, 2017
    The day started well for Lynn University’s softball team with a pitching dominating 3-1 victory over Oakland City but ended in an error-marred 3-1 loss to Bloomfield.
  • Sheffield Mightier than Oaks as Softball Bears Down in DH Victory
    March 07, 2017
    Lynn University’s softball team found multiple ways to win in a wild Tuesday doubleheader against Oakland City and Bloomfield.
  • Softball Drops 12-Inning Duel Before Splitting Doubleheader with Tampa
    March 04, 2017
    Lynn University’s softball team opened the doubleheader on Saturday with a 12-inning marathon against the University of Tampa with the Spartans coming from behind and clinching the weekend series in a 2-1 thriller. The Fighting Knights bounced back valiantly in the nightcap however, leading wire-to-wire in a 5-1 victory to close out the Sunshine State Conference series.
  • Softball Handed Setback in Battle for Conference Lead
    March 03, 2017
    In the series opener on Friday between the top two teams in the Sunshine State Conference, the visiting Tampa Spartans plated three runs in the top of third inning before holding off the Lynn University softball team for a 3-1 victory. Elizabeth Diaz pinch hit in the fourth and knocked in the Fighting Knights’ lone run.
  • Softball Slithers Past Moccasins
    February 25, 2017
    Down but not out, Lynn University’s softball team came back in both games Saturday afternoon, eventually completing the double-header sweep 3-2, 2-1 over Florida Southern.
  • Mocs Top Softball in Final Inning
    February 24, 2017
    A last inning comeback was short-lived as Lynn University’s softball team fell 4-3 to Florida Southern in Sunshine State Conference action Friday night.
  • Softball Races Past Thoroughbreds
    February 22, 2017
    Rain and lightning ended the day prematurely as Lynn University's softball team was able to get a rising 10-0 victory over Kentucky State before Mother Nature cancelled the second game of the scheduled double-header.
  • Lynn Dominates SSC Player of the Week Awards
    February 20, 2017
    Lynn University athletics had an incredible showing out of the league office on Monday afternoon, securing eight Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week accolades. Marquan Botley and Vieux Kande swept the men’s basketball awards, Donovan Armas brought home baseball’s Pitcher of the Week honor while softball’s Karolina Flores was named the Player of the Week. Dryden Brous and Shaun McDonald secured two of the three men’s lacrosse awards with Stefanie Stemmer and Jean-Baptiste Mateo clinching a Fighting Knights’ sweep in the tennis category.
  • Get Out Your Brooms! Softball Shuts Down Bucs to Sweep Weekend Series
    February 19, 2017
    BOCA RATON, Fla. – The Lynn University softball team utilized Francais Olexa’s third complete game of the season, shutting out the Barry Buccaneers, 7-0, on Sunday afternoon. This victory is good for the first series sweep in Sunshine State Conference action in the 2017 campaign.
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