Softball Season Comes to an End

Softball Season Comes to an End

Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. – Lynn University's softball team's season came to an end on Saturday following a doubleheader loss to Nova Southeastern.  The Fighting Knights dropped game one 3-1 before closing out the year with a 2-1 loss.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Score: Game 1 - Nova Southeastern 3, Lynn 1; Game 2 – Nova Southeastern 2, Lynn 1
Records: Nova Southeastern (27-24, 15-9 SSC); Lynn (26-22, 12-12 SSC)
Location: AD Griffin Stadium | Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
Series History: Lynn trails 25-45-1 all-time (last met in 2016)
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STATS OF THE GAME:

  • Game 1
    • Karolina Flores was 2-for-4 at the plate while Mackenzie Wyatt drove in the only run with a bases loaded walk.
    • Katelyn Key (4-5) pitched well in her final start of her career, allowing three runs on five hits with one strikeout in the complete game.
    • Lynn out hit Nova Southeastern 7-5.
  • Game 2
    • Flores once again logged a multi-hit game, going 2-for-3.
    • Seniors Leanne Wright and Sara Vazquez each recorded hits in their final games as members of the Blue & White.  Vazquez also stole a base.
    • Kayla Sheffield (8-5) earned the start in the circle, going the distance with two runs on five hits.

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • Sara Vazquez swiped her 32nd career stolen base, moving her into sole possession of second place all-time at Lynn.
  • Flores earned her 18th & 19th multi-hit games of the season.
  • Lynn's 26 victories are the most under head coach Amy Bellisari and most since 2004 (35-19-1).
  • The Fighting Knights also posted a .500 record in SSC play (12-12), giving the team the most league victories since 2003 and the fourth season of a .500 record or better in conference play in program history.

ON DECK:
The Fighting Knights season has completed.  Fans can keep up with postseason accolades and upcoming schedule information at LynnFightingKnights.com.