The Lynn University athletic department hosted its seventh annual Student-Athlete Recognition Awards show on Wednesday evening, handing out a record 44 awards to Fighting Knight student-athletes while also inducting the 18th Hall of Fame class.
Lynn University’s softball team suffered two three-run losses to 13th-ranked Palm Beach Atlantic on Saturday to close out the Sunshine State Conference series in a five-and-a-half hour long doubleheader. Victoria Rios celebrated her birthday in exciting fashion, going 5-for-8 at the plate with six RBI, two home runs with a grand slam and a double.
Lynn University’s softball team went toe-to-toe with the Sunshine State Conference’s top squad on Friday but the Fighting Knights fell to 13th-ranked Palm Beach Atlantic in this weekend’s series opener, 3-2. The Blue and White out-hit the ‘Fish, but a three-run homer in the fifth inning proved to be the deciding factor.
Two runs in the final three innings, including one in the bottom of the seventh on a double-steal, gave Lynn University’s softball team a 3-2 victory over St. Cloud State and helped the Fighting Knights split its doubleheader on Tuesday.
An RBI single from Elizabeth Diaz snapped a tie in the bottom of the fifth and carried Lynn University’s softball team to a 2-1 victory over Florida Southern in the opening game of the Sunshine State Conference series.
Francais Olexa of the Lynn University softball team and Natalie Kallmunzerova of the Fighting Knights’ women’s tennis squad have each been tabbed Sunshine State Conference Players of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday.