Lynn University’s women’s basketball team received big performances from its starting bigs on Friday night as the Fighting Knights battled through a sloppy first half to outlast Florida National University, 59-55. Sydney Fields posted a career-high 16 points while Kelsi Fizer notched her third career double-double.
Following a standout two-year career at Lynn University, women’s basketball alumna Paola Vazquez-Concepcion has signed a professional contract with Atenienses de Manati in the Baloncesto Superior Nacional Femenino (BSNF).
We are pleased to share the student-athletes’ success in the classroom as the Fighting Knights earned a 3.27 department GPA for the semester. An impressive 38 students posted a perfect 4.0 GPA in the spring. The Fighting Knights shined in the classroom during the 2017-18 academic year with a department GPA of 3.32, while 210 student-athletes earned a 3.0 GPA or better.
A record 1,301 student-athletes were named to the 2018 Sunshine State Conference Spring Commissioner’s Honor Roll, announced Tuesday by Commissioner Ed Pasque. A total of 238 student-athletes carried a perfect 4.00 grade-point average for the semester, including 24 Fighting Knights.
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.
Trailing by as many as 18 points, Lynn University’s women’s basketball team rallied to within four but could not send its seniors off with a victory, eventually falling 58-52 to Barry on Wednesday night.
The Lynn University women’s basketball team dropped its third straight game on Saturday afternoon, falling to Saint Leo by a final score of 58-45 in a Sunshine State Conference battle at the de Hoernle Sports and Cultural Center.
The Lynn University women’s basketball team overcame an early deficit to take a late lead, but Embry-Riddle hit a three-pointer with just four seconds to play to send the Fighting Knights home with a narrow, 58-56 loss on Saturday evening.
The Lynn University women's basketball team jumped out to an early first-quarter lead and never looked back on Wednesday evening, cruising to an 85-65 win in Sunshine State Conference action over Palm Beach Atlantic.
Lynn University’s women’s basketball team turned up the pressure in the fourth quarter on Wednesday night, making a push against Barry University but it was too little too late as the Bucs held on in a physical battle for a 66-56 Sunshine State Conference win.
A 31-point fourth quarter for host Palm Beach Atlantic was the deal breaker on Saturday afternoon as the Lynn University women’s basketball team saw its lead slip away down the stretch in a 70-61 setback to the Sailfish. Jaylen Snipes had a career performance for the Blue and White, totaling 21 points behind five three-pointers.
Lynn University’s women’s basketball team held the edge at halftime on Sunday and boasted the lead for a good majority of the contest but an aggressive second-half effort from host Valdosta State University allowed the Blazers to gain the advantage with under five minutes to go before downing the Fighting Knights in South Region action, 73-62.