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.
The Lynn University women’s basketball team erased an early 19-point deficit to take a one-point lead in the third quarter, but nationally-ranked Rollins bounced back to knock off the Fighting Knights.
Lynn University’s women’s basketball team rallied from a nearly insurmountable deficit and closed the gap to eight points but eventually fell 79-67 to Florida Atlantic in game two of the South Florida Showdown.
Lynn University Athletic Director Devin Crosby has invited six NCAA Division I schools to take on the Division II Fighting Knights during the 2017–18 season. Dubbed the South Florida Showdown, the nine-game series will be hosted by Lynn beginning in August.
Lynn University received a record number of donations and pledges at the 25th anniversary of its Robino Golf Tournament on April 24. The Fighting Knights’ largest fundraiser of the year raised $101,895 for athletic scholarships.
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.
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.
St. Petersburg, Fla. – The Lynn University women’s basketball team was assigned the No. 8 seed, and traveled to St. Petersburg to take on No. 1 seed Eckerd College on Wednesday night in the opening round of the 2017 Sunshine State Conference tournament. The Fighting Knights scored 29 points in the fourth quarter, but it was not enough, as the Tritons advance to the next round by a score of 70-66.
Melbourne, Fla. – Lynn University women’s basketball team would not be where it is this season without newcomer Paola Vazquez Concepcion. The Sunshine State Conference office released its 2016-17 ALL-SSC Women’s Basketball selections, recognizing the junior guard, honoring her as 2016-17 SSC Honorable Mention player, as well as a spot on the 2016-17 All-Newcomer Team.
A 6-of-6 performance from long range in the second quarter created separation before halftime for the home Tampa Spartans on Saturday as the Lynn University’s women’s basketball team fell in the last game of the regular season, 63-41. Freshman Janay Williams came off the bench to lead the Blue and White with a near double-double.
BOCA RATON, Fla. – The Lynn University women’s basketball trailed 11-0 in the first 6:34, and never took a lead as the Nova Southeastern Sharks escaped the De Hoernle Center with a win on the home squad’s Senior Day Wednesday night. The four seniors that were honored, Brekia Henderson, Shaunt’e Tucker, Nina Guillaume and Marta Oledzka all contributed, scoring 36 of the Fighting Knights’s 58 points. Guillaume enjoyed a special moment, coming in with just seconds remaining and hitting a three from the corner to close out her career at home in the Blue and White.
Lakeland, Fla. – The Lynn University women’s basketball team went on the road and went step-for-step with the Florida Southern Mocs, but fell 60-51 on Saturday night. Janay Williams led the way with 16 points in just 16 minutes of game time on the hardwood.
The Lynn University women’s basketball team was unable to build upon a three-point advantage after halftime as Rollins took the first lead of the game at the 4:18 mark of the third quarter and didn’t look back as they took a 61-50 victory on Saturday afternoon to sweep the season series. For the fifth game in a row, Paola Vazquez led the Fighting Knights in scoring with 18.
A 10-2 run down the final stretch of the fourth quarter from Saint Leo on Wednesday night created a late double-digit deficit for the Lynn University women’s basketball team. Paola Vazquez Concepcion did her best to keep her squad in the game, tallying 14 of her team-high 17 points in the fourth quarter, but the Lions came out with the 66-61 Sunshine State Conference victory.
BOCA RATON, Fla. – The Lynn University women’s basketball team took a business-like approach in defeating Barry University on Wednesday night, 54-51, to even the season series against the Sunshine State Conference foe. The Fighting Knights utilized a 18-0 run over a span of 7:41 minutes between quarter one and two and never looked back. The Bucs were able to cut the deficit to three, but a last second shot had no chance and Paola Vazquez Concepcion secured the game-winning rebound as the clock read all zeroes.
BOCA RATON, Fla. – The Lynn University women’s basketball team came into the de Hoernle Sports and Cultural Center on Saturday afternoon looking to avenge a one-point loss earlier this season against Embry-Riddle, and the Fighting Knights did this with relative ease, downing the Eagles at home, 64-47. The Blue and White took the 33-32 lead with 9:12 in the third quarter, the defense stepped up and never looked back, closing out the win and ending their previous four-game losing streak.