2016-17 Volleyball News

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    December 07, 2016
    West, Tandron Garner AVCA All-America Accolades The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced its 2016 NCAA Division II women’s volleyball All-America teams on Wednesday morning with Lynn University seniors Lydia West and Marissa Tandron tabbed as Honorable Mention All-Americans.
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    December 07, 2016
    Tandron Named CoSIDA First Team Academic All-American Lynn University volleyball senior Marissa Tandron added yet another postseason accolade to her name on Wednesday, highlighting her impressive 2016 campaign and continued dedication in the classroom. Tandron was tabbed as a Division II First Team Academic All-American, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
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    December 06, 2016
    Volleyball Signs Four to 2017 Squad Lynn University head volleyball coach Adam Milewski has announced a quartet of incoming freshmen who will join the Fighting Knights for the 2017 campaign. Lauren Odom, Andrea McDonald, Jaja Perkins and Danessa Martin will don the Blue and White next year in hopes of filling the voids left from a large 2016 graduating class.
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    December 05, 2016
    Colonna Selected to NCAA South Region All-Tournament Team Nicol Colonna of the Lynn University volleyball team was announced as an All-Tournament Team selection this weekend at the NCAA South Regional. The sixth-seeded Fighting Knights made their first postseason appearance since 2010 but couldn’t pull off the upset against No. 3 seed and 23rd-ranked University of Tampa in the quarterfinal round.
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    December 01, 2016
    No. 23 Tampa Eliminates Volleyball in NCAA South Region Quarterfinal Lynn University’s volleyball team was unable to find a way to build off momentum from a first-set victory on Thursday afternoon as the Fighting Knights fell to 23rd-ranked University of Tampa in the NCAA South Region Quarterfinals, 3-1. The Blue and White close out the 2016 campaign with a 20-11 record, marking their sixth 20-plus win season and the first since 2010.
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    November 30, 2016
    Tandron, West Secure AVCA All-Region Honors The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) released its Division II All-Region teams on Wednesday with Lynn University represented by two Fighting Knights. Seniors Marissa Tandron and Lydia West were selected to the 14-member first team to earn All-South Region honors.
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    November 29, 2016
    Tandron Tabbed D2CCA First Team All-South Region Representatives from all three conferences in the region were among the 15 student-athletes named to the 2016 Division II Conference Commissioner's Association All-South Region Volleyball Team announced Tuesday morning. Senior Marissa Tandron represents Lynn University with her first career all-region honor as a first-team selection.
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    November 22, 2016
    Volleyball Secures Three All-SSC Selections; Tandron Lands on First Team The Lynn University volleyball team’s successful 2016 campaign reaped a trio of individual awards on Tuesday as three Fighting Knight seniors claimed All-Sunshine State Conference honors. Marissa Tandron was tabbed to the All-SSC First Team while Lydia West and Cleuza Porto received second team accolades.
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    November 21, 2016
    WATCH: Volleyball NCAA Selection Show Airs Tonight The NCAA Division II Volleyball Selection Show will air Monday night, Nov. 21, at 7:30 p.m. ET. Tune in to check out the postseason fate for your Lynn University Fighting Knights.
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    November 19, 2016
    Llorens Shines in Volleyball’s Regular-Season Finale Setback Senior Cristina Llorens threw down a career-high 23 kills and recorded her third consecutive double-double on Saturday but it was not enough as the Lynn University volleyball team fell at Embry-Riddle in its final match of the regular season, 3-1. Additionally, senior Katie Knight moved into second place all-time in program history for career service aces.
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    November 18, 2016
    Volleyball Sinks Rollins, Ties Record for SSC Wins in a Season Lynn University's volleyball team notched a 3-1 victory over Rollins College on Friday night in the squad's final Sunshine State Conference match of the year. The Fighting Knights conclude the regular-season conference slate with an 11-5 record, tying the program's all-time mark for most SSC wins in a season. Additionally, Marissa Tandron broke the program's 15-year-old single season assist record, recording No. 1,263 and counting.
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    November 14, 2016
    Volleyball Sweeps SSC Weekly Accolades Coming off two huge victories this weekend over the top two teams in the conference, Lynn University volleyball seniors Marissa Tandron and Claire Angelich swept the Sunshine State Conference Players of the Week awards, as announced by the league office on Monday. Tandron picks up offensive player of the week honors while Angelich was tabbed for her defensive efforts.
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    November 12, 2016
    Hot Streak Continues; Volleyball Tackles No. 22 Tampa on Senior Day The seven seniors on the Lynn University volleyball team could not have asked for a much better sendoff on Saturday afternoon as the Fighting Knights came from behind to upset first-place and 22nd-ranked University of Tampa, 3-1, in their final home match of the season. The Blue and White have now won four straight over top teams in the Sunshine State Conference.
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    November 11, 2016
    Angelich, Colonna Lift Volleyball over First-Place Lions Senior Claire Angelich and junior Nicol Colonna shined on Friday night as the Lynn University volleyball team downed the Sunshine State Conference’s first-place team, Saint Leo, by a final of 3-2 in an exciting bout at home. In addition to Angelich’s career-high-tying 18 kills, she broke another school record (career blocks) while Colonna recorded a career-high 27 digs with 16 kills.
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    November 05, 2016
    Volleyball’s Dulaney Delivers Season-High Kills In Revenge Victory Over Tritons BOCA RATON, Fla. – The Lynn University volleyball team won its second consecutive match, coming out victorious against Eckerd College 3-1 on Saturday afternoon behind a season-high 16 kills from junior Morgan Dulaney.
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    November 04, 2016
    Tandron, Angelich Repeat as CoSIDA All-District Selections Lynn University volleyball seniors Marissa Tandron and Claire Angelich were tabbed to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 5 First Team this week. Tandron becomes a three-time selection while Angelich makes her second consecutive appearance on the team.
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    November 04, 2016
    Dig Party! Volleyball Buries Florida Southern for Season Sweep Lynn University seems to play its best volleyball this season when staring down the Scarlet and White as the Fighting Knights swept a talented Florida Southern squad for the second time this year on Friday night. Lynn finished with 77 digs on defense, the most for the program in a three-set match in over 13 years.
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    November 01, 2016
    Volleyball Handed Sweep at Barry Lynn University’s volleyball team had been rolling as of late with three straight conference wins but had its streak come to a halt Tuesday night as the Fighting Knights dropped a 3-0 Sunshine State Conference contest at Barry University.
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    October 31, 2016
    West Tabbed SSC Offensive Player of the Week After a career night on Tuesday in a win over Nova Southeastern, Lydia West of the Lynn University volleyball team has garnered Sunshine State Conference Offensive Player of the Week honors, as announced by the league office on Monday.
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    October 29, 2016
    Balanced Effort Propels Volleyball Past Panthers The Lynn University volleyball team notched its third straight Sunshine State Conference victory on Saturday with a 3-0 sweep on the road at Florida Tech. Four different players recorded nine or more kills and four defenders picked up double-digit digs.
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    October 25, 2016
    Western Invasion; Volleyball Rattles the Shark Cage Lydia West was a force to be reckoned with on Tuesday night as the redshirt-senior dropped a career-high 25 kills to lead the Lynn University volleyball team to a 3-1 Sunshine State Conference victory on the road at Nova Southeastern.
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    October 22, 2016
    Tandron Surpasses Milestone in Volleyball Triumph Senior setter Marissa Tandron became the second player in program history to record 4,000 career assists on Saturday as the Lynn University volleyball team got back in the win column with a 3-1 victory over Rollins College in Sunshine State Conference action.
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    October 21, 2016
    Eagles Rally, Stun Volleyball in Five Lynn University’s volleyball team came out on fire Friday night, rolling through Embry-Riddle in the first two sets but the Eagles rebounded with three straight to knock off the home team in five. Four Fighting Knights notched double-digit kills while Nicol Colonna set a career-high with 23 digs.
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    October 18, 2016
    Volleyball Sunk by Streaking Sailfish Lynn University’s volleyball team was handed a 3-0 setback by 12th-ranked Palm Beach Atlantic at home Tuesday night. The nonconference defeat drops the Blue and White to 12-7 while the Sailfish pick up their 16th straight victory.
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    October 16, 2016
    Tandron Named to South Region Crossover All-Tournament Team Senior Marissa Tandron led the Lynn University volleyball team to an unblemished 3-0 record this weekend at the annual South Region Crossover, earning her a spot on the All-Tournament team, as voted on by the competition’s head coaches.
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    October 15, 2016
    Charged Up; Volleyball Caps Crossover Weekend with Third Sweep The Lynn University volleyball team posted another 3-0 victory on Saturday, taking down the University of Alabama in Huntsville to close out the weekend at the 2016 South Region Crossover. With the sweep over the Chargers, the Fighting Knights secured victories in all three of their matches against Gulf South Conference opponents without dropping a set.
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    October 14, 2016
    Volleyball Takes Two on Crossover Opening Day Lynn University’s volleyball team got off to an impressive start at the 2016 South Region Crossover on Friday, posting 3-0 victories over the Gulf South Conference’s Union (Tenn.) University and Cristian Brothers University
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    October 08, 2016
    Volleyball Suffers Setback at Saint Leo Three of the four sets went to extra points on Saturday evening as the Lynn University volleyball team battled down to the wire at Saint Leo University. The host Lions came out victorious in a tight contest as the Fighting Knights fell in Sunshine State Conference action, 3-1. Lydia West had a solid showing on both sides of the ball, leading the team with 15 kills and a career-high 10 blocks.
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    October 07, 2016
    Volleyball Drops Road Tilt at No. 22 Tampa A second consecutive Top-25 road opponent was too tall a task for the Lynn University volleyball team on Friday night as the Fighting Knights fell at 22nd-ranked University of Tampa in Sunshine State Conference action, 3-0.
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    October 01, 2016
    Angelich Breaks School Blocks Record; Volleyball Dominates No. 21 Florida Southern on the Road A solo block late in the third set Saturday afternoon vaulted senior Claire Angelich into the Lynn University record books and gave the Fighting Knights’ volleyball squad the final push of momentum it needed to close out an upset sweep over 21st-ranked Florida Southern. Angelich now claims sole possession of the program’s career solo blocks record with 57 and counting.
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    September 30, 2016
    Tritons Topple Volleyball in Five-Set Thriller The Lynn University volleyball team’s offense was dealing from the get-go on Friday night, but the Fighting Knights were unable to close out games in critical situations as host Eckerd College took the Sunshine State Conference matchup in five sets.
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    September 22, 2016
    Volleyball Sweeps Tech in SSC Action Lynn University’s volleyball team defended its home floor with authority on Thursday night, needing just three quick sets to earn the Sunshine State Conference victory over Florida Tech. The Fighting Knights notched their second league win in the past three nights.
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    September 20, 2016
    Porto Powers Volleyball to First League Victory Strong individual performances on each side of the ball helped the Lynn University volleyball team notch its first Sunshine State Conference win of the season on Tuesday night with a 3-1 decision over Barry University. Cleuza Porto matched her career-high with 23 kills while Cristina Llorens set a personal-best on defense with 22 digs.
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    September 17, 2016
    No. 17 Sailfish Stifle Volleyball on Saturday Lynn University’s volleyball team was unable to find a way around nationally-ranked Palm Beach Atlantic University’s stout blocking on Saturday afternoon as the Fighting Knights fell on the road, 3-1.
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    September 16, 2016
    Volleyball Drops Conference Opener in Five A fast start and a 2-1 lead was not enough for the Lynn University volleyball team on Friday night as the squad hosted Nova Southeastern University in its home-opener. The Sharks finished strong for a 3-2 victory in the first Sunshine State Conference tilt of the 2016 season.
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    September 10, 2016
    Two More for Volleyball with Saturday Sweep Lynn University’s volleyball team continued to roll on Saturday as the Fighting Knights closed out the 2016 Barry University Classic with a pair of victories. Lynn first swept Southern Connecticut State in the morning match before fighting back in the nightcap to dispatch Valdosta State in four sets.
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    September 09, 2016
    Volleyball Rolls Lees-McRae in Barry Classic Opener Lynn University’s volleyball squad opened the 2016 Barry University Classic in solid form Friday evening, cruising to a three-set victory over Lees-McRae. It marks the first sweep of the season for the Fighting Knights and the fourth consecutive win.
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    September 03, 2016
    Volleyball Secures Saturday Sweep in Dramatic Fashion The Lynn University volleyball team wrapped up its season-opening weekend at the Nova Southeastern Shark Invitational on Saturday, handling University of Arkansas Monticello in the afternoon contest, 3-1, before fighting back from a 2-1 deficit to drop Adelphi University in a five-set finale.
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    September 02, 2016
    Volleyball Splits Pair of Five-Setters on Opening Day Lynn University’s volleyball team went the distance in both of its matches on Friday to kick off the 2016 campaign at the Shark Invitational, falling just short to 11th-ranked Rockhurst University in the morning contest before persevering over Bentley University in the nightcap, 3-2.
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