Athletics News

  • Five Men’s Golfers Place in Top-25 at LAAC
    January 22, 2019
    While disappointing that no men’s golfers from Lynn University won the 2019 Latin American Amateur Championship (LAAC), the Fighting Knights still set the bar high with five players finishing within the top-25.
  • Men’s Basketball Jumps to No. 14 in Media Poll; Holds in Coaches Poll
    January 22, 2019
    The latest editions of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and D2SIDA National Media polls were released on Tuesday, with the Lynn University men’s basketball team featured in both sets of national rankings.
  • Men’s Basketball Holds Off Spartans in Narrow Victory
    January 19, 2019
    Tampa, Fla. – Lynn University’s 17th-ranked men’s basketball team got back into the win column on Saturday afternoon with an 85-81 Sunshine State Conference victory over the Tampa Spartans. Jamal Palmer had a team-high 24 points, while Rasheed Worrell tallied his second double-double of the season with 10 rebounds and 11 points.
  • Second Half Struggles Doom Women’s Basketball at Tampa
    January 19, 2019
    Tampa, Fla. – Down just one point at halftime in a pivotal road matchup in the Sunshine State Conference (SSC), Lynn University’s women’s basketball team was unable to keep up with host-Tampa in the final two quarters, falling by a final score of 63-43. Kelsi Fizer and Jaylen Snipes were the lone Lynn players in double-figures, scoring 11 and 10 points, respectively.
  • All Five Men’s Golfers Advance at Latin American Amateur Championship
    January 19, 2019
    All five Lynn University’s men’s golf entrants were within the top-50 after 36-holes and have made the cut for the 2019 Latin American Amateur Championship.
  • Lynn Athletics Shows Strength with Six Top-20 Programs
    January 18, 2019
    Boca Raton, Fla. – Six different programs at Lynn University have garnered top-20 national recognition, a testament to the depth and quality of the collective Fighting Knight athletic department. Lynn’s men’s basketball, men’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s tennis and men’s and women’s golf programs all currently hold a top-20 ranking in their respective polls.
  • Men’s Tennis to Open Season No. 3 in the Nation
    January 18, 2019
    The first Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis National Team Rankings of the 2019 season were released this week with Lynn University's men's tennis squad claiming the No. 3 spot in Division II.
  • Women’s Tennis Tabbed No. 5 in Preseason National Rankings
    January 18, 2019
    The first Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis National Team Rankings of the 2019 season were released this week with Lynn University's women's tennis team being selected as the No. 5 team in the country.
  • Men’s Basketball Signs Braxton Bartlett
    January 17, 2019
    Lynn University’s men’s basketball team added another piece for the future this week as head coach Jeff Price announced the signing of Braxton Bartlett to a National Letter of Intent.
  • Baseball Tabbed Fifth in SSC Preseason Coaches Poll
    January 17, 2019
    Melbourne, Fla. – Returning a solid core of veterans coupled with a slew of promising newcomers, Lynn University’s baseball program has been selected fifth in the Sunshine State Conference’s (SSC) Preseason Coaches Poll, as announced on Thursday afternoon.
  • No. 5 Sharks Bite No. 17 Men’s Basketball at the Buzzer in Battle for First Place
    January 16, 2019
    In a highly-anticipated local men’s basketball matchup Wednesday night between the top-two teams in the league, it came down to the final shot with fifth-ranked Nova Southeastern University stealing an 87-85 Sunshine State Conference victory from 17th-ranked Lynn University. Jamal Palmer and Darius Moore each poured in 28 points to lead the Fighting Knights scoring attack.
  • Women’s Basketball Downed on the Road at Nova Southeastern
    January 16, 2019
    Lynn University’s women’s basketball team saw its two-game winning streak come to an end on Wednesday evening, falling to a hot-shooting Nova Southeastern squad 100-57. Christina Potts led the Fighting Knights in scoring, finishing with 16 points on 7-of-10 shooting from the floor.
  • Men’s Lacrosse Featured in Nike/USL Preseason Top 20
    January 16, 2019
    Lynn University’s men’s lacrosse team will enter the 2019 campaign with a national ranking to its name, coming in at No. 19 on the Nike/US Lacrosse Division II Men’s Preseason Top-20 Poll.
  • Men’s Basketball Ranked No. 17 on both National Polls
    January 16, 2019
    Lynn University’s men’s basketball team came in at No. 17 on both the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and D2SIDA National Media polls yesterday. The Fighting Knights have now been nationally ranked for six consecutive weeks.
  • Men’s Golf Sends Five to Latin American Amateur Championship
    January 15, 2019
    Lynn University’s men’s golf team is one month away from starting its spring season but before the national title defense can begin, the Fighting Knights will watch five of their own take part in the 2019 Latin American Amateur Championship (LAAC).
  • Home Cookin’! No. 21 Men’s Basketball Improves to 10-0 at Home
    January 12, 2019
    The 21st-ranked Lynn University men’s basketball team opened up Saturday afternoon’s Sunshine State Conference game on an 18-3 blitz, but defensive adjustments by Florida Tech slowed down the Fighting Knights’ offensive outburst. The Blue and White fought off the Panthers down the stretch, securing a 59-57 victory while staying undefeated at home.
  • Women’s Basketball Uses Fourth Quarter Comeback to Down Florida Tech
    January 12, 2019
    BOCA RATON, Fla. – Using a 22-8 run in the final ten minutes, the Lynn University women’s basketball team maintained its unblemished home record on Saturday afternoon, defeating Florida Tech 60-56. Loie Webb and Christina Potts knocked down a combined seven triples to pace the offensive effort, scoring 15 and 14 points, respectively.
  • No. 21 Men’s Basketball Rebounds Behind Starting Backcourt
    January 09, 2019
    The 21st-ranked Lynn University men’s basketball team bounced back from its first loss of the season last Saturday, going on the road Wednesday night and holding off the Embry-Riddle Eagles for a 78-74 Sunshine State Conference win. Michael Baez, Jamal Palmer and Brandon Bornelus combined to score 64 of the team’s 78 points.
  • Women’s Basketball Gets Back To Its Winning Ways at Embry-Riddle
    January 09, 2019
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. –  Propelled by five double-digit scorers and excellent defense, Lynn University’s women’s basketball team won its sixth game in its last seven tries, 87-66, at Embry-Riddle on Wednesday evening. Loie Webb, Kelsi Fizer, Janay Williams, Dani Lozzi and Jaylen Snipes each scored 10+ points in Lynn’s 10th win of the season. 
  • Men’s Basketball Enters NABC National Rankings, Drops from D2SIDA Poll
    January 09, 2019
    Lynn University’s men’s basketball team suffered its first loss of the season over the weekend, but the National Association of Basketball Coaches deemed the Fighting Knights’ 11-1 start to the 2018-19 campaign Top-25 worthy for the first time this year. The Blue and White debut in the NABC National Rankings this week at No. 21, the sixth poll of the season.
  • Palmer Hits 1,000; No. 15 Men’s Basketball Suffers First Setback at No. 7 Florida Southern
    January 05, 2019
    The 15th-ranked Lynn University’s men’s basketball team fell to seventh-ranked Florida Southern in an 88-84 Sunshine State Conference overtime battle on Saturday night, giving the Fighting Knights their first loss of the season. Four Fighting Knights scored in double figures in the contest while senior Jamal Palmer recorded the 1,000th point of his Lynn career.
  • Brous Named Division II Men’s Lacrosse Preseason All-America
    January 07, 2019
    Dryden Brous of the Lynn University men’s lacrosse team has recently been tabbed a Second Team Preseason All-American, released by Inside Lacrosse and published in the Face-Off Yearbook. The preseason accolade is the first for any player in program history.
  • Women’s Basketball Suffers Road Setback at First-Place Florida Southern
    January 05, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. – The Lynn University women’s basketball team saw its impressive five-game win streak come to an end on Saturday evening, falling to Sunshine State Conference (SSC)-foe Florida Southern 91-59 on the road. Loie Webb racked up 14 points, a season-high for the freshman from Logan, Australia.
  • Seniors Carry Swimming to Victory
    January 05, 2019
    Lynn University’s seniors ruled the pool on senior day as the Fighting Knights outlast Millersville 859 to 563 at the 4th Annual Lynn Sprint Invite.
  • New Year, Same Streak; No. 15 Men’s Basketball Topples Saint Leo
    January 02, 2019
    A trio of impressive individual scoring performances guided the 15th-ranked Lynn University men’s basketball team to an 84-76 Sunshine State Conference victory on Wednesday night, improving the Fighting Knights’ record to 11-0 on the season. Michael Baez, Darius Moore and Brandon Bornelus all scored 18+ points.
  • Women’s Basketball Tames Saint Leo to Open 2019
    January 02, 2019
    The Lynn University women’s basketball team used its stifling defense to down the Lions of Saint Leo University 67-50 in Sunshine State Conference (SSC) play, improving its record to 8-0 at home in 2018-19.
  • Worrell and Fizer Sweep SSC Defensive Player of the Week Awards
    January 02, 2019
    The accolades continue to mount for both Lynn University basketball programs in the 2018-19 campaign as Kelsi Fizer and Rasheed Worrell were named the Sunshine State Conference (SSC) Women’s and Men’s Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, as announced on Monday.
  • No. 15 Men’s Basketball Logs Tough Road Victory at Eckerd
    December 29, 2018
    The 15th-ranked Lynn University men’s basketball team defeated Eckerd College on the road for the first time since 2014-15 as the Fighting Knights improved to 10-0 on the season Saturday with a 71-62 Sunshine State Conference triumph over the Tritons.
  • Women’s Basketball Edges Out Tritons
    December 29, 2018
    Lynn University’s women's basketball team remained near the top of the Sunshine State Conference standings following a thrilling 61-59 victory at Eckerd College on Saturday night. 
  • Men’s Basketball Holds on D2SIDA Poll
    December 22, 2018
    Lynn University’s men’s basketball team held its post at No. 15 on the D2SIDA National Media Poll announced on Thursday. It is the sixth release of the poll this season and the third consecutive featuring the Fighting Knights.
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