Athletics News

  • Cooper Selected to NABC Honors Court
    July 18, 2018
    Lynn University's men's basketball team picked up a postseason academic accolade on Tuesday as Daniel Cooper was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) 2017-18 Honors Court. It is Cooper’s first career academic award.
  • Volleyball Garners AVCA Team Academic Award
    July 16, 2018
    For the 13th consecutive year, Lynn University's volleyball team has been rewarded for its continued dedication in the classroom, earning a 2017-18 American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award. The AVCA announced 973 teams to receive the Team Academic Award for the 2017-18 season, breaking the 2016-17 record of 835 programs.
  • Women’s Golf Finishes Third in WGCA All-Scholar Team GPA Award
    July 11, 2018
    Having already seen five golfers earn Scholar All-America recognition, it should come as no surprise Lynn University's women's golf program was honored as one of the top 25 teams in the nation for team GPA by the Women's Golf Coaches Association. The Fighting Knights boasted the third-best GPA in the country among all NCAA Division II programs.
  • Danna Resigns as Men’s Golf Head Coach; Heads Home to LSU
    July 09, 2018
    Lynn University's Director of Athletics Devin Crosby announced the resignation of men's golf head coach Andrew Danna on Monday. Danna accepted the assistant coach position on the men's golf staff at NCAA Division I Louisiana State University. A national search for his replacement is underway.
  • Lacrosse Alums Prep for Battle Overseas at FIL World Championships
    July 05, 2018
    The lacrosse world converges in Israel this summer for the 2018 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Lacrosse Championships, and this year, former Fighting Knights are getting in on the action. Angelo Beacon-Paglia (‘17) and Tyler Martin (‘16) are suiting up next week to represent their countries on the world stage, including a pool-play tilt featuring a head-to-head battle.
  • Women’s Golf Secures Five WGCA All-America Scholar Awards
    July 03, 2018
    Five members of Lynn University's women's golf team were selected as All-American Scholars, as announced by the Women's Golf Coaches Association on Tuesday.  This marks the seventh consecutive year with at least three All-American Scholar selections for the Fighting Knights, and 13th consecutive year with at least one honoree.
  • Two Academic All-Americans Anchor 2017-18 Fighting Knights' Success in the Classroom
    July 02, 2018
    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.
  • Lynn Athletics Lands 106 Student-Athletes on SSC Spring Honor Roll
    June 26, 2018
    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.
  • Baseball’s Patrick Dorrian Signs with Pittsburgh Pirates
    June 21, 2018
    Following a decorated senior campaign, 2018 Lynn University baseball alum Patrick Dorrian will continue his playing career as the shortstop signed a free-agent contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday. This marks the eighth consecutive year a member of the Fighting Knights has signed with a Major League Baseball club.
  • Bridgewater Named Palm Beach Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year
    June 22, 2018
    Justin Bridgewater, an incoming freshman set to compete for the Lynn University men’s cross country and track programs in their inaugural seasons, has been tabbed the Palm Beach 2A-1A boys track and field Athlete of the Year by the Sun-Sentinel, announced this week.
  • Men’s Golf Duo Tabbed PING Second Team All-Americans
    June 20, 2018
    The celebration continues for the Lynn University men’s golf program as Manuel Torres and Toto Gana have been selected as Golf Coaches Association of America/PING Second Team All-Americans, announced on Tuesday.
  • Women’s Swimming Nabs Scholar All-America Team Award
    June 19, 2018
    Lynn University’s women’s swimming program garnered its 10th consecutive College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America Team Award, as announced by the organization on Tuesday.
  • Bartusiak and Berraud-Galea Named Academic All-Americans
    June 13, 2018
    Lynn University’s academic success was on full display with the announcement of the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-America Division II At-Large Men’s & Women’s Teams
  • Richmond Tabbed to Helm Women’s Lacrosse Program
    June 08, 2018
    Lynn University Director of Athletics Devin Crosby announced the hiring of Mindy Richmond as the inaugural head coach of the women’s lacrosse program on Friday afternoon.
  • Beltran Picked by Seattle Mariners in ’18 MLB Draft
    June 07, 2018
    Just one year after believing his career could be over, Lynn University’s Rigo Beltran has extended his baseball life following his selection by the Seattle Mariners in the 2018 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft.
  • Danna Honored as Dave Williams National Coach of the Year
    June 06, 2018
    Lynn University head men’s golf coach Andrew Danna was named the Dave Williams National Coach of the Year presented by Golf Pride Grips for Division II as announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America
  • Ayala Named WGCA All-American
    May 31, 2018
    Lynn University women’s golfer Jenny Ayala was named to the Women’s Golf Coaches Association All-America Second Team, as announced on Thursday.
  • Baseball’s Dorrian Recognized with ABCA/Rawlings All-America Honors
    May 29, 2018
    For the third time this season, Lynn University baseball’s Patrick Dorrian has been selected as a First Team All-American, this time by the American Baseball Coaches Association and Rawlings as announced on Tuesday morning.
  • Men’s Golf Bustos’ a Move to Capture 2018 NCAA Division II National Title
    May 25, 2018
    Lynn University’s fourth-ranked men’s golf team had been in this familiar situation all too many times, four to be exact, but this time Carlos Bustos sank the winning putt on the 18th green
  • Dorrian Lands D2CCA First Team All-America Honors for Baseball
    May 25, 2018
    Postseason awards continue to roll in for Lynn University baseball’s Patrick Dorrian, as he was voted First Team All-America by the Division II Conference Commissioners Association on Friday afternoon.
  • Brous Garners Lacrosse’s First-Ever All-America Award
    May 25, 2018
    Faceoff specialist Dryden Brous took his game to a new level in 2018 during his sophomore campaign and was rewarded with the ultimate honor on Friday as he was named a Third Team All-American by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA). Brous’ accolade marks the first All-America honor in the Lynn University men’s lacrosse program’s five-year history.
  • Familiar Territory; Men’s Golf Playing in Fifth National Title Match
    May 24, 2018
    There was drama at every turn but in the end Lynn University’s fourth-ranked men’s golf team was able to overcome obstacles to defeat Arkansas Tech 2-2-1 and long-time rival Barry 3-2 to advance to the NCAA Division II National Championship match. 
  • Lucky No. 7; Men’s Golf Makes Seventh NCAA Match Play Appearance
    May 23, 2018
    Lynn University’s fourth-ranked men’s golf team moved up the standings for the second consecutive day to secure the third seed in the 2018 NCAA Division II Men’s Golf National Championship match play.
  • Baseball’s Dorrian Lands NCBWA First Team All-America Honors
    May 23, 2018
    On the same day in which he garnered his third All-Region selection of the season, Lynn University baseball senior Patrick Dorrian was named as a National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association First Team All-America at shortstop.
  • Baseball’s Dorrian Selected to ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Squad
    May 23, 2018
    Lynn University senior Patrick Dorrian claimed another award for the Fighting Knights’ baseball program on Wednesday afternoon, as he was selected to the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings All-South Region First Team for NCAA Division II.
  • Movin’ on Up; Men’s Golf in Fourth at NCAA National Championship
    May 22, 2018
    Lynn University’s men’s golf team shot the second-lowest score of the day and moved up two positions to fourth place after 36-holes at the NCAA Division II National Championship.
  • Men’s Golf Sixth at NCAA National Championship
    May 21, 2018
    Lynn University’s men’s golf team is in sixth place after the opening round of the 2018 NCAA Division II National Championship.
  • Baseball’s Dorrian Collects D2CCA All-South Region Honors
    May 18, 2018
    Senior shortstop Patrick Dorrian received another regional honor on Friday morning, as the D2CCA named him to the All-South Region First Team.
  • Lynn Garners Four CoSIDA Academic All-District Honors
    May 17, 2018
    Lynn University was among the top institutions in Division II to collect Google Cloud Academic All-District 5 At-Large recognition, following the announcement by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Thursday.
  • Boczova, Petrackova Earn ITA All-America Accolades
    May 17, 2018
    Lynn University women’s tennis players Klaudia Boczova and Eliska Petrackova each picked up Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-America honors with the announcement of the final national rankings released this week. Boczova is named a singles All-American while joining Petrackova with doubles All-America plaudits.
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