2015-16 Baseball News

  • Baseball Collects Inaugural ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award
    August 01, 2016
    Lynn University’s baseball team has received the first-ever American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Team Academic Excellence Award after posting its highest GPA in program history (3.17) during the 2015-16 school year.
  • Lynn Helps Reach New Mark on SSC Spring Honor Roll
    June 30, 2016
    A record 1,042 student-athletes are named to the 2016 Sunshine State Conference Spring Commissioner’s Honor Roll, announced Wednesday by Commissioner Ed Pasque, featuring 100 from Lynn University.
  • Baseball’s John Silviano Signs with Miami Marlins
    June 17, 2016
    After a record-setting sophomore season, John Silviano of the Lynn University baseball team has signed a free-agent contract with the Miami Marlins.
  • Kyle Schindler Announced as CoSIDA Academic All-American
    June 02, 2016
    The 2016 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America Baseball Teams were announced on Thursday afternoon, with Kyle Schindler of Lynn University being named as a second team selection.
  • Silviano Caps Record-Setting Season with ABCA/Rawlings All-America Honors
    May 30, 2016
    GREENSBORO, N.C. – The American Baseball Coaches Association released its annual list of All-Americans on Monday afternoon, with Lynn University sophomore John Silviano garnering first team recognition. The Boynton Beach, Fla. catcher has now been named an All-American by the ABCA, the Division II Conference Commissioners Association and the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.
  • Lynn Backstop Tabbed as D2CCA All-American
    May 27, 2016
    MARSHALL, Minn. – The Division II Conference Commissioners Association released its list of All-Americans on Friday afternoon, with John Silviano of the Lynn Univeristy baseball team named as a first team selection. The CCA is the second organization in as many days to announce Silviano as a first team All-American, following the release from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association on Thursday.
  • Silviano Named NCBWA All-American
    May 26, 2016
    BOCA RATON, Fla. – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association released its list of 2016 All-America honorees on Thursday afternoon, with John Silviano of the Lynn University baseball team being named to the First Team.
  • Schindlers Named To CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
    May 06, 2016
    2016 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Baseball Teams were announced on Thursday afternoon, with Kyle and Eric Schindler of Lynn University garnering recognition.
  • Baseball Alum Joe Perrotta Inks Deal with Ottawa Champions
    May 25, 2016
    Ottawa, Ontario – Former Lynn University right-hander Joe Perrotta has signed a professional contract with the Ottawa Champions of the Canadian-American Association of Professional Baseball.
  • Silviano Adds ABCA All-South Region Recognition to List of Accolades
    May 24, 2016
    GREENSBORO, N.C. – John Silviano of the Lynn University baseball team continues to garner honors for his remarkable sophomore season in the heart of the batting order. On Tuesday afternoon, the American Baseball Coaches Association named him the NCAA Division II South Region Player of the Year, marking the third different organization to crown him with that title.
  • Silviano Among Tino Martinez Award Finalists
    May 23, 2016
    OMAHA, Neb. – The finalists for D2 Baseball News 2016 Tino Martinez Award were released on Monday afternoon, with Lynn University's John Silviano as one of the 10 players on the list.
  • Baseball Season Ends with 11-5 Loss in NCAA South Regional
    May 21, 2016
    TAMPA, Fla. – The Lynn University baseball team saw its season come to a close on Saturday evening, falling 11-5 to West Florida in the NCAA South Regional Tournament.
  • Trio of Fighting Knights Represent Lynn Baseball on NCAA All-South Region Lists
    May 20, 2016
    BOCA RATON, Fla. – The NCAA Division II All-South Region Teams were released earlier this week, with John Silviano, Frank Grandinette and John Borup of the Lynn University baseball team garnering recognition.
  • Baseball Falls to Delta State in NCAA South Regional Opener
    May 19, 2016
    TAMPA, Fla. – The Lynn University baseball team stumbled on Thursday afternoon, falling 6-1 to Delta State University in the first round of the NCAA South Regional Tournament.
  • Three Fighting Knights Tabbed as All-SSC, Silviano Earns Player of the Year
    May 18, 2016
    MELBOURNE, Fla. – The Sunshine State Conference announced the 2016 All-Conference Baseball Team on Wednesday afternoon, with three members of the Lynn University baseball team garnering recognition. John Silviano was named the SSC Player of the Year and landed on the First Team, while seniors Ryan Donovan and John Borup each were named to the All-SSC Second Team.
  • Lynn Baseball Earns Berth in NCAA South Regional Tournament
    May 15, 2016
    INDIANAPOLIS - Lynn University's baseball team is heading to the postseason for the fourth time in the last five years following the announcement of the NCAA South Region field on Sunday night. The Fighting Knights earned the No. 5 seed and will travel to Tampa, Fla. to make their sixth NCAA Tournament appearance, where they will take on No. 4 seed Delta State on Thursday.
  • WATCH: NCAA Division II Baseball Selection Show Airs on Sunday Night
    May 13, 2016
    The NCAA Division II Baseball Selection Show will air at 10 p.m. EST on Sunday night, May 15. To watch live, please click here.
  • Offense Prevails as Lynn Baseball Completes Sweep of Eagles on Senior Day
    May 07, 2016
    BOCA RATON, Fla. – The Lynn University baseball team claimed both games of a Saturday doubleheader to sweep a three-game series from Embry-Riddle. The Fighting Knights earned a 25-11 victory in the opener before taking the nightcap by a final of 11-4.
  • It’s a Walk-off! Turner Bomb Sends Lynn Baseball Past Embry-Riddle
    May 06, 2016
    BOCA RATON, Fla. – The Lynn University baseball team hit seven home runs on Friday night, including a game-ending shot off the bat of Alex Turner to sink Embry-Riddle by a final of 16-15 in the first of a three-game series.
  • Armas, Capitini Named SSC Players of the Week
    May 02, 2016
    Melbourne, Fla. – The Sunshine State Conference announced Player of the Week awards on Monday afternoon, with two Lynn University student-athletes garnering recognition. Baseball’s Donovan Armas hauled in Pitcher of the Week honors, while Geena Capitini of the softball team was named the Player of the Week.
  • Lynn Baseball Splits Twinbill to Earn Series Victory over Barry
    April 30, 2016
    BOCA RATON, Fla. – The Lynn University baseball team dropped the opener of a doubleheader against Barry on Saturday afternoon, falling 11-10 before taking the nightcap by a final of 10-4 in a shortened game.
  • Donovans Help Lynn Baseball Bury Bucs in Series Opener
    April 29, 2016
    BOCA RATON, Fla. – The Lynn University baseball team combined a strong pitching performance with a clutch base hit on Friday evening, lifting the Fighting Knights to a 3-1 victory over the Barry Buccaneers.
  • Offense Again Prevails, Aids Lynn Baseball to 13-3 Victory over Florida Memorial
    April 27, 2016
    BOCA RATON, Fla. – The Lynn University baseball team belted out 15 hits en route to a 13-3 seven-inning victory over Florida Memorial on Wednesday evening. The Fighting Knights have now won four of their last five and stand at 24-20 overall.
  • Silviano Breaks School Home Run Record as Lynn Baseball Splits Twin Bill
    April 23, 2016
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Lynn University baseball team dropped the opener of a doubleheader against Eckerd by a final of 10-8 before taking the nightcap 17-5. John Silviano homered twice in Saturday’s first game to set the new program record for long balls in a season with 22 before adding one more in the series finale.
  • Lynn Baseball Shows Power in 11-3 Rout of Eckerd
    April 22, 2016
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Lynn University baseball team muscled its way to a Sunshine State Conference victory on Friday night, defeating Eckerd College 11-3 on the road.
  • Lynn Baseball Stifles St. Thomas in Extra Innings
    April 19, 2016
    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – The Lynn University baseball team defeated St. Thomas on Tuesday evening after a stellar defensive play held up the winning run in the eleventh inning.
  • Tampa Takes Series Finale with Extra-Innings Win over Lynn Baseball
    April 17, 2016
    BOCA RATON, Fla. – The Lynn University baseball team dropped the series finale to the University of Tampa on Sunday afternoon, falling 18-14 in an 11-inning slugfest.
  • Defending National Champions Take Two from Lynn Baseball
    April 16, 2016
    BOCA RATON, Fla. – After inclement weather forced Friday’s Sunshine State Conference series opener to be completed on Saturday morning, the Lynn University baseball team dropped two contests to the 5th-ranked University of Tampa. The Spartans claimed the opener 15-9 before taking the nightcap by a tally of 9-6.
  • Life Changing Lottery
    April 13, 2016
    At age eight, Lynn University student-athlete Miguel Ceballos and his family were fortunate enough to be selected as lottery winners for Cuban migration to the United States. Here is his story and how the lottery winning changed his family’s lives.
  • Lions Use Offense to Sweep Doubleheader from Lynn Baseball
    April 09, 2016
    BOCA RATON, Fla. – The Lynn University baseball team stumbled on Saturday afternoon, falling in both games of a Sunshine State Conference doubleheader to Saint Leo University.
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