BOCA RATON, Fla. – Lynn University men's golf team been ranked fourth in the nation in the preseason Bushnell Golfweek Division II Coaches poll as selected by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). Lynn received two of the 18 first place votes.
With players such as Manuel Torres, Felix Kvarnstrom and Toto Gana set to return, the Blue and White are expected to have another standout year on the links. Torres and Kvarnstrom both received All-American recognition last year, with Kvarnstrom also receiving several freshman honors, including Phil Mickelson National Freshman of the Year, GCAA/PING Freshman All-American and Sunshine State Conference Freshman of the Year. Gana, who is returning for his second year as a Fighting Knight, finished his freshman season with a team-best stroke average, three top-10 overall finishes and Freshman All-America accolades.
Last year's finish at the NCAA Championship was the fourth second place finish for the Fighting Knights since 2011. The Blue and White tee off for the 2017-18 season on Sept. 18 at the Griffin Invitational in Bowling Green, Florida.