2016 Record: 14-2-2 (7-1-1 Sunshine State Conference)
Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 17/11
Starters Returning/Lost: 9/2
Head Coach: John Rootes (10th year at Lynn; 127-33-12 (.773), 51-19-3 SSC (.719)
Notes: The tone was set prior to the start of the year with Lynn University's men's soccer team earning a No. 10 preseason national ranking and the top position in the Sunshine State Conference preseason poll...the Fighting Knights won both the SSC regular season and tournament titles in 2016 for the fifth time in league history, more than double the amount of the next institution, and advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the sixth time under head coach John Rootes...the bulk of the 2016 squad returns, including All-Americans Jack Watson and Niklas Tasky, along with all-south region selections Alexander Roth, Alun Webb and Sebastian Radakovics...Lynn has won at least 14 games in a season under Rootes six times...the Blue and White kick-off the season on Friday, Sept. 1, at 4 p.m. against Auburn-Montgomery in West Palm Beach, Fla.