Men’s Soccer Stumbles at Florida Tech

Men’s Soccer Stumbles at Florida Tech

Melbourne, Fla. - Lynn University's eighth-ranked men's soccer team dropped its second game of the season in a 2-1 loss at Florida Tech on Wednesday night.  Simon Kraemer notched his first goal of the year.

Score: Florida Tech 2, Lynn 1
Records: Florida Tech (9-2-0, 6-1-0 SSC); Lynn (9-2-1, 5-2-1 SSC)
Location: Rick Stottler Field | Melbourne, Fla.
All-time history: Lynn leads 27-5 all-time (last met in 2016)
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  • For the second consecutive game Lynn surrendered an early first half goal.  Florida Tech struck first in the 12th minute off a goal by Jan Hlavica.
  • The Panthers took a 2-0 lead just three minutes into the second half off a defensive miscue.
  • Simon Kraemer cut the deficit in half off an assist from Elliott Legg but it was too late in the contest.
  • Florida Tech outshot Lynn 10-9 and held an overwhelming 9-1 advantage in corner kicks.
  • Alexander Roth tallied three saves while Christopher Page managed two stops.


  • Kraemer made his first start of the season and second appearance.  He has one goal and one assist in two games so far this year.
  • Florida Tech last beat Lynn in 2012 (won 2-1) and last won at home against the Fighting Knights in 1994 (won 4-3).

The Fighting Knights are back on the pitch Wednesday, Oct. 25, when they host Nova Southeastern on senior night.  Fans can watch the action live on the Lynn Sports Network.