2015-16 Men's Tennis News

  • Men’s Tennis Clinches ITA All-Academic Team Honors; Eight Tabbed Scholar-Athletes
    July 22, 2016
    Lynn University’s men's tennis team has been chosen as an Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team following the 2015-16 season with eight Fighting Knights claiming individual ITA Scholar-Athlete recognition.
  • 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.
  • Men’s Tennis Caps Season Ranked Eighth Nationally
    June 02, 2016
    In the final national rankings of the 2015-16 season, the Lynn University men’s tennis team was slated eighth as the closing Oracle/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Collegiate Tennis Division II rankings were announced Wednesday.
  • Argos Knock Men’s Tennis from NCAA Postseason
    May 08, 2016
    momentum-shifting comeback victory at No. 3 doubles was not enough on Sunday as the ninth-ranked Lynn University men’s tennis team fell 5-2 to sixth-ranked University of West Florida in the opening round of the NCAA Division II South Region 1 Championships. The Fighting Knights finish up the season at 16-8 overall with their 14th consecutive appearance in the NCAA’s.
  • Mojha and Laalej Named to All-SSC Men’s Tennis Team
    May 06, 2016
    Lynn University’s Pavel Mojha and Mehdi Laalej were named to the All-Sunshine State Conference Men’s Tennis Team on Friday, as announced by the league office. Mojha was selected to the first team for singles while Laalej received second team singles honors.
  • Men’s Tennis Draws No. 5 Seed; Heads to Saint Leo for NCAA South Regional 1
    May 04, 2016
    Lynn University’s ninth-ranked men’s tennis team was selected as the fifth seed in the South Region on Tuesday evening and will head to Saint Leo for the preliminary rounds of the NCAA Division II Championship this weekend. The Blue & White return to the NCAA Tournament for the 14th consecutive season.
  • WATCH: Men’s & Women’s Tennis NCAA Selection Shows Air Tonight
    May 03, 2016
    The NCAA Division II Selection Show for both men’s and women’s tennis will air Tuesday night, May 3. Tune in to check out the postseason destinations for your Lynn University Fighting Knights.
  • Lions Claim SSC Crown over Men’s Tennis
    April 30, 2016
    The top-ranked team in the nation proved too much to handle for ninth-ranked Lynn University in Saturday’s men’s tennis Sunshine State Conference Championship as the Fighting Knights fell to Saint Leo, 5-0.
  • Men’s Tennis Outlasts Barry, Punches Ticket to SSC Finals
    April 29, 2016
    The ninth-ranked and third-seeded Lynn University men’s tennis team grinded out a 5-3 victory late into the evening Friday over seventh-ranked and second-seeded Barry University in the Sunshine State Conference semifinals.
  • Riggs & Mateo Push Men’s Tennis into SSC Semifinals
    April 28, 2016
    Two singles victories and a dominate doubles showing from Daniel Riggs and Jean-Baptiste Mateo helped lift the ninth-ranked and third-seeded Lynn University men’s tennis team to a 5-0 sweep over 47th-ranked and sixth-seeded Florida Tech in the opening round of the Sunshine State Conference Tournament on Thursday.
  • Men’s Tennis Remains Ninth; Mojha & Laalej Ranked in Singles
    April 27, 2016
    The Lynn University men’s tennis team held its No. 9 position in the updated Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Division II national rankings released on Wednesday. Pavel Mojha remains among the nation’s top-30 singles players while Mehdi Laalej cracks into the rankings for the first time this season.
  • Regular-Season Finale Slips Away from Men’s Tennis
    April 17, 2016
    Despite a 2-1 lead after doubles and a 4-4 tie with the final match on the court, the ninth-ranked Lynn University men’s tennis team was unable to close out seventh-ranked Barry University on Sunday afternoon in a 5-4 Sunshine State Conference setback.
  • Men’s Tennis Posts SSC Road Win at Rollins
    April 14, 2016
    The ninth-ranked Lynn University men’s tennis squad went on the road Thursday afternoon and dropped Sunshine State Conference foe No. 30 Rollins College, 6-3.
  • Men’s Tennis Outlasts PBA in 5-4 Victory
    April 12, 2016
    After falling behind early, the ninth-ranked Lynn University men’s tennis team jumped out in front but took a tentative 4-3 lead late into Tuesday evening. The Fighting Knights dropped the opening set at both five and six singles, but Jose Porfirio Ordonez was able to fight back and clinch a 5-4 Lynn victory over No. 35 Palm Beach Atlantic.
  • No. 2 Saint Leo Gets Past Men’s Tennis
    April 03, 2016
    After a long week of competition the ninth-ranked Lynn University men’s tennis team was unable to keep up with No. 2 Saint Leo University on Sunday, falling to the Lions in Sunshine State Conference action, 5-4.
  • 1,000! Mike Perez Reaches Historic Coaching Milestone
    April 02, 2016
    Lynn University’s head men’s and women’s tennis coach Mike Perez stamped his name in the collegiate tennis record books on Saturday as the 26-year vet recorded his 1,000th career win as a Fighting Knight. The men’s squad defeated Florida Tech 5-1 to boast the historic triumph for their leader.
  • Men’s Tennis Rolls through Eckerd
    April 01, 2016
    Returning to Sunshine State Conference play for the first time in nearly a month on Friday afternoon, the ninth-ranked Lynn University men’s tennis team posted a 9-0 win over Eckerd College to nab its third victory in the past four days.
  • Men’s Tennis Upsets Embry-Riddle with Late Three-Set Wins
    March 30, 2016
    Just as it has done all season, the ninth-ranked Lynn men’s tennis squad came through in the clutch on Wednesday evening to drop No. 6 Embry-Riddle, 5-4. The Fighting Knights trailed 4-3 but Jean-Baptiste Mateo and Jose Porfirio Ordonez each came from behind and clinched three-set victories in singles to pull off the upset.
  • Singles Sweep Boosts Men’s Tennis Comeback
    March 29, 2016
    The ninth-ranked Lynn University men’s tennis squad utilized dominant singles play on Tuesday evening to come from behind and defeat No. 14 Flagler College, 5-2.
  • Riggs & Mojha Enter Doubles Ranks; Men’s Tennis Slated Ninth
    March 24, 2016
    Lynn University’s men’s tennis team dropped three spots to No. 9 in the latest edition of the Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Division II National Rankings released on Wednesday. Seniors Daniel Riggs and Pavel Mojha entered the doubles rankings for the first time, while Mojha makes a large leap in the singles ranks.
  • Men’s Tennis Fights off NYIT Bears
    March 22, 2016
    After cruising through doubles competition, the sixth-ranked Lynn University men’s tennis team had to battle with 30th-ranked New York Institute of Technology to get the win on Tuesday night. Jean-Baptiste Mateo pulled through at No. 4 singles to clinch a 5-2 victory for the Fighting Knights.
  • SCHEDULE UPDATE: Sunday’s Men’s and Women’s Tennis Match Postponed
    March 20, 2016
    The Lynn University men’s and women’s tennis matches scheduled against Flagler College for Sunday, March 20 have been postponed due to the forecast for inclement weather.
  • Men’s Tennis Drops Battle with AUM Warhawks
    March 14, 2016
    After winning the opening doubles match, the sixth-ranked Lynn University men’s tennis team fought from behind the rest of the way on Monday evening until Auburn University of Montgomery closed out the Fighting Knights, 5-3.
  • Porfirio Ordonez Clinches 5-4 Men’s Tennis Victory
    March 11, 2016
    For the third time this season, the Lynn University men’s tennis team went down to the wire with its opponent and came out on top. Jose Porfirio Ordonez won in a second-set tiebreaker with the match tied at 4-4 to give the sixth-ranked Fighting Knights a one-point triumph over Grand Valley St. on Friday in Kissimmee, Fla.
  • Men’s Tennis Dispatches Post in Thursday Sweep
    March 10, 2016
    Lynn University’s sixth-ranked men’s tennis team welcomed Post University to the Perper Tennis Complex on Thursday afternoon for nonconference action, soaring over the Eagles, 9-0. Jean-Baptiste Mateo went 2-0 in his debut donning the Blue & White.
  • Men’s Tennis Flattens Florida Southern in SSC Opener
    March 05, 2016
    Lynn University’s sixth-ranked men’s tennis squad opened up its Sunshine State Conference schedule on its home courts Saturday morning, defeating Florida Southern College, 8-1.
  • Lynn Collects Four SSC Player of the Week Awards
    February 29, 2016
    The Sunshine State Conference released its weekly Player of the Week awards on Monday afternoon, with four Lynn University student-athletes garnering recognition.
  • Itzkovitz Seals Men’s Tennis Comeback over No. 11 Columbus St.
    February 28, 2016
    It came down to the final singles match as the decider for the second time in less than a week for the sixth-ranked Lynn University men’s tennis team, but the Fighting Knights pulled through again to defeat 11th-ranked Columbus St. 5-4 on Sunday in the squad’s third match of the weekend.
  • No. 4 Argos Turn Away Men’s Tennis
    February 27, 2016
    The sixth-ranked Lynn University men’s tennis team fell 6-3 to fourth-ranked University of West Florida on Saturday morning in Valdosta, Ga.
  • No. 9 Valdosta St. Knocks off No. 6 Men’s Tennis
    February 26, 2016
    Lynn University’s sixth-ranked men’s tennis team started off the weekend with a 2-1 lead over Valdosta St. after doubles action on Friday, but the ninth-ranked Blazers came back in singles and defended their home court to defeat the Fighting Knights, 5-3.
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