2016-17 Men's Tennis News

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    March 22, 2017
    Lynn Athletics Boasts Six Programs in Nation’s Top-20 With the announcement of the newest tennis and golf national polls on Wednesday, Lynn University proudly represents six athletic programs in their respective national rankings. The Fighting Knights men’s and women’s tennis and golf, baseball and lacrosse teams all occupy a spot in the top-20 of Division II.
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    March 20, 2017
    Vote for Lynn University's Student-Athlete Advistory Committee Video Voting for the 2017 Sunshine State Conference SAAC video contest begins on Tuesday, Mar. 21, and ends Thursday, Mar. 30, at 5 p.m. The theme of the contest is 'What Motivates You to Play?' and is created, designed, producted and edited by student-athletes.
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    March 20, 2017
    Mateo Nails Third Straight SSC Weekly Honor For the fourth time this season and third consecutive week, Jean-Baptiste Mateo of Lynn University’s eighth-ranked men’s tennis team was selected as the Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday.
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    March 18, 2017
    Men’s Tennis Rattles St. Mary’s Lynn University’s eighth-ranked men’s tennis team won its 11th consecutive match following an 8-1 victory over 23rd-ranked St. Mary’s on Saturday. Jean-Baptiste Mateo won in straight sets to stay unbeaten in singles while Mehdi Laalej earned his 11th win at the top singles spot.
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    March 15, 2017
    Men’s Tennis Escapes No. 29 Indianapolis, Wins 10th in a Row A 3-0 advantage in doubles play was crucial in the eighth-ranked Lynn University men’s tennis team’s victory over 29th-ranked University of Indianapolis on Wednesday as the Fighting Knights pulled out a 5-4 nonconference triumph. The Fighting Knights have now won 10 straight matches.
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    March 14, 2017
    Men’s Tennis Claims Battle of the Knights The fight of Lynn University’s eighth-ranked tennis team proved to be the difference maker on Tuesday as the Blue and White recorded a 9-0 decision over the Queen’s College (N.Y.) Knights in nonconference action.
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    March 13, 2017
    Mateo and Flores Receive SSC Weekly Recognition Two more Lynn University student-athletes were honored as Sunshine State Conference Players of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday.
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    March 13, 2017
    Men’s Tennis Notches 10th Win of the Season Lynn University’s men’s tennis team picked up its 10th win of the season and eighth straight on Monday evening as the eighth-ranked Fighting Knights defeated the Auburn University of Montgomery Warhawks, 5-1.
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    March 12, 2017
    Sunday Men’s Tennis vs. Queens Postponed The Lynn University men’s tennis match scheduled for Sunday, March 12 at 2 p.m. against Queens (N.Y.) has been postponed due to impending weather.
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    March 11, 2017
    All Bark, No Bite; Men’s Tennis Puts Down Division I Boston University Lynn University’s eighth-ranked men’s tennis squad posted an 8-1 victory over the Boston University Terriers on Saturday to help kick off a five match homestand over the next week.
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    March 08, 2017
    Crash Landing; Men’s Tennis Throttles No. 44 Flyers Lynn University’s eighth-ranked men’s tennis team swept the 44th-ranked Lewis University Flyers on Wednesday, 9-0, in a nonconference, neutral site contest on the campus of Embry-Riddle University.
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    March 06, 2017
    Mateo, Quillin Secure SSC Player of the Week Accolades Two Lynn University student-athletes were named Sunshine State Conference Players of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday. Jean-Baptiste Mateo was tabbed the Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week with Travis Quillin of the Blue and White lacrosse squad honored as the Specialist of the Week.
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    March 04, 2017
    No. 8 Men’s Tennis Slips Past FSC in 5-4 Win The eighth-ranked Lynn University men’s tennis team picked up another road win on Saturday as it took a 5-4 decision over No. 40 Florida Southern in league play. After falling behind in doubles, the Fighting Knights rattled off four consecutive victories in singles play to secure the win.
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    February 24, 2017
    Men’s Tennis Opens SSC Play with Sweep over No. 46 Sailfish Lynn University’s eighth-ranked men’s tennis squad bested another nationally-ranked opponent on Friday afternoon, blanking No. 46 Palm Beach Atlantic on the road in the first Sunshine State Conference matchup of the year, 9-0.
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    February 23, 2017
    Men’s Tennis Bests Eagles in Top-10 Battle The eighth-ranked Lynn University men’s tennis team defeated its second straight Top-10 opponent on Thursday as the Fighting Knights returned to their home courts and took down the 10th-ranked Embry-Riddle Eagles, 5-1.
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    February 20, 2017
    Lynn Dominates SSC Player of the Week Awards Lynn University athletics had an incredible showing out of the league office on Monday afternoon, securing eight Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week accolades. Marquan Botley and Vieux Kande swept the men’s basketball awards, Donovan Armas brought home baseball’s Pitcher of the Week honor while softball’s Karolina Flores was named the Player of the Week. Dryden Brous and Shaun McDonald secured two of the three men’s lacrosse awards with Stefanie Stemmer and Jean-Baptiste Mateo clinching a Fighting Knights’ sweep in the tennis category.
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    February 19, 2017
    Men’s Tennis Caps Road Trip with Bees Sweep Lynn University’s eighth-ranked men’s tennis team closed out its weekend road trip in Georgia on Sunday with a clean 9-0 victory over the SCAD Savannah Bees of the NAIA.
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    February 18, 2017
    Men’s Tennis Upsets No. 3 Armstrong State, 5-1 Coming off a tough one-point loss on Friday, the eighth-ranked Lynn University men’s tennis team bounced back valiantly on Saturday, taking down the No. 3 team in the nation, Armstrong State. The Fighting Knights utilized a clutch 3-0 advantage in doubles before securing a 5-1 triumph over the Pirates.
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    February 17, 2017
    No. 8 Men’s Tennis Drops 5-4 Contest to No. 6 Columbus St. Lynn University’s eighth-ranked men’s tennis team came out on the wrong side of a one-point decision for the second time this season as the Fighting Knights fell to sixth-ranked Columbus St. on neutral courts Friday afternoon, 5-4.
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    February 09, 2017
    Thursday Tennis vs. Keiser Postponed Lynn University’s men’s and women’s tennis matches scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 9 at 3 p.m. vs. Keiser University have been postponed due to weather conditions.
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    February 08, 2017
    No. 8 Men’s Tennis Gets out the Brooms to Sweep Ave Maria The eighth-ranked Lynn University men’s tennis squad used the momentum from a 3-0 advantage in doubles to guide the Blue and White to their second sweep on the year, defeating Ave Maria 9-0 on Wednesday night.
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    February 06, 2017
    02.06.2017 Knightly Review Christina Diabo hosts this week's edition of the Knightly Review, recapping the past week in Lynn Athletics.
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    February 06, 2017
    Laalej Earns Opening SSC Player of the Week Honors Lynn University’s Mehdi Laalej was selected as 2017’s first men’s tennis Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday.
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    February 05, 2017
    Men’s Tennis Drops Marathon Heartbreaker to No. 5 Valdosta State, 5-4 The eighth-ranked Lynn University’s men’s tennis team bounced back after a 3-0 deficit in doubles play on Sunday against fifth-ranked Valdosta State. With the match tied 4-4, the Blazers prevailed at No. 6 singles in three sets to issue the Fighting Knights their first defeat of the season.
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    February 01, 2017
    No. 8 Men’s Tennis Opens 2017 with 9-0 Victory The eighth-ranked Lynn University’s men’s tennis team picked up steam in singles action en route to a 9-0 win over St. Thomas on Wednesday night in the squad’s 2017 season opener.
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    January 31, 2017
    2017 #LynnMTennis Season Preview Interviews with head coach Mike Perez, junior Mehdi Laalej and sophomore transfer Kay Bartmann about the upcoming season.
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    January 25, 2017
    Men’s Tennis Tabbed Second in SSC Preseason Poll Lynn University’s men tennis team was picked No. 2 in the 2017 Sunshine State Conference Preseason Coaches Poll, as announced by the league office on Wednesday. The Fighting Knights return four starters from last year’s squad that went 16-8 and 4-2 in conference play.
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    November 22, 2016
    Men’s Tennis Tabbed Eighth Nationally in ITA Preseason Rankings The Lynn University men’s tennis team was positioned at No. 8 in Division II by the 2016 Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Fall Rankings that were released this week. Individually, newcomer Kay Bartmann and junior Jean-Baptiste Mateo appear in both the singles and doubles rankings.
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    September 25, 2016
    Men’s Tennis Knocked from Regionals on Day 3 Lynn University’s men’s tennis team wrapped up its competition at the ITA South Regional Championships on Sunday. Mehdi Laalej and Jakub Jiricka ran the consolation doubles table to finish atop the bracket.
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    September 24, 2016
    Men’s Tennis Concludes Second Day of Regionals Newcomer Kay Bartmann advanced through in both singles and doubles action to highlight the Lynn University men’s tennis team’s outing on the second day of the ITA Regional Championships on Saturday.
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    September 23, 2016
    Men’s Tennis Kicks Off Fall Campaign at ITA Regionals The Lynn University men’s tennis team had a mixture of returners and new faces compete in the Blue and White on Friday as the Fighting Knights opened up their 2016 fall season at the USTA/ITA South Regional Championships.