2017-18 Men's Tennis News

  • Men’s Tennis Tabbed as ITA All-Academic Team
    July 24, 2018
    Lynn University's men's tennis team has been honored as an Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team for the 2017-18 season while six Fighting Knights were selected as ITA Scholar-Athletes.
  • Two Academic All-Americans Anchor 2017-18 Fighting Knights' Success in the Classroom
    July 02, 2018
    We are pleased to share the student-athletes’ success in the classroom as the Fighting Knights earned a 3.27 department GPA for the semester. An impressive 38 students posted a perfect 4.0 GPA in the spring. The Fighting Knights shined in the classroom during the 2017-18 academic year with a department GPA of 3.32, while 210 student-athletes earned a 3.0 GPA or better.
  • Lynn Athletics Lands 106 Student-Athletes on SSC Spring Honor Roll
    June 26, 2018
    A record 1,301 student-athletes were named to the 2018 Sunshine State Conference Spring Commissioner’s Honor Roll, announced Tuesday by Commissioner Ed Pasque. A total of 238 student-athletes carried a perfect 4.00 grade-point average for the semester, including 24 Fighting Knights.
  • Mateo Repeats as ITA Singles All-American
    May 17, 2018
    For the second year in a row, Jean-Baptiste Mateo of the Lynn University men’s tennis team was tabbed an Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-American in singles with the announcement of the final national rankings released this week.
  • Neale Signs with Men’s Tennis
    May 16, 2018
    Shortly after the program’s eighth trip to the NCAA National Championships, head coach Mike Perez and the Lynn University men’s tennis team have already started preparing for the future with the announcement of incoming freshman Ryan Neale signing a National Letter of Intent.
  • Slow Start Troubles Men’s Tennis in NCAA Sweet 16 Setback
    May 09, 2018
    A come-from-behind win at No. 2 doubles prevented a costly sweep but a slow start overall put the Lynn University men’s tennis team in a hole they were not able to dig out of on Tuesday in sweltering hot Arizona. The fifth-ranked Fighting Knights fell to 13th-ranked Azusa Pacific University, 5-1, in the Round of 16 at the 2018 NCAA National Championship.
  • Men’s Tennis Draws NCAA Round of 16 Opponent
    May 04, 2018
    The men’s tennis NCAA Division II National Championship bracket has been set, with Lynn University’s fifth-ranked Fighting Knights matched up against 13th-ranked Azusa Pacific University in the Round of 16. Lynn heads to Surprise, Ariz. on Monday, with the tournament set to commence on Wednesday, May 9.
  • Lynn Athletics Honors Student-Athletes at Seventh Annual Awards Show
    May 03, 2018
    The Lynn University athletic department hosted its seventh annual Student-Athlete Recognition Awards show on Wednesday evening, handing out a record 44 awards to Fighting Knight student-athletes while also inducting the 18th Hall of Fame class.
  • Surprise! Mateo’s Heroics Lift Men’s Tennis to Upset & NCAA Nationals Berth
    May 01, 2018
    With the match tied 4-4, all eyes turned to Court 1 on Tuesday as two of the top singles players in the country battled it out to clinch the NCAA South Region II Championship for their school. Jean-Baptiste Mateo pulled through for the fifth-ranked Fighting Knights, giving Lynn a 5-4 upset victory over second-ranked Saint Leo and a ticket to the NCAA National Championships in Surprise, Ariz.
  • Three’s Company; Men’s Tennis Knocks out ERAU in NCAA South Regional Opener
    April 30, 2018
    For the third time this season, Lynn University’s men’s tennis team bested a tough Embry-Riddle squad in a tight contest. On Monday, the fifth-ranked and third-seeded Fighting Knights took down the 21st-ranked and sixth-seeded Eagles in the first round of the NCAA South Region II bracket, 5-1.
  • Clemares Honored Twice, Men’s Tennis Trio Garners All-SSC Plaudits
    April 27, 2018
    Three members of the Lynn University men’s tennis team picked up 2018 All-Sunshine State Conference honors on Friday, as voted on by the league’s men’s tennis coaches. In singles, Jean-Baptiste Mateo was tabbed to the All-SSC First Team with Florian Clemares earning All-SSC Second Team honors. Clemares and Kay Bartmann landed on the All-SSC Doubles Second Team.
  • WATCH: Men’s & Women’s Tennis NCAA Selection Shows Air Tonight
    April 24, 2018
    The NCAA Division II Selection Show for both men's and women's tennis will air Tuesday night, April 24. Tune in to check out the postseason destinations for your Lynn University Fighting Knights.
  • Men’s Tennis Captures Third Place at SSC Championships
    April 21, 2018
    After bowing out in the semifinals yesterday, Lynn University’s men’s tennis team had one last crack at Sunshine State Conference competition with a matchup against Embry-Riddle in the SSC Tournament third-place match. The fifth-ranked and third-seeded Fighting Knights took down the 18th-ranked and fifth-seeded Eagles on Saturday, 5-3.
  • Comeback Bid Falls Short for Men’s Tennis
    April 20, 2018
    Following a 2-1 doubles deficit that initially had the potential to swing all the way in the Fighting Knights’ favor, Lynn University’s men’s tennis team remained resilient and never gave up the fight on Friday in the Sunshine State Conference Tournament semifinals. The fifth-ranked and third-seeded Fighting Knights battled to the final serve but narrowly fell 5-4 to second-ranked and second-seeded Barry in a classic South Florida rivalry bout.
  • Doubles Sweep Guides Men’s Tennis in SSC Opening Round Win
    April 19, 2018
    Three tightly contested doubles bouts that all went in favor of Lynn University’s men’s tennis team garnered key momentum as the fifth-ranked and third-seeded Fighting Knights blanked 37th-ranked and sixth-seeded Rollins College 5-0 on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Sunshine State Conference Tournament.
  • No. 4 Lions Remain Unbeaten in Win over No. 5 Men’s Tennis
    March 31, 2018
    Lynn University’s men’s tennis team hosted a red-hot Saint Leo University squad in Sunshine State Conference competition on Saturday but the fourth-ranked Lions overpowered the fifth-ranked Fighting Knights, 7-2. Gabriel Hocevar won both of his matches for the Blue and White.
  • Men’s Tennis Sweeps Eckerd in Midweek Action
    March 27, 2018
    Lynn University’s men’s tennis squad picked up a strong team win on Tuesday as the third-ranked Fighting Knights blanked Eckerd College in Sunshine State Conference competition, 9-0.
  • Men’s Tennis Caps Conference Weekend with 8-1 Victory
    March 25, 2018
    Lynn University’s men’s tennis team took to the courts in Sunshine State Conference competition for the second straight day on Sunday with the third-ranked Fighting Knights posting an 8-1 home triumph over Florida Southern College.
  • Men’s Tennis Victorious in Battle of Top-10 SSC Squads
    March 24, 2018
    A strong showing in singles boosted a clutch comeback on Saturday as Lynn University’s third-ranked men’s tennis team posted a 6-3 win over No. 8 Embry-Riddle in Sunshine State Conference play.
  • Men’s Tennis Holds at No. 3 in the Nation
    March 21, 2018
    The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) and Oracle unveiled the latest Division II National Rankings on Wednesday, debuting computerized rankings for the first time ever in Division II. Lynn University’s men’s tennis team maintained its post at No. 3.
  • No. 6 CSU Controls Men’s Tennis in Battle of Nation’s Elite
    March 21, 2018
    Two of the newly ranked top-6 teams in Division II matched up on Wednesday evening with No. 6 Columbus State University knocking off Lynn University’s third-ranked men’s tennis team in nonconference play, 8-1.
  • Men’s Tennis Tackles PBA, Wins 10th of the Season
    March 18, 2018
    Lynn University’s men’s tennis team picked up its 10th win of the season on Sunday as the third-ranked Fighting Knights defeated Palm Beach Atlantic in Sunshine State Conference action, 7-2.
  • Men’s Tennis Slashes Panthers in Return to League Play
    March 17, 2018
    Lynn University’s third-ranked men’s tennis team returned to Sunshine State Conference action on Saturday afternoon, securing an 8-1 victory on the road at Florida Tech.
  • Men’s Tennis Rebounds with Win over No. 22 Warhawks
    March 14, 2018
    Visiting Auburn Montgomery was down a Warhawk but the third-ranked Lynn University men’s tennis team still needed to take care of business and did just that in an 8-1 nonconference victory on Wednesday.
  • No. 1 Grizzlies Trip up Men’s Tennis
    March 10, 2018
    The top-ranked team in the NAIA was too tall a task on its home courts Saturday afternoon as the third-ranked Lynn University men’s tennis team fell at Georgia Gwinnett College, 8-1, to close out the 2018 Grizzly Spring Break Invitational.
  • Men’s Tennis Opens Spring Break Invite with Top-20 Win
    March 09, 2018
    Lynn University’s third-ranked men’s tennis team opened up the Georgia Gwinnett College Grizzly Spring Break Invitational with a 7-2 neutral-site victory over 17th-ranked North Georgia on Friday.
  • No. 3 Men’s Tennis Wins #SoFloShow Finale over Georgetown with Singles Sweep
    March 06, 2018
    All three doubles matches went down to the wire on Tuesday evening with Georgetown University gaining an early advantage over Lynn University’s men’s tennis team in the final contest of the 2017-18 South Florida Showdown. The third-ranked Fighting Knights responded valiantly in singles play, however, winning all six bouts for a 7-2 triumph over the NCAA Division I Hoyas.
  • Barry Bests Men’s Tennis in Top-3 Showdown
    February 25, 2018
    Two of the top three men’s tennis teams in the country went to battle in South Florida on Sunday afternoon with third-ranked Lynn University falling to second-ranked Barry University in a Sunshine State Conference rivalry bout, 5-4.
  • FAU Edges Men’s Tennis in South Florida Showdown
    February 24, 2018
    In a battle for Boca, NCAA Division I member Florida Atlantic University came out on top Saturday morning as Lynn University’s third-ranked men’s tennis team fell 5-0 to the Owls in the eighth matchup of Lynn University’s South Florida Showdown.
  • Men’s Tennis Jumps to No. 3 in National Rankings
    February 23, 2018
    Following an undefeated start to the 2018 season, Lynn University’s men’s tennis team has moved up to No. 3 this week with the latest release of the Oracle/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division II National Team Rankings.
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