Three Lynn University men’s tennis players won titles on Sunday to conclude the Fighting Knights’ opening weekend at the PBA Sailfish Invitational. Kay Bartmann and Jose Porfirio Ordonez were victors of the #2 doubles flight while Ryan Neale was named the #8 singles flight champion.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.