2017-18 Softball News

  • 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.
  • Diaz and Olexa Collect CoSIDA Academic All-District Honors
    May 10, 2018
    Lynn University softball players Elizabeth Diaz and Francais Olexa were named to the 2018 Google Cloud America Academic All-District First Team.
  • 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.
  • Softball Snags Three All-SSC Honors
    May 03, 2018
    Lynn University’s softball program locked down three All-Sunshine State Conference selections, as announced by the league office on Monday.
  • Softball Prowls Past Panthers
    April 27, 2018
    Lynn University’s softball team overcame a hitless opening game to drop nine runs in game two to split its doubleheader against Florida Tech.
  • Softball’s Season Comes to an End
    April 27, 2018
    The Lynn University softball season came to an end following a 7-1 loss to Florida Tech on Friday afternoon.
  • Sheffield Garners SSC Weekly Accolades
    April 23, 2018
    A terrific week at the plate, coupled with a series victory over a longtime rival, has earned Lynn University softball player Kayla Sheffield Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week recognition.
  • Softball Sweeps Rollins on Historic Senior Day
    April 21, 2018
    Lynn University’s softball team gave their seniors a day to remember with a doubleheader sweep of Rollins, 8-2, 5-1.
  • Lynn Softball Comeback Goes Up in Smoke
    April 20, 2018
    Trailing by two runs in the bottom of the ninth, Lynn University’s softball team clawed back with a run but eventually saw its comeback come up short, falling 4-3 to Rollins in the series opener. 
  • Softball Downed in Series Finale at Embry-Riddle
    April 15, 2018
    Lynn University’s softball dropped the final game of the series at Embry-Riddle, 6-4, on Sunday afternoon.
  • Softball Drops Twin Bill
    April 14, 2018
    Lynn University’s softball team was poised for the series opening victory against Embry-Riddle before an extra innings walk-off double sank the Fighting Knights 4-3 in game one.
  • Power Clean; Softball Sweeps Eckerd
    April 07, 2018
    Lynn University’s softball team belted four home runs en route to sweeping the Sunshine State Conference season series with Eckerd College. 
  • Sheffield’s Power, Devesa’s Heroics Carry Softball to Victory
    April 06, 2018
    Kayla Sheffield drove in five runs, including a game-tying, two-out, three-run home run in the bottom of the seventh, and scored the winning run in the 10th inning.
  • Let’s Go Dutch! Softball Splits with Saints
    April 04, 2018
    Lynn University’s offense woke late in the doubleheader against Flagler as the softball team scored four runs in the fifth to win game two 7-4 but fell 4-2 in the twin bill opener.
  • Softball Outlasts Lions in DH Split
    March 24, 2018
    Lynn University’s pitching staff ran into trouble in game one of its doubleheader with No. 20 Saint Leo but was stellar in game two over nine innings to earn the split on Saturday.
  • Softball Drops Series Opener at No. 20 Saint Leo
    March 23, 2018
    Lynn University’s softball team fell on the wrong side of a pitcher’s duel in the Sunshine State Conference series opener on Friday night.
  • Softball Falls to No. 13 PBA in Doubleheader Marathon
    March 17, 2018
    Lynn University’s softball team suffered two three-run losses to 13th-ranked Palm Beach Atlantic on Saturday to close out the Sunshine State Conference series in a five-and-a-half hour long doubleheader. Victoria Rios celebrated her birthday in exciting fashion, going 5-for-8 at the plate with six RBI, two home runs with a grand slam and a double.
  • No. 13 Sailfish Sneak Past Softball in Series Opener
    March 16, 2018
    Lynn University’s softball team went toe-to-toe with the Sunshine State Conference’s top squad on Friday but the Fighting Knights fell to 13th-ranked Palm Beach Atlantic in this weekend’s series opener, 3-2. The Blue and White out-hit the ‘Fish, but a three-run homer in the fifth inning proved to be the deciding factor.
  • Softball Not Lion Around in DH Split
    March 13, 2018
    Lynn University’s softball team held on to secure a 3-2 victory in the opening contest against Lindenwood while its rally fell just short in the bottom of the seventh in a 6-4 loss to the Lions.
  • Softball Splits DH at Tampa
    March 10, 2018
    Lynn University’s softball team came out flying in the opening game of the doubleheader, beating the University of Tampa 4-2 but saw its bats go silent in the latter half of the twinbill, falling 5-0.
  • Softball Stymied by Tampa
    March 09, 2018
    Lynn University’s softball team was on the wrong side of a tightly contested pitcher's duel as the University of Tampa prevailed 1-0 on Friday night.
  • Late Scoring Helps Softball Split Again
    March 06, 2018
    Two runs in the final three innings, including one in the bottom of the seventh on a double-steal, gave Lynn University’s softball team a 3-2 victory over St. Cloud State and helped the Fighting Knights split its doubleheader on Tuesday.
  • Softball Splits in Clermont
    March 05, 2018
    It was a mixed day for Lynn University softball as the team hit four extra base hits in a 4-2 victory over Urbana but fell 9-1 to West Virgina-Wesleyan. 
  • Softball Drops Series to Florida Southern
    March 03, 2018
    Lynn University’s softball team dropped its doubleheader against Florida Southern 3-1 and 7-3 on Saturday afternoon.
  • Softball Slithers By Moccasins
    March 02, 2018
    An RBI single from Elizabeth Diaz snapped a tie in the bottom of the fifth and carried Lynn University’s softball team to a 2-1 victory over Florida Southern in the opening game of the Sunshine State Conference series.
  • Wild Ending Caps Softball’s Doubleheader Sweep of Buccaneers
    February 24, 2018
    Trailing by five runs with three innings to go in game two, Lynn University’s softball team rallied back to take both games of its doubleheader with Barry
  • Long Ball Does Softball In
    February 23, 2018
    Lynn University’s softball team grabbed an early lead but surrendered three home runs, two late in the game, to fall 8-7 at Barry University on Friday night.
  • Softball Bred for Scoring in Doubleheader Sweep
    February 22, 2018
    Lynn University’s softball team found its offensive groove before a pivotal Sunshine State Conference series, taking down Kentucky State in a pair of run-ruled victories, 8-0 and 8-0.
  • Olexa & Kallmunzerova Collect SSC Accolades
    February 19, 2018
    Francais Olexa of the Lynn University softball team and Natalie Kallmunzerova of the Fighting Knights’ women’s tennis squad have each been tabbed Sunshine State Conference Players of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday.
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