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.
The Lynn University’s women’s tennis team saw itself trailing after doubles play on Friday but strong singles play lifted the top-ranked Fighting Knights to a 6-3 victory at 17th-ranked Florida Southern College in the squad’s first Sunshine State Conference tilt of the season.
Lynn University’s men’s and women’s tennis teams were both ahead 2-1 over West Florida on Sunday through doubles play before weather halted the matches and forced a postponement.
Lynn University’s top-ranked women’s tennis team went on the road for this first time this season on Saturday, posting a strong 9-0 win over Valdosta St. in a South Region matchup.
A 3-0 start through doubles play was all Lynn University’s top-ranked women’s tennis team needed to breeze through a talented Keiser University squad on Wednesday evening. The Fighting Knights then got help from the back end up their singles lineup in a 7-2 defeat over NAIA’s third-ranked Seahawks.
Three Lynn University student-athletes claimed Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week plaudits on Monday, as announced by the league office.