2016-17 Volleyball News

  • Volleyball Claims AVCA Team Academic Award
    August 02, 2017
    For the 12th consecutive year, Lynn University’s volleyball team has been rewarded for its continued dedication in the classroom, earning a 2016-17 American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award. The AVCA announced 831 teams to receive the Team Academic Award for the 2016-17 season, breaking the 2015-16 record of 764 programs.
  • Volleyball Secures Four Transfers for 2017
    June 07, 2017
    Lynn University’s head volleyball coach Adam Milewski has announced the addition of four incoming transfer players to round out the 2017 recruiting class. Angala Jensen, Marcella De Vuono, Alessia Di Rosa and Rafaela Fonseca will all bring valuable experience to the Fighting Knights squad this fall.
  • Lynn University Fighting Knights raises over $100,000 at 25th Annual Robino Golf Tournament
    May 04, 2017
    Lynn University received a record number of donations and pledges at the 25th anniversary of its Robino Golf Tournament on April 24. The Fighting Knights’ largest fundraiser of the year raised $101,895 for athletic scholarships.
  • Lynn Athletics Recognizes Student-Athletes at Sixth Annual Awards Show
    April 26, 2017
    ynn University’s athletics department handed out 38 awards to student-athletes and inducted four new Hall of Fame members at the annual Student-Athlete Recognition Awards show on Tuesday night, held at the Wold Performing Arts Center on campus.
  • Volleyball Hits the Sand at Siesta Key
    April 13, 2017
    For the second consecutive spring, Lynn University’s volleyball team left the sneakers at home to compete at the eighth annual Fiesta on Siesta Key collegiate beach volleyball tournament.
  • Siqueira Appointed Volleyball Assistant Coach
    April 12, 2017
    Lynn University head volleyball coach Adam Milewski has announced the hiring of Flavia Siqueira as the program’s new assistant coach. Siqueira joins the Blue and White family following a six-year stint as head coach of women’s volleyball at the College of Central Florida.
  • Vote for Lynn University's Student-Athlete Advistory Committee Video
    March 20, 2017
    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.
  • Volleyball Gives Back at Honda Classic
    March 06, 2017
    For the second year in a row, Lynn University’s volleyball team was on site at PGA National Resort and Spa for the final round of the PGA Honda Classic, volunteering in benefit of the Quantum House.
  • West, Tandron Garner AVCA All-America Accolades
    December 07, 2016
    The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced its 2016 NCAA Division II women’s volleyball All-America teams on Wednesday morning with Lynn University seniors Lydia West and Marissa Tandron tabbed as Honorable Mention All-Americans.
  • Tandron Named CoSIDA First Team Academic All-American
    December 07, 2016
    Lynn University volleyball senior Marissa Tandron added yet another postseason accolade to her name on Wednesday, highlighting her impressive 2016 campaign and continued dedication in the classroom. Tandron was tabbed as a Division II First Team Academic All-American, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Volleyball Signs Four to 2017 Squad
    December 06, 2016
    Lynn University head volleyball coach Adam Milewski has announced a quartet of incoming freshmen who will join the Fighting Knights for the 2017 campaign. Lauren Odom, Andrea McDonald, Jaja Perkins and Danessa Martin will don the Blue and White next year in hopes of filling the voids left from a large 2016 graduating class.
  • Colonna Selected to NCAA South Region All-Tournament Team
    December 05, 2016
    Nicol Colonna of the Lynn University volleyball team was announced as an All-Tournament Team selection this weekend at the NCAA South Regional. The sixth-seeded Fighting Knights made their first postseason appearance since 2010 but couldn’t pull off the upset against No. 3 seed and 23rd-ranked University of Tampa in the quarterfinal round.
  • No. 23 Tampa Eliminates Volleyball in NCAA South Region Quarterfinal
    December 01, 2016
    Lynn University’s volleyball team was unable to find a way to build off momentum from a first-set victory on Thursday afternoon as the Fighting Knights fell to 23rd-ranked University of Tampa in the NCAA South Region Quarterfinals, 3-1. The Blue and White close out the 2016 campaign with a 20-11 record, marking their sixth 20-plus win season and the first since 2010.
  • Tandron, West Secure AVCA All-Region Honors
    November 30, 2016
    The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) released its Division II All-Region teams on Wednesday with Lynn University represented by two Fighting Knights. Seniors Marissa Tandron and Lydia West were selected to the 14-member first team to earn All-South Region honors.
  • Tandron Tabbed D2CCA First Team All-South Region
    November 29, 2016
    Representatives from all three conferences in the region were among the 15 student-athletes named to the 2016 Division II Conference Commissioner's Association All-South Region Volleyball Team announced Tuesday morning. Senior Marissa Tandron represents Lynn University with her first career all-region honor as a first-team selection.
  • Volleyball Secures Three All-SSC Selections; Tandron Lands on First Team
    November 22, 2016
    The Lynn University volleyball team’s successful 2016 campaign reaped a trio of individual awards on Tuesday as three Fighting Knight seniors claimed All-Sunshine State Conference honors. Marissa Tandron was tabbed to the All-SSC First Team while Lydia West and Cleuza Porto received second team accolades.
  • WATCH: Volleyball NCAA Selection Show Airs Tonight
    November 21, 2016
    The NCAA Division II Volleyball Selection Show will air Monday night, Nov. 21, at 7:30 p.m. ET. Tune in to check out the postseason fate for your Lynn University Fighting Knights.
  • Llorens Shines in Volleyball’s Regular-Season Finale Setback
    November 19, 2016
    Senior Cristina Llorens threw down a career-high 23 kills and recorded her third consecutive double-double on Saturday but it was not enough as the Lynn University volleyball team fell at Embry-Riddle in its final match of the regular season, 3-1. Additionally, senior Katie Knight moved into second place all-time in program history for career service aces.
  • Volleyball Sinks Rollins, Ties Record for SSC Wins in a Season
    November 18, 2016
    Lynn University's volleyball team notched a 3-1 victory over Rollins College on Friday night in the squad's final Sunshine State Conference match of the year. The Fighting Knights conclude the regular-season conference slate with an 11-5 record, tying the program's all-time mark for most SSC wins in a season. Additionally, Marissa Tandron broke the program's 15-year-old single season assist record, recording No. 1,263 and counting.
  • Volleyball Sweeps SSC Weekly Accolades
    November 14, 2016
    Coming off two huge victories this weekend over the top two teams in the conference, Lynn University volleyball seniors Marissa Tandron and Claire Angelich swept the Sunshine State Conference Players of the Week awards, as announced by the league office on Monday. Tandron picks up offensive player of the week honors while Angelich was tabbed for her defensive efforts.
  • Hot Streak Continues; Volleyball Tackles No. 22 Tampa on Senior Day
    November 12, 2016
    The seven seniors on the Lynn University volleyball team could not have asked for a much better sendoff on Saturday afternoon as the Fighting Knights came from behind to upset first-place and 22nd-ranked University of Tampa, 3-1, in their final home match of the season. The Blue and White have now won four straight over top teams in the Sunshine State Conference.
  • Angelich, Colonna Lift Volleyball over First-Place Lions
    November 11, 2016
    Senior Claire Angelich and junior Nicol Colonna shined on Friday night as the Lynn University volleyball team downed the Sunshine State Conference’s first-place team, Saint Leo, by a final of 3-2 in an exciting bout at home. In addition to Angelich’s career-high-tying 18 kills, she broke another school record (career blocks) while Colonna recorded a career-high 27 digs with 16 kills.
  • Volleyball’s Dulaney Delivers Season-High Kills In Revenge Victory Over Tritons
    November 05, 2016
    BOCA RATON, Fla. – The Lynn University volleyball team won its second consecutive match, coming out victorious against Eckerd College 3-1 on Saturday afternoon behind a season-high 16 kills from junior Morgan Dulaney.
  • Tandron, Angelich Repeat as CoSIDA All-District Selections
    November 04, 2016
    Lynn University volleyball seniors Marissa Tandron and Claire Angelich were tabbed to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 5 First Team this week. Tandron becomes a three-time selection while Angelich makes her second consecutive appearance on the team.
  • Dig Party! Volleyball Buries Florida Southern for Season Sweep
    November 04, 2016
    Lynn University seems to play its best volleyball this season when staring down the Scarlet and White as the Fighting Knights swept a talented Florida Southern squad for the second time this year on Friday night. Lynn finished with 77 digs on defense, the most for the program in a three-set match in over 13 years.
  • Volleyball Handed Sweep at Barry
    November 01, 2016
    Lynn University’s volleyball team had been rolling as of late with three straight conference wins but had its streak come to a halt Tuesday night as the Fighting Knights dropped a 3-0 Sunshine State Conference contest at Barry University.
  • West Tabbed SSC Offensive Player of the Week
    October 31, 2016
    After a career night on Tuesday in a win over Nova Southeastern, Lydia West of the Lynn University volleyball team has garnered Sunshine State Conference Offensive Player of the Week honors, as announced by the league office on Monday.
  • Balanced Effort Propels Volleyball Past Panthers
    October 29, 2016
    The Lynn University volleyball team notched its third straight Sunshine State Conference victory on Saturday with a 3-0 sweep on the road at Florida Tech. Four different players recorded nine or more kills and four defenders picked up double-digit digs.
  • Western Invasion; Volleyball Rattles the Shark Cage
    October 25, 2016
    Lydia West was a force to be reckoned with on Tuesday night as the redshirt-senior dropped a career-high 25 kills to lead the Lynn University volleyball team to a 3-1 Sunshine State Conference victory on the road at Nova Southeastern.
  • Tandron Surpasses Milestone in Volleyball Triumph
    October 22, 2016
    Senior setter Marissa Tandron became the second player in program history to record 4,000 career assists on Saturday as the Lynn University volleyball team got back in the win column with a 3-1 victory over Rollins College in Sunshine State Conference action.
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