2018-19 Volleyball News

  • Udovcic Acquires AVCA All-Region Honors
    November 23, 2018
    The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) released its Division II All-Region teams on Wednesday with Lynn University’s Sonja Udovcic securing All-South Region Honorable Mention honors.
  • Udovcic Collects Volleyball’s First-Ever National Player of the Week Award
    November 13, 2018
    Sonja Udovcic’s dynamite performance on the court this past weekend continues to reap prestigious accolades as the Lynn University volleyball star was named the Sports Imports/American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Division II National Player of the Week on Tuesday, as announced by the AVCA.
  • Volleyball’s Udovcic Secures All-SSC Honors
    November 13, 2018
    The accolades continue to roll in on Tuesday for Sonja Udovcic of the Lynn University volleyball team as the junior outside hitter was named to the All-Sunshine State Conference Second Team, as voted on by the leagues’ coaches.
  • Volleyball’s Udovcic Garners SSC Weekly Plaudits
    November 12, 2018
    Following an excellent final weekend of play for the Fighting Knights, junior Sonja Udovcic of the Lynn University volleyball team has been tabbed the Sunshine State Conference Offensive Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday.
  • Volleyball Trumps Panthers in Regular-Season Finale
    November 10, 2018
    Lynn University's volleyball team finished the regular season with a strong 3-0 Sunshine State Conference victory over Florida Tech on Saturday afternoon. After a long third set, senior Rafaela Fonseca clinched the victory for the Blue and White with an ace.
  • Udovcic’s Historic Offensive Prowess Leads Volleyball to Victory
    November 09, 2018
    Lynn University’s volleyball team took down Embry-Riddle 3-2 in a five-set marathon on Friday night in Sunshine State Conference play. Junior outside hitter Sonja Udovcic recorded the most kills by a Fighting Knight in over 17 years while the team’s 117 digs are the most in a match in over 20 years.
  • Volleyball Swept at No. 7 Tampa
    November 03, 2018
    The seventh-ranked Tampa Spartans were too tall a task for Lynn University’s volleyball team on Saturday as the Fighting Knights got off to a slow start and fell on the road in Sunshine State Conference play, 3-0.
  • Volleyball Overwhelms Rollins in Three-Set Victory
    November 02, 2018
    Lynn University’s volleyball team defeated the Rollins College Tars in a Sunshine State Conference battle on Friday night, 3-0. Rafaela Fonseca tied the program record with eight service aces.
  • Fonseca Delivers for Volleyball on Senior Day
    October 30, 2018
    Emotions were kept in check from start to finish but with the final kill of the night, Rafael Fonseca embraced her team in tears in leading Lynn University's volleyball team to a 3-0 sweep over Nova Southeastern on Senior Night.
  • Volleyball Outlasts Eckerd in Halloween Thriller
    October 27, 2018
    The Halloween costumes were nearly as impressive as the volleyball action Saturday evening inside the de Hoernle Sports and Cultural Center as Lynn University’s volleyball squad earned an exciting 3-2 victory over Eckerd College in Sunshine State Conference play.
  • Volleyball Caps Crossover with Competitive Setback
    October 20, 2018
    Lynn University’s volleyball team held an early lead and had its chances to take down the Gulf South Conference’s second-place team on Saturday, but the Fighting Knights dropped a 3-1 decision to West Alabama in the finale of the 2018 South Region Crossover.
  • Volleyball Exchanges Sweeps on Opening Day of South Region Crossover
    October 19, 2018
    Lynn University’s volleyball team got off to a slow start on Friday at the 2018 South Region Crossover, dropping its first match of the day 3-0 to Alabama-Huntsville, but the Fighting Knights responded with a 3-0 triumph over Shorter in the nightcap.
  • Official Schedule Announced for 2018 Volleyball South Region Crossover
    October 16, 2018
    The 2018 South Region Crossover Schedule has been set, officially announced by conference committee members on Sunday, October 14. This season’s crossover features a total of 24 teams – 12 from the Gulf South Conference, and 11 from the Sunshine State Conference with the addition of Spring Hill College as the 12th team. The 24 teams will square off in a round-robin format over the course of two days, October 19 and 20, based upon overall conference seedings.
  • Odom’s Offense Not Enough for Volleyball
    October 13, 2018
    Sophomore middle Lauren Odom was heavily featured in the Lynn University volleyball team’s offensive game plan on Saturday evening, but the Fighting Knights dropped a close Sunshine State Conference contest at Florida Southern College, 3-1.
  • Volleyball Stumped at Saint Leo
    October 12, 2018
    Lynn University’s volleyball team played catch-up all of Friday night as the Fighting Knights fell in Sunshine State Conference play at Saint Leo University, 3-0.
  • Nationally-Ranked Sailfish Take Down Volleyball in Three Sets
    October 09, 2018
    Lynn University's volleyball team fell to No. 18 Palm Beach Atlantic on Tuesday night, 3-0, during Sunshine State Conference action. The Fighting Knights had a lead and momentum near the end of the first set, but a Sailfish rally set the tone for the rest of the night.
  • Volleyball Sends Eagles Flying with Second Straight Sweep
    October 06, 2018
    Lynn University's volleyball team took down Sunshine State Conference foe Embry-Riddle 3-0 in the de Hoernle Center on Saturday afternoon, marking a three-set Fighting Knights sweep for the second consecutive night. Sonja Udovcic and Rafaela Fonseca both had double-doubles in the match.
  • Volleyball Closes out Florida Tech with Dominant Third Set
    October 05, 2018
    Lynn University's volleyball team utilized an impressive performance in the final frame Friday night for a 3-0 Sunshine State Conference victory over Florida Tech. The Blue and White won the third set 25-7 behind a show-stealing 11-0 run served by Marine Kinna.
  • Barry Sweeps Volleyball in Miami Shores
    October 02, 2018
    A red-hot Barry University squad picked up the season sweep over Lynn University’s volleyball team as the Bucs dropped the Fighting Knights in Sunshine State Conference action Tuesday night, 3-0.
  • Volleyball Rolls Past Tars
    September 29, 2018
    Lynn University’s volleyball team rebounded from a tough loss the previous night to easily dispatch of Rollins 3-0 on Saturday afternoon.
  • Spartans Too Much for Volleyball
    September 28, 2018
    Lynn University's volleyball team put up a fight but could not top Tampa, falling to the eighth-ranked team in the country 3-0 on Friday night.
  • Tritons Spear Volleyball in Four
    September 21, 2018
    Lynn University’s volleyball team traveled west for a solo Sunshine State Conference battle this weekend, falling to the Eckerd Tritons Friday night in four sets, 3-1.
  • Back Row Defense Leads Volleyball to First Road Triumph
    September 18, 2018
    Lynn University’s volleyball team picked up its first true road victory of the season on Tuesday night, knocking off Nova Southeastern in midweek Sunshine State Conference play, 3-1. The Fighting Knights amassed 97 digs, marking the most digs in a four-set match for the program in nearly 15 years.
  • Stout Defense Not Enough in Volleyball Setback
    September 15, 2018
    Despite a first-set victory and a solid performance at the net defensively throughout, Lynn University’s volleyball team was unable to carry over the momentum from a big Friday night win as the Fighting Knights fell to Saint Leo University in Sunshine State Conference action on Saturday afternoon, 3-1. Lauren Odom posted 11 blocks, tying the school record for most blocks in a four-set match.
  • Volleyball Notches First League Victory over High-Powered Mocs
    September 14, 2018
    Lynn University’s volleyball team secured its first Sunshine State Conference win of the young season on Friday, knocking off a tough Florida Southern College squad in an offense-heavy five-set thriller, 3-2.
  • Bucs Sneak by in Volleyball’s 2018 Home Opener
    September 08, 2018
    Lynn University’s volleyball team opened up its 2018 home slate on Saturday afternoon with South Florida rival Barry University. In a back-and-forth affair, the Bucs remain undefeated with a thrilling 3-2 victory over the Fighting Knights in the second Sunshine State Conference tilt of the year.
  • Volleyball Sunk at No. 4 Sailfish in SSC Opener
    September 07, 2018
    Lynn University’s volleyball team had a tough task in its 2018 Sunshine State Conference opener on Friday night, having to travel to No. 4 Palm Beach Atlantic University. Lynn kept it close throughout but the Sailfish took the match in four sets, 3-1.
  • Volleyball Trio Named to Shark Invite All-Tournament Team
    September 04, 2018
    Following a 3-0 showing at the 11th Annual Shark Invitational held at Nova Southeastern this past weekend, the Lynn University volleyball team boasted three players on the All-Tournament Team as voted on by the coaches and released on Tuesday.
  • Three-for-Three; Volleyball Caps Shark Invite with Two More
    September 01, 2018
    Lynn University’s volleyball team capped off early-season nonconference play with a three-game sweep at the 11th Annual Shark Invitational at Nova Southeastern University this weekend. On Saturday, the Fighting Knights needed just three sets to take down Babson in the first match before defeating the Missouri S&T Miners in four sets during the nightcap. With the wins, the Blue and White are off to their second 6-1 start in three years.
  • Volleyball Sweeps up TAMIU Dustdevils
    August 31, 2018
    Lynn University’s volleyball team had its first match of the 11th Annual Shark Invitational at Nova Southeastern on Friday night with the Fighting Knights posting a comfortable 3-0 victory over Texas A&M International University.
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