Lynn University 2, Florida Tech 1

Lynn University 2, Florida Tech 1

 

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Top-seeded Lynn University's men's soccer team downed fourth-seeded Florida Tech 2-1 on Thursday afternoon, sending the Fighting Knights to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division II Men's Soccer Tournament for the second consecutive year.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Score:
#1 Lynn 2, Wingate 1
Records: Lynn (16-1-1), Fla. Tech (12-4-1)
Location: Bobby Campbell Stadium | Boca Raton, Fla.
Series History: Lynn leads 29-6 (Last meeting, 2019)
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STATS OF THE GAME:

  • An early Florida Tech goal put the Panthers ahead 1-0 just three minutes into the match.
  • Levin Sandmann scored his eighth goal of the season to even the match at 1-1 on an assist from Joao Delgado at the 19:01 mark.
  • Martin Drobits delivered a volley from distance on a corner kick played in by Alexandre Horveno in the 39th minute to put Lynn ahead to stay.
  • After 10 combined shots in the first half, both teams combined for just three in the final 45:00.

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • The Fighting Knights avenged an earlier season loss to Florida Tech on Nov. 5 when Lynn fell in its final regular season Sunshine State Conference (SSC) game.
  • Lynn fell to Barry in the NCAA's South Region Championship in penalty kicks last season. 

UP NEXT:

The quarterfinals of the NCAA Men's Soccer Championship, which also serves as the South Region Championship, will be played at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7 as Lynn will take on Wingate.