Lynn University’s department of athletics announced upcoming schedules for the 2018 fall season concerning the five programs of volleyball, men’s & women’s soccer, and men’s & women’s cross country. With the addition of men’s cross country to the list of fall sports, the 2018-19 academic year looks to be notable for the Fighting Knights.
For the 13th consecutive year, Lynn University's volleyball team has been rewarded for its continued dedication in the classroom, earning a 2017-18 American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award. The AVCA announced 973 teams to receive the Team Academic Award for the 2017-18 season, breaking the 2016-17 record of 835 programs.
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.
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.
Sonja Udovcic of Lynn University’s volleyball team has been chosen to the All-Sunshine State Conference Newcomer Team, as voted on by the league’s coaches and announced by the conference office on Tuesday. It is the first career honor for the first-year sophomore and the third All-SSC Newcomer Team selection in program history.
Lynn University’s volleyball team put a stamp on the 2017 season with a big revenge win on Friday night, downing the Rollins College Tars at home in a tight five-set battle. The Fighting Knights celebrated Senior Night before the match, honoring Nicol Colonna, Meghan Ulmer and Trisha Mockapetris.