Lynn Fighting Knights
The Lynn Fighting Knights are the athletic teams that represent Lynn University, located in Boca Raton, Florida, in NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports. The Fighting Knights compete as members of the Sunshine State Conference for all 14 varsity sports. Lynn has been a member of the SSC since 1997.
|Lynn Fighting Knights|
|Conference||Sunshine State Conference|
|Athletic director||Devin Crosby|
|Location||Boca Raton, Florida|
|Basketball arena||de Hoernle Sports & Cultural Center|
|Baseball stadium||Lynn Baseball Field|
|Soccer stadium||Bobby Campbell Stadium|
|Natatorium||McCusker Pool Complex|
|Colors||Blue and White|
Lynn University announced it will add lacrosse for the 2014 season. The sport will be the third addition in recent years, after the university added women's cross country and swimming in 2012.
List of teams
Men's sports (6)
Women's sports (8)
|NCAA||Division II||Baseball||2009||Emporia State||2–1|
|Men's golf||2018||West Florida||3–2|
|Men's soccer||2003||Cal State Chico||2–1|
|2012||Saginaw Valley State||3–2|
|Women's soccer||1998||Sonoma State||3–1|
|Men's tennis||2007||Valdosta State||5–1|
|Women's tennis||1997||Armstong Atlantic State||5–4|
|1998||Armstong Atlantic State||5–2|
- Jean Alexandre – Midfielder, San Jose Earthquakes
- Tal Erel – Baseball catcher for the Israel national baseball team
- Scott Gordon – Defender, Fort Lauderdale Strikers
- Svetlana Gounkina – Russian golfer; multiple Russian national champion; bronze medalist in the World Golfers Championship
- Tommy Kahnle – Pitcher for the New York Yankees
- Tim Melia – Goalkeeper, Sporting Kansas City
- Jared Montz – Former Defender, Chicago Fire, and founder of Online Soccer Academy
- Melissa Ortiz – Former player for Colombia's Women's National Soccer Team
On July 17, 2007, NCAA vacated Lynn's 2005 Women's Division II Softball Championship due to extra benefits given to two players. The NCAA found that former coach Thomas Macera gave two Lynn softball players cash payments totaling more than $3,000. Lynn was also placed on probation for two years.
- Staff (October 17, 2012). "Lynn University (Fla.) Adds Division II Men's Lacrosse". LaxPower.com. Retrieved January 23, 2013.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-09-08. Retrieved 2016-01-05.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- "Division II Baseball Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved January 16, 2016.
- "NCAA Division II Women's Golf Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. Retrieved January 14, 2016.
- "Lynn wins second title in past three years". NCAA. Retrieved September 20, 2018.
- "Division II Women's Soccer Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved January 16, 2016.
- "Division II Women's Tennis Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
- "NCAA vacates Lynn's 2005 softball title", Palm Beach Post Staff, Palm Beach Post, July 17, 2007