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Lynn Men Stay Alive in SSC Playoff Hunt with the 11-9 Win Over Florida Tech, Scoring 3 of the Last 4 Goals; Hoskins 4G/2A, Santos 17/24 FOs for Lynn, Rozgonyi/Foster 2G, Francisco 19 Saves for FIT – Both Recaps

Viera alum Gavin Wessel 1A/2GBs, Western alum JP Panchookian 2GBs for FIT

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Hoskins totals six points as Lynn men win on senior day

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Graduate Brian Hoskins totaled six points and the Lynn University men’s lacrosse team shook off a slow first quarter for an 11-9 win over visiting Florida Tech, Saturday afternoon. Lynn improves to 5-8 overall on the season and is now in a four-way tie for fourth place in the SSC standings with one regular-season game to go.
– Lynn outshot the Panthers 43-36 and Tech keeper Jax Francisco made 19 saves to help keep his club in the game
– The Fighting Knights won 17-of-24 faceoffs, scooped up 29 ground balls and finished 3-of-4 on extra-man opportunities
– Junior Camren Santos helped set the tone for Lynn with all 17 faceoff wins
– Tech had a run of three-straight goals in the first for a 4-2 cushion after 15 minutes of play
– Lynn outscored Florida Tech 9-5 over the remaining three quarters
– Sophomore Connor Zombro closed the first quarter with a goal and Lynn scored the first three goals in the second for a 5-4 lead at 5:16
– Tech tied things at 5-5 just before halftime but Lynn answered with a 3-0 scoring jolt to open the second half
– Graduate Joseph Michalski (14:57), graduate Thomas Murray (8:21) and junior Connor Houston (6:56) each scored as Lynn led 8-5
– Tech again tied things at eight as it closed the third with two goals and opened the fourth with another
– Michalski found the net at 11:23 and Hoskins gave Lynn a 10-8 lead with a score at 6:50
– The Panthers scored at 6:23, but Hoskins sealed the victory with a goal at 2:37
– Seventeen Lynn seniors were recognized prior to the opening faceoff
– Hoskins scored four goals and added two assists
– Zombro scored once and handed out three assists
– Michalski finished with three goals
– Junior Matthew Canedo picked up four ground balls and caused three turnovers
– Sophomore Tristan Lenard made eight saves for the win in goal

– Lynn travels to Florida Southern on Wednesday at 4:00 pm


Zach Rozgonyi Sets Career Goals Record in Panthers Loss to Lynn

Zach Rozgonyi became the program’s all-time leading goal scorer on Saturday afternoon

by Christina Hardman

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Senior Zach Rozgonyi broke the Panther’s all-time career goals record in the 11-9 loss to Lynn. Rozgonyi became the all-time leading goal scorer with his tally at the 8:39 mark of the first quarter. He now tops the goal-scoring list with 108 and counting.

 RV Florida Tech 9, Lynn 11
Records: RV Florida Tech (5-7, 4-2 SSC) | Lynn (5-8, 2-4 SSC)
Locations: Bobby Campbell Stadium | Boca Raton, Fla.



  • Lynn opened the second quarter with three consecutive tallies to take the lead for the first time.
  • Foster tallied his second goal of the game off an assist from Stewart on an extra-man play to tie the game with 2:38 to go.
  • Jax Francisco recorded six saves in the second quarter.


  • Once again, Lynn opened the period scoring three straight goals to take a three-goal lead, their largest lead of the day.
  • Jonah Borynec ended Tech’s scoring drought with 1:58 left in the period.
  • 40 seconds later, Griffin Martin scored his lone goal of the day to make it a one-goal game heading into the final period.


  • Fighting Knights edged the Panthers, outscoring them 3-2 in the fourth.
  • Rozgonyi netted the first goal of the period on an assist from Stewart.
  • Brian Barlotta got into the scoring mix to cut the deficit 10-9 with 6:23 to go.
  • Lynn scored the final goal at the 2:37 mark to take a two-goal win over Tech.


“We met a team that was playing with more energy and urgency than we did,” said head coach Brad MacArthur. “It’s a great lesson going into the playoffs. If you come out flat teams will bury you. The big picture is still good. We end with Tampa and then will prepare for a home playoff game.”



  • Lynn ended with more shots (43-36), shots on goal (30-17) and ground balls (29-18).
  • Fighting Knights won 17-24 on faceoffs compared to 7-24 for Tech.
  • Tech recorded more turnovers (18-12).
  • Panthers were 22-24 on clears while Lynn finished 16-19.
  • Tech went 2-7 on the man-up while Lynn went 3-4.


  • Florida Tech moves to 7-4 all-time against Lynn.
  • With his goal in the first quarter, Zach Rozgonyi became the program’s all-time leading scorer.
  • Jax Francisco’s career-high 19 saves pushes him past 300 career saves with 318. He is just the third Panther goalie to reach the 300 mark.
  • Ricky Fedorchak moved into seventh all-time on the program’s career caused turnover list with 39.
  • Matt Josefson’s goal in the first period was the first of his career.

UP NEXT: Florida Tech is back at Rick Stottler Field Wednesday, April 17, for the regular season finale against No. 3 Tampa. The Contest is set for 7:30 p.m.

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