via the school’s press releases – photo by Crystal Ayn Hagberg
St. Augustine, Florida – After a five day break, the Fighting Knights were back in action and the piled it on the Lions. After being down 6-2 early on, Lynn kept up the pressure and ended out on top with help from an eight straight goal stretch in the fourth quarter.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Score: Lynn 20 Flagler 12
Records: Lynn (2-5, 0-0 SSC) Flagler (0-8, 0-0)
Series History: Lynn leads 1-0
Location: Flagler Lacrosse Field | St. Augustine, Florida
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HOW IT HAPPENED:
The Fighting Knights play again in their first conference game vs Florida Southern in Lakeland, Florida on Saturday, Mar. 19th at 1 P.M.
About the Lynn University Fighting Knights
Lynn’s NCAA Division II Fighting Knights have won 25 national titles, 14 individual national titles, and 47 conference championships. The Blue and White are a member of the Sunshine State Conference, the Division II “Conference of National Champions.” Lynn University is an independent college based in Boca Raton, Florida. U.S. News & World Report has recognized Lynn for its innovation, international students and value. To keep up to date on Lynn Athletics, follow @Lynn_Knights on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
ST AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Tyler Douglass netted three goals as Flagler College fell to Lynn University Wednesday afternoon at the Flagler Lacrosse and Intramurals Field.
Flagler stays on the hunt for its first win, falling to 0-8. Lynn improved to 2-5 on the season.
The first half was a closely contested opening 30 minutes, with Flagler maintaining a lead for the majority of the half, taking an 8-7 lead into the break.
In the third quarter, Lynn took a 9-8 lead by scoring the first two goals of the half. Following the second goal, Flagler faceoff man Jake Griffin won the duel, picked up the ground ball and took it himself down the middle of the field to tie the game at 9 for his first goal as a Saint.
Following Griffin’s goal, Lynn responded with three goals of its own to open up a 12-9 lead halfway through the third quarter. Flagler brought the lead down to one to end the period, thanks to goals from Thomas Pritchard and Drew Flagg, who scored man-up.
Lynn pulled away in the fourth quarter, scoring eight unanswered goals. Geraint Shaw scored a man-up goal with 2:53 left, but that was all the offense the Saints could muster in the quarter.
Eight different Saints found the back of the net. Pritchard and Shaw each had two, while Dylan Wilson, Ty Tom, Willy Bateman, Flagg and Griffin each provided one. Tom dished out a season-high four assists and caused two turnovers. Griffin won 14 of 28 faceoffs and scooped up 10 ground balls.
The Fighting Knights were led by Joseph Michalski and Matthew Ilchuk, who each scored five goals and assisted on three of their teammates.
Flagler hits the road for its next contest against No. 3 University of Tampa on Tuesday, March. 22 with the game set to start at 4 p.m.
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