Lynn Women: Fighting Knights win sixth straight 21-5 over Fort Lewis

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via Lynn press release, photo by Crystal Ayn Hagberg

BOX SCORE

Boca Raton, Florida – The Fighting Knights would allow one goal in the first quarter and would not look back scoring 14 unanswered, en route to a 21-5 victory over Fort Lewis.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

Score: Lynn 21 Fort Lewis 5
Records: Lynn (9-1) Fort Lewis (1-5)
Location: Bobby Campbell Stadium | Boca Raton, Florida
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HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The Skyhawks would score the first goal of the game, but the Fighting Knights made sure it was tough sledding for the final 58 minutes of play.
  • After the goal by Fort Lewis, Lynn would score 14 unanswered points to put the game out of reach by the end of the first.
  • Isabella Clark would get things started with the first goal of the game for the Fighting Knights. Three of the nine goals for Lynn came from free position attempts that they would capitalize on.
  • Danielle Farinas would lead the way in the first period with three goals, assists coming from Sydney Hill and Clark.
  • The start of the second quarter was continued domination from Lynn, with Jordyn McCullough scoring back to back goals in less than a minute to make it an 11-1 Lynn lead.
  • With a little less than five minutes left in the half the Fighting Knights allowed one goal to take a 15-2 halftime lead.
  • Lynn would not let go of the rope against Fort Lewis as they continued the success they had in the first half. The Fighting Knights would be too much for the Skyhawks taking a 21-5 victory.
  • The Fighting Knights would score by committee, led by Farinas with four goals and dishing out one assist for the game. 
  • McCullough, Clark, Bayley Tracy, and Hill would all have hat tricks for the game, a total team effort offensively for the Fighting Knights.
  • Hill would lead the team in assists with five, followed by Clark with three of her own.
  • Krysten was a catalyst for Lynn to keep possession winning a team high 11 draw controls, with Farinas right behind her with seven of her own.
  • Lynn would win the battle for ground balls, turnovers, clears, draw controls, and free position shots made, which told the story of the dominant performance from the Fighting Knights.

UP NEXT:

The Fighting Knights will be on the road to take on Saint Leo onSaturday, Mar. 26 at 1 p.m.

About the Lynn University Fighting Knights

Lynn’s NCAA Division II Fighting Knights have won 25 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.