GREENSBORO, N.C. – Lynn University’s baseball program received recognition for its success in the classroom from the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) on Wednesday, collecting a Team Academic Excellence Award for the 2019 season.
This is the second time that the Fighting Knights have earned this accolade and the first since the 2016 season, the award’s inaugural year. The Blue and White are one of just two Sunshine State Conference (SSC) programs to be tabbed with this honor, joined by Florida Tech, and one of just 37 Division II programs across the country.
In order to qualify for the award, each team must have a minimum 3.00 grade-point average for the 2018-19 academic year; this year 301 college and high school programs were honored with the award.
About the Fighting Knights
Lynn University’s national champion Fighting Knights compete in baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, softball, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and volleyball. The university’s 19 intercollegiate teams are home to nearly 300 student athletes. Lynn is a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II institution and winner of 25 national championships and 42 Sunshine State Conference titles. Representing spirit, service and strength, the Fighting Knights strive for greatness through athletic performance and academic excellence. For more information, visit: lynnfightingknights.com.