AS A SENIOR: Competed in six meets during the cross country season … finished 38th out of 123 runners at the 8K BIG EAST Championships (24:37.4) … placed 32nd out of 211 runners at the 10K NCAA Great Lakes Regional (31:04.3) … also ran for the Irish at the 10K NCAA National Championships … opened the year with a sixth place finish out of 255 runners at the 8K National Catholic Championships (24:47) … finished 86th out of 205 runners in the elite 8K blue race at the Notre Dame Invitational (25:19) … also ran at the 8K Wisconsin Invitational … earned a cross country monogram … took third place in the 3,000 steeplechase at the Victor Lopez Classic … took fourth in the 3,000 steeplechase at the Polytan Invitational … runner-up finish in the 3,000 steeplechase at the GSVU 2nd to Last Chance Meet … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned a track and field monogram.
AS A JUNIOR: Ran in three meets during the cross country season, including the BIG EAST Championships … finished 14th at the National Catholic Invitational (25:28) … competed in 12 meets during the track and field season … participated in the 3,000m steeplechase at the NCAA East Regionals … competed at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in the 3,000m steeplechase and the 5,000m … placed third in the 3,000 steeplechase at the outdoor Louisville Cardinal Twilight in 9:01.52 … finished second in the 1,500m at the outdoor Gina Relays in 3:55.30 … finished eighth in the 5,000m at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships in 14:24.66 … won the 3,000m run at the season-opening indoor Blue & Gold Invitational in 8:22.96 … earned a monogram in both sports.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Finished second in 19:20 at the Valparaiso Crusader Opener … opened the indoor season with a personal best in the 1,600 (4:16.52) … ran the 3,000 at the Notre Dame Invitational and finished in 8:20.10 for another personal best … at the Meyo Invitational, ran the 3,000 in 8:29.73 … recorded a personal best in the 5,000 (14:46.74) at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships … opened the outdoor season in the steeplechase (9:24.24) at the Stanford Invitational … ran the 1,500 in 4:01.09 at the Mike Poehlein Invitational … competed in the steeplechase at the Border Battle, finishing in 9:15.59 … clocked 3:55.62 in the 1,500 at the Gina Relays … notched his personal best in the steeplechase (9:02.67) at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships … also competed in the 5,000 and finished in 15:04.87 … fourth- place finish in the steeplechase at the Cardinal Classic in 9:05.87 … advanced to the NCAA Regionals and ran the steeplechase in 9:21.65.
AS A FRESHMAN: Finished 17th at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in the steeplechase in 9:36.93 … had a second place showing in the steeplechase (9:29.23) at the Ole Miss Invitational … finished third in the steeplechase (9:39.82) at the Mike Poehlein Invitational … competed in the Ryan Shay 3,000 (8:50.07) at the Meyo Invitational … finished 14th in the 1,600 (4:23.67) at the Notre Dame Invitational … started the season with a fourth-place finish in the 3,000 (8:40.63) at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Eight-time letterwinner in cross country and track and field at Mead (Wash.) … selected as team captain and MVP as a senior both in cross country and track and field … born in Spokane, Wash. … son of Casey and Janice Lynch … has one younger brother, Brandon … graduated from the College of Engineering with a degree in civil engineering … earned a concentration in structural engineering.
LYNCH[apos]S CAREER INDOOR BESTS
|Mile (Notre Dame Invitational)||4:12.43|
|3,000m (Alex Wilson Invitational)||8:13.97|
|5,000m (BIG EAST Indoor)||14:24.66|
LYNCH[apos]S CAREER OUTDOOR BESTS
|1,500m (Gina Relays)||3:55.30|
|1,600m (Notre Dame Invitational)||4:23.67|
|Steeplechase (Louisville Cardinal Twilight)||9:01.52|
|5,000m (BIG EAST Outdoors)||15:04.87|