13 - Megan Lynch
Megan Lynch
Height: 5-9
Year: So.
Hometown: Mendham, N.J.
High School: Mendham
Position: OH

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2009: Started in all 29 matches and played all 105 sets…earned second team All-Patriot League honors to become the first Crusader freshman to receive All-Patriot League accolades...named the Patriot League Rookie of the Week twice (9/28 & 11/9) as she became only the second Crusader to earn that award...named to the Sacred Heart Invitational All-Tournament team (9/5)...was the AT&T Crusader of the Week (10/12)…had 371 kills for the second most at Holy Cross for a single-season and the most ever by a freshman…ranked second in the league in kills and kills per set (3.53)...posted double-digit kills 20 times, while she either led the team or tied for the team-lead for kills in 25 out of the 29 matches…ranked second on the team with 233 digs and 2.22 digs per set…had 23 kills and 19 digs at Brown (9/19)…had 22 kills and nine digs at Harvard (9/22)…tallied 20 kills against Colgate (9/25)…recorded 21 kills and 17 digs against Army (10/13)…had 23 kills against Bucknell (10/23) as the team won 3-1...member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Before Holy Cross: Four-year member of the varsity volleyball team at Mendham H.S. for coach Bob Acker...senior captain...earned 2006, 2007 and 2008 first team All-Iron-Hills Conference accolades...named the 2008 Daily Record All-Area Player of the Year...earned 2008 PrepVolleyball.com “Highest Honorable Mention” All-America honors...member of the 2008 Star-Ledger All-State first team, while she was a member of the 2007 All-State second team...earned 2007 and 2008 Star-Ledger first team All-State-Group 3 accolades, and 2006 second team honors...set the school record for career kills with 875 and the record for career aces with 141...set the single-season kills record with 375 (2008)...team won the 2008 conference and county championships, and made it to the state semifinals...team was a 2007 state semifinalist and was the 2005 conference champions...also a member of the 2009 TCA club team and the 2006-2008 Atlantic Valley club teams...team competed at the 2006 Junior Olympics...Latin Club Vice President...member of National Honor Society...earned three-time Silver Medalist national Latin honors...volunteered with Projects Abroad Care and Community in Ghana (2008).

Personal: Daughter of Peter and Barbara Lynch...her father was a member of the football team at Cornell...has one brother (Timmy)...her uncle Tom Lynch (Class of 1969), cousin Brian Lynch (Class of 1996) and cousin Katie Lynch (Class of 2001) all graduated from Holy Cross...cousin Brian was a member of the Holy Cross men’s lacrosse team...cousin Katie played on the Holy Cross volleyball team as she holds the program’s single-season digs record with 430 (1999) and the single-season digs per game record with 4.57 (1999)...a Psychology major.

Lynch's Career Statistics

Year Sets Played Kills Assists Digs Blocks Aces
2009 105 371 11 233 21 21