Captain...enters the season ranked
second all-time at Holy Cross with 1,218 career kills and seventh
with 919 career digs...one of only two players in program history
to record over 1,000 kills and 900 digs.
2011: Served as a team captain...started all 31 matches and played 103 sets...earned second team All-Patriot League accolades and was named to the Patriot League All-Academic team...received team MVP honors...named Patriot League Player of the Week (11/14), marking only the third time a Holy Cross player had won the award...earned Bryant Invitational MVP and All-Tournament accolades (9/10)...named to the Harvard Invitational All-Tournament team (9/17)...earned AT&T Crusader of the Week (8/29) honors...recorded 405 kills, to place second on the school single-season list...led the Patriot League and ranked 55th nationally with 3.93 kills per set...led the team with a career-best 31 aces and was ninth in the league with 0.30 aces per set...ranked second on the team with 298 digs, and her 2.89 digs per set placed 10th in the conference...tallied double-digit kills in 24 of the 31 matches...either led or tied for the team-lead in kills in 27 matches...tallied 20 double-doubles...posted 19 kills and 15 digs in the win versus Providence (8/31)...tallied 16 kills and 13 digs in the victory over Navy (9/30)...recorded a career-best 34 kills at Bryant (10/5), which tied for the fourth most in Division I in the nation all season...posted 18 kills and 14 digs versus Army (10/8)...tallied 21 kills and 11 digs in the season-ending victory over Colgate (11/12)...member of the Holy Cross Leadership Academy...named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
2010: Started in all 33 matches and played all 123 sets…earned second team All-Patriot League accolades…named to the inaugural Patriot League volleyball All-Academic team…selected to the Bryant Invitational All-Tournament team (9/11) and the Brown Invitational All-Tournament team (9/18)…earned AT&T Crusader of the Week honors (9/27)…set a school record with 442 kills...first player in program history to record over 400 kills in a season…led the Patriot League in kills…ranked second on the team with a career-best 388 digs, the fifth-most in program history…ranked fifth in the conference in digs…averaged 3.59 kills per set and 3.15 digs per set…prior to 2010 season, no Patriot League player had averaged over three kills and three digs per set since 2006…was 98th nationally in kills per set…recorded double-digit kills in 26 of the 33 matches...either led or tied for the team-lead in kills in 30 matches…posted 20 double-doubles…ranked fourth on the team with a career-best 31 blocks…tallied 15 kills and 11 digs in the season-opening victory over Boston College (8/27)…posted 21 kills and 16 digs versus Hartford (9/7)…had 21 kills and 13 digs in the win over Boston College (9/10)…tallied 15 kills and 14 digs in the Patriot League season-opening victory over Lafayette (9/24)…recorded 19 kills and 17 digs in the win over Bryant (10/6)…posted a season-best 23 kills and also recorded 19 digs versus Bucknell (10/16)…tallied 14 kills and 20 digs in the victory at Lafayette (10/23)…recorded 18 kills and 17 digs in the win over Navy (11/6)…earned Patriot League Academic Honor Roll accolades.
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 which are the fourth 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...either led the team or tied for the team-lead for kills in 25 out of 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 in the victory over Bucknell (10/23)...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)...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...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 per game record with 4.57 (1999)...a Psychology major.
Lynch's Career Statistics