Outside Hitter
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mendham, N.J.
High School: Mendham


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Captain…enters the seasonranked fifth all-time at Holy Cross with 813 career kills.

2010: Started in all 33 matches and played all 123sets…earned second team All-Patriot Leagueaccolades…named to the inaugural Patriot League volleyballAll-Academic team…selected to the Bryant InvitationalAll-Tournament team (9/11) and the Brown InvitationalAll-Tournament team  (9/18)…earned AT&T Crusader ofthe Week honors (9/27)…set a school record with 442kills...the first player in program history to record over 400kills in a season…led the Patriot League inkills…ranked second on the team with a career-best 388 digs,the fourth-most in program history…ranked fifth in theconference in digs…averaged 3.59 kills per set and 3.15 digsper set…prior to 2010 season, no Patriot League player hadaveraged over three kills and three digs per set since2006…was 98th nationally in kills per set…recordeddouble-digit kills in 26 of the 33 matches...either led or tied forthe team-lead in kills in 30 matches…posted 20double-doubles…ranked fourth on the team with a career-best31 blocks…tallied 15 kills and 11 digs in the 3-0season-opening victory over Boston College (8/27)…posted 21kills and 16 digs versus Hartford (9/7)…had 21 kills and 13digs in the 3-2 win over Boston College (9/10)…tallied 15kills and 14 digs in the 3-0 Patriot League season-opening victoryover Lafayette (9/24)…recorded 19 kills and 17 digs in the3-2 win over Bryant (10/6)…posted a season-best 23 kills andalso recorded 19 digs versus Bucknell (10/16)…tallied 14kills and 20 digs in the 3-1 victory at Lafayette(10/23)…recorded 18 kills and 17 digs in the 3-2 win overNavy (11/6)…earned Patriot League Academic Honor Rollaccolades.

2009: Started in all 29 matches and played all 105sets…earned second team All-Patriot League honors to becomethe first Crusader freshman to receive All-Patriot Leagueaccolades...named the Patriot League Rookie of the Week twice (9/28& 11/9) as she became only the second Crusader to earn thataward...named to the Sacred Heart Invitational All-Tournament team(9/5)...was the AT&T Crusader of the Week (10/12)…had371 kills for the third most at Holy Cross for a single-season andthe most ever by a freshman…ranked second in the league inkills and kills per set (3.53)...posted double-digit kills 20times...either led the team or tied for the team-lead for kills in25 out of 29 matches…ranked second on the team with 233 digsand 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 teamwon 3-1...member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Before Holy Cross: Four-year member of the varsityvolleyball team at Mendham H.S. for coach Bob Acker...seniorcaptain...earned 2006, 2007 and 2008 first team All-Iron-HillsConference accolades...named the 2008 Daily Record All-Area Playerof the Year...earned 2008 Highest HonorableMention All-America honors...member of the 2008 Star-LedgerAll-State first team, while she was a member of the 2007 All-Statesecond team...earned 2007 and 2008 Star-Ledger first teamAll-State-Group 3 accolades, and 2006 second team honors...set theschool record for career kills with 875 and the record for careeraces with 141...set the single-season kills record with 375(2008)...also a member of the 2009 TCA club team and the 2006-2008Atlantic Valley club competed at the 2006 JuniorOlympics...Latin Club Vice President...member of National HonorSociety...earned three-time Silver Medalist national Latinhonors...volunteered with Projects Abroad Care and Community inGhana (2008).

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

Lynch's CareerStatistics

Year Sets Played Kills Assists Digs Blocks Aces
2009 105 371 11 233 21 21
2010 123 442 21 388 31 17
Total 228 813 32 621 52 38

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