Senior (2012-13) ... Alternate Captain ... Tallied three assists in the CCHA tournament vs. Miami on 3/23 ... Recorded a pair of goals on 3/8 vs. NMU ... Scored his 7th goal of the seaon in 1-1(T, SOW) vs. FSU on 3/2 ... Extended his assist streak to a career-best five games after recording an assist in both games of the series on 2/22-23 at OSU ... Tallied a goal and an assist on 2/9 at ND, marking his third straight game with a helper ...Registered his ninth assist of the season on 2/2 vs MSU ...Recorded an assist in back-to-back games on 1/25-1/26 against Western Michigan ... Scored his first game-winning goal of the season on 11/21 vs. BG ... Posted a four-game point streak (3g, 2a) from 10/27-11/9 ... Talled two points (1g, 1a) on 11/3 at NMU ... Scored his first goal of the year on 11/2 at NMU ... Earned two assists on 10/19 vs. Bentley ... Posted two shots on 10/11 vs. RIT ... Recipient of the Alice M. and Thomas J. Haverbush, MD Scholarship for Men's Ice Hockey.
Junior (2011-12) ... Registered 13 points (8g, 5a) in 39 games during his junior season ... Scored a goal in the NCAA regional semifinals vs. Cornell on 3/23 ... Took a season-high seven shots on goal on 2/25 at Bowling Green ... Had points in a career-high tying three straight games from 2/4-2/11 (2g, 1a) ... Tied a season-high with two points (1g, 1a), including the game-tying goal with 50 seconds remaining in regulation, in the GLI final on 12/30 vs. Michigan State ... Tied a season high with two points (1g, 1a), including his first GWG of the season on 12/9 vs. Michigan State ... Posted a season-high two points (1g, 1a) on 11/5 vs. Western Michigan ... Scored his first goal of the season on 10/22 at Northern Michigan ... Returned to the lineup on 10/13 vs. St. Lawrence after missing 10/7 and 10/8 vs. Bentley due to injury ... Took two shots on goal and earned a plus-1 rating on 10/4 vs. Niagara ... Recipient of the Mickey and Wally Grant Scholarship for Men's Ice Hockey and the Vic Heyliger Scholarship for Men's Ice Hockey. Sophomore (2010-11) ... Helped Michigan win Great Lakes Invitational, CCHA regular season championship, and reach the NCAA Frozen Four title game ... Career-high 11 goals and career-best tying 16 points ... Tied career high with two goals, including overtime game-winner in NCAA West Regional semifinal vs. Nebraska-Omaha (March 25); also named to All-West Regional Team ... Registered second four point weekend (Feb. 18-19) of the season, tallying three goals and one assist (2-0-2 on Feb. 18, 1-1-2 on Feb. 19) ... Scored first career shorthanded goal against Western Michigan (Feb. 19) ... Tied career-high with two goals, including game-winner, vs. LSSU (Nov. 20) ... Set career-best, three-game point streak (3-2-5) from Nov. 13-20; posted goals (3) in back-to-back games for first time of his career (Nov. 19-20) ... Recipient of the Ralph and Susan Garlick Scholarship for Men's Ice Hockey.
Freshman (2009-10) ... Helped Michigan win CCHA Tournament, reach quarterfinal round of the NCAA Tournament ... Fifteen of his 16 points came after the semester break (Dec. 29-March 28) ... Registered three assists for a single-game career-high and first multi-point game of career vs. Western Michigan (Jan. 9) ... Matched career high with three points (2-1-3) vs. Miami in CCHA semifinal (March 19); scored first game-winning goal and notched first multi-goal game in the effort ... Scored first career goal vs. RPI in GLI (Dec. 29) ... Recorded first career assist, point at Lake Superior State (Oct. 30) ... Made career debut at Alaska (Oct. 9) ... Recipient of the Graham Foundation Scholarship for Ice Hockey.
Junior Team ... Skated with the U.S. National Team Development Program from 2007-09 ... Played in 63 games for the U.S. NTDP Under-18 Team during the 2008-09 season ... Recorded 24 goals, including three power-play tallies and three game-winning markers, and notched 24 assists ... Played in 63 games for the U.S. NTDP Under-17 in 2007-08 ... Registered 19 goals to finish third on the team ... Posted a total of 25 points ... Led team with five game-winning goals ... Teammate of fellow incoming freshmen Chris Brown and A.J. Treais during the 2007-08 and 2008-09 seasons.
National/International ... Participated in 2009 USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp ... Won a gold medal with Team USA at the 2009 IIHF World Under-18 Championship ... Helped the U.S. capture first place at the 2008 Men's Under-18 Four Nations Cup in Lake Placid, N.Y., and at the 2009 Under-18 Five Nations Tournament in Nykoping, Sweden ... Recorded six points (2-4-6) in eight games on the international stage.
Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in general studies ... Graduated from Pioneer High School in 2009 ... Played eight years for Honeybaked AAA Hockey ... Drafted by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the second round (No. 56 overall) in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
Lynch's Career Highlights
Point Superlatives Most, Game: 3 (3x), last - 3/23/13 vs. Miami (3a) Multi-Point Games: 14 (2012-13 - 4; 2011-12 - 3; 2010-11 - 5; 2009-10 - 2) Streak: 5 games, 2/2/13-2/23/13 (1g, 5a) First: 10/30/09 at Lake Superior State (1a)
Goal Superlatives Most, Game: 2 (4x), last - 3/8/13 vs. Northern Michigan Multi-Goal Games: 4 (2012-13 - 1, 2010-11 - 2, 2009-10 - 1) Streak: 2 games (5x), last - 3/2/13-3/8/13 (3g) Game Winners: 7 (2012-13 - 3; 2011-12 - 1; 2010-11 - 2; 2009-10 - 1) First: 12/29/09 vs. RPI
Assist Superlatives Game: 3 (twice), last - 3/23/13 vs. Miami Multi-Assist Games: 3 (2012-13 - 2; 2009-10 - 1) Streak: 5 games, 2/2/13-2/23/13 (5a) First: 10/30/09 at Lake Superior State