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Maura

Lynch

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#12

Pitcher/Utility
Height 5'5"
Year Senior
Hometown River Forest, Ill.
High School Saint Ignatius College Prep
School: CC
Birthdate August 17, 1995

Bio

2017: Played in 16 games, including 16 appearances and two starts in the circle … NCFA Scholar-Athlete ... Went 2-3 with one save … Posted a 4.33 ERA in 32.1 innings … Offensively, drove in four runs with two doubles and one home run … Threw 2.0 shutout innings to earn the win against Eastern Michigan (Feb. 25) …  Surrendered just one hit in 3.0 scoreless innings versus Manhattan (March 12) … Hit a solo home run in the fifth inning at Brown (April 7) … Went 1-for-2 with 2 RBIs in an 11-6 victory over Cornell (April 16) … Pitched the final 3.0 innings to register a save in a 6-1 victory at Rider (April 19) … Went 5.0 innings in relief, retiring eight of nine batters at one point to help the Lions defeat eventual champion Princeton, 9-4 (April 22) … Named to the Ivy League Weekly Honor Roll (April 24).

2016 (Hitting): Played in 46 games, starting in 41 … Named to the Ivy League weekly honor roll on May 4 … Finished the year with a .214 average after posting up five doubles, three home runs, 13 walks and 11 RBI … Went 2-for-3 with a double in the opening game of the series against UNC Wilmington (March 17) … Hit a three-run home run in game two against Princeton (April 23).

2016 (Pitching): Made six appearances, including three complete-game starts to end the season … Led the team with a 3.50 ERA and a 3-1 record after pitching 30.0 innings … Pitched a complete-game shutout against Penn on April 29 … Earned first career victory with a five-inning, two-hit relief performance against Manhattan (April 20).

2015: Featured in 18 games while starting 13 ... Primarily played left field and second base ... Tallied her first career hit in the game two win over Saint Peter's (4/16) ... Also drew two walks against the Peacocks.

Prior to Columbia: A three-sport athlete in high school, also participating in tennis and basketball at St. Ignatius College Prep … Played all four infield positions on the diamond, as well as pitching for the Wolfpack … Earned all-state honors her senior year, as well as all-conference honors her final three seasons … Team finished fourth in the state her senior season.

Personal: Majoring in Psychology with a business management concentration … The daughter of Michele and John Lynch … Born on August 17, 1995. 

 

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