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Marta Lynch
Marta Lynch

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Upper Black Eddy, Pa.

High School:
Palisades

Height:
5-7

Position:
Defender

Birthdate:
12/13/1990



12/06/2012

46 Boilers Named to Academic All-Big Ten Fall Honor Roll

Six members of Purdue's Sweet 16 volleyball team recognized for academic excellence.

11/20/2012

Purdue Garners NSCAA Academic Award for 4th Straight Year

Boilers recognized for 3.15 team GPA to make the list for seventh time since 2007.

10/31/2012

Boilers Endure Up & Down First Year at New-Look Complex

Season recap recounts highs & lows of Purdue's 2012 campaign.

10/26/2012

Boilers' Valiant Effort Against No. 4 PSU Not Enough

Purdue dominates shot & corner kick counts in 2nd half but can't develop quality chances.

10/25/2012

Purdue Hosts No. 4 Penn State For Senior Day Game

National leader in goals visits the Boilermaker Soccer Complex for regular-season finale.

11/05/2012

Marta Lynch 2012 Photo Gallery

Marta Lynch 2012 Photo Gallery

11/05/2012

Purdue Soccer 2012 Season in Photos

A photo compilation of Purdue Soccer's 2012 home games

10/27/2012

Purdue vs Penn State -- 2012 Senior Night Game

Purdue Soccer hosts Penn State in the season finale at the Boilermaker Soccer Complex.

09/12/2012

Women's Soccer vs. CMU - 9/12/12

Women's Soccer vs. CMU - 9/12/12

09/07/2012

Purdue vs. Tennessee-Martin

The Boilers defeated UTM 2-0 on goals from Chinyelu Asher & Hadley Stuart.

2012 Photo Gallery | Photo Gallery Thru 2011

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athlete: Xabi Alonso
In Her MP3 Player: The Zombies
Last Concert She Attended: Best Coast
Favorite Author: David Sedaris
Film Favorites
Favorite Actor: Joseph Gordon Levitt, Actress: Amy Poehler, Director: Werner Herzog
Favorite Month: October
Favorite Holiday: Halloween
Favorite Meal: Pad See Ew
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Trail Running/Hiking
Favorite Purdue Building: Wethrill Hall
Favorite Big City: Philadelphia
Unique Travel Locale: Morocco
Country She'd Like to Visit: Croatia
Another Sport She Enjoys: Swimming
Most Memorable Game at Purdue: 2009 Win at Texas A&M
Furry Friend: Oliver, Angora Rabbit

SENIOR / 2012
Academic All-Big Ten
• Lynch started all 14 games in which she played
• Missed five Big Ten games after suffering a knee injury in the overtime win at Nebraska, but was able to return for the stretch run
• Logged 90-plus minutes seven times, going the distance in shutout wins against Toledo and Central Michigan
• Also helped Purdue post shutouts against Tennessee-Martin and Evansville assisted on Chinyelu Asher's game-winning goal in the Tennessee-Martin victory
• Recorded a season-high four shots as an attacking player in the senior night season finale against Penn State

JUNIOR / 2011
Academic All-Big Ten
• Lynch played in eight games, going the distance in seven of the eight games as a starting center back after missing the first six weeks due to injury
• Assisted on Mollie Kuramoto's game-winning goal in the victory at Minnesota
• Purdue went 4-4 after she joined the starting lineup
• Left the field only late in the game in the loss at Wisconsin
• The Boilers are 2-0 when she has scored a goal during her career, all three collegiate goals coming at home

SOPHOMORE / 2010
Academic All-Big Ten
• Played in 18 games and started 11 times, including the first three Big Ten games
• Started 11 of 12 games from Aug. 22 through Oct. 1
• Scored twice in the victory against Morehead State, posting the lone multi-goal effort of the season by a Boilermaker
• Missed the final two games due to injury
• Logged a season-high 61 minutes in the USC game

FRESHMAN / 2009
• Made first collegiate start in 1-0 win vs. Michigan
• Scored first collegiate points with goal in 5-2 win vs. Loyola-Chicago
• Recorded one shot vs. Michigan State, vs. Minnesota, vs. Michigan and at No. 25 Penn State
• Played season-high 45 minutes at Nittany Lions

HIGH SCHOOL / CLUB
• Four-year letterwinner
• Scored 53 goals and added 23 assists
• 2006 team MVP
• 2006, 2007, 2008 All-League
• Played club for FC Bucks Vipers and PDA Pride
• 2005 and 2008 Eastern Pennsylvania ODP team
• 2005 and 2008 Region I ODP camp
• Also ran track for Palisades
• PIAA state qualifier in 100-meter dash
• National Junior Honor Society

Biographical Information

Major: Behavorial Neuroscience Psychology (with a biology minor)

Parents: Michael & Margaret Lynch

Sister: Selah

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