Purdue Volleyball vs. Illinois - October 20, 2006 (Photos by Richard Myers-Walls)
2008: AVCA First Team All-America ... First team All-Mideast Region ... Unanimous All-Big Ten selection ... second team Academic All-District V ... Academic All-Big Ten ... named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week twice (9/15 and 10/20) and Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week twice (11/17 and 12/1)... started all 35 matches at middle hitter ... ranks seventh nationally in hitting percentage (.410) and eighth in blocks per set (1.45) ... set career records for block assists (545) and total blocks (654), and single-season mark for block assists (169) ... posted double-digit kills 26 times, including 20-plus four times ... registered a hitting percentage of .300 or better 31 times, including .400 or better 20 times and .500 or better eight times ... leads team with 3.39 kills per set and 1.45 blocks per set ... ranks among the Big Ten's top seven and leads Purdue in blocks, hitting percentage, points (4.30) and kills ... led team in blocks 25 times and kills on 18 occasions ... tallied five or more blocks 21 times, including 10 or more three times ... tallied a career-high nine digs vs. Duke (8/29) ... ranked first in career hitting percentage (.351), second in career blocks per set (1.34) and fifth in career kills (1,531) ... named MVP at the Utah Classic and the Dayton Flyer Invitational ... earned all-tournament team honors at the Mortar Board Premier and the Active Ankle Challenge.
2007: Honorable Mention All-America .... First Team All-Mideast region ... First Team All-Big Ten ... Academic All-Big Ten ... started all 33 of the team's matches ...named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (11/5) ... surpassed the 1,000-kill milestone against No. 1 Penn State (11/2) ... boasted a team-leading .318 hitting percentage to go with a team-best 1.38 blocks per game and 3.53 kills per game ... ranked 42nd nationally in blocks per game ... tallied double-digit kill tallies 23 times, including 20 or more four times ... led team in kills 12 times and in blocks on 23 occasions ... registered 10 or more blocks twice, including a career-high 15 against Utah (9/1), a tally which was one off the Purdue school record of 16 ... posted double-doubles vs. Utah and at Ohio State ... ranked fifth in the Big Ten in blocks per game, eighth in hitting percentage and 10th in points (4.45) ... in conference play, ranked fifth in blocks per game with 1.51 ... registered a hitting percentage of .300 or better 17 times, a hitting percentage of .400 or better 11 times, and a hitting percentage above .500 six times ... named to the Mortar Board Premier all-tournament team and MVP of the Big Orange Bash ... named to the preseason All-Big Ten team.
2006: AVCA Honorable Mention All-America ... All-Mideast Region first team ... All-Big Ten first team ... Academic All-Big Ten ... became the first player in Purdue history named Sports Imports/AVCA National Player of the Week (11/20) ... also won Big Ten Player of the Week (11/20) ... racked up 12 blocks during the team's 3-0 victory over Northwestern (11/17) en route to the accolades ... started all 34 of the team's matches ... boasted a team-leading .328 hitting percentage to go with a team-best 1.14 blocks per game and 2.71 kills per game ... led team in kills on eight occasions and in blocks 23 times ... posted double-doubles at Michigan (9/23) and Northwestern (11/17) ... posted career high hitting night with .789 effort (16-1-19) at Illinois (11/18) ... boasted a hitting percentage of .300 or better in 19 matches, of .400 or better in 13 matches, and above .500 in six matches ... member of the Mortar Board Premier All-Tournament team ... named to the Preseason All-Big Ten team.
2005: Started 33 of the team's 34 matches in the middle ... Honorable Mention All-Mideast Region ... All-Big Ten honorable mention selection and All-Big Ten Freshman team selection ... racked up 2.86 kills per game on a .343 hitting percentage ... ranked fifth in the Big Ten in blocks per game (1.37) and sixth in hitting percentage ... ranked third on the Purdue single-season record list for block assists with 136 and eighth in total blocks with 160 ... has led team in blocks on 20 occasions and kills three times ... recorded career-best nine blocks at North Carolina
(9/9) and at Iowa (11/25), and recorded five or more blocks in 16 matches ... put down career-best 21 kills against No. 8 Wisconsin (9/30) ... posted best hitting performance, a .647 effort (13-2-17) against Iowa (10/15) ... added 36 digs, including a career-best three on four occasions, most recently vs. College of Charleston (12/3) ... boasted a hitting percentage of .300 or higher in 19 matches ... named to Nike Invitational all-tournament team.
High School: Miss Indiana Volleyball 2004 ... named a Top 25 senior and All-American by prepvolleyball.com ... listed as a Fab 50 player by Volleyball Magazine ... a three-time 4A All-State volleyball player at New Albany High School ... garnered honorable mention as a sophomore, and first team honors her junior and senior years ... earned Academic All-State honors as a senior ... a four-time Hoosier Hills Conference honoree, taking honorable mention accolades as a freshman and first team honors each of the last three years ... led team to 2004 sectional and regional title and state finals ... led team in blocks all four years, in kills sophomore, junior and senior years, and in aces as a sophomore ... a four-year letterwinner in basketball ... named to the Hoosier Hills Conference first team as a freshman, sophomore and junior ... a member of the Junior All-Star team ... basketball team won 2005 conference championship ... played for the KIVA Club team ... KIVA won the 2003 AAU 17-under National Championship and was the 16-under runner up in 2002 ... a four-year honor roll member ... class president freshman through junior years ... National Honor Society president as a senior ... earned citizenship award and Top Academic Student honors as a freshman.
Personal: Given name is Stephanie Nicole Lynch ... born August 8, 1986 ... parents are Delbert and Cynthia Lynch ... has one brother, Matthew ... aunt Renee Stumler Bogard and uncle Greg Stumler attended Purdue ... plans on majoring in health sciences and management.