Michael McPherson, Jason Lynch and Ashli Schulz all won their respective events on Thursday to propel UVU into first place on both sides.
At Utah Valley University ... SOPHOMORE ~ (2014): Named to the Capital One Academic All-District 8 Team ... also named to both the winter and spring Academic All-WAC teams ... (INDOOR) named Second Team All-WAC after placing fifth in the 5000m run at the WAC Indoor Championships with a time of 15:18.87 ... also took eighth at the WAC Championships in the 3000 with a time of 8:50.52 ... took second in both the 3000 and 5000 at the Mountain States Games with times of 8:34.53 and 15:07.57 ... recorded a personal record in the mile at the Snake River Open with a time of 4:21.31 ... (OUTDOOR) 2014 WAC Champion in the 10,000m run at the WAC Outdoor Championship with a time of 33:33.04 ... also named Second Team All-WAC in both the 5000 and 1500 after placing fourth (15:25.69) and sixth (3:58.73), respectively ... won the 3000 at the UNLV Classic with a time of 8:49.24 ... place ninth in the 1500 at the Ben Brown Invite (3:56.49) and 10th in the 5000 at the Oxy Distance Carnival (14:40.99) ... posted PR's in the 1500 (3:56.49), 3000 (8:49.24), 5000 (14:35.28) and 10,000 (33:33.04) on the season.
REDSHIRT ~ (2013): Redshirted both the indoor and outdoor seasons.
FRESHMAN ~ (2010): (INDOOR) Competed his freshman season in indoor ... placed 15th in the 3000m run at the GWC Indoor Championships at USD with a time of 9:18.86 and his relay team placed third in the distance medley relay (10:13.44) ... had season best times of 2:04.03 in the 800m run, 4:23.21 in the 1-mile run, and 8:50.67 in the 3000m run ... (OUTDOOR) did not compete.
Before Utah Valley ...
Prepped at Hillcrest HIgh School ... placed second at 5A State Cross Country Championships ... named All-Region and All-State ... was a Region 2 Champion ... high school team placed second in Region and fourth in State ... also played football in high school.
Graduated from Hillcrest High School in 2009 with a 3.9 GPA ... was on the Honor Roll and the National Honor Society ... expected major at UVU is Math ... enjoys played other sports ... sister Nicole Lynch currently plays basketball at Westminster ... also recruited by Yale, Brown, Utah State, SUU, and La Verne ... parents are Jeff and Suzanne.