Tim Lynch, Chuckie Robinson and Jake Winston all signed professional contracts.
Lynch earned this accolade at first base for a stellar senior season.
It is the second year in a row that the Yankees have selected a Golden Eagle.
NCAA Regional USM vs USA - Game 2
NCAA Regional USM vs Fla State
NCAA Regional USM vs USA
Championship Game vs Rice
Baseball vs Marshall Game 12
Drafted in the ninth-round by the New York Yankees (No. 278 overall)...First-team 2016 All-Conference USA…Conference USA All-Tournament selection…Starting first baseman and hit third all season long in the Golden Eagle lineup…One of four Golden Eagles to start every game (61)…Lone Golden Eagle selected 2016 first-team Preseason All-Conference USA...Led team in batting average (.365), RBI (59) and walks (39); among team leaders in hits (85), doubles (12), home runs (10), runs (49) and total bases (127)…Had a career-high 12-game hitting streak, tied with Jake Sandlin for longest by a Golden Eagle this season…Also had two other 11-game hitting streaks…Only had 13 hitless games all season and only three where he failed to reach base via hit, walk, hit-by-pitch and/or error…Walk-off single vs. UTSA (3/25)…Four-hit games at Charlotte (4/3) and at Ole Miss (4/13)…Four-RBI games with Northwestern State (2/28) and Old Dominion (5/25)…Grand slam vs. Old Dominion (5/25) in C-USA Tournament....Lone Golden Eagle selected 2016 first-team Preseason All-Conference USA.
Earned second-team All-Conference USA honors….Played in 52 games, including 51 starts (all at 1B)… Led team in home runs and extra base hits (nine home runs, 11 doubles), though, oddly, never had more than one extra-base hit in a game…Top returning Golden Eagle in batting average ( .313), runs scored (38), RBIs (32), hits (60, tied with Dylan Burdeaux) and doubles (11, tied with Taylor Braley)…Logged 20 multi-hit games, including four, three-hit efforts; 14, two-hit efforts…Homered in a three-game stretch _ second game of doubleheader against Florida Atlantic (4/17), Florida Atlantic (4/18), Louisiana-Monroe (4/21) _ and had four in five -game stretch, adding another at Texas-San Antonio (4/25)…Had all three of three-RBI games in six-game stretch vs. UTSA (4/26) and Marshall (5/1, 5/3)…Scored three runs at UTSA (4/26).
Played in 57 games, making 57 starts (33 at 1B, 24 at 3B)...Batted .256 eight doubles, a home run and 28 RBI...Had 11 multi-hit games (seven 2-hit, four 3-hit) and six multi-RBI contests (3 two-RBI, 2 three-RBI and 1 four-RBI)...Hit .323 (20x62) in 18 games in April with two doubles and 12 RBI and posted a season-high 10 game hitting streak (4/1-15) during that span...Had back-to-back three-hit games at UAB (4/12-13), including a pair of doubles and four RBI in the series finale with the Blazers...Drove in three runs against Rice (4/27)...Recorded three two-double contests versus Missouri (3/8), ULM (3/18) and UAB (4/13)...Made the Athletic Director's honor roll during the Spring semester.
Played in 52 games as a true freshman and started in 44 contests (32 at first base and 12 at designated hitter) ... Batted .247 with six doubles, a triple and 23 RBI ... Had an 11-game hitting streak during the early portion of the season (2/16-3/8) in which he hit .419 (18-43) with three doubles, a triple and 10 RBI ... Had season-high three hits against Alcorn State (2/24), Troy (3/1) and Houston (5/17) ... Drove in two runs on four separate occasions ... Only committed two errors in 260 fielding chances at first base ... Named to Athletic Director's Honor Roll during the Spring 2013 semester.
Played for coach Frank Torre at Dwyer High School and saw action at first base, third base and catcher ... Was a 2nd team All-Florida region preseason selection by Rawlings/Perfect Game heading into the 2012 season ... Named a Palm Beach Post Large Schools first-team selection as his team captured the district championship ... The Team, which finished 18-9, reached the regional semifinal for only the second time in its history with 1998 being the other time ... Participated in the PalmBeachHighSchoolBaseball.com senior game ... Batted .485 with four home runs and 19 runs batted in through the end of district play ... Participated in the 6th annual Power Showcase international high school home run derby in 2011, serving at the representative from the state of Florida ... Earned all-county honors and all-conference team honors three times ... Led Palm Beach Country in home runs in 2011.
Son of Frank and Diane Lynch ... Majoring in Management ... Born on June 3, 1993.
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