ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Robert Lynch
Robert Lynch
Height: 6-0
Weight: 165
Year: Junior
Hometown: Webridge, England
High School: ACS Cobham
Position: Fly/IM
House Affiliation: Pforzheimer

Junior 2008-09
Placed ninth in 200 butterfly against Cornell and Dartmouth with a time of 2:00.82 ... Finished 10th in 200 buttefly (1:55.20) at Georgia Invitational ... Swam fifth in 100 butterfly (53.75) at Arizona State ... Took seventh in 200 butterfly with a mark of 1:58.72 ... Was third in 200 butterfly against Penn, finishing in 1:56.53 ... Was second in 500 freestyle against Brown, touching the wall in 4:49.47 ... Placed fifth in 400 IM (3:59.63) and sixth in 200 IM (1:53.44) at ECAC Championships.

Sophomore 2007-08
Won the 200-yard butterfly and finished fourth in the 200 individual medley at the ECAC Championships ... Placed eighth at HYP in 400 IM (4:05.88).

Freshman 2006-07
Was fourth at ECAC Championships in 200 butterfly with a time of 1:53.03 ... Was 11th in 200 butterfly at HYP (1:52.68) ... Placed 19th in 200 butterfly with a mark of 1:53.64 at Georgia Invitational.

Background
Four-year letterwinner in swimming, cross country and track and field ... Spent three years at Cobham International School after a year at the Kinkaid School ... Two-time team MVP in swimming ... Set five conference records and won 15 conference gold medals ... Two-time team MVP in cross country and a three-time conference medalist in track ... Set school record in the 3,000-meter run ... Captained the cross country team twice and the track and field team once ... Helped all three teams to first-place conference finishes in 2005 ... Headmaster's List every semester ... Won Harvard Book Award and was treasurer of the student council.

Personal
Younger brother, David, is a freshman on the Harvard swimming & diving team ... Triplet brother, Patrick, is a member of the Johns Hopkins swimming and & diving team, and triplet sister, Jackie, is a swimmer at Pitzer College; Patrick, David and Jackie are triplets.