Made his first appearance of 2013 in the first game of the doubleheader vs. New Orleans,
tossing two hitless innings and striking out three ... Pitched in the second game of the series vs. Evansville (2.23), striking out a batter in a scoreless inning.
Appeared in 21 games, all out of the bullpen, and had a 3-1 record with two saves and a 2.11 ERA ... Averaged nearly a strikeout an inning with 46 strikeouts in 47 innings of work ... Held the opposition to a .180 batting average ... Named to SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll ... Made first relief appearance of the season in second game of the Villanova (2.18) series and pitched two hitless innings with three strikeouts ... Tossed three innings in relief against Northwestern State (2.21), giving up two runs and striking out four ... Picked up first save of the season in series opener against Valparaiso (2.24), allowing just one hit and striking out three in three scoreless innings ... Threw two scoreless innings in relief against BYU (2.28), giving up just one hit and striking out three ... Came out of the bullpen against Houston (3.3) in the Houston College Classic, allowing an unearned run and striking out three in 2.1 innings ... Closed out Arkansas’ series-opening win against Binghamton (3.9), tossing two shutout innings, giving up just one hit and fanning three ... Pitched 2.1 scoreless innings in relief against Gonzaga (3.13), giving up just one hit and striking out one ... Appeared in two games during the Alabama series (3.16-3.18), allowing a run and striking out two in three innings of work ... Pitched twice in series at Mississippi State (3.23-3.25), throwing 3.1 scoreless innings with two strikeouts ... Earned second save of the season in series finale against the Bulldogs ... Threw three scoreless innings in relief in series opener vs. Georgia (4.6), striking out four and giving up just one hit ... Earned first win of the season in relief against Kentucky (4.13), tossing a season-long 5.2 innings and allowing a run on three hits with four strikeouts ... Tossed a scoreless inning of relief in second game of the doubleheader vs. Stephen F. Austin (4.17) ... Recorded second win of the season in series finale at Ole Miss (4.22), throwing three innings and giving up a run with four strikeouts ... Appeared in the series opener at Florida (4.27) and threw 1.2 scoreless innings with a strikeout ... Pitched in the second game of the series vs. Auburn (5.11) and allowed two runs, just one earned, on three hits with two strikeouts in 3.2 innings ... Picked up third win of the season in middle game of the series at Tennessee (5.18), giving up just one hit and striking out four over 3.1 scoreless innings.
Pitched in 20 games, including 10 starting appearances, and had a 4-4 record with a save and a 3.11 ERA ... Finished second on the team with 63 strikeouts and held opposing hitters to a .237 batting average ... Limited opposing hitters to a .231 batting average in league games, which ranked eighth in the conference ... Made his Arkansas debut in season opener vs. Delaware State (2.18), earning the save after tossing four shutout innings and fanning seven ... Threw two scoreless innings in series finale vs. Utah (2.27), giving up a hit and striking out two ... Made first start of the season vs. McNeese State (3.2), allowing a run on three hits with five strikeouts in four innings of work ... Received a no decision in start vs. Wisconsin-Milwaukee (3.6), allowing two runs with three strikeouts in four innings ... Earned second win of the season in series finale at San Diego State (3.13), throwing six shutout innings on three hits and striking out a career-high nine batters, with just one walk ... Started the series opener vs. Vanderbilt and pitched a career-high 6.2 innings, allowing one run on three hits with six strikeouts ... Gave up a run and struck out two in 2.1 innings in relief vs. Texas State (4.6) ... Improved to 3-1 on the season with a win in the series finale vs. LSU (4.10), throwing 1.1 shutout innings with three strikeouts ... Recorded fourth win of the season in series opener vs. Mississippi State (4.15), throwing 4.2 shutout innings with six strikeouts ... Threw two innings in relief at Oral Roberts (4.19), allowing two runs with four strikeouts ... Pitched 4.1 innings in relief in second game of series at Kentucky (4.24), allowing two runs on two hits, while fanning four ... Started the series finale at Georgia (5.1) and pitched well, allowing just two hits in 4.1 shutout innings with three strikeouts ... Received a no decision in start against Florida (5.7), allowing just a run on two hits with two strikeouts over four innings ... Tossed three shutout innings in relief vs. UT Martin (5.17), allowing just two hits and striking out two ... Turned in a scoreless outing against Arizona State (6.5) in the NCAA Tournament, pitching 1.1 shutout innings.
Panola Junior College
Pitched in 14 games, including 13 starts ... Finished the season with a 3-4 record and a 4.21 ERA ... Led the team with 64 strikeouts in 62 innings pitched ... Held opposing hitters to a .223 batting average.
Valley View High School
Four-year starter ... Named Freshman Player of the Year and Newcomer of the Year by Jonesboro Sun ... Three-time all-region selection and two-time all-conference honoree ... Picked up all-state recognition as a senior and was named state MVP ... Named Best Under the Sun by Jonesboro Sun ... Led team to back-to-back state championships during junior and senior seasons ... Honor graduate and member of National Honor Society.
Son of Chad and Janeene Lynch ... Has a brother, Jamin ... Majoring in animal science.