Austin Lynch
Austin Lynch
Year: Junior
Hometown: Roselle, Ill.
High School: Lake Park HS
Events: Throws

Personal Bests

Shot Put: 51-4.25 (2/20/19)
Weight Throw: 61-7 1/18/19)
Discus: 144-0 (1/14/17)

Shot Put: 51-11.25 (4/26/19)
Discus: 157-6 (5/9/19)
Hammer: 189-3 (4/12/19)
Javelin: 158-7 (5/10/19)

2019 Outdoor: Placed fourth in the discus with a PR mark (157-6) at the OVC Championships 5/9... Recorded a PR in the hammer throw at the Joe Walker Classic (189-3), which is fifth all-time for SIUE... Also had a PR in the shot put (51-11.25), which was recorded at the Memphis Invitational 4/26

2019 Indoor: Had two fifth place finishes at the OVC Championships in the shot put (51-4.25) and weight throw (60-0.25)... Set a PR while placing first in the weight throw at the John Craft Invite 1/18... His PR mark of 61-7 is fourth all-time for SIUE... Placed first in both the shot put (47-6.5) and weight throw (61-3.5) at the Marshall Invitational 2/8

2018 Outdoor: Placed seventh (173-3) in the hammer and ninth in the javelin (158-7) at the OVC Championships… Set a PR in the hammer (180-4) at the Memphis Invitational

2018 Indoor: Set a PR (57-8.25) while finishing fifth in the weight throw at the OVC Championships... Did not compete in shot put during the season. 

2017 Outdoor: Set personal best in the shot put at 46-9 with a second-place finish at the Gateway Classic ... Placed fifth at OVC vs. MVC meet with a top personal mark in the discus of 156-0 ... Set PR early in the season in the hammer with a throw of 137-9 at the Joey Haines Invitational. 

2017 Indoor: Got his first personal best for the season at the Badger Icebreaker with a 42-1.5 in the weight throw… Earned his second personal best in the weight throw at 47-10.5 in the GVSU Big Meet

Prep: Placed fifth at the Illinois State Championships in the discus his senior season for Lake Park High School ... His fifth-place mark was 174-9 ... Set Freshman/Sophomore Dupage Valley Conference Meet discus record ... Four-time letter winner in track and field ... Three-time letter winner in football ... Parents are Traci and Glenn Lynch.