Pittsburgh, Pa. – Robert Morris University men's hockey senior Zac Lynch has been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America second team, the second All-American honor of his career. Lynch was an Academic All-America third-team selection during his sophomore campaign and is the only Colonials men's hockey player to be an Academic all-American. Lynch is one of only three NCAA men's ice hockey players to receive the honor.
The Atlantic Hockey player of the year scored 25 goals and 30 assists, leading the Colonials to the conference regular season championship and tournament championship game.
A Shaler graduate, Lynch recently graduated with a degree in manufacturing engineering with a 3.89 GPA. Lynch was also a finalist for the Senior CLASS Award with fellow Colonials teammate Tyson Wilson.
A Hobey Baker top ten finalist, Lynch set the Colonials program scoring record, scoring 156 career points. He also set the Robert Morris single-season record with 55 points and was the NCAA's active record-holder in shorthanded goals with 8 this season and 14 for his career. Lynch finished his senior season sixth in the NCAA in points per game (1.41).