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Kristina Lynch

Kristina Lynch - SAAC - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile

(Updated June 2021)


* All-ACC Academic Team (2021)
* NCAA National Champion (2021)
* CoSIDA Academic All-Region Team (2021)
* NCAA Elite 90 Winner (2020-21)
* All-ACC Academic Team (2020)
* FSU Golden Torch winner (2020)
* All-ACC Academic Team (2019)
* CoSIDA Academic All-Region Team (2019)
* FSU Golden Torch winner (2018)
* All-ACC Academic Team (2018)
* NCAA National Champion (2018)


* Played in 24 games, starting 16 of them. Lynch totaled 1,004 minutes played during 2021.
* Scored her first goal of the season against Pitt at home during a Seminoles’ 5-0 win (9/23).
* Assisted Jenna Nighswonger’s 22nd-minute goal during the Seminoles’ 4-1 win at Clemson (10/1).
* Scored her second goal of the season against No. 25 SMU during the second round of the NCAA Tournament (11/19).


* Started in 14 of the 15 games she played in, playing a combined 828 minutes.
* Finished the season with four goals on 21 shots.
* Recorded her first goal of the season against Wake Forest (10/4) in FSU’s 4-0 win.
* Grabbed her second goal of the season to give FSU a 2-1 lead over Pitt (10/15) in Florida State’s 4-1 win.
* Earned her third and final goal of 2020 in the ACC Tournament semifinal against No. 6 Duke (11/13), helping to lead Florida State to a 4-0 win.
* Scored her fourth goal of the season against Penn State (5/5) in the round of 16 of the NCAA Tournament. The goal came in the 31st minute to tie the game up at 1 as FSU went on to win 3-1.


* Played in 15 games and started in one after recovering from a knee injury that ended her season in 2018.
* Recorded two goals on the season.
* Scored her first goal of the season in FSU’s 6-0 win over Samford (9/8)
* Her second goal of the season came against Miami (10/18) in a 3-0 win over Florida State’s in-state rival.


* Appeared in 23 matches and started 20 in her first season at Florida State.
* Scored the game-winning goal in the ACC Championship over No. 3 North Carolina for the Seminoles to clinch their sixth conference title.
* Tied for fifth on the team with ten points on the year despite missing the last four matches of the season due to injury.
* Registered four goals and two assists on the season.
* Scored the first two goals of her Florida State career in the Seminoles’ 5-0 defeat over Troy on August 19.
* Opened the scoring for the Seminoles in their 2-1 victory over Wake Forest (October 7).
* Recorded assists in back-to-back games in the ACC Tournament in Florida State’s wins over No. 5 Duke and No. 11 Virginia in pursuit of its 2018 ACC Championship.


* 2017 United Soccer Coaches High School National Player of the Year
* 2017 TopDrawerSoccer High School National Player of the Year
* 2016-17 and 2017-18 Indiana Gatorade Player of the Year
* 2016-17 and 2017-18 USA Today First Team All-American
* 2017 Indiana Soccer Coaches Association (ISCA) Player of the Year
* 2017-18 Indianapolis Star Girls Soccer and Female Athlete of the Year
* Three-Time ISCA All-State honoree (2015-17)
* Four-time ISCA All-District First Team (2014-17)
* 2016 and 2017 Northern Indiana Conference (NIC) Player of the Year
* Earned First Team All-NIC in all four seasons
* 2017 Class 3A Indiana State Champion, 2016 Class 2A Indiana State Champion and was a runner-up for the 2015 Class 2A championship
* Set Penn HS single-season records for goals (44), assists (26) and points (107). Also holds the school career records with 130 goals, 68 assists and 328 points.
* 2010 and 2012 NFL Punt, Pass and Kick National Champion
* 2016 and 2017 ISCA Academic All-State


* Competed with the Indiana Fire Juniors, Indiana ODP and Region II ODP
* 2015 US Youth Soccer ODP Thanksgiving Interregional Best XI Selection


* Graduated with a 4.2 GPA
* Member of the National Honors Society, Key Club, Kingsman Court (HS Student Council), Student-Athlete Leadership Council and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes
* Father, Greg Lynch, played baseball at the University of Wisconsin.
* Majoring in Biology and plans to go to medical school in order to become an orthopedic surgeon