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Daniel Lynch

175 lbs.
Henrico, Va.
Douglas Freeman
High School
Daniel Lynch - Baseball - Virginia Cavaliers

• Drafted 34th overall by the Kansas City Royals in the 2018 MLB Draft
• Named to the ACC All-Academic Team and listed on the ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Made a 13 starts, second most on the staff, 10 against ACC opponents
• Opening day starter at UCF (5.0 IP, 3 ER, 7 SO)
• Eight of his 13 starts were quality starts, six came in ACC play
• Pitched seven innings or more in all but three starts
• Struck out 105 batters, eighth most in the ACC, in a career-high 88.2 innings pitched.
• Went 4-4 with a 3.96 ERA
• His strikeout (105) to walk (24) ratio was the fifth-best in the ACC
• Recorded double-digit strikeout performances in four-straight starts, only the second UVA pitcher ever (Danny Hultzen – 2011) to accomplish the feat
Struck out a career-high 13 batters in series-clinching win over Georgia Tech on May 14
• Took a no-decision in the opening game of the ACC Tournament against eventual champion Florida State after pitching 7.0 innings, with two earned runs and seven strikeouts

· Made 14 starts (six in ACC play) and led team with 77 1/3 innings pitched
· Recorded six quality starts
· Worked seven innings of one-run baseball to earn ACC tournament win against Clemson (5/26)
· Pitched first career complete game in win over James Madison (4/19)
· Tossed six scoreless innings and did not issue a walk in earning midweek win over George Washington (4/5)
· Fired 7 2/3 innings of shutout baseball to earn Friday night win at Clemson (3/17)
· Won three straight Friday starts to open the season

· Made 13 appearances (nine starts) and worked 41 innings
· Struck out nine batters in UVA debut (most by a UVA starter in his first game in the O’Connor era)
· Missed start vs. Wake Forest with illness (3/18)
· Worked five shutout innings and retired final 12 batters he faced in first midweek start against Old Dominion (3/30)
· Worked 2 1/3 perfect innings out of bullpen over two appearances in ACC tournament

· Named Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American
· Was First-Team All-Colonial Conference selection
· Recorded 0.97 ERA his junior year, when he was tabbed a First-Team Class 5A All-State
· Also earned All-Region and All-Metro honors
· Coached by Ray Moore
· Earned Academic All-State honors and was member of National Honor Society
· Played travel team baseball with Richmond Baseball Academy West

· Father is Dan Lynch
· Oldest of three siblings; has one sister, Molly, and one brother, Will