2011 (Senior): Received MW academic all-Conference award fall 2011.
2010 (Junior) Started the year with an eighth-place finish in the 4.25-mile race at the Wyoming Invitational (Sept. 3), with a time of 22:23.0...Earned a sixth-place finish in the 4-mile race at the CSU Invitational (Sept. 11), clocking in at 20:55.2...Came in 22nd overall in the 8,000-meter race at the MWC championships (Oct. 29), finishing in 26:08.8...Placed 37th overall and came in second for the Rams in the 8,000-meter race at the NCAA Mountain regional (Nov. 13), with a time of 31:02.6...Earned academic all-conference honors after finishing the season with a 3.15 GPA.
2009 (Sophomore) - NCAA National Qualifier 3000 Meter Steeplechase - 2010 - NCAA Midwest Regional Qualifier 3000 Meter Steeplechase - 2009 - 7th place - Mountain West Outdoor Conference 3000 Meter Steeplechase - 2010 - 28th place - Mountain West Cross Country Championships - 2009
High School Lettered four times in cross country and track and three times in swimming while attending North Bend High School in North Bend, Ore....Was named first-team all-league and all-state in both cross country and track...Won North Bend Division 4A championships in cross country (three times) and track (four times)...Twice won Oregon state championships in cross country...Holds the high school records in 5K cross country and 3K track.
Personal Born Oct. 1, 1989, to Bill and Tamara Lynass in Burke, S.D...Has an older sister, Kassy (22), and a younger brother, Sam (17)...Majoring in exercise science.