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Joel Lynch
Joel Lynch

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Fayetteville, Ga.

High School:
Whitewater

Height:
5-11

Position:
Sprints

Birthdate:
08/26/1990



07/02/2013

Alabama Athletics Places 77 on SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

The softball team's 15 honorees led the way for the Tide, followed by the 12 members of the rowing team and the 12 members of the women's track and field team. The Alabama baseball team placed 11 members on the honor roll; women's golf, men's tennis and men's track and field each landed six student-athletes on the honor roll, followed by the four members of the women's tennis team

06/10/2013

15 Members of the and Track and Field Team Earn All-American Honors

A total of 12 men and three women earned All-American honors following the Crimson Tide's showing at the recent NCAA Outdoor Championships

06/06/2013

Track and Field Scores on Day Two of the NCAA Outdoor Championships

Junior Kamal Fuller scored in the long jump while freshman Elias Hakansson scored in the hammer throw

06/05/2013

Track and Field Sets School 4x100m Record on Day One of NCAA Outdoor Championships

The Crimson Tide's 4x100m relay and SEC 100m champion sophomore Diondre Batson both qualified for finals

06/04/2013

Track and Field Set for NCAA Outdoor Championships

A total of 15 Crimson Tide student-athletes will compete in the national championships this week, including a dozen men and a trio of women

Career Bests
• 200 meters - 21.66
• 400 meters - 47.43
• 800 meters - 2:02.00

Senior
2013 Outdoor Season
Ran the first leg on the 6th place 4x400 relay team (3:06.36) at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... competed in the preliminary 400 meters at the SEC Outdoor Championships finishing 17th with a time of 48.21 ... ran on the 4x400-meter relay team (4th - 3:06.04) and the sprint medley team (5th - 3:19.70) at the Drake Relays ... finished 4th at the LSU Alumni Gold's 400 meters B Section with a time of 47.94 ... recorded a 400 meter finish of 47.96 and finished 7th at the Spec Towns Invitational ... was a part of the winning 4x400 relay team that ran a 3:08.89 at the Spec Towns Invitational ... garnered a 7th place finish at the Crimson Tide Invitational in the 400 meters with a time of 47.72 ... competed on the 4x400 meter relay team at the Crimson Tide Invitational that finished 1st with a 3:07.75 ... clocked at 21.66 in the 100 meters at the Yellow Jacket Invitational and finished seventh ... ran with the 4x400 meter relay team at the Yellow Jacket Invitational and finished 1st with a 3:08.47 ... competed at the Alabama Relays in the Sprint Medley Relay (1st with a 3:20.52) and the Distance Medley Relay (1st with a 9:51.62).

2013 Indoor Season

Ran in the 400 meters preliminary at the SEC Championships ... clocked at 48.73 in the 400 meters at the Mark Colligan, good enough for sixth ... recorded a 49.97 in the 400 meters and a eighth place at the Indiana Relays ... ran a 48.68 at the Auburn Invitational and finished 13th in the 400 meter ... participated in the 4x400 relay team that finished eighth at the Auburn Invitational and the distance medley relay team that finished sixth ... clocked a 49.91 in the 400 meter and a 15th place finish in the season opener at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener... competed in the 4x400 relay team that finished fifth at the Crimson Tide Opener.

Junior
2012 Indoor Season
Placed second in 400 meters with a time of 48.58 at High Tide Qualifier ... set a PR in the 400 meters prelims with a time of 48.55 ... recorded a 48.79 in the 400 meters at the Texas A&M Invitational ... ran a 1:05.12 in the 500 meters at the New Balance Invitational to finish seventh ... timed a 48.68 in the 400 meters at the Auburn Invitational with a sixth-place finish.

2012 Outdoor Season
Turned in a personal best 400-meter time of 47.43 to finish 15th in the event at the SEC Championships ... also ran legs on the 4x400 and 4x100-meter relays that finished seventh and eighth, respectively, at the SEC Championships ... timed a 47.98 in the 400 meters on the way to a sixth-place finish at the Auburn War Eagle Invitational ... placed fifth in the 400 meters at the Spec Towns Invitational with a time of 47.91 ... recorded a personal best in the 400 meters with a time of 47.89 at the Ole Miss Invitational ... ran the first leg of the 4x400-meter relay team that finished first at Alabama Relays ... timed a career-best 21.80 in the 200 meters to finish third overall at the Bulls Invitational.

Sophomore
2011 Outdoor Season
Ran as part of the 4x400-meter relay team that recorded its fastest time to date and finished third with a time of 3:08.56 at the Mississippi Open ... was an alternate on the 4x400-meter relay team that advanced to the NCAA Championships ... set a personal best in the 11th spot with a mark of 48.97 at the UTEP Invitational ... part of Tide's 4x400-meter relay team that finished first with a time of 3:09.18 at the UTEP Invitational ... finished 14th with a personal best of 22.31 in the 200 meters at the Alabama Relays ... ran a leg on the 4x400-meter relay team that finished second with a time of 3:15.35 at the Alabama Relays.

2011 Indoor Season
Turned in his top time of the season in the 400 meters with a 49.62 at the Cherry & Silver Invitational ... part of Tide's 4x400-meter relay squad that turned in the top time at the Kentucky Invitational with a time of 3:12.87.

Freshman
2010 Outdoor Season
Finished 20th in the 400 meters at the Alabama Relays with a time of 50.32 ... ran as part of the 4x400-meter relay team that finished fifth at the Alabama Relays with a time of 3:18.42 ... had a season best time of 22.87 in the 200 meters at the Alabama Relays.

2010 Indoor Season
Did not compete.

Redshirt
2009 Outdoor Season
Was awarded a redshirt season by the NCAA after competing only once outdoors at the Alabama Relays in the 400 meters.

2009 Indoor Season
Was awarded a redshirt season by the NCAA after competing only once indoors at the Kentucky Invitational running the 400 meters in a season-best time of 51.21.

Prep and Personal
Coached by Richard Penland Whitewater High School in Fayetteville, Ga. ... member of the 2007 4x800-meter relay county champions team ... also played football for two years ... member of the A/B Honor Roll ... son of Leslie and Tania Lynch ... born August 26, 1990, in Brooklyn, N.Y.