Makena Lynch
Makena Lynch


Cranberry Township, Pa.

High School:
Seneca Valley



Ohio State Scholar-Athletes to Be Recognized Monday

Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner


Ohio State Places 75 Student-Athletes on Winter Academic All-Big Ten Team

The men's swimming and diving team led the way with 28 honorees


Athletics Good Stuff

February 5 - February 11, 2013


No. 21 Buckeyes Conclude Action at Winter Invite

Ohio State will now prepare for 2013 Big Ten Championships Feb. 20-23


Five Buckeyes Post Personal Bests At Winter Invite

Freshman Sara Craft and junior Mary Sarah Cruzan each earn wins for Ohio State

At a glance: A sprint freestyle specialist for the Buckeyes ... competed in her first Big Ten championship meet as a freshman.

As a sophomore (2013):Competed in nine regular season meets for the Buckeyes, including the Ohio State Last Chance meet in March ... dropped a personal-best time of 1:55.11 in the 200 freestyle at the Ohio State Invitational.

As a freshman (2012): Set three personal best times at the Pittsburgh Invitational: 50m freestyle (29.28), 100m freestyle (52.82) and 200m freestyle (2:17.71) ... opened Ohio State career at a home meet vs. Kenyon, competing in the 50m and 100m freestyle events ... qualfied and competed at the Big Ten championship meet ... earned a Varsity O letter ... academically, was recognized as an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.

Background: Makena was a three-time PIAA qualifier at Seneca Valley, winning four varsity letters ... an outstanding leader, she was a two-year team captain as well ... she was an eight-time WPIAL medalist during her prep career ... four-year Scholar-Athlete ... Makena is the daughter of Scott and Diane Lynch ... her older sister, Megan, is an Ohio State student ... favorite pro sports team is the Cleveland Browns ... plans to major in Business.