Junior Tom Lynch - MSFA Special Teams Player of the Week
Junior Tom Lynch - MSFA Special Teams Player of the Week
Football - Mon, Oct. 11, 2010

Findlay, Ohio - Saint Xavier University junior kicker Tom Lynch (Frankfort, Ill./Southern Illinois/Joliet JC/Lincoln-Way East) was named the Mid-States Football Association (MSFA) Mideast League Special Teams Player of the Week Monday when the league office released the sixth installment of the weekly honors for the 2010 season. Lynch kept his perfect season intact Saturday by drilling all eight of his extra-point attempts in SXU's 56-25 win over No. 14 Marian University at Bruce R. Deaton Memorial Field in Chicago. On the year, Lynch is 6-for-6 on his field goals tries and 48-for-48 on extra points.

Lynch is currently second on the team in scoring with 66 total points. It is the second time this season he has been awarded the weekly honor with the first coming back on September 6. Lynch was also recently recognized by the Fred Mitchell Award for his excellence both on the field and in the community during the month of September.

Saint Xavier (7-0 overall/5-0 MSFA) begins a two-game road stretch this weekend heading to Canton, Ohio, on Saturday, October 16, to take on Malone University (Ohio). The MSFA Mideast League match-up is scheduled for a 3 p.m. (eastern) kickoff at Fawcett Stadium in Canton.