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LYON COLLEGE INFORMATION


Lyon College is located in Batesville, Arkansas and is a private college. Lyon College is a four year college and offers Bachelor's Degrees, and a number of different programs and courses.

Lyon College is in a relatively rural area (in the country away from any large cities), which may be something you prefer if you like the country lifestyle as a student.

Lyon College has a rolling admissions policy, which means that you can apply throughout the year for the upcoming semester.

Lyon College is relatively smaller in size with an enrollment of only 1,872 students.

Lyon College accepts about 72% of its applicants on average, and 99% of the students receive some sort of financial aid for college at Lyon College.

If you are looking for more information on financial aid at Lyon College, you can may want to contact Louise Strauser, who is the Assistant Director of Student Financial Assistance at Lyon College. You may also qualify for free grants for college in Arkansas to attend Lyon College.

You may also need to take one or more of the following tests to qualify for admission at Lyon College:

  • ACT
  • SAT

Lyon College offers military credit for military courses that have been completed successfully by students.

Lyon College offers the following extracurricular activities to its students:

  • Choral Groups
  • Drama
  • Literary Magazine
  • Music Ensembles
  • Sports
  • Yearbook

On a 4.0 scale, the average high school gpa for students that are entering Lyon College is 3.45.

You may want to brush up on your ACT preparation as well, because the average ACT score for students that are entering Lyon College is 25.

Don't forget to study for the SAT, because the average SAT score for students that are entering Lyon College is 1110.

Do a lot of students come from out of state to attend Lyon College? Well, about 10% of the student body at Lyon College comes from outside the state of Arkansas.

Do a lot of the students at Lyon College live on campus? Well, about 94% live on campus, while 6% live off campus and commute to school every day.

QUICK FACTS ABOUT LYON COLLEGE

Lyon College Address:


P.O. Box 2317
Batesville, Arkansas 72503-2317
Phone: 870-793-9813
Fax: 870-698-4622
Web Site: http://www.lyon.edu

Lyon College admission closing date:


Rolling

Does Lyon College offer Associate's degrees?


No

Does Lyon College offer Bachelor's degrees?


Yes

Does Lyon College offer Master's degrees?


No

Does Lyon College offer Doctoral degrees?


No

Lyon College graduation rate:


51.2%

Lyon College retention rate:


82.9%

Lyon College average high school GPA:


3.45

Lyon College average ACT score:


25

Lyon College average SAT score:


1110

Lyon College tuition cost (estimate):


$14,860



Financial Aid is available only to those who qualify.

Lyon College room & board cost (estimate):


$6,270

Is Lyon College a private college?


Yes

Is Lyon College a coed college?


Yes

Lyon College school calendar:


Semester

Is Lyon College a 2 year or 4 year college?


4 Years
Please Note: Length of programs pertain to finishing programs in normal time.

Lyon College enrollment:


1,872 Students

Percentage of applicants accepted to Lyon College


72%

Percentage of students at Lyon College receiving financial aid:


99%

Percentage of African American students:


2.6%

Percentage of Native American students:


1.3%

Percentage of Asian students:


1.5%

Percentage of Hispanic students:


1.3%

Percentage of Caucasian students:


87.0%

Percentage of students living on campus:


94%

Percentage of students living off campus:


6%



Other Activities Nearby:


Golf Courses in Batesville


Data provided by Data-lists.com Universities and Colleges Database. Data last updated on 2007-10-09.

LYON COLLEGE IN ARKANSAS GRANTS, SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION

Federal Pell Grants

Academic Competitiveness (AC) Grant Program

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) Program

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LYON COLLEGE NEWS

[Women's Soccer] 2017 Lyon Women?s Soccer Season Preview
SCHEDULE | ROSTER | PROSPECTUSBATESVILLE, Ark. – The 2017 Lyon College women's soccer team hopes to take a step forward when they take the pitch this year. The Scots finished 2016 with a 5-11-1 record, and fell in the quarterfinal round of the AMC Tournament to Columbia, 5-0.Lyon is picked to finish sixth in the AMC Women's Soccer Preseason Coaches' Poll, and will return their top two goal scorers from last season in Joyce Barbosa (JR/Rio De Janeiro, Brazil) and Jessica Souza (SR/Cabot, Ark.), as each had 14 goals apiece. 


[Men's Soccer] 2017 Lyon Men?s Soccer Season Preview
SCHEDULE | ROSTER | PROSPECTUSBATESVILLE, Ark. – The 2017 Lyon College men's soccer team has their sights on another strong finish this upcoming fall. Last year, Lyon finished 11-8-1 and posted two straight shutouts in the American Midwest Conference Tournament, before falling to Columbia in the championship match.A team that lost just five seniors, will look to have another strong finish this season with a slew of returners and talented newcomers. The Scots are picked to finish fourth in the AMC Men's Soccer Preseason Coaches' Poll.


[Football] 2017 Lyon Football Season Preview
SCHEDULE | ROSTER |BATESVILLE, Ark. – The 2017 Lyon College football team looks to build off of last season, which saw the Scots earn their first three wins in program history. Last fall, Lyon finished the year 3-8, including back-to-back wins against Southwestern Assemblies of God University (Texas) and Texas College. 


[Football] Lyon Football To Hold Open Scrimmage Saturday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – With just over one week away from the season-opening kickoff against Missouri Baptist on August 26, fans can get their first look at the Lyon College football team in an open scrimmage on Saturday night at 7 p.m. at Pioneer Stadium. Saturday's scrimmage will be free to the public to attend.


[Scots] This Week In Lyon Athletics
This Week In Lyon AthleticsMen's soccer travels for exhibition match… Football and volleyball at home for intrasquad scrimmages…


[Scots] Lyon Athletics Sets '17 HOF Banquet Date
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College Director of Athletics Kevin Jenkins has announced the date and inductees for the 2017 Lyon Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Banquet. This year, Lyon will welcome five new members to its Athletic Hall of Fame with its annual banquet. Including these new members, the Hall claims 134 memorable athletes.


[Football] Lyon Football Tabbed Sixth In CSFL Preseason Poll
Complete CSFL Preseason Release | 2017 Lyon Football Schedule |WACO, Texas – As the 2017 football season approaches, the Central States Football League released their preseason poll on Thursday. The Scots were selected to finish sixth in the league as selected by the conference's head coaches and sports information directors.


[Women's Basketball] Former Scots turned Leaders through Coaching
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Over the course of the last several years, basketball has become instilled in the lives of some former Lyon College women's basketball players. Besides wearing the Navy and Crimson colored jersey during their time at Lyon, eight former student-athletes who played under head coach Tracy Stewart-Lange, have taken another step forward in the sport. Under the tutelage of Lange, they have become leaders and teachers, coaching their own basketball teams.Hollye (Jernigan) Brooksher, Nikki (Baker) Amos, Ashley (Waller) Harper, Lauren Ramsey, Maribeth (Waters) Richards, Chris Smith, Gabriela Martins and Taylor Gaedtke all played at Lyon under the helm of Stewart-Lange dating back to 2005. 


[Football] Lyon Football Reserved Seats Sold Out For '17
General Admission season tickets, reserved parking spots still available 2017 Lyon College Football Schedule BATESVILLE, Ark. – With a new season quickly approaching, fans are excited about the return of the Lyon College football team to the gridiron and are purchasing their season tickets to show it. With just under 32 days until the Scots open the 2017 season at home on August 26, against Missouri Baptist, all of the nearly 150 reserve season tickets have been sold.


[Baseball] Former Scot Makes Triple-A Debut
Griffin Glaude StatsBATESVILLE, Ark. – Former Lyon College baseball standout, Griffin Glaude (2014-15), made his Triple-A debut for the Buffalo Bisons, an affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, on Wednesday night. The right-handed pitcher made an appearance out of the bullpen late in the Bisons' game against the Columbus Clippers. 


[Women's Basketball] Scots mentioned in WBCA Honor Roll
WBCA Academic Team Honor RollATLANTA, Ga. ­— The Lyon College women's basketball team was ranked in the Top 25 for the 2016-17 season as the Women's Basketball Coaches Association released its Academic Top 25 Honor Roll. The Scots finished 25th out of all NAIA programs with a 3.362 grade point average.The WBCA Academic Top 25 recognizes NCAA Division I, II and III; NAIA and junior/community college women's basketball teams across the nation that carry the highest combined GPAs inclusive of all student-athletes on their rosters for the entire season. The 2016-17 season is the 22nd in which the WBCA has compiled the honor rolls.


[Men's Basketball] Burt Lands Name On NABC Honors Court
NABC ReleaseKANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) today announced the 2016-17 NABC Honors Court, recognizing those men's collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season. Former Lyon College guard Joe Burt was recognized on the 2016-17 Honors Court.


[Golf] Travis Lauterbach To Lead Lyon Golf
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College Director of Athletics Kevin Jenkins is pleased to announce the hiring of Travis Lauterbach as the new head men's and women's golf coach at Lyon College. Lauterbach comes to Lyon from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, where he served as an assistant coach for the women's golf program this past season.


[Scots] Three Programs named to NAIA Scholar-Team List
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics announced the teams which earned Scholar Team status for the 2016-17 season on Tuesday and Lyon College had three teams named to the list, based off their team efforts in the classroom.In order to be considered an NAIA Scholar Team, all members of the team's grade point average (GPA) are factored into the equation as the team must have an average of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.


[Men's Basketball] Scots Earn NABC Academic Recognition
NABC ReleaseKANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Basketball Coaches [NABC] announced on Wednesday that Lyon College was one of 209 men's basketball programs across all of NCAA Divisions I, II and III, as well as NAIA and NJCAA to achieve a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or better and earn the Team Academic Excellence Award for 2016-17.


[Scots] Jagodzinski Named Lyon SID
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College Director of Athletics Kevin Jenkins announced the addition of Matt Jagodzinski to the athletics department as the new sports information director. 


[Women's Basketball] Lyon earns ArBCA award
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Arkansas Basketball Coaches Association named the state's most outstanding programs for the 2016-17 athletic year on June 19, and the Lyon College women's basketball team was named the women's most outstanding program among institutions at the NCAA Division III, NAIA and other college levels. In total, there were six institutions that received awards with three each on the men's and women's sides. This is the second straight year the Scots have received the award.The Scots earn the recognition after posting a 28-6 overall record during the 2016-17 season, and finishing 21-3 in the American Midwest Conference in second place. The Scots also posted a 14-2 record inside James C. Becknell Gymnasium during the season. The Scots advanced all the way to the AMC Tournament championship, where they fell to then undefeated Freed-Hardeman 89-87 in overtime.


[Baseball] Three Scots named to All-Arkansas Team
2017 Baseball All-Arkansas TeamBATESVILLE, Ark. – Three Lyon College baseball players were named to the 2017 All-Arkansas Collegiate Team Monday. Scots pitcher Tyler Tognarine (JR/Cape Coral, Fla.) was named the Natural State's Pitcher of the Year, while Kyle West (SO/Lewisville, Texas) and Will Lindsey (SR/Batesville, Ark.) were named honorable mentions.Tognarine led the pitching staff in several categories throughout the 2017 season. Overall, he finished with an 11-5 record and 1.99 earned run average. He also threw 11 complete games and four saves. He also threw 113.2 innings pitched and struck out 92 batters on the season. He also ranked seventh in the nation allowing a .194 opponent batting average.


[Baseball] Tognarine named NAIA All-America honorable mention
2017 NAIA Baseball All-AmericansKANSAS CITY, Mo. – Lyon College baseball player Tyler Tognarine (JR/Cape Coral, Fla.) (pictured below right) has been named a 2017 NAIA All-America honorable mention, the national office announced on Tuesday. Tognarine is the ninth National All-American in program history, and first since Griffin Glaude in 2014.    Tognarine led the Scots' pitching staff all season posting an 11-5 record on the mound. He also had a team low 1.99 earned run average, while leading Lyon with 11 complete games, four saves, 113.1 innings pitched and 92 strikeouts. Lyon went on to post a 35-24 overall record in 2017 – finishing third in the American Midwest Conference and winning their first ever conference tournament championship. The Scots then went on to their third National Tournament Opening Round appearance where they went 1-2.


[Baseball] Braswell named an NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athlete
2017 NAIA Baseball Scholar-AthletesKANSAS CITY, Mo. – Lyon College baseball player Jordan Braswell (JR/Kennedale, Texas) has been named a 2017 NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athlete, the national office announced on Wednesday. Braswell is the eighth player in program history to be named to the scholar-athlete list.   In order to be nominated by an institution's head coach or sports information director, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved junior academic status.


[Softball] Sanders earns 2017 NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athlete award
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Lyon College softball player Nicole Sanders (JR/Pineville, La.) has been named a 2017 NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athlete, the national office announced on Wednesday. Sanders is the fourth player in program history to be named to the national list.   In order to be nominated by an institution's head coach or sports information director, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved junior academic status.


[Scots] Arkansas Brothers Commit to Lyon
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College men's golf and men's soccer programs have announced the signings of two Bentonville, Ark., brothers. Tomas Mariscotti has committed to play golf for the Scots, while Bruno Mariscotti will join the men's soccer team. Both of them attended Bentonville High School.Tomas helped the Tigers golf team to a conference championship in 2013, and 7A West State Championship in 2015. He also earned an All-State award. Tomas has also played golf in Arkansas State Golf Association tournaments where he placed third at the Fianna Hills Tournament in 2015, and has also played golf in his home country of Argentina.


[Women's Golf] Bartley named 2016-17 NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athlete
2016-17 NAIA Division I Women's Golf Scholar-AthletesKANSAS CITY, Mo. – Lyon College women's golfer Katherine Bartley (SR/Vilonia, Ark.) has been named a 2016-17 NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athlete, the national office announced on Thursday. This is the second consecutive year Bartley has earned the honor, and she is also the third golfer in program history to be named a Daktronics Scholar-Athlete.   In order to be nominated by an institution's head coach or sports information director, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved junior academic status.


[Scots] 127 Lyon student-athletes named to AD Honor Roll
BATESVILLE, Ark. – 15 Lyon College student-athletes earned 4.0 grade point averages during the Spring 2017 semester, while 127 students on Lyon athletic teams were recognized Tuesday when Lyon Athletics Director Kevin Jenkins announced the Spring 2017 AD Honor Roll.The Scots' football team led the way with 30 players named to the honor roll. It was followed by baseball (27), men' soccer (15), women's basketball (14), volleyball (13), softball (8), women's soccer and men's basketball (5), men's and women's wrestling (3) and men's and women's golf (2). 


[Baseball] Scots fall 9-1 to Texas Wesleyan Tuesday
Opening Round Schedule | Hattiesburg Tournament Website | Hattiesburg BracketHATTIESBURG, Miss. – The fourth-seeded Lyon College baseball team ran into a hot offense in No. 2 seed Texas Wesleyan University Tuesday afternoon at Milton Wheeler Field where the Rams scored six runs in the second inning, and held off the Scots 9-1 in an elimination game in the National Tournament Opening Round.  Will Lindsey (SR/Batesville, Ark.) (pictured below right) and Keegan Floyd (SR/Bartlett, Tenn.) each had two hits to lead the Scots, while Floyd also added an RBI. Tyler Houston (SR/Cherry Valley, Ark.) scored the Scots run.


[Baseball] Lyon splits first two games at National Tournament
Opening Round Schedule | Hattiesburg Tournament Website | Hattiesburg BracketHATTIESBURG, Miss. – Dramatics took place in the No. 4 seed Lyon College baseball team's first game of the day at Milton Wheeler Field in the National Tournament Opening Round Monday. Tucker Harris (JR/Paragould, Ark.) drew an RBI-walk in the 10th inning against fifth-seeded Louisiana State University-Alexandria to give the Scots a 2-1 win in the first game of the day. With the win, Lyon advanced to the 3 p.m. matchup against top-seeded Southeastern University (Fla.), where the Scots hung tough with the Fire until the fifth inning. Southeastern, to help them defeat Lyon 7-2.Jordan Braswell (JR/Kennedale, Texas) (pictured below left) led Lyon with four total hits in the two games, while Logan Reddick (JR/Paragould, Ark.) had three. Tognarine posted his longest outing of the season, going 10 innings and striking out nine batters.  


[Baseball] Lyon opens Tournament against LSUA
Opening Round Schedule | Hattiesburg Tournament WebsiteHATTIESBURG, Miss. – Monday marks the beginning of the NAIA Baseball National Tournament Opening Round, where the fourth-seeded Lyon College baseball team (34-22) will begin their quest to the Avista NAIA World Series in Lewiston, Idaho on May 26. Lyon was placed in the Hattiesburg Bracket, and the opening round is a double-elimination format.The first challenge awaiting the Scots is No. 5 seed Louisiana State University-Alexandria. Both teams will play in the first game of the day at Milton Wheeler Field at 9 a.m., on the campus of William Carey University (Miss.).


[Baseball] Lyon earns No. 4 seed in National Tournament
Opening Round ScheduleKANSAS CITY, Mo. – The NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round field was released Thursday afternoon by the national office, and the Lyon College baseball team (34-22) earned a No. 4 seed in the Hattiesburg Bracket. The Scots are paired up with No. 1 seed Southeastern University (Fla.), No. 2 seed Texas Wesleyan University, No. 3 seed William Carey University (Miss.) and No. 5 seed Louisiana State University-Alexandria in the double-elimination bracket.  The Scots will open the tournament against the Generals of LSU-Alexandria on Monday at 9 a.m.This marks the third overall national tournament opening round appearance for the Scots. Lyon holds a 3-4 overall record in the National Tournament Opening Round.


[Golf] Five Lyon Golfers earn Academic All-AMC
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The American Midwest Conference men's and women's golf Academic All-Conference awards were released by the conference office, and five Lyon College golfers were recognized for their efforts in the classroom. On the men's side Joshua Burcham (SO/Martin's Mill, Texas) (pictured below left), Royce LoBianco (pictured below second left), Jarrod Smiatek (SR/North Little Rock, Ark.) (pictured below right) and Nathan Wilson (SR/Garfield, Ark.) were named to the list, while Katherine Bartley (SR/Vilonia, Ark.) earned the honor on the women's side.Burcham competed in two events this year, posting one top-10 and one top-25 finish on the season. LoBianco played in a career high nine events placing in the top-25 five total times, while Smiatek played in five events and also had one top-10 and one top-25 placing. Smiatek played in nine total events for his two year college career, with his best placing being seventh at the Lyon College Spring Invite.


[Baseball] Tognarine named CoSIDA All-District
GREENWOOD, Ind. – While helping lead the Lyon College baseball team to the American Midwest Conference Tournament, junior Tyler Tognarine (JR/Cape Coral, Fla.) was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) College Division All-District team, the national organization has announced.Tognarine who is a Psychology major from Cape Coral, Fla., was one of 10 members on the District 2 squad. 


[Baseball] Lyon crowned AMC Tournament Champs
HENDERSON, Tenn. – Monday afternoon will go down in the record books as one of the biggest wins in program history for the third-seeded Lyon College baseball team. The Scots held top-seeded Missouri Baptist to two runs and pulled out a 5-2 win to claim their first ever conference tournament championship. While the offense flourised, the pitching combination of Cole Jenkins (FR/Little Rock, Ark.), Trenton Coles (SR/Cave City, Ark.) (pictured below right) and Tyler Tognarine (JR/Cape Coral, Fla.) was the backbone to the Scots victory.Kyle West (SO/Lewisville, Texas) had two hits and a team high three RBI, while Kylan Barnett (FR/West Palm Beach, Fla.) and Easton Moore (JR/Fort Worth, Texas) each scored two runs apiece. Barnett and Tyler Houston (SR/Cherry Valley, Ark.) also added two hits each for the team.


[Baseball] Lyon advances to AMC title game with win over WWU
HENDERSON, Tenn. – The third-seeded Lyon College baseball team took advantage of some fifth-seeded William Woods' mistakes and defeated the Owls 10-4 to advance to the American Midwest Conference Tournament championship game Sunday at Carnes Field. Lyon had to battle midway through, but used a three-run fifth and five-run eighth inning to help secure a spot in the title game.Keegan Floyd (SR/Bartlett, Tenn.) had a team high two hits, while knocking in two runs and Kylan Barnett (FR/West Palm Beach, Fla.) hit his second home run of the season to lead the Scots. Andrew Sauceda (JR/Las Cruces, N.M.) also scored three runs on the day.


[Baseball] Lyon walks off in slugfest over LUB, 15-14
HENDERSON, Tenn. – Kylan Barnett (FR/West Palm Beach, Fla.) gave the third-seeded Lyon College baseball team a 15-14 win in a slugfest over No. 7 seed Lindenwood-Belleville in the American Midwest Conference Tournament second round Friday night at Carnes Field. Lyon trailed 8-1 at one point before scoring 11 unanswered runs to take a 12-8 lead. After the Lynx tied it in the ninth, the Scots kept their poise and walked off to come away with their second straight win in the tournament.Kyle West (SO/Lewisville, Texas) and Jordan Braswell (JR/Kennedale, Texas) (pictured below left) each hit home runs, with Braswell knocking in a team high five runs. 


[Softball] Three Lyon softball players earn All-Conference
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The American Midwest Conference softball All-Conference awards were released on Thursday, and three Lyon College softball players were recognized for their efforts on the field. Nicole Sanders (JR/Pineville, La.) was named to the All-AMC First Team, while Rachel Norman (JR/Livermore, Calif.) and Allie Lewis (JR/Bettendorf, Iowa) garnered second team honors. Sanders was also chosen as the team's conference champions of character representative.Sanders finished the season with a 12-14 record and team low 3.19 earned run average. She also set a career high in strikeouts and innings pitched with 139 fanned batters and 160.0 innings. Sanders also posted 22 complete games and four shutouts.


[Softball] Lyon softball set to host Prospect Camps
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College softball coach Elliott Sampley is inviting 2018, 2019 and 2020 high school graduates to attend one of four Lyon Prospect Camps coming up in June and July at the Batesville campus.The camps for upcoming sophomores, juniors and seniors will take place on June 6, June 20, June 27 and July 11 at Howard & Mary House Field, the home of the Scots softball team. Check-in will take place at 9 a.m. on the morning of each camp, with the camp starting at 9:45 a.m. Each camp is a one-day event.


[Baseball] Lyon advances past CBC in AMC Tournament
HENDERSON, Tenn. – The College baseball team advanced to the second round of the American Midwest Conference Tournament Thursday afternoon, after defeating Central Baptist 5-1 at Carnes Field. The game which started Wednesday night, resumed Thursday morning after being suspended due to rain.Will Lindsey (SR/Batesville, Ark.) led the offense with a two-run home run, while Andrew Sauceda (JR/Las Cruces, N.M.) had one hit and two runs scored. Jordan Braswell (JR/Kennedale, Texas) and Easton Moore (JR/Fort Worth, Texas) each picked up one RBI.


[Baseball] Four Scots earn All-Conference Honors
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The American Midwest Conference baseball All-Conference awards were released on Wednesday, and a total of four Lyon College baseball players were recognized for their efforts on the field. Reese Chovanec (FR/Magnolia, Texas) and Tyler Tognarine (JR/Cape Coral, Fla.) highlighted the group as Chovanec was named the conference freshman pitcher of the year, and Tognarine garnered conference pitcher of the year. Tognarine was also named to the All-AMC first team, while Andrew Sauceda (JR/Las Cruces, N.M.) (pictured below left), Will Lindsey (SR/Batesville, Ark.) (pictured below second left) and Chovanec were named to the All-AMC second team.Chovanec started the season in the bullpen, but slowly worked his way into the starting rotation – posting a 5-3 record and 2.60 earned run average. He also recorded 27 strikeouts and one complete game in 62.1 innings pitched.


[Football] Lyon releases 2017 football schedule
2017 SCHEDULE | SEASON TICKET PURCHASE FORM | 2017 OPPONENT QUICK FACTSBATESVILLE, Ark. – With the Lyon College spring football game complete, the Scots next have their eyes set on the 2017 season. The Scots will play five home games this season – one less than the 2016 season.The third season of Lyon football will feature an 11 game schedule, with the regular season getting underway on Aug. 26. The Scots five home games will be spread out between August and November, with one taking place in August, two in September, one in October and one in November. Lyon, which finished 3-8 last season, will once again play as a member of the Central States Football League.


[Women's Golf] Bartley places 14th, Elmore 23rd at AMC Tournament
EUGENE, Mo. – When the American Midwest Conference women's golf tournament was all said and done, Katherine Bartley (SR/Vilonia, Ark.) (pictured below right) led the Lyon College women's golf team with her fifth top 25 finish of the season, placing in a tie for 14th. Bartley nearly matched her first round score of 85, by shooting an 86 in the second round for a total of 171 for the tournament. Hailey Elmore (FR/Jacksonville, Ark.) made an improvement from the first round by posting a second round score of 86 – 15 strokes better than her first round total. She came in a tie for 23rd with a total of 187.  William Woods grabbed the team title, moving ahead of Columbia with a score of 651. The Cougars finished second with a score of 663, while Freed-Hardeman placed third after carding a 685 along with Park. Missouri Baptist would place fifth with a total score of 735 and Hannibal LaGrange came in sixth with a score of 802. Stephens College rounded out the field of teams with a score of 953 in seventh. 


[Women's Golf] Bartley in seventh, Elmore in 29th at AMC Tournament
EUGENE, Mo. ? It was a cold, windy and rainy day at the women's golf American Midwest Conference Tournament. Temperatures were in the 40's with up to 25 MPH winds. After one round of play, Katherine Bartley (SR/Vilonia, Ark.) is sitting in the top 10 ? tied for seventh place, while Hailey Elmore (FR/Jacksonville, Ark.) (pictured below right) is tied for 29th. Bartley shot a first round score of 85 and is currently ahead of the number one player in the conference, while Elmore carded a 101. Columbia leads the field with a score of 337, while William Woods is just one stroke behind in second place with a 338. Freed-Hardeman is sitting in third place after posting a score of 345 and Park sits in fourth with a total score of 349. Missouri Baptist is currently in fifth place after carding a 381, while Hannibal-LaGrange sits in sixth place with a 406. Stephens rounds out the teams sitting in seventh with a 472.


[Baseball] Scots clinch third seed in AMC Tournament
BATESVILLE, Ark. ? The Lyon College baseball team (30-22) clinched the No. 3 seed in the American Midwest Conference Tournament, when the regular season finished on Saturday. The Scots will open against No. 6 seed Central Baptist on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Carnes Field in Henderson, Tenn.The Scots and Mustangs have played each other three times already this season, with Lyon winning two of the contests. The Scots defeated the Mustangs 16-4 on Mar. 14, before falling 4-2 in the final game of a twin bill. Lyon then hosted CBC on Apr. 4 and squeaked out a 2-1 win.


[Football] Lyon preps for upcoming 2017 season
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College football team hosted their annual spring game on Saturday, to gear up for the upcoming 2017 season. After weeks of practicing, the Scots were finally able to showcase their skills in hopes of continuing to build what is already an up and coming program.Lyon quarterbacks Cody Jones (SO/Russellville, Ark.) and George Barajas split snaps under center, while both offenses mixed and matched the running and passing game. 


[Scots] Taylor, Bowles earn Top Lyon Athlete Honors
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College senior athletics banquet was held in the Maxfield Room of Edwards Commons, Wednesday night to honor all 2016-17 senior student-athletes. In addition, Lyon women's basketball player Elliot Taylor (SR/Cabot, Ark.) received the Winnie Marable Award as the top female athlete, while Lyon football player Michael Bowles (SR/Earle, Ark.) received the Dick Winningham award as the school's top male athlete.Taylor helped guide the Scots women's basketball team to a 28-6 overall record, as well as their sixth straight NAIA National Tournament appearance during the 2016-17 season. On the season, Taylor averaged 8.1 points and 5.0 rebounds per game. She also finished her career ranked in various categories in program history, including 12th in total points with 1,205, fifth in total rebounds with 637 and fifth in total blocks with 72.


[Softball] Lyon falls to Columbia in AMC Tournament
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Lyon College softball team had a tough American Midwest Conference Tournament opening round opponent in No. 1 seed Columbia Thursday afternoon. The Scots held early leads in the doubleheader, before falling 6-3 ad 8-3 in both contests.Tess Hurley-Brown (SR/Batesville, Ark.) led the team in both games with two total hits, including a home run in the first game. A plethora of other Scots had one hit apiece on the day.


[Baseball] Scots struggle against HSSU, fall 3-1, 5-4
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Lyon College baseball team fell short in a doubleheader at Harris-Stowe Thursday night, 3-1 and 5-4. The first game was a pitchers' duel throughout, while the second game was won on a walk-off by the Hornets to finish the night.Will Lindsey (SR/Batesville, Ark.) led the offense in both games with four total hits, while Keegan Floyd (SR/Bartlett, Tenn.) and Kyle West (SO/Lewisville, Texas) each had three.


[Softball] Lyon heads to No. 3 Columbia for AMC Tournament
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College softball team (23-24) has clinched a spot in the AMC Tournament as the No. 8 overall seed, and will take on No. 1 seed Columbia on Friday in Columbia, Mo. Both teams will play a doubleheader beginning at 2 p.m., with a third if necessary game scheduled for Saturday at 4 p.m.The two teams last met at Howard and Mary House Field on Apr. 7, with the Cougars taking a doubleheader, 8-2 and 10-2. 


[Baseball] Lyon sweeps Crowley?s Ridge on Tuesday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team exploded for 28 runs on Tuesday in a doubleheader sweep of Crowley's Ridge College (Ark.) Tuesday afternoon at Scots Field. Lyon took both games by scores of 15-1 and 13-6 to complete the 2017 home season. Andrew Sauceda (JR/Las Cruces, N.M.) (pictured below right) highlighted the offense in the second game, finishing a triple shy of the cycle.In the first game, Will Lindsey (SR/Batesville, Ark.) (pictured left), Keegan Floyd (SR/Bartlett, Tenn.) and Logan Reddick (JR/Paragould, Ark.) each had a pair of hits, while Reddick and Tucker Harris (JR/Paragould, Ark.) had a team high three RBI. The second game was led by a four hit effort from Sauceda, while Kyle West (SO/Lewisville, Texas) added three hits and a team high four RBI.


[Baseball] Scots lead early, fall to Columbia, 7-4
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team got on the board first in the series finale against Columbia Monday afternoon, but could not hold on as they fell 7-4 at Scots Field. Columbia takes the season series with the win and holds onto the second place position in the American Midwest Conference standings. Lyon is still in third place, one game ahead of William Woods.Will Lindsey (SR/Batesville, Ark.), Kylan Barnett (FR/West Palm Beach, Fla.) and Easton Moore (JR/Fort Worth, Texas) each had two hits to lead the team. Barnett hit his first home run of the season, and also added two RBI.


[Golf] Lyon Men sit in Eighth place at AMC Tourney
CAMDENTON, Mo. – The Lyon College men's golf team stands in eighth place after two rounds at the American Midwest Conference Tournament. The men's team recorded a two round score of 644, led by Joshua Lunceford (JR/Mountain Home, Ark.)'s (pictured below left) score of 155. He currently sits in a tie for 18th place.William Woods leads the field with a score of 572 in first place, while Lindenwood-Belleville is in second place after carding a 607. Freed-Hardeman stands in third with a score of 612 and Missouri Baptist carded a 616 and is in fourth. Central Baptist sits two strokes behind the Spartans in fifth place with a 618, while Hannibal-LaGrange is in sixth with a score of 633. Columbia is just three strokes ahead of the Scots in seventh place after carding a 641.


[Men's Golf] Lyon Men Finish Eighth at AMC Tournament
CAMDENTON, Mo. – The Lyon College men's golf team finished in eighth place at the American Midwest Conference Tournament Tuesday afternoon. The men's team recorded a tournament score of 964, led by Joshua Lunceford (JR/Mountain Home, Ark.)'s score of 234. Lunceford finished the tournament tied for 16th place.William Woods took the championship with a score of 865, while Missouri Baptist placed second after carding a 919. Freed-Hardeman took third with a score of 927 and Lindenwood-Belleville carded a 928 to finish fourth. Columbia finished in fifth after recording a score of 935, while Central Baptist placed sixth with a score of 940. Hannibal-LaGrange took home seventh with a score of 949. 


[Baseball] Lyon falls to Columbia on Senior Day
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team could not find its offense in a doubleheader against Columbia Sunday afternoon, as the Scots fell 5-2 in 10 innings and 5-1 in the second contest on 'Senior Day.' Columbia forced extra innings in the first game, after tying things up in the seventh inning. The Scots then fell behind late in the second game, before Columbia took the doubleheader.Prior to the game, Lyon baseball seniors Jordan Braswell (JR/Kennedale, Texas), Keegan Floyd (SR/Bartlett, Tenn.), Will Lindsey (SR/Batesville, Ark.), Trenton Coles (SR/Cave City, Ark.), Ryan Cortez (SR/Redwood City, Calif.), Tyler Houston (SR/Cherry Valley, Ark.), Patrick Yarberry (SR/North Little Rock, Ark.), Cole Ragsdale (SR/Bay City, Texas) and Jacob Huffman (SR/Denton, Texas) were honored for their contributions to the school's baseball program.


[Baseball] Lyon hosts Columbia Sunday and Monday, CRC Tuesday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team (28-17, 17-7 AMC) hosts Columbia College and Crowley's Ridge College (Ark.) for their final home games of the season starting Sunday. The Scots and Cougars will play a doubleheader Sunday beginning at 1 p.m., followed by one game on Monday also starting at 1 p.m. Lyon then welcomes the Pioneers on Tuesday for a doubleheader beginning at 1 p.m. at Scots Field.Sunday marks 'Senior Day' for the Scots as seniors Cole Ragsdale (SR/Bay City, Texas), Jacob Huffman (SR/Denton, Texas), Jordan Braswell (JR/Kennedale, Texas) (pictured below left), Keegan Floyd (SR/Bartlett, Tenn.), Patrick Yarberry (SR/North Little Rock, Ark.), Ryan Cortez (SR/Redwood City, Calif.), Trenton Coles (SR/Cave City, Ark.), Tyler Houston (SR/Cherry Valley, Ark.) and Will Lindsey (SR/Batesville, Ark.) (pictured below right) will be honored prior to the doubleheader for their contributions to the program.


[Women's Golf] Lyon Women?s Golf adds Faught for 2017-18
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College golf coach Adam Buie announced the signing of Olivia Faught on Thursday. Faught will come to Lyon after attending Alma High School in Alma, Ark.Faught has earned many accolades in high school including being named the Junior PGA South Central Player of the Year in 2014, 2015 and 2016. She was also the JRPGA South Central State champion in 2015, and placed second at the 2016 Arkansas 5A West Conference Tournament. Faught also earned Arkansas All-Conference honors four straight years and earned Arkansas All-State honors in 2015 and 2016.


[Golf] Lyon Men Place 12th; Bartley leads Women in ninth
HEBER SPRINGS, Ark. – The Lyon College men's golf team placed 12th at the Natural State Golf Classic Tuesday afternoon, after recording a total score of 631. As a team, the Scots improved by seven strokes from the first round. Royce LoBianco led the men's team with a score of 152, to place in a tie for 39th place. Katherine Bartley (SR/Vilonia, Ark.) (pictured below left) recorded a total score of 171 to place tied for ninth on the women' side.Hailey Elmore (FR/Jacksonville, Ark.) finished in 31st place with a total score of 214. 


[Softball] Scots? late heroics lead to sweep over MBU
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Lyon College softball team kept their playoff hopes alive Monday evening with a sweep over Missouri Baptist, by scores of 10-1 and 3-2. The 3-2 win lasted nine innings after the Spartans tied the game in the seventh to send it to extras. Nicole Sanders (JR/Pineville, La.) gave the Scots the lead in the second contest, as she hit an RBI single to score Rachel Norman (JR/Livermore, Calif.). Kaitlyn Guevara (JR/San Jose, Calif.) led the offense in game one with three hits, while Cheyenne Black (FR/Crosby, Texas) (pictured below left) had a team leading three hits in the second game, including a home run.


[Golf] Lyon Men sit in 12th; Bartley in 2nd for Women
HEBER SPRINGS, Ark. – The Lyon College men's golf team stands in 12th place after one round at the Natural State Golf Classic. The tournament got off to a late start Monday as the first round was delayed due to inclement weather. Teams did not tee off until 11 a.m. The men's team recorded a first round score of 319, led by Royce LoBianco's (pictured below right) score of 76. He currently sits in a tie for 29th place. Katherine Bartley (SR/Vilonia, Ark.) shot an 83 and is tied for second place on the women's side.Hailey Elmore (FR/Jacksonville, Ark.) is in 31st place after carding a 110. 


[Baseball] Scots narrowly fall to No. 22 Spartans, 3-1
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Lyon College baseball team narrowly fell to No. 22 Missouri Baptist Saturday afternoon, 3-1 at the Spartans Fields. The game was the final contest of a three game series as the Spartans took the sweep over the Scots this weekend.Keegan Floyd (SR/Bartlett, Tenn.) led Lyon with three hits in the game, while Easton Moore (JR/Fort Worth, Texas) (pictured below left) added two. Moore also scored one run, while Kyle West (SO/Lewisville, Texas) added an RBI.


[Softball] Lyon splits with CBC Saturday
CONWAY, Ark. – The Lyon College softball team split a doubleheader with Central Baptist Saturday afternoon, winning 4-2 and falling 7-3. The Scots trailed 2-0 in the first game, before posting a four-run frame to seal the win in the first contest. The Scots then fell behind in the second, despite taking the early lead as the Mustangs fought off a comeback.Sabrina Garcia (SR/Camarillo, Calif.) (pictured below right) and Haley Huffstuttler (SR/Wynne, Ark.) led the charge with three hits apiece on the day. 


[Baseball] Scots fall to No. 22 Missouri Baptist in twin bill
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Lyon College baseball team fell in a doubleheader to No. 22 Missouri Baptist today, 2-1 and 11-2 at the Spartan Fields. The Scots battled with the Spartans in the first game falling by the narrow margin, before MBU sprinted past the Scots in the second game.Andrew Sauceda (JR/Las Cruces, N.M.) led the team with five total hits on the day. Alex Miles (JR/Sandy, Utah) (pictured below right) and Tyler Houston (SR/Cherry Valley, Ark.) followed with three hits apiece.


[Softball] Lyon slips to Freed-Hardeman Thursday
HENDERSON, Tenn. – The Lyon College softball team fell in a doubleheader to Freed-Hardeman tonight by scores of 4-2 and 12-3 at Morgan Stadium. The second game ended after five innings due to the eight run rule. The Scots held an early lead after four innings of the first game, but Freed-Hardeman struck for three runs in the fifth to take game one. The Lions then ran away with the second game after scoring nine early runs.Sabrina Garcia (SR/Camarillo, Calif.) (pictured below left), Cheyenne Black (FR/Crosby, Texas), Nicole Sanders (JR/Pineville, La.) and Allie Lewis (JR/Bettendorf, Iowa) led the Scots with two hits apiece on the night. 


[Golf] Lyon Men Finish Third; Bartley places 12th
MT. JULIET, Tenn. – The Lyon College men's golf team placed third out of six teams at the Cumberland University Spring Phoenix Invitational. The men's team tied their first round score of 294, to bring their tournament total to 588. Joshua Lunceford (JR/Mountain Home, Ark.) led the Scots with a third place finish and 3-under-par, 139. Katherine Bartley (SR/Vilonia, Ark.) led the women's side with a 12th place finish and total score of 162.Hailey Elmore (FR/Jacksonville, Ark.) (pictured below right) improved her first round score by 12 shots to post a second round total of 89. She finished the tournament in 26th place with a total score of 190. 


[Golf] Lyon Men Finish Third; Bartley leads Women in 12th
MT. JULIET, Tenn. – The Lyon College men's golf team placed third out of six teams at the Cumberland University Spring Phoenix Invitational. The men's team tied their first round score of 294, to bring their tournament total to 588. Joshua Lunceford (JR/Mountain Home, Ark.) led the Scots with a third place finish and 3-under-par, 139. Katherine Bartley (SR/Vilonia, Ark.) led the women's side with a 12th place finish and total score of 162.Hailey Elmore (FR/Jacksonville, Ark.) (pictured below right) improved her first round score by 12 shots to post a second round total of 89. She finished the tournament in 26th place with a total score of 190. 


[Baseball] Lyon loses nail biter to Arkansas Tech
RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team lost a nail-biter to NCAA Division II Arkansas Tech, 6-5 in extra innings Tuesday evening. The Scots led 5-4 late, before the Wonder Boys tied the game in the eighth and scored the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning.Will Lindsey (SR/Batesville, Ark.) led the Scots with three hits, while Logan Reddick (JR/Paragould, Ark.) and Andrew Sauceda (JR/Las Cruces, N.M.) (pictured below left) added two in the game.


[Shooting Sports] Lyon Shooting Program places 8th in San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO, Texas. – The Lyon College shooting program competed in the 2017 ACUI Collegiate competition, and finished 8th out of 32 total teams in ther division in American Trap. Dalton Lamons (JR/Desha, Ark.) led the team with a perfect score of 100, placing in second place in Class A at the National Shooting Complex.The shooting team consisted of Lamons, Sumner Barnes (JR/Batesville, Ark.), Kullins Koeling, Blake Caldwell (SO/Batesville, Ark.) and Seth Hixson (FR/Batesville, Ark.). 


[Golf] Lyon Men sit in Second; Bartley in 10th for Women
MT. JULIET, Tenn. ? The Lyon College men's golf team stands in second place out of six teams at the Cumberland University Spring Phoenix Invitational. The men's team broke the school record again with a 294 in round one. Joshua Lunceford (JR/Mountain Home, Ark.) blistered his personal/school record of 71 with new program mark of 4-under-par, 67 today and is currently tied for the tournament lead. Katherine Bartley (SR/Vilonia, Ark.) (pictured below right) sits in 10th place on the women's side after recording an 82.Hailey Elmore (FR/Jacksonville, Ark.) improved six shots on the back nine to post a 101 and is in a tie for 26th place. 


[Softball] Lyon shuts out Harris-Stowe Sunday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College softball team shutout Harris-Stowe Sunday afternoon, 11-0 in five innings at Howard and Mary House Field. The game was a continuation from the originally scheduled date of Mar. 9, when the game had been called in the third inning due to inclement weather in St. Louis, Mo.Savannah Fuller (SR/Tucson, Ariz.), Rayven Cannon (SR/Chandler, Ariz.) (pictured below left) and Sabrina Garcia (SR/Camarillo, Calif.) (pictured below right) each had two hits to lead the Scots. Fuller and Cannon also knocked in a team high three runs.


[Softball] Lyon sweeps Stephens on Saturday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College softball team rebounded Saturday afternoon with a doubleheader sweep over Stephens College at Howard and Mary House Field, 2-1 and 3-2 on 'Senior Day.' The Scots held on close in the first game, before taking a one-run lead late in the second to claim the two wins.Prior to the games Lyon softball seniors Haley Huffstuttler (SR/Wynne, Ark.), Lexi Reyes (SR/Tucson, Ariz.), Savannah Fuller (SR/Tucson, Ariz.), Sabrina Garcia (SR/Camarillo, Calif.), Tess-Hurley Brown (pictured below right) and Rayven Cannon (SR/Chandler, Ariz.) were honored for their contributions to the program.


[Baseball] Lyon pounds Eagles, stays atop standings
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team continued its winning streak as they defeated Williams Baptist in a doubleheader, 15-7 and 11-1 Saturday afternoon at Scots Field. The Scots have now won eight in a row and continue to sit in first place in the American Midwest Conference standings.Andrew Sauceda (JR/Las Cruces, N.M.) (pictured below right) and Keegan Floyd (SR/Bartlett, Tenn.) picked up four hits apiece in the first game, while Will Lindsey (SR/Batesville, Ark.) led the Scots with three hits in the second game.


[Baseball] Lyon survives late rally from WBC, 10-7
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team's offense continued to stay hot against Williams Baptist Friday afternoon, in a 10-7 win over the Eagles at Scots Field. The Scots led 10-3 in the ninth, before surviving a late comeback attempt from WBC to win the game.Kyle West (SO/Lewisville, Texas) led the team with three hits, while Andrew Sauceda (JR/Las Cruces, N.M.), Will Lindsey (SR/Batesville, Ark.), Logan Reddick (JR/Paragould, Ark.) and Keegan Floyd (SR/Bartlett, Tenn.) picked up two.


[Softball] Lyon falls to No. 2 Columbia
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College softball team faced No. 2 Columbia Friday afternoon, falling in a doubleheader 8-2 and 10-2 to the Cougars. The Scots were within striking distance early in the first game, but fell behind late in both contests at Howard and Mary House Field.Cheyenne Black (FR/Crosby, Texas) led the Scots with two hits in the first game, while Nicole Sanders (JR/Pineville, La.) had three hits and Rachel Norman (JR/Livermore, Calif.) added two in the second contest.


[Cross Country] Trausch named head Cross Country coach
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College Director of Athletics Kevin Jenkins has announced that Adam Trausch has been named the head men's and women's cross country coach of the Scots' program, which will restart this upcoming fall. The cross country programs return to Lyon after a seven year hiatus.Trausch comes to Lyon after serving as an assistant cross country/track coach at Defiance College (Ohio) in Defiance, Ohio since January 2016.


[Baseball] Lyon hopes to stay hot against Williams Baptist
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team (25-13, 14-4 AMC) hosts Williams Baptist College for a three-game series at Scots Field on Friday and Saturday. First pitch is scheduled to take place at 12 p.m., on Friday, with a doubleheader to follow on Saturday beginning at 1 p.m.Kyle West (SO/Lewisville, Texas) leads Lyon with a .318 batting average and 14 doubles on the season. Logan Reddick (JR/Paragould, Ark.) is second on the team with a .311 batting average, while Andrew Sauceda (JR/Las Cruces, N.M.) is batting .296. Jordan Braswell (JR/Kennedale, Texas) and Will Lindsey (SR/Batesville, Ark.) have each hit a team high four home runs, while Lindsey has a team leading 26 RBI's. Tyler Tognarine (JR/Cape Coral, Fla.) has the best record on the mound for the Scots as he is boasting an 8-2 mark, while Reese Chovanec (FR/Magnolia, Texas) has a team low 0.67 earned run average. 


[Softball] Lyon hosts three AMC opponents this weekend
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College softball team (17-19, 5-8 AMC) is set to host three conference opponents this weekend, all taking place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Scots will tangle with No. 2 ranked Columbia in a doubleheader on Friday, Stephens College on Saturday and play a makeup game against Harris-Stowe on Sunday.The Scots and Cougars will play a doubleheader Friday at 2 p.m. The doubleheader against Stephens will take place Saturday at 12 p.m., followed by the Scots and Harris-Stowe on Sunday at 10 a.m. in a makeup game. The entire weekend will take place at Howard and Mary House Field.


[Baseball] Ragsdale, Scots defeat CBC late, 2-1
Tyler Houston Postgame InterviewBATESVILLE, Ark. – Tyler Houston came up with the game-winning hit and Cole Ragsdale (SR/Bay City, Texas) pitched a complete game gem, to lift the Lyon College baseball team to a 2-1 victory over Central Baptist Tuesday afternoon at Scots Field. The game was a pitcher's duel throughout as Ragsdale and the Mustangs' Ben Madison battled the entire way, but in the end the Scots came out on top with the victory.Easton Moore (JR/Fort Worth, Texas) (pictured below right) led the Scots with two hits, while Houston had one hit and one RBI. Kyle West (SO/Lewisville, Texas)rdan Braswell (JR/Kennedale, Texas)gan Reddick and Keegan Floyd (SR/Bartlett, Tenn.)o picked up one hit for the Scots.


[Men's Golf] Lyon takes home crown at host event
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College men's golf team shot a tournament low round of 308 today at the Course at Eagle Mountain. The team posted 318-321-308 to finish at 947 for the week to easily outdistance themselves from Crowley's Ridge College (Ark.) and Westminster College (Mo.).August Reynolds (FR/Harrison, Ark.) took home the individual award finishing with a final round 76. His three rounds were 80-77-76 for a total of 233 to win by four. Two Scots tied for second place in Royce LoBianco and Joshua Lunceford (JR/Mountain Home, Ark.). (pictured below left) LoBianco shot 77 today and finished 79-81-77 and 237 for the week, while Lunceford shot the low round of the day again for the second time, to post 75-87-75 to also finish at 237. Nathan Wilson (SR/Garfield, Ark.) came in fourth place with a final round of 80. His rounds of 84-76-80 totaled 240. 


[Softball] Lyon rallies for sweep over BMC
Haley Huffstuttler Postgame InterviewBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College softball team pulled out two nonconference wins over Blue Mountain College Monday afternoon at Howard and Mary House Field. The Scots held on for a 2-1 win, before rallying in extra innings for an 8-7 win over the Toppers, capped off by a walk-off hit from Haley Huffstuttler.Lyon recorded five hits in the first game led by Rachel Norman (JR/Livermore, Calif.)itlyn Guevara, Cheyenne Black (FR/Crosby, Texas)lie Lewis (JR/Bettendorf, Iowa) Huffstuttler all picking up one hit apiece. Guevara and Black both led the team with three hits apiece in game two.


[Baseball] Lyon hosts AMC foe Central Baptist Tuesday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team (24-13, 13-4 AMC) hosts Central Baptist College for one game at Scots Field Tuesday afternoon. First pitch is scheduled to take place at 2 p.m. This will be the second time the two teams have met this season.  Kyle West (SO/Lewisville, Texas) leads Lyon with a .322 batting average and 13 doubles on the season. Logan Reddick (JR/Paragould, Ark.) is second on the team with a .314 batting average, while Andrew Sauceda (JR/Las Cruces, N.M.) is batting .308. Jordan Braswell (JR/Kennedale, Texas) (pictured below left) and Will Lindsey (SR/Batesville, Ark.) have each hit a team high four home runs, while Braswell has a team leading 25 RBI's. Tyler Tognarine (JR/Cape Coral, Fla.) (pictured below right) has the best record on the mound for the Scots as he is boasting an 8-2 mark, while Reese Chovanec (FR/Magnolia, Texas) has a team low 0.67 earned run average. 


[Men's Golf] Lyon sits in first place at host Invite
BATESVILLE, Ark. – After 36 holes today, the Lyon College men's golf team has posted a comfortable lead over two teams in their home event at Eagle Mountain in Batesville. The team posted scores of 318-321 in windy and soggy conditions after the storms made the course wet Sunday night.After the storms, winds were 20-25 MPH for the duration of the day making play harder. August Reynolds (FR/Harrison, Ark.) is in the individual lead with scores of 80-77. Nathan Wilson (SR/Garfield, Ark.) and Royce LoBianco are tied for 2nd after shooting 84-76 and 79-81, respectively. Joshua Lunceford (JR/Mountain Home, Ark.) shot the low round of the day with a 75 round one, but slipped to an 87 in round two. Joshua Burcham (SO/Martin's Mill, Texas) shot rounds of 85 and 88 in the fifth spot. Jarrod Smiatek (SR/North Little Rock, Ark.) 92-84, Bryce Carter (FR/Enola, Ark.) 96-84, and Dalton Homan (SO/Malvern, Ark.) 94-94 are in 8th, 9th, and 15th position in the three-team field. 


[Softball] Lyon tangles with Blue Mountain Monday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College softball team (15-19) is set to host Blue Mountain College (Miss.) in a doubleheader Monday, and take a break from American Midwest Conference play at Howard and Mary House Field. The doubleheader will begin at 2 p.m. as the Scots look to keep the momentum going against the Toppers.Rachel Norman (JR/Livermore, Calif.) leads the Scots with a .342 batting average, while Nicole Sanders (JR/Pineville, La.) follows with a .313 average. Tess Hurley-Brown (SR/Batesville, Ark.) (pictured below left) leads the Scots with two home runs, while Katelyn Thomason (FR/Searcy, Ark.) has a team leading 22 RBI's.  


[Golf] Lyon to host Spring Invite Monday, Tuesday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon Men's Golf team will be hosting a two day, 54-hole event Monday and Tuesday at the Golf Course at Eagle Mountain. Lyon will be a part of a tri-match with Crowley's Ridge College (Ark.) and Westminster College (Mo.). The players will be playing 36 holes on Monday with a 9 a.m. shotgun start.The final round will take place on Tuesday starting at 9 a.m. The event is open to the public and is free admission. Carts can be rented for spectators for a $15 charge. 


[Baseball] Scots complete sweep of Park in doubleheader
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team had some late heroics in the second game of a doubleheader Saturday afternoon, as they completed a sweep over Park University with 8-1 and 8-7 victories at Scots Field. Jordan Braswell (JR/Kennedale, Texas) knocked in the game-winner in the second contest with an RBI-single to give the Scots the late win in 11 innings.Andrew Sauceda (JR/Las Cruces, N.M.) (pictured below left) led the team with three hits in game one, while Kyle West (SO/Lewisville, Texas) (pictured below right) and Logan Reddick (JR/Paragould, Ark.) each added a pair. West, Sauceda, Braswell, Reddick, Keegan Floyd (SR/Bartlett, Tenn.) and Tyler Houston (SR/Cherry Valley, Ark.) all added two hits in the second game. 


[Softball] Lyon rebounds with sweep of Eutectics
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College softball team rebounded from their losing streak with two shutout wins over St. Louis College of Pharmacy, 9-0 and 8-0, both in five innings Saturday afternoon at Howard and Mary House Field. The Scots offense had a strong start and never looked back on their way to the easy wins.Cheyenne Herrera (FR/Colorado Springs, Colo.) (pictured below right), Rachel Norman (JR/Livermore, Calif.) and Allie Lewis (JR/Bettendorf, Iowa) sparked the Scots offense with three hits each between the two games. 


[Softball] Lyon battles to the end, falls to LUB
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College softball team battled till the very end of a doubleheader with Lindenwood-Belleville Friday afternoon, at Howard and Mary House Field. The Scots held a late lead in the second game, but would go on to fall in two close games to the Lynx, 5-3 and 5-4.Nicole Sanders (JR/Pineville, La.) and Cheyenne Black (FR/Crosby, Texas) led the team with two hits apiece, while Rachel Norman (JR/Livermore, Calif.) (pictured below left) and Haley Huffstuttler (SR/Wynne, Ark.) each had one hit and one run scored on the day.


[Baseball] Lyon holds on for 4-2 win over Park
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team continued their dominance over Park University in the all-time series, with a 4-2 win Friday afternoon at Scots Field. The Scots held off a late rally in the ninth from the Pirates, to earn their 14th win in the series, and first of a three-game weekend in the American Midwest Conference Games of the Week.Logan Reddick (JR/Paragould, Ark.) (pictured below right) had a team high two hits, while Jordan Braswell (JR/Kennedale, Texas) (pictured below left), Tyler Houston (SR/Cherry Valley, Ark.) and Kyle West (SO/Lewisville, Texas) each added one hit. Reese Chovanec (FR/Magnolia, Texas) threw eight scoreless innings to lower his ERA to just 0.67.


[Volleyball] Lyon Volleyball announces signing of local player
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College volleyball head coach Ray Green announced the signing of Taylor Blevins on Thursday. Blevins is a local product as she hails from Southside High School, playing in the defensive specialist/libero position.Blevins was named an All-Conference selection as a junior and senior, along with earning All-Conference Tournament team honors last fall. 


[Baseball] Lyon hosts Park in AMC Games of the Week
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team (21-13, 10-4 AMC) hosts Park University in a key three-game series this weekend, as both will look to gain ground on first place Columbia College. The weekend series at Scots Field has also been labeled the American Midwest Conference Games of the Week, with the teams playing one game Friday at 3 p.m., and a doubleheader Saturday at 12 p.m.Kyle West (SO/Lewisville, Texas) leads Lyon with a .315 batting average and 11 doubles on the season. Easton Moore (JR/Fort Worth, Texas) (pictured below left) is second on the team with a .292 batting average, while Andrew Sauceda (JR/Las Cruces, N.M.) is batting .288. Jordan Braswell (JR/Kennedale, Texas) (pictured below right) has hit a team high four home runs, while Will Lindsey (SR/Batesville, Ark.) has a team leading 23 RBI's. Tyler Tognarine (JR/Cape Coral, Fla.) has the best record on the mound for the Scots as he is boasting a 7-2 mark and team low 2.05 earned run average over 57.0 innings pitched. He also has six complete games, one shutout and team high 52 strikeouts. Reese Chovanec (FR/Magnolia, Texas) is also 3-1 on the year and is boasting a 0.84 ERA over 32.1 innings.


[Softball] Scots welcome LUB, SLCOP this weekend
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College softball team (13-17, 3-6 American Midwest Conference) will welcome Lindenwood-Belleville and St. Louis College of Pharmacy this weekend at Howard & Mary House Field. The Scots and Lady Lynx will play a doubleheader Friday at 12 p.m., followed by a doubleheader on Saturday between Lyon and SLCOP beginning at 2 p.m. Lyon is coming off a doubleheader loss to No. 19 Williams Baptist on Tuesday, falling 8-0 and 1-0.Rachel Norman (JR/Livermore, Calif.) leads the Scots with a .347 batting average, while Nicole Sanders (JR/Pineville, La.) is posting a .337 mark. Norman also leads the team with two triples. Tess Hurley-Brown (SR/Batesville, Ark.) has a team high two home runs and Katelyn Thomason (FR/Searcy, Ark.) has knocked in 21 runs.


[Baseball] Lyon splits with Ecclesia Tuesday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team split with Ecclesia College Tuesday afternoon at Scots Field, falling 6-2 and winning 13-1. The Scots took advantage of six errors in the second game, to score early and often in the finale.In the first game, Andrew Sauceda (JR/Las Cruces, N.M.) led the team with two hits, while Logan Reddick (JR/Paragould, Ark.) and Kylan Barnett (FR/West Palm Beach, Fla.) each had two hits in the second game.


[Softball] Scots struggle, fall to WBC in doubleheader
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College softball team faced a tough American Midwest Conference opponent in No. 19 Williams Baptist Tuesday afternoon at Howard and Mary House Field. The Scots offense struggled, falling 8-0 and 1-0 in the doubleheader.Cheyenne Black (FR/Crosby, Texas) (pictured below left) led the team with two hits on the day, while Kaitlyn Guevara (JR/San Jose, Calif.) and Allie Lewis (JR/Bettendorf, Iowa) (pictured below right) each had one.


[Baseball] Lyon hosts Ecclesia College Tuesday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team (20-12) returns to Scots Field Tuesday when they host Ecclesia College (Ark.). The doubleheader is scheduled to start at 1 p.m., as the Scots will host their next nine contests at Scots Field.Kyle West (SO/Lewisville, Texas) leads Lyon with a .315 batting average and 11 doubles on the season. Will Lindsey (SR/Batesville, Ark.) and Easton Moore (JR/Fort Worth, Texas) follow, as Lindsey is batting .301 and Moore is posting a .298 batting average. Jordan Braswell (JR/Kennedale, Texas) has hit a team high four home runs, while Lindsey has a team leading 22 RBI's. Tyler Tognarine (JR/Cape Coral, Fla.) has the best record on the mound for the Scots as he is boasting a 7-2 mark and team low 2.05 earned run average over 57.0 innings pitched. He also has six complete games, one shutout and team high 52 strikeouts. 


[Softball] Scots host No. 19 Williams Baptist Tuesday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College softball team (13-15, 3-4 American Midwest Conference) is set to host No. 19 Williams Baptist in a doubleheader Tuesday to continue their long conference stretch of games. First pitch for the twin bill is scheduled for 2 p.m. at Howard & Mary House Field.Katelyn Thomason (FR/Searcy, Ark.) and Rachel Norman (JR/Livermore, Calif.) lead the Scots with a .365 batting average, while Nicole Sanders (JR/Pineville, La.) follows with a .364 average. Tess Hurley-Brown (SR/Batesville, Ark.) leads the Scots with two home runs, while Thomason has a team leading 21 RBI's.  


[Softball] Scots slip to Pirates in doubleheader
PARKVILLE, Mo. – It was a slugfest on Sunday at the Park softball complex, with a combined 18 runs scored between the Lyon College softball team and Park University. Both teams played a competitive first game as the Scots fell 7-5, followed by a 6-1 victory for the Pirates.Cheyenne Herrera (FR/Colorado Springs, Colo.), Nicole Sanders (JR/Pineville, La.) (pictured below right), Tess Hurley-Brown (SR/Batesville, Ark.) and Haley Huffstuttler (SR/Wynne, Ark.) each had two hits in the first game. Rachel Norman (JR/Livermore, Calif.) and Savannah Fuller (SR/Tucson, Ariz.) led Lyon in the second game with two hits apiece. 


[Softball] Lyon falls in doubleheader to William Woods
FULTON, Mo. – The Lyon College softball team kept pace with American Midwest Conference opponent William Woods, but fell 2-0 and 3-2 in a doubleheader Friday afternoon. The final game of the day went into extra innings, after Lexi Reyes (SR/Tucson, Ariz.) hit an RBI-single in the seventh, but the Owls later walked-off in the eighth on an RBI-single.Kaitlyn Guevara (JR/San Jose, Calif.) (pictured below right) led the Scots with three hits and two runs scored on the day, while Rachel Norman (JR/Livermore, Calif.) and Katelyn Thomason (FR/Searcy, Ark.) each had two hits.


[Baseball] Lyon falls in doubleheader to Freed-Hardeman
HENDERSON, Tenn. – After coming off a stunning comeback victory Thursday night, the Lyon College baseball team played Freed-Hardeman close Friday, but fell 4-3 and 6-5 in a doubleheader at Carnes Field. The Scots had the lead in the middle of both games, but the Lions proved to be too much down the stretch to take two one-run victories to close out the series.Jordan Braswell (JR/Kennedale, Texas) led the Scots with three hits on the day, while several other players had two hits apiece. 


[Baseball] Lyon rallies for 4-3 win over Freed-Hardeman
HENDERSON, Tenn. – The Lyon College baseball team used a late rally to take a 4-3 lead in the eighth inning, before holding on for the win against Freed-Hardeman Thursday night. Despite Freed-Hardeman's Brandon Guske pitching a no-hitter through 7 2/3 innings and striking out 17 batters, Lyon connected for four straight hits and scored three runs in the inning to make the comeback at Carnes Field.Kyle West (SO/Lewisville, Texas) played the key part on offense for Lyon as he hit a three-run double to go 1-for-4 in the game. Keegan Floyd (SR/Bartlett, Tenn.), Andrew Sauceda (JR/Las Cruces, N.M.) (pictured below left) and Tyler Houston (SR/Cherry Valley, Ark.) also had one hit to give the team four for the game.


[Women's Basketball] Moore selected to NAIA All-America Third Team
2016-17 NAIA Division I Women's Basketball All-AmericansKANSAS CITY, Mo. – Lyon College women's basketball player Kiara Moore (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) has been named a 2016-17 NAIA Third Team All-American, which was announced by the national office on Thursday. Moore becomes the 10th player in program history to earn NAIA All-American status. The Scots have also had at least one All-American in eight straight years, dating back to 2009.   A total of 30 women's basketball players were selected as All-Americans, with 10 on each of the three teams.


[Softball] Scots fall 13-4 to tough Central Arkansas squad
CONWAY, Ark. – The Lyon College softball team hung tough with NCAA Division I the University of Central Arkansas early, but the Bears grabbed a 5-0 lead in the third before defeating the Scots 13-4 Wednesday night. The game was a makeup game from Feb. 28, which had been rescheduled due to inclement weather.Rachel Norman (JR/Livermore, Calif.) and Nicole Sanders (JR/Pineville, La.) each picked up a pair of hits for Lyon, while Sanders, Katelyn Thomason (FR/Searcy, Ark.) and Tess Hurley-Brown (SR/Batesville, Ark.) each had one RBI. 


[Baseball] Lyon makes comeback, falls 6-5 to OBU
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Trailing 6-0, the Lyon College baseball team made a late comeback attempt by posting a five run seventh against Ouachita Baptist Tuesday afternoon at Scots Field. The Tigers however, came out on top with a 6-5 victory to split the season series at one apiece between the two schools.Jordan Braswell (JR/Kennedale, Texas) and Keegan Floyd (SR/Bartlett, Tenn.) paced the Scots offense, as each had two hits in the game. Floyd also added two RBI's and one run scored, while Braswell had one run and one RBI. 


[Men's Golf] Lyon Men Finish 6th at Buccaneer Classic
The Lyon Men's Golf team jumped two spots to finish 6th in a ten team field at Christian Brothers University. The team shot a school record 296 today in the final round.August Reynolds (FR/Harrison, Ark.) led the team with a new personal record of 72. He finished 78-77-72 three round total of 227 to place 17th. Royce LoBianco again was in the 70s with a final round 75. His tournament total of 229 got him tied for 20th place. Joshua Lunceford (JR/Mountain Home, Ark.) came back with a strong 75 to bring his three round total 233 and placed 30th. Nathan Wilson (SR/Garfield, Ark.) tied a personal best with a 74 in the final round to finish at 33rd with a total of 235. Joshua Burcham (SO/Martin's Mill, Texas) shot rounds of 85-84-87 in his first action of the year to finish at 46th place. 


[Men's Basketball] Burt earns 2016-17 NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athlete award
2016-17 NAIA Division I Men's Basketball Scholar-AthletesKANSAS CITY, Mo. – Lyon College men's basketball player Joe Burt (SR/St. Cloud, Minn.) has been named a 2016-17 NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athlete, the national office announced on Monday. Burt is the 12th men's basketball player to earn the award in program history, and first since 2014.  In order to be nominated by an institution's head coach or sports information director, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved junior academic status.


[Women's Basketball] Taylor named 2016-17 NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athlete
2016-17 NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Scholar-AthletesKANSAS CITY, Mo. – Lyon College women's basketball player Elliot Taylor (SR/Cabot, Ark.) has been named a 2016-17 NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athlete, the national office announced on Monday. Taylor is the eighth women's basketball player in program history to be named to the list, and first since 2013.   In order to be nominated by an institution's head coach or sports information director, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved junior academic status.


[Baseball] Lyon hosts NCAA Division II Ouachita Baptist Tuesday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team (19-9) returns to Scots Field Tuesday when they host NCAA Division II Ouachita Baptist University (Ark.). The game is scheduled to start at 2 p.m., as the Scots look to continue their winning streak, winning the last three contests on their schedule.Kyle West (SO/Lewisville, Texas) leads Lyon with a .342 batting average and eight doubles on the season. Easton Moore (JR/Fort Worth, Texas) and Will Lindsey (SR/Batesville, Ark.) follow, as Moore is batting .320 and Lindsey is posting a .315 batting average. Jordan Braswell (JR/Kennedale, Texas) has hit a team high four home runs, while Lindsey has a team leading 21 RBI's. Tyler Tognarine (JR/Cape Coral, Fla.) has the best record on the mound for the Scots as he is boasting a 7-1 mark and team low 1.76 earned run average over 51.0 innings pitched. He also has six complete games, one shutout and team high 46 strikeouts. Cole Jenkins (FR/Little Rock, Ark.) is second on the squad with 36 fanned batters. Jacob Huffman (SR/Denton, Texas) is also boasting a 1.69 ERA out of the bullpen.


[Men's Golf] Lyon Golf sits in Eighth after Day 1 of Buccaneer Classic
Lyon College Men's Golf stands in 8th place out of 10 teams at the Christian Brothers Buccaneer Spring Invitational at North Creek Golf Club in Southaven, Mississippi. Royce Lobianco (SO/Maumelle, Ark.) fired a career best round of 72 on the first 18 holes today. He followed it with an 82 and is in a tie for 24th place. August Reynolds (FR/Harrison, Ark.) put two solid scores together with 78 round one, followed by a 77 in round two to lead the team and is in 26th. Joshua Lunceford scored 76 in round one and followed it up with an 82 currently at 33rd position. Nathan Wilson (SR/Garfield, Ark.) was consistent shooting scores of 80 and 81 and is in 36th place. Sophomore Josh Burcham shot rounds of 85 and 84 in his first action of the year in the top five and stands 43rd.After the round Lyon golf coach Adam Buie had more good things to say about the team:"Royce came up big with a career best 72 in round one. August (Reynolds) was steady all day with two solid rounds. This team is getting closer each time we tee it up."


[Baseball] Lyon sweeps doubleheader against HLG
HANNIBAL, Mo. – The Lyon College baseball team continued their momentum from yesterday, by handling Hannibal-LaGrange today winning 5-4 and 15-6 to sweep the three game series at Nichols Field Saturday afternoon. The Scots offense was solid all afternoon as they totaled 25 hits between the two games.In game one, Tyler Houston (SR/Cherry Valley, Ark.) led the way going 1-for-3 with two RBI's, while Andrew Sauceda (JR/Las Cruces, N.M.), Kyle West (SO/Lewisville, Texas) and Easton Moore (JR/Fort Worth, Texas) each picked up one RBI. Jordan Braswell (JR/Kennedale, Texas), Logan Reddick (JR/Paragould, Ark.), (pictured below left) Zane Pritchard (FR/Magnolia, Texas), (pictured below right) Dalton Ernest (FR/Pittsburg, Texas) and Sauceda each scored one run. In game two, Braswell picked up four RBI's and two runs scored, while Tucker Harris (JR/Paragould, Ark.) and West scored three runs apiece. 


[Softball] Lyon softball sweeps Hannibal-LaGrange
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College softball team earned a pair of conference wins Saturday, with some late game heroics included. The Scots walked off in game one against HLG with a 3-2 victory, before shutting out the Trojans 2-0 in the series finale.Katelyn Thomason (FR/Searcy, Ark.) earned the walk-off hit in the first game, going 2-for-4 with 2 RBI's. Tess Hurley-Brown (SR/Batesville, Ark.) (pictured below left) also hit a solo home run early in the game. Thomason and Cheyenne Black (FR/Crosby, Texas) (pictured below right) then each knocked in both runs in the second game for the Scots.


[Women's Basketball] Lyon?s comeback comes up short to Westmont, 65-53
National Tournament Schedule | National Tournament BracketBILLINGS, Mont. – The third-seeded Lyon College women's basketball team made a strong comeback in the second half, after trailing by eight at halftime to Westmont College (Calif.), but fell in the end 65-53 in the second round of the National Tournament at Rimrock Auto Arena. The Scots, who were making their second straight appearance in the second round of the tournament, opened up the third quarter on a 10-0 run to take a two point lead. The Scots kept pace with the Warriors, but Westmont made a strong push in the final period to pull out the victory.Kiara Moore (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) led the Scots with 14 points, while Elliot Taylor (SR/Cabot, Ark.) (pictured below right) had 11 points. Sarah Elkins (SO/Greenwood, Ark.) also chipped in 10 points and six rebounds. 


[Softball] Scots host HLG on Saturday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College softball team (11-10, 1-0 American Midwest Conference) is set to host Hannibal-LaGrange in their home conference opener on Saturday, as the two teams will play a doubleheader at Howard & Mary House Field. The first game is slated to begin at 12 p.m., with the second contest to follow immediately after.The Scots have had a long break since their last game, after shutting out Harris-Stowe 11-0 on Mar. 9, in which the game lasted just five innings. Nicole Sanders (JR/Pineville, La.) was tremendous on the mound for Lyon as she threw a no-hitter and struck out nine batters. Whitney Reeves (FR/Floral, Ark.) and Skyler Burke (SO/Yucaipa, Calif.) each had two RBI's, while Reeves, Rachel Norman (JR/Livermore, Calif.) and Haley Huffstuttler (SR/Wynne, Ark.) scored two runs apiece.


[Baseball] Lyon pounds Hannibal-LaGrange, 15-5
HANNIBAL, Mo. – The Lyon College baseball team got off to a fast start Friday afternoon, by scoring nine of their 15 runs in the first three innings against Hannibal-LaGrange. The Scots would eventually win 15-5 over the Trojans at Nichols Field for their seventh American Midwest Conference win of the season.Six Scots in Kyle West (SO/Lewisville, Texas), Easton Moore (JR/Fort Worth, Texas), Tucker Harris (JR/Paragould, Ark.), Logan Reddick (JR/Paragould, Ark.), Keegan Floyd (SR/Bartlett, Tenn.) (pictured below left) (SR/Bartlett, Tenn.) and Andrew Sauceda (JR/Las Cruces, N.M.) collected three hits in the game. Floyd also totaled four RBI's, while Harris added three.


[Women's Basketball] No. 3 seed Lyon claws past No. 6 seed Pikeville, 71-59
National Tournament Schedule | National Tournament Bracket Postgame Interview with Head Coach Tracy Stewart-Lange and Freshman guard Liz Henderson (FR/Newark, Ark.)BILLINGS, Mont. – In the first round of the NAIA Division I Women's Basketball National Tournament, the third-seeded Lyon College women's basketball team used a big fourth quarter to claw past No. 6 seed University of Pikeville (Ky.) Thursday morning at the Rimrock Arena. The Scots went on a 16-1 run at one point in the final period, and survived a late surge from the Bears to advance to the second round.The Scots used a balanced effort from their guards as Henderson led the team with 14 points and seven assists. Sarah Elkins (SO/Greenwood, Ark.) finished with 12 points, while Madison Riley (FR/Judsonia, Ark.) (pictured below) and Elliot Taylor (SR/Cabot, Ark.) chipped in 10 apiece.


[Women's Basketball] No. 3 seed Lyon battles No. 2 seed Westmont Friday
National Tournament Schedule | National Tournament BracketBILLINGS, Mont. – The third-seeded and ninth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team (28-5) will continue their run in the National Tournament Friday, when they take on No. 2 seed Westmont College (Calif.) in the second round at Rimrock Auto Arena at 5:30 p.m. CT. The Scots are coming off an impressive 71-59 win, over Mid-South Conference member No. 6 seed University of Pikeville (Ky.) on Thursday in first round play.The NAIA Network – the association's official video streaming home – will broadcast the first 30 games leading up to the championship final on ESPN3. The video platform, powered by Stretch Internet, allows users access to live video, statistics, and social interaction on a number of devices, including mobile. Single day passes can be purchased for $9.95, while an all-tournament package is available at $29.95. For more information and to pre-register click here.


[Women's Basketball] No. 9 Lyon opens Tourney with No. 23 UPike Thursday
National Tournament Schedule | National Tournament BracketBILLINGS, Mont. – The ninth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team (27-5) will begin their journey in the NAIA Division I Women's Basketball National Tournament, on Thursday when they take on No. 23 University of Pikeville (Ky.) at 10 a.m. CT The Scots earned one of four No. 3 seeds in the tournament, while the Bears enter as a six seed.Lyon earned an automatic bid to the National Tournament, after finishing as the American Midwest Conference Tournament runner-up. Pikeville earned one of 17 at-large bids. 


[Baseball] Lyon splits doubleheader against CBC
CONWAY, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team split a doubleheader today with American Midwest Conference foe Central Baptist College today, winning by a margin of 16-4 before falling 4-2 in the second game. Jordan Braswell (JR/Kennedale, Texas) (pictured below left) and Logan Reddick (JR/Paragould, Ark.) (pictured below right) paced the offense in game one as each of them hit home runs.Reddick, Zane Pritchard (FR/Magnolia, Texas) and Andrew Sauceda (JR/Las Cruces, N.M.) each went 2-for-4 in the first game, while Braswell, Reddick, Sauceda and Kyle West (SO/Lewisville, Texas) each recorded one hit in the second game.


[Scots] Lyon College to host All-Sports Camp April 1
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College will host an All Sports Camp on April 1, which is being organized by the college's Student-Athlete Activities Organization. The camp is called the Scots of Tomorrow Skills Camp and will last one day from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.Registration for the camp is open now until March 27 at 11:59 p.m., and is on a first come, first serve basis.


[Softball] Sanders earns AMC Pitcher of the Week
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Lyon College softball pitcer Nicole Sanders (JR/Pineville, La.) has been named the American Midwest Conference softball Pitcher of the Week, the conference office announced on Monday. This is Sanders's second player of the week honor of her career and first this season.Despite Lyon playing in just one game last week, Sanders made the most of it by throwing a five inning no-hitter on the road against Harris-Stowe. The Pineville, La., native allowed just two baserunners to reach base by error, and struck out nine in the game as the Scots defeated the Hornets 11-0. The game lasted just five innings due to the run rule. 


[Women's Golf] Bartley leading way for Scots after Day 1 at CBU
Germantown, Tenn. – The Lyon Women's Golf team fought some rough conditions today for 36 holes at the Christian Brothers University Spring Buccaneer Classic. The 9:00 start at Germantown Country Club was delayed one hour for rain. There was rain most of the first round. The high temperature in Memphis today was 44 degrees. Katherine Bartley (SR/Vilonia, Ark.) led the way by shooting first and second round scores of 96-95 and is in 27th place. Hailey Elmore (FR/Jacksonville, Ark.) (pictured below) shot a 107 in the first round and 114 in the second, and is in 42nd place.Missouri St. Louis leads the tournament with a total score of 638, while Truman State University is in second with a score of 675.


[Baseball] Lyon sweeps Randall in three game series
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team played three games against Randall University (Okla.) on Friday, and swept them in the series by scores of 6-4, 7-2 and 9-4. The Scots have now won eight games in a row.In game one, Tucker Harris (JR/Paragould, Ark.) had a team high three RBI's, while Wil Lindsey (pictured below left) scored two runs. Gunner Starr (SO/Princeton, Texas) led the offense in game two by knocking in four runs and Logan Reddick (JR/Paragould, Ark.) added two hits and four RBI's in the series finale. 


[Softball] Sanders throws no-hitter, Lyon defeats HSSU 11-0
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Nicole Sanders (JR/Pineville, La.) (pictured below left) threw her third career no-hitter and the Lyon College softball team defeated Harris-Stowe 11-0 in five innings Thursday afternoon in the team's American Midwest Conference opener. The Scots were originally scheduled to play a doubleheader, but the game was called in the third inning due to inclement weather.  Whitney Reeves (FR/Floral, Ark.) (pictured below right) led the Scots offense going 1-for-1 with three runs scored and two RBI's. Kaitlyn Guevara (JR/San Jose, Calif.) also went 1-for-1, while Skyler Burke (SO/Yucaipa, Calif.) posted a 1-for-2 day with two runs batted in.


[Baseball] Lyon returns home for three-game series vs. Randall
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team (12-8) returns from a long road trip to Scots Field Friday, as they will host Randall University (Okla.) in a three-game series, with all of them taking place on Friday. The first game is scheduled to take place at 10 a.m., with the second and third games to follow.Will Lindsey (SR/Batesville, Ark.) is the top hitter for the Scots as he is posting a .347 batting average along with three home runs. Easton Moore (JR/Fort Worth, Texas) is second on the team as he has upped his batting average to .319, while Kyle West (SO/Lewisville, Texas) follows with a .297 batting average. West also leads the Scots with six doubles. Tyler Tognarine (JR/Cape Coral, Fla.) leads the pitching staff with a 5-1 record and 1.18 earned run average. Trenton Coles (SR/Cave City, Ark.) is second on the team with two victories.


[Men's Basketball] Two Scots earn All-Conference honors
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Two Lyon College men's basketball players earned All-Conference honors this past season, which was announced by the conference office earlier this week. Tyler Robinson (FR/Bentonville, Ark.) headlines the duo as he was named the American Midwest Conference Freshman of the Year. Braden Wendel (SO/Jackson, Mo.) was a Third Team All-AMC selection.Robinson was an integral part of the Scots offense all season. The Bentonville, Ark., native averaged 10.4 points and 3.6 rebounds in 29 games played. He also shot 57.5 percent from the field and recorded nine assists and 11 total blocked shots. Robinson scored a career high 27 points twice, with the first coming against Crowley's Ridge College (Ark.) on Nov. 8, 2016. He then scored 27 points again on Jan. 28 against Park.


[Women's Basketball] Lyon earns No. 3 seed in National Tournament
National Tournament Schedule | National Tournament BracketKANSAS CITY, Mo. – The NAIA Division I Women's Basketball National Tournament bracket was released Wednesday night by the national office, and the 10th-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team (27-5) earned a No. 3 seed. The Scots are scheduled to open the tournament on Thursday, March 16 against sixth-seeded Pikeville University (Ky.) in Billings, Mont. at 9 a.m.This marks the sixth straight national tournament appearance for Lyon.


[Baseball] Scots battle back, defeat Ecclesia 7-6
SPRINGDALE, Ark. – Will Lindsey (SR/Batesville, Ark.) hit a two-run home run in the ninth inning to keep the game alive for the Lyon College baseball team against Ecclesia College. The game then went 13 innings before Kyle West (SO/Lewisville, Texas) (pictured below left) scored the eventual game winning run to give the Scots a 7-6 win.West went 4-for-6 and scored four runs to lead Lyon, while Tucker Harris (JR/Paragould, Ark.) went 3-for-7 with two RBI's.


[Men's Golf] Lyon Men Finish 12th at Mississippi College Invite
MADISON, Miss. – Joshua Lunceford (JR/Mountain Home, Ark.) (pictured below left) continued to lead the Lyon College men's golf team on the final day of the Mississippi College Invitational, with a 32nd place finish. Day two of the tournament was cut short due to inclement weather, as each team played just nine holes for the day. The Scots placed 12th in the Invitational posting a third round score of 155, to finish at 787 for the tournament.Lunceford shot a score of 40 on the final day to finish with a score of 190, while Royce Lobianco (SO/Maumelle, Ark.) finished tied for 46th, shooting a score of 35 on day two. Lobianco would finish with a total score of 197. August Reynolds (FR/Harrison, Ark.) (pictured below right) jumped four spots from the first day to post a third round score of 38, for a grand total of 201. Reynolds placed tied for 54th in the tournament. Nathan Wilson (SR/Garfield, Ark.) followed with a score total score of 204 after posting a third round score of 44, placing tied for 58th. Jarrod Smiatek (SR/North Little Rock, Ark.) rounded out the men's squad placing 64th and a total score of 209.  


[Women's Basketball] Four Scots earn All-Conference honors
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Four Lyon College women's basketball players earned All-AMC honors Monday night at the American Midwest Conference Tournament championship. Kiara Moore (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) was named to the All-AMC First Team, and the AMC Newcomer of the Year. Madison Riley (FR/Judsonia, Ark.) earned All-AMC Second Team honors, while Liz Henderson (FR/Newark, Ark.) and Ali Tucker (SO/Jonesboro, Ark.) were named All-Conference honorable mentions.Moore, a transfer from Oklahoma Baptist University has been the leading scorer this season for Lyon with 13.6 points per game. She is also shooting 42.1 percent from the field, and 34.4 percent from beyond the arc. The Little Rock, Ark., native has also posted double-figures in 20 of the team's 32 contests this year.


[Men's Golf] Lyon Men sit in 12th after first round of MC Invite
MADISON, Miss. – Joshua Lunceford (JR/Mountain Home, Ark.) led the way for the Lyon College men's golf team in both the first and second rounds of the Mississippi College Invite. The team shot matching round scores of 316-316 for 632 overall. The rounds of 316 are well below the team average of 327 in the Fall. Lyon is currently in 12th in the 14 team field.  Lunceford fired back to back 75s and is currently tied for 20th. Nathan Wilson (SR/Garfield, Ark.) shot 83-77 and is in 49th. Royce LoBianco shot 77-85 to be tied for 55th. August Reynolds (FR/Harrison, Ark.) had rounds of 81-82 and is in 58th. Jarrod Smiatek (SR/North Little Rock, Ark.) scored 85-82 and is in a tie at 61st. 


[Women's Basketball] No. 10 Lyon hangs tough, falls to No. 1 FHU in AMC Title Game
HENDERSON, Tenn. – In a battle of the two best teams in the American Midwest Conference, the 10th-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team and No. 1 ranked Freed-Hardeman Lions played a game for the ages at Smith-Kirk Court. In a hostile environment, the Scots took the Lions to overtime, and had one final shot to try and win, but fell in a heartbreaker 89-87 in the AMC Tournament Championship. The two teams were evenly matched the entire way, trading punches back-and-forth. Both squads put up almost identical percentages from the field with Freed-Hardeman shooting 50.0 percent and Lyon totaling a 46.0 field goal percentage.Kiara Moore (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) (pictured below left) led the Scots with 24 points, while Sarah Elkins (SO/Greenwood, Ark.) went off for career high 22 points. Liz Henderson (FR/Newark, Ark.) (pictured below right) followed with 17 points and a team high four assists. 


[Softball] Lyon falls 8-2 to Georgia Gwinnett
GULF SHORES, Ala. – The Lyon College softball team fell 8-2 to a tough Georgia Gwinnett squad in their final game at the Gulf Shores Invitational Sunday morning, at the Gulf Shores Sportsplex.  The Scots however, close out the weekend winning three of their five games in the tournament.  Katelyn Thomason (FR/Searcy, Ark.) and Allie Lewis (JR/Bettendorf, Iowa) (pictured below) each added an RBI in the game against Georgia Gwinnett. Thomason finished 1-for-4, while Lewis had a pinch-hit RBI single.


[Golf] Lyon College Golf Spring Preview
MEN'S GOLF ROSTER | WOMEN'S GOLF ROSTER | SCHEDULEBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College golf team is set to take the stage for the 2017 spring season, as they will play in a total of 10 events between the men's and women's teams.To start the spring season, the men's side will be traveling to Mississippi College on Monday and Tuesday to compete at the Mississippi College Invitational at Lake Caroline Golf Club in Madison, Miss. 


[Women's Basketball] No. 2 seed Lyon meets No. 1 seed FHU in AMC Championship
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The second seeded and 10th-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team (27-4) has advanced to the American Midwest Conference Tournament championship, and is set to take on No. 1 ranked and undefeated Freed-Hardeman tonight. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m., inside Smith-Kirk Court in Henderson, Tenn. The game will be a battle between two of the best in the conference as the Scots lead the AMC with 76.5 points per game, while Freed-Hardeman is ranked first in the conference holding opponents to 48.7 points.Fans who are unable to make the trip to Henderson, Tenn., can watch the game in Derby 16 on the Lyon College campus. The game will be shown on a big screen for free. 


[Softball] Lyon takes pair at Gulf Shores Invite
GULF SHORES, Ala. ? The Lyon College softball team opened the Gulf Shores Invitational with a pair of wins at the Gulf Shores Sportsplex on Friday. The Scots defeated the University of South Carolina-Beaufort 1-0, followed by a 6-4 win over Keiser University (Fla.).Rachel Norman (JR/Livermore, Calif.) scored the lone run of the game in the 1-0 win, scoring on a single from Cheyenne Herrera (FR/Colorado Springs, Colo.). Katelyn Thomason (FR/Searcy, Ark.) (pictured below left) then led the Scots in the second game, going 3-for-4 with one run scored and three RBI's.


[Baseball] Lyon closes out series with LUB, 7-1
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – The Lyon College baseball team closed out their three game series against Lindenwood-Belleville Saturday, with a 7-1 win to sweep the Lynx. The Scots now move into fourth place in the conference, as they hold a 5-1 American Midwest Conference record.Will Lindsey (SR/Batesville, Ark.) (pictured below left) and Keegan Floyd (SR/Bartlett, Tenn.) each went 2-for-4 in the game to lead the Scots. Lindsey picked up one run scored and four RBI's, while Floyd chipped in one run scored in the game. Easton Moore (JR/Fort Worth, Texas) also went 2-for-5 with an RBI.


[Softball] Lyon splits Saturday slate at Gulf Shores
GULF SHORES, Ala. – The Lyon College softball team continued play at the Gulf Shores Invitational, and split the Saturday slate, by winning 6-2 over Brewton Parker University (Ga.) and falling 4-0 to Thomas University (Ga.) at the Gulf Shores Sportsplex.Cheyenne Herrerra and Haley Huffstuttler (SR/Wynne, Ark.) each added a pair of hits in the 6-2 win, while Lyon was held to just three hits in the second game against Thomas.


[Men's Wrestling] Lyon places 28th, Miller named All-American
TOPEKA, Kan. – Dustin Miller (JR/Escondido, Calif.) highlighted the Lyon College men's wrestling team at the NAIA National Championships, as he became the first wrestler in program history to earn NAIA All-American status. Troy Mercer (SR/Rockwall, Texas) and Connor Webber (JR/Houston, Texas) also competed for Lyon at the National Tournament at the Kansas Expocentre, as Lyon placed 28th out of 49 teams.Miller started the day off with a win in a tiebreaker, 13-8 over Brewton Parker's (Ga.) Randy McCary Jr in the first round of the championship bracket. He then defeated Great Falls' (Mont.) Isaac Wilson 5-2, before falling by decision, 5-2 to Devane Dodgens of Life University (Ga.) in the quarterfinals. Miller would then win two straight matches in the consolation bracket, before falling by major decision to Eastern Oregon's Matthew Nguyen in the consolation semifinals. Miller then went on to defeat Keegan Hessler of Morningside College (Iowa) in the 5th place match by technical fall to claim fifth in the weight class. Miller finishes with a 34-14 record.


[Baseball] Lyon sweeps Lindenwood-Belleville in doubleheader
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – The Lyon College baseball team swept their Friday schedule over Lindenwood-Belleville Friday, by scores of 5-2 and 5-1. The Scots defense and pitching played a key part in stalling the Lynx defense and continuing their tremendous AMC opening season.In game one, Logan Reddick (JR/Paragould, Ark.) and Jordan Braswell (JR/Kennedale, Texas) (pictured below left) paced the Scots offense. Reddick finished 2-for-3 with one run scored and one RBI, while Braswell went 1-for-2 with a two-run home run and one run scored. 


[Women's Basketball] No. 10 Lyon runs away from No. 11 Columbia in AMC Semis
Kiara Moore InterviewBATESVILLE, Ark. – The 10th-ranked and No. 2 seed Lyon College women's basketball team did not have any problem in defeating the 11th-ranked and third-seeded Columbia College Friday night inside James C. Becknell Gymnasium, 71-52. Columbia could not buy a basket as the Scots held them to just 27.1 percent from the field in the game.Kiara Moore (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) finished one point shy of her season high with 28 points, while Elliot Taylor (SR/Cabot, Ark.) (pictured below left) posted 11 points. Sarah Elkins (SO/Greenwood, Ark.) finished just shy of her second straight double-double as she added eight points and nine rebounds.


[Softball] Lyon blows past Lady Pioneers with 34-run attack
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College softball team erupted for 34 runs on 33 hits Thursday afternoon here at Howard & Mary House Field, as Katelyn Thomason (FR/Searcy, Ark.) spearheaded the attack with a combined 4-for-7 afternoon, driving in eight runs, picking up a home run and a double, while scoring three times as she helped the Scots (7-8) to an impressive doubleheader sweep of Crowley's Ridge College (0-10), 12-0 and 22-0. Both games were stopped after five innings because of the run rule.Lyon pitcher/outfielder Nicole Sanders (JR/Pineville, La.) was also another of the Scots who put on an impressive performance. She picked up the victory in the circle in Game 1, throwing a two-hit shutout, while fanning nine and walking none. She also finished 5-for-8 at the plate in the two games, with five runs scored, three RBIs, a double and a stolen base.


[Men's Wrestling] Scot wrestlers battle for national titles
TOPEKA, Kan. – Three Lyon College wrestlers will compete for national championships and All-American honors in their respective weight classes beginning on Friday when Troy Mercer (SR/Rockwall, Texas), Dustin Miller (JR/Escondido, Calif.) and Connor Webber (JR/Houston, Texas) compete for coveted titles at the 60th Annual NAIA Wrestling National Championships, presented by USA Wrestling-Kansas at the Kansas Expocentre.Action begins Friday at 10 a.m., with four sessions, including Saturday with the championship finals beginning at 7 p.m.


[Men's Basketball] Scots can?t answer Brown, Pirates, 86-63
PARKVILLE, Mo. – A cold spell for Lyon College late in the first half and a red-hot Xavielle Brown were too much for the Scots men's basketball team to overcome Thursday night here in the Breckon Sports Center, as the No. 2-seed Park University Pirates ended the season for No. 7-seed Lyon, 86-63, in the quarterfinal round of the American Midwest Conference Postseason Tournament.Lyon ends the season with a 16-15 record, marking the third time in the last four years that the Scots have finished the season with a plus-.500 record.


[Women's Basketball] No. 2 seed Lyon welcomes third-seeded Columbia Friday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The second seeded and 10th-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team (26-4) is set to host No. 3 seed Columbia in the American Midwest Conference Tournament Semifinals Friday night inside James C. Becknell Gymnasium. Tip-off for the game will take place at 7 p.m. The Scots advanced to the semifinal round after coasting past No. 7 seed Missouri Baptist, 91-45 on Wednesday.  Lyon students will be admitted free, but must show their Lyon student ID at the gate. No passes will be accepted for postseason games, except for NAIA passes. Admission is $5 for people 13-and-over, and $2 for everyone 12-and-under. 


[Women's Wrestling] Corbett named women?s wrestling coach
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College Director of Athletics Kevin Jenkins has announced that Kevin Corbett has been named head women's wrestling coach of the Scots' program, effective immediately.Corbett comes to Lyon after serving at Doane University in Crete, Nebraska, this past year. He becomes the first full-time women's head coach. In the past three seasons the head coach has served over both the men's and women's squads. Tom Erikson will continue to serve as the men's head coach at Lyon.


[Women's Basketball] No. 2 seed Lyon hosts No. 7 seed MBU Wednesday
AMC Women's Basketball Tournament Page | AMC Women's Basketball Tournament BracketBATESVILLE, Ark. – The 10th-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team (25-4, 21-3 AMC) is set for the American Midwest Conference Tournament, as they clinched the No. 2 overall seed in the regular season. The Scots will host No. 7 seed Missouri Baptist tonight at 7 p.m. inside James C. Becknell Gymnasium in a quarterfinal matchup. The Scots swept the regular season series against MBU, defeating them 68-53 and 100-73.Lyon students will be admitted free, but must show their Lyon student ID at the gate. No passes will be accepted for postseason games, except for NAIA passes. Admission is $5 for people 13-and-over, and $2 for everyone 12-and-under. 


[Baseball] Lyon slips past Ouachita Baptist, 7-5
ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team had to escape a ninth-inning rally from NCAA Division II Ouachita Baptist Wednesday afternoon, as the Tigers scored one run in the bottom of the inning and had men on second and third base with two outs. Brody McCrary (SO/Marked Tree, Ark.) then added a strikeout to end the game, and give the Scots a 7-5 victory at Rab Rodgers Field.Easton Moore (JR/Fort Worth, Texas) led the Scots going a perfect 4-for-4 at the plate, while scoring two runs and adding two RBI's. Tucker Harris (JR/Paragould, Ark.) (pictured below left) also went 3-for-5, with a home run, one run scored and three RBI's. 


[Women's Basketball] No. 10 Lyon cruises by MBU in AMC Quarterfinals, 91-45
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The 10th-ranked and No. 2 seed Lyon College women's basketball team sprinted past No. 7 seed Missouri Baptist, 91-45 in the American Midwest Conference Tournament Quarterfinals inside James C. Becknell Gymnasium Wednesday night. The Scots led by 28 points at halftime, before outscoring the Spartans 41-23 in the second half.Four Scots scored in double-figures in the game, as Kiara Moore (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) (pictured below right) and Liz Henderson (FR/Newark, Ark.) each posted 16 points. Sarah Elkins (SO/Greenwood, Ark.) and Elliot Taylor (SR/Cabot, Ark.) followed with 14 and 12 points, respectively. Elkins also posted a double-double as she grabbed 10 rebounds. 


[Softball] Scots host Lady Pioneers Thursday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College softball hopes to continue its winning ways against Crowley's Ridge College when the two squads tangle in a doubleheader at home Thursday at Howard & Mary House Field. The meeting will be the first of home-and-home twin bills this season against the Lady Pioneers.Action will get underway at 12-noon. Both games will be broadcast on the Scots Digital Network, with live audio and video (PPV-$7.95), along with free live stats.


[Men's Basketball] Scots tangle with Pirates to open playoffs
PARVILLE, Mo. – A Lyon College defense that is ranked No. 4 in the nation in points allowed per game (62.6) and rebounds allowed per game (29.6) will be put to the test Thursday night when the Scots open the 2017 American Midwest Conference Men's Basketball Tournament playoffs on the road against Park University. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. in the Breckon Sports Center.The contest, and all AMC tournament games, will be broadcast free of charge on the American Midwest Conference portal (see link below), along with live stats from each contest. Park University will provide commentary on Thursday's quarterfinal game.


[Women's Basketball] Lyon stays at No. 10 in NAIA Top 25 Poll
2016-17 Division I Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll (Feb. 28)KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The seventh NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll of the season was released on Tuesday by the national office, and the Lyon College women's basketball team remains in the No. 10 spot. The Scots are 25-4 overall on the season and are receiving 183 total voting points. The Scots are just two total points shy of the ninth spot, and seven points shy of the No. 8 ranking.Freed-Hardeman University is still ranked No. 1, receiving all 10 first-place votes and 250 total voting points, now with a 30-0 overall record. Lewis Clark State College (Idaho) jumped to the No. 2 spot with a 29-1 overall record and 237 total voting points, while Lindsey Wilson College (Ky.) dropped to the No. 3 spot and is 28-1 on the season, while receiving 235 total points. Vanguard University (Calif.) and Shawnee State University (Ohio) are tied for the No. 4 ranking, each receiving 223 total voting points. 


[Men's Basketball] Burt voted CoSIDA Academic All-American
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Senior guard Joe Burt became only the fourth Lyon College student-athlete, and first men's basketball player in the history of the program, to be named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) College Division All-America Team. Burt was named to the elite award's second squad for 2016-17 after posting a cumulative 4.00 grade point average, the national organization announced.Burt, a Business Finance major from Saint Cloud, Minn., was one of seven members of the All-America Second Team and one of only 12 NAIA players nation-wide to be honored. He was one of only four honorees who had a 4.00 GPA.


[Football] Lyon ?Swing in Spring? tourney set for April 28
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Third Annual Lyon College Football Swing in the Spring Golf Tournament is just around the corner, and teams are urged to begin signing up for event, according to Lyon head football coach Kyle Phelps.The one-day tournament, sponsored by Colton Steak House and Grill and First Community Bank, will have an 11 a.m. shotgun start on Friday, April 28, at The Course at Eagle Mountain in Batesville.


[Softball] Lyon baseball, softball rained out today
BATESVILLE, Ark. - Tuesday's Lyon College softball and baseball games have been rained out because of inclement weather throughout the state in the overnight hours, as well as forecasted during the day. Both games have been scheduled to be made up.The Lyon softball team was scheduled to play a doubleheader in Conway, Ark. against NCAA Division I University of Central Arkansas. The teams will now play on March 22 in Conway, playing only a single game. The first pitch has been rescheduled for 6 p.m.The Lyon baseball team was slated to play NCAA Division II Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Ark. That single game will now be played on Wednesday afternoon, with the first pitch set for 2 p.m.


[Cheerleading] Lyon honors cheer squad members on Senior Day
BATESVILLE, Ark. - Two members of the 2016-17 Lyon College cheer squad were recognized on Saturday during a Senior Day celebration held between the women's and men's basketball game in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.The first senior honored was Lindsey Carter (SR/Manila, Ark.) of Manila, Arkansas. Lindsey is in her first season as a member of the cheer squad and is a Chemistry Major. Away from athletics, she is vice president of the Circle K International.She looks forward to graduating from Lyon and applying her education in the workforce. Lindsey was escorted by her parents, Jason and Tracy Carter.The second senior recognized was Kathy Wilbourne (SR/Cave City, Ark.) of Cave City, Ark. 


[Men's Basketball] Lyon comes up short vs. Hornets, 60-58
AMC MEN'S POSTSEASON TOURNAMENT BRACKETBATESVILLE, Ark. – In an emotionally-charged Senior Day regular season finale Saturday afternoon here in James C. Becknell Gymnasium,  the Lyon College men's basketball team built a 20-point first half lead, only to watch Harris-Stowe State University come storming back in the second half and then hold on for a 60-58 victory.The lead went back in forth in the final minutes, and despite the Scots trailing by four with 14.8 seconds left, they fought back within 59-58 with 3.6 seconds remaining on a trey by senior Brock Widders (SR/Alma, Ark.) (pictured below). After a foul and the Hornets' Craig Divala, Jr. converting 1-of-2 free throws, Widders had a chance to duplicate Thursday's night's heart-stopping three-pointer that beat Lindenwood University-Belleville (64-63) when he took a pass on the left side of the arc from Justas Narusas (JR/Vilnius, Lithuania). But Widders had pressure from two HSSU defenders and he couldn't get the potential game-winner to fall.


[Softball] Lyon hits ball well in split with WPU
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College junior pitcher Nicole Sanders (JR/Pineville, La.) had her second straight strong outing in the circle, holding William Penn University to just two hits as she led the Scots to a 6-2 victory over the Statesmen in Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader at Howard & Mary House Field. Despite the Scots posting eight hits in Game 2, WPU was able to come salvage a split, grabbing a 7-2 decision.Lyon is now 5-8 on the season and 2-2 at home after the split of the four-game series this weekend. William Penn owns a 4-5 record.


[Men's Basketball] Seventh-seeded Scots open AMC tourney at Park
AMC MEN'S TOURNEY BRACKETSTORY COURTESY OF THE AMCST. LOUIS, Mo. – The American Midwest Conference men's basketball regular season concluded on Saturday, and now the bracket is set for the upcoming AMC Men's Basketball Championship Tournament. Eight teams will continue their season, with seven teams hoping to earn a berth to the Buffalo Funds NAIA Division I Men's Basketball Championship at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri.The Columbia College Cougars earned the top spot in the AMC Championship field, and with it an automatic berth into the NAIA Championship. The Cougars racked up 19 AMC wins on the season, including posting an impressive 10-1 mark on the road in the AMC. The Cougars led the AMC in scoring margin, out-scoring their opponents by an average of nearly 16 points per game. Columbia also led the AMC in both field goal percentage (47.5%) and 3-point percentage (39.5%).


[Women's Basketball] No. 2 seed Lyon opens AMC Tournament against Missouri Baptist
AMC Women's Tournament Bracket(Story courtesy of amcsportsonline.com)ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The American Midwest Conference women's basketball regular season wrapped up on Saturday afternoon, and on Saturday evening, the AMC Championship Bracket was announced. Eight teams will continue their season, with seven teams hoping to earn a berth to the NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Championship in Billings, Montana.The Freed-Hardeman University Lady Lions have already locked up their place at the NAIA Championship. The Lady Lions wrapped up a perfect 30-0 regular season on Saturday afternoon, completing the first unbeaten regular season in NAIA Division I women's basketball since 2013-14. FHU led the AMC in 12 statistical categories, including scoring defense (48.3 ppg), turnover margin (+6.5/game), and assist-to-turnover ratio (1.30).


[Baseball] Scots walk off in ninth with 6-5 win over WWU
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team had to regain momentum late in the ninth, after William Woods scored two runs in the top half to tie the game in the American Midwest Conference opener. The Scots would score the game-winning run in the bottom half when Tyler Houston (SR/Cherry Valley, Ark.) hit a sacrifice fly ball to right field with the bases loaded to score Dalton Ernest (FR/Pittsburg, Texas) from third base. The win for the Scots snaps a three game skid.Kyle West (SO/Lewisville, Texas) (pictured below right) and Easton Moore (JR/Fort Worth, Texas) (pictured below left) each went 2-for-4 in the game, and knocked in a combined three RBI's for the Scots. 


[Softball] Lyon softball splits with Statesmen
BATESVILLE, Ark. – After dropping Game 1 of a pitchers dual, 2-0, to William Penn University Friday afternoon in their home opener at Howard & Mary House Field, the Lyon College Scots' bats came alive in Game 2 of the doubleheader, as Allie Lewis (JR/Bettendorf, Iowa) pounded a three-run homer in a 9-1 Lyon split.The Scots finished the day with a 4-7 season record, while the Statesmen owned at 3-4 record. The squads will square off again Saturday afternoon at 12-noon to complete the four-game series. Lyon now leads the all-time series with WPU 5-3, as the Scots have captured five of the last six meetings between the two squads.


[Women's Basketball] No. 10 Lyon pulls away from LUB, 74-58
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The 10th-ranked Lyon College women's basketball held No. 23 Lindenwood-Belleville to 1-for-11 from the field in the fourth quarter, to run away with their 20th conference win of the season, 74-58 inside James C. Becknell Gymnasium Thursday night. The Scots also had four players score in double-figures to help Lyon use the late run down the stretch.Elliot Taylor (SR/Cabot, Ark.) (pictured below right) scored a season high 17 points, while Sarah Elkins (SO/Greenwood, Ark.) had 15 points. Kiara Moore (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) and Madison Riley (FR/Judsonia, Ark.) each had 14 points.


[Men's Basketball] Widders, Scots knock out Lynx, 64-63
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Like a baseball player, Brock Widders (SR/Alma, Ark.) was due. And he came through with a grand slam on the hardwood.No, Widders wasn't playing baseball Thursday night here inside James C. Becknell Gymnasium, but he didn't let a struggling shooting night hold him back from becoming the hero. With Lyon trailing a Lindenwood University-Belleville squad that was fighting for its playoff lives, 63-61, with just over nine seconds remaining, Scots' head coach Chad Tapp didn't let the fact that his senior was 1-for-7 from three-point territory keep him from calling No. 4's number in the huddle.


[Softball] Scots open home schedule vs. WPU Friday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – After starting the 2017 season with nine road games, including five contests against NAIA Softball Top 25 squads, the Lyon College softball team will return home this weekend for its home opener. The Scots will be at the friendly confines of Howard & Mary House Field Friday and Saturday for a pair of doubleheaders against William Penn University.Action will get underway at 12-noon on both days. Friday's action will be broadcast on the Scots Digital Network, with live audio and video (PPV-$7.95), along with free live stats. Because of conflicting home sports schedules at Lyon on Saturday, there will be no live video or statistics for the third and fourth games of the series. However, William Penn will broadcast an audio stream. See links below to follow the games.


[Baseball] Lyon opens AMC play against WWU this weekend
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team (5-7) continues its long home stand Friday and Saturday, as they open American Midwest Conference play against William Woods University. Both teams will play one game Friday at Scots Field beginning at 2 p.m., followed by a doubleheader Saturday starting at 12 p.m.The series with Cumberland will be the start of another long home stand for the Scots, as they are scheduled to host seven straight home games. 


[Men's Basketball] Burt named CoSIDA Academic All-District
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – While leading the Lyon College men's basketball team in rebounding this season, senior Joe Burt is also leading the squad in the classroom as well. Burt, who has a cumulative 4.00 grade point average, has been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) College Division All-District team, the national organization has announced.Burt, a Business Finance major from Saint Cloud, Minn., was one of five members of the District 2 squad. Other members included Tyler Crater (Sr., 3.94/Marketing) of Olivet Nazarene University, Lane Mahurin (Sr., 3.48/Finance) of Indiana Wesleyan University, and Quinn Niego (Jr., 3.76/Business Administration) and Kyle Huppe (Sr., 3.92/Business Management) of Saint Xavier University.


[Scots] Nominations open for Lyon Athletics Hall of Fame
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Nominations are now being accepted for the 35th Class of the Lyon College Athletics Hall of Fame, Director of Athletics Kevin Jenkins has announced.Friends of Lyon College are urged to go online to nominate former student-athletes or anyone who has been a long-time contributor to the athletics programs at Lyon College before the deadline of March 15. There are currently 129 members in the Hall of Fame. The 2017 induction banquet will be held late next fall.


[Softball] Scots explode past Talladega, BMC with 26 runs
NEW ALBANY, Miss. – The Lyon College softball team had its most high-powered offensive day of the season on Saturday at the Blue Mountain Tri-Match held at the BNA Sportsplex. The Scots pushed 26 runs across the plate in just two games and outhit Talladega College and Blue Mountain College 17-12 as the Scots posted a two-game sweep of their opponents.The Scots opened with a 15-1 victory over Talladega College, in a game which Lyon outhit the Tornadoes 11-5. The Scots then finished play with an 11-3 win over Blue Mountain. The Scots won the game despite being outhit by the Lady Toppers, 7-6.


[Baseball] Lyon falls 8-2 to Cumberland in series finale
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team could not cash in on a couple of opportunities, as they fell 8-2 to Cumberland University (Tenn.) in the series finale Saturday afternoon at Scots Field. Lyon tied the game up twice, but the Phoenix ran away with the game down the stretch to take the final game of a three-game series this weekend.Tucker Harris (JR/Paragould, Ark.), Easton Moore (JR/Fort Worth, Texas) (pictured below right) and Tyler Houston (SR/Cherry Valley, Ark.) each went 1-for-4, with Harris scoring one run and Moore adding an RBI. 


[Men's Wrestling] Trio of Scots headed to Nationals
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Three Lyon College wrestlers posted identical second-place finishes in their respective weight classes Saturday afternoon inside the Davenport University Student Activities Center at the Midwest Regional Qualifiers Tournament and earned a trip to the NAIA Wrestling National Championships in Topeka, Kansas, on March 3.Lyon's Troy Mercer (SR/Rockwall, Texas), who captured top honors at the American Midwest Conference Tournament three weeks ago, grabbed a second-place finish in the 197-lb. weight class. He posted a 2-1 record at Saturday's tourney to improve his season record to 29-7. Mercer lost when Oscar Martinez of Indiana Tech (16-11) claimed a sudden victory decision, 3-1.


[Baseball] Lyon falls in doubleheader to Cumberland
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team ran into a hot (RV) Cumberland University (Tenn.) offense Friday, as the Scots fell 1-0 and 10-0 in a doubleheader against the Phoenix. The Scots battled throughout the first game, before Cumberland ran away in the second contest as the Scots bats were held in check.In game one, Tyler Houston (SR/Cherry Valley, Ark.), Kyle West (SO/Lewisville, Texas) and Will Lindsey (SR/Batesville, Ark.) picked up one hit apiece for the Scots. The second game saw Lyon total one hit in the game from Tucker Harris (JR/Paragould, Ark.).


[Men's Wrestling] Scots battle in Midwest Qualifier Saturday
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Eight Lyon College men wrestlers will be battling for berths into the NAIA National Tournament on Saturday when they face off against competitors from 10 schools in the NAIA Midwest Qualifying Tournament held at Davenport University.The one-day event will get underway at 9 a.m. in the DU Student Activities Center. Finals will get start at approximately 5 p.m.


[Women's Basketball] No. 10 Scots roll past SLCOP, 83-43
ST. LOUIS, Mo. ? The 10th-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team rolled past St. Louis College of Pharmacy Friday night, 83-43 inside Meramec Gymnasium. Lyon shot 47.1 percent in the game, and held the Eutectics to just one three-point basket the entire way en route to their 19th conference win of the season. The win for Lyon means the Scots have clinched the No. 2 seed in the American Midwest Conference Tournament.Ali Tucker (SO/Jonesboro, Ark.) (pictured below left) led the Scots with 12 points, while four other players scored nine points apiece in Liz Henderson (FR/Newark, Ark.), Madison Riley (FR/Judsonia, Ark.), Elliot Taylor (SR/Cabot, Ark.) and Whitney O'Dell (SO/Fort Smith, Ark.) (pictured below right).


[Men's Basketball] Scots close in on AMC Tournament spot
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Lyon College men's basketball team struggled against winless St. Louis College of Pharmacy for 20 minutes, clinging to a slim 28-26 lead over the Eutectics at the half Friday night in St. Louis Community College's Meramec Gymnasium. But the Scots came alive in the final period, widening he scoring gap with a 20-4 run in a six-minute span to put away the Eutectics, 75-53.With the victory, Lyon recorded its fourth win in the Scots last five games, moving to two games over .500 (15-13) on the year and easing back to .500 (10-10) in American Midwest Conference action. The Scots can clinch a spot in the AMC Postseason Tournament with a Park University (18-5, 15-4 AMC) victory over Lindenwood University-Belleville (14-13, 7-12 AMC) Saturday in Belleville, Ill. If the Lynx wins on Saturday, the Scots can clinch a spot with a win at home Thursday against LU-B at 7:30 p.m.


[Softball] Scots post first win of season in split
NEW ALBANY, Miss. – Lyon College junior transfer pitcher Kaitlyn Guevara (JR/San Jose, Calif.) (pictured below, right) picked up her first win in the circle as a Scot on Friday afternoon, as her team pounded out nine hits in an 8-2 victory over the Talladega Tornadoes at the BNA Sportsplex in the Blue Mountain College Tri-match. Lyon lost its second game of the day, falling to the Lady Toppers, 3-0.Lyon shortstop Rachel Norman (JR/Livermore, Calif.) (pictured below, left) continues to pound the ball early in the season. She finished the two games on Friday with six hits, tagging a triple, scoring a pair of runs, driving in two runs and drawing a walk.


[Women's Basketball] Taylor, No. 10 Lyon ease past HLG, 85-43
HANNIBAL, Mo. – The 10th-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team came out hot against Hannibal-LaGrange Thursday night as they sprinted past the Trojans 85-43, behind four Scots scoring in double-figures. The Scots held a 20-point lead at halftime, before holding the Trojans in check the rest of the way, as HLG was only able to score 13 second half points.Kiara Moore (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) led Lyon with 23 points, while Ali Tucker (SO/Jonesboro, Ark.) finished with 14 points, surpassing 300 for her career. Madison Riley (FR/Judsonia, Ark.) pitched in 13 points and Elliot Taylor (SR/Cabot, Ark.) posted her fifth career double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds.


[Baseball] Scots host Cumberland in three-game series this weekend
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team returns to Scots Field this weekend for a three-game series against Cumberland University (Tenn.). The Scots and Phoenix will play a doubleheader on Friday beginning at 12 p.m., followed by one game Saturday at 12 p.m.The series with Cumberland will be the start of another long home stand for the Scots, as they are scheduled to host seven straight home games. 


[Men's Basketball] Scots overcome HLGU in OT, 62-57
HANNIBAL, Mo. – After building as much as a 15-point lead over Hannibal LaGrange University in the first half Thursday night, the Lyon College men's basketball team squandered that spread in the second half. But when the game was on the line, the Scots' Brock Widders (SR/Alma, Ark.) (pictured below) calmly sank a three-pointer with 13 seconds remaining in regulation to force overtime. Then the Scots outscored the Trojans 11-6 in the extra period to claim a critical road win, 62-57, in the Mabee Sports Complex.The Scots recorded their third win in their last four games, including two American Midwest Conference victories in their last three road contests, to move over the .500 mark (14-13) on the year and pull to within one game (9-10) of .500 in conference play.


[Women's Basketball] AMC Game Of The Week To Feature Showdown Between Lyon, FHU
(Story courtesy of amcsportsonline.com)ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The women's basketball postseason picture is beginning to come into focus in the American Midwest Conference, and with teams down to their final few regular season games, the AMC Game of the Week will feature a top-10 showdown in west Tennessee. The NAIA #1 Freed-Hardeman University Lady Lions (25-0/19-0 AMC) will play the first of two tough home games on Tuesday night, welcoming in the #9 Lyon College Scots (21-3/17-2 AMC) for a pivotal battle. The Lady Lions cannot clinch the AMC title on Tuesday, but a victory would put them on the cusp of doing so this week.WHOLyon Scots: The Scots have lost twice in AMC play, once at home to Freed-Hardeman and once on the road at Columbia College. The Scots have managed to navigate the AMC waters with a balanced offense that has only one active player averaging in double figures – Kiara Moore at 11.5 points per game. The Scots can clinch a home game in the AMC Championship with a win, and it would also narrow the gap with the Lady Lions for the top seed and an automatic berth into the NAIA National Championship.


[Baseball] Two-run ninth helps Lyon defeat Blue Mountain 5-3
NEW ALBANY, Miss. – With a 3-3 tie heading to the ninth inning, the Lyon College baseball team scored two runs to seal a 5-3 win over Blue Mountain College at the BNA Sportsplex Tuesday afternoon. With the bases loaded and nobody out, Kyle West (SO/Lewisville, Texas) hit a 2-RBI single to left field, scoring Gunner Starr (SO/Princeton, Texas) and Logan Reddick (JR/Paragould, Ark.) to help secure the win. This was the team's first game away from Scots Field this season.Will Lindsey (SR/Batesville, Ark.) ([pictured below left) hit his second home run of the season, and finished 4-for-5 with one run scored and two runs batted in. West and Andrew Sauceda (JR/Las Cruces, N.M.) (pictured below right) followed each adding a pair of hits on the day.


[Women's Basketball] No. 10 Lyon falls 73-62 in battle with No. 1 FHU
HENDERSON, Tenn. – It was a battle between the conference's top two teams Tuesday night in the American Midwest Conference Game of the Week. Freed-Hardeman came into the night ranked first in the conference in field goal percentage defense, allowing just 31.0 percent. Lyon on the other hand, came in shooting 45.5 percent on the season, which was also ranked first in the AMC. The 10th-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team battled with the Lions all night, finding themselves within striking distance late in the game, trailing 55-47. In the end, the Scots eventually fell to No. 1 Freed-Hardeman 73-62 on the Smith-Kirk Court Tuesday night.  Kiara Moore (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) (pictured right) had another 20-point game - her third in four contests, scoring 28 points for the Scots, one point shy of her season high. Sarah Elkins (SO/Greenwood, Ark.) chipped in 13 and Elliot Taylor (SR/Cabot, Ark.) (pictured below) added eight points.


[Men's Basketball] FHU escapes Lyon?s late run, 56-53
HENDERSON, Tenn. – Leading a Freed-Hardeman University team that is receiving votes in this week's NAIA Division I Coaches' Poll by one point with 3:06 remaining Tuesday night, the Lyon College men's basketball team then went cold from the floor and were unable to overcome poor free throw shooting by the Lions down the stretch. FHU outscored the Scots 4-0 in the final three minutes to nab a 56-53 American Midwest Conference win in the FHU Sports Center.Freed-Hardeman won the game despite hitting only 2-of-6 free throws – including misses on two front-ends of one-and-one situations – in the final three minutes. The Scots' offense, which had scored nine straight points over a span of 1:55 to come back from an eight-point deficit to grab a 53-52 lead with just over three minutes remaining, stalled the rest of the way as Lyon dropped back into eighth place in the conference standings with four games left.


[Women's Basketball] Lyon slips one spot in NAIA Top 25 Poll
2016-17 Division I Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll (Feb. 14)KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The sixth NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll of the season was released on Tuesday by the national office, and the Lyon College women's basketball team fell just one spot to No. 10. The Scots are 21-4 overall on the season and are receiving 184 total voting points. The Scots have been ranked in the Top 10 the entire season, and are only five voting points shy of claiming the eighth spot in the poll.Freed-Hardeman University is still ranked No. 1, receiving all 10 first-place votes and 250 total voting points, now with a 26-0 overall record. Lindsey Wilson College (Ky.) moved up two spots to the No. 2 spot and also has an undefeated record of 24-0 and is receiving 242 total points. Vanguard University (Calif.) is ranked third with a 24-1 overall record to round out the top three. 


[Women's Basketball] Moore tabbed AMC Player of the Week
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Lyon College women's basketball player Kiara Moore (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) has been named the American Midwest Conference Player of the Week, the conference office announced on Monday. This is Moore's first conference player of the week award this season.Moore was instrumental in all three of the Scots' games last week as the team went 3-0, and is now 21-3 overall and 17-2 in the AMC. Her season high 29-point performance in a 78-73 road win over Williams Baptist on Saturday was the highlight, as she also scored 20 points in a 10-point 57-47 road victory against Harris-Stowe on Feb. 6. She also recorded 14 rebounds, eight assists and seven steals on the week, and went 16-for-20 from the free throw line for 80.0 percent.


[Softball] Generals edge Lyon in tourney finale, 1-0
ALEXANDRIA, La. – Lyon College junior hurler Nicole Sanders (JR/Pineville, La.) threw a five-hitter, while fanning four and walking only one, but the Scots' offense came up just short against No. 22-ranked Louisiana State University at Alexandria, 1-0, in the final game of the LSUA Purple & Gold Invitational on Sunday at Generals Field.WHERE THE AMC TEAMS STANDThe Scots fell to 0-5 on the young season with the setback, but put together their best defensive effort of the season thus far. The Generals improved to 6-3 on the season.


[Softball] Norman helps kick-start Lyon offense
ALEXANDRIA, La. – The Lyon College offense began to wake up on the second day of the LSUA Purple & Gold Tournament on Saturday. Shortstop Rachel Norman (JR/Livermore, Calif.) (pictured below, left) finished the two games with six hits, while Cheyenne Black (FR/Crosby, Texas) (pictured below, right) tagged a home run, but the Scots dropped games to No. 10-ranked William Carey University, 4-3, and No. 22-ranked LSU-Alexandria, 7-2, at Generals Field.The Scots produced 16 hits in the two games, including hits by seven different players, as Lyon held leads in each game before coming up just short.


[Women's Wrestling] Batiste earns WCWA All-American
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – For the third time in as many years, the Lyon College women's wrestling team had a team member that is been honored at the national level. Scot junior Alyssa Batiste (JR/Houston, Texas) posted a 5-2 record Friday and Saturday in Oklahoma City University's Freede Center to claim seventh place in the 136-lb. weight class to earn Women's College Wrestling Association (WCWA) All-American status.Batiste became the fourth Lyon woman wrestler to earn the national honor. Jazmin Perez and Jesse Grubbs were named WCWA All-American in 2015 and Taylor Alva garnered the national award last season.


[Baseball] Lyon splits final twin bill with Saint Francis
BATESVILLE, Ark. ? The Lyon baseball team split the final doubleheader with the University of Saint Francis (Ill.) of the series Saturday afternoon, falling just short 2-1 in the first game before pounding out nine runs on 12 hits to win game two, 9-5 at Scots Field.In game one, Kyle West (SO/Lewisville, Texas), Will Lindsey (SR/Batesville, Ark.), Easton Moore (JR/Fort Worth, Texas) and Logan Reddick (JR/Paragould, Ark.) recorded all of the hits for the Scots with one apiece. West led the team with three hits and three runs scored in the second game, while Tyler Houston (SR/Cherry Valley, Ark.) and Moore each picked up a pair of hits.


[Women's Basketball] No. 9 Lyon uses late rally to defeat WBC
WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – The ninth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team found themselves down late in the second half, but the Scots used an 11-0 run trailing 67-59 with 5:55 left to grab a late lead and defeat Williams Baptist, 78-73 on the road Saturday afternoon. The Scots led 72-69 with just over a minute left and played strong defense while scoring six of the final 10 points.Kiara Moore (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) had another tremendous outing scoring a season high 29 points on 10-of-22 from the floor, while Liz Henderson (FR/Newark, Ark.) pitched in 16 and Sarah Elkins (SO/Greenwood, Ark.) (pictured below) added 11.


[Men's Basketball] Scots hold off nemesis WBC, 76-64
WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – The Lyon College men's basketball team used a strong effort by a freshman and a sophomore and some clutch shooting down the stretch to knock off arch-rival Williams Baptist College, 76-64, here inside the Southerland-Mabee Center Saturday afternoon. The victory turned out to be key for the Scots, as they vaulted from ninth place to seventh in the American Midwest Conference standings.Lyon Freshman Tyler Robinson (FR/Bentonville, Ark.) overcame foul trouble to lead all scorers with 19, while grabbing six rebounds. He hit 8-of-11 field goals and 3-of-4 at the line. Sophomore Braden Wendel (SO/Jackson, Mo.) (pictured at right) chipped in 18 points, blocking two shots and dishing out four assists.


[Baseball] Lyon splits doubleheader with Saint Francis
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team rallied late in the first game of a doubleheader against Saint Francis, but fell 6-5. The Scots then shutout the Fighting Saints in game two, 10-0 at Scots Field on Friday afternoon. The Scots did however, hit their first three home runs of the year between the two games.In game one, Jordan Braswell (JR/Kennedale, Texas) (pictured below right) and Logan Reddick (JR/Paragould, Ark.) led the Scots with two hits apiece. Braswell also had three RBI's. The second game featured Tucker Harris (JR/Paragould, Ark.) adding a pair of hits, while Kyle West (SO/Lewisville, Texas) added a team high two RBI's. Harris, Will Lindsey (SR/Batesville, Ark.) and Braswell each hit home runs on the day.


[Softball] Lyon struggles against national powers
ALEXANDRIA, La. – The Lyon College softball team opened the season with a pair of national powers on Friday and the competition was as tough as their national rankings. The Scots dropped a 13-1 decision to No. 4-ranked St. Gregory's University, and then fell to No. 10-ranked William Carey University, 9-0, in the Scots' second game of the day at Generals Field in the LSUA Purple & Gold Tournament.WHERE THE AMC TEAMS STANDThe Scots dropped to 0-2 with the setbacks, but will have three more games at the tournament this weekend, playing two on Saturday and a single game on Sunday. St. Gregory's improved to 1-0 with its win and William Carey walked away from the game with a 1-0 mark.


[Baseball] Lyon hosts Saint Francis in four game series this weekend
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team has a short turnaround this weekend as they host the University of Saint Francis on Friday and Saturday. Both teams will play a doubleheader each day, with the action beginning at 12 p.m. The series with the Fighting Saints will conclude a season-opening eight game home stand.The Scots enter the weekend with an even 2-2 record, after defeating NCAA Division II Arkansas Tech 5-4 on Wednesday at Scots Field.


[Men's Basketball] Wendel, Scots hold off Mustangs, 58-55
BATESVILLE, Ark. – A series of clutch plays by a trio of Lyon College men's basketball players in the final 32 seconds was key, not only in the Scots' 58-55 American Midwest Conference victory over Central Baptist College inside James C. Becknell Gymnasium Thursday night, but could turn out to be a turning point in the team's push for a spot in the upcoming conference postseason tournament.With the Scots leading CBC 55-53, senior Brock Widders (SR/Alma, Ark.) made the first big play with 31.9 seconds remaining when he drew a charge from the Mustangs' D.J. Reed as Reed drove down the lane. Senior Joe Burt (SR/St. Cloud, Minn.) was then fouled in the backcourt and hit 1-of-2 free throws to extend the Lyon lead to 56-53.


[Women's Basketball] Tucker, No. 9 Lyon coast by Central Baptist
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Ali Tucker (SO/Jonesboro, Ark.) exploded for a career high 24 points and eight three-point field goals, on 8-of-11 shooting, as the ninth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team coasted by Central Baptist Thursday night, 86-42. The Scots shot 45.3 percent from the field overall, while holding the Mustangs to just 20.4 percent from the field.Elliot Taylor (SR/Cabot, Ark.) (pictured below) and Madison Riley (FR/Judsonia, Ark.) each pitched in 13 points, while Liz Henderson (FR/Newark, Ark.) added nine points and Kiara Moore (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) chipped in seven.


[Women's Basketball] No. 9 Lyon takes on CBC Thursday
Central Baptist Game NotesBATESVILLE, Ark. – The ninth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team (19-3, 15-2 American Midwest Conference) will host Central Baptist on Thursday inside James C. Becknell Gymnasium. Tip-off for Thursday's game is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.The Scots are coming off a 57-47 win over Harris-Stowe on Monday, which was the team's fifth straight win. Lyon is currently in second place in the AMC, sitting two games behind No. 1 Freed-Hardeman for first place in the conference. No. 13 Columbia is one and a half games behind the Scots sitting in the third spot.


[Baseball] Lyon welcomes Arkansas Tech Wednesday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team hosts NCAA Division II Arkansas Tech University Wednesday, as they continue a long season opening home stand at Scots Field. First pitch is scheduled for 1 p.m.After just three games in the 2017 season, Lyon sits in a three-way tie for fourth place in the American Midwest Conference with a 1-2 record. Central Baptist and Harris-Stowe also have 1-2 marks in the conference.


[Softball] 2017 Lyon College Softball Season Preview
2017 ROSTER | 2017 SCHEDULE | 2017 PROSPECTUSBATESVILLE, Ark. – Coming off a record-breaking season, the Lyon College softball team will be looking to make another huge stride toward its goal of making the NAIA Softball National Tournament in 2017 for the first time in the program's history. The pieces are all coming together and this could be the year the Scots bust out into the national spotlight, according to head coach Elliott Sampley.Sampley, who is beginning his third season at the helm of the Scots, said his plan was to get the program to the national tournament within five years when he arrived after the 2014 season. And with 11 returning lettermen and seven returning starters this season, in addition to four key transfers and 11 talented freshmen, he believes this could be the year it all comes together.


[Baseball] Scots rebound with 5-4 win over ATU
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team used a two out rally in the fifth inning, on their way to a 5-4 win over NCAA Division II Arkansas Tech University Wednesday afternoon at Scots Field. The Scots defense then held down the fort for the final four innings to keep the Wonder Boys in check to pull off the victory.Jordan Braswell (JR/Kennedale, Texas) led Lyon with two hits, while scoring two runs. Keegan Floyd (SR/Bartlett, Tenn.) and Easton Moore (JR/Fort Worth, Texas) each went 1-for-3 in the game with Floyd knocking in two runs and Moore recording one RBI. Moore also scored two runs in the game.


[Men's Basketball] Scots enjoy mini-camp with Special Olympians
SPECIAL OLYMPIANS PHOTO GALLERYBATESVILLE, Ark. - Members of the Lyon College men's basketball team invited Special Olympians to their basketball practice Tuesday afternoon to give back to the local community. These youngers, ages 2-8 years old, enjoyed quality time with the Scots as they got to know the Lyon team on a more personal level than just attending a basketball game."This was great for the kids," said Ronda Bryant of West Magnet Elementary. "The kids really enjoyed themselves and we appreciate the team for taking the time to spend with them."The Scots have invited the youngsters back to Thursday night's American Midwest Conference game in James C. Becknell Gymnasium, when the squad battles Central Baptist College at 7:30 p.m. The game will be the second half of a women-men doubleheader.


[Men's Basketball] Scots look to even series with CBC Thursday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – With only seven regular season games remaining, the Lyon College men's basketball team is in need of some momentum as the Scots look to obtain one of the top eight seeds for the upcoming American Midwest Conference Postseason Tournament. Lyon, which currently sits in ninth place, will be at home Thursday night to face Central Baptist College in a key league matchup inside James C. Becknell Gymnasium.The Lyon women will also be facing CBC, tipping off against the Lady Mustangs at 5:30 p.m., with the Scot men taking on Central Baptist at 7:30 p.m. Ronald Richardson will provide the live play-by-play action on the Scots Digital Network stream. Click on the links below to follow the pay-per-view broadcast and free live stats.


[Men's Basketball] Hornets clip Scots at home, 57-52
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – After making a 10-0 second-half run to take a two-point lead Monday night, the Lyon College men's basketball team appeared to be in prime position to grab a road win with 9:11 remaining. But Harris-Stowe remained close after that point and scored seven of the game's final 10 points as the Hornets posted a 57-52 American Midwest Conference win in the Emerson Performance Center.The loss overshadowed a 20-point, six-rebound effort by Braden Wendel (SO/Jackson, Mo.) (pictured at right) and 11 points and six boards by Joe Burt (SR/St. Cloud, Minn.). Lyon dropped its fifth contest in its last six tries. The Scots are now 3-7 on the road this season and 6-4 against the Hornets all-time.


[Softball] Scots softball picked 8th in AMC Coaches' Poll
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Softball season has arrived in the American Midwest Conference, with several teams set to open their 2017 season during the first weekend of February. With the conference season slated to begin in mid-March, the AMC softball coaches have picked Williams Baptist College as the preseason favorite to claim the AMC regular season crown after the Eagles played their way to a 5th-place finish at the NAIA softball World Series in 2016.Lyon College is picked to place eighth in the upcoming conference race. The Scots posted a program-record 30-20 record a year ago, finishing 13-11 in the league chase and an impressive 17-5 record at home. Lyon finished in ninth place in the 13-team race in 2016.


[Baseball] Lyon Baseball Selected 4th in AMC Coaches? Poll
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Baseball season is already in full swing, but conference play is coming up in just a couple weeks for all 11 American Midwest Conference teams. The AMC has added a team from Columbia College this season, where the Cougars will compete on the baseball diamond for the first time since 1982, and the AMC coaches have picked the Missouri Baptist University Spartans as the likely favorites to repeat as AMC Champions this season.Lyon College is picked to finish fourth in the upcoming conference race, after posting a 29-24 overall record and finishing 17-9 in the conference. The Scots finished fourth in last season's race to the crown.


[Women's Basketball] Moore, No. 9 Lyon hold off Harris-Stowe
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Lyon College women's basketball team earned a hard fought 57-47 win on the road against (RV) Harris-Stowe State Monday night at the Emerson Performance Center. Baskets were hard to come by for either team in the first half, but the Scots found a rhythm in the third quarter, outscoring the Hornets 22-10 to run away with the victory.Kiara Moore (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) finished one point shy of her season high by leading the Scots with 20 points. Liz Henderson (FR/Newark, Ark.) (pictured below right) followed with nine points and Madison Riley (FR/Judsonia, Ark.) rounded out the trio with seven points.


[Baseball] Lyon slips in series finale to OKWU, 3-0
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team slipped to Oklahoma Wesleyan University in the series finale Saturday, falling 3-0 at Scots Field. Oklahoma Wesleyan scored one run apiece in the fifth, sixth and seventh innings, while the Scots had a few opportunities throughout the game, but could not cash in.Prior to the game, Easton Moore (JR/Fort Worth, Texas) and Tyler Tognarine (JR/Cape Coral, Fla.) presented their NAIA National Gold Glove trophies to Lyon College President Dr. Donald V. Weatherman. 


[Women's Basketball] No. 9 Lyon crushes St. Louis Pharmacy, 98-30
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Five Scots scored in double-figures to help lead the ninth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team to a 98-30 victory over St. Louis College of Pharmacy on Saturday. The Scots held the Eutectics to just 24 percent from the field on 12-of-50 from the floor, while forcing a season high 26 turnovers. The win was the fifth straight against St. Louis Pharmacy, and fourth straight win of the season for the Scots.Kiara Moore (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) (pictured below left) and Ali Tucker (SO/Jonesboro, Ark.) each led the team with 14 points, while Robin Stewart (JR/Alma, Ark.) (pictured below right) came off the bench to record 12. Liz Henderson (FR/Newark, Ark.) followed that up with 11 points, while Allison Tackett (JR/Bauxite, Ark.) pitched in 10 points. Madison Riley (FR/Judsonia, Ark.) also scored nine points to go over 200 total points for her career.


[Men's Basketball] Lyon bombs Eutectics for Tapp?s 100th win
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Facing a St. Louis College of Pharmacy team that only had five players, the Lyon College men's basketball team turned up the speed, crashed the boards and pushed the ball in the paint all afternoon as the Scots recorded a 96-50 victory over the Eutectics for head coach Chad Tapp's 100th career win.Twelve different Scots played in the game, as Eric Moses (SO/Enugu, Nigeria) posted his second career double-double, scoring a career-high 23 points, while pulling down 10 boards in the victory. Braden Wendel (SO/Jackson, Mo.) (17), Kyle Snavely (FR/Siloam Springs, Ark.) (pictured below) (13), Ayden Henry (FR/Thayer, Mo.) (11) and Spencer Brown (FR/Fayetteville, Ark.) (10) also scored in double figures, as Lyon outscored the Eutectics 24-0 in fast-break opportunities and 64-14 in the paint.


[Men's Basketball] Scots come up empty vs. Spartans, 54-37
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College men's basketball team suffered through a dismal second half shooting Thursday night, connecting on only 7-of-26 (26.9%) shooting from the field, as Missouri Baptist University extended a four-point halftime lead to as many as 17 points in the final 20 minutes in a 54-37 American Midwest Conference setback for the Scots here in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.Lyon had to play the game without starting post player Tyler Robinson (FR/Bentonville, Ark.), who became ill just hours before the game. Robinson entered the game averaging nearly 11 points a game and was coming off a 13-point performance against Park University last Saturday. In his absence the Scots hit only 32.7% (16-of-49) from the field as they lost for only the fifth time in 12 home games this season.


[Women's Basketball] Tucker, No. 9 Lyon run by MBU, 100-73
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Ali Tucker (SO/Jonesboro, Ark.) finished three points shy of her career high Thursday night by leading then ninth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team with 20 points in a 100-73 win over Missouri Baptist inside James C. Becknell Gymnasium. The Scots made a late push in the fourth quarter to secure the team's third straight win, and eighth victory in the last nine games.Lyon is now an unbeaten 11-0 all-time against Missouri Baptist, winning six straight at home against the Spartans.Liz Henderson (FR/Newark, Ark.) (pictured below) followed Tuckers' 20 point outing with a career high 17 points, while Kiara Moore (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) had 14 points, five assists and four steals. Madison Riley (FR/Judsonia, Ark.) also chipped in 13 points followed by 11 points from Sarah Elkins (SO/Greenwood, Ark.). 


[Baseball] Lyon opens 2017 season at home against OKWU
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team will open their 2017 season on Friday at home against Oklahoma Wesleyan University. The Scots and Eagles will play a doubleheader on Friday beginning at 12 p.m., followed by one game on Saturday beginning at 12 p.m.The series with Oklahoma Wesleyan this weekend, is part of an eight game home stand for the Scots. 


[Baseball] Scots split season opener with OKWU
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team opened its 2017 season with a split decision at Scots Field against Oklahoma Wesleyan University on Friday. The Scots fell 4-1 in the first game of a doubleheader, before coming back to win the second game, 4-3. The Scots struggled in the first game, trying to find every possible opportunity to get a hit, but the Eagles held on for the win. The Scots bats then heated up in the second game as they were able to cling on for the victory.Kyle West (SO/Lewisville, Texas) and Will Lindsey (SR/Batesville, Ark.) each had two hits and one run batted in on the day to lead the Scots, while Logan Reddick (JR/Paragould, Ark.) also knocked in one run.


[Women's Basketball] No. 9 Lyon tangles with MBU, SLCOP this week
Lyon Women's Basketball Missouri Baptist Game NotesBATESVILLE, Ark. – The ninth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team (16-3, 12-2 American Midwest Conference) continues its home conference stretch when they welcome Missouri Baptist on Thursday, and St. Louis College of Pharmacy on Saturday. The Scots and Spartans will tip-off at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday. Lyon and SLCOP are scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. on Saturday.Both dates are part of a women-men doubleheader. During halftime of the women's and men's games on Thursday, the West Magnet Dancers will perform.


[Men's Basketball] Scots look to gain ground on AMC pack
BATESVILLE, Ark. – With only 10 American Midwest Conference games remaining in the regular season, the Lyon College men's basketball team is sitting in ninth place in the 12-team league race. And there is no better time to make a move on the pack and earn one of the eight guaranteed spots in the upcoming AMC Postseason Tournament.The Scots (10-10, 5-7 AMC), who sit one game back of Missouri Baptist University (13-9, 7-7 AMC), Lindenwood University-Belleville (13-8, 7-7 AMC) and Harris-Stowe State University (9-11, 7-7 AMC), will be at home tonight to battle the Spartans at 7:30 p.m. and then take on winless St. Louis College of Pharmacy (0-17, 0-14 AMC) on Saturday, with a chance to move up the ranks in the league chase this weekend.


[Football] Lyon football at 34 commitments for 2017
LIST OF LYON FOOTBALL 2017 COMMITMENTSBATESVILLE, Ark. – For most NCAA colleges, National Signing Day is a 'red letter day' as they make a big push to sign high school and transfer student-athletes for the upcoming year. But for NAIA institutions like Lyon College, that push began when the 2016 season ended. Although it's a measuring point for the Scots' football coaching staff, there are still three months of hard recruiting still left. As of Wednesday, the Scots have signed 34 players since the end of the season, which marks the largest number at this point in the three years of recruiting.Lyon head football coach Kyle Phelps, who completed his first year at the helm of the program and helps the Scots to a much-improved 3-8 finish, said he's happy with that number, but knows his staff still has work ahead to get the Scots' roster up to 120 players by the start of training camp in August. The number of signees and returners is currently approximately 90.


[Women's Basketball] Lyon stays at No. 9 in NAIA Top 25 Poll
2016-17 Division I Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll (Jan. 31)KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The fourth NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll of the season was released on Tuesday by the national office, and the Lyon College women's basketball team remained in the No. 9 spot. The Scots are 16-3 on the season and are receiving 182 total voting points, and are two total points ahead of Baker University (Kan.) for the No. 10 ranking.Freed-Hardeman University is still ranked No. 1, receiving nine first-place votes with a 21-0 overall record. Lewis Clark-State College (Idaho) is also undefeated with a 23-0 record sitting at No. 2. The Warriors are receiving the remaining first-place vote and 242 total voting points. Westmont College (Calif.) rounds out the top three and is 19-1 on the season, receiving 233 total voting points.


[Women's Basketball] No. 9 Lyon runs by Park, 97-53
BATESVILLE, Ark. ? The ninth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team got off to another fast start Saturday against Park University, as the Scots scored the first 11 points of the game. Lyon would lead by as much as 44 points in the game as the Scots coasted to a 97-53 win over the Pirates. A plethora of Scots also got involved in the scoring as five players posted double-figures.Ali Tucker (SO/Jonesboro, Ark.) (pictured below left) came off the bench to lead the team with 16 points, while Sarah Elkins (SO/Greenwood, Ark.) (pictured below right) scored 14 points and Allison Tackett (JR/Bauxite, Ark.) chipped in a season high 13 points. Kiara Moore (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) scored 12 points and Madison Riley (FR/Judsonia, Ark.) rounded out the group with 10.


[Men's Wrestling] Lyon?s Mercer captures AMC wrestling title
WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – Lyon College junior Troy Mercer (SR/Rockwall, Texas) defeated Williams Baptist College's Braden Zini in the championship match of the 197-lb. weight class at the 2017 American Midwest Conference Championships on Saturday here in WBC's Southerland-Mabee Center. The third time was a charm for the Scot as he captured his first tournament title and will carry momentum into the NAIA Midwest Qualifying Tournament on Feb. 18 in Davenport, Mich.Mercer was just one of several Scots who performed well at the second-ever AMC Wrestling Tournament. Teammate Connor Webber (JR/Houston, Texas) (pictured below), ranked 14th in the 165-lb. weight class, posted a 2-1 record and was narrowly defeated in a decision loss to Ryan Whittle of Williams Baptist.


[Men's Basketball] Pirates overcome Robinson, Scots, 74-68
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College men's basketball team hit 60% of its field goals and 57.1% from three-point territory in the second half Saturday afternoon, but couldn't overcome a Park Pirate team that built a 14-point lead with 5:22 remaining, falling 74-68 in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.Despite Tyler Robinson (FR/Bentonville, Ark.) tying a career-high with 27 points on 13-of-18 shooting from the field, the Pirates handed Lyon only its fourth home loss of the season in 11 games, as Park scored 21 points off 20 Scot turnovers.


[Women's Wrestling] Douglass earns third at Bearcat Open
LEBANON, Ill. – The Lyon College women's wrestling team mixed it up with some of the top wrestlers in the country on Saturday, with Elissa Douglass (FR/League City, Texas) claiming third place in the 130-lb. weight class, winning her final match with a pin in only 20 seconds. Alyssa Batiste (JR/Houston, Texas) grabbed sixth place in the 136-lb. weight class at the Bearcat Open in the Melvin Price Convocation Center.The Scots finished the event with 55.5 points at the tournament, as they wrapped up preparation for next month's Women's College Wrestling Association's Nationals in Oklahoma City.


[Men's Wrestling] Lyon trio named All-AMC Wrestling
WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – A trio of Lyon College wrestlers were named to the All-American Midwest Conference Wrestling team of 12 student-athletes, the conference office announced Saturday. Scot senior Troy Mercer (SR/Rockwall, Texas), along with juniors Dustin Miller (JR/Escondido, Calif.) and Connor Webber (JR/Houston, Texas) all earned elite status in the AMC.No. 9-ranked Williams Baptist College had the most recipients on the all-conference squad with six representatives, followed by Lyon with three, Lindenwood University-Belleville with a pair and Missouri Baptist University with one representative. LU-B and Lyon were both receiving votes in the latest NAIA Top 20 poll.


[Men's Basketball] Scots return to Beck to battle Park
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The friendly confines of James C. Becknell Gymnasium has been good to the Lyon College men's basketball team this season. The Scots are 7-3 at home this season, winning their last six contests in The Beck. None of the home contests this season will be more vital that Saturday's American Midwest Conference matchup with Park University. Lyon is tied for seventh place, while the Pirates are sitting in third place. A victory would go a long way in the standings, as three games separates the third and the ninth place teams.The Lyon women will also be facing Park University and tip off against the Pirates at 1 p.m., with the Scot men taking on Park at 3 p.m. Philip Seaton will provide the live play-by-play action on the Scots Digital Network stream. Click on the link below to follow the pay-per-view broadcast.


[Baseball] 2017 Lyon College Baseball Season Preview
2017 ROSTER | 2017 SCHEDULE | TEAM PROSPECTUSBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team is gearing up for the 2017 season, and will have plenty of opportunity to make it a successful one. The Scots are hoping to improve from a top of the line finish last year, and take it a step further when they take the field in February.Last season, the Scots placed fourth in the American Midwest Conference with a 29-24 overall record and 17-9 mark in the AMC. Central Baptist finished just one half game ahead of the Scots for third place, with a 45-16 overall record and 18-9 conference mark. The Mustangs are receiving votes in the NAIA Top 25 Baseball Preseason poll, after winning the AMC Tournament crown last year.  


[Men's Basketball] Scots can?t slow hot-shooting ?Cats, 83-65
POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. – The College of the Ozarks Bobcats connected on a blistering 58.3% (14-of-24) from the field Wednesday night as they built a 13-point halftime lead and then held off the Lyon College men's basketball team in the second half for an 83-65 victory in Keeter Gymnasium.The Bobcats finished the game hitting 54.7% (29-of-53) from the field, compared to Lyon's 42.9% (21-of-49), to complete the season sweep of the Scots. The College of the Ozarks won the season opener in Batesville, 72-65, and now lead the all-time series, 10-1.


[Women's Basketball] No. 9 Lyon hosts Stephens tonight, Park Saturday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The ninth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team (14-3, 10-2 American Midwest Conference) returns to James C. Becknell Gymnasium on Thursday, after a long road trip. The Scots will host AMC opponent Stephens College tonight at 6 p.m., followed by a game against Park University on Saturday at 1 p.m., which is part of a women-men doubleheader against the Pirates.Fans are also encouraged to bring items toward the Independence County United Way Super Bowl of Caring Food Drive to both games on Thursday and Saturday. Items include: Ramen noodles, Vienna sausages, Easy Mac, canned vegetables, canned pasta, gummy snacks, coffee filters, granola bars, peanut butter crackers, animal crackers, napkins, Pop-Tarts, instant oatmeal, apple juice, cranberry juice, coffee creamer, plastic spoons, fruit cups, peanut butter, individual boxes of cereal and coffee. Monetary donations are also acceptable. The items can be dropped off in a box during the games.Saturday's game against the Pirates will also be the team's annual 'Coaches vs. Cancer' game. Head coaches from both teams will swap dress shoes for sneakers to wear with their usual game attire. The Lyon College cheerleaders will also pass buckets at halftime of both the women's and men's games, to give fans in attendance a chance to donate money. For every $1.00 donated an individual will receive a "Coaches vs. Cancer" sneaker image and can write in the name of the person they are honoring – or their own name if they simply want to show their support. These images will then be displayed in Becknell Gymnasium on Saturday to show support to fans in attendance of the games.


[Women's Basketball] No. 9 Lyon cruises past Stephens, 75-46
Elliot Taylor Postgame InterviewBATESVILLE, Ark. – Three players scored in double figures for the Lyon College women's basketball team, as the Scots used a big third quarter to cruise past Stephens College 75-46 Thursday night inside James C. Becknell Gymnasium. Lyon stepped up in the second half hitting six three-pointers, while scoring 47 total points to separate from Stephens in the end. The win for the Scots is the team's sixth in the last seven games.Madison Riley (FR/Judsonia, Ark.) led the way for Lyon scoring 16 points, while grabbing seven rebounds. Sarah Elkins (SO/Greenwood, Ark.) came away with 11 points and five rebounds, while Elliot Taylor posted 10 points and three rebounds.


[Men's Wrestling] Scots set sights on AMC wrestling titles
WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – With three of the six squads competing either ranked or receiving votes for the NAIA Wrestling Coaches' Men's Top 20 Poll, the second American Midwest Conference Wrestling Championships are set to get underway Saturday at 9 a.m. in Williams Baptist College's Southerland-Mabee Center.The event, which includes wrestlers from Lyon College, Central Baptist College (Ark.), Hannibal-LaGrange University (Mo.), Lindenwood University-Belleville (Ill.), Missouri Baptist University (Mo.), as well as WBC, features 11 wrestlers who are ranked in the Top 16 nationally in their respective weight classifications. As a team, the Eagles enter the competition ranked No. 9 nationally, while LU-B and Lyon are both receiving votes for the Top 20.


[Women's Basketball] No. 9 Lyon falls short at No. 12 Columbia
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The ninth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team played a close battle with rival No. 12 Columbia College Saturday afternoon, falling 68-67 in the American Midwest Conference Game of the Week. The Scots scored the final nine points of the game, but the Cougars still held on for the win at Southwell Complex in an epic conference battle, snapping the Scots five game winning streak. The teams have now split the season series 1-1, after the Scots defeated the Cougars 70-56 at home on Nov. 19.Kiara Moore (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) (pictured below left) tied her season high of 21 points to lead Lyon, while recording four steals and Sarah Elkins (SO/Greenwood, Ark.) posted 13 points and grabbed four rebounds. Elliot Taylor (SR/Cabot, Ark.) and Ali Tucker (SO/Jonesboro, Ark.) (pictured below right) followed with 11 and 10 points, respectively.


[Men's Basketball] No. 3 Columbia knocks off Scots, 87-62
COLUMBIA, Mo. – No. 3-ranked Columbia College hit 61.5% (16-of-26) of its first-half field goals to build a 20-point lead Saturday afternoon and then coasted to an 87-62 American Midwest Conference victory over the Lyon College men's basketball team in the Southwell Complex.Four different Columbia players scored in double figures, while the Cougars outscored the Scots 16-6 in points off turnovers, as Columbia (20-1, 13-0 AMC) picked up its 20th victory of the season and firmed up its AMC lead to 3.5 games. It was the Cougars' 14th consecutive victory. Lyon (10-8, 5-6 AMC) had its three-game conference winning streak snapped, as the Scots dropped to 2-3 this season against NAIA Division I Men's Basketball Top 25 squads.


[Men's Wrestling] Lyon grapplers place 25th at Missouri Valley Invitational
MARSHALL, Mo. – The Lyon College men's wrestling team battled some of the top wrestlers in the country Friday and Saturday, finishing 25th out of 33 teams at the Missouri Valley Invitational at the Burns Athletic Complex. Dustin Miller (JR/Escondido, Calif.) led the Scots with a sixth-place finish in the 125-lb. weight class.Grand View University won the event with 180.5 points, followed by University of the Cumberlands (Ky.), which finished with 117 points. Indiana Tech placed third with 115.5 points, followed by Missouri Valley College with 105.5 points and Montana State University Northern rounding out the top five with 102 points. The Scots scored 23.5 points.


[Women's Basketball] Lyon holds steady at No. 9 in NAIA Top 25 Poll
2016-17 NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll (Jan. 17)KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The third NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll of the season was released on Tuesday by the national office, and the Lyon College women's basketball team held steady ranked No. 9 for the second consecutive poll. The Scots are receiving 190 total voting points, and are just four total voting points away from surpassing Campbellsville University (Ky.) for the eighth spot.Freed-Hardeman University is once again in the top-spot, receiving nine first-place votes with a 17-0 overall record. Lewis Clark-State College (Idaho) is also undefeated with a 19-0 record sitting at No. 2. The Warriors are receiving the remaining first-place vote and 242 total voting points. Westmont College (Calif.) rounds out the top three and is 16-1 on the season, receiving 233 total voting points.


[Women's Basketball] No. 9 Lyon escapes WWU, 77-74 in OT
FULTON, Mo. – The ninth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team escaped William Woods University on the road, 77-74 in overtime Thursday night at Anderson Arena. The Scots outscored the Owls 11-8 in the extra period, including holding William Woods scoreless for nearly the first four minutes of overtime.Elliot Taylor (SR/Cabot, Ark.) led the Scots with her first double-double of the season, posting 13 points and 12 rebounds. Kiara Moore (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) (pictured below left) scored a team high 21 points and added seven assists, while Madison Riley (FR/Judsonia, Ark.) added 10 points and six rebounds.


[Men's Basketball] Red-hot Scots bump No. 23 Owls, 58-51
FULTON, Mo. – Brock Widders (SR/Alma, Ark.) connected on four straight free throws in the final 25 seconds Thursday night, as the Lyon College men's basketball team overcame a late run by Owls and posted the sixth win in its last seven games with a 58-51 American Midwest Conference victory over No. 23-ranked William Woods University in Anderson Arena.The loss was the second straight for the Owls, after dropped a 71-64 decision at home against then-No. 6 Columbia on Monday night. It was the third loss in William Woods' last four games, as WWU dropped to 13-7 overall, 7-5 in AMC action. The Owls are 6-3 at home this year.


[Scots] Lyon to host Lettermen?s Day on Jan. 28
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College athletics department will host a Lettermen's Day event on Saturday, Jan. 28 after the men's and women's home basketball games against Park University.Lyon lettermen Ryland Kieffer, David Brogdon and Kevin Jenkins want to invite former Lettermen from all sports to the Scots basketball games against the Pirates at 1 and 3 p.m. The ninth-ranked women's basketball team will play Park at 1 p.m., followed by the men's team playing at approximately 3 p.m. 


[Men's Wrestling] Webber earns second AMC wrestling award
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – For the second time this season Lyon College's Connor Webber (JR/Houston, Texas) has been named to the American Midwest Conference's (AMC) Wrestler of the Week award. He earned the award for the week ending January 15, the conference office announced late Monday.This was the third week in a row and for the fourth time in the last five award periods which the award went to a member of the Scots' squad. Webber was named the AMC's Wrestler of the Week for the second time this season, also corralling the award for the week ending Dec. 4, 2016.


[Men's Wrestling] Scots step up in 31-16 win over HLG
HANNIBAL, Mo. – Despite putting a team on the mat which was shorthanded because of illnesses to some of its personnel, the Lyon College men's wrestling team had several athletes step up with outstanding performances, including Roger Gasmann (FR/Little Elm, Texas) recording his first college pin, as the Scots knocked off Hannibal-LaGrange University, 31-16, in the Mabee Sports Complex Tuesday afternoon.The Scots, who improved to 7-10 on the season in dual action and evened their American Midwest Conference mark at 2-2, received fall victories from Gasmann in the 149-lb. weight class and Troy Mercer (SR/Rockwall, Texas) (pictured at right) in the 197-lb. class, as the Scots only lost one match on the mat during the event.


[Scots] Lyon to participate in food drive
United Way Tackle Hunger Rules and InformationBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College athletics department is participating in the Independence County United Way Super Bowl of Caring Food Drive competition from Jan. 16 until Feb. 3, as part of an NAIA Champions of Character project. Various canned goods will be collected by several locations in the Batesville area to help tackle hunger in Independence County.The event is a competition between seven different locations in Batesville, as they collect as many canned goods for points until the Feb. 3 deadline. Points are distributed as follows: Ramen noodles, Vienna sausages, Easy Mac and canned vegetables are all worth one point; canned pasta, gummy snacks, coffee filters, granola bars, peanut butter crackers, animal crackers and napkins are worth two points; Pop-Tarts, instant oatmeal, apple juice, cranberry juice, coffee creamer, plastic spoons and fruit cups are worth three points; peanut butter and individual boxes of cereal are worth four points; and coffee is worth five points. Monetary donations are also acceptable, as one point will be awarded to the respective drop off location for every dollar donated.


[Scots] Weather forces schedule changes
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Due to the icy weather conditions predicted for Kansas and Missouri region of the United States this weekend, there have been several college athletic events which have been changed that involve Lyon College teams, according to Lyon Director of Athletics Kevin Jenkins.Saturday's (Jan. 14) scheduled men/women basketball doubleheader at Harris-Stowe State University has been postponed as several inches of ice could accumulate in the St. Louis area, forecasters say. The HSSU campus is closed today and Saturday, and the icy weather could linger into next week.


[Women's Basketball] No. 9 Scots upend No. 24 LUB, 71-60
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – No. 24 Lindenwood-Belleville trailed by just nine points to the ninth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team with 3:25 left in the game, but the Scots held on for the 71-60 win over the Lynx on Thursday night. On defense, the Scots forced 22 Lynx turnovers and held LUB to 38.6 percent from the field – including 25.9 percent in the first half. The win for Lyon marked the eighth of the season away from James C. Becknell Gymnasium, and also snapped a four game winning streak for the Lynx.Lyon had four players score in double-figures led by 18 points by Sarah Elkins (SO/Greenwood, Ark.). Madison Riley (FR/Judsonia, Ark.) (pictured below left) posted 16 points, while Kiara Moore (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) (pictured below right) finished with 15 points and a team high seven rebounds. Liz Henderson (FR/Newark, Ark.) also scored 10 points and had three assists on the night.


[Men's Wrestling] No. 3 Eagles knock off Scot wrestlers, 46-7
WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – The Lyon College men's wrestling team had its hands full Thursday night, taking on the No. 3-ranked Eagles of Williams Baptist College in an American Midwest Conference regular season road dual. The Eagles put five nationally ranked wrestlers on the card, picking up four wins, as WBC recorded a 46-7 victory in the Southerland-Mabee Center.Lyon didn't go down without a fight. The Scots' Connor Webber (JR/Houston, Texas) (pictured at right) pulled off the biggest upset of the night, when he defeated 10th-ranked Ryan Whittle in the 165-lb. weight class. Webber posted a 14-4 decision.


[Men's Basketball] Scots use tough ?D? to plow past Lynx, 82-76
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – The Lyon College men's basketball team continues its strong run in American Midwest Conference play, turning 15 Lindenwood University at Belleville (Ill.) turnovers into 20 points on the offensive end, while holding the Lynx to only 39.4% (26-of-66) shooting from the field in an 82-76 league win in Lynx Arena Thursday night.Five Scots scored in double figures, with two of those players coming off the bench. Tyler Robinson (FR/Bentonville, Ark.) (pictured below, left) hit 8-of-13 field goals for a team-high 19 points, while pulling down four rebounds. Joe Burt (SR/St. Cloud, Minn.) (pictured below, right) chipped in 13 points and a team-high nine boards, Braden Wendel (SO/Jackson, Mo.) and Spencer Brown (FR/Fayetteville, Ark.) each pitched in 12 points and Kyle Snavely (FR/Siloam Springs, Ark.) scored 10 points, to go along with a career-high six rebounds. Brock Widders (SR/Alma, Ark.) dumped in nine points and Justas Narusas (JR/Vilnius, Lithuania) scored five.


[Volleyball] Frickleton named a 2016 NAIA Scholar-Athlete
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Lyon College volleyball player Katarina Frickleton (SR/Bainbridge Island, Wash.) has been named a 2016 NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athlete, the national office announced in December. Frickleton (pictured below) is the fourth Scot volleyball player to be named an NAIA-Scholar Athlete in program history, and first since 2008.In order to be nominated by an institution's head coach or sports information director, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved junior academic status.


[Cross Country] Lyon to restart cross country programs in '17
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College has announced that it will lift the moratorium on its  men's and women's cross country programs and restart them in the fall of 2017, seven years after suspending those programs, Director of Athletics Kevin Jenkins stated Monday.Lyon has begun a nation-wide search for a new head coach for the programs and hopes to name the leader by mid-February, Jenkins said. The coach will then be looking to fill squads of 12 student-athletes on both the men's and women's teams and compete for the American Midwest Conference championship in November.


[Women's Wrestling] Scots claim dual victory over Bacone, 24-20
MUSKOGEE, Okla. – The Lyon College women's wrestling team posted an unbeaten mark on the mat Friday afternoon in Palmer Center Gym, coming from behind to claim a 24-20 victory over Bacone University at the Bacone College Duals.The victory improved the Scots to a 2-1 count in dual action, giving Lyon 1-0 dual record on the road this season.


[Men's Wrestling] Scots roll over CBC at Bacone Duals, 42-12
MUSKOGEE, Okla. – The Lyon College men's wrestling team recorded its first victory over an American Midwest Conference opponent Friday afternoon, claiming a 42-12 win over Central Baptist College in the Palmer Center Gym.The win was part of a three-dual day for the Scots. Lyon dropped decisions to Bacone College, 38-12, and Benedictine College, 40-12, in matches against two squads receiving votes in the latest NAIA Men's Wrestling Coaches Poll. The Scots are also receiving votes for the Top 25 in that poll.


[Men's Wrestling] Scots fall to Bacone, Benedictine at Bacone Duals
MUSKOGEE, Okla. – A pair of teams receiving votes in the latest NAIA Men's Wrestling Top 25 Coaches' Poll proved to be too much for the Lyon College men's wrestling team on Friday, as Bacone College claimed a 38-12 win, then Benedictine College grabbed a 40-12 victory at the Bacone College Duals held in Palmer Center Gym.Lyon finished 1-2 at the event, posting an American Midwest Conference victory over Central Baptist College, 42-12, in the other matchup. The Scots are 6-9 in dual action thus far in the 2016-17 season.


[Men's Wrestling] Mercer tabbed as AMC Wrestler of Week
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The American Midwest Conference (AMC) has announced its Wrestler of the Week award for the week ending January 8. For the third time in the last four award periods the honor goes to a Lyon College Scot, as this week's honoree is Troy Mercer (SR/Rockwall, Texas).Mercer, a 197-pound senior from Rockwall, Texas, is the 15th ranked wrestler in the 197-pound weight class in the NAIA. He posted a 3-0 week at the Bacone College Duals in Muskogee, Okla. over the weekend to improve his record to 28-9 on the season. He opened the Duals with an 11-4 decision over Felipa Nava of Bacone, and he followed that up with a win by fall over Central Baptist College's Zachary Kearney. He was also the beneficiary of a forfeit in the Scots' final dual against Benedictine College (Kan.) in Lyon's final dual of the meet.


[Men's Basketball] Balanced Lyon attack sinks HLGU, 71-53
UPDATED AMC MEN'S BASKETBALL STANDINGS BATESVILLE, Ark. – A balanced offensive attack and a stingy defense was the recipe for a Lyon College blowout Thursday night, as four Scots scored in double figures and the Lyon defense turned 20 Hannibal-LaGrange University turnovers into 25 points on the offensive end in an easy 71-53 American Midwest Conference victory here in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.Joe Burt (SR/St. Cloud, Minn.) and Braden Wendel (SO/Jackson, Mo.) paced the Lyon offense with 13 points apiece, while Wendel added six rebounds and Burt picked up three steals. The Scots won their fourth game in their last five tries and improved their all-time record against HLGU to 7-2. It was the fourth straight Lyon win over the Trojans at home and fourth consecutive win in the series overall.


[Women's Basketball] No. 9 Lyon coasts past HLG, 101-44
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The ninth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team posted a season high 101 points Thursday night, as the team defeated Hannibal-LaGrange University 101-44 inside James C. Becknell Gymnasium. Thursday night marked the highest point total by the team since Dec. 19, 2015 when the Scots scored 104 points against St. Louis College of Pharmacy, in a 104-37 win against the Eutectics at home.Lyon had four players score in double-figures while having another terrific night from the field, recording a 56.3 percentage. Madison Riley (FR/Judsonia, Ark.) led the Scots with 17 points, while grabbing six rebounds. Kiara Moore (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) had 16 points seven assists and six steals, while Liz Henderson (FR/Newark, Ark.) and Sarah Elkins (SO/Greenwood, Ark.) chipped in 13 points and 10 points, respectively.


[Women's Basketball] No. 9 Lyon set to host HLG Thursday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The ninth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team (11-2, 7-1 American Midwest Conference) returns to James C. Becknell Gymnasium Thursday evening when they host conference opponent Hannibal-LaGrange University at 5:30 p.m.This will be the fourth home game for the Scots in the last five contests. The Scots have won three of their last four games, and 11 of their last 12.


[Men's Basketball] Scots look to improve AMC position vs. HLGU
BATESVILLE, Ark. – A Lyon College squad that is No. 2 in the American Midwest Conference in scoring defense (63.1) and field goal percentage allowed (39.8%) will try to shake off a close loss to Central Baptist College on Tuesday night when the Scots host Hannibal-LaGrange in the second half of a women-men conference doubleheader tonight (Thursday) in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.The Lyon women will also be facing Hannibal-LaGrange and tip off against the Lady Trojans at 5:30 p.m., with the Scot men taking on HLGU at 7:30 p.m. Ronald Richardson will provide the live play-by-play action on the Scots Digital Network stream. Click on the link below to follow the pay-per-view broadcast.


[Women's Basketball] No. 9 Lyon blitzes Central Baptist, 88-49
CONWAY, Ark. – The ninth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team had no trouble Tuesday night, storming past Central Baptist College 88-49 at A.R. Reddin Fieldhouse. The Scots held the Mustangs to under 12 points in each of the first three quarters, while shooting an astounding 55.8 percent from the field.Five Scots posted double-figures, led by 13 apiece from Liz Henderson (FR/Newark, Ark.) (pictured below right) and Madison Riley (FR/Judsonia, Ark.). Kiara Moore (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) had 12 points, while Gracen Ratliff (FR/Batesville, Ark.) and Sarah Elkins (SO/Greenwood, Ark.) each had 10 points. Henderson also led the team with seven rebounds. 


[Men's Basketball] Lyon comeback to CBC falls short, 70-65
CONWAY, Ark. – The Lyon College men's basketball team trailed Central Baptist College by 14 at the half and fell behind by 21 on two occasions in the final 12 minutes here in A.R. Reddin Fieldhouse Tuesday night. But the Scots made a furious late comeback, outscoring the Mustangs 24-10 to cut the CBC lead to three with 29 seconds remaining on a layup by Braden Wendel (SO/Jackson, Mo.). But the Mustangs hung on for a 70-65 win.Four Scots scored in double figures, led by Wendel's 18 points. Joe Burt (SR/St. Cloud, Minn.) added 15 points on 4-of-7 shooting off the bench, Kyle Snavely (FR/Siloam Springs, Ark.) came off the bench to drop in 11 and Brock Widders (SR/Alma, Ark.) scored 10 points.


[Women's Basketball] Lyon falls one spot in latest NAIA Top 25 Poll
2016-17 Division I Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll (Jan. 3)KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The latest NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll was released by the national office on Tuesday, and the Lyon College women's basketball team is now ranked No. 9. The Scots are receiving 182 total voting points, and are just 10 behind eighth-ranked Oklahoma City University.American Midwest Conference foe Freed-Hardeman University held onto the top-spot, and are also receiving nine first-place votes with a 13-0 overall record. Lewis Clark-State College (Idaho) is ranked No. 2 and is receiving one first-place vote with a 15-0 record. Westmont College (Calif.) rounds out the top three and is 12-1 on the season.


[Men's Basketball] Lyon pounds Williams Baptist, 69-64
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Needing a solid team effort to knock off a talented Williams Baptist College squad at home, the Lyon College men's basketball team received a balanced attack Saturday afternoon, as five Scots scored in double figures and the squad outrebounded the Eagles 33-26 and Lyon posted its second straight American Midwest Conference victory, a 69-64 verdict here in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.The Scots used their advantage on the boards to outscore the Eagles 12-7 in second-chance points. Lyon also shot the ball well from three-point territory, converting 10-of-20 shots beyond the arc. Justas Narusas (JR/Vilnius, Lithuania) and Brock Widders (SR/Alma, Ark.) led Lyon with 17 points apiece. Widders also added six rebounds and three assists, while Narusas pitched in four boards, four assists and a pair of blocked shots.


[Women's Basketball] No. 8 Lyon rebounds with 75-46 win over WBC
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The eighth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball rebounded nicely from a loss to No. 1 Freed-Hardeman University Thursday, by sprinting out to an early lead en route to a decisive 75-46 win over Williams Baptist University Saturday afternoon. The Scots led by as much as 30 points and entered the game ranked 17th in the nation with a 42.6 field goal percentage. Today, Lyon posted a 49.2 percentage from the field on 29-of-59 shooting.Madison Riley (FR/Judsonia, Ark.) scored a career high 23 points to lead the Scots, while Sarah Elkins (SO/Greenwood, Ark.) pitched in 10 points and six rebounds. Kiara Moore (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) (pictured below) scored nine points and Elliot Taylor (SR/Cabot, Ark.) added six points and a team high nine rebounds. 


[Men's Basketball] Lyon set for test against No. 24 FHU tonight
BATESVILLE, Ark. – If the Lyon College men's basketball team wants to challenge in the American Midwest Conference this season, the time is now to begin that move. The Scots will be at home twice in the next three days in a pair of key league matchups, taking on No. 24-ranked Freed-Hardeman University tonight (Thursday) at 7:30 p.m. and arch-rival Williams Baptist College Saturday in a 3 p.m. tipoff.Both games are the back end of women-men doubleheaders in James C. Becknell Gymnasium. The Lyon women will also be facing the Lady Lions (5:30 p.m.) and Lady Eagles (1 p.m.). Wes Hart will provide the live play-by-play action on the Scots Digital Network stream. Click on the link below to follow the pay-per-view broadcast.


[Women's Basketball] No. 8 Lyon falls in close battle with No. 1 FHU
BATESVILLE, Ark. – In the American Midwest Conference Game of the Week, the eighth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team kept pace with No. 1 Freed-Hardeman University, but eventually fell 61-49 to the Lions inside James C. Becknell Gymnasium Thursday night. The Scots struggled from the field shooting just 27.5 percent from the floor on 14-of-51 attempts.Ali Tucker (SO/Jonesboro, Ark.) led Lyon with 14 points, while Kiara Moore (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) also scored in double-figures with 10 points. Liz Henderson (FR/Newark, Ark.) pitched in eight points and four rebounds.


[Men's Basketball] Scots shut down No. 24 Lions, 55-48
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College men's basketball team, a squad which boasts one of the better defenses in the country, used its defensive pressure against 24th-ranked Freed-Hardeman University Thursday night to hold the Lions to only 21.4% (6-of-28) shooting from the field to build an 11-point halftime lead here in James C. Becknell Gymnasium. The Scots then continued the pressure in the final 20 minutes, as they held FHU to only 28.1% shooting for the game as the Scots handed the Lions (8-4, 4-1 AMC) their first American Midwest Conference loss of the season, 55-48.Lyon evened its season mark on the season at 6-6 and picked up its first conference victory (1-4), as the Scots stretched their current winning streak to two games and snapped a 16-game losing skid to the Lions, recording their first victory since Feb. 8, 2007.


[Women's Basketball] No. 8 Lyon hosts No. 1 FHU, WBC this week
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The eighth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team (9-1, 5-0 American Midwest Conference) returns to conference play on Thursday when they host their toughest opponent thus far, in No. 1 Freed-Hardeman University inside James C. Becknell Gymnasium. Tip-off is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. The Scots will then host Williams Baptist College on Saturday at 1 p.m. to finish up the week.Thursday's matchup has been labeled the 'AMC Game of the Week,' as Lyon and Freed-Hardeman both enter Thursday tied for first place in the conference with 5-0 AMC records. The Lions will enter the game riding an undefeated 11-0 mark, while the Scots are riding a nine game winning streak this year.


[Men's Basketball] Scots host Pioneers tonight in The Beck
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College men's basketball team will try to head into the Christmas break on a high note and complete the season sweep of Crowley's Ridge College tonight (Tuesday) when the Scots host the Pioneers in a non-conference matchup in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.The contest was originally scheduled to tip off at 7:30 p.m., but has been moved up to a 7 p.m. start. The game will be broadcast on the Scots Digital Network (PPV-$7.95). Click on the link below to follow the broadcast.


[Women's Basketball] No. 8 Scots survive against Panthers
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Despite shooting an uncharacteristic 28.8 percent from the field, the eighth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team survived against Philander-Smith College (Ark.) Tuesday afternoon, defeating the Panthers 62-51 inside Crawford Mims Gymnasium. The Scots had a four point lead with 6:28 remaining in the fourth quarter, before pulling away with a 12-5 run for the remainder of the game.Kiara Moore (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) (pictured below left) led the team with 16 points and nine rebounds, while adding two steals. Elliot Taylor (SR/Cabot, Ark.) entered the game just four points shy of 1,000 for her career, before posting 13 points to surpass the milestone. She also had seven rebounds and three assists. Sarah Elkins (SO/Greenwood, Ark.) and Ali Tucker (SO/Jonesboro, Ark.) (pictured below right) each added eight points.


[Men's Basketball] Robinson, Scots burn Pioneers, 80-52
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College freshman Tyler Robinson (FR/Bentonville, Ark.) has been a thorn in the side of the Crowley's Ridge College Pioneers this season. After scoring a career-high 27 points against CRC earlier this season, Robinson poured in 26 points Tuesday night, hitting 8-of-11 from the field and 10-of-14 from the charity stripe as the Scots swept the season series with the Pioneers with a decisive 80-52 victory here in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.Robinson scored 17 of his points in the first half, as the Scots built a 41-20 advantage and coasted in the final 20 minutes.  He posted his first career double-double at Lyon, ripping down a career-high 12 boards, with four of them coming on the offensive end.


[Men's Wrestling] Hill earns AMC Wrestler of Week honor
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The American Midwest Conference (AMC) has announced its Wrestler of the Week award for the week ending December 18. The Lyon College Scots picked up a huge win in non-conference dual action on Saturday, and as a result, Jacob Hill has been named as the AMC's Wrestler of the Week.Hill, ranked No. 9 in the 184-pound weight class and a native of August, Kan., helped the Scots to an upset win over the NAIA No. 9 Missouri Valley College Vikings in the Williams Baptist Duals on Saturday afternoon. Hill grabbed a 5-0 decision over Nicholas Whitehead – the 13th ranked wrestler in the NAIA in the 184-pound weight class – and the victory was key in helping the Scots pull away for the 28-23 dual victory.


[Women's Soccer] Souza named to NSCAA All-Region Team
2016 NSCAA NAIA Women's Soccer All-Midwest Region TeamsKANSAS CITY, Mo. – Lyon College women's soccer player Jessica Souza (JR/Cabot, Ark.) has been named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-Midwest Region Second Team. This is the first award for Souza, and third time a Scots women's soccer player has earned the same award. Former Scot goalkeeper Stephanie Spiteri was recognized with the same award during the 2013 and 2014 season.Souza is coming off her junior year in which she finished second on the team with 29 total points, and tied for first with 14 total goals scored. The Cabot, Arkansas native appeared in all 16 games for the Scots and registered 62 total shots with 38 shots on goal, and one assist.


[Men's Wrestling] Lyon posts 1-2 record at OCU Duals
LYON VS. CENTRAL OKLAHOMA RESULTSOKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Troy Mercer (SR/Rockwall, Texas) and Jacob Hill (JR/August, Kan.), two upper classmen for the Lyon College men's wrestling team, posted unbeaten 3-0 records in dual action on Monday as the Scots wrapped up the 2016 portion of their schedule by posting a 1-2 record at the Oklahoma City University/Champion-Hotel Duals held in the Freede Center Gym.The Scots, who are receiving votes for the NAIA Men's Wrestling Top 25 Coaches' Poll, topped (RV) York College (Neb.) in the opener, 30-15, before falling to University of Central Oklahoma's #2 squad, 38-12, and (RV) Hastings College (Neb.), 35-16.


[Men's Wrestling] Scots take down No. 9 Vikings, 28-23
WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – Lyon College took an early 18-0 lead over No. 9-ranked Missouri Valley College and then clinched the victory with decision victories by Jacob Hill (JR/August, Kan.) and Troy Mercer (SR/Rockwall, Texas) late in the dual to claim a 28-23 victory in competition held at Williams Baptist College on Friday.Lyon's Christopher Marson (SO/Denham Spring, La.) (125-lb. weight class) and Dustin Miller (JR/Escondido, Calif.) (133-lb.) gave the Scots an early lead when they received forfeit victories. Tevon Sandoz then stretched the Lyon lead to 18-0 when he recorded a fall victory over Jermaine Pryor in just 40 seconds in the 141-lb. weight class.


[Women's Basketball] No. 8 Scots find balance in 68-53 win over MBU
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The eighth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team had three players score in double-figures to help lead them to a 68-53 win over Missouri Baptist University Thursday night. It was the seventh-straight victory for Lyon, and fifth on the road this year.Kiara Moore (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) led the team with 13 points and 12 rebounds, while Liz Henderson (FR/Newark, Ark.) and Gracen Ratliff (FR/Batesville, Ark.) (pictured below right) each posted 10 points. Sarah Elkins (SO/Greenwood, Ark.) (pictured below left) also pitched in eight points and nine rebounds.


[Men's Basketball] Hot-shooting Spartans clip Scots, 68-56
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Missouri Baptist Spartans registered their first American Midwest Conference victory of the season Thursday night in the Carl and Deloris Petty Sports and Recreation Complex, hitting a blistering 57.1% (12-of-21) from the field in the second half as the Spartans pulled away from Lyon College, 68-56.Lyon trailed only 29-25 at the half despite converting only 37.5% (9-of-24) from the field in the first 20 minutes, while the Spartans converted 50% (9-of-18).  Four different MBU players scored in double figures, led by David Gabrovsek's 23 points on 8-of-12 shooting from the field. He also added three rebounds.


[Football] Lyon's Bowles to compete in all-star contest Saturday
MYRTLE BEACH, SC – The all-time leading rusher in Lyon College football history, Michael Bowles (SR/Earle, Ark.) will add to his list of accolades on Saturday when he joins NCAA Division 2 and NAIA players from across the nation to participate in the 2016 D2 vs. NAIA Challenge, which will be played at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium. The game will kick off at 3 p.m. EST.In 2011, the Collegiate Development Football League (CDFL) added this game in addition to the successful bowl games in NCAA Division 3 and the FCS. This game quickly peaked the interested of the football world because of its intriguing matchup of the two levels. Players, coaches and fans from across the country shared their enthusiasm and appreciation for the opportunity to promote the talent of NCAA D2 and the NAIA.


[Women's Wrestling] Scots finish strong at NAIA Invitational
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Three Lyon College women wrestlers posted strong performances this past weekend, with a pair finishing third in their respective weight classes and another grabbing fifth place at the NAIA Invitational in Gosser Gymnasium.Elissa Douglass (FR/League City, Texas) posted a 4-1 record in the 130-lb. weight class, earning a third-place finish, while Alyssa Batiste (JR/Houston, Texas) (136-lb. weight class) obtained a third-place finish, as well, winning her first two events before finishing 3-2. Caily Mendez (FR/Connell, Wash.) (170-lb. class) gained a fifth-place finish and posted an 0-2 record.


[Men's Basketball] UA-Fort Smith pops Lyon in exhibition, 65-48
FORT SMITH, Ark. – NCAA Division 2 University of Arkansas at Fort Smith used runs in the middle of each half Saturday afternoon to widen the scoring gap between the Lions and Lyon College, while holding the Scots to 37% (17-of-46) shooting from the field in a 65-48 exhibition loss for Lyon in the Stubblefield Center.The game was the Seventh Annual Toy Toss game for UAFS. The originator of the event back in 2010, the 2,117 fans donated about 2,300 toys when the Lions scored their first points of the contest. Despite drawing a technical foul, Lyon head coach Chad Tapp did not accept the technical, opting to support the cause that Lyon that has also supported at home with a similar event over the past four seasons.


[Scots] Southside Boys, Mountain View Girls claim Tournament Crowns
2016 High School Tournament Page   Boys Bracket   Girls Bracket   Schedule of GamesBATESVILLE, Ark. – Saturday marked the championship slate for the Lyon College/Mark Martin Automotive High School Tournament inside James C. Becknell Gymnasium, at Lyon College. Both the boys' and girls' side had a consolation championship game, and tournament championship matchup. On the boys' side, Southside defeated Cave City for the tournament championship, while Mountain View claimed the tournament crown in the girls' division.The girls' consolation game was played between Izard County and Calico Rock. Izard County held a 20-14 halftime lead, before scoring 31 points in the second half to win 51-28. The other remaining consolation championship pitted the Highland boys' against the Izard County boys', where Izard County routed Highland, 63-37. The Cougars scored 30 points in the third quarter to pull ahead, on their way to the consolation championship.


[Scots] Southside teams post big wins Wednesday
2016 High School Tournament Page  |  Boys Bracket  |  Girls Bracket  |  Schedule of GamesBATESVILLE, Ark. – The second day of the Lyon College/Mark Martin Automotive High School Tournament took place on Wednesday inside James C. Becknell Gymnasium at Lyon College.In the first game of the afternoon, the Pocahontas High School boys' team defeated the Izard County Consolidated boys' squad in a close 43-39 battle. The second game of the day featured the Mountain View girls' team sprinting to a 48-25 victory over the Calico Rock girls' squad. The third game pitted the Mountain View boys' team against the Calico Rock boys' team, where Mountain View held on for a 34-30 victory.


[Scots] Cave City dominates Day 3 of HS Tournament
2016 High School Tournament Page   Boys Bracket   Girls Bracket   Schedule of GamesBATESVILLE, Ark. ? The third day of the Lyon College/Mark Martin Automotive High School Tournament took place on Thursday inside James C. Becknell Gymnasium at Lyon College, along with consolation games taking place at Southside High School.LYON COLLEGE Lyon College hosted four total games on Thursday with the first game being played between the Cedar Ridge girls' team and Calico Rock girls' squad. Calico Rock opened the day as they rocked Cedar Ridge 54-28. The next game was between the Pocahontas girls' squad and Salem girls' as Pocahontas sprinted by Salem, 57-30. The third game of the night was between the Cave City boys' team and Bald Knob boys' team, as Cave City routed Bald Knob 61-26. In the nightcap the Highland girls' and Cave City girls' game, Highland defeated Cave City 59-47. 


[Football] Bowles, Hawkins top All-CSFL selections
COMPLETE ALL-CSFL LIST  | ALL-ACADEMIC CSFL LISTPLAINVIEW, Texas – Seven members of the Lyon College football team were recently honored when they were named as first- and second-team members of the 2016 All-Central States Football League teams. Twelve Scots received honorable mention and 11 Lyon squad members earned Academic All-CSFL honors, the league office announced.Two-time CSFL champion Arizona Christian University had the most superlative and first and second-team members with 20, followed by Langston University (12), Southwestern Assemblies of God (11), Wayland Baptist University (10), Lyon (7) and Bacone College (5). Texas College did not have a player recognized on the all-league first or second-team squads.


[Scots] Cave City boys, Pocahontas girls among teams to advance
2016 High School Tournament Page   Boys Bracket   Girls Bracket   Schedule of GamesBATESVILLE, Ark. – The fourth day of the Lyon College/Mark Martin Automotive High School Tournament took place on Friday with championship semifinal games inside James C. Becknell Gymnasium at Lyon College, along with consolation semifinal games taking place at Southside High School.LYON COLLEGE Lyon College hosted four total games on Friday with the first game being played between the Mountain View girls' team and Southside girls' squad. Mountain View was able to run past Southside with a 56-39 win. The next game was between the Southside boys' squad and Mountain View boys' where Southside defeated Mountain View 63-38. The third game of the night was between the Pocahontas girls' team and Highland girls' team, where Pocahontas defeated Highland 56-32. In the nightcap the Cave City boys' defeated the Pocahontas boys' 63-51.


[Women's Basketball] Lyon jumps to No. 8 in NAIA Top 25 Poll
2016-17 Division I Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll (Dec. 6)BATESVILLE, Ark. – The first regular season Division I Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll was released today by the NAIA national office, and the Lyon College women's basketball team jumped one spot from the Preseason Top 25 Poll, to No. 8. The Scots are currently receiving 168 total voting points.The Scots sit just 10 points behind a two-way tie for No. 6 in Vanguard University (Calif.) and Campbellsville University (Ky.), as each has 178 total voting points. Three of the poll's top five teams have unblemished records in American Midwest Conference foe Freed-Hardeman University (8-0), Lewis-Clark State College (Idaho) (13-0) and Lindsey Wilson College (Ky.) (9-0). 


[Scots] Highland Boys, Salem Girls highlight Day One of Tournament
2016 High School Tournament Page  |  Boys Bracket  |  Girls Bracket  |  Schedule of GamesBATESVILLE, Ark. – The first four games of the Lyon College/Mark Martin Automotive High School Tournament took place on Monday night inside James C. Becknell Gymnasium at Lyon College.In the first game of the night, the Bald Knob High School boys defeated the Salem High School boys team 59-55. The second game of the night featured the Cedar Ridge High School girls and the Salem High School girls' squad. The Lady Greyhounds ran away with an easy 54-23 win to advance.


[Wrestling] Webber, Miller take titles at WBU Invitational
PLAINVIEW, Texas – Lyon College junior Connor Webber (JR/Houston, Texas) plowed through the competition in the 165-lb. weight class of the Wayland Baptist Invitational Saturday in the Hutcherson Center, posting a 3-0 record to claim first place in his weight class. He capped the night with a 3-1 decision over 16th-ranked Joseph McAleavy of Bacone College.Lyon's Dustin Miller (JR/Escondido, Calif.) also posted a spotless 3-0 record, capturing first place in the 125-lb. weight class.


[Men's Wrestling] Webber named AMC Wrestler of Week
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The American Midwest Conference (AMC) has announced its Wrestler of the Week award for the week ending December 4. For the first time this season, the honor goes to a member of the Lyon College Scots, as Connor Webber has been named the AMC's Wrestler of the Week.Webber, a 165-pound junior from Houston, Texas, posted a perfect 3-0 weekend at the Wayland Baptist Invitational. He opened the tournament with a 12-6 decision over Richland's Dustin Basham, and in the semifinal, he recorded a win by fall at 2:14 over Richland's Hugo Martinez. In the class championship match, Webber won by a 3-1 decision over Joseph McAleavy of Bacone College, who was ranked 16th in the weight class in the NAIA Individual Rankings.


[Scots] ?Toy Toss? success at all-time high
2016 FURRY FRENZY TOY TOSS PHOTO GALLERYBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Batesville community came out to James C. Becknell Gymnasium in droves on Tuesday night in an effort to have a lot of fun, watch some great basketball, to be entertained and to help give more area children a merry Christmas.The Fourth Annual Lyon College Furry Frenzy Toy Toss took place at the beginning of the Lyon women's game against Philander Smith. The result was an all-time high in toys thrown, as more than six large bags of toys were thrown on the floor when the Scots scored their first basket. Those toys were retrieved by the Lyon cheer squad, volleyball team and softball team members and delivered to Allison Phelps, the Executive Director for the United Way of North Central Arkansas.


[Women's Basketball] No. 9 Lyon blows by Park Saturday
PARKVILLE, Mo. – The ninth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team forced 24 Park University turnovers in the game, on their way to a 79-43 win over the Pirates on Saturday at the Breckon Sports Center. The Scots used the second and third quarters, to hold the Pirates to under 10 points in each, to build their lead and defeat the Pirates to continue their hot streak.Madison Riley (FR/Judsonia, Ark.) stepped up on her way to a new career high of 18 points, while recording seven rebounds and five steals. Gracen Ratliff (FR/Batesville, Ark.) (pictured below right) and Liz Henderson (FR/Newark, Ark.) (pictured below left) also recorded career highs with 12 points apiece. Henderson's 12 points was the third time she has recorded the total this season. Henderson added seven rebounds and one steal, while Ratliff had five rebounds and one steal as well.


[Men's Basketball] Park knocks off cold-shooting Scots, 77-47
PARKVILLE, Mo. – No. 16-ranked Park University kept its American Midwest Conference record perfect Saturday afternoon at home, as the Pirates committed only five turnovers and held Lyon College to only 34.8% (16-of-46) shooting from the field in a 77-47 league win in the Breckon Sports Center.Park connected on 48.3% (14-of-29) of its field goals in the first half to move out to a 39-22 lead at the break, benefitting from a 21-2 advantage in points off turnovers in the game to secure the win


[Women's Basketball] No. 9 Scots sprint by Stars in second half
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Stephens College kept pace with the hot ninth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team in the first half, but a strong third quarter helped the Scots sprint by the Stars in the end, 72-56. Lyon led 31-24 at halftime before their high-powered third quarter to continue the trend in the fourth quarter on their way to victory at Silverthorne Arena Thursday night.Elliot Taylor (SR/Cabot, Ark.) scored a team high 13 points, while Liz Henderson (FR/Newark, Ark.) (pictured below left) had 12 points and five assists on the night. Kelsey Smith (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) chipped in nine points to round out the trio.


[Scots] Lyon to host 35th Annual HS Invitational
TOURNAMENT HOMEPAGE  |  BOYS BRACKET  |  GIRLS BRACKET  |  SCHEDULE OF GAMES (PDF)BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves and Pocahontas Lady Redskins will have their work cut out for them next week if they want to keep their string of championships alive in their respective divisions of the 35th Annual Mark Martin Automotive / Lyon College High School Invitational basketball tournament.Admission to the double-elimination tournament is $5 for adults, $2 for students and people 6-to-18 years of age. Children five-and-under will be admitted free. Admission is for each daily session. Concessions will be available throughout the tournament at both locations.Mark Martin Automotive is the title sponsor of the tournament for the third consecutive year. First Community Bank is also a major sponsor again this year.


[Women's Basketball] No. 9 Lyon tangles with Philander-Smith Tuesday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The ninth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team (4-1, 2-0 American Midwest Conference) returns to action tonight in James C. Becknell Gymnasium when they host Philander-Smith College (Ark.). Tipoff is scheduled for 5:30 p.m., as part of a women-men doubleheader as the men's team will take on Baptist Bible College (Mo.) at 7:30 p.m.Both games will also mark the fourth annual Lyon College 'Furry Frenzy Toy Toss.' Fans are encouraged to bring a stuffed animal to the games, where they will then be thrown onto the gym floor after the first basket made during the women's game. The toys will then be collected and presented to the United Way's Angel Tree program so less-fortunate children will have a merry Christmas.


[Men's Basketball] Lyon looks to pressure Baptist Bible tonight
BATESVILLE, Ark. – On a night when the 'Fur will Fly' in James C. Becknell Gymnasium, the Lyon College men's basketball team will try to put the clamp down on a Baptist Bible College squad and win the first-ever meeting between the two programs. The tip-off is set for 7:30 p.m. tonight (Tuesday).The Scots snapped a three-game losing skid heading into the holiday break a week ago with an impressive 79-59 win over Bacone College. Lyon will try to continue the run when they join the Scot women in the Fourth Annual Lyon College Furry Frenzy Toy Toss Night. By bringing a free stuffed toy, fans will be admitted free to the contests. The 'toss' will take place at the beginning of the 5:30 p.m. women's game against Philander Smith College. The Lyon men's game will follow.Ronald Richardson will provide the live play-by-play action on the Scots Digital Network stream. Click on the link below to follow the broadcast.


[Women's Basketball] No. 9 Scots rout Philander-Smith
BATESVILLE, Ark. – It was a night of 'sharing the wealth' for the ninth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team Tuesday. The Scots had five players score at least eight points as they defeated Philander-Smith College (Ark.) 87-45 inside James C. Becknell Gymnasium. Lyon built a 23 point lead at the break, and never looked back before shutting down the Panthers to win their fifth straight contest. Lyon is now 14-3 all-time against Philander-Smith.  Kelsey Smith (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) led the team with 12 points, while Ali Tucker (SO/Jonesboro, Ark.) (pictured below right) finished with nine points. Sarah Elkins (SO/Greenwood, Ark.), Elliot Taylor (SR/Cabot, Ark.), Jamie Jackson (SR/Beebe, Ark.) and Gracen Ratliff (FR/Batesville, Ark.) had eight points apiece to contribute in a well-rounded game for the Scots.


[Men's Basketball] Record-setting Scots bomb BBC, 72-25
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College men's basketball team prides itself on holding its opponents to a low number of possessions and shooting percentages. The Scots came through with their best effort under the four-year Chad Tapp era on Tuesday night as they held Baptist Bible College to only 25 points on 18.6% (8-of-43) shooting from the field in a 72-25 triumph here in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.The 25 points allowed was a modern-day record. It was the lowest number of points allowed since the Scots defeated St. Louis College of Pharmacy 54-29 on November 20, 2014. Lyon built a 33-7 lead at the half by holding the Patriots to only 9.1% (2-of-22) shooting the Scots cruised from there. Thirteen different players participated in the game for the Scots. Lyon won the game without a pair of starters. Sophomore Marcus Willingham (SO/Burlington, Vt.) was out with an illness and senior Brock Widders (SR/Alma, Ark.) was out of town on a family matter.


[Men's Basketball] Willingham scores career high, named AMC POW
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – After setting a career-high scoring mark and connecting on 80% of his shots from the field last week in the Scots' 20-point win over Bacone College, Lyon College sophomore Marcus Willingham was the recipient of one of the American Midwest Conference Basketball Player of the Week awards for the week ending November 27, the conference office has announced.Willingham was joined by Taleeah Cross of Freed-Hardeman University, who was the recipient of the women's Player of the Week award.


[Men's Basketball] Willingham scores career high, named AMC Player of Week
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – After setting a career-high scoring mark and connecting on 80% of his shots from the field last week in the Scots' 20-point win over Bacone College, Lyon College sophomore Marcus Willingham was the recipient of one of the American Midwest Conference Basketball Player of the Week awards for the week ending November 27, the conference office has announced.Willingham was joined by Taleeah Cross of Freed-Hardeman University, who was the recipient of the women's Player of the Week award.


[Scots] Fans urged to gear up for ?Toy Toss? Tuesday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Over the last three years, the Lyon College Toy Toss has collected over 2,500 stuffed toys to give to those less privileged in Independence County. The Lyon College Athletics Department and W.R.D. Entertainment, who are co-hosting the event again this year, are hoping the Fourth Annual Lyon College Furry Frenzy Toy Toss is the biggest event ever and they are asking both children and adults to help this cause at the Tuesday, November 29, event.The toy toss will take place at the beginning of the Lyon women's basketball game on that night in James C. Becknell Gymnasium. The Scots take on Philander Smith College at 5:30 p.m. and fans will have the opportunity to toss their stuffed toys on the court when Lyon scores its first points of the evening. The Lyon men will also play at home that night, hosting Baptist Bible College at 7:30 p.m.


[Men's Basketball] Scots tangle with Warriors at home tonight
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College men's basketball team will be out to snap Bacone College's two-game winning streak and win their second straight game against the Warriors Tuesday night in James C. Becknell Gymnasium when the squads meet for the second time at 7 p.m.Lyon will attempt to snap a three-game losing skid and go into the Thanksgiving break on a high note in this non-conference affair. Ronald Richardson will provide the live play-by-play action on the Scots Digital Network stream. Click on the link below to follow the broadcast.


[Men's Basketball] Lyon College pounds Warriors, 79-59
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Led by a pair of underclassmen, the Lyon College men's basketball team shut down Bacone College, holding the Warriors to only 15-of-53 (28.3%) from the field Tuesday night, while hitting 60% (12-of-20) from the field offensively in the second half as the Scots pulled away from Bacone late to register a 79-59 victory here in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.Lyon sophomore post player Marcus Willingham (SO/Burlington, Vt.) and freshman guard Spencer Brown (FR/Fayetteville, Ark.) both scored career highs as they combined for 44 points, as the Scots snapped their three-game losing streak and improved to 2-0 all-time against Bacone. The 20-point margin of victory was the most since Lyon defeated St. Louis College of Pharmacy 69-31 on February 6. It was the largest home margin since beating the Eutectics 77-43 on December 19 of last year.


[Scots] Four inducted into 2016 Class of Lyon Hall of Fame
Lyon College inducted four new members to the Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday night in the Patterson Dining Hall of the Edwards Commons. This brings the total number of members to 129. New members and their presenters include (from left) Robbie Holmes (inductee), Jamie Bridges (presenter for Clint Reed), Clint Reed (inductee), Jake Newton (Hall of Fame member/emcee), Kirk Kelley (Hall of Fame member/presenter for Robbie Holmes/Jose Rivas), Jose Rivas (inductee), Leslie Bragg Gitz (presenter for Adriane Barnett Duke) and Adriane Barnett Duke (inductee).


[Women's Wrestling] Scots post unbeaten records at Southwest Open
ARLINGTON, Texas – Three Lyon College women's wrestlers competed at the Southwest Open on Saturday in the Mavericks Activity Center and came away with a combined 6-0 record and three first-place finishes.Elissa Douglass posted an unblemished 2-0 mark in the 130-lb. weight class, while Alyssa Batiste won the 136-lb. class with a 3-0 record and Miyuki Pugrad captured the 143-lb. weight class with a huge win. All three athletes defeated NCAA Division I opponents.


[Men's Wrestling] Four Scots post second-place finishes at UTA
ARLINGTON, Texas – Four Lyon College men's wrestlers posted combined records of 11-4 on Saturday as they each captured second-place finishes in their respective weight classes at the University of Texas-Arlington Southwest Open, which took place in the Mavericks Activity Center.Seven Scots participated at the competition, as Lyon finished with a combined record of 15-10. Juniors Dustin Miller (JR/Escondido, Calif.) (133 lbs.), Robb Rodriguez (JR/Hollister, Calif.) (141 lbs.) and Connor Webber (JR/Houston, Texas) (165 lbs.), along with senior Troy Mercer (SR/Rockwall, Texas) (197 lbs.), grabbed second-place finishes.


[Men's Wrestling] Scot wrestlers drop AMC opener to LU-B, 40-6
BATESVILLE, Ark. – A rash of injuries causing the Lyon College men's wrestling team to take four forfeits and push second stringers into other starting positions had the Scots in an uphill battle from the outset Monday night as they dropped their American Midwest Conference dual to Lindenwood University at Belleville (Ill.), 40-6, here in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.The Scots dropped to 3-5 in dual action this season, falling to 0-1 against AMC competition. The Lynx kept their dual mark perfect on the season at 2-0, and now hold a 1-0 league record. Both teams entered the action Monday night receiving votes in the first regular season NAIA Men's Wrestling Coaches Top 25 Poll.


[Women's Basketball] No. 9 Lyon escapes William Woods, 78-64
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The ninth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team escaped William Woods University Thursday night with a strong fourth quarter effort. With the Owls leading 56-55 after three quarters, the Scots outscored the Owls 23-8 in the final period to come out on top with a 78-64 win.  Madison Riley (FR/Judsonia, Ark.) and Kelsey Smith (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) each posted career highs with 17 and 12 points, respectively. Jamie Jackson (SR/Beebe, Ark.) also added 12 points and eight rebounds to aid in the team's victory.


[Men's Basketball] Owls rally late to overtake Scots, 78-72
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College men's basketball team sprinted out to an 8-0 lead early and led for the first 39:19 of its American Midwest Conference opener against (RV) William Woods University here in James C. Becknell Gymnasium Thursday night. But despite leading by 14 points twice in the second half, the Owls came roaring back late to outscore the Scots 24-8 in the final 5:32 to escape with a 78-72 victory.The loss overshadowed a strong production by Lyon sophomores Braden Wendel (SO/Jackson, Mo.) (see photo below) and Marcus Willingham (SO/Burlington, Vt.). The pair combined to hit 12-of-19 (63.2%) from the field and 9-of-11 (81.8%) from the charity stripe. Wendel scored 21 points and added four boards, while Willingham dropped in 15 points and chipped in four rebounds.


[Women's Basketball] No. 9 Lyon rolls to 70-56 win over No. 20 Columbia
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The ninth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team rolled to a 70-56 win over conference rival, No. 20 Columbia College Saturday afternoon inside James C. Becknell Gymnasium. The Scots scored 18 points in the third quarter to build a substantial lead, on their way to victory over the Cougars.   Jamie Jackson (SR/Beebe, Ark.) (pictured below right) added her second double-double of the season with 12 points and 11 rebounds, while Sarah Elkins (SO/Greenwood, Ark.) was the leading scorer with 14 points. Madison Riley (FR/Judsonia, Ark.) also added double-figure points with 11.


[Men's Basketball] Cold-shooting Scots fall to Cougars, 58-46
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College men's basketball team couldn't find its shooting range from behind the three-point arc or the charity stripe Saturday afternoon, as the Scots dropped their second consecutive American Midwest Conference matchup with a 58-46 setback at the hands of No. 6-ranked Columbia College here in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.Lyon converted only 1-of-7 (14.3%) from three-point territory in the first half and 3-of-14 (21.4%) for the contest, while sinking just 7-of-19 (36.8%) from the free throw line in the league setback. The Scots dropped the game despite the Cougars having their own shooting woes, sinking only 34.6% (18-of-52) from the field and 26.1% (6-of-23) beyond the arc.


[Men's Wrestling] Scots finish fourth at Hatcher Duals
ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – Lyon College senior wrestler Troy Mercer (SR/Rockwall, Texas) (pictured below) posted an unblemished 5-0 mark Saturday afternoon, while 10th-ranked Dustin Miller (JR/Escondido, Calif.) finished 4-1 to help the Scots men's wrestling team to a 2-3 record and a fourth-place finish at the Hatcher Duals, held at the Sturgis Physical Education Center on the Ouachita Baptist University campus.Lyon, which is receiving votes in the NAIA Wrestling Coaches' Preseason Poll, opened play with consecutive dual victories over Central Baptist College, 28-6, and Farm Team 2, 18-13, which was a squad made up of athletes from various teams. The Scots then ran into No. 5-ranked Williams Baptist College and suffered their first setback, 42-10. As they began the championship bracket play, the Scots fell to Alma College, 34-15, and then dropped the dual for third place to NCAA Division 2 Ouachita Baptist, 27-13.


[Wrestling] Lyon hosts dual events Wednesday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College men's and women's wrestling teams will be at home for a rare afternoon four-dual card on Wednesday when the Scots host Oklahoma City University and Ottawa University in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.The event will get underway at 12-noon, with three men's duals and a single women's competition.


[Men's Soccer] Five Scots earn All-Conference Honors
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The American Midwest Conference men's soccer All-Conference awards were released last Friday, and a total of five Lyon College men's soccer players were recognized for their efforts on the field. One player made the All-AMC first team, while four others were tabbed as All-Conference honorable mentions.Lucas Alvarez (SR/Santiago, Chile) was the lone Scot to make the All-Conference first team after appearing in 19 games, including 18 starts. Alvarez was part of a solid backline for Lyon all season, which included helping the team record three shutouts in the last four contests.


[Football] Hawkins captures CSFL weekly special teams' honor
BATESVILLE, Ark. – After finishing the year with over 1,000 yards in kickoff return yardage and ranking No. 1 in that category among NAIA kick returners, Lyon College sophomore Tre Hawkins was named the Central States Football League Special Teams Player of the Week for the second time in 2016, the league office announced Monday.Hawkins, kick returner/defensive back from Houston, Texas, and a graduate of Eisenhower High School, captured the league's special team player of the week honor on September 5 and took the honor again this week after running back a kickoff a school-record 93 yards for a touchdown during Saturday's 70-38 season finale setback against Missouri Baptist University.


[Men's Basketball] JBU edges cold-shooting Scots, 65-57
SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark. – Lyon freshman center Kyle Snavely (FR/Siloam Springs, Ark.) came off the Lyon bench to lead all scorers with a career-high 19 points, but it wasn't enough as the Scots struggled from the field, hitting 39.6% (19-of-48) and couldn't overcome John Brown University in a 65-57 setback in Bill George Arena Saturday night.Lyon was within striking distance at the half, 29-23, despite only connecting on 37% (10-of-27) from the floor. The Scots kept the game close in the second half by holding the Golden Eagles to only 39.1% (9-of-23) in the final 20 minutes. But they couldn't pull closer than five points in the final 11 minutes of play.


[Women's Basketball] Tucker leads No. 9 Lyon to upset over No. 3 OLLU
SHREVEPORT, La. – The ninth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team got off to a fast start against No. 3 Our Lady of the Lake University (Texas) Saturday afternoon. Lyon came out of the gate and grabbed an easy advantage late in the third quarter, and never looked back against the Saints. Ali Tucker (SO/Jonesboro, Ark.) scored a career-high 23 points as the Scots upset the Saints, 73-58 at The Dock.Jamie Jackson (SR/Beebe, Ark.) (pictured below left) also scored in double-figures and added a double-double for the Scots with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Liz Henderson (FR/Newark, Ark.) and Elliot Taylor (SR/Cabot, Ark.) (pictured below right) were next in line chipping in eight points apiece.


[Football] Scots can?t stop Spartan passing game, 70-38
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – In the final game of the regular season, the Lyon College football team had two offensive players eclipse single-season plateaus. But the fetes were overshadowed by a sharp passing game by Missouri Baptist University, as the Spartans completed 73.7% (28-of-38) of their passes for 486 yards and MBU captured a 70-38 win here at W. Michael Ross Stadium.Lyon was hoping for its first road win in the modern era, but came up short against the Spartans. The Scots held a 290-199 advantage in rushing yards, but were outgained 486-140 in passing yards and 685-430 in total yards to finish the season with a 3-8 mark.


[Football] Lyon, MBU battle it out in season finale
WEEKLY KYLE PHELPS SHOWST. LOUIS, Mo. – A pair of fledgling NAIA football programs who have made huge strides in 2016 will square off at Christian Brothers College High School stadium when Lyon College and Missouri Baptist University attempt to end the season on a positive note with a non-conference encounter on Saturday near St. Louis.The contest, which kicks off at 1 p.m., will air (audio) on KZLE-FM Radio (93.1) and on the station's website (see below), with "Big Daddy" Randy Alan and Donald Sullivan bringing the live action. The pregame show will get underway at 12:30 p.m. Missouri Baptist will be providing a free video/audio broadcast of the contest (see link below). Free livestats will also be available.


[Men's Soccer] Lyon?s run ends at AMC Championship to Columbia
2016 Men's Soccer American Midwest Conference Tournament PageCOLUMBIA, Mo. – The fourth seeded Lyon College men's soccer team had recorded two shutouts in the American Midwest Conference Tournament to make its first appearance in program history at the AMC Championship. Facing a tough No. 3 seed Columbia Cougars squad, the Scots fell 2-0 to the Cougars on the road. Columbia added an early goal in the first half, before adding one final goal in the final five minutes to clinch the AMC Tournament Championship crown.  Lyon finishes the season at 11-8-1 overall, while Columbia is now 12-6-2 on the season. The Cougars advance to the NAIA National Tournament Opening Round, where pairings for the tournament will be announced on Monday. 


[Women's Basketball] No. 9 Lyon rallies for close win over LSU-Shreveport
SHREVEPORT, La. – In a low scoring affair, the ninth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team trailed 43-37 with just under four and a half minutes left in the game. The Scots were then able to fight back and rally in the end, as Ali Tucker (SO/Jonesboro, Ark.) (pictured below) hit a game-winning three-pointer to break just the second tie of the game at 46. The Scots came out victorious 49-46 over (RV) Louisiana State University-Shreveport Friday night at the LSU-Shreveport Classic. The game was also a rematch from last year's national tournament matchup when the Scots defeated the Pilots, 58-48.Tucker and Liz Henderson (FR/Newark, Ark.) each led the Scots with 12 points, while Jamie Jackson (SR/Beebe, Ark.) added 11 points. Samantha French (SO/Marshfield, Mo.) added six points off the bench for Lyon. 


[Scots] Fans urged to gear up for ?Toy Toss? on Nov. 29
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Over the last three years, the Lyon College Toy Toss has collected over 2,500 stuffed toys to give to those less privileged in Independence County. The Lyon College Athletics Department and W.R.D. Entertainment, who are co-hosting the event again this year, are hoping the Fourth Annual Lyon College Furry Frenzy Toy Toss is the biggest event ever and they are asking both children and adults to help this cause at the Tuesday, November 29, event.The toy toss will take place at the beginning of the Lyon women's basketball game on that night in James C. Becknell Gymnasium. The Scots take on Philander Smith College at 5:30 p.m. and fans will have the opportunity to toss their stuffed toys on the court when Lyon scores its first points of the evening. The Lyon men will also play at home that night, hosting Baptist Bible College at 7:30 p.m.


[Scots] Lyon to induct four into Hall of Fame on Nov. 19
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The 34th Class of the Lyon College Athletics Hall of Fame has been selected, as three former Scots and an assistant coach will be inducted during the annual banquet, which has been set for the Patterson Dining Hall of the Edwards Commons on the Lyon campus on Saturday, November 19.Former golfer Adriane Barnett Duke ('05), basketball athlete Clint Reed ('99), baseball player Jose Rivas ('06) and former assistant baseball coach Robbie Holmes will be inducted, bringing the total number of inductees in the Hall to 129.


[Men's Wrestling] Miller, Hill lead Scots at Patriot Open
WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Led by a pair of juniors, the Lyon College men's wrestling team officially opened the season on Saturday, posting an overall record of 22-24 at the Patriot Open, held at the Rollins Center.Dustin Miller (JR/Escondido, Calif.) only lost once on the day, finishing with a 4-1 record to grab second place in the 125-lb. weight class. Jacob Hill (JR/August, Kan.) had to fight his way through the Consolation bracket, rolling to a 6-1 mark to nab the third-place trophy in the 197-lb. weight class.Here is a wrap-up of the Lyon competitors who participated in the one-day event:


[Football] 12th edition of The Kyle Phelps Show: Watch it now
BATESVILLE, Ark. - The 12th edition of The Kyle Phelps Show is now available for viewing by clicking on the link below. Lyon College head football coach Kyle Phelps talks with Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Information and Athletic Marketing John Krueger about last Saturday's 42-10 Central States Football League game against No. 25-ranked Langston University in Langston, Okla.Coach Phelps also talks about Saturday's 2016 season finale between the Scots (3-7) at Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis. The game, which will kick off at 1 p.m., is a non-conference game against a team that is 2-8 on the year and is finishing up its third season of intercollegiate football.


[Men's Soccer] Men?s soccer shuts out HLG, 1-0
2016 Men's Soccer American Midwest Conference Tournament PageHANNIBAL, Mo. ? The fourth seeded Lyon College men's soccer team traveled to Hannibal-LaGrange University for a rematch with the Trojans on Tuesday. After falling 2-1 in overtime earlier in the season, the Scots made a statement, getting revenge with a 1-0 shutout win over No. 1 seed Hannibal-LaGrange in the American Midwest Conference Tournament Semifinals. The shutout marked the third straight for the Scots.After a scoreless first half, Ulises Caba Cordova (SR/Guymon, Okla.) put Lyon on the board in the 59th minute, when he scored off a pass from Jack Fleming (SR/Sherwood, Ark.) (pictured below).


[Volleyball] Lyon falls 3-0 to No. 6 Park in AMC Tournament
2016 Volleyball American Midwest Conference Tournament PagePARKVILLE, Mo. – The eighth-seeded Lyon College volleyball team fell to top-seeded and No. 6 ranked Park University 3-0 (11-25, 11-25, 20-25) Tuesday evening. After two decisive sets by the Pirates, the Scots played a hard-nosed third set with the nationally ranked team, but eventually fell in the third set 25-20.Lyon falls to 15-17 overall, while Park moves to 31-1 overall. The Scots season comes to an end with the loss. The Pirates advance to the American Midwest Championship Semifinals to play No. 5 seed William Woods University on Friday. Prior to the match, Lyon volleyball players Maggie McNamara (JR/Harrisburg, Ark.), Camille Clem (SO/Harrisburg, Ark.), Katarina Frickleton (SR/Bainbridge Island, Wash.) and Madison Sandborn (SO/Jonesboro, Ark.) were awarded certificates for earning Academic All-Conference honors.


[Men's Basketball] Robinson leads Scots past CRC, 84-73
PARAGOULD, Ark. – Freshman post player Tyler Robinson (FR/Bentonville, Ark.) was a force to be reckoned with Tuesday night as he stepped on the floor in Paragould and hit 11-of-16 (68.8%) of his field goals, while pulling down four rebounds and blocking one shot, scoring a game-high 27 points to lead Lyon College past Crowley's Ridge College, 84-73.In addition to hitting 49% (24-of-49) from the field, including 52.4% (11-of-21) in the first half, the Scots defense had its best game of the young season, holding the Pioneers to 35.9% (23-of-64) from the field, 23.1% (6-of-26) from behind the three-point stripe.


[Football] Langston makes plays in 40-12 win over Lyon
LANGSTON, Okla. – Langston University converted 70 percent (7-of-10) of its third-down conversions and outgained Lyon College 481-257 Saturday afternoon at W.E. Anderson Stadium as the 25th-ranked Lions ended the Scots' Central States Football League slate with a 40-12 win.The Scots, who dropped to 3-7 on the year and 2-4 in CSFL action, struggled on third down, moving the sticks only 5-of-17 (29.4%) times and were forced to overcome 13 penalties for 136 yards in the contest. Langston was penalized 12 times for 123 yards.


[Women's Soccer] Lyon falls 5-0 to Cougars in AMC Tournament
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The seventh seeded Lyon College women's soccer team faced a tough challenge on Friday night, playing a rematch against No. 14 and No. 2 seed Columbia College in the American Midwest Conference Tournament Friday night. Columbia scored two goals in the first half, and three in the second to come away with a 5-0 shutout win over the Scots.Lyon finishes the season at 5-11-1 overall, while Columbia improves to 16-1-2 on the season. The Cougars will advance to the AMC Tournament semifinals to face off against No. 3 seed Missouri Baptist University on Monday.  


[Volleyball] Kelley?s career high 14 kills leads Lyon past SLCOP
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College volleyball team started its weekend off strong with a 3-0 (25-19, 25-15, 25-19) sweep over St. Louis College of Pharmacy on Friday night inside James C. Becknell Gymnasium. Kendra Kelley (FR/Batesville, Ark.) totaled a career high 14 kills as the Scots battled with the Eutectics early. SLCOP came within reach of a set of the Scots, but Lyon was able to fend them off in all three.Lyon improves to 15-15 overall and 5-6 in the American Midwest Conference, while St. Louis College of Pharmacy falls to 1-19 overall and 0-11 in the AMC. Freed-Hardeman defeated Stephens College tonight as well, pitting the Scots into an eighth place finish in the conference, despite tomorrow's outcome with Lindenwood University-Belleville.


[Volleyball] Lyon falls 3-0 on Senior Day to LUB
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College volleyball team fell 3-0 (14-25, 18-25, 21-25) to Lindenwood University-Belleville on Senior Day Saturday inside James C. Becknell Gymnasium. The Scots and Lynx were back and forth in the first two sets, but the Lynx were able to fend off the Scots.Prior to the match, Lyon senior volleyball players Katarina Frickleton (SR/Bainbridge Island, Wash.), Brittney Beckham (SR/Memphis, Tenn.) and Samantha Scalf (SR/Jonesboro, Ark.) were all honored for their contributions to the Scots volleyball program.


[Men's Soccer] Scots shutout Pirates, 2-0
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The fourth seeded Lyon College men's soccer team had a strong effort against fifth seeded Park University in the American Midwest Conference Tournament Quarterfinals Saturday at J. Marshall Huser Field. Lyon scored two second half goals to prevail 2-0 over Park, and advance to the Semifinal round of the AMC Tournament on Tuesday.Prior to the match, Lyon and Park soccer players were recognized for their performance in the classroom with Academic All-AMC certificates. Scots soccer players Ulises Caba Cordova (SR/Guymon, Okla.), Peyton Duffield (SO/Russellville, Ark.), James Eldred (SO/Maumelle, Ark.), Benjamin Elton (SR/Santiago, Chile), Omar Fabila (JR/Mexico), Ali Fawaz (SR/Abengourou, Cote D'Ivoire), Edgar Lopez (JR/Chicago, Ill.), Luis Moreno (SO/Texarkana, Texas), James Morrison, Thiago Reis (JR/Sao Paulo, Brazil), Ty Roder (SR/Denver, Colo.), Gianni Santin (FR/Reunion Island), Rodrigo Ugalde (JR/Santiago, Chile) and Nicholas Vasquez (SO/N. Little Rock, Ark.) were all honored.


[Volleyball] Lyon looks to end regular season on positive note
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College volleyball team (14-15, 4-6 American Midwest Conference) will begin its final regular season slate this weekend, first with a match at home against St. Louis College of Pharmacy (Mo.) tonight at 7 p.m. The Scots will then host their annual 'Senior Day' Saturday, with a match against Lindenwood University-Belleville (Ill.) at 1 p.m.On Saturday, senior volleyball players Katarina Frickleton (SR/Bainbridge Island, Wash.), Samantha Scalf (SR/Jonesboro, Ark.) and Brittney Beckham (SR/Memphis, Tenn.) will be honored prior to the match for their contributions to the Scots program.


[Football] Scots look to play role of spoiler vs. Lions Saturday
LANGSTON, Okla. – The Lyon College football team will now try to play the role of spoiler heading into the tenth game of the 2016 season when the Scots travel to W.E. Anderson Stadium Saturday for a matchup against 25th-ranked Langston University. This game could knock the Lions out of the Central States Football League chase if Lyon pulls off the win. The Lions enter the game with a three-game conference winning streak.Saturday's contest, which kicks off at 2 p.m., will air (audio) on KZLE-FM Radio (93.1) and on the station's website (see below), with "Big Daddy" Randy Alan and Blake Smith bringing the live action. The pregame show will get underway at 1:30 p.m. Free livestats will also be available (see link below).


[Men's Soccer] Lyon hosts Park in AMC Tournament Quarterfinals
2016 AMC Men's Soccer Tournament Information and BracketBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College men's soccer team earned the fourth overall seed in the American Midwest Conference Tournament after a 1-0 shutout win over Columbia last weekend. Their journey to a conference championship begins Saturday when they host No. 5 seed Park University at J. Marshall Huser Field. Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m.The Scots and Pirates finished the regular season with the same record in conference, but Lyon holds the tiebreaker after coming away with a 4-0 win at Park during the regular season.


[Men's Basketball] Lyon looks to end skid vs. Golden Eagles tonight
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Using 22 points from its bench players and outscoring its opponent 32-14 in the paint Tuesday night, the Lyon College men's basketball team put on a strong performance against College of the Ozarks. The Scots hope to build from that on Thursday when they host John Brown University in a non-conference matchup at 7 p.m. in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.Follow the GameFor FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor pay-per-view live video/audio – CLICK HERE(Live streaming is $7.95 per game or $39.95 for entire season)Current Lyon Statistics – CLICK HERECurrent John Brown Statistics – CLICK HERELyon Roster – CLICK HEREJohn Brown Roster – CLICK HERE


[Men's Basketball] Narusas, Scots slam door on JBU, 70-65
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College forward Justas Narusas (JR/Vilnius, Lithuania) lived up to his nickname "Juice" on Thursday night. The junior poured in 15 first-half points and finished as the game's leading scorer with 21 points, to go along with eight rebounds and three assists to 'juice' the Lyon offense and lead the young Scots basketball team to an impressive 70-65 victory over John Brown University here in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.Narusas hit 4-of-5 treys in the first half and 6-of-9 for the contest, while sinking 7-of-10 field goals in the game to set a career high in scoring, field goals made, field goals attempted, three-pointers made and three-pointers attempted. His eight boards was also a career best.


[Women's Basketball] No. 9 Lyon faces College of the Ozarks in home opener
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College women's basketball team is set to begin its 2016-17 season tonight inside James C. Becknell Gymnasium. First up for the Scots, will be College of the Ozarks (Mo.), a NAIA Division II Independent squad. Tipoff for the home opener is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. The Bobcats are ranked No. 7 in the NAIA Top 25 Division II Women's Basketball Preseason Poll.The Scots, who are coming off a program best 30-win season will have six seniors this season to help lead the team, in Kelsey Smith (SR/Little Rock, Ark.), Kiara Moore (SR/Little Rock, Ark.), Jamie Jackson (SR/Beebe, Ark.), Elliot Taylor (SR/Cabot, Ark.), Kaci Hall (SR/Cumberland, Tenn.) and Hailey Hastings (SR/Batesville Ark.). 


[Men's Basketball] Scots open with seasoned Ozarks squad
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College men's basketball team is looking for production from its youth, as 11 freshmen join four sophomores and three upper classmen when the Scots open the 2016-17 season at home tonight. The Scots will square off against NAIA Division II College of the Ozarks. The contest, which is the second half of a women-men twinbill, will get underway at 7:30 p.m. in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.Follow the GameFor FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor pay-per-view live video/audio – CLICK HERE(Live streaming is $7.95 per game or $39.95 for entire season)Final 2015-16 Lyon Statistics – CLICK HEREFinal 2015-16 C of O Statistics – CLICK HERECurrent 2016-17 C of O Statistics – CLICK HERELyon Roster – CLICK HERECollege of Ozarks Roster – CLICK HERE


[Football] 11th edition of The Kyle Phelps Show: Watch it now
BATESVILLE, Ark. - The 11th edition of The Kyle Phelps Show is now available for viewing by clicking the link below. See what Lyon first-year head football coach Kyle Phelps thought about Saturday's 52-14 loss to Wayland Baptist University, which was a Central States Football League matchup.Lyon dropped to 3-6 overall, 2-3 in CSFL action. The Scots are now tied with Bacone University (2-7, 2-3 CSFL) in fourth place in the league with one conference game remaining. Wayland Baptist, which is off to its best start ever, improved to 7-1 overall, winning its sixth straight game. The Pioneers who moved into the NAIA Top 25 Football Coaches' Poll at No. 22, moved into a first-place tie in the conference with a 4-0 league mark. This is the first time WBU has ever been ranked in football. The Pioneers are tied with (RV) Arizona Christian University (5-3, 4-0 CSFL) in first, with the two squads meeting this Saturday in Phoenix, Arizona.


[Women's Basketball] No. 9 Lyon falls in double-overtime thriller to Ozarks
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The ninth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team's season opener was nothing short of exciting inside James C. Becknell Gymnasium Tuesday night. In a back-and-forth battle with NAIA Division II No. 7 ranked College of the Ozarks, the game went into two overtime periods. The Scots hung tough battling all night with the Bobcats, but came up just short, falling 92-88.Jamie Jackson (SR/Beebe, Ark.) and Sarah Elkins (SO/Greenwood, Ark.) (pictured below) each had career-nights with Jackson posting 35 points on 11-of-24 shooting, and Elkins chipping in 14 points on 6-of-10 from the floor.


[Men's Basketball] Bobcats sneak past Scots, 72-64
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College sophomore Marcus Willingham (SO/Burlington, Vt.) came off the bench to score 12 points, add seven boards and dish out four assists Tuesday night, but it wasn't quite enough as the College of the Ozarks held off the Scots by hitting 63.2% of its field goals in the final 20 minutes for a 72-64 win here in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.Three Scots scored in double figures, led by Willingham's 6-of-9 shooting from the field in 28 minutes of action. Justas Narusas (JR/Vilnius, Lithuania) added 11 points and four rebounds, while Braden Wendel (SO/Jackson, Mo.) (pictured below) chipped in 10 points and two boards.


[Football] Red-hot WBU knocks down Scots, 52-14
PLAINVIEW, Texas – The Lyon College football team ran into a red-hot Wayland Baptist University squad Saturday afternoon, as the Pioneers posted seven scoring drives of 56 yards or more to win their sixth straight game, 52-14, at Greg Sherwood Memorial Bulldog Stadium.The win, Wayland Baptist's sixth straight, moved the Pioneers (7-1, 4-0 CSFL) into a first-place tie with Arizona Christian University (5-3, 4-0 CSFL) in the Central States Football League standings, as the Pioneers are off to their best start in school history. ACU dropped a non-conference matchup to Warner University, 38-28, on Saturday. WBU will now take on the Firestorm next Saturday in Phoenix, Arizona, with the winner clinching at least a share of the conference title.


[Men's Soccer] Men?s and Women?s Soccer clinch AMC Tourney Spots
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College men's and women's soccer teams will continue their respective seasons, after they both clinched spots in the American Midwest Conference Tournament on Saturday. With the men's win over Columbia, the Scots clinched the No. 4 overall seed, while the women will enter the tournament as the No. 7 seed, despite their loss to the Cougars on Saturday.The men's team enters the postseason, winning three of their last four contests, while the women's team will look to snap a three-game losing streak as they enter the tournament.


[Volleyball] Lyon hosts WBC, OBU in Tri-Match
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College volleyball team (14-13, 4-5 American Midwest Conference) hosts AMC foe Williams Baptist College, and NCAA Division III member Ouachita Baptist University in the Lyon College Volleyball Tri-Match Saturday.The Scots take on the Eagles at 11 a.m., followed by a neutral site match between Williams Baptist and Ouachita Baptist at 1 p.m. Lyon and OBU will close out the day with a match slated for 3 p.m. 


[Football] Scots seek redemption vs. 27th-ranked Pioneers
PLAINVIEW, Texas – The Lyon College Scots have a chance to determine who will capture the Central States Football League crown in the next two weeks. The Scots get a chance for redemption on Saturday when the Scots battle second-place and 27th-ranked Wayland Baptist University in a key league matchup at Greg Sherwood Memorial Bulldog Stadium. Despite being in a tie for fourth place in the conference standings, Lyon is still not mathematically out in its effort to claim a share of the CSFL title.Saturday's contest, which kicks off at 2 p.m., will air (audio) on KZLE-FM Radio (93.1) and on the station's website (see below), with "Big Daddy" Randy Alan and Mark Lamberth bringing the live action. The pregame show will get underway at 1:30 p.m. The game will also be streamed live for free by the Wayland Baptist Pioneer network (see link below). Free livestats will also be available.


[Volleyball] Lyon falls in both matches against WBC, OBU
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College volleyball team fell 3-0 (25-23, 22-25, 22-25, 24-26) to Williams Baptist College and 3-1 (14-25, 20-25, 13-25) to Ouachita Baptist University at their host Tri-Match Saturday afternoon at Becknell Gymnasium. The Scots played a close battle in the first match with the Eagles, before falling in the final three sets to WBC. OBU claimed all three sets decisively against the Scots in the final match of the day.Lyon now falls to 14-15 overall and 4-6 in the American Midwest Conference. Williams Baptist is 13-13 overall and 6-4 in the AMC, while Ouachita Baptist moves to 18-5 overall. The Scots now sit in eighth place in the AMC, while the Eagles are in the sixth spot.


[Women's Soccer] Lyon falls 8-0 to No. 15 Columbia
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon women's soccer team fell 8-0 to No. 15 Columbia College Saturday afternoon at J. Marshall Huser Field on 'Senior Day.' The Cougars stretched a 3-0 lead in the second half by scoring five goals to seal the victory.Women's soccer seniors Alisha Black (SR/Johnstown, Colo.), Jessica Lantrip (SR/Corinth, Texas) and Alex Keene were all recognized prior to the match.


[Men's Soccer] Lyon picks up big win over Columbia
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College men's soccer team picked up a big win over Columbia College on its 'Senior Day' Saturday at J. Marshall Huser Field. The Scots completed a 1-0 shutout over Columbia College. The Scots picked up the lone goal of the match in the 81st minute when Benjamin Elton (SR/Santiago, Chile) found Jose Poblete (SO/Santiago, Chile) (pictured below).Men's soccer seniors Ty Roder (SR/Denver, Colo.), Jamey Morrison (SR/Fayetteville, Ark.), Jack Fleming (SR/Sherwood, Ark.), Benjamin Elton and Lucas Alvarez (SR/Santiago, Chile) were also recognized prior to kickoff.Lyon is now 9-7-1 overall and 7-4 in the American Midwest Conference. Columbia drops to 9-6-2 overall and 8-1-2 in the conference. The Scots are now in fourth place, with a head-to-head tiebreaker over Park University. Columbia sits in third place in the conference, just behind Lindenwood University-Belleville.


[Golf] Lyon Men Finish Tied for Eighth; Bartley leads Women
COLUMBIA, Mo. – At the end of the Columbia College Cougar Classic, the Lyon men's golf team finished in a tie for eighth place, while Katherine Bartley (SR/Vilonia, Ark.) (pictured below) led the women's team with a 33rd place finish after carding a 50-over-par 196 for the tournament. The men recorded a second round score of 331 for an overall score of 652.In the men's division, William Woods won the tournament with an overall score of 581 after totaling a second round score of 286, while Columbia College took second place with a score of 597. Lincoln University (Ill.) placed third after recording a score of 608, while Missouri Baptist finished in fourth place with a score of 614. Hannibal-LaGrange University and Lindenwood University-Belleville broke their tie with the Trojans placing fifth and the Lynx taking sixth. HLG had an overall score of 622 and LUB shot a total score of 631. Baker University (Kan.) placed seventh with a score of 639, while Central Methodist University (Mo.) tied with the Scots in eighth place with a score of 652.


[Volleyball] Scots split effort at Arkansas Tech Tri-Match
RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College freshman setter Jordan Dabdub (FR/Fort Smith, Ark.) posted a career-high 45 assists in the Scots' opening match against Central Baptist College at the Arkansas Tech Tri-Match on Tuesday. Lyon posted a 3-1 (20-25, 25-18, 25-23, 25-18) victory and split its two matches at Tucker Coliseum. The Scots went on to lose to host Arkansas Tech, 0-3 (14-25, 12-25, 13-25), in their second game of the evening.The split leaves Lyon with a 14-13 season record. The Scots' match against Central Baptist College was not a league matchup, despite the two teams being members of the American Midwest Conference. The Lady Mustangs finished the day 0-2 to slip to 3-18 on the season. The NCAA D2 Golden Suns are now 17-10 on the year after sweeping their two matches.


[Women's Soccer] Scots suffer 4-2 setback at FHU
HENDERSON, Tenn. – The Lyon women's soccer team suffered a 4-2 loss to the Freed-Hardeman University Lions Tuesday night at the Josh Riley Soccer Complex. After the Scots tied the match in the 70th minute, Freed-Hardeman scored two goals in three minutes to escape with the victory.Lyon is now 5-9-1 overall and 5-5-1 in the American Midwest Conference. Freed-Hardeman improves to 4-8-3 overall and 4-5-2 in the AMC. The Scots are tied for seventh in the conference with Williams Baptist College, while the Lions are in 10th place. 


[Men's Soccer] Lyon falls 2-1 at Freed-Hardeman
HENDERSON, Tenn. – An early second half goal by Freed-Hardeman ended up being the final one, as the Lyon College men's soccer team fell 2-1 to the Lions Tuesday night. Both teams went into the locker room tied at one, before the Lions' Alex Meany scored the tiebreaking goal in the 60th minute.Lyon is now 8-7-1 overall and 6-4 in the American Midwest Conference. Freed-Hardeman moves to 4-9 overall and 4-6 in the conference. The Scots are tied for fourth with Park University, while the Lions are in ninth place in the AMC.


[Women's Basketball] Lyon opens 2016-17 season ranked No. 9
2016-17 Division I Women's Basketball Coaches' Preseason Top 25 PollBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College women's basketball team will open the 2016-17 season ranked No. 9 in the NAIA Top 25 Preseason Poll, which was announced by the national office on Tuesday.The Scots are coming off a season in which they set a program record with 30 wins going 30-4 overall and 22-2 in the American Midwest Conference. The team also won their first outright regular season and conference championship. Lyon also made their fifth straight trip to the NAIA National Tournament, falling to preseason ranked No. 18 University of the Great Falls (Mont.) in the second round.


[Golf] Lyon Men sit in Eighth; Bartley, Wistl lead Women
COLUMBIA, Mo. – After one round of the Columbia College Cougar Classic, the Lyon men's golf team sits in eighth place, while Katherine Bartley (SR/Vilonia, Ark.) and Victoria Wistl (FR/Melissa, Texas) (pictured below) lead the women's team sitting in a tie for 32nd place after carding a 27-over-par 100. The men recorded a first round score of 321 among all nine teams.In the men's division, William Woods leads the field with a score of 295, while Columbia College is five strokes back at 300 in second place. Lincoln University (Ill.) sits in third after recording a score of 302, while Missouri Baptist is just four shots back in fourth place with a score of 306. Hannibal-LaGrange University and Lindenwood University-Belleville are tied for fifth after each team carded an overall score of 310. Baker University (Kan.) sits in seventh place with a score of 312, while Central Methodist University (Mo.) is in ninth with a score of 324.


[Football] ACU offense too much for Lyon, 34-17
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College offense piled up 450 yards against defending Central States Football League champion Arizona Christian University Saturday night, but the Firestorm offense couldn't be stopped, posting 683 yards to keep ACU (5-2, 4-0 CSFL) in first place in the conference standings with a 34-17 victory on Senior Day at Pioneer Stadium.Lyon (3-5, 2-2 CSFL) once again put two backs over 100 yards rushing, as senior Michael Bowles (SR/Earle, Ark.) ran for 150 yards on 20 carries to go over the 1,000-yard mark for the second consecutive season. He now has 1,065 yards and is averaging 133.1-yards per game and 7.1-yards per play with three games left in 2016. Quarterback Dwane Robinson (SO/Palm Bay, Fla.) added 106 yards and a score on 23 attempts, but left the game in the fourth quarter with a knee injury. His status will be evaluated in the first part of the week. He also completed 10-of-21 passes for 122 yards and a score.


[Women's Soccer] Late penalty kick gives Spartans win over Scots
BATESVILLE, Ark. – With the game tied at two with just over two minutes left in the match, the Lyon College women's soccer team fell 3-2 in the end after Missouri Baptist scored on a penalty kick. Despite scoring the first goal of the match, the Scots could not hold off the Spartans.Lyon is now 5-8-1 overall and 5-4-1 in the American Midwest Conference. Missouri Baptist improves to 10-5 overall and 8-2 in the AMC. The Scots now sit in seventh place in the conference, while the Spartans are still in third position.


[Men's Soccer] Lyon cruises by MBU, 4-2
BATESVILLE, Ark. – After an early goal from Missouri Baptist University, the Lyon men's soccer team scored three straight goals on their way to victory over the Spartans on Saturday afternoon at Huser Field. MBU would score once more, but the Scots added a late insurance goal to hold on for the win.Lyon is now 8-6-1 overall and 6-3 in the American Midwest Conference. Missouri Baptist falls to 7-6-3 overall and 4-5 in the AMC. The Scots sit one game behind Lindenwood University-Belleville for third place, while the Spartans are in the seventh spot.


[Volleyball] Lyon falls 3-0 at Freed-Hardeman
HENDERSON, Tenn – The Lyon volleyball team faced an uphill battle at Freed-Hardeman University Saturday. The Scots fell to the Lions in the end 3-0 (13-25, 14-25, 15-25) at Smith-Kirk Court. The Scots went 1-1 on the short weekend road trip.The Scots are now 13-12 overall and 4-5 in the American Midwest Conference. Freed-Hardeman moves to 8-12 overall and 4-4 in the AMC.


[Women's Soccer] Scots host Spartans in AMC Game of the Week
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College women's soccer team (5-7-1, 5-3-1 American Midwest Conference) has been on a hot streak recently, and looks to continue the trend when they host Missouri Baptist in this week's AMC Game of the Week. The Scots and Spartans will tangle Saturday at 11 a.m. at Huser Field.The Scots have won three of their last four matches, and hold a 3-2 record on their home field. Two of the next three teams that Lyon plays currently sit in the top three of the conference, in Missouri Baptist and Columbia. Lyon currently sits in sixth place in the AMC.


[Men's Soccer] Lyon looks to keep pace in AMC, hosts MBU Saturday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College men's soccer team (7-6-1, 5-3 American Midwest Conference) hosts Missouri Baptist University Saturday. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. The Scots will look to continue their winning streak to try and gain ground in the conference, as they currently sit in fourth place.Jack Fleming (SR/Sherwood, Ark.) and Rodrigo Ugalde (JR/Santiago, Chile) lead the Scots with six goals apiece. Ignacio Zuniga (SO/Chile) is second on the team with four goals scored. Mario Alonso (SO/Cambados, Spain) leads the team with five assists, while goalkeeper Gianni Santin (FR/Reunion Island) has a team leading 58 saves and a 0.841 save percentage.


[Volleyball] Lyon rallies for 3-2 win over Central Baptist
CONWAY, Ark. ? The Lyon College volleyball team trailed Central Baptist College two sets to zero at one point, before winning three straight sets to seal a 3-2 (23-25, 28-30, 25-14, 25-19, 15-11) over the Mustangs Friday night. The Scots had to fight back after playing close in the first two sets, by avoiding a sweep in the third set to clinch a one point win in the third.Lyon is now 13-11 overall and 4-4 in the American Midwest Conference. Central Baptist falls to 3-15 overall and 1-6 in the conference. Lyon stays steady in sixth place, while Central Baptist is now in a tie for 10th place with Hannibal-LaGrange University.


[Football] Scots, Firestorm battle for CSFL lead in 'White Out' game
COACH KYLE PHELPS SHOWBATESVILLE, Ark. – If the Lyon College football team wants to shock the CSFL and have a chance at moving to the top of the CSFL standings, it needs to put together four strong quarters Saturday night in front of its 2016 Homecoming crowd at Pioneer Stadium when the second-year Scots battle the defending Central States Football League champion Arizona Christian University Firestorm in a 'White Out' game.The Firestorm (4-2), which is in first place in the CSFL with a spotless 3-0 conference mark, is receiving votes in the NAIA Football Coaches' Top 25 Poll this week. ACU is one-half game ahead of second-place Wayland Baptist University and just one game ahead of the Scots in the conference chase.


[Football] Kyle Phelps Show for Week 9 - Homecoming
BATESVILLE, Ark. - The ninth edition of The Kyle Phelps Show is now available for viewing, as the Lyon College football coach talks about this weekend's homecoming contest and final home game of the 2016 season.To watch the show, click the link below this story.Coach Phelps talks about the Scots' bye week and what fans can expect during Saturday evening's contest against defending Central States Football League champion Arizona Christian University. The game will kick off at 6 p.m. at Pioneer Stadium.


[Scots] Lyon athletes work in public on Service Day
SERVICE DAY PHOTO GALLERY #1  |  SERVICE DAY PHOTO GALLERY #2BATESVILLE, Ark. – With more than 300 student-athletes making up the nearly 700 student population, the Lyon College athletes made a huge impact on Wednesday as they went out into Independence County to participate in the annual Service Day for the college.Lyon athletes performed tasks from raking leaves, to light construction work, to entertaining elementary school children as they made their presence felt throughout the area.


[Women's Soccer] Lyon storms back for 3-1 win over HSSU
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon women's soccer team struggled to find any opportunities in the first half, but found momentum in the second half to defeat Harris-Stowe State University 3-1 Tuesday afternoon. Jessica Souza (JR/Cabot, Ark.) and Joyce Barbosa (SO/Brazil) combined for the team's three goals to help the Scots to their third win in four contests.Lyon is now 5-7-1 overall and 5-3-1 in American Midwest Conference play. Harris-Stowe State falls to 8-8 overall and 5-5 in the AMC. The Scots jump to sixth place in the conference, while HSSU falls to the eighth spot.


[Men's Soccer] Lyon hangs on for 3-2 win over HSSU
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon men's soccer team built a 3-0 lead before Harris-Stowe State University scored two straight goals to try and mount a comeback. In the end, the Scots held on for the 3-2 victory and stalled a possible comeback from the Hornets.Ignacio Zuniga (SO/Chile) scored two goals for the Scots, while Ali Fawaz (SR/Abengourou, Cote D'Ivoire) added the third. 


[Men's Wrestling] Lyon Men?s Wrestling Season Preview
SCHEDULE | ROSTER | PROSPECTUSBATESVILLE, Ark. – Returning a pair of wrestlers that advanced to the NAIA Wrestling National Championships last season, the Lyon College men's wrestling team will be looking to once again challenge for American Midwest Conference regular season crown and to increase its numbers of qualifiers for nationals in 2016-17.The Scots, who claimed the first AMC regular season men's wrestling co-championship last spring, along with Williams Baptist College and Missouri Baptist University, open the season on October 31 when Lyon travels to Little Rock to face Arkansas Baptist College in a 6 p.m. dual.


[Women's Soccer] Lyon tangles with HSSU at home Tuesday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon women's soccer team (4-7-1, 4-3-1 American Midwest Conference) tangles with Harris-Stowe State University in a key conference showdown at J. Marshall Huser Field Tuesday. Kickoff is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Both teams are looking to stay in the AMC postseason race, as the Scots sit in seventh place and the Hornets are in eighth.Joyce Barbosa (SO/Brazil) leads the Scots with 12 goals scored on the season, while Jessica Souza (JR/Cabot, Ark.) is second with 10. Five Scots also have one assist apiece in Darby Blaylock (SO/Fairview, Texas), Jessica Lantrip (SR/Corinth, Texas), Barbosa, Olivia Wolfram (SO/Springfield, Mo.) and Kayla Holloway (JR/Porterville, Calif.). Goalkeeper Ali Ertl (JR/Tulsa, Okla.) leads the team with 79 saves in 11 matches.


[Men's Soccer] Lyon battles HSSU at home Tuesday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon men's soccer team (6-6-1, 4-3 American Midwest Conference) battles Harris-Stowe State University on Tuesday at J. Marshall Huser Field. Kickoff is slated for 3 p.m. The Scots currently sit in sixth place in the AMC standings, while the Hornets are in eighth.Rodrigo Ugalde (JR/Santiago, Chile) and Jack Fleming (SR/Sherwood, Ark.) lead the Scots with six goals apiece, while Ulises Caba Cordova (SR/Guymon, Okla.) and Omar Fabila (JR/Mexico) each have three. Mario Alonso (SO/Cambados, Spain) leads the Scots with three assists this season. Goalkeeper Gianni Santin (FR/Reunion Island) has a team high 45 saves in nine matches.


[Men's Soccer] Scots fall short in OT to HLG
HANNIBAL, Mo. – It took one extra period to crown a winner in a key American Midwest Conference matchup Saturday. The Lyon College men's soccer team would fall just short in the overtime period, 2-1 to Hannibal-LaGrange University.  Lyon is now 6-6-1 overall and 4-3 in the American Midwest Conference. The Scots are tied for fifth with Missouri Baptist. HLG stands in first place in the conference with an 8-3-2 overall record, and 7-0 mark in the AMC. Columbia College is also undefeated in the conference, but has one draw at 8-0-1.


[Women's Soccer] Trojans inch by Scots, 1-0
HANNIBAL, Mo. – An early goal by Hannibal-LaGrange University was enough to get by the Lyon College women's soccer team on Saturday, as the Trojans defeated the Scots 1-0. HLG scored the lone goal of the match in the first minute of the game to claim the victory.Lyon falls to 4-7-1 overall and is now 4-3-1 in the American Midwest Conference. Hannibal-LaGrange moves to 6-5-3 overall, and 4-2-2 in the AMC. The Scots fall to eighth place in the conference – one half game behind William Woods University for seventh, while the Trojans now sit in a tie for fifth place with Lindenwood University-Belleville.


[Women's Basketball] Lyon Women?s Basketball Season Preview
SCHEDULE | ROSTER | PROSPECTUS | 2015-16 STANDINGSBATESVILLE, Ark. ? Last season the Lyon College women's basketball team achieved new heights, winning their first outright American Midwest Conference regular season, and AMC Postseason Tournament championship. The Scots also made their fifth straight NAIA National Tournament appearance, and hope to implement last year's model in embarking on another successful journey.In 2015-16, Lyon finished 30-4, which was the best finish in program history. The Scots also boasted a 19-game winning streak and finished the season ranked No. 4 in the NAIA Top 25 Poll.


[Football] Week 8 edition of Kyle Phelps Show: Watch it now
BATESVILLE, Ark. - The eighth edition of The Kyle Phelps Show is now available for viewing by clicking the link below. Phelps talks about his Lyon Scots football team's 35-21 Central States Football League victory over Texas College on Saturday, October 8, at Pioneer Stadium. The Scots won their second game in a row and third game in their last four outings.Michael Bowles (SR/Earle, Ark.) led the Lyon ground game with 150 yards and two touchdowns on 23 carries. His rushing yards made Bowles the No. 1 running back in the nation in NAIA with 915 yards. He is also third in the country in all-purpose yards (1,026) and fifth in rushing yards per game (130.7).


[Women's Soccer] Barbosa, Souza lead Scots to rout of CBC, 10-1
CONWAY, Ark. – The Lyon College women's soccer team used a 41-hit attack Tuesday evening as the Scots cashed in on four goals from Joyce Barbosa (SO/Brazil) (pictured far right) and Jessica Souza (JR/Cabot, Ark.) (pictured at right) as they cruised to an easy 10-1 American Midwest Conference victory over Central Baptist College at Centennial Soccer Park.The victory lifts Lyon (4-6-1, 4-2-1 AMC) into sole possession of fifth place in the AMC standings, behind first-place and 18th-ranked Park University (8-2-1, 8-0 AMC) and second-place and 20th-ranked Columbia College (10-1-2, 6-1 AMC). The Scots are only two points behind Missouri Baptist University (7-5, 5-2 AMC) and Harris-Stowe State University (8-6, 5-3 AMC) in the conference chase.


[Men's Soccer] Scots survive at Central Baptist
CONWAY, Ark. – Two early goals for the Lyon men's soccer team was enough to hold on for a 2-1 victory over Central Baptist College on Tuesday. The Scots scored both goals in the first half, before CBC scored a late goal with three minutes left in the match.Lyon is now 6-5-1 overall and 4-2 in the American Midwest Conference. The Scots are now just one half game out of third place, and one half game ahead of Park University for fourth. Lindenwood-Belleville currently holds a 4-1 conference record, in sole possession of the third spot. CBC falls to 1-9 overall and 0-6 in the AMC, sitting in 11th place.


[Volleyball] Beckham posts career high, Scots defeat CRC
PARAGOULD, Ark. – It was a night in the record books for Brittney Beckham (SR/Memphis, Tenn.) as she posted a career high 45 assists in the Lyon volleyball team's 3-1 (19-25, 25-21, 25-23, 25-17) win over Crowley's Ridge College Tuesday. The victory also a notched a season sweep for the Scots over the Pioneers, as they outscored CRC nine sets to three in the three total matches.Lyon is now 12-11 overall on the season, while Crowley's Ridge falls to 10-11 on the year. The Scots are currently tied for seventh in the American Midwest Conference with Williams Baptist University.


[Golf] Lyon Golf to host Fundraising Event at Eagle Mountain
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon men's and women's golf teams will be hosting a fundraising event at the Course at Eagle Mountain on Oct. 22. The event will be a Drive, Chip and Putt contest and take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The entry fee will be $20, which will give the participant three attempts of each category.There will be three age divisions with each participant competing in all three skills (Drive, Chip and Putt). Participants will accumulate points in each of them. The age divisions will be split up between participants under 18, age 18-59 and 60 years of age and older. The person with the highest number of points will be declared the overall champion of his or her age category. 


[Scots] Kilted Army cooking Boston butts today
The Lyon College Kilted Army, along with volunteers from the Scots' coaching staffs, are currently cooking Boston butts for one of their annual fundraisers. If you purchased a ticket you can pick up your Boston Butt between 12-noon and 6 p.m. today (Tuesday, Oct. 11) at the tent located behind Scots Baseball Field and in front of the Football Training Facility on the Lyon campus.If you did not purchase a ticket and would like to buy one, a limited number will be available for $30 each today. See Megan Bryant at the tent.Thanks to everyone for supporting this fundraiser!!


[Volleyball] Despite late comeback, Lyon falls to Columbia
BATESVILLE, Ark. – After a decisive first set for Columbia College, the Lyon volleyball team made things interesting in the second and third sets before falling 3-0 (10-25, 17-25, 22-25) to the Cougars on Sunday inside Becknell Gymnasium.The Scots fought back against Columbia in the third set, trailing by a slim margin numerous times. However, the Cougars fended off Lyon before the match could be extended. 


[Women's Soccer] Lyon cruises by Stephens, 8-0
BATESVILLE, Ark. – A season high 49 shots and eight goals scored helped the Lyon women's soccer team cruise past Stephens College Saturday afternoon, as the Scots defeated the Stars 8-0. The Scots scored five of their eight goals in the second half alone to put the game out of reach.Lyon is now 3-6-1 overall and 3-2-1 in AMC play, while Stephens falls to 2-10 overall and 0-7 in the conference. The win for Lyon helped move them up to sixth place in the conference standings, while Stephens is in 13th place.


[Football] Scots outmuscle Steers for third win, 35-21
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Somebody forgot to tell the Lyon College football team that it is only a second-year program. The Scots came out with another strong performance on Saturday afternoon here at Pioneer Stadium, outgaining Texas College 454 to 417, as Lyon won for the third time in its last four games, pounding the Steers, 35-21 before 1,821 fans.The victory, combined with Wayland Baptist University's 26-20 win over Bacone College and Arizona Christian University's 29-22 triumph over Southwestern Assemblies of God University, vaulted the Scots into a three-way tie for second place in the Central States Football League chase. ACU (3-2, 2-0 CSFL) leads the trio by one-half game. Lyon (3-4, 2-1 CSFL), Wayland Baptist (4-1, 1-0 CSFL) and Bacone (2-4, 2-1 CSFL) are all one-half game back. The Scots have yet to play Arizona Christian and Wayland Baptist in conference play.


[Volleyball] Lyon sweeps slate at host Tri-Match
BATESVILLE, Ark. ? The Lyon volleyball team had to work hard to earn its two victories Friday night inside Becknell Gymnasium. The Scots swept Hannibal-LaGrange 3-0 (25-19, 25-20, 25-18), before going down to the wire with Crowley's Ridge and taking a 3-2 (25-19, 21-25, 25-16, 28-30, 15-6) decision.Lyon is now 11-10 overall and 3-3 in the American Midwest Conference, and is in sixth place in the standings. Hannibal-LaGrange is 4-15 overall and 1-4 in the AMC, sitting in 11th place. Crowley's Ridge is 9-10 on the season.


[Women's Soccer] Lyon battles Stephens College on Saturday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon women's soccer team (2-6-1, 2-2-1 American Midwest Conference) is set to battle Stephens College on Saturday at J. Marshall Huser Field. Kickoff for the match is scheduled for 11 a.m. The Scots are 4-0 all-time against the Stars.Joyce Barbosa (SO/Brazil) leads the team with five goals scored, while Kayla Holloway (JR/Porterville, Calif.) and Jessica Souza (JR/Cabot, Ark.) have two apiece. Goalkeeper Ali Ertl (JR/Tulsa, Okla.) has 65 saves on the season. 


[Volleyball] Lyon hosts Tri-Match, Columbia this weekend
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College volleyball team (9-10, 2-3 American Midwest Conference) will be busy this weekend as they host Hannibal-LaGrange University and Crowley's Ridge College (Ark.) on Friday, followed by the reigning national champion Columbia College on Sunday.The Scots will play the Trojans on Friday at 4 p.m., and the Pioneers at 8 p.m. HLG and CRC will also play a neutral site match at 6 p.m., in between Lyon's matchups.


[Football] Scots host Steers, look to climb standings
THIS WEEK'S KYLE PHELPS SHOWBATESVILLE, Ark. – One of the most dangerous types of teams to play is a young, hungry squad with momentum.The Lyon College football team is starting to get the taste of victory and liking it. Having won two of its last three games, the Scots have gained momentum in the Central States Football League chase and are looking at moving up from its current position in third place with four league games remaining. Lyon will try to continue forward roll after its exciting come-from-behind 48-42 overtime win over Southwestern Assemblies of God University when the Scots host winless Texas College in a crucial league matchup Saturday at Pioneer Stadium.The contest, which kicks off at 3 p.m., will air (audio) on KZLE-FM Radio (93.1) and on the station's website (see below), with "Big Daddy" Randy Alan and Mark Lamberth bringing the live action. The pregame show will get underway at 2:30 p.m. The game will also be streamed live on the Scots Digital Network (see link below) for $9.95. Tickets will go on sale when gates open at 1:30 p.m. Adult admission is $5, with children six and under admitted free. Tailgating is expected to be in full force by 1 p.m. This is also a 'Pink Out' game, as fans are urged to wear pink to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month.


[Football] Lyon kicker named NAIA Player of Week
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – For a second-year program, the Lyon College football team continues to gain momentum on the season as it passes the midway point. After securing their second win in three games, the Scots had three players selected to all-conference honors this week. One of those players, Osvaldo Espericueta, has also been named the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Special Teams Player of the Week, the national office announced late Monday.Espericueta, a 5-9, 204-lb. kicker/punter from Batesville, Ark., earned the national award after being named the Central States Football League Special Teams Player of the Week for the second time this season as he helped the Scots to a thrilling come-from-behind 48-42 overtime win over Southwestern Assemblies of God University on Saturday.


[Football] Week 7 edition of Kyle Phelps Show: Watch it now
BATESVILLE, Ark. - Week six was a momentum builder for the Lyon College football team, as the Scots captured their first-ever Central States Football League win in dramatic fashion, a 48-42 overtime win over Southwestern Assemblies of God University at Pioneer Stadium. It was the second win in the past three games and evened Lyon's home record in 2016 at 2-2.Lyon head football coach Kyle Phelps talked with Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Information and Marketing John Krueger on Monday after the comeback win and The Kyle Phelps Show is now available below this article.


[Golf] Lyon Men sit in Fifth; Bartley currently tied for 10th
Women's Results | Men's ResultsFULTON, Mo. – After one round of the William Woods University Fall Invitational, the Lyon men's golf team sits in fifth place after carding a 322. Katherine Bartley (SR/Vilonia, Ark.) led the women's side for Lyon with a score of 13-over-par 85 and is in a tie for 10th place.In the men's division, William Woods leads the pack with a score of 299, while Columbia College is a close second after carding a 300. Lincoln University sits in third place with a score of 305 and Hannibal-LaGrange University is seven strokes back with a score of 312. William Woods's (B) team is in sixth place after carding a 334.


[Football] Pink Out: Football fans invited to join fight
BATESVILLE, Ark. - The Lyon College football team is joining forces with the Independence County United Way Agency in the fight against breast cancer and is asking its fans to join together, as well, on Saturday when the Scots host a 'Pink Out' contest. The game is Lyon's Central States Football League matchup against Texas College at 3 p.m. at Pioneer Stadium.Scot football players have already joined in the fight, donating at least $5 apiece to this national month-long cause in October. Lyon football coaches will be wearing pink shirts and players will be wearing pink socks in all their games during the month and are asking fans to wear pink to Saturday's contest and to donate in one of the next two games played at home. Following this week's contest, the Scots will host Arizona Christian University in Lyon's 2016 Homecoming game on October 22."This is a great cause and we want to do our part in helping our local United Way in the fight against this dreaded disease," said Lyon head football coach Kyle Phelps. "We hope that the community will join us and wear pink to Saturday's game and donate to this cause. All money donated at our next two games will stay right here in Independence County."Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the United States. According to the Cancer statistics, it's estimated that 232,670 women and 2,360 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer in the US in 2015, and 40,410 women and 430 men will die from the disease. If you're worried about developing breast cancer, or if you know someone who has been diagnosed with the disease, one way to deal with your concerns is to get as much information as possible.


[Golf] Lyon Men Finish Tied for Fifth; Bartley 14th at WWU
Men's Results | Women's ResultsFULTON, Mo. – The Lyon men's golf team finished tied for fifth at the William Woods University Fall Invitational Tuesday after carding a 666 overall. Katherine Bartley (SR/Vilonia, Ark.) led the women's side for Lyon with a score of 30-over-par 174, finishing in 14th place.In the men's division, William Woods won the tournament with an overall score of 588, while Columbia College placed second after carding a 602. Lincoln University (Mo.) placed third with a score of 606 and Hannibal-LaGrange University finished fourth with a score of 634. William Woods's (B) team tied with the Scots carding an overall score of 666.


[Men's Soccer] Lyon has shot opportunities, falls short to WWU
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The game was filled with 27 total shots, with just one team scoring a goal. In the end, the Lyon men's soccer team fell 1-0 to William Woods at Huser Field on Saturday.The Scots are now 5-5-1 overall and 3-2 in the American Midwest Conference. William Woods moves to 9-4 overall and 3-3 in the conference. Lyon is still one-half game ahead of the Owls for sole possession of fourth place in the AMC.


[Women's Wrestling] Lyon grapplers drop home opener, 27-19
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College freshman wrestler Miyuki Pugrad (FR/La Palma, Calif.) made quick work of Emmanuel College's Ahlana Williams in the 130-lb. weight class Saturday afternoon, but the Scots managed just three wins on the mat as they dropped a 27-19 dual at the hands of the Lady Lions in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.Pugrad only needed 40 seconds to record the fall win. Other wins by Lyon athletes included Alyssa Batiste (JR/Houston, Texas) capturing a 10-0 technical fall victory in the 136-lb. weight class and Desiree Linton (JR/Humble, Texas) (pictured at right) posting a 12-0 technical fall win in the 123-lb. weight class.


[Volleyball] Scots can't overcome No. 7 Park
PARKVILLE, Mo. – The Lyon volleyball team faced its toughest opponent thus far on Saturday, falling 3-0 (14-25, 6-25, 15-25) to No. 7 Park University. It was the second NAIA Top 25 team the Scots have faced this season.Lyon is now 9-10 overall and 2-3 in the American Midwest Conference. Park moves to 19-1 overall and 5-0 in the AMC.


[Football] Scots claim thrilling OT win over SAGU, 48-42
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Dwane Robinson (SO/Palm Bay, Fla.) returned from his two-game absence to score four touchdowns on the ground, while rushing for 156 yards, and completing 60% (12-of-20) of his passes for 118 yards and another score to lead Lyon College to its first-ever Central States Football League victory in grand fashion Saturday night here at Pioneer Stadium. The Scots (2-4, 1-1 CSFL) recorded their largest come-from-behind in school history, outscoring the Southwestern Assembly of God University (2-3, 0-1 CSFL) 28-7 in the fourth quarter and overtime to post the exciting 48-42 victory.Lyon trailed 35-20 when SAGU scored on a 12-yard TD run by Ricky Bickham (16-138, 2 TDs) with 9:12 left in the third. But Robinson led a 13-play, 85-yard drive, as the Scots cut the deficit to 35-27 with 9:32 remaining. Robinson hit pay dirt from five yards out on a fourth-and-three situation.


[Football] Scots sweep CSFL Player of Week honors
CSFL WEEKLY  REPORTBATESVILLE, Ark. – After the Lyon College football team began making some noise in the Central States Football League race on Saturday, capturing its second win in three weeks and moving into third place with the Scots' thrilling come-from-behind 48-42 victory over Southwestern Assemblies of God University, the team accomplished another first in the history of the program: Three Lyon players swept this week's CSFL Player of the Week honors, the league office announced Monday.Lyon sophomore quarterback Dwane Robinson has been named the CSFL Offensive Player of the Week, sophomore Xavier Story has been named the Defensive Player of the Week and sophomore kicker/punter Osvaldo Espericueta has been named the Special Teams Player of the Week.


[Football] Week 6 Edition of Kyle Phelps Show: Watch it now
BATESVILLE, Ark. - The Lyon College Scots head into Week 6 of the college football season as they prepare to open a three-game homestand Saturday afternoon when they host the Southwestern Assemblies of God University Lions at 4 p.m. at Pioneer Stadium. This week's edition of The Kyle Phelps Show is now available for viewing below or CLICKING HERE.Coach Phelps sat down with Lyon Assistant Athletics Director for Sports Information and Marketing John Krueger on Monday and talked about Saturday's Central States Football League opener against Bacone College in Muskogee, Okla., which the Scots lost, 34-21. In the game the Scots were outgained 492 to 277 as they were missing four starters from their defense.


[Women's Soccer] Lyon plays WBC to scoreless draw in 2 OT
WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – The Lyon women's soccer team played Williams Baptist to a scoreless draw in double-overtime on Tuesday. The Scots totaled 24 shots in the game, while Williams Baptist had 19 total shots.Lyon is now 2-5-1 overall and 2-1-1 in the American Midwest Conference. Williams Baptist is 1-4-1 overall and 1-2-1 in the AMC.


[Golf] Men Finish Seventh; Bartley leads Women at FHU
COVINGTON, Tenn. – The Lyon men's golf team finished in seventh place at the Freed-Hardeman University Fall Invitational Tuesday. Overall, the Scots scored a 645, while Katherine Bartley (SR/Vilonia, Ark.) led the women's side finishing 14th, carding a 25-over-par 165.In the men's division, host Freed-Hardeman won the tournament with a score of 585. Lindenwood-Belleville placed second scoring a 614, while Central Baptist was third carding a 616. Union University (Tenn.) placed fourth with a score of 620 and Crowley's Ridge College (Ark.) came in fifth with a score of 631. Central Baptist's (B) team fell one spot to sixth from the first round, totaling a score of 639. Freed-Hardeman's (B) squad placed eighth with a score of 660.


[Volleyball] Frickleton eclipses 1,000 kills, Scots fall to Ozarks
BATESVILLE, Ark. – It was a milestone night for Katarina Frickleton (SR/Bainbridge Island, Wash.) as she eclipsed 1,000 kills in her career. The Lyon volleyball team however, fell 3-0 to College of the Ozarks Tuesday night at Becknell Gymnasium.Lyon is now 9-8 overall, while College of the Ozarks moves to 15-10 on the season.


[Men's Soccer] Scots stay in thick of AMC race, 3-0
WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – Despite being outshot 21-8, the Lyon College men's soccer team made its attempts on goal count Tuesday afternoon, as Rodrigo Ugalde (JR/Santiago, Chile) scored a pair of goals and keeper Gianni Santin (FR/Reunion Island) (pictured below) posted nine saves and a shutout in Lyon's 3-0 win over Williams Baptist College at the WBC Soccer Field.The victory, Lyon's third in its last four matches, helped the Scots improve to 5-4-1 on the season, but more importantly 3-1 in American Midwest Conference action. The Scots remained in a third-place tie with Hannibal-LaGrange University (Mo.) (4-3-1, 3-0 AMC). Williams Baptist dropped to 1-5 on the season, 1-3 in league play, as the Eagles lost their second straight.


[Women's Soccer] Lyon hangs on for win against LUB
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Fielding nine players throughout the match, the Lyon women's soccer team hung on for a 3-2 win over Lindenwood-Belleville Saturday. The Scots scored two quick goals in the first 16 minutes, before adding a third in the second half and playing solid defense.Lyon improves to 2-5 overall and 2-1 in the American Midwest Conference, while Lindenwood-Belleville is 3-4-1, 2-1-1 in AMC play.


[Men's Soccer] Scots lose nail-biter to No. 20 Lynx
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon men's soccer team grabbed an early 1-0 lead against No. 20 Lindenwood-Belleville, but the Lynx answered with two goals to hold on for the victory Saturday. It was the Scots first ever loss to the Lynx in three all-time meetings.Lyon is now 4-4-1 and 2-1 in the AMC, while Lindenwood-Belleville is 5-3 overall and 4-0 in the conference.


[Volleyball] Lyon defeats Harris-Stowe 3-1
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Lyon volleyball team fended off Harris-Stowe State Saturday with a 3-1 (26-24, 25-22, 17-25, 25-20) win. The Scots were led by a senior and freshman in the attacking department in Katarina Frickleton (SR/Bainbridge Island, Wash.) and Kendra Kelley (FR/Batesville, Ark.), as the duo combined for 19 kills.Lyon is now 9-7 overall and 2-1 in AMC play, while Harris-Stowe falls to 2-10 overall and 0-4 in the AMC.


[Golf] Men sit in Seventh; Bartley leads Women at FHU
COVINGTON, Tenn. – After one round of the Freed-Hardeman University Invitational, the Lyon men's golf team sits in seventh place, while Katherine Bartley (SR/Vilonia, Ark.) l(pictured below) leads the women's team sitting in a tie for 10th place after carding an 11-over-par 83. The men recorded a first round score of 326 among the eight teams.In the men's division, Freed-Hardeman leads the field with a score of 295, while Lindenwood-Belleville is in second with a score of 307. Central Baptist sits in third after recording a score of 310, while Union University (Tenn.) is four shots back in fourth place with a score of 314. The Central Baptist (B) team is in fifth with a score of 318 and Crowley's Ridge College (Ark.) sits in sixth with a mark of 321. The Freed-Hardeman (B) team rounds out the group in eighth place, nine shots back of Lyon with a score of 335.


[Football] Warriors take down Scots, 34-21
CSFL STANDINGS / RESULTSMUSKOGEE, Okla. – Coming off their first win of the season, the Lyon College football team built14-6 lead over Bacone College in the second quarter here at the Indian Bowl Saturday afternoon. But the Scots, who were playing without their top two tacklers and a vital player in the secondary, couldn't contain Warrior quarterback Trey Seward as the senior threw four touchdown passes and ran for another score as Bacone won its first game of the season, defeating Lyon 34-21.The setback kept the Scots winless on the road in the past two seasons, as they fell to 0-7 since restarting the program. Lyon fell to 1-4 on the season and 0-1 in Central States Football League play. The Warriors improved to 1-3, 1-0 in conference.


[Volleyball] Lyon hangs tough at No. 15 MBU, falls in end
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Lyon volleyball team took all they could handle from No. 15 Missouri Baptist Friday night, hanging tough with the Spartans throughout the first few sets. In the end, the Scots fell 3-1 (12-25, 14-25, 25-22, 14-25). The third set marked the first ever set win for the Scots against Missouri Baptist in the eight total meetings.Lyon is now 8-7 overall and 1-1 in AMC play, while Missouri Baptist improves to 14-4 overall and 3-0 in the AMC.


[Football] Lyon coaches to support fight against MD
WACO, Texas – Lyon College football coaches will join collegiate coaches across the country on Saturday as they support the Coach to Cure MD program. This is the ninth year the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) program has sponsored this event, which has raised more than $1.2 million to battle Duchenne muscular dystrophy.The Scots (1-3) will be in Muskogee, Okla. to face Bacone College (0-3) in the Central States Football League opener for both schools. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m.


[Football] Scots open CSFL play at Bacone Saturday
KYLE PHELPS SHOW - WEEK 5MUSKOGEE, Okla. – Two squads battling for respect in the Central States Football League will square off Saturday at the Indian Bowl's Creek Nation Field in the conference opener for both teams at Muskogee High School. The winner will have confidence as they attempt to make a run at the league crown in November. The Scots will also be looking for some revenge after the Warriors scored as time expired a year ago to win the only previous game between the two programs.The contest, which kicks off at 2 p.m., will air (audio only) on KZLE-FM Radio (93.1) and on the station's website (see below), with "Big Daddy" Randy Alan and Blake Smith bringing the live action. The pregame show will get underway at 1:30 p.m. There will be free live stats for the contest (see below).


[Women's Soccer] Lyon opens home schedule against LUB
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon women's soccer team (1-5, 1-1 AMC) hosts American Midwest Conference foe Lindenwood-Belleville at J. Marshall Huser Field in their home opener on Saturday. The Scots are coming off a 9-1 defeat to Park University on the road on Sept. 17. Kickoff for the event is slated for 1 p.m.Joyce Barbosa (SO/Brazil) leads the team with three goals scored, while Kayla Holloway (JR/Porterville, Calif.) is second with two. Goalkeeper Ali Ertl (JR/Tulsa, Okla.) has a team high 41 saves in five games.


[Men's Soccer] Lyon hosts No. 20 LUB in AMC Game of the Week
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon men's soccer team (4-3-1, 2-0 AMC) hosts another American Midwest Conference opponent in No. 20 Lindenwood-Belleville on Saturday. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m.The matchup is also being hailed the AMC Game of the Week. This will be the second straight match in which Lyon has played in the conference game of the week, after defeating Park 4-0 on the road Sept. 17 in this year's first edition. 


[Men's Soccer] Santin named AMC Defensive Player of the Week
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Lyon men's soccer player Gianni Santin (FR/Reunion Island) has been named the American Midwest Conference Defensive Player of the Week, the conference office announced on Monday.This is the freshman's first honor after he totaled 12 saves in two games for the Scots last week. His key performance was an 11 save effort on the road against Park on Saturday, which was tabbed the AMC Game of the Week. The 11 saves were also the first time this season he has recorded double-digits in the category. 


[Football] Week 5 Edition of Kyle Phelps Show: See it here
CSFL WEEKLY REPORT / POWBATESVILLE, Ark. - The Lyon College football team produced a monumental win on Saturday when the Scots built a 42-20 lead at the half and then slammed the door shut on previously unbeaten Morthland College (Ill.) on Saturday, 63-26. Lyon shut the door in the final two quarters, outgaining the Patriots (2-1) 248 to 108 and outscoring them 21-6.Lyon set a number of team and personal records in the game. The Scots' ground gain finished with a record 586 yards, while the team set a program record with 568 yards. Lyon running back Michael Bowles (SR/Earle, Ark.) set a personal and program record with 253 yards rushing on 19 carries and three touchowns. He now has 511 yards on the season after four games. Teammate Joe Mahe (JR/Makawao, Hawaii) also set a personal record with 120 yards and a score on 10 carries and Jason Biddy (FR/Tuttle, Okla.) was the third Lyon runner to go over 100 yards on the day, setting a personal mark with 114 yards on 14 rushes. It was the first time in the school's history that running backs rushed for over 100 yards in the same game.


[Football] Bowles earns Scot Spotlight with 253-yard night
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College senior running back Michael Bowles made 'the spotlight' this past Saturday when he set a new Scot single-game rushing record with 253 yards and three touchdowns on 19 carries in the Scots' 63-26 victory over previously unbeaten Morthland College (Ill.). For his efforts Bowles has been put in the Scot Spotlight this week.Bowles, a 5-8, 199-lb. runner from Earle, Ark., picked up 186 yards and a pair of scores on 18 carries in the first half of the game as the Scots built a 42-20 lead against the Patriots. He only carried the ball one time in the second half, adding a 67-yard touchdown to his total before going to the bench for the remainder of the game. He averaged 13.3 yards per carry.


[Scots] Lyon Athletics Hall of Famers recognized
BATESVILLE, Ark. - Seven members of the Lyon College Athletics Hall of Fame were honored at halftime of Saturday's football game at Pioneer Stadium, as the Athletics Department invited any of the 129 members of the Hall of Fame in attendance with a pregame tailgate party.Lyon President Dr. Donald Weatherman (pictured on left) welcomed back (from left) Elliott Sampley (baseball, HOF Class 2008); David Parker (service/basketball, HOF Class 2005); Ronnie Brogdon (basketball, HOF Class 1991); Tracy Stewart-Lange (basketball, HOF Class 2000); Dennis Gillam (service, HOF Class 2015); Stuart Smith (HOF Class 2004); and Kevin Jenkins (basketball, HOF Class 2011).


[Football] Wood presented with game ball from first win
BATESVILLE, Ark. - Scott Wood (center), owner of Wood Family Dealerships in Batesville, was presented with the game ball used in the Lyon College football team's first win since restarting the program in 2013. Mr. Wood, who purchased the ball at Lyon's first annual Gridiron Gala fundraiser, was presented the ball by Kyle Phelps, Lyon's head football coach. Also pictured is Phil Brassy (right), general manager of Wood Family Dealerships. Lyon defeated Morthland College, 63-26, on Saturday for its first win.


[Football] Story earns CSFL Defensive POW honor
CSFL WEEK 4 REPORTBATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College defensive back Xavier Story tied a personal and team record on Saturday afternoon when he intercepted a pair of passes to help the Scots to their first victory since restarting the football program three years ago. His defensive play helped the Scots to a 63-26 victory over previously unbeaten Morthland College (2-1) and earned Story the Central States Football League Defensive Player of the Week honor, the conference office announced Monday.Story, a 5-10, 170-pound cornerback from Bushnell, Fla. posted his second two-interception game in Lyon's victory and brought his career interception mark to four. He also picked off two passes in last season's season finale against Wayland Baptist University, returning them a total of 31 yards. He defended four passes in that game.


[Men's Soccer] No. 24 Lyon defeats Park in Conference GOW
PARKVILLE, Mo. – The 24th-ranked Lyon men's soccer team got an important road victory on Saturday, as they defeated Park in the American Midwest Conference Game of the Week, 4-0. The game was highlighted by stellar defense from goalkeeper Gianni Santin (FR/Reunion Island) as he recorded his third shutout of the season.Lyon is now 4-3-1 and 2-0 in the AMC, while Park is 2-2-2 overall and 1-1 in the conference.


[Volleyball] Lyon falls to Ouachita Baptist, Harding
SEARCY, Ark. – Coming off two thriller wins at home, the Lyon volleyball team faced a pair of NCAA Division II opponents in the Harding Tournament Saturday. The Scots fell short however, to Ouachita Baptist 3-0 (18-25, 14-25, 18-25) and Harding University 3-0 (16-25, 12-25, 16-25).The Scots are now 8-6 on the season. Ouachita Baptist improves to 9-2, while Harding is also 9-2 on the season.


[Football] Scots rock Patriots for first win, 63-26
LYON-MORTHLAND PHOTOS: ALBUM 1 - ALBUM 2CSFL STANDINGS / RESULTSBATESVILLE, Ark. – It was long overdue, but when the Lyon College football team picked up the first win since restarting the program in 2013, the Scots did it in record-shattering fashion Saturday night here at Pioneer Stadium. Michael Bowles (SR/Earle, Ark.) (pictured below) blasted the all-time Lyon single-game rushing mark, picking up 253 yards and three touchdowns on 19 carries, and Joe Mahe (JR/Makawao, Hawaii) and Jason Biddy (FR/Tuttle, Okla.) also went over the century mark to lead the Scots to a 63-26 whipping of previously unbeaten Morthland College (2-1) before 1,721 fans.Lyon (1-3) had gone winless in 14 previous games since beginning intercollegiate play last season after a 64-year hiatus from the sport. But the Scots are winless no more as they piled up a program-record 687 yards under the direction of first-year quarterback Micah Wall (SO/Hooks, Texas), as he directed Lyon to its first victory of the year.


[Volleyball] Lyon hosts Tri-Match with Stephens, MSSU
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College volleyball team (6-4) hosts American Midwest Conference foe Stephens College, and NCAA Division II Missouri Southern State University in the Lyon Volleyball Tri-Match Friday.The Scots take on the Stars at 3 p.m., followed by a neutral site match between Stephens and Missouri Southern State at 5 p.m. Lyon and MSSU will close out the day with a match slated for 7 p.m. 


[Volleyball] Lyon sweeps matches at host Tri-Match
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon volleyball team has been battling the injury bug as of late, but perseverance and focus was the key to the Scots doubleheader sweep at its host Volleyball Tri-Match Friday. Lyon defeated American Midwest Conference foe Stephens College 3-2 (11-25, 25-18, 25-18, 21-25, 15-12) and NCAA Division II Missouri Southern State University 3-1 (25-20, 25-27, 25-23, 25-22).Stephens and Missouri Southern State also played each other as the Lions defeated the Stars 3-0.


[Women's Soccer] Scots fall 9-1 to Park
PARKVILLE, Mo. – Park got off to a hot start against the Lyon women's soccer team today and defeated the Scots 9-1. Lyon was outshot 28-7 in the match, with three different players totaling two shots apiece, in Kayla Holloway (JR/Porterville, Calif.), Jessica Souza (JR/Cabot, Ark.) and Joyce Barbosa (SO/Brazil) (pictured below).Lyon falls to 1-5, 1-1 in the American Midwest Conference, while Park is 2-2-1, 2-0 in AMC play.


[Football] Lyon hosts first-year Patriot program Saturday
KYLE PHELPS SHOW VIDEO - MORTHLAND WEEKBATESVILLE, Ark. – In every one of the first 14 games the Lyon College football team has played since restarting the program and playing intercollegiate games for the first time since 1951, the Scots have had to overcome two obstacles before they stepped on the field: a lack of experience and inadequate depth. Those two factors will be working in Lyon's favor on Saturday when the Scots host a first-year Morthland College (Ill.) program at Pioneer Stadium.The contest, which kicks off at 6 p.m., will air (audio) on KZLE-FM Radio (93.1) and on the station's website (see below), with "Big Daddy" Randy Alan and Mark Lamberth bringing the live action. The pregame show will get underway at 5:30 p.m. The game will also be streamed live on the Scots Digital Network (see link below) for $9.95. Tickets will go on sale when gates open at 4:30 p.m. Adult admission is $5, with children six and under admitted free. Tailgating is expected to be in full force by 4 p.m.


[Women's Basketball] Lyon's Furry Frenzy Toy Toss set for November 29
BATESVILLE, Ark. - The 2016-17 Lyon College Furry Frenzy Toy Toss, which benefits the United Way's Angel Tree program, putting Christmas gifts in the hands of children less fortunate, has been set, according to Lyon Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Information and Marketing John Krueger. The event will take place in James C. Becknell Gymnasium on Tuesday, November 29, 2016.There is a Lyon basketball doubleheader that night. The event will take place in the opening minutes of the Scots women's basketball non-conference game against Philander Smith College at 5:30 p.m. The men's game will follow against Baptist Bible College at 7:30 p.m.Fans will gain entrance to the games for FREE if they bring a new stuffed toy to toss when the Lyon women's team scores its first points of the game. That's when the 'Fur will Fly'.There will be games, giveaways and much, much more on that night. Start making plans now to come to the event, enjoy a great night of basketball and help needy children in Independence County have a Merry Christmas this year.More information will be coming soon. See how you can become involved.


[Football] Week 4 of Kyle Phelps Show: Morthland game
BATESVILLE, Ark. - Lyon College head football coach Kyle Phelps talks about the 49-14 Week 3 setback at the hands of Hendrix College on Saturday in the battle for the ScotZilla Trophy at Pioneer Stadium.Coach Phelps talks about the way the Scots played in their game last week and gives viewers some insight into this Saturday's (Sept. 17) home matchup with the first-year varsity program from Morthland College. That game will be played Saturday evening at 6 p.m. at Pioneer Stadium in Batesville.This week's game will also feature a pregame tailgate party beginning at 5 p.m. under the pavilion at the stadium for all Lyon College Athletics Hall of Famers. They are invited to come and mingle and eat for free and then watch the game between the Scots and the Patriots. They will also be recognized at halftime of the game.For tickets for the Lyon-Morthland game, CLICK HERE.To watch the Lyon College stream of the Morthland game on the Scots Digital Network (PPV - $9.95), CLICK HERE.


[Cheerleading] Lyon announces 2016-17 cheer squad
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The 2016-17 Lyon College cheer squad has been announced, according to Lyon Director of Athletics Kevin Jenkins. The squad, made up of four seniors, three juniors, three sophomores and two freshmen, are under the direction of first-year coach Beth Boyce.Leading the team this season are seniors Lindsey Carter (Manila, Ark.), Hannah Hairston (Grand Prairie, Texas), Brittany Northern (Spring, Texas) and Kathy Wilbourne (Cave City, Ark.).


[Women's Soccer] Lyon defeats SLCOP 4-2
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Lyon women's soccer team came back from a 2-0 deficit, to claim a 4-2 victory over St. Louis College of Pharmacy Thursday evening. The Scots were led by Joyce Barbosa (SO/Brazil) who tallied two goals and one assist in the match.Lyon improves to 1-4 overall and 1-0 in the American Midwest Conference, while St. Louis Pharmacy is now 0-3 overall and 0-1 in the AMC.


[Men's Soccer] No. 24 Lyon throttles SLCOP 7-1
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The 24th-ranked Lyon men's soccer team jumped out to an early 3-0 lead and never looked back. In the end, the Scots defeated St. Louis College of Pharmacy 7-1 in the first American Midwest Conference game of the season.Lyon is now 3-3-1 and 1-0 in the AMC on the year, while St. Louis Pharmacy is 1-2 overall and 0-1.


[Men's Soccer] No. 24 Lyon falls to No. 25 Hastings
HASTINGS, Neb. – In a battle of two Top 25 teams, the No. 24 Lyon men's soccer team did not have many opportunities as they fell 2-0 to No. 25 Hastings College (Neb.) Saturday night. The Scots were held to just two shots in the match.Lyon is now 2-3-1 on the year, while Hastings is 6-0.


[Football] Lyon Athletics thanks Weathermans for support
The Lyon Athletics Department Director of Athletics Kevin Jenkins (pictured at right) presented Lyon College President Donald Weatherman (left) and his wife, Lynn, a special memento - of the Lyon football team's first-ever touchdown last season - for the years of service with the college and the support of Athletics programs before the president retires on June 30, 2017. Dr. Weatherman was instrumental in the start up of men's and women's wrestling and football at Lyon. Thanks to the Weathermans for all they do for Lyon Athletics!


[Football] Scots, Warriors battle for ScotZilla Saturday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Rivalry games have a way of having strange endings and Saturday's non-conference football matchup between Lyon College and Hendrix College could be a high-scoring affair when the two teams tangle at Pioneer Stadium in what is now known as the "Battle for ScotZilla".The contest, which kicks off at 2 p.m., will air (audio) on KZLE-FM Radio (93.1) and on the station's website (see below), with "Big Daddy" Randy Alan and Stu Smith bringing the live action. The pregame show will get underway at 1:30 p.m. The game will also be streamed live on the Scots Digital Network (see link below) for $9.95. Tickets will go on sale when gates open at 12:30 p.m. Adult admission is $5, with children six and under admitted free. Tailgating is expected to be in full force by 12-noon.


[Men's Soccer] No. 24 Lyon battles Concordia to scoreless draw
HASTINGS, Neb. – After two lightning delays and two overtime periods, the 24th-ranked Lyon men's soccer team battled Concordia University (Neb.) to a scoreless draw this afternoon. It was the first ever meeting between the two schools.Lyon is now 2-2-1 on the year, while Concordia is 2-1-1.


[Volleyball] Lyon falls to WBC, MC at Belhaven Classic
CLINTON, Miss. ? The Lyon volleyball team faced Williams Baptist and NCAA Division II member Mississippi College in the first day of the Belhaven Classic. In the first match against the Mustangs, the Scots fell in a back and forth battle, 3-1 (17-25, 26-24, 21-25, 25-27).In the nightcap, Lyon fell 3-1 (16-25, 25-17, 21-25, 13-25) to the Choctaws.


[Volleyball] Lyon splits final day at Belhaven Classic
JACKSON, Miss. – The Lyon volleyball team split a pair of matches at the final day of the Belhaven University Volleyball Classic Saturday. The Scots defeated Huntingdon College (Ala.) 3-1 (22-25, 25-23, 25-18, 25-17), and fell to NCAA Division III member Belhaven University (Miss.) 3-0 (21-25, 18-25, 26-28).The Scots are now 6-4 on the season. Huntingdon College is 3-5, while Belhaven is 4-3 on the year. 


[Football] Peters, Warriors bump off Scots, 49-14
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College football team will have to wait a year for a chance to bring the ScotZilla Trophy back to its Batesville campus, as Hendrix College used a 28-point second quarter to secure its second consecutive victory over the Scots with a 49-14 victory at Pioneer Stadium Saturday afternoon before 2,520 fans.Hendrix senior quarterback Seth Peters, who completed over 91% (22 of 24) of his passes last week in the Warriors' season-opening 55-23 win over Austin College, had the hot hand again Saturday. In just over two quarters of work he completed 21 of 26 (80.8%) throws for 371 yards, including three scoring tosses. In just two starts this season, he has hit 43 of 50 (86%) of his passes for 640 yards and five TDs. Twelve different receivers caught passes against the Scots, led by Nate Hodapp's five grabs for 132 yards and a pair of scores.


[Football] Watch Kyle Phelps Show as Scots get set for Hendrix
BATESVILLE, Ark. - Lyon College head football coach Kyle Phelps joins John Krueger, Lyon assistant athletic director for sports information and athletic marketing, for the third segment of The Kyle Phelps Show, which was taped earlier this week. This is Week 3 of the season and Coach Phelps talks about Lyon's 63-17 setback at the hands of No. 12-ranked Lindsey Wilson College this past Saturday. The Scots (0-2) were within 21-17 with just over 10 minutes remaining in the third quarter before the Blue Raiders (2-0) pulled away for the win.Phelps also talks about the Scots' upcoming game against arch-rival Hendrix College, which will take place Saturday, September 10, at 2 p.m. from Pioneer Stadium in Batesville. This game will now be 'The Battle for ScotZilla', with the traveling trophy to be presented to the winning team after the game each season.To watch this week's Kyle Phelps Show, click on the video below.To purchase tickets ($5 per person) for the Lyon-Hendrix game online, CLICK HERE.To watch FREE live stats of Saturday's game, CLICK HERE.To watch the pay-per-view ($9.95) of the game, CLICK HERE.To listen to the game FREE, CLICK HERE.The pregame show will begin at 1:30 p.m.


[Football] Hawkins named to CSFL Player of Week honor
CSFL WEEK 2 UPDATEBATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College sophomore defensive back/kick returner Tre Hawkins became the second consecutive Scot to be named the Central States Football League Special Teams Player of the Week on Monday when the league office announced its Week 2 league awards.Hawkins, a 5-8, 151-lb. sophomore from Houston, Texas, returned nine special teams kicks for a total of 234 yards, with a long of 53, in the Scots' 63-17 setback to No. 12-ranked Lindsey Wilson College on Saturday in Columbia, Kentucky.


[Football] Lyon-Hendrix football rivalry now has prize
BATESVILLE, Ark. – College football across the country has rivalries in each state, and many of those grudge matches have a traveling trophy to go along with the annual matchups. From Arkansas vs. LSU's Golden Boot to Razorback vs. Missouri's Battle Line Trophy to the Paul Bunyan Trophy (which the winner of the Michigan vs. Michigan State match possesses), each trophy brings a heightened excitement to the game each year. Now Lyon College and Hendrix College are part of that history.Beginning with Saturday's second matchup between rivals Lyon and Hendrix, there will be a new traveling trophy on display at Pioneer Stadium in Batesville – the "ScotZilla Trophy." This trophy, which will be on display at the game each year, will be presented and travel home to the winner of the annual football game and stay there until the teams from Arkansas' two liberal arts colleges meet again.


[Women's Soccer] Scots fall on the road to Bethel, 6-1
MCKENZIE, Tenn. – The Lyon women's soccer team fell 6-1 on the road to Bethel University (Tenn.) on Wednesday afternoon. The Scots got their first goal of the season in the game from Joyce Barbosa (SO/Brazil) in the 51st minute.Lyon falls to 0-3 on the season, while Bethel is now 2-1-1.


[Volleyball] Lyon falls to NCAA Division II UAM
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon volleyball team fought back in the third set of its match with NCAA Division II the University of Arkansas-Monticello Wednesday night, but eventually fell 3-0 (13-25, 15-25, 19-25).Lyon is now 5-1 to start the year, while Arkansas-Monticello is 1-4.


[Volleyball] Williams named AMC Defensive Player of the Week
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Lyon volleyball player Madisson Williams (SO/Hot Springs, Ark.) has been named the American Midwest Conference defensive player of the week, the conference office announced on Tuesday.This is Williams's first conference player of the week award of her career.


[Men's Soccer] No. 24 Lyon takes on Oklahoma City Saturday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The 24th-ranked Lyon College men's soccer team (1-2) hosts its third straight game when they take on Oklahoma City University on Saturday. Kickoff is scheduled for 2 p.m.The Scots are coming off a 4-3 loss to NCAA Division III the University of the Ozarks (Ark.), Thursday. Ulises Caba Cordova (SR/Guymon, Okla.), Omar Fabila (JR/Mexico) and Mario Alonso (SO/Cambados, Spain) all scored goals for the Scots.


[Men's Soccer] No. 24 Lyon shuts out Oklahoma City, 2-0
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The 24th-ranked Lyon men's soccer team recorded its first shutout of the year, by defeating Oklahoma City 2-0 Saturday afternoon at J. Marshall Huser Field. The Scots also outshot the Stars 13-11 in the match. Mario Alonso (SO/Cambados, Spain) and Ignacio Zuniga (SO/Chile) scored goals for the Scots.Lyon is now 2-2 on the year, while Oklahoma City drops to 1-1.


[Football] No. 12 Blue Raiders outlast Lyon, 63-17
COLUMBIA, Ky. – As they did a year ago in the first meeting between the two schools, the Lyon College football team hung tough with nationally-ranked Lindsey Wilson College for two quarters. But the second half was another story as Blue Raider quarterback Dylan Beasley connected on 12-of-15 passes for 250 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the final two periods as No. 12 LWC pulled away from the Scots, 63-17, at Blue Raider Stadium Saturday afternoon.Lyon (0-2) only trailed 21-10 at the half, scoring its points in the second quarter. At that point the Scots held the Blue Raiders (2-0) to 201 yards, while piling up 189 on offense. Lyon also did not turn the ball over in the first half and finished the game with only two, after suffering eight miscues in the opening week's 37-14 defeat at the hands of Wayland Baptist University.


[Volleyball] Lyon completes weekend sweep at PSC Classic
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon volleyball team took care of business on Saturday by sweeping Tougaloo College (Ala.) 3-0 (25-11, 25-21, 25-14) and Philander-Smith College (Ark.) 3-1 (25-22, 25-17, 22-25, 25-13).The Scots are now 5-0 on the season. 


[Scots] Tailgating, alumni opportunities coming at Lyon
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College Athletics Director Kevin Jenkins has announced a number of upcoming festivities this fall that involve alumni, Hall of Fame members, Lettermen's Club members and perspective members associated with the college.HALL OF FAME TAILGATE PARTY – SEPT. 17On Saturday, September 17, the Lyon football team will be at home to take on Morthland College at Batesville High School's Pioneer Stadium, the home of the Scots. All 129 members of the Lyon Athletics Hall of Fame are invited to attend this game for free and come to the pavilion next to the field at 5 p.m. for a free tailgate party.Members will sign up as they enter the pavilion area and then be recognized on the field at halftime of the game against the Patriots, which will kick off at 6 p.m. Hall of Fame members are invited to eat and socialize before and during the game if they wish, or watch the contest from the stands.


[Men's Soccer] No. 24 Lyon falls short against University of Ozarks
BATESVILLE, Ark. ? In a showcase of offensive display at J. Marshall Huser Field Thursday afternoon, the No. 24 Lyon men's soccer team fell just short to NCAA Division III the University of the Ozarks, 4-3. The Eagles scored two goals in the final seven minutes to defeat the Scots.Lyon is now 1-2 on the year, while the University of the Ozarks moves to 1-0 for 2016.


[Men's Soccer] No. 24 Lyon hosts University of Ozarks Thursday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The 24th-ranked Lyon College men's soccer team hosts NCAA Division III member the University of the Ozarks (Ark.) on Thursday. Kickoff is slated for a 4 p.m. start. The Scots are coming off a dramatic 3-2 overtime win against Martin Methodist College (Tenn.) on Saturday.Ulises Caba Cordova (SR/Guymon, Okla.) leads the Scots with four total points and two goals scored. Edgar Lopez (JR/Chicago, Ill.) has made 17 saves in goal this season.


[Football] Lyon?s Espericueta named CSFL POW
WEEK 1 CSFL PLAYER OF WEEK REPORTBATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College punter/kicker Osvaldo Espericueta boomed five punts for a 42.4-yard average and averaged 60.3 yards on three kickoffs last Thursday night, which was good enough to earn the redshirt sophomore Central States Football League Special Teams Player of the Week honors for Week 1 games, the league office has announced.Espericueta, who is a 5-9, 204-pound Batesville, Arkansas, native, had a long punt of 52 yards, finishing the day with kicks of 35, 39, 41, 45 and 52 yards in the contest, while tacking on a pair of extra points in the game as he worked double-duty. Wayland Baptist University started its drives after kickoffs on average at the 29.5 yard line after Espericueta's kicks were near the goal line each time.


[Women's Soccer] Lyon Soccer makes changes to Saturday slate
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College women's soccer team's (0-2-0) home game scheduled for 2 p.m. on Saturday against Oklahoma City University, has been cancelled due to unforeseeable circumstances.The 24th-ranked Lyon men's soccer team (1-1-0), which was originally scheduled to take on the Stars at 4 p.m. on Saturday, will now play Oklahoma City at 2 p.m. at Huser Field.


[Men's Soccer] Cordova named AMC Offensive Player of the Week
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Lyon men's soccer player Ulises Caba Cordova (SR/Guymon, Okla.) has been named the American Midwest Conference offensive player of the week, the conference office announced on Monday.Cordova garners the honor after totaling four points, and scoring two goals in an overtime win in Lyon's home opener over Martin Methodist College (Tenn.) on Saturday. His second goal of the game came with just over two minutes left in the first overtime period.


[Football] Watch Kyle Phelps Show as Scots prepare for LWC
BATESVILLE, Ark. - Lyon College head football coach Kyle Phelps talks about the Scots' 37-14 setback to Wayland Baptist University last Thursday night and preview's this week's showdown on the road with 12th-ranked Lindsey Wilson College as he sits down and talks with Lyon Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Information and Athletic Marketing John Krueger.The Scots led almost all statistical categories except turnovers against WBU, but it was the Pioneers that turned turnovers in 30 points in the game.Coach Phelps also previews this week's game and talks about what he expects from the Blue Raiders as the Scots travel to Columbia, Ky. on Saturday for Week 2 of the 2016 season against LWC. Kickoff is set for 1:30 p.m.You can watch the action by CLICKING HERE. 


[Women's Soccer] Lyon falls to No. 8 Martin Methodist
PULASKI, Tenn. – Facing a top 10 opponent on the road Sunday, the Lyon women's soccer team fell 8-0 to No. 8 Martin Methodist College (Tenn.). The Scots were outshot in the game, 37-4.Lyon falls to 0-2 on the season, while Martin Methodist is now 3-0.


[Men's Soccer] No. 24 Lyon hosts Martin Methodist Saturday
BATESVILLE, Ark. ? The 24th-ranked Lyon College men's soccer team hosts its home opener on Saturday when they take on Martin Methodist College (Tenn.) at 1 p.m. The Scots have won their home opener in the last three years ? dating back to the 2013 season.Follow the GameFor FREE live stats ? CLICK HEREFor pay-per-view live video/audio ? CLICK HERE(Live streaming is $7.95 per game or $39.95 for entire season)


[Volleyball] Lyon opens 2016 season with Philander-Smith
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College volleyball team will look to start 2016 off strong when they welcome Philander-Smith College (Ark.) Saturday inside Becknell Gymnasium. First serve is scheduled for a 4 p.m. start.Follow the GameFor FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor pay-per-view live video/audio ($7.95) Season Pass ($39.95) – CLICK HERE 


[Men's Soccer] Cordova?s late goal seals overtime win for No. 24 Lyon
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Ulises Caba Cordova (SR/Guymon, Okla.) scored a golden goal in the third minute of overtime to seal a win for the No. 24 Lyon men's soccer team over Martin Methodist College (Tenn.) on Saturday. Lyon scored the final two goals of the game in a span of 18 minutes to pick up their first win of the season.Lyon is now 1-1 on the year, while Martin Methodist moves to 0-1-1 for 2016.


[Volleyball] Scots sweep Panthers 3-0 in season opener
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon volleyball team opened the 2016 season with a 3-0 (25-12, 25-15, 25-23) sweep over Philander-Smith College (Ark.) Saturday afternoon. Lyon is now 1-0 to start the year, while Philander-Smith falls to 0-1.BY THE NUMBERS 6 – Katarina Frickleton (SR/Bainbridge Island, Wash.) and Kendra Kelley (FR/Batesville, Ark.) each totaled six kills.24 – Brittney Beckham (SR/Memphis, Tenn.) recorded a game-high 24 assists.9 – Madisson Williams (SO/Hot Springs, Ark.) played solid defense recording nine digs..500 – Kelley led Lyon with a .500 hitting percentage.5 – Williams led the Scots with five service aces. Overall, Lyon tallied 12.


[Scots] Shellenberger Named Kilted Army Member of Year
BATESVILLE, Ark. - Longtime booster member John Shellenberger was honored for his years of service as a member of the Lyon Athletics Kilted Army Thursday night when he was presented with the 2015-16 Jim Summers Kilted Army Member of the Year Award at halftime of the Scots' football game against Wayland Baptist University.Shellenbergr was presented with the award by Kilted Army president Scott McSpadden.The Kilted Army is the booster club of the Lyon College athletic programs.


[Football] Scots look to turn tide on Pioneers in opener tonight
THE KYLE PHELPS SHOWBATESVILLE, Ark. – It's a new year, and for the Lyon College football squad, there is renewed optimism. And there is plenty of reason for the positive outlook, with the nation's third-leading rusher back, along with seven starters back on both sides of the football, a new head coach, two new coordinators on the coaching staff and a squad that has another year of experience under its belt.The Scots will have the opportunity to start the 2016 off in grand fashion Thursday night when Lyon hosts Wayland Baptist University in a non-conference matchup at Pioneer Stadium. It's the nation's first college football game of the year and Lyon is looking to start the year off with a bang by recording its first victory since restarting football one year ago after a 64-year hiatus. The game has been designated as a "Blue Out", which means Lyon fans are urged to wear navy blue to the game.


[Football] The Kyle Phelps Show - Wayland Game
The first edition of The Kyle Phelps Show was recorded this week and can be seen by CLICKING HERE. The show will be taped each Monday as Lyon head football coach Kyle Phelps talks about the previous week's game and previews the upcoming opponent.Phelps previewed this week's game against Wayland Baptist University, which will take place Thursday night (Aug. 25) at 8 p.m. at Batesville High School's Pioneer Stadium, the home of the Fighting Scots football team. 


[Football] Miscues keep Scots from opening win, 37-14
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College football team committed eight turnovers Thursday night in its season opener against Wayland Baptist University, and the Pioneers turned five of those miscues into 30 points as WBU captured a 37-14 win over the Scots here at Pioneer Stadium in both teams' season opener.Lyon (0-1) had its chances throughout, but shot itself in the foot time and time again. The Scots finished the game with more rushing yards (228-170), more passing yards (140-80), more total yards (368-250) more first downs (19-16) and averaged 5.8-yards per play, compared to 3.8 yards for Wayland Baptist (1-0). But the Scots lost the turnover battle 8-1 and an untimely roughing the kicker penalty in the first half was eventually turned into the Pioneers' other score of the contest.


[Football] 2016 Lyon Football Season Preview
2016 SCHEDULE | ROSTER | PROSPECTUS | LYON'S OPPONENTSBATESVILLE, Ark. – When Kyle Phelps was hired as recruiting coordinator and assistant coach of the Lyon College football program three years ago as the institution began the restart of the program, the plan was simple: Build young and rise.Through the first season of football at Lyon since 1951 there were a lot of 'growing pains' as the Scots had 95 percent freshmen on the squad. The Scots came within one play of winning two games in its first season, posting a 0-11 finish in 2015.Now, a year later, the Scots have used their first season to gain experience, building the players through size and speed in the off-season and are continuing to mature with each snap of the football. This season will have more expectations as Lyon's motto for the year is "Rise as One".


[Women's Soccer] Lyon falls to John Brown in season opener
SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark. – The Lyon women's soccer team faced a tough John Brown University (Ark.) squad on Saturday afternoon, falling 6-0 in its season opener. The Golden Eagles stifled the Scots offense holding them to one shot in the game, coming from Jessica Souza (JR/Cabot, Ark.). Lyon is now 1-3 all-time against the Golden Eagles.Lyon falls to 0-1 on the season, while John Brown is now 1-0.


[Men's Soccer] No. 24 Lyon comes up short against JBU
SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark. – The No. 24 Lyon men's soccer team came up short Saturday against John Brown University (Ark.), falling 3-0 in its season opener. The Scots had some opportunities to connect on shots, but John Brown held them scoreless throughout. The Scots are now an even 2-2 against the Golden Eagles all-time.Lyon is now 0-1 on the season, while John Brown moves to 1-0 for 2016.


[Football] Lyon offense set to turn up heat in 2016
2016 SCHEDULE | ROSTER | PROSPECTUS | OPPONENTS QUCK FACTSBATESVILLE, Ark. – In their first season of football since 1951, the 2015 Lyon College Scots struggled at times on offense, but still managed to average 182.2 yards per game on the ground, produce the nation's third-leading rusher in Michael Bowles (SR/Earle, Ark.) and average 17.0 points per game.But with a passing game that picked up 117.5 yards per outing and seeing the need for a more balanced attack, Lyon hired an offensive coordinator to direct the program's forward push. Shawn Daniel was hired, who brought with him collegiate coaching experience from Trinity Bible College (ND), fellow Central State Football League school Southwest Assemblies of God University (Texas) and Midland University (Neb.).


[Volleyball] 2016 Lyon Volleyball Season Preview
2016 VOLLEYBALL SCHEDULE | 2016 VOLLEYBALL ROSTER | 2016 VOLLEYBALL TEAM PROSPECTUSBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College volleyball team made positive strides last season, finishing 17-17 with the most wins for the program since 2008. This year, the Scots look to make a bigger climb as they feature some solid returners and new faces with high potential.In 2015 Lyon finished eighth in the American Midwest Conference, qualifying for the AMC Tournament. The Scots drew a tough challenge in the first round, playing No. 1 seed Columbia College and falling 3-0.


[Football] Lyon defense ready to step up its game
2016 SCHEDULE | ROSTER | PROSPECTUSBATESVILLE, Ark. – Despite seven starters returning from a year ago, the Lyon College defense will still be a young squad. But first-year defensive coordinator Del Howard isn't about to make excuses as he expects better performances from the Scots football team when it opens the season next Thursday against Wayland Baptist University (8 p.m.) at Pioneer Stadium.Howard, a former player at University of Missouri, coached the Lyon defensive backs last year. This year he's also taking on the responsibility of the entire defense. He said four returning starters in the secondary and three on the front line means more maturity and better football savvy when the season begins.


[Football] Scots accomplish goals in grid scrimmage
BATESVILLE, Ark. – With only eight days separating the Lyon College football team from the season opener, first-year head coach Kyle Phelps had a simple game plan when his squad took to the field here at Pioneer Stadium in an intrasquad scrimmage Wednesday night. He played his starters sparingly and looked at a lot of young talent as the White offense rolled up 148 yards in 30 plays in a 3-0 win over the Blue defense.The Scots, who open the 2016 season next Thursday at home against Wayland Baptist University (8 p.m.), put in some action under the lights and allowed fans to come out and take a sneak peak at what to expect this season. Lyon quarterbacks completed 7-of-10 passes (70%) and 13 different players carried the ball, rushing for 5.1 yards a carry, finishing with 104 yards.


[Women's Soccer] 2016 Lyon Women?s Soccer Season Preview
2016 WOMEN'S SOCCER SCHEDULE | 2016 WOMEN'S SOCCER ROSTER | 2016 WOMEN'S SOCCER PROSPECTUSBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College women's soccer team tied a program high for wins in a season with 12 a year ago, and will look to continue a similar trend when they hit the pitch for the 2016 season.Last season's finish pitted the Scots in third place in the American Midwest Conference, advancing them into the AMC Tournament where they eventually fell to Park University (Mo.) in the AMC Tournament Semifinals.


[Men's Soccer] Lyon ranked No. 24 in NAIA Preseason Top 25
2016 NAIA Men's Soccer Coaches Preseason Top 25 PollBATESVILLE, Ark. – After recording a program record 14 wins in 2015, the Lyon men's soccer team opens up the 2016 season ranked No. 24 in the NAIA Preseason Top 25 Poll.The Scots outstanding season was also followed up by its first ever NAIA National Tournament Opening Round appearance in program history. The Scots placed second in the American Midwest Conference and advanced to the semifinals of the AMC Tournament – falling 2-1 to Park University at home. 


[Football] Scots face huge challenge after CSFL poll
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The 2016 Lyon College football team has a lot to prove to the coaches and sports information directors in the Central States Football League after posting a winless record a year ago. The Scots were picked to finish in last place this fall after posting an 0-11 season mark in 2015, while being held winless in the CSFL with an 0-6 record.Defending conference champion Arizona Christian University, which is ranked No. 20 in the NAIA Football Coaches' Top 25 Poll after being ranked 22nd in the spring, received seven of the 11 first-place votes and received 52 points and is the choice to once again claim the title. ACU is fresh off its second season of football in 2015, as the Firestorm finished with a 6-3 overall record and were undefeated in conference play.


[Men's Soccer] 2016 Lyon Men?s Soccer Season Preview
2016 MEN'S SOCCER SCHEDULE  | 2016 MEN'S SOCCER ROSTER  | 2016 MEN'S SOCCER PROSPECTUSBATESVILLE, Ark. – Last season the Lyon College men's soccer team reached new heights, making its first-ever national tournament appearance in the 15-year history of the program. With the new faces on the team, the Scots hope to build on that success by molding new players into the team's chemistry.Lyon finished 14-4-1, including an outstanding 8-1-1 record at home in 2015. The Scots took second place in the American Midwest Conference and finished the season ranked 23rd in the nation, eventually falling 1-0 in double overtime to Union College (Ky.) in the NAIA National Tournament Opening Round.


[Football] Scots break camp, continue work toward opener
2016 FOOTBALL SCHEDULE  |  BUY SEASON TICKETSBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College football team broke training camp on Thursday afternoon, but the Scots will continue to work toward the season opener, which is now just 13 days away. Lyon will host the first collegiate football game of the year in the country on Thursday, August 25, when the Scots take on Wayland Baptist College in a non-conference matchup at Pioneer Stadium. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m.Lyon first-year head coach Kyle Phelps has 90 players currently in camp. Having taken over the head coaching role just five days before camp opened, he said hasn't made many changes in camp.


[Shooting Sports] Lyon Shooting Program wins national title
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College shooting program is coming off a spectacular performance at the 2016 AIM Grand American World Trapshooting Championships where they clinched their second consecutive national title August 1. The Scots competed in the Junior Gold-Class B level coming out on top with an overall score of 974 out of 1000.The shooting team consisted of Dalton Lamons (JR/Desha, Ark.), Noah Brawley (SR/Horseshoe Lake, Ark.), Blake Caldwell (SO/Batesville, Ark.), Kullins Koelling (JR/Salem, Ark.) and Riley Caraway (SO/Sulpher Rock, Ark.) (not pictured). Caldwell was the top individual for Lyon scoring a 198 out of 200, while Koelling scored a 197. Lamons posted a score of 195, while Brawley and Caraway each scored a 192. 


[Baseball] Glaude making strides at professional level
Griffin Glaude Professional StatisticsBATESVILLE, Ark. – Every young baseball player growing up has thoughts of playing at the professional level one day. For most, it's a dream to compete with some of the top level players in major league baseball. For former Lyon College Scot, Griffin Glaude he is climbing the ladder to that same dream.Just over a year ago last summer, Glaude signed a minor league contract with the Toronto Blue Jays organization as an undrafted free agent. In 2015, Glaude started at the rookie level, garnering a 3-1 record with a 2.20 earned run average and striking out 37 batters. 


[Football] Kelley resigns; Phelps named head football coach
2016 LYON FOOTBALL SCHEDULEBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College football program is reporting a change in its head coaching position just five days before the 2016 team reports for training camp. Lyon Director of Athletics Kevin Jenkins announced Friday that Kirk Kelley (pictured below, right) has resigned as head coach and former Scot associate head coach Kyle Phelps (pictured below, left) has been named the new head coach of the program. Both changes are effective immediately.Lyon reinstated football three years ago after discontinuing the program in 1951. The Scots practiced in 2014, but did not play any intercollegiate contests. Last season Lyon posted a 0-11 season in its first season, finishing 0-6 against competition in the Central States Football League.


[Men's Soccer] Lyon soccer makes coaching changes
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College has made a pair of coaching changes involving its intercollegiate soccer teams, according to Director of Athletics Kevin Jenkins. Michael Brookshire, who has been the head coach of the Scots men's squad for the past four seasons, has announced his resignation to pursue other business opportunities. Lyon women's coach Chris Bocanegra will now be taking over the men's program, effective immediately.Jenkins stated that a national search is currently underway to find a new women's head coach at Lyon.


[Scots] Krueger named SID of Year, promoted at Lyon
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – When the Lyon College Scots joined the American Midwest Conference in 2012-13, the Scots also brought in John Krueger as the school's Director of Sports Information. Finishing his fourth year at Lyon, Krueger was named as the AMC Sports Information Director of the Year last week."John is one of the best sports information directors around," AMC Commissioner Will Wolper said. "The growth of Lyon's visibility through local and social media over the past four years, the ability to increase revenue while providing opportunity for Scot fans to follow the team from afar is remarkable and all made possible by John's efforts. This honor, given John by his peers in the AMC, is very much deserved."


[Volleyball] Lyon inks Idrogo for upcoming season
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College volleyball head coach Ray Green announced the signing of Valeria Idrogo for the upcoming 2016 fall season, on Monday.Idrogo is a Lonoke, Ark., native who will serve as a utility player for the Scots this upcoming season. Green said Idrogo has all the tools to succeed at the collegiate level.


[Scots] Lyon Sports Information Earns NAIA-SIDA Award
DALLAS, Texas – The Lyon College Sports Information Department earned national honors at the NAIA-SIDA Publications and Media Contests Awards ceremony at the College Sports Information Directors of America national convention.The Lyon Athletics Facebook account finished with the seventh-most likes gained during the 2015-16 academic year. Lyon College Director of Sports Information John Krueger and Assistant Sports Information Director Tyler Scott increased the visibility of the Lyon athletics social media account to over 3,500 page likes throughout the year.


[Football] Scots football to open 2016 season at home on Aug. 25
2016 FOOTBALL SCHEDULE  |  2016 OPPONENT QUICK FACTSBATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College football will set another first in 2016 when it opens the season as the first college football game in the country. The Scots host Wayland Baptist University on Thursday, August 25, at Pioneer Stadium.Lyon College Director of Athletics Kevin Jenkins announced Thursday that the Scots have canceled their scheduled season opener at Davenport University and have added a second game against Wayland Baptist for 2016. Despite both squads being members of the Central States Football League, the opening contest will be a non-conference meeting, while the second game between to the CSFL squads will be a league game in Plainview, Texas, on October 29.


[Scots] Lyon Athletics sets ?16 HOF banquet date
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College Director of Athletics Kevin Jenkins has announced the date and inductees for the 2016 Lyon Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Banquet. Jenkins said three former Lyon athletes will be enshrined, along with a former baseball coach.The event will take place on Saturday, Nov. 19, with the reception getting started at 5:45 p.m., with the banquet getting underway at 6:30 p.m. at the Patterson Dining Hall in the Edwards Commons.


[Softball] Lyon softball hosts Prospect Camps
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College softball coach Elliott Sampley is inviting 2017 and 2018 high school graduates to attend one of four Lyon Prospect Camps coming up in July and August at the Batesville campus.The camps for upcoming juniors and seniors will take place on July 13, July 20, July 27 and August 3 at Howard & Mary House Field, the home of the Scots softball team. Check-in will take place at 9 a.m. on the morning of each camp, with the camp starting at 9:45 a.m. Each came is a one-day event.


[Softball] Haft, Hiroto named to Daktronics awards
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – More national academic accolades were presented to a pair of Lyon College senior softball players recently when  first baseman Stephanie Haft (SR/Albuquerque, NM) (photo on left) and catcher Yumiko Hiroto (SR/San Dimas, Calif.) (photo on right) were named 2016 Daktronics-NAIA Softball Scholar-Athletes, according to a release by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). The pair was two of 397 softball student-athletes named to the award.In order to be nominated by an institution's head coach or sports information director, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved junior academic status.


[Volleyball] Lyon signs Kelley for 2016 Season
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College volleyball head coach Ray Green announced the signing of Kendra Kelley for the upcoming 2016 fall season.Kelley is a Batesville, Ark. native and the daughter of Lyon College head football coach Kirk Kelley. Green said Kelley will be viable to the team with her attacking skills on the court as an outside hitter.


[Baseball] Moore, Tognarine earn NAIA Gold Gloves
2016 ABCA/Rawlings-NAIA Baseball Gold Glove TeamKANSAS CITY, Mo. – Lyon College baseball teammates Easton Moore (SO/Fort Worth, Texas) and Tyler Tognarine (SO/Cape Coral, Fla.) have been named to the 2016 Rawlings-NAIA Baseball Gold Glove Team, the national office announced on Tuesday.Moore and Tognarine are the first teammates to take home the honor in the same season since 2012. Siena Heights University's (Mich.) Cory Lehman and Corey Alexander were the last teammates to do so. It is also their first-ever gold glove awards.


[Scots] Lyon Baseball, Soccer players top AD Honor Roll
BATESVILLE, Ark. – 12 Lyon College student-athletes earned 4.0 grade point averages in the Spring 2016 semester, while 125 students in the Athletics Department were recognized Monday when Lyon Athletics Director Kevin Jenkins announced the Spring 2016 AD Honor Roll.The Scots' baseball team led the way with 23 players named to the honor roll. It was followed by football (19), volleyball (12), women's basketball (11), women's soccer (11), men's soccer (11), softball (8), men's basketball (6), men's wrestling (5), men's golf (5), women's wrestling (2) and women's golf (1).


[Baseball] Braswell, Kittrell named 2016 NAIA Scholar-Athletes
2016 NAIA Daktronics Scholar-AthletesKANSAS CITY, Mo. – Lyon College baseball players Jordan Braswell (SO/Kennedale, Texas) and Billy Kittrell (JR/Mobile, Ala.) have been named 2016 NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athletes, the national office announced on Wednesday. Braswell and Kittrell were two of 353 total student-athletes named to the list.In order to be nominated by an institution's head coach or sports information director, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved junior academic status.


[Baseball] Tognarine named to All-Arkansas Team
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College pitcher Tyler Tognarine (SO/Cape Coral, Fla.) has been named to the 2016 All-Arkansas Collegiate Team, as announced by Natural State Baseball.Tognarine led the pitching staff in several categories throughout the 2016 season. Overall, he finished with an 11-3 record and 3.07 earned run average. He also threw nine complete games, three shutouts and recorded one save. His 99.2 innings pitched, 62 strikeouts and .218 opponent batting average on the mound also led the Scots. His 11 wins on the mound also tied for the team lead in the state with Central Baptist's Brian Moreno.


[Football] ?All Arkansas? football camp set Sunday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – A number of Lyon College football coaches will be in Little Rock on Sunday to do something that hasn't been attempted before; they'll be uniting with collegiate football coaches across the state in the "All Arkansas" football camp, set for War Memorial Stadium.The camp, which is for upcoming high school juniors and seniors in 2016-17, is one of many NCAA satellite camps across the country, which have been a hot topic of discussion in the media and among collegiate coaches over the past several months. NCAA institutions may now hold off-campus camps in other states, which have raised a lot of concern among NCAA coaches.


[Baseball] Braswell receives CoSIDA All-America Award
2016 Academic All-America Baseball TeamsAUSTIN, Texas. – After being named to the College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-District team last month, Lyon College baseball infielder Jordan Braswell (SO/Kennedale, Texas) received CoSIDA Academic All-America second team honors on Tuesday.The Academic All-America College Division Baseball Team is comprised of student-athletes from NAIA, Canadian and two-year institutions.


[Wrestling] Lyon wrestlers give back to community
BATESVILLE, Ark. - Members of the Lyon College wrestling teams were recognized for their hard work in the community when they were presented with a certificate and awarded for their volunteer work from the Eagle Mountain Magnet Health Wellness & Medical Sciences.Lyon wrestlers, along with coach Brandy Green, received the awards of appreciation after their work with the Kindergarten through sixth grade wrestling program for their after school work this spring.


[Women's Golf] Bartley named NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athlete
2016 Daktronics-NAIA Women's Golf Scholar-AthletesKANSAS CITY, Mo. – After earning American Midwest Conference Academic All-Conference honors, Lyon College women's golfer Katherine Bartley (JR/Vilonia, Ark.) has been named an NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athlete, the national office announced last Thursday.Bartley was one of 160 NAIA women's golfers to garner the national recognition on the course and classroom. 


[Softball] Graham chosen to NFCA All-Region squad
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Lyon College senior leftfielder Savannah Graham (SR/Keiser, Ark.) led the nation in stolen base attempts and was second in stolen bases. For her efforts on the field she has been named to the National Fastpitch College Association Southwest All-Region team, the NFCA office reported on Monday.Graham posted 55 stolen base attempts, which was tops in the NAIA, and was safe on 50 of them, safely stealing .909 of her attempts. She ranked third in stolen bases per game (1.000) and steal attempts per game (1.100), was 39th in runs scored per game (0.98) and 41st in total runs scored (49).


[Softball] Two Scots earn CoSIDA Academic All-American
GREENWOOD, Ind. – After receiving College Sports Information Directors of America's All-District honors earlier this month, Lyon infielder Stephanie Haft (SR/Albuquerque, NM) and catcher Yumiko Hiroto (SR/San Dimas, Calif.) were named CoSIDA Academic All-American in the College Division on Monday The honor is a cumulative effort in the classroom, as it complemented athletes' play on the field, CoSIDA has announced.The Lyon pair was just two of 24 players recognized for the national honor in the College Division. Haft was a first-team member and Hiroto earned a position on the second team.


[Men's Wrestling] Lyon wrestlers work at state tournament
SPRINGDALE, Ark. – Members of the Lyon College wrestling team recently traveled to Springdale's Har Ber High School to volunteer their time to assist in the officiating of the Arkansas State Freestyle Tournament. The three members who traveled to officiate the tourney were Jacob Spohrer, Chris Robinson (pictured at left) and Andrew Hyde (FR/Rockwall, Texas)."It was a great experience for them to go over and not only represent Lyon College and our wrestling program, but actually get in and be a part of the wrestling process," said Lyon head wrestling coach Tom Erikson. "In talking with the kids on the way home, every one of them said they gained a new perspective on referees and how they call matches.


[Golf] Six Scot golfers earn Academic All-AMC
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Six members of the Lyon College golf teams have been honored by the American Midwest Conference for their academic achievements this spring.Scot men's golfers Joshua Burcham (FR/Martin's Mill, Texas), Royce Lobianco (FR/Maumelle, Ark.), Peter Mamula (SR/Batesville, Ark.), Jarrod Smiatek (JR/North Little Rock, Ark.) (pictured below) and Nathan Wilson (JR/Garfield, Ark.) (pictured below) were honored as five of 54 men's golfers in the AMC, who registered a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better in the spring and were Academic All-AMC selections. 


[Baseball] Braswell receives CoSIDA Academic Award
2016 Academic All-District Baseball Teams GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Lyon College baseball team had one member named to the College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-District Baseball Team, which recognizes the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom, the national office announced.Lyon sophomore middle infielder Jordan Braswell (SO/Kennedale, Texas) (pictured below) was named to the 2016 CoSIDA Academic All-District 2 squad in the College Division. Braswell posted a perfect 4.0 grade point average, while majoring in Economics. He joins Trinity Christian's (Ill.) Tanner Reklaitis, Zack Jones and Joshua Pieper, along with Robert Morris's (Ill.) Bill McMahon and Jeremiah Johnston, Taylor's (Ind.) Rob Fox, Brian Moore and Tanner Watson and Olivet Nazarene's (Ill.) Bryan Klendworth as the squad that includes NAIA and two-year colleges from Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana and Tennessee, was released.


[Softball] Haft, Graham lead Lyon All-AMC honorees
ALL-AMC SOFTBALL TEAMST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Lyon College softball team led all American Midwest Conference squads in players selected to the AMC All-Conference Softball Team, as first teamers Stephanie Haft (SR/Albuquerque, NM) and Savannah Graham (SR/Keiser, Ark.) led six Scots named to the 40-player squad, the conference office has announced.In addition to the pair of seniors on the first team, Lyon's Stephanie Bagwell (SR/Fairfield, Calif.) (pictured far right), Yumiko Hiroto (SR/San Dimas, Calif.) (pictured immediate right), Ashten Welch (SR/Browns Valley, Calif.) (pictured below, right) and Nicole Sanders (SO/Pineville, La.) (pictured below, left) were all second-team members.Lyon, which finished the season with a program-record 30-20 season mark, in addition to its 13-11 (ninth place) AMC record, led the 12 conference teams with six members honored. Columbia College, Lindenwood University-Belleville, Park University and Williams Baptist College each had four players named, while Central Baptist College, Freed-Hardeman University, Hannibal-LaGrange University, Missouri Baptist University and William Woods University posted three all-league players. Columbia, LU-B and Park all had three first-team players, which was tops in the conference.


[Softball] Hiroto, Haft receive CoSIDA academic awards
GREENWOOD, Ind. – Two members of the Lyon College softball team have been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Softball Teams, which recognizes the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom, the national office has announced.Lyon seniors Yumiko Hiroto (SR/San Dimas, Calif.) (pictured below, right) and Stephanie Haft (SR/Albuquerque, NM) (pictured below, left) were the Scots named to the 2016 CoSIDA Academic All-District 2 squad in the College Division. They joined Victoria Decker, Bri Scott and Rebecca Miller of Campbellsville, Nicole Nonnemacher and Kasey Kanaga of Saint Xavier, Sara Braden of St. Francis (Ill.), Erin Cooper of Union (Ky.), Joey Crockett of Robert Morris (Ill.) and Cassie Kookier of Lindsey Wilson as the squad, that includes NAIA and two-year colleges from Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana and Tennessee, was released.


[Volleyball] Scot spikers add two more to 2016 class
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College volleyball head coach Ray Green announced the signing of two more members to the Scots volleyball squad for next fall. Taylor Williams and Shelby Powell both Arkansas natives, will add more depth to an already strong group of players for the upcoming 2017 fall season.Taylor WilliamsJessieville, Ark.5-10 Outside HitterJessieville High School


[Baseball] Lyon inks three All-Conference Honors
2016 AMC Baseball All-Conference TeamST. LOUIS, Mo. – Three members of the Lyon baseball team were named All-Conference last week by the conference office. Keegan Floyd  (JR/Bartlett, Tenn.) and Tyler Tognarine (SO/Cape Coral, Fla.) led the way for the Scots garnering first team honors, while Kris Kohlstedt (SR/Maumelle, Ark.) was named to the second team.Floyd finished fourth on Lyon with a .301 batting average and also totaled 29 RBI's in 42 games played. He was also a staple behind the plate for the Scots, throwing out 26 base runners and recording 51 assists.  


[Baseball] Lyon comes up short against WWU in AMC Tournament
AMC Tournament WebpageHENDERSON, Tenn. – The fourth-seeded Lyon baseball team played a hard fought game Friday afternoon at Carnes Field, eventually coming up short to No. 7 seed William Woods in the American Midwest Conference Tournament, 5-4 in 10 innings.It was a back-and-forth battle all the way to the end with each team trading punches. Dylan Wooten (SR/Lynn, Ark.) (pictured below) hit a solo home run to break a 3-3 tie in the top of the 10th, before the Owls hit a two-run walk-off homer in the bottom half to win the game.


[Baseball] Eight run eighth inning seals win for Lyon
AMC Tournament WebpageHENDERSON, Tenn. – With a 3-3 tie in the eighth inning, the fourth-seeded Lyon baseball team exploded for eight runs in the same inning and sprinted past No. 5 seed Park University in the first round of the American Midwest Conference Tournament, 12-5 at Carnes Field Wednesday evening. The Scots now advance to the second round and will play top-seeded Missouri Baptist University Thursday, at 5 p.m.Kris Kohlstedt (SR/Maumelle, Ark.) (pictured below) had a team high three hits – finishing 3-for-5, while Jordan Braswell (SO/Kennedale, Texas) and Alex Miles (SO/Sandy, Utah) had two hits, each going 2-for-4. Logan Reddick (SO/Paragould, Ark.) and Dylan Wooten (SR/Lynn, Ark.) added one as each of them, along with Braswell hit home runs in the game.  


[Football] Kelley talks football, 2016 season on FoxSportsArkansas
KELLEY INTERIVEW ON FOXSSPORTSARKANSAS  |  2016 LYON SCHEDULEBATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College head football coach Kirk Kelley was a special guest on FoxSportsArkansas.com on Wednesday, as he had a chance to talk about the recently completed spring training and the upcoming season for the second-year program. Kelley was interviewed by guest-host Chase Shannon on the Game On segment of the program.Lyon College played its inaugural season in 2015 after not playing a game since 1951. Kelley and his staff went through a 'training season' in 2014, playing only intrasquad competitions.Last year in their inaugural season, the Scots finished 0-11, but came very close to victories in several games. Lyon lost to Central States Football League opponent Bacone College, 37-35, as the Warriors scored on the final play of regulation. The Scots had a second chance to pick up a victory when they lined up for a potential game-winning 45-yard field goal on the final play of regulation against Austin College in the Scots' homecoming matchup. But the kick was blocked and the Kangaroos went on to win, 28-21, in overtime.


[Baseball] Lyon falls to MBU in AMC Tourney 2nd Round
AMC Tournament WebpageHENDERSON, Tenn. – The fourth-seeded Lyon baseball team fell to top-seed Missouri Baptist Thursday night in the second round of the American Midwest Conference Tournament. The Scots fell behind early and could not recover in the end falling 15-2.Lyon now finds themselves in a must-win situation tomorrow against No. 7 seed William Woods. The two teams will square off at Carnes Field at 2 p.m. 


[Women's Basketball] Lyon?s Linson named to ASA organization
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Lyon College women's basketball freshman Tressa Linson became one of 16 new representatives to the Association of Student-Athletes (ASA), the National Association of Intercollege Athletics' (NAIA) student-advocacy arm in its governance structure, the national office has announced.Linson, a 5-feet, 4-inch guard for the Scots who was a member of the squad that won a program-best 30 games this year while advancing to the NAIA Division I National Championship tournament for the fifth straight year, is a native of Blue Eye, Mo. She is an at-large representative to represent the sport of DI women's basketball as a member of the ASA. Her term will extend through May 31, 2018.


[Men's Golf] Lyon Takes Eighth at AMC Tournament
CAPE GIRARDAU, Mo. – The Lyon men's golf team finished the American Midwest Conference Tournament in eighth place Tuesday, with a score of 1001. Nicklaus Mooneyhan (SO/Pea Ridge, Ark.) (pictured below) was the top men's golfer for the Scots placing 17th, after carding a first round score of 16-over-par 232.Defending champion William Woods University won the tournament title after scoring an 865, and advances to the National Tournament. Central Baptist College made a three spot jump from the first day to place second, scoring a 906. Columbia College placed third with a total score of 913, while Lindenwood University-Belleville came in fourth, carding a 919. Freed-Hardeman University placed fifth with a score of 928 and Missouri Baptist placed sixth, scoring a 935. Hannibal-LaGrange placed seventh in the tournament with a score of 970. 


[Baseball] Lyon faces Park in AMC Tournament First Round
AMC Tournament Page | AMC Tournament BracketBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team (28-22) enters the American Midwest Conference Tournament as the fourth overall seed, and will face No. 5 seed Park University (26-19) Wednesday. The tournament is double-elimination format with the championship game being played on Saturday, and an "if necessary" game taking place Sunday or Monday.This is the fourth straight appearance for the Scots in the AMC Postseason Tournament. Last season, the Scots made it all the way to the AMC Tournament Championship, eventually falling to Missouri Baptist.


[Men's Golf] Lyon in Eighth after Day One of AMC Tournament
CAPE GIRARDAU, Mo. – The Lyon men's golf team currently sits in eighth place after the first day of the American Midwest Conference Tournament, with a score of 667. Nicklaus Mooneyhan (SO/Pea Ridge, Ark.) leads the Scots sitting in a tie for 16th place, after carding a first round score of 10-over-par 154.Defending champion William Woods University leads the team field with a score of 581, while Columbia College is in second carding a score of 609. Freed-Hardeman University and Lindenwood University-Belleville are in third place, each with a score of 612. Central Baptist is in fifth place after scoring a 614, while Missouri Baptist University claims sixth place with a score of 622. Hannibal-LaGrange University is in seventh with a score of 651. 


[Baseball] Lyon opens AMC Tournament as No. 4 seed
AMC Postseason Tournament BracketBATESVILLE, Ark. – After finishing the regular season with a 28-22 overall record, and 17-9 conference mark, the Lyon baseball team earned one of eight spots in the American Midwest Conference Tournament, which begins on Wednesday. The Scots open as the No. 4 overall seed and will take on No. 5 seed Park University Wednesday evening.The tournament is double-elimination format with the championship game taking place on Saturday. There is also an "if necessary" championship game scheduled for Sunday May 8, or Monday May 9.


[Baseball] Lyon splits first two games with WBC
WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team split the first two games of a three game series with Williams Baptist College winning 8-4, and falling 11-1 today. The Scots made a comeback in the first matchup after trailing early 2-0. But the offense sputtered in the second game, while the Eagles offense got off to a hot start.Alex Miles (SO/Sandy, Utah) had three hits to lead the Scots offense, while adding one run, an RBI and a double. Kyle West (FR/Lewisville, Texas) (pictured below) was one of many to collect two hits, one of which was a home run. He also racked up three RBI's and two stolen bases. Logan Reddick (SO/Paragould, Ark.) also had two hits on the day, and scored a run and added an RBI.


[Scots] Jackson, Jenkins earn top Lyon athlete honors
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Two Lyon College basketball players were honored for their play on the court, as well as their hard work in the classroom Wednesday night, as seniors Carina Jackson and Riley Jenkins were named as the Lyon outstanding female and male athletes of the 2015-16 year at the Senior Athletics Banquet held in the Maxfield Room of the Edwards Commons.Jackson was named as the recipient of the Winnie Marable Award for the Lyon top female athlete, while Jenkins received the Dick Winningham Award for the top male athlete. The winners were selected by the Lyon athletics staff.


[Baseball] Lyon caps off regular season at WBC
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team (27-21, 16-8 American Midwest Conference) will cap off their regular season at Williams Baptist College on Thursday and Friday. The Scots will travel to Walnut Ridge, Ark. for a three-game series with the Eagles, looking to potentially move into second place in the AMC.The Scots currently sit just one game behind No. 18 Freed-Hardeman University for second place, and three games behind No. 11 Missouri Baptist University for first place. Central Baptist College holds the fourth spot, only one game behind the Scots for third.


[Football] Lyon football adds 11th opponent for 2016
2016 FOOTBALL SCHEDULE  |  SEASON TICKET PURCHASE FORM  |  2016 LYON OPPONENTS QUICK FACTSBATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College head football coach Kirk Kelley has announced that the Scots have added an eleventh opponent for the 2016 football season. The Scots will go on the road to open the fall schedule on August 27, when they travel 11 hours north and battle first-year program Davenport University.Lyon will face Davenport at Panther Stadium at Farmers Insurance Athletic Complex in Caledonia, Mich. at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27. The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) school of 3,174 students played an intra-squad scrimmage schedule in the fall of 2015, much like the Scots did in 2014.


[Women's Golf] Lyon pair in top 25 after first round of AMC tourney
EUGENE, Mo. – The pair of Lyon College women golfers currently sit in the top 25 after the first round of the American Midwest Conference Tournament. Katherine Bartley (JR/Vilonia, Ark.) leads the Scots sitting in 19th place after carding a 15-over-par 87. Lawson Hamilton (FR/Heber Springs, Ark.) is currently tied for 25th after scoring a 23-over-par 95.Defending champion William Woods University leads the team field with a score of 295, while Freed-Hardeman University is in second scoring a 324. Columbia College rounds out the top three after carding a 337, while Park University is in fourth with a score of 358. Hannibal-LaGrange University is in fifth with a score of 387. Missouri Baptist sits in sixth place with a score of 354, and Stephens College rounds out the field with a score of 553.


[Softball] Welch earns second AMC Pitcher of Week honor
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Lyon College senior pitcher Ashten Welch corralled her second American Midwest Conference Pitcher of the Week honor on Monday when she was selected to the award by the sports information directors in the conference, the AMC office announced.In what turned out to be her final game in the circle for Lyon on April 18, she threw a two-hitter against Crowley's Ridge College, fanning nine batters and posting her seventh shutout of the year in a 9-0 win. She also did not allow a walk in the contest.


[Women's Golf] Bartley leads Lyon with 14th place finish
EUGENE, Mo. – Katherine Bartley (JR/Vilonia, Ark.) turned in an impressive second round to jump five spots from the first round of the American Midwest Conference Tournament on Tuesday. Bartley carded a 10-over-par 82 in round two, finishing the tournament in a tie for 14th place with a total score of 25-over-par 169.Lawson Hamilton (FR/Heber Springs, Ark.) also kept pace with the 38 person field, finishing 26th with a total score of 44-over-par 188. 


[Baseball] Davis donates scoreboard to Scots Field
BATESVILLE, Ark. – When Ricky Davis enrolled in Arkansas College in 1976, he never imagined that 31 years later he would join the Board of Trustees of what had by then become Lyon College. He had grown up in Evening Shade, but settled in Heber Springs after graduating in 1980.Although he had planned to teach, he became the manager of that city's Sonic Drive-In and stuck with it, becoming a franchise owner in 1994. Now the owner of 23 Sonic Drive-In restaurants in central and eastern Arkansas, along with other business interests, his Heber Springs location and the St. Louis Street store in Batesville are high volume producers.


[Baseball] Lyon hosts Park in last home stand of season
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team (25-20, 14-7 American Midwest Conference) hosts Park University (Mo.) in their final home stand of the season this weekend. The two teams will play a three-game series, beginning Saturday and concluding Sunday. Sunday also marks 'Senior Day' for the Scots, as ceremonies will take place before the game at 11:30 a.m.Lyon will then travel to Williams Baptist College (Ark.) next weekend to wrap up the 2016 regular season. The Scots currently sit two games behind No. 15 Freed-Hardeman University (Tenn.) for second place, and three games behind No. 12 Missouri Baptist University for first place. In fourth place is Central Baptist College (Ark.), who is receiving votes in the NAIA Top 25 poll. Lyon is two games in front of the Mustangs. 


[Football] Lyon releases 2016 football schedule
2016 FOOTBALL SCHEDULE  |  SEASON TICKET PURCHASE FORM  |  2016 LYON OPPONENTS QUICK FACTSBATESVILLE, Ark. – With the Lyon College football team wrapping up spring training and preparing for Saturday's annual Blue vs. White Spring Game at Batesville High School's Pioneer Stadium (6 p.m.), Scots head football coach Kirk Kelley has announced the 2016 Lyon football schedule.The second season of Lyon football will feature a 10-game schedule, with the regular season getting underway on Sept. 3, one week later than last season. The Scots will play five home games, with two of them coming in September and three more in October. Lyon, which finished 0-11 last season, will once again play as a member of the Central States Football League.There will be no admission charge for the spring game. Concessions will not be available.


[Scots] Baseball, football highlights busy weekend activities
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team's final home series of the season highlights a busy weekend of activities in Batesville for Scots past and present. The Scots will hosts the Pirates in a three-game series on Saturday and Sunday, the Lyon football team will host its annual Swing in the Spring fundraiser golf tournament on Friday, along with the second Lettermen's Day gathering on Saturday. The Lyon football squad will wrap up spring training on Saturday evening with the annual Spring Game and the baseball team will host the Pirates for Senior Day on Sunday.


[Women's Soccer] Women?s Soccer adds Hailey Miller for 2016
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon women's soccer head coach Chris Bocanegra has announced the signing of Hailey Miller for the upcoming 2016 fall season. The Round Rock, Texas native will provide depth on the backline of the Scots defense.Bocanegra said Hailey will fit right in to what the Scots women's soccer program is all about.


[Golf] Men finish 11th: Katherine Bartley leads women at Harding
HEBER SPRINGS, Ark. – The Lyon men's golf team finished in 11th place, while Katherine Bartley (JR/Vilonia, Ark.) led the women's team placing 18th after carding a 38-over-par 180 at the Natural State Golf Classic. The men recorded a second round score of 320, and finished with a total score of 637.In the men's division, Henderson State (Ark.) clipped Southeastern Oklahoma State for the tournament crown, scoring a 567. Southeastern Oklahoma State finished just one stroke behind with a score of 568, after posting a second round best 278. The University of Arkansas-Monticello also finished third place with a score of 576, while Southern Arkansas was fourth scoring a 577. 


[Golf] Men in 11th: Katherine Bartley leads women at Harding
HEBER SPRINGS, Ark. – After one round of the Natural State Golf Classic, the Lyon men's golf team sits in 11th place, while Katherine Bartley (JR/Vilonia, Ark.) leads the women's team sitting in a tie for 19th place after carding a 20-over-par 91. The men recorded a first round score of 317.In the men's division, Henderson State (Ark.) leads the field with a score of 283 and the University of Arkansas-Monticello trails closely behind in second with a score of 284. Southern Arkansas University rounds out the top three after recording a score of 286, while Southeastern Oklahoma State is four shots back in fourth place with a score of 290. 


[Baseball] Lyon closes out non-conference at Crowley's Ridge
BATESVILLE, Ark. ? The Lyon baseball team (25-20) will close out their non-conference schedule with a trip to Crowley's Ridge College (Ark.) Tuesday. The two teams will play one game, as the Scots look for the season sweep over the Pioneers.Tuesday's contest comes before the Scots final home stand this weekend against Park University (Mo.), which will be a key weekend for the Scots to clinch. 


[Softball] Scots sweep Pioneers; playoff bleak
AMC SOFTBALL STANDINGSPARAGOULD, Ark. – On a day when the Lyon College softball team's chances of making the American Midwest Conference Postseason Tournament took a definite turn for the worse, the Scots completed the 2016 regular season by capturing a program-record 30th win as the top four hitters in the lineup hit a combined 19-for-27 (.703), with 11 runs scored, 15 RBIs, four extra-base hits and six stolen bases in an 11-0, 9-0 twinbill sweep of Crowley's Ridge College at Pioneer Softball Field.The Scots (30-20) finished the regular season by scoring 14 runs in the first three innings of the two games. Savannah Graham (SR/Keiser, Ark.) finished 7-for-8, with four runs, six runs batted in, a triple and four stolen bases. Stephanie Bagwell (SR/Fairfield, Calif.) went 4-for-5, with two runs scored, three runs driven in, a double and a stolen base. Stephanie Haft (SR/Albuquerque, NM) posted a 4-for-6 day, with two runs, three driven in a double and a stolen base, while Yumiko Hiroto (SR/San Dimas, Calif.) went 4-for-8, with three runs three RBIs and a double.Meanwhile, Lyon starting pitchers Nicole Sanders (SO/Pineville, La.) (15-11) and Ashten Welch (SR/Browns Valley, Calif.) (15-9) both picked up their 15th wins of the season, as they both threw two-hit shutouts. Welch fanned nine and did not give up a walk, while Sanders struck out five and also did not allow a walk. It was Sanders' ninth shutout of the season, as she's now struck out 136 and walked just 42. Welch claimed her seventh shutout of the year and she has fanned 93 batters.


[Softball] Cougars hurt Scots? postseason run
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Lyon College softball went on a road on Friday with an outside shot of grabbing one of the top four seeds in the upcoming American Midwest Conference Postseason Tournament. But the Scots suffered a pair of setbacks to Columbia College at Antimi Softball Complex, 6-1 and 7-2, and now find themselves on the brink of elimination of the tournament altogether.The Scots (26-20, 11-11 AMC) head into Saturday league finale (DH) at Stephens College (7-31, 5-15 AMC) in a must-win situation as Lyon is now battling to grab one of the eight berths. The Scots dropped from seventh in the league chase into a tie with Hannibal-LaGrange University (23-23, 11-11 AMC) for ninth place. HLGU holds the tie-breaker advantage with the Scots because the Lady Trojans swept the twinbill between the two programs.


[Baseball] Despite Lynx errors, Lyon falls 7-2 Friday
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – The Lyon baseball team came up short Friday night, falling 7-2 to Lindenwood University-Belleville (Ill.) despite four errors committed by the Lynx. The Scots fell behind early, and were unable to recover from LUB's high scoring output.Dylan Wooten (SR/Lynn, Ark.) highlighted Lyon's offense going 2-for-4 with a run scored, while Easton Moore (SO/Fort Worth, Texas) and Joseph Sitzman (SR/Lewisville, Texas) each finished 1-for-4. Moore scored one run, while Sitzman added an RBI. Cole Ragsdale got the start for the Scots on the mound – throwing seven innings, while allowing 12 hits and five earned runs.


[Baseball] Hard-hitting Scots sweep LUB Saturday
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – The Lyon baseball team bounced back from a loss in the first game of this conference series with Lindenwood University-Belleville, by sweeping the Lynx 3-0 and 9-5 Saturday. The Scots pounded out 24 hits in the two games and inched closer, to solidifying one of the top spots in the American Midwest Conference Tournament.Kris Kohlstedt (SR/Maumelle, Ark.) and Keegan Floyd (JR/Bartlett, Tenn.) had a team high four hits apiece in the twin bill. Kohlstedt finished 4-for-6 – scoring four runs and adding an RBI, while Floyd was 4-for-8, also totaling one RBI. Dylan Wooten (SR/Lynn, Ark.) finished 3-for-9 totaling three doubles, a stolen base, four RBI's and one run scored. 


[Softball] Scots sweep Stars, play waiting game
AMC SOFTBALL STANDINGSCOLUMBIA, Mo. – Stephanie Bagwell (SR/Fairfield, Calif.) (pictured below) produced a 4-for-6 day at the plate, with a double, three RBIs and three runs scored, as the Lyon College softball team finished American Midwest Conference play with a sweep of Stephens College, 5-0 and 12-0 in five innings, at the Battle High School softball field to keep the Scots' slim postseason tournament hopes alive. Lyon (28-20, 13-11 AMC) will now play the waiting game as 10 of the 13 teams in the league still have conference game remaining, with some having as many as six league contests left.Lyon currently sits in a tie for the eighth spot, along with William Woods (22-23, 11-9 AMC), which has four league games remaining. The top eight teams receive a bid into the AMC Postseason Softball Tournament. The top four teams will host the second four teams in a best-of-three series next Friday and Saturday. The AMC Final Four will take place in Conway, Ark., on May 5-6. The Scots will need help to qualify.


[Softball] Scots hit road to battle Cougars, Stars
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Lyon College softball team rolled to six consecutive American Midwest Conference victories at home last week. After moving from ninth to seventh place in the conference standings, the Scots will look to continue its hot streak when they travel to Columbia, Mo. this weekend to battle Columbia College and Stephens College to close out AMC regular season action. Lyon will face the Cougars on Friday at 2 p.m. and then square off against the Stars Saturday at 12-noon. Both dates will be doubleheaders.The top eight squads in the 13-team AMC race will qualify for the postseason tournament, which will open on April 29-30. There will be a best-of-three series on the home fields of the top four seeds, as they host the second four seeds. The four survivors will move on to Conway, Ark., on May 5 & 6 to play the Final Four Championship tournament. The tourney champion and runner-up will receive automatic bids to the 2016 NAIA Softball National Championships.Despite being in seventh place, the Scots still have an outside shot of finishing as one of the top four seeds and hosting the first round series. But they must win three or four of this weekend's games to have a chance.


[Baseball] Lyon returns to AMC action at LUB
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team (23-19, 12-6 American Midwest Conference) returns to AMC action this weekend, as they travel to Lindenwood University-Belleville (Ill.). After taking two out of three games from then No. 9 Missouri Baptist last weekend, the Scots look to build on that success and keep pace with the crowded pack.Lyon currently sits one game behind No. 16 Freed-Hardeman University (Tenn.) for second place, and three games behind the Spartans for first place.


[Scots] Lyon set to host 2nd Letterman?s Day
Lyon will host its 2nd Letterman's Day on Saturday, April 23rd. Jenkins said all past lettermen are invited to come to the Batesville campus and enjoy a free lunch of hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and drinks at the Lyon Football Training Center, located behind Scots Baseball Field. The lunch will take place from 10:45 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. They are then invited to Scots Baseball Field for American Midwest Conference baseball action against Park University (Mo.).The creation of a Letterman's Club, will serve several purposes, according to Director of Athletics Kevin Jenkins. The College's organization will provide a way for former student-athletes to stay connected with their former teammates, while coming back and getting reacquainted with past and present teams, and supporting future programs that qualify for postseason play.


[Baseball] Scots split doubleheader with BMC
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team faced Blue Mountain College (Miss.) for the second time this season, splitting a doubleheader with the Toppers. The Scots offense scored early in the first game winning 7-2, before sputtering in the second game as Lyon fell 8-1.The Scots sole victory today clinches the season series against Blue Mountain, 3-1 in four games. Lyon swept a doubleheader over the Toppers back on March 15, winning 13-4 and 12-4.


[Baseball] Lyon hosts Blue Mountain College Wednesday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team (22-18) is set to host its second straight series Wednesday, this one coming against Southern States Athletic Conference member Blue Mountain College (Miss.). This will be the second meeting this season between the two teams, after the squads faced off in New Albany, Mississippi on March 15.GAME INFO Blue Mountain at Lyon Wednesday, April 13Wednesday: Doubleheader begins at 2 p.m. Site: Scots FieldLive Stream: Live Video/Audio ($7.95)Live Stats: DakStats – Game 1   DakStats – Game 2 


[Baseball] Tognarine named National Pitcher of the Week
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – After garnering his third American Midwest Conference Pitcher of the Week of the season, Lyon baseball pitcher Tyler Tognarine (SO/Cape Coral, Fla.) was named the Baseball National Pitcher of the Week, the national office announced on Tuesday. The award is his first ever, and comes after playing a key role in two games for the Scots against then No. 9 Missouri Baptist last weekend.Tognarine had another outstanding week as he helped Lyon claim two wins in a crucial AMC series with the Spartans. Overall, he earned one save and a win in two games against MBU on Friday and Saturday. He pitched a scoreless ninth inning in a 9-7 win for Lyon, earning his first save of the season. The win for the Scots also snapped the Spartans 19-game winning streak, which dated back to March 5.


[Golf] Men Finish Sixth: Katherine Bartley leads women at Park
PARKVILLE, Mo. – After the final round of the Virginia McCoy Intercollegiate, the Lyon men's golf team finished tied for sixth place with Avila University (Mo.), while Katherine Bartley (JR/Vilonia, Ark.) led the women's side finishing tied for 23rd place after carding a 59-over-par 199 for the tournament. The men recorded a second round score of 325 to finish with a total score of 672.In the men's division, Bethany College (Kan.) shot a second round score of 306, for a total of 621 to win the tournament. Sterling College finished the tournament with a score of 642, while Iowa Central was one stroke behind in third place with a score of 643. Haskell Indian Nations University (Kan.) placed fourth after carding a total score of 662, and the Ottawa University (Kan.) Black team placed fifth with a score of 663. The Ottawa University Gold team placed eighth, carding a total score of 674.


[Baseball] Tognarine tabbed AMC Pitcher of the Week
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Lyon baseball pitcher Tyler Tognarine (SO/Cape Coral, Fla.) has been named the American Midwest Conference Pitcher of the Week, the conference office announced on Monday. The award marks the third of the season for the Cape Coral, Fla., native after receiving the honor on Feb. 15 and March 7.Tognarine had another outstanding week as he helped Lyon claim two wins in a crucial AMC series with nationally ranked Missouri Baptist. Overall, he earned one save and a win in two games against the No. 9 Spartans last weekend. He notched his first save of the season on Friday, by pitching a scoreless ninth inning in a 9-7 win for Lyon. The win for the Scots also snapped the Spartans 19-game winning streak, which dated back to March 5.


[Golf] Men Tied for Sixth: Katherine Bartley leads women at Park
PARKVILLE, Mo. – After one round of the Virginia McCoy Intercollegiate, the Lyon men's golf team sits in a tie for sixth place with the Ottawa University black team, while Katherine Bartley (JR/Vilonia, Ark.) (pictured below) leads the women's team sitting in a tie for 19th place after carding a 26-over-par 96. The men recorded a first round score of 347 among the eight teams.In the men's division, Bethany College (Kan.) leads the field with a score of 315 and Iowa Central is in second with a score of 330. Haskell Indian Nations University (Kan.) rounds out the top three after recording a score of 336, while Sterling College (Kan.) is just one shot back in fourth place with a score of 337. Ottawa University gold is also part of the crowded pack - carding a 3338 and is in fifth place. Avila University (Mo.) rounds out the field with a score of 353 to sit in eighth. 


[Softball] Lyon dominates HSSU in sweep
AMC SOFTBALL STANDINGS |  SENIOR DAY PHOTO SLIDESHOWBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College softball team appears to be hitting on all cylinders as it rolls down the stretch of the American Midwest Conference regular season race. The Scots posted their fifth and sixth consecutive wins and moved into seventh place with four games left with a 19-0, 9-0 sweep of Harris-Stowe State University on Saturday at House Field. Both games were ended by the eight-run rule after five innings.Defensively, pitchers Ashten Welch (SR/Browns Valley, Calif.) (13-8) and Nicole Sanders (SO/Pineville, La.) (13-10) were in control throughout the twinbill. Welch threw a three-hit shutout in the opener, fanning six and walking only two, while Sanders had little trouble in game two, posting a two-hitter. She struck out five and did not allow a walk.On the offensive side, Lyon piled up 19 hits in the games. Savannah Graham (SR/Keiser, Ark.), who entered the twinbill as the nation's leading base stealer, posted six more in the game, while finishing 4-for-7 at the plate, with four runs scored and a walk. Stephanie Bagwell (SR/Fairfield, Calif.) also had a 4-for-7 afternoon, scoring three runs, driving in three more and stealing a pair of bases. Haley Huffstuttler (JR/Wynne, Ark.) posted a 2-for-3 effort, scoring three runs, driving in two more, while drawing a walk and producing a stolen base. As a team, Lyon stole 13 bases on the day.


[Baseball] Lyon splits doubleheader with No. 9 MBU
BATESVILLE, Ark. – After an outstanding win for the Lyon baseball team on Friday, the Scots managed to split with No. 9 Missouri Baptist on Saturday. The Scots took the first game by a score of 2-1, before falling 20-5 in the series finale.Easton Moore (SO/Fort Worth, Texas) led the Lyon offense collecting three hits on the day, while scoring one run and knocking in another pair. Dylan Wooten (SR/Lynn, Ark.) (pictured below) added two hits in the twin bill including a three-run double in the second game, adding four RBI's on the day. Kris Kohlstedt (SR/Maumelle, Ark.) had one hit in the first game, which was a solo home run to put the Scots on the board first.


[Baseball] Lyon hosts AMC frontrunner No. 9 MBU this weekend
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team (20-17, 10-5 American Midwest Conference) faces its toughest matchup of the season at home when they host AMC frontrunner No. 9 Missouri Baptist this weekend. The series has been tabbed the AMC Game of the Week, which was announced by the conference office on Thursday.Currently in third place, the Scots will look to climb even further in the conference standings as they take on the Spartans for one game Friday afternoon, before playing a doubleheader on Saturday at Scots Field.


[Softball] Scots look to continue run for playoffs today
BATESVILLE, Ark. – After moving into a tie for the eighth and final spot for a berth in the upcoming American Midwest Conference Postseason Tournament, the Lyon College softball team hopes to use a home field advantage to continue its late-season strong run. Lyon knocked off 18th-ranked Freed-Hardeman on Tuesday, and look to continue the run when the Scots will host Missouri Baptist University in a doubleheader today (Friday) at 2 p.m. and then battle Harris-Stowe State University Saturday in a twinbill at 12-noon. All four games will be played at Howard & Mary House Field.Saturday's contests will include Senior Day recognition at Lyon, as the Scots honor Stephanie Bagwell (SR/Fairfield, Calif.), Savannah Graham (SR/Keiser, Ark.), Stephanie Haft (SR/Albuquerque, NM), Yumiko Hiroto (SR/San Dimas, Calif.) and Ashten Welch (SR/Browns Valley, Calif.) for their efforts in leading the Lyon program back to prominence. Senior Day recognition will begin at 11:40 a.m., prior to the first pitch against the Hornets.


[Baseball] Scots snap No. 9 MBU?s winning streak with 9-7 victory
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Coming into this weekend the Lyon baseball team was looking to make a statement, and climb further in the American Midwest Conference standings. Today, the Scots played spoiler and earned a much needed victory by defeating No. 9 Missouri Baptist, 9-7 at Scots Field. The win for Lyon snapped the Spartans 19-game winning streak, which dates back to March 5 against Park University (Mo.).The Scots jumped out to an early lead by scoring seven runs in the first two innings, and later held off a comeback from the Spartans.


[Softball] Scots turn back Spartans twice in sweep
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Hits weren't in abundance Friday afternoon for the Lyon College softball team, but the Scots produced them when the game was on the line and backed them up with a stout defensive performance as they took over sole possession of the eighth and final spot for the upcoming American Midwest Conference Postseason Tournament with a tough 4-3, 3-2 sweep of Missouri Baptist University at Howard & Mary House Field.Savannah Graham (SR/Keiser, Ark.) (2-for-6, 2RBI, BB) (pictured below) registering a walk-off single to right field with two outs and a 3-2 count in the seventh inning of game one, driving in Rayven Cannon (JR/Chandler, Ariz.) to seal the opening win. Graham, who entered the twinbill as the nation's No. 1 base stealer, stole her 38th base in 42 attempts in the second game. The senior leftfielder scored the winning run in game two after punching a single, stealing second, heading to third on a sacrifice bunt by Stephanie Haft (SR/Albuquerque, NM) and plating on Yumiko Hiroto (SR/San Dimas, Calif.)'s single to the hole near the shortstop.And Hiroto not only came through with a game-winning hit, but her defense behind the plate was stellar. The Lyon senior catcher  made two diving catches of pop fly balls in foul territory, while snaring two other pop-ups and tagging out a Spartan baserunner at home on a throw from Graham in the top of the third inning of game one, which ended inning and held the Spartans to only one run. The run that the Hiroto stopped turned out to be the difference in the game. She also threw out a pair of would-be Spartan base stealers.


[Softball] Scots in key home matchup with FHU today
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Heading into the final 10 American Midwest Conference games of the season, the Lyon College softball team is currently looking in from the outside when it comes to the conference postseason tournament race. The Scots can improve their position considerably during the upcoming six-game homestand, which begins today (Tuesday) at 2 p.m. when they host 18th-ranked Freed-Hardeman University in a doubleheader at Howard & Mary House Field.FOLLOW THE GAMESLyon hosts #18 Freed-Hardeman (DH) – Tuesday, 2 p.m.GAME 1For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor live PPV ($7.95) audio and video – CLICK HEREGAME 2For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor live PPV ($7.95) audio and video – CLICK HEREMORE INFORMATION ON TEAMSLyon Season Statistics – CLICK HEREFreed-Hardeman Season Statistics – CLICK HEREAMC Softball Standings – CLICK HERE


[Softball] Scots turn corner, blow past FHU
BATESVILLE, Ark. – If the Lyon College softball team qualifies for the American Midwest Conference Postseason Tournament this season and makes a run for a NAIA playoff spot, Tuesday's games could be the turning point. Needing a strong performance against the No. 18-ranked Lady Lions, the Scots received a grand slam home run by Haley Huffstuttler (JR/Wynne, Ark.), key plays on both offense and defense by catcher Yumiko Hiroto (SR/San Dimas, Calif.) and strong pitching performances by Ashten Welch (SR/Browns Valley, Calif.) and Nicole Sanders (SO/Pineville, La.) as they swept Freed-Hardeman University, 2-1 and 8-0 in five innings here at Howard & Mary House Field.Huffstuttler stepped to the dish with Lyon leading 4-0 in the second game and she crushed a four-run shot off the scoreboard in left-center field to put the second game out of reach. Earlier in the day, Hiroto made a diving catch of a foul ball and then used her quick hands to grab another pop up out of the air. In addition, she posted a 3-for-4 effort at the dish offensively, connecting with three triples, driving in three runs and scoring two more.Welch (11-8) (pictured below) threw a six-hitter, allowing just one run and fanning eight for the opening win in the circle, while Sanders (11-10) picked up her sixth shutout of the season, while allowing just three hits.Not to be outplayed by her teammates, Savannah Graham (SR/Keiser, Ark.), who leads the nation (NAIA) in stolen bases and attempts, added one more to her total to give her 37 on the season and 78 for her career.


[Baseball] Lyon?s baseball games today cancelled due to weather
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Today's baseball doubleheader between Lyon College and Rust College (Miss.), has been cancelled due to the possibility of inclement weather.No makeup date and time has been announced for the twin bill, as both teams were set to play at Scots Field at 1 p.m.


[Women's Basketball] Scots women's basketball ranked fourth in final poll
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Lyon College women's basketball team began the 2015-16 season ranked No. 14 and finished with its most successful campaign to date, qualifying for its fifth consecutive NAIA Division I National Championship berth, winning 30 games and capturing its first-ever national tournament victory in March. At the conclusion of the season the NAIA DI Women's Basketball Coaches' Postseason Top 25 Poll has the Scots ranked No. 4 nationally, the national office has reported.Lyon was one of three American Midwest Conference teams ranked in the final poll. Freed-Hardeman University finished at No. 13, while Columbia College was ranked 18th in the final rankings.


[Baseball] Lyon splits with No. 17 FHU in slugfest
HENDERSON, Tenn. – The Lyon baseball team and No. 17 Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) put on an offensive slugfest Saturday, as both teams combined to score 33 runs on the afternoon. The Scots defeated the Lions in the first game 7-4 before falling in the series finale 14-6.Kris Kohlstedt (SR/Maumelle, Ark.), Kyle West (FR/Lewisville, Texas) and Easton Moore (SO/Fort Worth, Texas) led the offense with three hits apiece on the day. Kohlstedt also totaled one run and four RBI's, while West scored two runs and knocked in another. Moore scored one run for the afternoon.


[Baseball] Lyon eyes second place at No. 17 FHU this weekend
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team (19-15, 9-3 American Midwest Conference) faces another challenge when they travel to No. 17 Freed-Hardeman University (Tenn.) this weekend. Lyon and Freed-Hardeman are both vying for sole possession of second place in the AMC, as each has a 9-3 conference record.The Scots and Lions will play one game on Friday, followed by a doubleheader on Saturday to close out the series.


[Baseball] Lyon falls 9-2 to No. 17 Freed-Hardeman
HENDERSON, Tenn. – The Lyon baseball team faced an uphill battle early to No. 17 Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.), and eventually fell 9-2 to the Lions Friday afternoon. The Scots offense was silent most of the day as they recorded just two hits in the game.Kris Kohlstedt (SR/Maumelle, Ark.) and Joseph Sitzman (SR/Lewisville, Texas) totaled one hit apiece. Kohlstedt finished 1-for-4, while Sitzman posted a 1-for-3 outing – scoring one run and knocking in another pair.


[Softball] Scots stumble to Lady Trojans twice on road
HANNIBAL, Mo. – The Lyon College softball team had an opportunity to make up some ground in the American Midwest Conference race on the road Friday, battling Hannibal-LaGrange, a team that entered play in 12th place. But the Scots couldn't get the job done. They held the lead in each game, only to fall to the Lady Trojans, losing 6-4 and 4-3 in 10 innings.Savannah Graham (SR/Keiser, Ark.) (pictured below) led the Scots at the dish in the two games, finishing the day 5-for-10, with three runs driven in and a run scored. She entered the game as the top base stealer in the country. She added two stolen bases to her totals. Stephanie Haft (SR/Albuquerque, NM) added a pair of doubles, pushing a run across the plate and scoring another. Sabrina Garcia (JR/Camarillo, Calif.) posted a 3-for-5 effort, walking twice, hitting a double and scored a pair of runs.WHERE THE TEAMS STANDThe two losses hurts Lyon's chances of getting into the AMC Postseason Tournament. With only the top eight teams qualifying, Lyon now slips into a three-way tie for ninth place in the standings, six games out of first place. The Scots (20-18, 5-9 AMC) are tied with the Lady Trojans (16-20, 4-8 AMC) and William Woods (14-19, 3-7 AMC) for the ninth spot, and are two games back of Columbia (16-16, 6-6 AMC), Central Baptist (13-3, 6-6 AMC) and Stephens College (7-21, 5-5 AMC), who are all tied for sixth place and four games out of first.No. 18-ranked Freed-Hardeman (18-8, 10-2 AMC), Williams Baptist (20-9, 11-3 AMC) and 24th-ranked Lindenwood-Belleville (22-13, 13-5 AMC) are all tied for first place in the AMC standings.


[Softball] Scots have to pick up pace in AMC race
HANNIBAL, Mo. – With 12 regular season games remaining, the Lyon College softball team has play its best ball each and every time it steps on the field if it wants to qualify for the America Midwest Conference Postseason Tournament and possibly host an opening-round series. The Scots will wrap up an eight-game road trip on Friday when the Scots travel to Hannibal, Mo. to face the HLGU Lady Trojans in a twinbill at 2 p.m.FOLLOW THE GAMESLyon at Hannibal-LaGrange (DH) – Friday, 2 p.m.GAME 1For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor FREE live video – CLICK HEREGAME 2For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor FREE live video – CLICK HEREMORE INFORMATION ON TEAMSLyon Season Statistics – CLICK HEREHannibal-LaGrange Season Statistics – CLICK HEREAMC Softball Standings – CLICK HERE


[Baseball] Lyon hosts NCAA Division II Arkansas Tech Tuesday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team (18-14) hosts NCAA Division II Arkansas Tech University in a doubleheader Tuesday at Scots Field. The Scots look to get back on a winning trend after falling in two of three games to a tough American Midwest Conference opponent in Central Baptist last weekend.  Tuesday's twin bill marks a short non-conference stint before the Scots resume conference play this weekend against No. 17 Freed-Hardeman.


[Baseball] Lyon splits with NCAA Division II ATU
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team split a doubleheader with NCAA Division II Arkansas Tech University Tuesday afternoon, winning 4-3 in eight innings in game one, before falling 6-1 in the second game at Scots Field.The Scots fell behind early in the first game – trailing 3-1, but showed resiliency by chipping away to tie the score at three in the seventh inning. Evan Johnson (SO/Maumelle, Ark.) then scored the game winning run in the eighth inning on an ATU wild pitch to seal the victory.


[Softball] Scots bounce back, sweep past SLCOP
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – The Lyon College softball team went on the road Saturday and picked up two much-needed American Midwest Conference victories, sweeping past St. Louis College of Pharmacy at Southside Park. The Scots won game one, 4-1, and picked up a 9-0 win in six innings in game two.Scot pitchers Ashten Welch (SR/Browns Valley, Calif.) (10-7) and Nicole Sanders (SO/Pineville, La.) (10-9) both picked up their 10th victories of the season as they threw four-hitters in the wins. Lyon's Stephanie Haft (SR/Albuquerque, NM) (pictured below) finished the day 3-of-5, connecting with her second home run of the year and her 11th double, while driving in three runs and scoring three times. Yumiko Hiroto (SR/San Dimas, Calif.) connected with her first home run of the season, while driving in two runs.


[Baseball] Lyon grabs one of two from CBC
CONWAY, Ark. – In the final two games of a three-game set, the Lyon baseball team split with Central Baptist Saturday, winning 11-2 and falling 8-3 at CCS Victory Field. The Scots collected 20 hits on the afternoon, while posting five run frames in two different innings of game one.Lyon then started quickly in the second game, but the Mustangs' offense awoke for eight straight runs in the finale to take the rubber match.


[Baseball] Lyon faces tough test at CBC this weekend
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team (17-12, 8-1 American Midwest Conference) will face a tough test this weekend as they return to AMC play at Central Baptist on Friday and Saturday. The Scots and Mustangs will meet in a three-game series, as each looks to make upward movement in a competitive conference.Lyon has won nine of their last 10 games and is tied for first place in the AMC with No. 14 Missouri Baptist. After starting the season 18-1, Central Baptist currently sits in a tie for fourth place with Park, as each has a 5-4 record in conference play. 


[Softball] No. 24 Lady Lynx slip past Scots twice
FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. – The 24th-ranked Lindenwood University-Belleville softball team used a pair of late-innings tactical plays to squeeze two wins out against Lyon College Friday afternoon, as the Lady Lynx escaped with a 1-0 victory in eight innings and a 4-3 victory at Moody Park. LU-B also held off the Scots effort in late innings to take the wins and the Lady Lynx grabbed the sweep.Lindenwood scored a run on a sacrifice fly, pushing across the winning run with two outs in the eighth inning of game one, and then the Lady Lynx overcame a 3-0 Scots' lead, scoring the winning run in the fifth frame and closing out Lyon with the bases loaded in the top of the seventh in game two.WHERE THE TEAMS STANDLyon (18-16, 3-7 AMC) continues to struggle in league play, dropping six games out of first place and into a three-way tie for 10th place in the American Midwest Conference. Lindenwood-Belleville (19-10, 11-3 AMC) takes over sole possession of first place in the conference.


[Baseball] Lyon falls short to AMC foe CBC, 8-4
CONWAY, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team fell just short to Central Baptist 8-4 Friday night at Victory Field. The Mustangs scored the first five runs of the game, and held on for the victory, despite a three run eighth inning from the Scots.Kyle West (FR/Lewisville, Texas), Keegan Floyd (JR/Bartlett, Tenn.) and Joseph Sitzman (SR/Lewisville, Texas) each tallied two hits for Lyon. West went 2-for-4 and scored a run, while adding an RBI. Floyd finished 2-for-5 with a double and an RBI, while Sitzman went 2-for-5 and scored a run.


[Softball] Scots on crucial AMC road trip
LINDENWOOD, Ill. – Sitting in a three-way tie for eighth place in the American Midwest Conference standings, the Lyon College softball team will be on the road this weekend for a pair of key league matchups in the St. Louis area. The Scots will tangle with first-place and 24th-ranked Lindenwood University-Belleville Friday at 12-noon in Belleville, Ill. and then battle winless St. Louis College of Pharmacy on Saturday at 2 p.m. Both matchups are doubleheaders.FOLLOW THE GAMESLyon at Lindenwood University-Belleville (DH) – Friday, 12-noonGAME 1For FREE live stats – CLICK HERENO live Stream Video/AudioGAME 2For FREE live stats – CLICK HERENO live Stream Video/AudioLyon at St. Louis College of Pharmacy (DH) – Saturday, 2 p.m.GAME 1For FREE live stats – CLICK HERENO live Stream Video/AudioGAME 2For FREE live stats – CLICK HERENO live Stream Video/AudioMORE INFORMATION ON TEAMSLyon Season Statistics – CLICK HERELindenwood-Belleville Season Statistics – CLICK HERESt. Louis College of Pharmacy Statistics – CLICK HEREAMC Softball Standings – CLICK HERE 


[Women's Basketball] Jamie, Carina Jackson named All-American
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Lyon College junior guard Jamie Jackson (JR/Beebe, Ark.) led the women's basketball team in scoring and rebounding this season, helping the Scots to the best record in the program's history. The American Midwest Conference Defensive Player of the Year was honored by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) on Thursday when she was named to the 2015-16 NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Second-Team All-American team. Her teammate, Carina Jackson (SR/Sao Paulo, Brazil) was also recognized, earning Honorable Mention All-American for the third straight year, the national office announced.The first-, second- and third-teams were made up of 10 players each, while 43 individuals received honorable mention status.


[Baseball] Wooten, Lyon throttle Rust College
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Dylan Wooten (SR/Lynn, Ark.) had a career day by hitting three home runs as the Lyon baseball team throttled NCAA Division III Rust College (Miss.), 30-0, and 26-1 in a doubleheader at Scots Field Tuesday afternoon. The Scots were able to use a plethora of players in their high-powered offense to help contribute in double-digit wins.Wooten finished the day going 5-for-8 scoring five runs and adding nine RBI's on the day. Easton Moore (SO/Fort Worth, Texas) also had five hits going 5-for-9 scoring six runs and totaling six RBI's, while Joseph Sitzman (SR/Lewisville, Texas) finished third going 4-for-6 with four runs and five runs batted in.The Scots are now 17-12 overall on the season. They have won nine of their last 10 games dating back to March 11.


[Softball] Lyon softball stumbles to Lady Eagles
WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – The Lyon College softball team dropped the opening game of a doubleheader to Williams Baptist College, 9-1, in six innings Tuesday afternoon at Lady Eagle Park. The Scots looked as if they might forge their fourth straight split as they took a 2-0 lead into the fifth inning of game two. But WBC pushed across a run in the frame and five more in the sixth to complete the sweep of the Scots with a 6-2 decision.The Lady Eagles (15-7, 8-2 AMC) stretched their winning streak to four games, winning their seventh game in eight tries. Williams Baptist produced 18 hits on the day, while committing only one error. Meanwhile, the Scots were held to five hits in the two games combined. Lyon also committed six errors on the day.


[Golf] Men Finish Eighth: Katherine Bartley leads women at CBC
CONWAY, Ark. – The Lyon men's golf team finished in eighth place, while Katherine Bartley (JR/Vilonia, Ark.) posted a top-10 finish on the women's side by finishing sixth at the Mustang Invite Tuesday. The men recorded a second round score of 343 among the eight total teams. Bartley led the women's team with a second round score of 18-over-par 90, and finished the Invitational with a 39-over-par 183.In the men's division, St. Gregory's University (Okla.) moved up to finish tied for first with Central Baptist College (Ark.), each with scores of 618 overall. Seminole State Community College (Okla.) finished third, carding a 639, while Southwestern Christian University placed fourth with a score of 643. Central Baptist "B" carded a 650 overall finishing fifth and Mid-America Christian (Okla.) and Central Christian tied for sixth with scores of 667. 


[Baseball] Lyon rallies to 7-4 win over WWU
FULTON, Mo. – As the Lyon baseball team was down two runs and to their final four outs, they managed to pull off an epic rally and come back against William Woods Sunday at Owl Field, 7-4. The Scots added five runs in the eighth inning to take the lead, followed by a spectacular game ending play in the ninth inning from Keegan Floyd (JR/Bartlett, Tenn.) and Tyler Tognarine (SO/Cape Coral, Fla.) to fend off the Owls.Lyon collected just six hits in the game, but found plenty of opportunities due to some misfortune by the Owls. Logan Reddick (SO/Paragould, Ark.) went 2-for-4 to lead the Scots and scored a run, while Easton Moore (SO/Fort Worth, Texas) finished 1-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI. Kyle West (FR/Lewisville, Texas) also went 1-for-4 and scored a run, while Floyd went 1-for-5 and knocked in a run for the team.Lyon moves to 15-12 and 8-1 in the American Midwest Conference, while William Woods is now 14-12 overall and 3-6 in AMC play. 


[Softball] Scots obtain home split with WWU
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College softball team had to rebound from three errors in Sunday's twinbill opener that resulted in the Scots falling 6-2 to William Woods University in American Midwest Conference play. Lyon bounced back with a strong game two performance, with no errors and a four-hitter by sophomore hurler Nicole Sanders (SO/Pineville, La.) (pictured below), as the Scots forged a split with the Owls, 8-1, at Howard & Mary House Field.Stephanie Bagwell (SR/Fairfield, Calif.) led the Scots offensively on the afternoon, finishing 4-for-8, with three runs scored and three runs batted in. Stephanie Haft (SR/Albuquerque, NM) went 3-for-6, with two runs and a walk.WHERE THE TEAMS STANDLyon split its third consecutive conference doubleheader, finishing the day 18-12 on the season and 3-3 in AMC action. Lyon remains in a four-way tie for fifth place in the conference standings, along with Park University (10-9-1, 5-5 AMC), Columbia College (11-9, 3-3 AMC) and Hannibal-LaGrange University (14-10, 2-2 AMC). But the group is only three games out of first place.No. 23-ranked Lindenwood University-Belleville (15-8, 8-2 AMC) leads the conference, followed by Williams Baptist College (13-6, 6-2 AMC) and Freed-Hardeman University (14-8, 6-2 AMC), which are one game back, and Central Baptist College (11-17, 4-2 AMC), which is two games out of first.William Woods (11-16, 2-6 AMC) is now in ninth place and five games out of first place.


[Golf] Lyon men sit in eighth; Bartley leads women at CBC
CONWAY, Ark. – After the first round of the Mustang Invite, the Lyon men's golf team sits in eighth place, while Katherine Bartley (JR/Vilonia, Ark.) leads the women's team sitting in a tie for ninth place after carding a 21-over-par 93. The men recorded a first round score of 331 among all eight teams.In the men's division, Central Baptist College (Ark.) leads the field with a score of 303 and St. Gregory's University (Okla.) is in second scoring a 306. Seminole State Community College (Okla.) is currently in third place with a score of 318, while Southwestern Christian University is two shots back in fourth place with a score of 320. Central Baptist "B" carded a 322 and is in fifth place with Central Christian and Mid-America Christian (Okla.) tied for sixth with scores of 326. 


[Softball] Scots begin road trip with WBC
WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – The Lyon College softball will attempt to move out of the logjam in the middle of the pack in the American Midwest Conference standings this week, as the Scots take to the road for three league road doubleheaders. Lyon will be in Walnut Ridge Tuesday at 2 p.m. for a twinbill against arch-rival Williams Baptist College.FOLLOW THE GAMESLyon at Williams Baptist (DH) – Tuesday, 2 p.m.GAME 1For FREE live stats – CLICK HERELIVE Stream Video/Audio (PPV - $7.95) – CLICK HEREGAME 2For FREE live stats – CLICK HERELIVE Stream Video/Audio (PPV - $7.95) – CLICK HEREMORE INFORMATION ON TEAMSLyon Season Statistics – CLICK HEREWilliams Baptist Season Statistics – CLICK HEREAMC Softball Standings – CLICK HERE


[Baseball] Lyon hosts NCAA Division III Rust College Tuesday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team (15-12) returns home for a doubleheader against NCAA Division III Rust College (Miss.) Tuesday. The twin bill marks the first time since March 4-5 that the Scots have played a home game.GAME INFO Rust at Lyon Tuesday, March 22Doubleheader begins at 1 p.m.Site: Scots FieldStream: Live Video/Audio ($7.95)Live Stats: DakStats – Game 1DakStats – Game 2


[Women's Basketball] Argos end Lyon season at Sweet 16, 60-50
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – On a day when four No. 1 or 2 seeds were eliminated from the 2016 NAIA Division I Women's Basketball National Championship, the Liston Quadrant top-seed Lyon College women's basketball team couldn't overcome its top three scorers in foul trouble and cold shooting by the Scots in the fourth quarter, as the fifth-seeded Argos of University of Great Falls (Mont.) eliminated the Scots, 60-50, in the Sweet 16 round here in the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena.The loss ended the most successful season for Lyon, as the squad won 30 games for the first time in the program's history, along with its first undisputed conference and postseason tournament championships. The No. 3-ranked Scots, which had never achieved a ranking that high, finished 30-4 on the year, equaling Our Lady of the Lake (Texas) for the most wins in NAIA DI this season.


[Softball] Lyon twinbill with WWU postponed until Sunday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Heavy rain in the Batesville area Friday has forced the suspension of game one of the Lyon College softball team's doubleheader with William Woods. It will be completed, and the second game will follow, on Sunday at 11 a.m. at Howard & Mary House Field.The Scots (16-10, 1-1 AMC) are scheduled to host American Midwest Conference opponent Park University Saturday, with a doubleheader getting underway at 2 p.m., weather permitting.Lyon led the Owls 1-0 in the top of the third inning when rains forced suspension of game one on Friday.


[Baseball] Lyon returns to AMC play at WWU
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team (13-11, 6-0 American Midwest Conference) resumes AMC play Saturday and Sunday when they travel to William Woods for a three-game series. The Scots long road trip comes to a halt after this weekend as they will then return to Scots Field on Tuesday.Lyon looks to continue its long hot streak in conference play, as they have started 6-0 this season. They currently sit in second place in the conference behind No. 14 Freed-Hardeman. 


[Women's Basketball] Scots battle Argos in ?Sweet 16? tonight
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – The No. 3-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team will have to battle on the boards tonight (Friday) when the Scots take on 20th-ranked University of Great Falls (Mont.) in the 'Sweet 16' round of the 2016 NAIA Division I Women's Basketball National Championship. The top-seeded Scots will square off with the fifth-seeded Argos at 6:15 p.m. in the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena.The game will be streamed live by the NAIA on Stretch Internet at a cost of $9.95 (see link below). The cost to purchase an entire tournament package is $29.95. All the games of the tournament can be heard for free, as well as free live stats.LOOKING AT THE GAMELyon vs. U. of Great Falls (Mont.) – Friday, March 18, 6:15 p.m.For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREListen FREE to all tournament games – CLICK HEREFor PPV ($9.95/gm; $29.95/tourn.) video/audio stream – CLICK HEREMORE ON THE TOURNAMENTVisiting Independence? Here's more – CLICK HEREGeneral All-You-Need-To-Know Info – CLICK HEREComplete NAIA DI Women's Bracket – CLICK HEREComplete National Tournament Updates Page – CLICK HEREDakStats Tournament Page – CLICK HEREAbout the Teams in the Tournament – CLICK HEREFinal NAIA DI Women's Coaches' Top 25 Poll – CLICK HEREMORE INFORMATION ON TEAMSLyon Roster – CLICK HEREU. of Great Falls Roster – CLICK HERELyon Season Statistics – CLICK HEREU. of Great Falls Season Statistics – CLICK HEREFinal AMC Women's Standings – CLICK HERE


[Baseball] Lyon crushes BMC in doubleheader
NEW ALBANY, Miss. – The Lyon baseball team has been playing well recently, as they continued to show their dominance in a doubleheader at Blue Mountain (Miss.) Tuesday. The Scots defeated the Toppers in both games – 13-4, and 12-4 led by five RBI's from Dylan Wooten (SR/Lynn, Ark.).Wooten also finished 4-for-7 and scored two runs. Kris Kohlstedt (SR/Maumelle, Ark.) was 5-for-9 scoring five runs and knocking in four more. Kyle West (FR/Lewisville, Texas), among others also showed a strong offensive showing, going 6-for-9 and scoring five runs, while recording three RBI's.The Scots are now 13-11 overall, while Blue Mountain falls to 13-13 on the season.


[Softball] Crusaders hand Scots pair of setbacks
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Lyon College softball team ran into a red-hot Evangel University squad Tuesday afternoon, as the Crusaders limited the Scots to just seven total hit, while the EU offense picked up six extra-base hits in an 8-2, 8-0 doubleheader sweep of the Scots.Evangel's wins stretched the Crusaders' winning streak to eight games since the squad's 3-5 start, as EU improved to 11-5 on the year. Lyon entered the twinbill having won six of its last eight, saw its losing skid extended to three games as the Scots fell to 16-10.


[Women's Basketball] Lyon opens title run against LSUS Thursday
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – With a roster that includes seven players with substantial experience at the national tournament level, the No. 3-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team will make what could be its most serious challenge for a national title when the top-seeded Scots open play in the 2016 NAIA Division I Women's Basketball National Championship Thursday against Louisiana State University at Shreveport (La.). The Scots and Pilots will tip-off at 2:15 p.m. in the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena.The game will be streamed live by the NAIA on Stretch Internet at a cost of $9.95 (see link below). The cost to purchase an entire tournament package is $29.95. All the games of the tournament can be heard for free, as well as free live stats.LOOKING AT THE GAMELyon vs. LSU-Shreveport – Thursday, March 17, 2:15 p.m.For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREListen FREE to all tournament games – CLICK HEREFor PPV ($9.95/gm; $29.95/tourn.) video/audio stream – CLICK HEREMORE ON THE TOURNAMENTVisiting Independence? Here's more – CLICK HEREGeneral All-You-Need-To-Know Info – CLICK HEREComplete NAIA DI Women's Bracket – CLICK HEREComplete National Tournament Updates Page – CLICK HEREDakStats Tournament Page – CLICK HEREAbout the Teams in the Tournament – CLICK HEREFinal NAIA DI Women's Coaches' Top 25 Poll – CLICK HEREMORE INFORMATION ON TEAMSLyon Roster – CLICK HERELSU-Shreveport Roster – CLICK HERELyon Season Statistics – CLICK HERELSU-Shreveport Season Statistics – CLICK HEREFinal AMC Women's Standings – CLICK HERE


[Softball] Weekend home AMC games key for Scots
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Having missed an opportunity to sweep its American Midwest Conference opening doubleheader at home against Central Baptist College last week, the Lyon College softball team will be at home, this weekend, hosting four key early season league. The Scots will square off against William Woods University on Friday and then take on Park University on Saturday. Both doubleheaders will get underway at 2 p.m. at Howard & Mary House Field.FOLLOW THE GAMESLyon HOSTS William Woods (DH) – Friday, 2 p.m.GAME 1For FREE live stats – CLICK HERELIVE Stream Video/Audio (PPV - $7.95) – CLICK HEREGAME 2For FREE live stats – CLICK HERELIVE Stream Video/Audio (PPV - $7.95) – CLICK HERELyon HOSTS Park (DH) – Saturday, 2 p.m.GAME 1For FREE live stats – CLICK HERELIVE Stream Video/Audio (PPV - $7.95) – CLICK HEREGAME 2For FREE live stats – CLICK HERELIVE Stream Video/Audio (PPV - $7.95) – CLICK HEREMORE INFORMATION ON TEAMSLyon Season Statistics – CLICK HEREWilliam Woods Season Statistics – CLICK HEREPark Season Statistics – CLICK HEREAMC Softball Standings – CLICK HERE


[Women's Basketball] Scots shake rust, shut down LSUS, 58-48
TRACY STEWART-LANGE INTERVIEW  |  JAMIE AND CARINA JACKSON INTERVIEWINDEPENDENCE, Mo. – The No. 3-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team has lived by its defense this season. With its offense failing to hit on all cylinders Thursday afternoon in the Scots' opening game of the 2016 NAIA Division I Women's Basketball National Championship, the Scots, led by record-breaking guard Jamie Jackson (JR/Beebe, Ark.), forced 20 Louisiana State University-Shreveport turnovers and turned them into 22 point on the offensive end and grabbed a 58-48 win over the Pilots in the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena.The win for the No. 1-seed Scots, its first-ever in five tries at the national tournament, propels Lyon to Friday's second round contest, matching the Scots against 20th-ranked and 5th-seeded University of Great Falls (Mont.) Friday at 6:15 p.m. Great Falls (23-10) knocked off No. 4-seed Central Methodist (Mo.) (26-5), 70-58, earlier in the day.The Lyon-Great Falls contest will be streamed live by the NAIA on Stretch Internet at a cost of $9.95 (see link below). The cost to purchase an entire tournament package is $29.95. All the games of the tournament can be heard for free, as well as free live stats.


[Softball] Scots face road test vs. Evangel University
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Lyon College softball team will be on the road for a tough early-season test on Tuesday when the Scots travel to Springfield, Mo., to square off with a red-hot Evangel University squad. The teams will play a doubleheader at Evangel Field starting at 2 p.m.FOLLOW THE GAMESLyon at Evangel University – Tuesday, 2 p.m.GAME 1For FREE live stats – CLICK HERENo audio/video streamGAME 2For FREE live stats – CLICK HERENo audio/video streamMORE INFORMATION ON TEAMSLyon Season Statistics – CLICK HEREEvangel Season Statistics – CLICK HEREAMC Softball Standings – CLICK HERE


[Baseball] Sitzman garners AMC Player of the Week
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Lyon baseball first baseman Joseph Sitzman (SR/Lewisville, Texas) has been named the American Midwest Conference Player of the Week, the conference office announced on Monday. This is the first conference player of the week award for Sitzman on the season, as he was a key part in the Scots offense in four games.Overall, Lyon went 3-1 by sweeping the Hornets in a three-game series, after falling in a close battle with Bethel (Tenn.) 9-8, on Tuesday. The Scots defeated Harris-Stowe 6-2 and 4-1 on Friday, before fending off the Hornets 10-6 on Saturday.


[Softball] Welch earns AMC Pitcher of Week honors
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Lyon College pitcher Ashten Welch recorded a perfect 3-0 record in the circle last week, posting a 1.94 earned run average and has been named the American Midwest Conference Softball Pitcher of the Week for games played during March 7-13, the league office announced Monday.Welch, a 5-7 senior from Browns Valley Calif., earned two of her wins during the Scots' 5-1 record while playing a six-game spring break trip road trip in Cocoa Beach, Fla. She threw a four-hit shutout with six strikeouts and just one walk in a 17-0 Lyon victory over Rivier University, then followed that up with a two-hitter with four strikeouts in a 6-1 win over Judson University (Ill.)


[Baseball] Lyon hits the road for matchup with BMC
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team (11-11) continues its long road trip as they take on Blue Mountain College (Miss.) Tuesday for a doubleheader beginning at 2 p.m. The Scots are riding a hot streak, winning three of their last four games, and seven of their last eight.The Scots most recently took three wins against American Midwest Conference foe Harris-Stowe on Friday and Saturday.GAME INFO Lyon at Blue Mountain Tuesday, March 15Tuesday: Doubleheader begins at 2 p.m. Site: New Albany, Miss.NO LIVE COVERAGE AVAILABLE


[Women's Basketball] Jackson duo leads All-AMC honorees
COMPLETE 2015-16 ALL-AMC WBB TEAMSST. LOUIS, Mo. – It was a history-making regular season for the Lyon College women's basketball team. And it was only fitting that several of the players who helped the Scots to their best regular season mark and the program's only undisputed conference championship and postseason tournament title were recognized for their hard work on the court. Junior guard Jamie Jackson (JR/Beebe, Ark.) and senior guard Carina Jackson (SR/Sao Paulo, Brazil) both received First-Team All-American Midwest Conference recognition for their play this season, while Jamie was honored as the AMC Defensive Player of the Year.Lyon 11th-year head coach Tracy Stewart-Lange, who led the Scots to their fifth consecutive NAIA Division I Women's Basketball National Championship playoff, was named the AMC Coach of the Year, while senior Taylor Gaedtke (SR/Keller, Tex.) and junior Elliot Taylor (JR/Cabot, Ark.) received Honorable Mention All-AMC.


[Women's Basketball] Scots receive No. 1 seed, battle Pilots
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Holding their highest-ever national ranking in program history, the No. 3-ranked Lyon College Scots head into the 2016 NAIA Division I Women's Basketball National Championship as one of the hottest teams in the country, as they received one of four No. 1 seeds heading into the 32-team battle royal which takes place March 16-22 in Independence, Mo.The Scots, who will be making their fifth straight trip to the NAIA national tournament, will battle in the Liston Bracket of the tournament and take on No. 8-seed Louisiana State University-Shreveport at 2:15 p.m. Thursday in the opening round in the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena.The Scots are currently 29-3, which is the best record in the program's history. The 29 wins is not only the most in a single season by Lyon, but it also ties No. 1-ranked Our Lady of the Lake (Texas), which is 29-2, for the most wins in the country heading into the tournament. The Scots' record is second-best in the country after winning both the American Midwest Conference regular season AMC title and the tournament title. LSU-Shreveport is receiving votes for the NAIA DI Women's Basketball Coaches' Poll Top 25, which was released Wednesday. The Pilots are 21-8 on the year and received At-Large bid No. 17 into the tournament.


[Baseball] Lyon completes sweep over HSSU, 10-6
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – It did not take long for the Lyon baseball team to get its offense started, as the Scots posted a five run first inning on Saturday. Harris-Stowe was able to keep pace with them, but Lyon fended the Hornets off 10-6 at Stars Park. The win sealed the three-game weekend series for Lyon's conference road trip.Joseph Sitzman (SR/Lewisville, Texas) had himself a day, going 4-for-5 with two runs scored and four RBI's. Kris Kohlstedt (SR/Maumelle, Ark.) finished 2-for-4 with three runs scored and one run batted in, while Dylan Wooten (SR/Lynn, Ark.) went 2-for-5 – scoring two runs and knocking in another.Lyon moves to 11-11 and 6-0 in the American Midwest Conference to claim first place atop the conference. Harris-Stowe is now 7-13 overall and 1-5 in AMC play. 


[Softball] Scots battle Lady Mustangs to AMC split
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College softball team started off American Midwest Conference play with a 12-hit effort, slamming three home runs in a convincing 9-4 victory over Central Baptist College in game one of a twinbill Saturday at Howard & Mary House Field. But the Scots were then caught in an offensive tug-of-war in the second game, as the lead went back and forth before the Lady Mustangs evened the Scots' league mark with a 10-8 win on a slippery rain-soaked field.Savannah Fuller (JR/Tucson, Ariz.) (pictured below) and Tess Hurley-Brown (JR/Batesville, Ark.) each posted 4-for-7 outings for the Scots, as Lyon posted 22 hits in the two games. Fuller tagged a pair of doubles, drove in four runs and scored a run, while Hurley-Brown pushed in two runs and scored two more, while slamming a home run and a pair of doubles. Stephanie Bagwell (SR/Fairfield, Calif.) and Sabrina Garcia (JR/Camarillo, Calif.) also had shots over the fence for Lyon.


[Baseball] Lyon sweeps doubleheader with HSSU
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Lyon baseball team continued its American Midwest Conference hot streak, taking a pair of wins over Harris-Stowe in a doubleheader on Friday. The Scots won the first game 6-2, before defeating the Hornets in the second game 4-1 at Stars Park.Dylan Wooten (SR/Lynn, Ark.) led Lyon's offense in the twin bill collecting four hits – going 4-for-7, while scoring one run and adding two RBI's. Kyle West (FR/Lewisville, Texas) and Evan Johnson (SO/Maumelle, Ark.) each added three hits. West finished 3-for-4 with two runs scored and Johnson posted a 3-for-6 mark with three RBI's. Joseph Sitzman (SR/Lewisville, Texas) also went 2-for-4 with one run and three runs batted in.The Scots are now 10-11 overall with a perfect 5-0 mark in the AMC. Harris-Stowe drops to 7-12 on the season and 1-4 in AMC play. No. 18 Freed-Hardeman, who is also undefeated in the conference was idle as they play Hannibal-LaGrange starting on Monday. 


[Softball] Scots open AMC diamond play Saturday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College softball team set a number of team records last season, including finishing in a tie for second place in the American Midwest Conference regular season race. The Scots hope to take the next step this season, which is qualify for the 2016 NAIA Softball National Championships. Lyon opens the conference season today (Saturday) when the Scots host AMC newcomer Central Baptist College in a doubleheader at Howard & Mary House Field at 12-noon.Admission to the twin bill will be $4 for adults, with students ages 18-and-under paying $2 and children 5-and-under admitted free. Lyon faculty, staff and students will also be admitted free with their valid identification card.FOLLOW THE GAMESLyon HOSTS Central Baptist College – Saturday, 12 p.m.GAME 1For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor PPV ($7.95) live video/audio stream – CLICK HEREGAME 2For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor PPV ($7.95) live video/audio stream – CLICK HEREMORE INFORMATION ON TEAMSLyon Season Statistics – CLICK HERECentral Baptist Season Statistics – CLICK HEREAMC Softball Standings – CLICK HERE


[Baseball] Lyon travels to HSSU this weekend
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team (8-11, 3-0 American Midwest Conference) resumes AMC play Friday and Saturday when they travel to Harris-Stowe State for a three-game series. Both teams will play a doubleheader on Friday, followed by a single game on Saturday.The upcoming games were originally scheduled to be played at Scots Field on Saturday and Sunday, but due to inclement weather, they have been moved to St. Louis, Mo.The Scots have already gotten off to a hot start in the AMC, after sweeping Hannibal-LaGrange last weekend. With the victories Lyon is currently tied atop the conference with No. 18 Freed-Hardeman, each boasting undefeated 3-0 marks.


[Women's Basketball] Scots draw LSU-Shreveport at National Championships
By ALAN GROSBACHManager of Communications and Sports Information at NAIAKANSAS CITY, Mo. – (Bracket | Video Announcement | Championship Schedule) The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has officially announced the 32 qualifiers and bracket for the 36th annual NAIA Division I Women's Basketball National Championship. The event will be held at Silverstein Eye Centers Arena in Independence, Mo., for the second-straight season from March 16 – 22.This year's field is comprised of 14 automatic berths, 17 at-large selections and championship host William Woods (Mo.). Automatic qualification is given to conference regular-season champions, tournament champions or tournament runners-up depending on the league. At-large teams were determined using the final regular-season Coaches' Top 25 poll released today.


[Softball] Scots close Florida trip with Judson split
COCOA BEACH, Fla. – The Lyon College softball team finished its four-day trip in Florida on Wednesday with a split with Judson University (Ill.), winning game one, 6-1, before suffering its only loss of the trip in the second contest, 5-2, at Chain of Lakes Park.Ashten Welch (SR/Browns Valley, Calif.) raised her season record in the circle to 7-3 in the opener, throwing a two-hitter, while fanning four and walking three. Yumiko Hiroto (SR/San Dimas, Calif.), Savannah Fuller (JR/Tucson, Ariz.) and Lexi Reyes (JR/Tucson, Ariz.) all tagged doubles on the day, with Hiroto (pictured below) posting a 4-for-6 afternoon, with a pair of RBIs and two runs scored to go along with her extra-base hit. Reyes was 3-for-4, pushing two runs across the plate.Where the teams now standThe Scots had their five-game winning streak snapped in the final game of the trip, but had a successful week in Florida, posting a 5-1 record and outscored their opponents 43-9. Lyon recorded a pair of shutouts to raise the team's season total to seven. Judson University is now 8-6 on the season.


[Men's Basketball] Joe Burt earns All-Conference Honors
2015-16 All-AMC Men's Basketball TeamBATESVILLE, Ark. – The American Midwest Conference men's basketball All-Conference awards were released Monday evening, and Joe Burt (JR/St. Cloud, Minn.) led the Scots, being recognized as an All-American Midwest Conference honorable mention. In his first season at Lyon, Burt played an integral part for the offense leading the team in points, rebounds, assists and steals throughout the season.Burt finished the 2015-16 season with 13.6 points and 8.0 rebounds per game – good for 29th best in the NAIA. He also tallied 79 assists and 25 steals. The St. Cloud, Minnesota native went on to post six double-doubles on the year, which was tied for sixth in the AMC. He also posted double–figures in an astounding 17 games this season. 


[Baseball] Lyon falls in back and forth battle with Bethel
BATESVILLE, Ark. – A thrilling back and forth battle between the Lyon baseball team and Bethel (Tenn.) ended with the Scots falling just short to the Wildcats 9-8 on Tuesday afternoon. Lyon recorded 14 hits on the day, compared to just eight for Bethel, but the Wildcats scored the final run in the bottom of the ninth to seal the victory.The game was filled with each team trading punches. Lyon built a lead three different times, but Bethel managed to tie the game up on all of those occasions. 


[Women's Basketball] Scots claim AMC Tournament title, 63-57, over FHU
CHAMPIONSHIP PHOTOSBATESVILLE, Ark. – The No. 4-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team turned back every push by No. 10-ranked Freed-Hardeman University Tuesday night and the Scots cruised to the American Midwest Conference Women's Postseason Tournament championship with a 63-57 win over the Lady Lions.The Scots, who are one of the hottest teams in the country right now, having won 26 of their last 27 games, are now 29-3 on the season and finishing the year with a 17-1 home record and swept all three games they have played with FHU.Lyon, which claimed an automatic berth into the 2015-16 NAIA Division I Women's National Championship tournament on March 16-22, will find out what seed they will receive and who their first-round opponent will be in the tournament on Wednesday. At 5 p.m. CST the national rating will be released by the NAIA (www.naia.org), the 32 qualifiers for the tournament will be announced on a video show and the bracket will be posted on a selection show video, as well. The first-round games of the national tourney will take place in Independence, Mo., on March 16-17.


[Women's Basketball] Scots to find out national tournament opponent today
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The No. 4-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team will find out if it will receive a No. 1 bracket seed in the upcoming NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Championship tournament will takes place March 16-22 in Independence, Mo. The selection show and bracket announcement will be shown on the NAIA's Stretch Internet Portal at 5 p.m.NAIA DIVISION I NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENTWatch online Wednesday, 5 p.m. CSTWatch announcement of 32 tournament qualifiers – CLICK HEREWatch announcement of full bracket schedule – CLICK HERE


[Baseball] Lyon travels to Bethel Tuesday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – After beginning American Midwest Conference play last weekend, the Lyon baseball team (8-10, 3-0 AMC) travels to Bethel (Tenn.) on Tuesday.The scheduled non-conference game takes place before the Scots return to conference play this weekend against Harris-Stowe, on Saturday and Sunday.GAME INFO TUESDAYLyon at Bethel Tuesday, March 8 at 1 p.m.Tuesday's Site: Wildcat Park | McKenzie, Tenn.NO LIVE VIDEO AVAILABLELive Stats: DakStats 


[Softball] Sanders? no-hitter keys Lyon sweep of Rivier
TITUSVILLE, Fla. – Lyon College sophomore pitcher Nicole Sanders (SO/Pineville, La.) has been doing her fair share of 'blowing smoke' from the pitching circle this season. The Scot hurled the first no-hitter of her career Monday afternoon and came within a walk of a perfect game as she helped the Scots to a doubleheader sweep of Rivier University, 17-0 and 8-0, at the Chain of Lakes Park.Sanders (pictured below) fanned nine batters in the second game of the twinbill, to raise her season total to 73 in just 62.2 innings. With one out in the top of the fifth she gave up a walk, which broke up the perfect game. Sanders now has an ERA of 1.90 with four shutouts and 10 starts.The Scots also received plenty of help from the offense, banging out 27 hits in the two games. Stephanie Haft (SR/Albuquerque, NM) was 6-for-8 at the dish, tagging four doubles, driving in five runs and scoring twice, while Yumiko Hiroto (SR/San Dimas, Calif.) was 3-for-7, with a home run, a double, four runs batted in and four runs scored. Savannah Graham (SR/Keiser, Ark.) posted a 4-for-7 afternoon, with five stolen bases, three RBIs, a double and five runs scored.


[Baseball] Lyon travels to Bethel, Ouachita Baptist
BATESVILLE, Ark. – After beginning American Midwest Conference play last weekend, the Lyon baseball team (8-10, 3-0 AMC) travels to Bethel (Tenn.) and Ouachita Baptist (Ark.) on Tuesday and Wednesday.The two non-conference games take place before the Scots return to conference play this weekend against Harris-Stowe.GAME INFO TUESDAYLyon at Bethel Tuesday, March 8 at 1 p.m.Tuesday's Site: Wildcat Park | McKenzie, Tenn.NO LIVE VIDEO AVAILABLELive Stats: DakStatsGAME INFO WEDNESDAYLyon at Ouachita Baptist Wednesday, March 9 at 2 p.m.Site: Rab Rodgers Field | Arkadelphia, Ark.NO LIVE VIDEO AVAILABLELive Stats: SidearmStats 


[Women's Basketball] Scots host FHU in AMC title game Tuesday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The fourth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team and 10th-ranked Freed-Hardeman University Lady Lions have both wrapped up spots in the next week's NAIA Division I Women's National Championship tournament and will play for pride Tuesday night as they square off in James C. Becknell Gymnasium for the American Midwest Conference Postseason Tournament Championship at 7 p.m.The Scots will have the challenge of trying to defeat the Lady Lions for the third consecutive time this season, a feat they just accomplished Saturday when they edge Harris-Stowe State, 58-54, in one of the tournament semifinals.The game will be streamed live (video/audio) on the Scots Digital Network (see link below), with Kevin Johnson providing the play-by-play. Free live stats will also be available. The cost for admission to this event will be $5 for adults, along with Lyon faculty, staff and high school students. Lyon students will be admitted free when they show their ID card. The cost for children 12-and-under is $2, with children five and under admitted free. Only NAIA passes can be used to enter this postseason event.Lyon (28-3) has won 25 of its last 26 games and has already clinched its fifth consecutive trip to the national tournament by winning the AMC regular season title by two games over Columbia College. Regardless of who wins Tuesday's game, Freed-Hardeman (26-6) has earned the second automatic berth in the national tournament from the AMC because the Scots won the regular season and advanced to the tournament final.FOLLOW THE GAMELyon HOSTS Freed-Hardeman – Tuesday, 7 p.m.For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor PPV ($7.95) video/audio stream – CLICK HEREMORE INFORMATION ON TEAMSLyon vs. Freed-Hardeman Game Notes – CLICK HEREFreed-Hardeman Season Statistics – CLICK HERELyon Season Statistics – CLICK HEREFinal AMC Women's Standings – CLICK HEREAMC Women's Tournament Page – CLICK HERE


[Softball] Lyon picks up pair of Florida wins
TITUSVILLE, Fla. – The Lyon College softball squad rolled up 17 hits in its first two games in Florida on Sunday, posting victories over NCAA Division II institutions Bloomfield College, 6-1, and Chestnut Hill College, 5-2, in games played at Chain of Lakes Park.The Scots received stellar pitching performances by hurlers Nicole Sanders (SO/Pineville, La.) and Ashten Welch (SR/Browns Valley, Calif.), as they both threw two-hit wins. Stephanie Haft (SR/Albuquerque, NM) (pictured below, right) recorded four hits on the day, driving in four runs and scoring three times. She also hit her first home run of the season. Sabrina Garcia (JR/Camarillo, Calif.) also had four hits in the games, driving in a run and plating once.Where the teams now standThe Scots improved to 12-6 on the season with the victories, posting their fifth win in their last seven games. Bloomfield dropped to 3-3 on its young season, while Chestnut Hill remained winless at 0-15.


[Baseball] Lyon shows balance in sweep of HLG
BATESVILLE, Ark. ? The Lyon baseball team used a variety of offense and defense to help them sweep Hannibal-LaGrange in a doubleheader Saturday afternoon. The Scots totaled 13 runs in the two games, while Tyler Tognarine (SO/Cape Coral, Fla.) threw a one-hitter in the second game of the day.Lyon defeated the Trojans 3-2 in 10 innings in the first game, followed by a 10-0 shutout in the final contest.Keegan Floyd (JR/Bartlett, Tenn.) collected a team high six hits on the day, while Dylan Wooten (SR/Lynn, Ark.) had four hits. Bradley Marquez (SO/Wylie, Texas) and Alex Miles (SO/Sandy, Utah) also had three hits apiece in the twin bill.


[Women's Basketball] Scots head to AMC title game, top HSSU, 58-54
TRACY STEWART-LANGE INTERVIEW  |  TAYLOR GRIGG INTERVIEWBATESVILLE, Ark. – The country's fourth-best team, according to the latest national rankings, ran into a tough test Saturday afternoon, when the Lyon College women's basketball team faced a pesky Harris-Stowe State University squad that entered the American Midwest Conference Postseason Tournament semifinal having won nine of its past 10 games. But the Scots used a home crowd and some pesky defense to overcome the Hornets and poor shooting at the line to advance to the championship game Tuesday night with a 58-54 win in Becknell Gymnasium.Lyon shot 13 more free throws than Harris-Stowe, but could only connect on 59.5% (22-of-37) and won the game despite converting 33.3% (16-of-48) from the field. The key was the Scots forcing 20 Hornet turnovers and turning them into 15 points on the offensive end. A huge turnover came with just two seconds left, as Taylor Grigg (SR/Huntsville, Ark.) stole a HSSU inbounds pass in the corner with the Scots leading by only 56-54. Grigg came down to the other end and calmly sank the clinching free throws to send the Scots to the title game.Lyon has now won 25 of its last 26 games and tied the most wins ever in a single season (28), set previously in 2012-13 when the Scots captured the AMC regular season co-championship.


[Women's Basketball] Lyon battles Hornets in AMC semis today
BATESVILLE, Ark. – If the No. 4-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team can put together another performance like they displayed on Thursday night, the road to the American Midwest Conference Postseason Tournament championship will go through Batesville, Ark. The Scots, who have already secured the league's regular season title, took their first step toward the conference tournament title as well, rolling past No. 8-seed Lindenwood Belleville, 72-47, and will now host Harris-Stowe State University in the semifinals today (Saturday) at 4 p.m. in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.The game will be streamed live (video/audio) on the Scots Digital Network (see link below), with Ronald Richardson providing the play-by-play. Free live stats will also be available. The cost for admission to this event will be $5 for adults, along with Lyon faculty, staff and high school students. Lyon students will be admitted free when they show their ID card. The cost for children 12-and-under is $2, with children five and under admitted free. No passes can be used to enter this NAIA postseason event.Lyon has won 24 of its last 25 games and has already clinched its fifth consecutive trip to the national tournament by winning the AMC regular season title by two games over Columbia College a week ago.FOLLOW THE GAMELyon HOSTS Harris-Stowe – Saturday, 4 p.m.For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor PPV ($7.95) video/audio stream – CLICK HEREMORE INFORMATION ON TEAMSLyon vs. Harris-Stowe Game Notes – CLICK HEREHarris-Stowe Season Statistics – CLICK HERELyon Season Statistics – CLICK HEREUpdated AMC Women's Standings – CLICK HEREAMC Women's Tournament Page – CLICK HERE


[Men's Wrestling] Lyon wrestlers eliminated at NAIA National Championships
TOPEKA, Kan. – Two Lyon College sophomores got their first taste of championship wrestling Friday as they competed in the 59th annual NAIA Wrestling National Championships in the Kansas Expocentre. Dustin Miller (SO/Escondido, Calif.) posted a 1-2 mark and was eliminated in consolation round two, while Connor Webber (SO/Houston, Texas) posted a 0-2 record and was stopped in consolation round one.Miller competed in the 125-pound weight class and battled Olsen Delisca of Southeastern University (Fla.) in the opening round. Delisca, a freshman, grabbed a tough 5-2 decision to improve to 31-14 on the year.


[Baseball] Ragsdale, Scots blank Trojans 7-0
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team got off to a strong start to open American Midwest Conference play, by blanking Hannibal-LaGrange 7-0 Friday at Scots Field. Cole Ragsdale (JR/Bay City, Texas) had a strong performance on the mound throwing eight shutout innings, while striking out three batters.Kris Kohlstedt (SR/Maumelle, Ark.) and Kyle West (FR/Lewisville, Texas) paced the Scots offense, each going 2-for-3. Kohlstedt plated two RBI's, while West added one RBI and scored two runs. Logan Reddick (SO/Paragould, Ark.) finished 1-for-4 with two runs scored and Colton Kooser (JR/Topeka, Kan.) rounded out the team's offense going 1-for-3 and scoring a run.Lyon moves to 6-10 and 1-0 in the AMC. Hannibal-LaGrange is now 0-14 overall and 0-1 in AMC play. 


[Women's Basketball] Scots pound Lady Lynx, 72-47, to advance to semis
ELKINS & GRIGG POSTGAME INTERVIEW  |  PHOTO SLIDESHOW FROM GAMEBATESVILLE, Ark. – The fourth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team was hitting on all cylinders Thursday night in the quarterfinal round of the American Midwest Conference Women's Postseason Tournament and it showed on the hardwood. The Scots forced 21 turnovers by the 8th-seed Lindenwood University-Belleville offense and turned them into 26 points on the offensive end in a 72-47 victory in James Becknell Gymnasium.The game wasn't as close as the final score indicated. The Scots opened up a 16-8 lead after the first quarter and stretched the advantage to 33-18 at the break. Behind the 'Big Three' of Carina Jackson (SR/Sao Paulo, Brazil) (pictured below), Jamie Jackson (JR/Beebe, Ark.) and Sarah Elkins (FR/Greenwood, Ark.), the Scots outscored the Lady Lynx 15-0 over the first 4:47 of the third period to blow out to a 48-20 lead and Lyon never looked back.The Big Three combined for 45 points, 23 rebounds and 10 assists on the night and Lindenwood-Belleville had no answer for it. Meanwhile, the Lyon defense, which came at the Lady Lynx in waves by utilizing six bench players, continued to put on the defensive pressure and hold the LU-B offense to only 37.7% (20-of-53) shooting from the field and only 18.2% (2-of-11) behind the three-point arch.


[Baseball] Lyon opens AMC play against HLG
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team begins American Midwest Conference play this weekend as they host Hannibal-LaGrange at Scots Field. The teams will open the series with a single game on Friday, followed by a doubleheader on Saturday.The Scots opening schedule has been tough, but Lyon looks to get off to a hot start in AMC play against the Trojans. Lyon currently sits in eighth place in the AMC standings.GAME INFO Hannibal-LaGrange at Lyon Friday, March 4 and Saturday, March 5Friday: Single game begins at 1 p.m. Saturday: Doubleheader begins at 11 a.m.Site: Scots FieldStream: Live Video/Audio ($7.95) (NO STREAM AVAILABLE FOR GAME 2 ON SATURDAY)Live Stats – Friday: DakStatsSaturday: DakStats – Game 1 DakStats – Game 2


[Women's Basketball] Scots enter postseason still ranked No. 4
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Lyon College women's basketball team will enter the postseason at the highest point in the national rankings that it has possessed in the history of the program. After finishing the regular season with two road wins last week, the Scots are holding firm this week at No. 4 in the NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll, which was released by the national office on Tuesday.The Scots join three other American Midwest Conference teams which are ranked in or near the Top 25. Lyon (26-3) is the highest of the four after capturing the AMC regular season championship on Saturday. The Scots won the league by two full games. Columbia College (26-4), which finished second in the AMC, has lost three of its last four games in the regular season and now sits at No. 11 in the nation. The Cougars, who fell four spots this week, were No. 3 two weeks ago.  Freed-Hardeman University (24-6), which finished tied for second in the regular season race, moved up one spot this week to No. 10. William Woods University (20-9) is receiving votes.Lyon enters the postseason tonight (Thursday) having won 23 of their last 24 games. The Scots have the best record ever (.897) heading into the postseason and brings a 14-1 home record into its AMC quarterfinal game against No. 8-seed Lindenwood University-Belleville (11-19) tonight at 7 p.m. in James Becknell Gymnasium.


[Men's Wrestling] Lyon wrestlers battle at NAIA Championships
TOPEKA, Kan. – A pair of Lyon College sophomores will attempt to capture their respective national titles Friday and Saturday as they take part in the 59th annual NAIA Wrestling National Championships, presented by USA Wrestling-Kansas. The competition opens Friday at 10 a.m. in the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka, Kan. Championship bouts are scheduled to start Saturday at 7 p.m.Lyon's Dustin Miller will compete in the 125-pound weight class, while Connor Webber will battle in the 165-pound class. There will be 10 weight classes decided at the two-day tournament.Automatic individual qualification for the 2016 NAIA Wrestling National Championships was achieved by a top three finish at one of the six National Qualifiers. The remainder of the expanded 240-wrestler field was filled with at-large individuals. Each of the six qualifying groups received five wildcards, which were chosen by the group's coaches at a post-qualifier meeting. The other 30 individuals were determined by a national selection committee, which consisted of two representatives from each geographic area. Up to 15 nominations from each group were considered and voted upon by the group.There will be live online scoring of the tournament and also live streaming of the event (see links below).  For the first time in the history of the NAIA, the first three sessions and all six mats will be live streamed at the NAIA Wrestling National Championships on www.NAIANetwork.com. Fans will be able to find the specific match they're looking for using the interactive live scoring system Trackwrestling. The title bouts (session 4) will be delivered on ESPN3 on Saturday evening. FOLLOW THE NAIA WRESTLING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPSSchedule of Events and Links – CLICK HEREPreliminary Championship Brackets – CLICK HEREFor Tournament Live Scoring – CLICK HEREFor live video stream – CLICK HERENational Tournament Press Book – CLICK HERE 


[Men's Basketball] Riley Jenkins sets National Record
RILEY JENKINS INTERVIEWBATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College men's basketball player Riley Jenkins (SR/Norwood, Mo.) has had a successful three years playing for the Scots. Over the course of his time at Lyon, he has etched his name in the school record books several times. But this record is much bigger as Jenkins concluded the 2015-16 season by breaking the national record, as well as school record for highest three-point field goal percentage in a career.The national record was previously set in 2000 by Malone's (Ohio) Jim Lambert when he finished his college career with a 50.4 percentage from beyond the arc. Now Jenkins has broken that mark, which stood for 16 years. The Norwood, Missouri native posted a 52.0 percentage from three-point range to finish tops in the nation, and also surpassed the previous school record of 43.1 percent set by former Scot Rodney Griffin from 1992-96. 


[Women's Basketball] Top-seeded Lyon opens postseason Thursday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The fourth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team looks to keep its momentum heading into the postseason Thursday night when the top-seeded Scots host No. 8-seed Lindenwood University-Belleville at 7 p.m. in James C. Becknell Gymnasium in the quarterfinal round of the 2016 American Midwest Conference Women's Postseason Tournament.The game will be streamed live (video/audio) on the Scots Digital Network (see link below), with Ronald Richardson providing the play-by-play. Free live stats will also be available. The cost for admission to this event will be $5 for adults, along with Lyon faculty, staff and high school students. Lyon students will be admitted free when they show their ID card. The cost for children 12-and-under is $2, with children five and under admitted free. No passes can be used to enter this NAIA postseason event.Lyon has won 23 of its last 24 games and has already clinched its fifth consecutive trip to the national tournament by winning the AMC regular season title by two games over Columbia, which has lost three of its last four contests.FOLLOW THE GAMELyon HOSTS Lindenwood-Belleville – Thursday, 7 p.m.For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor PPV ($7.95) video/audio stream – CLICK HEREMORE INFORMATION ON TEAMSLyon vs. Lindenwood-Belleville Game Notes – CLICK HERELindenwood-Belleville Season Statistics – CLICK HERELyon Season Statistics – CLICK HEREUpdated AMC Women's Standings – CLICK HEREAMC Women's Tournament Page – CLICK HERE


[Softball] Scots throw scare into UCA on road
CONWAY, Ark. – The Lyon College softball team has come a long way in the past year. Battling a NCAA Division I opponent which captured its first Southland Conference championship a year ago, the Scots not only scored their first runs ever against the University of Central Arkansas, but opened up early leads in both contests Tuesday night on the road at Jeff Farris Field. But UCA came from behind late, defeating Lyon 6-1 in the opener, before taking a 6-3 decision in Game 2.Lyon had struggled in the past again UCA, but that wasn't the case this time. The Scots posted nine hits in the two games and appeared to have the Bears off-balance most of the night.


[Softball] Lyon hits road for test against Central Arkansas
CONWAY, Ark. – The Lyon College softball team will look to take its play up a notch on Tuesday afternoon when the Scots go on the road to battle NCAA Division I University of Central Arkansas. The squad will battle in a doubleheader at Farris Field, beginning at 4 p.m.FOLLOW THE GAMESLyon at U. of Central Arkansas – Tuesday, 4 p.m.GAMES 1 & 2For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor FREE live video/audio stream – CLICK HEREMORE INFORMATION ON TEAMSLyon College Season Statistics – CLICK HEREUCA Season Statistics – CLICK HEREAMC Softball Standings – CLICK HERE


[Baseball] Lyon slips to Martin Methodist in series finale
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team wrapped up a three game series with Martin Methodist (Tenn.) Sunday afternoon. The Scots trailed early at 3-0, before tying the game in the sixth inning. But the story of the series was the RedHawks offense as they continued where they left off from Saturday, exploding late in the game and taking a 16-4 win at Scots Field.Lyon was led by Kris Kohlstedt (SR/Maumelle, Ark.) who went 2-for-3 with an RBI. Keegan Floyd (JR/Bartlett, Tenn.) also tallied an RBI, while going 2-for-4 in the game. Easton Moore (SO/Fort Worth, Texas) went 1-for-3 and Tyler Houston (JR/Cherry Valley, Ark.) was 1-for-2. Moore chipped in an RBI, while Houston scored a run.Lyon falls to 5-10 overall on the season, while Martin Methodist is 8-4 overall. 


[Softball] Scots bombard Pioneers in twinbill sweep
LYON VS. CRC PHOTO SLIDESHOWBATESVILLE, Ark. – It was a break-out day for the Lyon College offense Friday afternoon at Howard & Mary House Field, as the Scots piled up 37 hits – including 15 extra-base hits – while pitchers Ashten Welch (SR/Browns Valley, Calif.) and Nicole Sanders (SO/Pineville, La.) both hurled one-hitters and combined for 21 strikeouts as the Lyon softball team rolled past Crowley's Ridge College, 23-0 and 15-0.Eight different Lyon players recorded at least two hits on the afternoon, led by Rayven Cannon (JR/Chandler, Ariz.)'s 7-for-8 performance at the dish. She finished with three triples, a double, eight RBIs and six runs scored in the two games. Stephanie Haft (SR/Albuquerque, NM) also had an extremely hot bat, producing a 5-for-6 afternoon, with six runs scored, three runs batted in and a walk. Yumiko Hiroto (SR/San Dimas, Calif.) and Haley Huffstuttler (JR/Wynne, Ark.) both picked up three hits. Hiroto went 3-for-6, with two runs batted in and three runs scored, while Huffstuttler finished 3-for-6, with a pair of doubles, three runs scored and another driven in.


[Baseball] Lyon hosts Martin Methodist this weekend
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team returns to action this weekend as they host Martin Methodist (Tenn.) in a three-game series. The two teams will play a doubleheader Saturday, and close the series out on Sunday.The Scots return to Scots Field after playing on the road at Cumberland (Tenn.) last weekend. Lyon enters this series with a 4-2 record at home this season.


[Baseball] Lyon falls in doubleheader to MMC
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team fell in a doubleheader to Martin Methodist (Tenn.) Saturday afternoon at Scots Field. The RedHawks defeated the Scots 5-2 and 8-4, as Martin Methodist's bats were hot throughout the day collecting 20 hits, compared to Lyon's 16.Lyon was led by Logan Reddick (SO/Paragould, Ark.) who totaled three hits in the two games, going 3-for-6 at the plate. Evan Johnson (SO/Maumelle, Ark.) and Kyle West (FR/Lewisville, Texas) went 2-for-4, while Easton Moore (SO/Fort Worth, Texas) finished 2-for-8.The Scots fall to 5-9 overall on the season, while the RedHawks are now 7-4 overall. 


[Women's Basketball] Scots capture AMC Championship; host LU-B Thursday
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Trailing Harris-Stowe State University by nine points with 4:35 remaining in the third quarter Saturday afternoon, the No. 4-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team did what any championship caliber squad would do when backed 'into a corner'. The Scots turned on the afterburners, outscoring the Lady Hornets 27-5 over the next 9:43 to grab a 13-point lead and went on to capture the undisputed American Midwest Conference regular season championship with an 80-71 victory in the Emerson Performance Center.The Scots (26-3, 22-2 AMC), who have won 23 of their last 24 games, captured the league title by two full games, after No. 7-ranked Columbia College (26-4, 20-4 AMC) lost its regular season finale at William Woods (21-9, 16-8 AMC), 64-59, on Saturday. The Cougars dropped three of their last four regular season contests.


[Men's Basketball] Lyon plays tough, falls to HSSU
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Lyon men's basketball team once again played another close battle in its final game of the season on the road Saturday afternoon. The Scots showed toughness throughout – climbing back from a 12 point deficit at one point. Lyon would fall in the end, 65-62 to Harris-Stowe, despite 32 points from Riley Jenkins (SR/Norwood, Mo.) – two points shy of his career high.Joe Burt (JR/St. Cloud, Minn.) finished with 14 points in the game, while Ty Virden (FR/Greenbrier, Ark.) chipped in eight points.Lyon is now 9-19 overall and 6-16 in the American Midwest Conference. Harris-Stowe moves to 14-16 overall and 10-12 in AMC play. 


[Softball] Scots tangle with Pioneers Friday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Winner of five of their last six games against Crowley's Ridge College, the Lyon College softball team hopes to continue its successful ways against the Pioneers when the two squads tangle Friday afternoon in a 1 p.m. doubleheader at Howard & Mary House Field in Batesville.Admission to the twin bill will be $4 for adults, with students ages 18-and-under paying $2 and children 5-and-under admitted free. Lyon faculty, staff and students will also be admitted free with their valid identification card.FOLLOW THE GAMESLyon HOSTS Crowley's Ridge College – Friday, 1 p.m.GAME 1For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor PPV ($7.95) live video/audio stream – CLICK HEREGAME 2For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor PPV ($7.95) live video/audio stream – CLICK HEREMORE INFORMATION ON TEAMSLyon College Season Statistics – CLICK HEREAMC Softball Standings – CLICK HERE


[Women's Basketball] Scots clinch co-championship, national tourney bid
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – The No. 4-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team shook off some early rust from having a week off since their last game, then forced 18 Lindenwood University-Belleville turnovers and secured the American Midwest Conference Co-Championship, a fifth straight berth to the NAIA DI National Tournament and the No. 1 seed in the upcoming AMC Postseason Tournament with a 58-47 victory over the Lady Lynx (10-19, 10-13 AMC) in Lynx Arena Thursday night.The Scots, who have won 22 of their last 23 games, can claim the program's first-ever undisputed conference championship Saturday afternoon with either a victory at fourth-place Harris-Stowe State University (18-11, 16-7 AMC) or a loss by No. 7-ranked Columbia College (26-3, 20-3 AMC) at William Woods University (19-9, 14-8 AMC).


[Men's Basketball] Lyon falls just short at LUB Thursday in OT
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – It came down to the wire at Lynx Arena as the Lyon men's basketball team and Lindenwood-Belleville (Ill.) had to play one extra period to decide a victor Thursday evening. The Scots fell in the end 74-72 in overtime, despite playing a hard fought battle as both teams traded punches throughout.John Nekonchuk (FR/Conway, Ark.) posted a career high 24 points as it was also the fourth time he has scored at least 20 in a game. Riley Jenkins (SR/Norwood, Mo.) and Ty Virden (FR/Greenbrier, Ark.) added 12 points apiece. Joe Burt (JR/St. Cloud, Minn.) finished just one point shy of yet another double-double to add to his season total, with nine points and 10 rebounds. 


[Men's Basketball] Lyon takes on LUB, HSSU
BATESVILLE, Ark. – This week, the Lyon men's basketball team (9-17, 6-14 American Midwest Conference) will look to close out the 2015-16 regular season on a high note, with trips to Lindenwood University-Belleville (Ill.) and Harris-Stowe State (Mo.) Thursday and Saturday.Both games will be part of a women-men doubleheader as the Scot women take on the Lynx Thursday at 5:30 p.m. followed by the men's game at 7:30 p.m. Saturday's action will begin with the Scot women taking on the Hornets at 2 p.m. and the Scot men playing at 4 p.m. 


[Volleyball] Lyon adds Embry for 2016 season
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College volleyball head coach Ray Green announced the signing of Ellie Embry earlier this week. Embry provides the Scots another player who can play multiple positions on the court this upcoming fall season.Embry is a Huntsville, Arkansas native who played volleyball at Huntsville High School for the Eagles. She also played cross country and soccer during her high school career.


[Women's Basketball] Scots make huge jump to No. 4 in nation
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The stars appear to be aligning for the Lyon College women's basketball team during the stretch run of the 2015-16 season. The Scots survived a late-season loss and now find themselves seated in the highest national ranking ever and in control of their own destiny as they play for their first-ever undisputed conference championship this weekend.Lyon tied two other teams with the biggest jumps in the poll this week, as the Scots leaped from No. 8 to No. 4 in the NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll on Tuesday. This marks the highest position for Lyon since the Scots were sixth two weeks ago. Lyon, along with Bethel (Tenn.) (7th to 3rd) and The Master's (Calif.) (10th to 6th) each moved up four spots in the rankings this week.


[Women's Basketball] Scots close in on AMC championship
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – The No. 4-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team will focus on its next two games as taking two huge steps toward their fifth consecutive bid to the NAIA Division I Women's Basketball National Championship tournament.The Scots (24-3, 20-2 AMC) can wrap up no worse than an AMC Co-Championship Thursday with a win over Lindenwood University-Belleville (10-18, 10-12 AMC) at 5:30 p.m. in Belleville, Ill., and then claim the outright conference title – the first outright title in program history – with a win in St. Louis, Mo., on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Harris-Stowe State University (17-11, 15-7 AMC). FOLLOW THE GAMELyon at Lindenwood-Belleville – Thursday, 5:30 p.m.For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor FREE live video stream – CLICK HEREFor FREE live audio stream – CLICK HERELyon at Harris-Stowe State University – Saturday, 2 p.m.For FREE live stats – CLICK HERENo video/audio stream availableMORE INFORMATION ON TEAMSLindenwood-Belleville Roster / Season Statistics – CLICK HEREHarris-Stowe Roster / Season Statistics – CLICK HERELyon Roster / Season Statistics – CLICK HEREAMC Women's Basketball Standings – CLICK HERE


[Baseball] Scots fall in doubleheader to Cumberland
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Lyon baseball team played out the final two games of their three game series with Cumberland (Tenn.) Saturday afternoon, ending with 8-3 and 4-3 losses for the Scots. It was a tough day at the plate for Lyon as they totaled just nine hits between the two games.Evan Johnson (SO/Maumelle, Ark.) and Andrew Sauceda (JR/Las Cruces, N.M.) combined for five of the team's nine hits. Johnson led the way with three and scored two runs. Sauceda finished 2-for-5 with one run scored, while Dylan Wooten (SR/Lynn, Ark.) recorded a team high three RBI's. Joseph Sitzman (SR/Lewisville, Texas) and Keegan Floyd (JR/Bartlett, Tenn.) also added one RBI apiece.


[Men's Wrestling] Miller, Webber headed to NAIA Nationals
BATESVILLE, Ark. – A pair of sophomores on the Lyon College men's wrestling squad are headed to the NAIA Wrestling National Championships in Topeka, Kan., next month after Dustin Miller (SO/Escondido, Calif.) placed second in the 125-pound weight class and Connor Webber (SO/Houston, Texas) posted a third-place finish in the 165-pound class Saturday at the 2016 NAIA Midwest National Qualifier Tournament held at Lyon's James C. Becknell Gymnasium.The top three finishers in each weight class receive an automatic berth to the NAIA Wrestling National Championships, which will be held March 4-5.


[Softball] Lyon rebounds to split twinbill with BMC
BATESVILLE, Ark. – After losing a hard-fought 6-5 setback in the opening game of Saturday's twinbill to Blue Mountain College, the Lyon College softball team took out its frustrations on the Lady Toppers in the second contest, ripping seven hits and six runs, while Nicole Sanders (SO/Pineville, La.) took care of the things on the defensive side and the Scots salvaged a split with a convincing 6-0 win at Howard and Mary House Field.The Scots (8-4), who have been playing .500 baseball since starting their season with a 4-0 mark, outhit the Lady Toppers 16-13 on the day, while not committing an error. BMC (4-4) finished with five miscues.


[Baseball] Lyon falls 9-3 in Game 1 to Cumberland
LEBANON, Tenn. – Facing a tough test this weekend against Cumberland (Tenn.), the Lyon baseball team fell behind early and could not recover, falling 9-3 to the Phoenix Friday afternoon at Ernest L. Stockton Field. Cumberland ignited for four runs in the first inning, and one in the second to get the scoring started.Kyle West (FR/Lewisville, Texas), Bradley Marquez (SO/Wylie, Texas), and Dylan Wooten (SR/Lynn, Ark.) each tallied RBI's for the Scots. Kohlstedt and West each went 1-for-3 with a run scored, while Trey Spencer (SR/Wynne, Ark.) also scored a run – going 1-for-4.Cole Ragsdale (JR/Bay City, Texas) received the loss, which was his first of the season. He pitched seven innings, gave up 10 hits and five earned runs, while striking out three.


[Softball] Scots claw back to force split with BMC
BATESVILLE, Ark. – After struggling in game one against Blue Mountain College and receiving her first loss in the circle for 2016, Lyon College's Nicole Sanders (SO/Pineville, La.)' RBI bunt single in the fourth inning of game two resulted in a three-run frame, as the Scots used the play to kick start their offense as they forced a split with the Lady Toppers Friday afternoon at Howard & Mary House Field.Blue Mountain (3-3) used two home runs to knock off the Scots in the opener, 5-1, but Lyon (7-3) outhit the Lady Toppers 9-3 in game two to keep the season series between the two squads even with a 7-1 win.


[Men's Basketball] Lyon shows poise in 71-59 win over HLG
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon men's basketball team showed poise in its complete game Thursday night as they fended off Hannibal-LaGrange 71-59 in Becknell Gymnasium. The Scots well rounded group posted a 52.9 percentage from the field, while holding the Trojans to 44.2 percent in the game.Joe Burt (JR/St. Cloud, Minn.) led the Scots with 22 points, while Riley Jenkins (SR/Norwood, Mo.) and Ty Virden (FR/Greenbrier, Ark.) scored 17 and 14 points respectively. Lyon also got some much needed help from Cole Crabree who chipped in five points and five rebounds, while providing much needed energy to solidify the victory in the regular season home finale. 


[Women's Basketball] Scots surge into first in AMC with HLGU win, Columbia loss
BATESVILLE, Ark. – With its first legitimate chance to take over sole possession of first place in the American Midwest Conference with a little help Thursday night, the No. 8-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team showed they weren't scoreboard watching. The Scots pumped in 60% (24-of-40) of their first-half field goals and 46.7% (7-of-15) of their three-pointers to build a convincing 56-28 lead  against Hannibal-LaGrange University. Lyon went on to a 94-58 decision, capturing its 21st win in 22 games.Lyon's Jamie Jackson (JR/Beebe, Ark.) had a career night for the Scots, surpassing her previous high scoring night of 26, by connecting on 13-of-19 field goals and 4-of-6 behind the three point arch for 30 points. She also handed out five assists, picked up five steals and pulled down three rebounds.Just a few minutes after their game went final, the Scots received some help from 12th-ranked Freed-Hardeman University (21-6, 17-4 AMC), as the Lady Lions took down No. 3 Columbia College (25-2, 19-2 AMC), 66-57, vaulting the Scots (24-3, 20-2 AMC) into the top spot in the AMC race by one-half game. Even more important, the Cougars' loss to Freed-Hardeman gives the Scots the much-needed tie-breaker if Lyon and Columbia finish deadlocked for the regular season co-championship.


[Baseball] Lyon travels to CU this weekend
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team (5-4) posted a 4-2 mark in their first home stand of the season, and now hits the road for a three-game series at Cumberland (Tenn.). The Scots and Phoenix will play one game Friday, and a doubleheader on Saturday.Lyon is batting .309 overall as a team so far this season, and has scored 54 runs in nine games.GAME INFO Lyon at Cumberland Friday and Saturday, Feb. 19-20Friday: 2 p.m.  Saturday: Doubleheader begins at 12 p.m.Site: Ernest L. Stockton Field- Woody Hunt StadiumStream: Live VideoLive Stats: StatBroadcast


[Softball] Scots at home to face Lady Toppers
BATESVILLE, Ark. – After getting the season off to a strong start with a four-game sweep at home and a split on the road at Blue Mountain College last weekend, the Lyon College softball team will square off against the Lady Toppers again this weekend, playing a four-game series at Howard & Mary House Field.Action is set to get underway Friday at 1 p.m., and then again on Saturday at 12-noon. There will be two games on both days. For each doubleheader, admission to the games this season will be $4 for adults, with students ages 18-and-under paying $2 and children 5-and-under admitted free. Lyon faculty, staff and students will also be admitted free with their valid identification card.FOLLOW THE GAMESLyon HOSTS Blue Mountain – Friday, 1 p.m.GAME 1For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor PPV ($7.95) live video/audio stream – CLICK HEREGAME 2For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor PPV ($7.95) live video/audio stream – CLICK HERELyon HOSTS Blue Mountain – Saturday, 12-noonGAME 1For FREE live stats – CLICK HERENO live video/audio stream availableGAME 2For FREE live stats – CLICK HERENO live video/audio stream availableMORE INFORMATION ON TEAMSLyon College Season Statistics – CLICK HEREBlue Mountain Season Statistics – CLICK HERE


[Men's Wrestling] Lyon hosts Midwest National Qualifier Saturday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College will have the honor of hosting one of six NAIA regional wrestling tournaments on Saturday when the College hosts the 2016 NAIA Midwest National Qualifier tournament. The event will be held in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.The one-day tournament will include men wrestlers from nine regional colleges and universities, as they compete for the right to advance to the 2016 NAIA Wrestling National Championships, presented by USA Wrestling, in Topeka, Kan., on March 4-5.Doors to the event will open at 8 a.m., with opening-round action will begin in The Beck at 9 a.m. Action will continue until about 2 p.m., with the finals starting at 4 p.m.An all-day pass for adults will be $10, with a student/children admitted for $5. For individual sessions, the cost will be $6 for adults and $3 for students/children. There will be no free passes for Lyon faculty, staff and students. The event will be streamed live on Stretch Internet for an all-day pass for $7.95. There will only be audio commentary for the finals. All live action can also be tracked free on Trackwrestling.com (see link below).FOLLOW THE NAIA MIDWEST NATIONAL QUALIFIERFor ALL DAY PPV ($7.95) live video stream (audio added at 4 p.m.) – CLICK HEREFor Trackwrestling.com live scoring & up-to-date brackets – CLICK HERENAIA Regional Wrestling Tournament Page – CLICK HEREMORE INFORMATIONAdmission Prices:$6 per session – adult$3 per session – student/child$10 all-day pass – adult$5 all-day pass – student/child(No passes for Lyon faculty/staff/students)Concessions will be a(vailable all day


[Men's Basketball] Lyon takes a trip to AMC foe CBC Tuesday
Central Baptist Preview BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon men's basketball team (8-16, 5-13 American Midwest Conference) tries to rebound Tuesday night as they travel to Central Baptist (Ark.) for a matchup with the Mustangs.This is the second matchup of the season series between the two squads, as the Scots fended off CBC 64-55 at home on Jan. 5. John Nekonchuk (FR/Conway, Ark.) posted a double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds, while Braden Wendel (FR/Jackson, Mo.) scored a team high 15 points.


[Baseball] Lyon?s bats come alive in sweep of CRC
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team's bats came alive, as the Scots offense recorded 15 total runs in two games over Crowley's Ridge (Ark.) Tuesday. Lyon shutout the Pioneers 8-0 in the first game, before defeating CRC 7-2 in game two.Easton Moore (SO/Fort Worth, Texas) went 4-for-8 on the day, while Joseph Sitzman (SR/Lewisville, Texas) was 3-for-8 between the two games. Sitzman also tallied three runs batted in to lead the Scots. Kris Kohlstedt (SR/Maumelle, Ark.) totaled three hits on seven at-bats, while Dylan Wooten (SR/Lynn, Ark.) went 1-for-4 with a run scored and one RBI.


[Women's Basketball] No. 8 Scots back on track, roll Lady Mustangs 87-53
CONWAY, Ark. – The Lyon College women's basketball team rebounded from their first loss since November by shooting a blistering 65.6% in the first half Tuesday night, as the Scots built a 30-point halftime lead en route to an easy 87-53 road win over Central Baptist College here in A.R. Reddin Fieldhouse.The win improves the Scots to 23-3 on the year and inches them closer to idle Columbia College (25-1, 19-1 AMC), as Lyon is now 19-2 in American Midwest Conference play. Saturday's setback to Williams Baptist College, which snapped a 19-game winning streak, dropped Lyon two spots in this week's NAIA DI Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll to No. 8. Columbia moved up a couple spots to No. 3. The Scots have three regular season games remaining, while the Cougars have four. Lyon sits one-half game back.


[Men's Basketball] Lyon falls 87-57 to CBC Tuesday evening
CONWAY, Ark. – The shorthanded Lyon men's basketball team trailed by just 10 points at the break to Central Baptist, but eventually fell 87-57 to the Mustangs at A.R. Reddin Fieldhouse Tuesday. John Nekonchuk (FR/Conway, Ark.) led the Scots with his fourth double-figure game of 23 points, while Justas Narusas (SO/Vilnius, Lithuania) tallied 12 points and Ty Virden (FR/Greenbrier, Ark.) added 10.  The Scots started strong in the first half making 12-of-21 shots for 57.1 percent. Lyon finished the game going 22-for-48 for a 45.8 percentage, while the Mustangs went 27-of-57 for 47.4 percent.Lyon is now 8-17 overall and 5-14 in the American Midwest Conference. Central Baptist moves to 9-16 overall and 5-14 in AMC play. 


[Baseball] Tognarine named AMC Pitcher of the Week
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Lyon baseball pitcher Tyler Tognarine (SO/Cape Coral, Fla.) has been named the American Midwest Conference Pitcher of the Week, the conference office announced on Monday. Tognarine earns the award after throwing a seven inning no-hitter against the University of Saint Francis (Ill.) on Saturday, which led to a 4-0 Scots win. He also walked just two batters, while striking out five.Tognarine earns the first AMC Pitcher of the Week award for 2016. The no-hitter by the Cape Coral, Florida native also marks what has been a strong start for the sophomore to open the season. 


[Football] Bowles honored by Little Rock Touchdown Club
VIDEO OF MICHAEL BOWLES BEING RECOGNIZEDBATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College junior running back Michael Bowles was one of 13 Arkansas collegiate football players honored last Thursday night by the Little Rock Touchdown Club, as he was named the 2015 Lyon College Most Valuable Player for the past season.Former University of Arkansas and current Dallas Cowboys running back Darren McFadden was the featured guest of the night, as high school and college athletes across the state of Arkansas were recognized during the event.


[Baseball] Lyon hosts CRC in doubleheader Tuesday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – After opening their home stand against Saint Francis (Ill.) this past weekend, the Lyon baseball team (3-4) continues its home stretch by hosting Crowley's Ridge (Ark.) in a doubleheader on Tuesday.The Scots have had a strong start to the season, already posting 39 runs in their seven games for nearly 5.6 runs per game, to rank second in the American Midwest Conference.GAME INFO Crowley's Ridge at Lyon Tuesday, Feb. 16Doubleheader begins at 12 p.m.Site: Scots FieldStream: Live Video/AudioLive Stats: DakStats – Game 1DakStats – Game 2


[Women's Basketball] No. 6 Lyon determined to rebound vs. CBC
CONWAY, Ark. – After being handed its first loss in 20 games on Saturday, there is little doubt the No. 6-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team will come out Tuesday night with something to provide, as they travel to A.R. Reddin Fieldhouse for an American Midwest Conference matchup with league newcomer Central Baptist College.The game will be the front end of a women-men doubleheader and will be the first of four final regular season games the Scots will use to tune up for the upcoming AMC Postseason Tournament. The Scots and Lady Mustangs will get underway at 5:30 p.m., with the men to follow at 7:30 p.m.FOLLOW THE GAMESLyon at Central Baptist College – Tuesday, 5:30 p.m.For FREE live stats – CLICK HERENo live audio/video availableMORE INFORMATION ON TEAMSCentral Baptist College Statistics – CLICK HERELyon Season Statistics – CLICK HERE


[Women's Wrestling] Lyon?s Alva earns WCWA All-American
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – For the second time in as many years the Lyon College women's wrestling program has produced at least one WCWA All-American. Two Scots received the honor a year ago and Taylor Alva (SO/Houston, Texas) (pictured below, left)placed sixth in the 123-lb. weight class at the WCWA Nationals Saturday at Oklahoma City University to secure the honor this season.Alva, one of four Scots represented at the national tourney, posted a 4-3 record at the two-day event, recording four victories in a row to earn a place on the podium at the end and received the national honor.


[Softball] Bagwell, Scots force split with BMC on Friday
NEW ALBANY, Miss. – Lyon College senior third baseman Stephanie Bagwell (SR/Fairfield, Calif.) led the Scots to a 26-hit performance Friday afternoon, but Lyon could only manage a split with Blue Mountain College, falling 7-5 and winning 16-2, at the BNA Sportsplex.The Scots, who were on the road for the first time this season, suffered their first loss and are now 5-1 on the season, while Blue Mountain began the year 1-1.Bagwell finished the day 6-for-7 at the dish in the two contests, scoring five runs and driving in five more. She also tagged a double, walked and stole a base as the Scots outhit the Toppers in both contests. Lyon outhit BMC 10-7, but surrendered a pair of unearned runs in the opener, then blew past the Toppers in the second contest by posting 16 hits, while Nicole Sanders (SO/Pineville, La.) threw a three-hitter.


[Softball] Sanders shuts out BMC, Scots split DH Saturday
NEW ALBANY, Miss. – Lyon College sophomore hurler Nicole Sanders (SO/Pineville, La.) (pictured below, right) posted her fourth consecutive victory in the circle to start the season, while recording her second victory of the weekend over Blue Mountain as she led the Scots to a split with the Toppers Saturday afternoon at the BNA Sportsplex. Lyon dropped the opener, 10-2, but bounced back for a hard-fought 1-0 win to even the weekend series at 2-2.Sanders (4-0), who raised her season strikeout total 32 in four games this season, worked her fourth complete game of the season in the 1-0 triumph. She fanned four batters, walked three and pitched a three-hitter for the Scots, who are 6-2 on the season. Blue Mountain evened its record at 2-2.


[Men's Basketball] Scots play strong second half, fall to WBC
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon men's basketball team trailed by 16 in the second half before cutting the deficit to seven midway through the period, but fell 77-61 to Williams Baptist Saturday afternoon. Ty Virden (FR/Greenbrier, Ark.) posted another career high of 25 points, while John Nekonchuk (FR/Conway, Ark.) added 18.The Scots also shot 48.0 percent in the second half, and 46.0 percent in the game on 23-of-50 shooting. The Eagles posted a 44.4 percentage on 24-for-54 on the afternoon. Saturday also marked 'Senior Day' as Riley Jenkins (SR/Norwood, Mo.) and Jamie Jones (SR/Herrin, Ill.) were honored prior to tipoff of the men's game.


[Women's Basketball] Scots can?t overcome WBC late, 64-57
BATESVILLE, Ark. – When rivals play, records and nationally rankings can often be thrown out the window.  That seemed to be the case Saturday afternoon, when the Williams Baptist College women's basketball team came into James C. Becknell Gymnasium and made a second-half push that No. 6-ranked Lyon College couldn't quite overcome as WBC snapped the Scots' 19-game winning streak with a 64-57 win.The setback on Senior Day was tough for the Scots, who suffered their first loss since Nov. 21 and the only setback in 14 home games this season. But Lyon (22-3, 18-2 AMC) is still firmly in second place in the American Midwest Conference race and still not out of the title chase, by any means. Williams Baptist (16-8, 11-8 AMC) stayed in sixth place and is still 7.5 games out of first.


[Baseball] Tognarine throws no-hitter, Scots split Day 2
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Tyler Tognarine (SO/Cape Coral, Fla.) highlighted the final day of the series with Saint Francis, by throwing a no-hitter in a 4-0 game one win. The Cape Coral, Florida native threw seven shutout innings, while walking two and striking out five Fighting Saints. USF came back in the second game to clinch game two 3-0, solidifying another split in the weekend series.Tognarine earned his first victory of the season in game one, while Devon Austin (FR/Caraway, Ark.) took the loss in game two. Austin pitched seven innings, allowing two earned runs on nine hits, while striking out four batters.  


[Baseball] Kohlstedt adds two triples, Scots split with USF
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team opened its home series with the University of Saint Francis today at Scots Field. The Scots split with the Fighting Saints winning the first game 7-3, and falling 9-4 in game two.Kris Kohlstedt (SR/Maumelle, Ark.) led Lyon's offense going 3-for-8 with a pair of triples, while knocking in two runs and scoring a pair. Kohlstedt's two triples were both to lead off the bottom of the first inning in both games. Kyle West (FR/Lewisville, Texas) also went 3-for-5 scoring two runs and recording one run batted in, while Joseph Sitzman (SR/Lewisville, Texas) finished 2-for-5 scoring a pair of runs and posting two runs batted in. 


[Men's Basketball] Lyon hosts No. 14 FHU, WBC
Freed-Hardeman Game NotesBATESVILLE, Ark. – After defeating Missouri Baptist and St. Louis College of Pharmacy (Mo.) last week, the Lyon men's basketball team (8-14, 5-11 American Midwest Conference) looks to continue to climb in the AMC as they take on No. 14 Freed-Hardeman and Williams Baptist this week. Both events are part of a women-men doubleheader on Thursday and Saturday.As part of halftime entertainment and recognition, the Lyon athletics department will recognize the Scot men and women's soccer teams at halftime of the women's game on Thursday, presenting athletes who have received superlative awards in the fall. Saturday's contests mark 'Senior Day' for the Scot women and men's teams. Jamie Jones (SR/Herrin, Ill.) and Riley Jenkins (SR/Norwood, Mo.) highlight the senior class for the Scot men, and will be honored immediately after the women's game.The Lyon pep band will also be on hand to energize the crowd Saturday for the women and men's games against Williams Baptist, while Batesville's West Magnet Dancers will be present on Saturday to cheer on the Scots and perform at halftime of each game.


[Women's Basketball] Jackson, Scots dismantle No. 11 FHU, 77-54
POSTGAME INTERVIEW OF CARINA & JAMIE JACKSONBATESVILLE, Ark. – When you're hot, you're hot. And Carina Jackson (SR/Sao Paulo, Brazil) was due for a scorcher.The No. 6-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team broke open a relatively close game with 11th-ranked Freed-Hardeman University in the fourth quarter Thursday night by using the hot hand of senior Jackson to outscore the Lady Lions 22-11 in the final 10 minutes as the Scots won their 19th consecutive contest with a convincing 77-54 victory here in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.Jackson broke her previous career high by 10 points, hitting a blistering 12-of-14 (.857) from the field, including all five three-point field goals and all five free throws, to finish with 34 points, five rebounds and two assists. It was the first time the second-leading scorer for the Scots had gone over the 20-point mark this, but the 15th time in her three-year career at Lyon. She definitely picked an opportune time to warm up.Lyon led with its offense on this night, hitting a red-hot 69.6% (16-of-23) from the field in the second half after taking a 37-29 lead at the break. The Scots finished the night converting 57.7% (30-of-52) from the field, including an impressive 53.8% (7-of-13) from three-point territory.


[Men's Basketball] Lyon falls to ranked FHU Lions
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Facing their fourth ranked opponent in six games, the Lyon men's basketball team fell 90-65 to No. 14 Freed-Hardeman Thursday evening. The Scots did have a solid outing from the field, shooting 21-of-45 for 46.7 percent – highlighted by a 10-for-19 mark for 52.6 percent in the second half.Ty Virden (FR/Greenbrier, Ark.) and Joe Burt (JR/St. Cloud, Minn.) were two of four Scots to score in double-figures. Virden posted a career best 20 points, while Burt added his sixth double-double of the season with 13 points and 13 rebounds. Riley Jenkins (SR/Norwood, Mo.) and John Nekonchuk (FR/Conway, Ark.) rounded out the group scoring 16 and 12 points respectively.


[Baseball] Lyon hosts St. Francis in home opening series
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team opens their home schedule Friday and Saturday as they host the University of Saint Francis (Ill.) in a four-game series. The two teams will play a doubleheader Friday, followed by another twin bill on Saturday.The Scots opened the 2016 season last weekend taking one of three games at ninth-ranked Oklahoma Wesleyan. Lyon holds an outstanding 8-2 overall record in home openers since 2005-06.GAME INFO Saint Francis at Lyon Friday, Feb. 12 and Saturday, Feb. 13Friday: Doubleheader begins at 12 p.m. Saturday: Doubleheader begins at 12 p.m.Site: Scots FieldStream – FRIDAY ONLY: Live Video/AudioLive Stats – FRIDAY ONLY: DakStats – Game 1DakStats – Game 2


[Softball] Scots hit road, play four games at BMC
NEW ALBANY, Miss. – After storming out of the starting gates of the 2016 season last week, the Lyon College softball team will look to continue its early-season roll Friday and Saturday when the Scots play a four-game series at Blue Mountain College.The squads will play a double-header at the BNA Sportsplex on Friday at 12-noon and then come back on Saturday and play another twinbill at 12. There is no live coverage of the games expected.FOLLOW THE GAMESLyon at Blue Mountain College – Friday, 12-noonGAME 1No live media availableGAME 2No live media availableLyon at Blue Mountain College – Saturday, 12-noonGAME 1No live media availableGAME 2No live media availableMORE INFORMATION ON TEAMSLyon College 2016 Season Statistics – CLICK HEREBlue Mountain 2015 Final Season Statistics – CLICK HERELyon College Season Preview – CLICK HERE


[Women's Basketball] Lyon holds steady at No. 6 in NAIA Poll
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Lyon College women's basketball team now holds the second-longest active winning streak this season in NAIA Division I at 18 games. The Scots, who held steady at No. 6 in the country in Tuesday's NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll, will have their hands full keeping that streak alive Thursday when the Scots host No. 11 Freed-Hardeman University, which jumped up two spots this week.The top 10 teams in the poll held steady this week, with only No. 4 Bethel (Tenn.) and No. 5 Columbia (Mo.) flip-flopping spots despite both going 2-0. Our Lady of the Lake (Texas), which currently holds the longest active winning streak in the country at 20 games, received eight of ten first-place votes, while Columbia corralled the other two.


[Football] Howard named defensive coordinator
BATESVILLE, Ark. – A former four-year letterman and safety for the University of Missouri football program and defensive graduate assistant at both Missouri and University of Memphis, Del Howard has been promoted to defensive coordinator of the Lyon College football program, Scots' head coach Kirk Kelley has announced.Howard served as defensive backs coach for the Scots during the program's inaugural season in 2015. He impressed Kelley so much during the first season that it wasn't a tough decision when the position became vacant recently."I'm excited about Del stepping into the position because he knows our guys, he's been here and he's also been out on the recruiting trail," Kelley stated. "He has a great familiarity with everything, he's a hard worker and he loves football."


[Baseball] Lyon inks local Trent Swaim for 2017
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team has announced the signing of local product Trent Swaim for the 2017 season. Swaim is currently completing his senior season at Batesville High School for the Pioneer program.While playing catcher and first base for the Pioneers, he helped lead the team to a 12-13 season and a Class 5A State Tournament appearance, a year ago. Swaim also posted a .333 batting average and .439 on-base percentage, while committing only three errors in 25 games.


[Men's Wrestling] Miller claims AMC wrestling title; Scots place fifth
ALL-AMC WRESTLING TEAMHANNIBAL, Mo. – Lyon College sophomore Dustin Miller (SO/Escondido, Calif.) made the most of his opportunity at the first-ever American Midwest Conference Men's Wrestling Championships on Saturday, posting a 2-0 record to win the title of the 125-lb. weight class in the Mabee Sports Complex at Hannibal-LaGrange University. He was also named to the first AMC Wrestling All-Conference team.Two other Scots – Andrew Hyde (FR/Rockwall, Texas) and Connor Webber (SO/Houston, Texas) – place second in their respective weight classes, while Cordell Spohrer (FR/Slidell, La.) grabbed a fourth-place finish, Christopher Marson (FR/Denham Spring, La.) posted a fifth-place finish and Robb Rodriguez (JR/Hollister, Calif.) came in sixth, as the Scots finished fifth as a team at the competition.Williams Baptist College scored 191 points to win the overall conference title, followed by Missouri Baptist University with 155.5 points. Lindenwood University-Belleville placed third with 101.5 points, Hannibal-LaGrange University posted a fourth-place finish (86.5) and Lyon scored 69 points. Central Baptist College was sixth with 24 points.


[Baseball] Scots fall in doubleheader at No. 9 OKWU
BARTLESVILLE, Okla. – The Lyon baseball team battled No. 9 Oklahoma Wesleyan University in a doubleheader Saturday, narrowly falling 4-3 in both games. In game one, the Scots held a 3-2 lead in the eighth inning, before the Eagles scored two runs in the bottom half to seal the win. OKWU then scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning of game two to take the pair of games.Easton Moore (SO/Fort Worth, Texas) led Lyon's offense going 4-for-7 on the day and scoring a run. Dylan Wooten (SR/Lynn, Ark.) collected two hits and also scored a run on the day. 


[Softball] Graham helps Scots to second sweep of WPU
INTERVIEW WITH LYON'S SANDERS & GRAHAMBATESVILLE, Ark. - Lyon College senior Savannah Graham (SR/Keiser, Ark.) slammed an RBI-single to left field with two outs in the sixth inning in game two Saturday afternoon, scoring Savannah Fuller (JR/Tucson, Ariz.) and clinching the Scots' come-from-behind victory over William Penn University and sealing the sweep of the doubleheader, 3-2 and 5-4, at Howard & Mary House Field.The twin wins against the Statesmen not only secured a four-game weekend sweep of WPU, but improved the Scots to 4-0 for the first time in the eight-year history of the Lyon program. Nicole Sanders (SO/Pineville, La.) also helped her team's fate, pitching her second straight win and striking out 10 batters for the second time in as many games.William Penn, which suffered through four errors on the day and nine in the two-day series, dropped to 0-4 on the young season.


[Men's Basketball] Lyon blows by SLCOP, 69-31
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Lyon men's basketball team blew by St. Louis College of Pharmacy (Mo.) 69-31 Saturday afternoon, led by John Nekonchuck's career high 23 points. Joe Burt (JR/St. Cloud, Minn.) also posted double-figures for the Scots, totaling 16 points.The Scots also posted a 63.9 field goal percentage on 23-of-36 shooting for it highest mark of the season. Lyon held the Eutectics to a 22.9 percentage from the floor on 11-of-48 shooting.


[Women's Basketball] Red-hot Scots roll to 18th straight win, 90-29
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – It's been nearly three years since the Lyon College women's basketball team put on a defensive display like it did Saturday afternoon. The sixth-ranked Scots held St. Louis College of Pharmacy to just 29 points on 24% (12-of-50) shooting from the field, while forcing 23 turnovers in a convincing 90-29 victory in St. Louis Community College's Meramec Gymnasium.The Eutectics' 29 points was the lowest given up by the Scots since they defeated Benedictine University-Springfield (Ill.) 60-29 on Feb. 14, 2013. The Scots turned 23 SLCOP turnovers into 37 points on the offensive end, outscoring the Eutectics 24-10 in the paint. Lyon outrebounded Pharmacy a whopping 51-24, outscoring the Eutectics 26-4 on second-chance points.Even the Lyon bench got into the act on Saturday. Sixteen different Scots played in the game, as the Lyon bench outscored the reserves for Pharmacy, 61-7.


[Men's Basketball] Lyon earns big win at MBU, 67-53
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – It was a slow start for both teams, but the Lyon men's basketball team outscored Missouri Baptist 46-32 in the second half, to run away with a 67-53 victory Thursday night at the Petty Sports Complex. The Scots held the Spartans without a field goal for the first nine and a half minutes of the game, as MBU started 0-for-12 from the floor. Both teams combined for 15 made field goals in the first half as Lyon went 9-for-26 and Missouri Baptist shot 7-of-25.Joe Burt (JR/St. Cloud, Minn.) and Riley Jenkins (SR/Norwood, Mo.) each notched double-doubles for Lyon. Burt recorded his fifth of the season with 20 points and 11 rebounds, while Jenkins added his first totaling 10 points and 10 boards.Lyon is now 7-14 overall with a 4-11 mark in the American Midwest Conference. Missouri Baptist falls to 13-9 overall and 8-6 in AMC play. 


[Baseball] Lyon opens season at No. 9 OKWU
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team begins its 2016 season on the road Friday as they travel to ninth-ranked Oklahoma Wesleyan University. Both teams square off in a three game series with one game Friday, followed by a doubleheader on Saturday. This marks the fifth straight year where the Scots have opened their season against the Eagles.Lyon is coming off a 2015 season in which they finished second place in the American Midwest Conference for a third straight year. The Scots also made the NAIA National Tournament Opening Round for the second time in three years.GAME INFO Lyon at Oklahoma Wesleyan Friday, Feb. 5 and Saturday, Feb. 6 |Friday: Game One at 2 p.m.   Saturday: Doubleheader begins at 12 p.m.Site: Bill Doenges Memorial Park Stadium | Bartlesville, Okla.Stream: Live VideoLive Stats: (Game 1) DakStats (Game 2) DakStats(Game 3) DakStats


[Wrestling] Lyon wrestlers enter AMC Tournament Saturday
HANNIBAL, Mo. – Hannibal-LaGrange University will be the host of the first-ever American Midwest Conference Men's Wrestling Tournament. The event will take place on Saturday in the Mabee Sports Complex in Hannibal, Mo.Admission for the event will be $8 for an adult all-day pass and $5 for children/students.  For those only interested in the finals, adults may purchase tickets for $5 and children/students $3. FOLLOW THE AMC TOURNAMENT – Saturday, Feb. 6, at 9 a.m.For FREE video stream – CLICK HEREAMC Tournament Information – CLICK HERE


[Baseball] Scots pound No. 9 OKWU 18-4
BARTLESVILLE, Okla. – The Lyon baseball team was eager to get their season started on a high note Friday afternoon. The Scots took advantage of four Oklahoma Wesleyan University errors, and broke out for an 18-4 whipping over the No. 9 Eagles at Bill Doenges Memorial Park Stadium.Trey Spencer (SR/Wynne, Ark.) and Logan Reddick (SO/Paragould, Ark.) paced Lyon's offense combining for seven runs batted in. Spencer went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and three RBI's, while Reddick was 4-for-5 with three runs scored and three RBI's. Dylan Wooten (SR/Lynn, Ark.) and Evan Johnson (SO/Maumelle, Ark.) each collected two hits for the Scots, while also scoring a pair of runs. 


[Softball] Sanders, Scots sweep past Statesmen, 5-0 and 6-1
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College sophomore Nicole Sanders (SO/Pineville, La.) threw a complete-game two-hitter, while fanning 10 batters, and helped her cause on offense with a crushing solo home run Friday, as the Scots started the season off 2-0 on the season with a sweep of William Penn University, 5-0 and 6-1, at Howard & Mary House Field.Lyon took advantage of five Statesmen errors in the first game to push four unearned runs across the plate in the 5-0 shutout. Sanders and Sabrina Garcia (JR/Camarillo, Calif.) each hit solo home runs in the second game and the sophomore pitcher did the rest as Lyon finished off the WPU in game two.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe Scots are now 2-0 on the young season and will try to do something they have never done before on Saturday, as they attempt to win their first three games of the season. William Penn, which posted a 22-30 record a year ago, dropped to 0-2 on the year.


[Softball] Lyon opens softball season at home Friday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College softball team will be brimming with confidence when it takes the field for the first time in 2016, as the Scots open their campaign against William Penn University (Iowa) with a pair of home doubleheaders at Howard & Mary House Field.Action is set to get underway Friday at 1 p.m., and then again on Saturday at 12-noon. There will be two games on both days. For each doubleheader, admission to the games this season will be $4 for adults, with students ages 18-and-under paying $2 and children 5-and-under admitted free. Lyon faculty, staff and students will also be admitted free with their valid identification card.FOLLOW THE GAMESLyon HOSTS William Penn University – Friday, 1 p.m.GAME 1For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor PPV ($7.95) live video/audio stream – CLICK HEREGAME 2For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor PPV ($7.95) live video/audio stream – CLICK HERELyon HOSTS William Penn University – Saturday, 12-noonGAME 1For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor PPV ($7.95) live video/audio stream – CLICK HEREGAME 2For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor PPV ($7.95) live video/audio stream – CLICK HEREMORE INFORMATION ON TEAMSLyon College 2015 Final Season Statistics – CLICK HEREWilliam Penn 2015 Final Season Statistics – CLICK HERELyon College Season Preview – CLICK HEREWilliam Penn Season Preview – CLICK HERE


[Women's Basketball] No. 6 Lyon concludes road swing in St. Louis
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Despite holding the second-longest current winning streak in NAIA Division I women's college basketball, the No. 6-ranked Lyon College Scots find themselves in a must-win situation each time they take the floor to continue their challenge for the American Midwest Conference title. They conclude a four-game road trip tonight (Thursday) and Saturday when they head to St. Louis to battle Missouri Baptist University and St. Louis College of Pharmacy in a pair of league contests.Lyon (19-2, 15-1 AMC), which has won 16 straight games, will battle the ninth-place Spartans (7-11, 6-9 AMC) at 5:30 p.m. tonight in the Carl and Deloris Petty Sports and Recreation Complex and the last-place Eutectics (1-16, 0-16 AMC) on Saturday at 2 p.m. in Meramec Gymnasium at St. Louis Community College. Both contests with be the front end of women-men AMC doubleheaders.FOLLOW THE GAMESLyon at Missouri Baptist University – Thursday, 5:30 p.m.For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor FREE live video/audio stream – CLICK HERELyon at St. Louis College of Pharmacy – Saturday, 2 p.m.For FREE live stats – CLICK HERENo Live Video/Audio AvailableMORE INFORMATION ON TEAMSMissouri Baptist Season Statistics – CLICK HERESt. Louis College of Pharmacy Season Statistics – CLICK HERELyon Season Statistics – CLICK HERE


[Men's Basketball] Lyon continues road trip to MBU, SLCOP
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon men's basketball team (6-14, 3-11 American Midwest Conference) has faced four straight ranked opponents, but that stretch comes to an end this week as they face unranked AMC foes Missouri Baptist and St. Louis College of Pharmacy (Mo.).The Scots are in the middle of a rough patch, but have a chance to gain some ground in the conference when they face the Spartans on Thursday, and Eutectics on Saturday. Both matchups will be part of a women-men doubleheader.GAME INFO vs. Missouri Baptist UniversityLyon at Missouri Baptist Thursday, Feb. 4 | 7:30 p.m.Site: Petty Sports and Recreation Complex | St. Louis, Mo.Stream: Live Video    Live Stats: Stretch InternetGAME INFO vs. St. Louis College of PharmacyLyon at St. Louis College of Pharmacy Saturday, Feb. 6 | 4 p.m.Site: St. Louis Community College – Meramec | St. Louis, Mo.       Live Stats: DakStats


[Women's Basketball] Lyon rises up to No. 6 in weekly NAIA DI poll
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Lyon College women's basketball team reached another program high on Tuesday afternoon when the NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll was released and the Scots were sitting at the No. 6 spot in the nation. The ranking comes on the heels of the squad rolling to its 16th consecutive victory of the season and 14th straight win against American Midwest Conference opponents over the weekend.The Scots (19-2, 15-1 AMC) are currently tied with No. 4-ranked Columbia College (21-1, 15-1 AMC) for first place in the AMC. Lyon is the only team to have defeated the Cougars this season. This is Lyon's highest ranking in the history of the program. The Scots still trail No. 1-ranked Our Lady of the Lake (Texas) (19-2) for the longest winning streak in the country (19 games). Lyon is tied with The Master's (Calif.) with 16 victories in a row.


[Baseball] 2016 Baseball focused on continued success
2016 Schedule | 2016 Roster | 2016 ProspectusBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team has found plenty of success in the past, led by three-straight second place finishes in the American Midwest Conference and two national tournament opening round appearances. This season, the Scots look to continue the trend of being a top tier program, while finding opportunities for everyone to be involved.Last season, the Scots placed second in the AMC with a 35-13 overall record and 18-6 mark in the AMC. Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.). (37-16, 18-5 AMC) finished just one half game ahead of the Scots as they open the season ranked 18th. 


[Men's Basketball] Lyon travels to No. 16 Park Saturday
BATESVILLE, Ark. ? The Lyon men's basketball team (6-13, 3-10 American Midwest Conference) faces its fourth straight ranked opponent Saturday when they travel to No. 16 Park (Mo.). The game is part of a women-men doubleheader with the No. 7 Scot women playing the Pirates at 12:30 p.m.This is the second matchup of the season series between the two squads, as Park, who was receiving votes in the Top 25 Poll at the time, defeated Lyon 72-58 on Dec. 5 in Becknell Gymnasium.GAME INFO Lyon at Park Saturday, Jan. 30 | 2:30 p.m.Site: Breckon Sports Center | Parkville, Mo.Stream: Live Video  Live Stats: DakStats 


[Men's Soccer] Miller receives All-American recognition
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Lyon College men's soccer player Logan Miller (SR/Quincy, Ill.) had a slew of conference honors during the 2015 season and he was also named the NAIA National Defensive Player of the Week. He culminated his senior season by being named NAIA Honorable Mention All-American, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics announced.Eleven NAIA players were named to the NAIA First-Team All-American squad, including 2015 Men's Soccer National Player of the year Willian Paulino of Rio Grande (Ohio). There were 11 second-team members and 11 third-teamers, including Columbia College's Matija Ceraj. Miller was among the 62 honorable mention athletes.


[Women's Basketball] Jackson, Scots knock off Pirates, 58-46
PARKVILLE, Mo. – Lyon College junior guard Jamie Jackson (JR/Beebe, Ark.) scored 17 of her game-high 24 points in the first half, as she stretched her double-digit scoring streak to four, while posting seven rebounds and seven steals to lead the No. 7-ranked Scots to their 16th consecutive win in a 58-46 win over Park University in the Breckon Sports Center Saturday afternoon.The Scots overcame a 23-turnover performance by hitting 52.4% (22-of-42) of their field goals, while limiting the Pirates to 33.3% (14-of-42) and 11.1% (1-of-9) behind the three-point arch. Jackson hit 9-of-17 from the field, including 4-of-9 from three-point range.


[Men's Basketball] Hot shooting Scots fall to No. 16 Park
PARKVILLE, Mo. – The Lyon men's basketball team shot 24-of-46 for 52.2 percent, but fell 74-65 to No. 16 Park (Mo.) Saturday afternoon at the Brecken Sports Center. The Scots pair of Riley Jenkins (SR/Norwood, Mo.) and John Nekonchuk (FR/Conway, Ark.) scored 18 and 16 points respectively, while Joe Burt (JR/St. Cloud, Minn.) had a well-rounded game - posting six points, seven rebounds and eight assists.Lyon is now 6-14 overall with a 3-11 mark in the American Midwest Conference. Park moves to 14-5 overall and 12-2 in AMC play. 


[Men's Wrestling] Webber leads Scot grapplers at Natural State Open
CONWAY, Ark. – Lyon College sophomore Connor Webber (SO/Houston, Texas) bounced back from an opening round defeat to post five straight victories in the 165-lb. weight class Saturday to finish third at the 2016 Natural State Open wrestling tournament held Saturday in the Conway Exposition Center.Another strong performance was displayed by Lyon's Chris Marson, who posted a 4-2 record to place fifth in the 125-lb. weight class, as the Scots continue to work toward next weekend's first-ever American Midwest Conference Wrestling Tournament.


[Softball] 2016 Lyon softball team has it all
2016 SCHEDULE | 2016 ROSTER | 2016 PROSPECTUSBATESVILLE, Ark. – Last season Elliott Sampley took a team of underclassmen and turned the Lyon College softball team into a championship contender in his first season as head coach, as the Scots posted a 24-17 record and a second-place finish in the American Midwest Conference race.Lyon surprised some opponents and the Scots could have overachieved from time to time. But when the dust settled, the program had reached new heights in its eighth year of existence, posting the best regular season record ever and finishing in a tie (18-6) with Park University during the regular season and qualifying for its first-ever postseason league tourney.This season no one will overlook the Scots. They have 10 starters returning and have added depth to a squad that finished with six players with a .323 batting average or better during conference play and a pitching staff that had an AMC earned run average of 1.87.


[Women's Basketball] No. 7 Scots shut down Stephens, 78-38
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Lyon College women's basketball often wins with its defense. The Scots turned up the defensive pressure Thursday night, holding Stephens College to 27.5% shooting from the field, while scoring 46 points in the paint as the 7th-ranked Scots posted its 15th straight victory, a 78-38 win over the Stars in Silverthorne Arena.Three Lyon players scored in double figures, with Jamie Jackson (JR/Beebe, Ark.) (pictured below) leading the way with 17 points and eight rebounds. The junior guard who ranks second in NAIA Division I in steals per game (3.33), finished with six steals and hit 8-of-12 field goals. Taylor Gaedtke (SR/Keller, Tex.) chipped in 11 points on 5-of-6 from the field, to go along with five boards and four assists. Carina Jackson (SR/Sao Paulo, Brazil) was also in double figures with 11 points.  


[Women's Basketball] Lyon opens four-game road trip tonight
COLUMBIA, Mo. – After recording victories against two of the stronger opponents in the American Midwest Conference last week, the No. 7-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team will try to avoid a letdown in the next three days when the Scots go on the road to face a pair of teams that are currently in the middle of the pack or closer to the bottom of the standings. Lyon will be in Columbia, Mo. tonight (Thursday) to face 11th-place Stephens College at 7 p.m., before moving on to Parkville, Mo. on Saturday to take on the sixth-place Park University Pirates at 12:30 p.m.The Scots can't afford to let up after posting their 14th consecutive victory Saturday with a 72-65 win over No. 6 Columbia College (19-1, 13-1 AMC) at home. Lyon (17-2, 13-1 AMC), which has won 12 straight AMC contests, is now tied with the Cougars for first place in the league with 10 AMC games remaining in the regular season.FOLLOW THE GAMESLyon at Stephens College – Thursday, 7 p.m.For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor FREE live video/audio stream – CLICK HERELyon at Park University – Saturday, 12:30 p.m.For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor PPV ($7.95) live video/audio stream – CLICK HEREMORE INFORMATION ON TEAMSStephens College Season Statistics – CLICK HEREPark University Season Statistics – CLICK HERELyon Season Statistics – CLICK HERE


[Men's Basketball] Despite late run, Scots fall to Ozarks
POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. – The Lyon men's basketball team made a late run in the final minute, but fell just short 78-70 to College of the Ozarks (Mo.) Tuesday evening at Keeter Gymnasium. The Bobcats used 10 three-pointers on 10-of-24 shooting for 41.7 percent to hold off the Scots.Ty Virden (FR/Greenbrier, Ark.), Riley Jenkins (SR/Norwood, Mo.) and John Nekonchuk (FR/Conway, Ark.) all notched double-figures for Lyon. Virden finished one point shy of his season high with 17 points on 7-for-13 from the floor. Jenkins had 11 points, while Nekonchuk added 10.Lyon falls to 6-13 overall, while Ozarks moves to 14-5 on the season.


[Women's Basketball] Lyon sets another mark, ranked No. 7
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Lyon College women's basketball team continues to shine, draw attention and prove that this just could be the best team ever at the Batesville college. The Scots ran their winning streak to an American Midwest Conference best 14 games, including a victory over a NAIA Top 10 team for the third time this season, when they posted a 2-0 record last week. Lyon jumped two spots in the NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll Tuesday and set another program record with its highest placement with a No. 7 ranking when the poll was released on Tuesday.The Scots (17-2, 13-1 AMC), who haven't lost a game since November 28, have posted victories over No. 1 Campbellsville University, 58-52, No. 8 Freed-Hardeman University, 67-57 (OT) earlier this season, and then topped No. 5 Columbia College, 72-65, on Saturday to continue their run and extend their AMC winning streak to 12 games and their home winning streak to 21 games, dating back to January 15 last season.


[Men's Basketball] Lyon travels to Ozarks Tuesday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon men's basketball team (6-12, 3-10 American Midwest Conference) travels to College of the Ozarks (Mo.) Tuesday evening. The Scots look to bounce back on the upcoming road trip, as they will also travel to Park (Mo.) on Saturday.These two teams faced off back on Nov. 13, which resulted in a 76-70 win for the Bobcats inside Becknell Gymnasium. This season marks the first time the two schools have faced off since the 2013-14 campaign.


[Men's Basketball] Despite late run, Scots fall to CoC
POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. – The Lyon men's basketball team made a late run in the final minute, but fell just short 78-70 to College of the Ozarks (Mo.) Tuesday evening at Keeter Gymnasium. The Bobcats used 10 three-pointers on 10-of-24 shooting for 41.7 percent to hold off the Scots.Ty Virden (FR/Greenbrier, Ark.), Riley Jenkins (SR/Norwood, Mo.) and John Nekonchuk (FR/Conway, Ark.) all notched double-figures for Lyon. Virden finished one point shy of his season high with 17 points on 7-for-13 from the floor. Jenkins had 11 points, while Nekonchuk added 10.Lyon falls to 6-13 overall, while Ozarks moves to 14-5 on the season.


[Men's Wrestling] Scots capture 21-7 exhibition win over Buffaloes
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College's Jacob Spohrer (pictured at left) and Connor Webber (SO/Houston, Texas) combined for three fall victories Tuesday night as the Scot men's wrestling team posted a convincing 21-7 win over Arkansas Baptist College in James C. Becknell Gymnasium in an exhibition dual.Webber, who is ranked 13th in the nation (NAIA) in the 165-lb. weight class, was involved in a pair of matches in the evening. He picked up a win in 34 seconds of the second round over Kendrick Claxston after moving up to the 174-lb. weight class. Later in the evening, he competed against the Buffaloes' Tyree Avery and posted his second fall win of the event, capturing the victory in 4:36.


[Women's Wrestling] Batiste places seventh at Bearcat Open
LEBANON, Ill. – After falling in the opening round, Lyon College sophomore women's wrestler Alyssa Batiste (SO/Houston, Texas) received a bye and then won two of three matches Friday and Saturday to place seventh in the 136-lb. weight class at the Bearcat Open held at McKendree University.Batiste dropped a 5-4 decision to Melanie Corderoof Menlo College, then received a bye inConsolation Round 1. Batiste topped Bethany Davis of Missouri Valley in a 10-0 technical fall, before dropping a close 3-1 decision to Sarah Bollinger of Missouri Baptist in Consolation Round 3. She then rebounded to win the seventh-place match, a 10-0 technical fall over Cordero, gaining revenge from the opening setback.


[Women's Soccer] Anna Waldman earns National Honor
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Senior forward Anna Waldman (SR/Mendocino, Calif.) of the Lyon women's soccer team has been named a First Team All-American by the Jewish Sports Review. Waldman is one of 13 members on the 2015 Jewish Sports Review Women's College Soccer All-America list at the Division II, III and NAIA levels.Other players on the list include Hannah Lichtenstein and Reba Magier of Swarthmore College (Pa.), Lauren Schapiro of Gettysburg College (Pa.), Alec Spivack, Haley Schacter and Alexis Grossman of Brandeis University (Mass.), Rhodes College's (Tenn.) Sydnie Schindler, Washington University's (Mo.) Sam Ezratty and Hannah Roseberg, Berry College's (Ga.) Becca Proshansky, Sam Rabinek of Christopher Newport University (Va.) and New York University's Cassie Steinberg.


[Women's Basketball] Jackson earns second AMC Player of Week honor
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Lyon College junior Jamie Jackson is having the best season of her career. Leading the Scots in points per game (11.7), rebounds per game (5.7), steals per contest (3.3) and blocks per game (0.83) and ranked second in the nation (NAIA DI) in steals per game and third in total steals (60), the Beebe, Ark. product just keeps racking up the impressive numbers.On Monday she was named the American Midwest Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week (from games of Jan. 18-24) for the second time this season after leading Lyon (17-2, 13-1 AMC) to a 2-0 week, their 13th and 14th consecutive victories. She scored a season-high 23 points in an impressive 72-65 victory over No. 5-ranked Columbia College (19-1, 13-1 AMC) on Saturday. The Scots' win snapped the Cougars' 19-game winning streak handed the last unbeaten team in NAIA Division I women's basketball its first defeat.


[Men's Basketball] Lyon slips 85-57 to No. 4 Columbia
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Facing another tough test in the strong American Midwest Conference, the Lyon men's basketball team fell to fourth-ranked Columbia Saturday afternoon, 85-57 in Becknell Gymnasium. Lyon was held to 8-for-21 shooting for 38.1 percent in the first half, despite trailing by just 12 points at the break. The Scots finished the game 16-for-37 for 43.2 percent, while the Cougars ended with a 31-for-59 mark for 52.5 percent in the game.Riley Jenkins (SR/Norwood, Mo.) and John Nekonchuk (FR/Conway, Ark.) posted double-figures for the Scots with 12 and 11 points, respectively. Lyon falls to 6-12 overall with a 3-10 mark in the American Midwest Conference. Columbia moves to 19-2 overall and 12-1 in AMC action.


[Women's Basketball] No. 9 Scots shock No. 5 Cougars, 72-65
LYON POSTGAME PLAYER INTERVIEWBATESVILLE, Ark. – It's tough to beat the Lyon College Scots on their own 'turf'. The No. 9-ranked Lyon women's basketball team kept its home record perfect in 2015-16 (12-0) and beat its sixth Top 25 team at home in the last three seasons, while improving its overall home mark to 39-4 (.907) during that span Saturday afternoon with an impressive 72-65 victory over previous unbeaten and No. 5-ranked Columbia College here in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.The Scots (17-2, 13-1 AMC), who won their 14th consecutive contest and 12th straight against American Midwest Conference competition, grabbed the win by taking a 22-8 lead at the end of the first period and stretching the advantage to 18 points (28-10) later in the first half. Lyon then withstood several Cougar runs in the second half to grab the critical win.Jamie Jackson (JR/Beebe, Ark.) led the charge for Lyon, hitting a blistering 8-of-12 from the field and finishing as the game's high scorer with 23 points. She also chipped in five rebounds. Carina Jackson (SR/Sao Paulo, Brazil) (pictured below, right) pumped in 13 points and Taylor Gaedtke (SR/Keller, Tex.) dropped in 12 points and hauled in six rebounds. Kei'yana Pearson came off the Columbia bench to lead the Cougars with 15 points.


[Women's Basketball] No. 9 Scots host No. 5 Cougars Saturday
Contributing Writer Alan GrosbachNAIA Manager of Communications and Sports InformationBATESVILLE, Ark. – In what is one of the most important games in the history of the Lyon College women's basketball program, the Scots will host the only undefeated team in NAIA Division I, the Columbia Cougars, on Saturday in a contest that could go a long way toward deciding the American Midwest Conference women's basketball race. Both No. 9-ranked Lyon and No. 5 Columbia are currently ranked at the highest point in the history of their programs in the NAIA DI Top 25 Coaches' Poll. The squads will square off at 2 p.m. in James C. Becknell Gymnasium on the Lyon campus.Columbia is the only remaining undefeated team in NAIA Division I women's basketball, coming into the game at 19-0 on the year and 13-0 in the AMC. The Cougars are in first place in the American Midwest Conference, just one game ahead of Lyon (16-2, 12-1 AMC).Saturday's game will also be the NAIA Network Division I Women's Basketball Game of the Week, presented by Stretch Network. Lyon will broadcast the game on the Stretch Network on a pay-per-view basis ($7.95), with Ronald Richardson bringing the play-by-play starting at 1:50 p.m. (See link below to watch)


[Men's Basketball] Lyon falls 92-85 in OT to William Woods
BATESVILLE, Ark. – With under two minutes left in regulation and the Lyon men's basketball team trailing by nine, the Scots showed resilience in the second half as Riley Jenkins (SR/Norwood, Mo.), Braden Wendel (FR/Jackson, Mo.) and Justas Narusas (SO/Vilnius, Lithuania) nailed a barrage of three-pointers to help send the game into overtime with the score tied at 76. After a series of trading baskets in the overtime period, (RV) William Woods hit 6-of-6 from the charity stripe and eventually held on 92-85 over Lyon Thursday evening inside Becknell Gymnasium.Joe Burt (JR/St. Cloud, Minn.) posted his fourth double-double of the season adding 19 points and chipping in 11 rebounds. John Nekonchuk (FR/Conway, Ark.) had a career high 22 points, while Wendel and Narusas also posted double-figures with 13 and 10, respectively.The Scots fall to 6-11 overall and 3-9 in the AMC, while the Owls are now 13-7 and 9-3 in conference play.


[Women's Basketball] Opportunistic Scots knock off Owls, 63-49
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College women's basketball team is reaching new heights this season, now sitting at No. 9 in the NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Poll. The Scots didn't let the highest ranking in the program's history go to their heads Thursday night, as the Scots blew out to a 34-17 halftime lead en route to a convincing 63-49 victor over William Woods University here in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.The win was the Scots' 13th straight and 11th straight against American Midwest Conference competition. Lyon is now in position to face the only team in the league that has beaten them this year – the fifth-ranked Columbia Cougars. The two powerhouse teams in the NAIA will now battle it out Saturday at 2 p.m. back here in The Beck. Lyon (16-2, 12-1 AMC), which trails Columbia (19-0, 13-0 AMC) by just one game in the AMC standings, can move into a first-place tie with a victory. The Cougars are the only unbeaten team left in NAIA Division I women's basketball. Lyon is 11-0 at home this season and 26-1 over the past two seasons in The Beck.


[Men's Basketball] Lyon hosts WWU, No. 4 CC this week
William Woods Game NotesBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon men's basketball team (6-10, 3-8 American Midwest Conference) faces two tough conference tests this week as they host William Woods, who is receiving votes in the NAIA Top 25 Poll, and fourth-ranked Columbia. The Scots will take on the Owls tonight before hosting the Cougars on Saturday. Both events will be part of a women-men doubleheader.Saturday's games also mark Lyon's Letterman's Day and Coaches vs. Cancer. All past Lyon Lettermen are invited to come to the Batesville campus and enjoy a free lunch at the Lyon Football Training Facility. The event is also an opportunity for former student-athletes to stay connected with former teammates, while supporting future programs that qualify for postseason play.For Coaches vs. Cancer, head women's basketball coach Tracy Stewart-Lange and head men's basketball coach Chad Tapp, will partner with Columbia's coaches by wearing sneakers with their usual game attire in an effort to stamp out cancer. 


[Women's Basketball] Scots look to take over AMC lead tonight, Saturday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – One of the biggest two-game stretches since the Lyon College women's basketball team joined the American Midwest Conference is coming up for the No. 9-ranked Scots, as they host William Woods University tonight (Thursday) and fifth-ranked Columbia College Saturday in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.The matchup with William Woods has been moved up to a 5 p.m. start because of impending inclement weather in the Batesville area. The Owls were receiving votes in the NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Top 25 Poll a week ago and were within three points (64-61) of knocking off the Scots the first time the teams met in Fulton, Mo. The contest on Saturday features a Columbia College squad that is currently the only unbeaten team in NAIA Division I women's basketball the highest ranking in the program's history. That contest, which tips off at 2 p.m. Saturday, is also the NAIA Network Women's Basketball Game of the Week, presented by Stretch Internet. FOLLOW THE GAMESLyon vs. William Woods University – Thursday, 5 p.m.For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor FREE live video/audio stream – CLICK HERELyon vs. #5 Columbia College – Saturday, 2 p.m.For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor PPV ($7.95) live video/audio stream – CLICK HEREMORE INFORMATION ON TEAMSLyon vs. William Woods Game Notes – CLICK HEREWilliam Woods Season Statistics – CLICK HEREColumbia College Season Statistics – CLICK HERELyon Season Statistics – CLICK HERE


[Scots] Scots join fight against cancer
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College men and women's basketball teams are doing their part in the fight against cancer. Both squads and their coaches are participating in the National Association of Basketball Coaches' (NABC) effort to stamp out this dreaded disease as they participate in the 2016 Coaches vs. Cancer Suits and Sneakers Awareness games on Saturday against Columbia University.The Lyon coaching staffs – led by Chad Tapp and Tracy Stewart-Lange – along with Columbia coaches Bob Burchard and Jessica Keller will swap their dress shoes for sneakers to wear with their usual game attire during their American Midwest Conference games. The ninth-ranked Lyon women will take on the fifth-ranked Cougars at 2 p.m., while the Scot men battle the fourth-ranked Cougars at 4 p.m.


[Wrestling] Scot men wrestlers drop first AMC dual, 33-18
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College men's wrestling team received an upset victory by Bruce Whitehead (FR/Conroe, Texas) in the 157-lb. weight class, but it wasn't enough Wednesday night, as the Scots dropped their first American Midwest Conference dual, falling to Missouri Baptist University, 33-18, in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.The Lyon women also went down to defeat. Despite a fall victory by Taylor Alva (SO/Houston, Texas) (pictured below), the Scots came up short to the Spartan women, 28-6.


[Women's Wrestling] Batiste claims first place at Ottawa Invitational
OTTAWA, Kan. – Lyon College sophomore wrestler Alyssa Batiste (SO/Houston, Texas) led a short list of Scot women's wrestlers on Sunday as she captured top honors in the 136-pound weight at the EZ Flex Ottawa University Invitational in Wilson Field House.After receiving a first-round bye, Batiste defeated Joy Muniz of the University of Jamestown in a technical fall victory. She then knocked off Garcia of Oklahoma City University with a 6-2 decision to capture the overall win in the weight class.


[Wrestling] Lyon hosts men, women wrestling duals
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College women and men's wrestling programs will be at home on Wednesday night and compete in two of the three events scheduled scheduled to take place inside James C. Becknell Gymnasium.The Lyon women will bring their 2-7 mark to the mat when they compete with Missouri Baptist University (8-11-1) at 7:30 p.m., followed by the Lyon men squaring off against the Spartans in an American Midwest Conference matchup at 8 p.m. There will also be a men's league dual between MBU and Williams Baptist College at 6 p.m.Admission is $4 for adults and $2 for high school students. Ages 5-and-under will be admitted free. Lyon faculty, staff and students are admitted free with their ID cards. FOLLOW THE LYON DUALS (7:30 & 8 P.M.)For PPV ($7.95) live video stream – CLICK HERE


[Volleyball] Lyon spikers ink Dabdub for 2016
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College volleyball head coach Ray Green announced the signing of Jordan Dabdub earlier this week. Dabdub will most certainly bring added depth to the Scots for the upcoming 2016 season.Dabdub is a Fort Smith, Arkansas, native who played volleyball at Northside High School, where current Scot Leilani Ocasio (SO/Fort Smith, Ark.) also played. 


[Men's Basketball] Lyon slips 70-63 to Harris-Stowe State
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon men's basketball team trailed by eight points with just over six minutes left in the game, before cutting the deficit to two with a minute left after a three-pointer by Riley Jenkins (SR/Norwood, Mo.). Unfortunately, the Scots comeback was cut short as Harris-Stowe State held off Lyon, pulling out a 70-63 victory inside Becknell Gymnasium Saturday afternoon.Jenkins had a team high 20 points, while Joe Burt (JR/St. Cloud, Minn.) and Justas Narusas (SO/Vilnius, Lithuania) also tallied double figures with 15 and 14 points, respectively. Lyon falls to 6-10 overall and 3-8 in the American Midwest Conference, while Harris-Stowe moves to 10-8 on the season and 6-5 in AMC play.


[Women's Basketball] Taylor leads Scots past HSSU, 70-47
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College junior forward Elliot Taylor (JR/Cabot, Ark.) had the hot hand, sinking 7-of-9 field goals, to finish as the game's high scorer with 16 points, while pulling down seven rebounds Saturday afternoon as the 11th-ranked Scots recorded their 12th straight victory, a 70-47 American Midwest Conference victory over Harris-Stowe State University in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.Lyon set the tempo of the game with its defense once again, forcing 16 Lady Hornet turnovers and turning them into 14 points on the offensive end. HSSU did force 13 Scot turnovers, but did not score off of the mistakes. The Lady Hornets also shot a dismal 26.3% (15-of-57) from the field.


[Men's Basketball] Scots fall 75-59 to Lindenwood-Belleville
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Joe Burt (JR/St. Cloud, Minn.) and John Nekonchuk (FR/Conway, Ark.) each recorded double-digit points with 16 and 14, respectively for the Lyon men's basketball team. After keeping pace with Lindenwood-Belleville in the first half, the Scots fell behind in the second falling 75-59 to the Lynx Thursday evening in Becknell Gymnasium.Lyon is now 6-9 overall and 3-7 in the American Midwest Conference, while the Lynx move to 8-9 overall with a 5-5 mark in AMC play. 


[Women's Basketball] Lyon claims 11th straight win, 68-51
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The 11th-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team honored head coach Tracy Stewart-Lange for recently capturing her 200th victory (pictured at right) with the program, and then proceeded to go out and turn 17 Lindenwood University-Belleville turnovers into 18 points Thursday night, as the Scots rolled to an impressive 68-51 win here in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.The victory was the 11th straight for Lyon, as the Scots improved their season mark to 14-2 and American Midwest Conference record to 10-1. It was the ninth consecutive league victory for Lyon and kept the Scots perfect all-time against Lindenwood-Belleville, 3-0.


[Women's Basketball] Scots open four-game AMC homestand


[Men's Basketball] Lyon hosts LUB Thursday, HSSU Saturday
Lindenwood-Belleville Game Notes                                                     Harris-Stowe Game Notes (Coming Soon)BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon men's basketball team (6-8, 3-6 American Midwest Conference) begins a four game home stand as they face a pair of AMC opponents this week. The Scots take on Lindenwood University-Belleville Thursday, before hosting Harris-Stowe State on Saturday. Lyon trails LUB and HSSU in the AMC standings by just one game as each team holds a 4-5 conference record.The Lyon College Student Activities Council is also hosting a 'Shoe Toss' event during halftime for fans in attendance. All Lyon College students with a valid student ID will be invited to come down to the court. Participants will remove their shoes and place them in a pile at center court. All participants will then line up at either baseline, and run to center court attempting to find both of their own shoes. The winner will be the individual to find their own shoes, put them on, and run back to the baseline.The first place person receives a $50 VISA Gift Card courtesy of the Student Activities Council, and second place will receive a $25 VISA Gift Card! 


[Scots] Lyon organizations to entertain fans at games
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College Student Activities Council will entertain fans at halftime of the men's and women's basketball games against Lindenwood University-Belleville (Ill.) Thursday in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.The SAC will host a game called "Shoe Toss", where Lyon students will throw their shoes into a pile on the court. Students will then run onto the court to find their matching pair. Prizes will be handed out to the first and second place winners. First place wins a $50 Visa gift card, while the second place person will be awarded a $25 Visa gift card.


[Scots] Lyon set to host Letterman?s Day January 23
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College has announced the creation of a Letterman's Club, which will serve several purposes, according to Director of Athletics Kevin Jenkins. The College's organization will provide a way for former student-athletes to stay connected with their former teammates, while coming back and getting reacquainted with past and present teams and supporting future programs that qualify for postseason play.Lyon will host its first Letterman's Day on Saturday, January 23. Jenkins said all past lettermen are invited to come to the Batesville campus and enjoy a free lunch of hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and drinks at the Lyon Football Training Center, located behind Scots Baseball Field. The lunch will take place from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. They are then invited to James C. Becknell Gymnasium at 2 p.m. for the American Midwest Conference women-men doubleheader against nationally-ranked Columbia College teams. The Lyon women are also ranked, sitting at No. 11 again this week.


[Scots] Lyon baseball basketball players top AD Honor Roll
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Eleven Lyon College student-athletes earned 4.0 grade point averages in the Fall 2015 semester, while 117 students in the Athletics Department were recognized Monday when Lyon Athletics Director Kevin Jenkins announced the Fall 2015 AD Honor Roll.The Scots' baseball team led the way with 21 players named to the honor roll. It was followed by football (18), women's basketball (13), volleyball (11) and women's soccer (11), men's soccer (9), men's basketball (8), men's wrestling (8) and softball (8), men's golf (7), women's wrestling (2) and women's golf (1).Lyon student-athletes had an overall GPA of 2.64 in the fall. The team leading the way in the category was the men's golf team, with a 3.32 grade point average. Coming in second was women's basketball (3.25), followed by women's golf (3.00), men's basketball (2.97), softball (2.91), women's soccer (2.90), men's wrestling (2.89), volleyball (2.84), baseball (2.77) and men's soccer (2.49).


[Women's Basketball] Jackson, Scots blow past HLGU, 80-42
HANNIBAL, Mo. – Lyon College junior guard Jamie Jackson (JR/Beebe, Ark.) posted her first career double-double Thursday night, as she scored 12 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead the 11th-ranked Scots to their 10th consecutive victory and eighth straight American Midwest Conference win with an easy 80-42 decision over Hannibal-LaGrange University in Porter Gymnasium.Lyon (13-2, 9-1 AMC) built a 21-9 lead at the end of the first quarter, and widened the gap to 39-17 at the break, as the Scots coasted to the victory and hand the Lady Trojans (3-12, 2-8 AMC) their sixth straight defeat and 10th setback in their last 12 games.


[Men's Basketball] Scots make strong comeback, edge HLG
HANNIBAL, Mo. – Ty Virden (FR/Greenbrier, Ark.) made a layup with 3.7 seconds left, followed by a defensive stop from the Lyon men's basketball team to cap off a 48-47 victory over Hannibal-LaGrange Thursday evening. The Scots made a strong comeback, going on a 17-8 run in the final six minutes after trailing 39-31.Joe Burt (JR/St. Cloud, Minn.) continued the trend of double-doubles for Lyon as he posted his third of the season with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Braden Wendel (FR/Jackson, Mo.) finished one point shy of double-figures scoring nine. Lyon improves to 6-8 overall and 3-6 in the AMC, while Hannibal-LaGrange is now 3-10 and 2-7 in AMC play.


[Men's Basketball] Scots tangle with HLG tonight
BATESVILLE, Ark. – After defeating Central Baptist at home on Tuesday, the Lyon men's basketball team (5-8, 2-6 American Midwest Conference) looks to continue their momentum as they tangle with Hannibal-LaGrange in Hannibal, Missouri tonight.The Scots and Trojans each have a 2-6 conference record as each team looks to separate themselves in a crowded AMC pack. Williams Baptist (3-3 AMC) and Lindenwood-Belleville (3-5 AMC) are among the teams Lyon and HLG are trying to catch, as each has three conference victories on the season.GAME INFO Lyon at Hannibal-LaGrange Thursday Jan. 7 | 7:30 p.m.Site: Porter Gym | Hannibal, Mo.Stream: Live Video  Live Stats: DakStats


[Women's Basketball] Scots on road to face Lady Trojans
HANNIBAL, Mo. – The 11th-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team will look to possibly take over first place in the American Midwest Conference standings Thursday (tonight), but first the Scots must take care of business when they travel to Hannibal, Mo. to face the Lady Trojans of Hannibal-LaGrange University at 5:30 p.m.The contest will be the first half of an AMC women-men doubleheader in the Mabee Sports Complex. The Lyon men will take the court against the Trojans at 7:30 p.m. Both games will be streamed free live on the HLGU Digital network (see below) and feature free live stats. FOLLOW THE GAMELyon at Hannibal-LaGrange – Thursday, 5:30 p.m.For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor FREE live video (no play-by-play) stream – CLICK HEREMORE INFORMATION ON TEAMSLyon College Roster / Season Statistics – CLICK HERECentral Baptist Roster / Season Statistics – CLICK HERE


[Men's Basketball] Lyon fends off CBC 64-55
BATESVILLE, Ark. – John Nekonchuk (FR/Conway, Ark.) posted a double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds, and the Lyon men's basketball team fended off Central Baptist 64-55 Tuesday evening inside Becknell Gymnasium. Nekonchuk's performance was the third straight game a Lyon Scot has recorded a double-double. Joe Burt (JR/St. Cloud, Minn.) finished just one rebound shy of tallying his third-straight – chipping in 12 points and nine rebounds.Braden Wendel (FR/Jackson, Mo.) and Riley Jenkins (SR/Norwood, Mo.) also had 15 and 12 points, respectively to complete the quadrant of Scots to post double-figures. Lyon is now 5-8 overall with a 2-6 mark in the American Midwest Conference. Central Baptist falls to 4-8 on the season and 1-6 in AMC play.


[Women's Basketball] Taylor, No. 11 Scots surge past CBC, 98-44
ELLIOT TAYLOR / ALI TUCKER POSTGAME INTERVIEWBATESVILLE, Ark. – Just hours after the NAIA announced the Scots had risen to the highest national ranking in the history of the program, the No. 11 Lyon College women's basketball team dominated American Midwest Conference newcomer Central Baptist College in all categories as the Scots recorded their seventh consecutive league victory with a convincing 98-44 win inside James Becknell Gymnasium Tuesday night.Junior Elliot Taylor (JR/Cabot, Ark.) led the assault, recording her third career double-double, and her first since her freshman season. She scored 17 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead all players in both categories. Taylor connected on 7-of-8 field goals and posted five offensive boards.Lyon hit a blistering 71.4% (20-of-28) from the field in the second half, outrebounded the Lady Mustangs 46-22, turned 22 CBC turnovers into 26 points and outscored Central Baptist 44-16 in the paint. The Scots outscored the Lady Mustangs 18-1 in second-chance points and 16-2 in fast-break opportunities, as the Scots improved to 12-2 overall, 8-1 in league play.


[Women's Basketball] 14th-ranked Scots host CBC tonight
BATESVILLE, Ark. – After an undefeated December and getting January off to a fast start, the 14th-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team will look to extend its American Midwest Conference winning streak to seven games Tuesday (tonight) night when the Scots host conference newcomer Central Baptist College at 5:30 p.m. in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.The contest will be the first half of an AMC women-men doubleheader at The Beck. The Lyon men will take the court against the Mustangs at 7:30 p.m. Both games will be streamed live (PPV - $7.95) on the Scots Digital network (see below) and feature free live stats. FOLLOW THE GAMECentral Baptist College at Lyon – Tuesday, 5:30 p.m.For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor PPV ($7.95) live video/audio stream – CLICK HEREMORE INFORMATION ON TEAMSLyon College Roster / Season Statistics – CLICK HERECentral Baptist Roster / Season Statistics – CLICK HERELyon vs. Central Baptist Game Notes – CLICK HERE


[Men's Basketball] Lyon hosts CBC Tuesday evening
Game NotesBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon men's basketball team (4-8, 1-6 American Midwest Conference) returns to action Tuesday evening when they take on Central Baptist, which will conclude a women-men doubleheader.The Scots are looking to rebound after falling in their previous two conference games on the road. In the last home game for the Scots, the team defeated Crowley's Ridge (Ark.) 68-66 in overtime on Dec. 21.GAME INFO Lyon vs. Central Baptist Tuesday Jan. 5 | 7:30 p.m.Site: James C. Becknell GymnasiumStream: Live Video ($7.95)    Live Stats: DakStats


[Women's Basketball] Jackson helps Scots push past WBC, 74-52
WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – The 14th-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team turned up the defensive pressure on the road Saturday afternoon, forcing 26 Williams Baptist College turnovers and converting them into 28 points on the offensive end, as the Scots cruised to their sixth consecutive American Midwest Conference victory, 74-52, over Williams Baptist College in the Southerland-Mabee Center.A trio of Scots scored in double figures, with Jamie Jackson (JR/Beebe, Ark.) hitting 7-of-14 from the field to score 19 points, while pulling down nine rebounds. Ali Tucker (FR/Jonesboro, Ark.) (pictured below) came off the bench to add 15 points and Carina Jackson (SR/Sao Paulo, Brazil) finished with 10 points.


[Men's Basketball] Hot-shooting Scots can?t overcome Eagles
WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. ? Joe Burt (JR/St. Cloud, Minn.)'s double-double and the Scots' 55.6% shooting percentage from the field should have given the Lyon College men's basketball team a reason to be optimistic of a possible American Midwest Conference win Saturday afternoon. But 25 turnovers enabled Williams Baptist College (4-4, 2-3 AMC) to corral a 73-58 win in the Southerland-Mabee Center.Burt sank 5-of-7 from the field and 3-of-4 from three-point territory. In addition to his 19 points, he also added a game-high 12 rebounds to lead the Scots. John Nekonchuk (FR/Conway, Ark.) (pictured below) sank 6-of-10 from the field to score 14 points, while grabbing seven boards. Ty Virden (FR/Greenbrier, Ark.) dropped in 11 points and Riley Jenkins (SR/Norwood, Mo.) scored 10, but Lyon (4-8, 1-6 AMC) lost its second straight after winning two in a row.


[Women's Basketball] 14th-ranked Scots slip past No. 7 FHU
HENDERSON, Tenn. ? The 14th-ranked Lyon women's basketball team slipped past 7th-ranked Freed-Hardeman 62-57 in overtime inside Smith-Kirk Court Thursday afternoon.After a three-pointer by the Lions' Taleeah Cross cut Freed-Hardeman's deficit to two at 59-57, Taylor Gaedtke (SR/Keller, Tex.) scored a basket - fighting off the Lions' defense under the rim to boost Lyon's lead to 61-57. Taylor Grigg (SR/Huntsville, Ark.) then hit 1-of-2 free throws with nine seconds left to seal the win, as the Scots held the Lions scoreless in the final 50 seconds of overtime.


[Men's Basketball] Lyon falls 70-48 to No. 3 FHU
HENDERSON, Tenn. – The Lyon men's basketball team faced a tough contender Thursday afternoon as the Scots fell 70-48 to third-ranked Freed-Hardeman. The Scots fall to 4-7 overall and 1-5 in the American Midwest Conference, while the Lions are now 11-2 overall and 5-0 in AMC play.Joe Burt (JR/St. Cloud, Minn.) led the team as he posted his first double-double of the season with 18 points and 16 rebounds. 15 of his points came in the first half alone for the Scots.


[Women's Basketball] Lyon looks to continue hot run in AMC Thursday
HENDERSON, Tenn. – The 14th-ranked Lyon recorded wins in their last seven games before the Christmas holiday break, and the Scots will try to create some space in the logjam at the top of the American Midwest Conference race when they ring in the new year this weekend. Lyon will be on the road for a pair of AMC contests, visiting No. 8-ranked Freed-Hardeman University on Thursday and Williams Baptist College on Saturday. Both games will tip off at 2 p.m.FOLLOW THE GAMESLyon at Freed-Hardeman – Thursday, 2 p.m.For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor FREE live video/audio stream – CLICK HERELyon at Williams Baptist College – Saturday, 2 p.m.For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor PPV ($7.95) live video/audio stream – CLICK HEREMORE INFORMATION ON TEAMSFreed-Hardeman Roster / Season Statistics – CLICK HEREWilliams Baptist Roster / Season Statistics – CLICK HERELyon Roster / Season Statistics – CLICK HERE


[Men's Basketball] Lyon travels to AMC foes No. 3 FHU, WBC
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon men's basketball team (4-6, 1-4 American Midwest Conference) faces its toughest conference test thus far when they travel to No. 3 Freed-Hardeman on Thursday. The Scots take on the Lions inside Smith-Kirk Court at 4 p.m. in Henderson, Tennessee.Lyon will then take a trip to Walnut Ridge, Arkansas on Saturday to face Williams Baptist inside Southerland-Mabee Center at 4 p.m.GAME INFO vs. Freed-HardemanStream: Live VideoLive Stats: DakStatsGAME INFO vs. Williams BaptistStream: Live Video     Live Stats: DakStats


[Men's Basketball] Virden?s layup gives Lyon thrilling OT win
BATESVILLE, Ark. – With eight seconds left and the score tied at 66 between the Lyon men's basketball team and Crowley's Ridge (Ark.), Ty Virden (FR/Greenbrier, Ark.) drove to the basket – fighting off a defender, and gave the Scots a 68-66 thrilling overtime victory with a layup at the buzzer Monday evening inside Becknell Gymnasium.Joe Burt (JR/St. Cloud, Minn.) scored a season high 27 points to lead Lyon and Riley Jenkins (SR/Norwood, Mo.) added 16. The victory moves the Scots up to 4-6 on the season, while the Pioneers fall to 5-8 on the year.


[Men's Basketball] Lyon hosts CRC Monday evening
Game NotesBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon men's basketball team (3-6) finishes off a four game home stand tonight when they host Crowley's Ridge (Ark.) inside Becknell Gymnasium at 7:30 p.m. The Scots look to continue their winning trend after snapping a six game losing streak on Saturday, defeating St. Louis College of Pharmacy (Mo.) 77-43.Follow the Game For live video/audio vs. Crowley's Ridge ($7.95) – CLICK HEREFor live stats vs. Crowley's Ridge – CLICK HERE


[Men's Basketball] Scots throttle Eutectics 77-43
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Braden Wendel (FR/Jackson, Mo.) and John Nekonchuk (FR/Conway, Ark.) each etched career highs in points with 18 and 12 as the Lyon men's basketball team defeated St. Louis College of Pharmacy 77-43 Saturday afternoon. The Scots are now 3-6 overall and 1-4 in the AMC, while the Eutectics fall to 0-8, 0-6 in AMC play.Besides Wendel and Nekonchuk, Lyon had two other players tally double figures in the game. Riley Jenkins (SR/Norwood, Mo.) finished third on the team with 15 points and Joe Burt (JR/St. Cloud, Minn.) added 10.  Jenkins and Burt have now recorded double digits in four games apiece this season.


[Women's Basketball] No. 14 Scots bomb Eutectics, 104-37
BATESVILLE, Ark. – No. 14-ranked Lyon College turned 29 St. Louis College of Pharmacy turnovers into 42 points Saturday afternoon, as the Scots captured their seventh straight win on the court with an impressive 104-37 victory over the Eutectics in James C. Becknell Gymnasium. The Scots bolted out to a 19-0 lead in the first quarter and never looked back.Lyon put 16 different players on the floor, with six Scots scoring in double figures. The Scots' bench outscored the Pharmacy bench 54-9. Lyon also outrebounded the Eutectics 38-22, as the Scots built a 31-7 lead at the end of the first quarter and a 55-16 advantage at the break before coasting to the victory.


[Men's Basketball] Lyon continues AMC stretch against Spartans, Eutectics
Missouri Baptist Game Notes                                   St. Louis Pharmacy Game Notes BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon men's basketball team (2-5, 0-3 American Midwest Conference) hosts a pair of AMC opponents on Thursday and Saturday. The Scots welcome Missouri Baptist Thursday evening and St. Louis College of Pharmacy Saturday afternoon. Tipoff for the game on Thursday is set for 7:30 p.m., while the Scots and Eutectics will battle at 4 p.m. on Saturday. Both events take place inside Becknell Gymnasium.Follow the Game For live video/audio vs. Missouri Baptist and St. Louis Pharmacy ($7.95 for each) – CLICK HEREFor live stats vs. Missouri Baptist – CLICK HEREFor live stats vs. St. Louis Pharmacy – CLICK HERE


[Men's Basketball] Jenkins nominated to NABC Good Works Team
2016 NABC and WBCA Good Works Team Information and NomineesINDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) has announced that Scots men's basketball player Riley Jenkins (SR/Norwood, Mo.) is among the list of nominees from across the country for the NABC Good Works Team.Jenkins is one of 257 total nominees for the 2016 Allstate NABC and WBCA Good Works Teams. Nominations for the award were submitted by sports information directors and college basketball coaches across the country.


[Men's Basketball] Scots compete, fall short to MO Baptist
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Joe Burt (JR/St. Cloud, Minn.) had a team high 17 points, while Justas Narusas (SO/Vilnius, Lithuania) also totaled double-figures with 12 for the Lyon men's basketball team, as the Scots played a hard fought battle against American Midwest Conference foe Missouri Baptist. In the end, the Scots fell just short 62-51 to the Spartans Thursday evening. Lyon is now 2-6 overall and 0-4 in AMC play. Missouri Baptist is 7-4 overall with a 2-1 mark in the conference.BY THE NUMBERS38 – Burt, Narusas and John Nekonchuk (FR/Conway, Ark.) combined for 38 of the team's 51 points on the night. Burt's 17 points gives him the team lead as the leading scorer in four games this season. Narusas's 12 points are a season high, while Nekonchuk finished one point shy of double-figures with nine points.34.0 – Lyon struggled from the field going 17-of-50 for 34.0 percent. Missouri Baptist went 17-of-38 from the floor for 44.7 percent, but was just 6-for-19 in the second half.3 – The Scots defense stymied reigning AMC Player of the Week Stephen Buckner to only three points on the night. Buckner came into the game scoring at least 10 points in five straight games.7 – Lyon limited the mistakes turning the ball over just seven times in the game. The Scots defense forced 14 Spartans turnovers on the night.53.8 – Lyon shot an uncharacteristic 54.8 percent from the charity stripe going 14-of-26. Missouri Baptist went 21-of-28 for 75.0 percent at the free throw line.


[Women's Basketball] Red-hot Scots blitz Spartans, 64-52
JAMIE JACKSON POSTGAME INTERVIEWBATESVILLE, Ark. – The 14th-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team is making a habit of flexing its collective muscle in the second quarter of their victories this month. The Scots remained undefeated (3-0) in the month of December on Thursday night, outscoring Missouri Baptist University 15-6 in the decisive second period, while turning 19 Spartan turnovers in 19 Lyon points on the night in a 64-52 victory in an American Midwest Conference matchup in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.Jamie Jackson (JR/Beebe, Ark.) posted her fourth double-digit scoring effort of the season, hitting 8-of-10 from the field, scoring 17 points. She also recorded six steals and adding three boards. Taylor Gaedtke (SR/Keller, Tex.) (pictured below) also shots 'lights out' against the Spartans, hitting 7-of-9 from the field, tallying 16 points. It was her fourth double-digit scoring night as well. Gaedtke pulled down six rebounds and added a pair of blocked shots. Lyon ran its win streak to four in official games, and five, including the exhibition victory over NCAA DI Oral Roberts on Tuesday.


[Women's Basketball] Scots look to keep pace with Cougars
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The 14th-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team will look to head into the Christmas break on a roll this weekend, while keeping up with league-leading and 15th-ranked Columbia College in the American Midwest Conference standings, as the Scots close out the 2015 portion of their schedule with a pair of home matchups. Lyon will battle Missouri Baptist University Thursday at 5:30 p.m. and St. Louis College of Pharmacy on Saturday at 2 p.m. Both games will be played in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.FOLLOW THE GAMESLyon vs. Missouri Baptist – Thursday, 5:30 p.m.For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor PPV ($7.95) live video/audio stream – CLICK HERELyon vs. St. Louis College of Pharmacy – Saturday, 2 p.m.For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor PPV ($7.95) live video/audio stream – CLICK HEREMORE INFORMATION ON TEAMSMissouri Baptist Roster / Season Statistics – CLICK HERESt. Louis COP Roster / Season Statistics – CLICK HERELyon Roster / Season Statistics – CLICK HERELyon College / Missouri Baptist Game Notes – CLICK HERE


[Women's Basketball] 14th-ranked Scots in road exhibition today at ORU
TULSA, Okla. – The 14th-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team is in action today on the road when the Scots face NCAA Division I Oral Roberts University in a 12-noon start from the Mabee Center. This will be an exhibition contest for the Scots.The game has been designated as the "TTCU Best Field Trip Ever," as it matches the 6-2 Scots against the 2-7 Golden Eagles in the second meeting ever between to the two programs.FOLLOW THE GAMEFor FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor FREE live video/audio stream – CLICK HEREFor FREE audio only stream – CLICK HEREMORE INFORMATION ON THE GAMEFor a full preview on the contest – CLICK HEREWomen's Basketball Contact: John Krueger | 936-332-9332 | john.krueger@lyon.eduLyon Athletics: Twitter | FacebookLyon Women's Basketball: Twitter


[Women's Basketball] Scots start slow, roll DI Oral Roberts, 68-49
TULSA, Okla. – It's been nearly 20 years since a non-NCAA Division I opponent has defeated the Oral Roberts University women's basketball team. That streak is now over thanks to the 14th-ranked (NAIA Division I) Lyon College Scots and their 68-49 whipping of the Golden Eagles Tuesday afternoon in the Mabee Center in front of 4,002 fans.Lyon started off slow, falling behind by nine points early in the second quarter, but then exploded for an 11-0 and then went on to outscore the Golden Eagles 20-8 in the period and 44-23 over the middle two quarters to pull away. Jamie Jackson (JR/Beebe, Ark.) led the Lyon attack, posting a double-double, scoring 13 points and pulling down 12 rebounds.


[Football] Bowles leads Lyon All-CSFL players honored
COMPLETE ALL-CSFL TEAM  |  ACADEMIC ALL-CSFL TEAMWACO, Texas – After leading the Lyon College first-year football program and finishing the program's inaugural season as the third-leading rusher in the country, Scots' running back Michael Bowles joined two of his teammates on the All-Central States Football League First Team, which was released by the conference. Lyon tight end Jonathan Hendrix and defensive back Stephen Benedik were also first-team performers.Five Lyon players earned honorable mention all-conference, five athletes were named Academic All-CSFL and two players were named to the CSFL Champions of Character squad.


[Scots] High School Invitational moves to finals tonight
HIGH SCHOOL TOURNAMENT HOMEPAGE - CLICK HEREBATESVILLE, Ark. – Three big individual scoring efforts lifted their respective squads into the championship games of the 34th Annual Lyon College-Mark Martin Invitational High School Basketball Tournament on Friday night in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.In the boys' division, Austin Reaves scored 30 points to lead the Timberwolves to a 61-50 win over Calico Rock, while T.J. Richardson poured in 25 points to lead Concord past Southside, 47-44. In the girls' division, Kennedy Cooper had the hot hand, scoring 26 points to lead Izard County Consolidated to a 53-44 victory over Cedar Ridge. Kate Junkersfeld led Pocahontas with 16 points, as the Lady Redskins topped Mountain View, 53-36.In Saturday night's championship games, Izard County will square off against Pocahontas in the girls' title game at 6 p.m., followed by the boys' final at 7:15 p.m., matching Cedar Ridge against Concord.


[Scots] Cedar Ridge, Pocahontas defend Lyon titles at HS tourney
LYON TOURNAMENT HOMEPAGE  |  ALL-TOURNAMENTBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves captured their third consecutive championship, while the Pocahontas Lady Redskins successfully defended their title Saturday night at the 34th Annual Lyon College-Mark Martin Automotive High School Invitational Basketball Tournament played in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.The Timberwolves won their fifth title overall with a 51-27 victory over the Concord Pirates, while the Lady Redskins won back-to-back championships with a 50-41 triumph over Izard County Consolidated.


[Men's Wrestling] Miller earns Wrestler of Week once again
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – For the second time in its young history, the American Midwest Conference Wrestler of the Week honor goes to the young sophomore from Lyon College who has continued his success weeks into the season. Dustin Miller (SO/Escondido, Calif.) put together an undefeated week to open up AMC competition this past week. For his performances he moved up from No. 12 in the nation to a No. 10 ranking in the 125-lb. weight class by the NAIA Men's Wrestling Coaches Poll.


[Scots] Cedar Ridge, Izard County girls advance
2015 High School Tournament PageBATESVILLE, Ark. – The 2015 Lyon/Mark Martin Tournament second round continued Thursday evening inside Becknell Gymnasium with the Cedar Ridge and Izard County girls' both pulling off wins. The Concord and Southside boys' also earned victories on the night.The tournament continues Friday with four games scheduled. On the girls' side, Pocahontas plays Mountain View at 4:30 p.m., while Izard County faces Cedar Ridge at 7 p.m. In the boys' bracket, Cedar Ridge plays Calico Rock at 5:45 p.m., and Concord takes on Southside at 8:15 p.m.


[Women's Basketball] Scots move up to 14th; game vs. Mid-America cancelled
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Early season victories over the No. 1-ranked squad in the country and another team receiving votes in the NAIA Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Preseason Poll pushed the Lyon College women's basketball squad up the national rankings three spots in the first regular season national poll of the season this week. The Scots now sit at No. 14.After taking off a week for final examinations, Lyon (6-2, 3-1 AMC) was scheduled to play Mid-America Christian University in a non-conference matchup Saturday afternoon at home. But the game with the Lady Evangels has been cancelled by the Mid-America Christian. The game will not be made up, according to Lyon College Director of Athletics Kevin Jenkins.


[Scots] Cedar Ridge, Calico Rock boys roll into HS semis
TOURNAMENT HOMEPAGE - CLICK HEREBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Cedar Ridge and Calico Rock boys' basketball teams took advantage of first-round byes and combined for 114 points Wednesday night, as they vaulted into the semifinal round of the 34th Annual Lyon College-Mark Martin Automotive High School Invitational in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.The final quarterfinal round games are set for Thursday, with the semifinals taking place on Friday night. The two championship contests will be played Saturday, starting at 6 p.m.Thursday's girls' matchups include Izard County Consolidated battling Southside (4:30 p.m.) and Cedar Ridge taking on Cave City (7 p.m.). In the boys' bracket, Cave City will square off against Concord (5:45 p.m.) and Izard County will tackle Southside (8:15 p.m.).


[Women's Wrestling] Batiste places fifth at NAIA Invitational
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Lyon College women's wrestler Alyssa Batiste (SO/Houston, Texas) posted a 4-2 record and a fifth-place finish Saturday in the NAIA Invitational, hosted by Campbellsville University. Another Scot wrestler, Jazmin Perez (SO/West Covina, Calif.), finished seventh in her weight class.Batiste captured three victories in her final four matches on the day to take her fifth-place finish in the 136-lb. weight class and scored 12.5 points for the Scots.


[Scots] Concord, Southside each earn wins
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The 2015 Lyon/Mark Martin Tournament first round continued Monday evening inside Becknell Gymnasium.In the first game of the day, the Cave City girls cruised past the Concord girls 55-31. The second game of the night featured the Concord boys taking on the Mountain View boys' team. The Pirates defeated the Yellow Jackets 70-36. In the nightcap the Southside Lady Southerners fought the Highland girls' team to a 56-46 decision.


[Men's Wrestling] Lyon wrestling team hosts WBC tonight
BATESVILLE, Ark. – A pair of second-year men's wrestling programs featuring four nationally-ranked individuals will compete in the first-ever American Midwest Conference wrestling event held on the Lyon campus tonight (Friday), when the Lyon College hosts arch-rival Williams Baptist College.The dual will get underway at 6 p.m. in James C. Becknell Gymnasium. Admission is $4 for adults and $2 for high school students. Ages 5-and-under will be admitted free. Lyon faculty, staff and students are admitted free with their ID cards.FOLLOW THE DUALFor PPV ($7.95) live video stream – CLICK HEREWilliams Baptist Roster – CLICK HERELyon College Roster – CLICK HERELyon-WBC Dual Program – CLICK HERE


[Men's Wrestling] Lyon remains perfect in AMC action with 23-21 win
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Connor Webber (SO/Houston, Texas)'s pin in the 165-lb. weight class broke a 12-12 tie and Troy Mercer (SR/Rockwall, Texas) clinched the Lyon College win over American Midwest Conference rival Williams Baptist College when he posted a technical fall, as the Scots took over sole possession of first place in the conference race with a hard-fought 23-21 victory over the Eagles in James C. Becknell Gymnasium Friday night.Lyon and Williams Baptist, both second-year programs and both teams receiving votes toward the NAIA Top 25 Coaches' Poll this season, battled neck-and-neck throughout, but it was the Scots that pulled away for the victory.


[Women's Basketball] Scots pop Pirates, stretch AMC win streak
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The 17th-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team shut down Park University early and then stretched its lead again in the third quarter Saturday afternoon, as the Scots recorded a 48-36 victory over the Pirates in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.


[Men's Basketball] Lyon drops fifth straight to Park, 72-58
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Ty Virden (FR/Greenbrier, Ark.) scored a season high 18 points, but it was not enough as the Lyon men's basketball team dropped its fifth straight game to (RV) Park University 72-58 Saturday afternoon. The Scots are now 2-5 overall and 0-3 in the AMC. Park bumps up to 5-3 overall and a 3-0 mark in conference play.BY THE NUMBERS18 – Points scored by Virden to lead the Scots. Braden Wendel (FR/Jackson, Mo.) and John Nekonchuk (FR/Conway, Ark.) also scored double-figures with 12 and 10, respectively. Virden's season high 18 notches the third game this season he has led the team in scoring, which is tied with Joe Burt (JR/St. Cloud, Minn.).44.2 – Lyon recorded a 44.2 field goal percentage on the day, while Park shot 42.9 percent from the floor.24 – The Pirates managed to score 24 points off 17 Scots' turnovers in the game. Lyon tallied 11 points off nine Park turnovers. Xavielle Brown who had scored 20 points in all but one game this season for the Pirates notched a game high 24 points.23.1 – Lyon recorded just a 23.1 percentage from beyond the arc. Park came into today's game ranked third in the AMC holding opponents to a 28.6 percentage.12 – Wendel and Burt led Lyon with six rebounds apiece, totaling 12 between the two. The Scots grabbed 26 total rebounds, while the Pirates recorded 34.20 – Both teams went to the free throw line at least 20 times in the game. Park recorded a 90.0 percentage (18-of-20), while Lyon shot 81.0 percent (17-of-21).


[Scots] Southerners highlight Day One of Tourney
2015 High School Tournament PageBATESVILLE, Ark. – The first two games of the Lyon College/Mark Martin Automotive High School TournamentIn the first game of the night, the Melbourne girls defeated the Calico Rock girls' team 52-38. The second game of the night featured the Southside boys cruising to a 67-37 win over the Melbourne boys squad. 


[Women's Basketball] 17th-ranked Scots return to AMC action at home tonight
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Coming off one of its biggest wins in recent memory, the 17th-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team will try to use its 58-52 victory over No. 1-ranked Campbellsville University last Saturday to propel the Scots as they re-enter American Midwest Conference play.Lyon will host Stephens College tonight (Thursday) in James C. Becknell Gymnasium at 5:30 p.m. The Scots will also be at home on Saturday as part of a women-men doubleheader, when they host Park University at 12:30 p.m. Saturday's game will be part of the Third Annual Lyon College Furry Frenzy Toy Toss, with more than $400 in prizes and gifts awarded during the afternoon.


[Women's Basketball] Gaedtke corrals AMC Player of Week honor
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Lyon College senior forward Taylor Gaedtke (SR/Keller, Tex.) led a second-half comeback and a Scots victory over No. 1-ranked Campbellsville University, 58-52, Saturday afternoon and was named the American Midwest Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week on Monday, the league office announced.It was the second consecutive player of the week honor for the 17th-ranked Scots. Jamie Jackson (JR/Beebe, Ark.) earned the award a week ago and Gaedtke's performance against the Lady Tigers helped her capture the award for games played on November 23-29.


[Scots] Lyon to host 34th Annual High School Invitational
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves will be searching for their third consecutive boys' championship when the 34th Annual Lyon College / Mark Martin Automotive Invitational begins Saturday in James C. Becknell Gymnasium. Eleven boys' teams and 11 girls' squads will battle over six days as the tournament will crown a pair of champions on Saturday, Dec. 12.There are 20 games scheduled in the tournament with two games set for Saturday, four contests on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of next week. The championship contests will be played on Dec. 12, with the girls' title matchup set for 6 p.m. and the boys' at 7:15 p.m.MORE ABOUT THE TOURNAMENTLyon College / Mark Martin Automotive Invitational Homepage - CLICK HERELyon Campus Map - CLICK HEREPDF of Boys' Bracket - CLICK HEREPDF of Girls' Bracket - CLICK HEREListing of Tournament Games - CLICK HERE 


[Women's Basketball] No. 17 Scots shut down No. 1 Campbellsville
TAYLOR GAEDTKE POSTGAME INTERVIEWBATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College's reputation for playing nationally ranked teams well at home continued Saturday afternoon as the 17th-ranked Scots fell behind No. 1-ranked Campbellsville University in the first half, before storming back in the second half behind Taylor Gaedtke (SR/Keller, Tex.)'s 11 points and five rebounds to knock off the top-ranked Lady Tigers, 58-52, in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.The Scots, who trailed by as many as seven (7-0) in the first quarter and 10 (19-9) before the half was over, shot a blistering 61.9% (13-of-21) from the field in the final two periods, while forcing 14 Campbellsville turnovers and scoring 20 points on the offensive end. Lyon built a 14-point lead in the fourth period, and then held off a late CU charge.WHERE THEY STANDThe Scots, who were 4-1 at home last year against teams that were either ranked or receiving votes for the NAIA Top 25, won for the second time in three contests in games against opponents that were in or near the Top 25 this season and improved to 4-2 on the season.The Lady Tigers (5-3) dropped their third game in their last four, falling to a nationally-ranked squad for the second time in three contests. Campbellsville lost to 16th-ranked Shawnee State University, 72-62, on the road nine days ago.


[Women's Basketball] Scots square off with No. 1 Campbellsville Saturday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – It's been two years since the Lyon College women's basketball team has lost a home game in Becknell Gymnasium to a non-ranked opponents. The Scots, who own a 65-14 (.823) home mark in the last five-plus season will be involved in a NAIA Top 25 showdown Saturday afternoon in The Beck when 17th-ranked Lyon hosts No. 1-ranked Campbellsville University at 2 p.m.FOLLOW THE GAMEFor FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor PPV ($7.95) live video/audio stream – CLICK HEREMORE GAME INFORMATIONCampbellsville Game Notes – CLICK HERELyon College Game Notes – CLICK HERE


[Men's Wrestling] Miller named first AMC Wrestler of Week
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The American Midwest Conference (AMC) welcomed its 18th sponsored sport in the 2015-16 school year with the addition of men's wrestling. With the addition of Central Baptist College (CBC), the AMC had its minimum of six institutions to make it an AMC Championship sport. Now, a few weeks into the season, one Lyon College Scot has stood out and earned the first-ever AMC Wrestler of the Week Award, the league office has announced.


[Men's Basketball] Lyon?s losing streak reaches three against PSC
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Lyon men's basketball team lost its third game in a row after falling 69-50 on the road to No. 20 Philander-Smith (Ark.) Tuesday evening. The Scots led the game on two different occasions late in the first half, but could not stop the Panthers' hot shooting. Lyon falls to 2-4 overall on the season, while Philander-Smith is now 3-4 on the year.BY THE NUMBERS8 – Points scored by four different Scots in John Nekonchuk (FR/Conway, Ark.), Joe Burt (JR/St. Cloud, Minn.), Ty Virden (FR/Greenbrier, Ark.) and Justas Narusas (SO/Vilnius, Lithuania).3 – Baskets from three-point range by the Scots on the night. Lyon went 3-for-19 in the game for a 15.8 percentage. Riley Jenkins (SR/Norwood, Mo.) knocked down two and Narusas recorded the third basket.9 – Three-pointers made by Philander-Smith on the night. The Panthers went 9-of-16 from beyond the arc for 56.3 percent.25 – Rebounds grabbed by the Scots in the game led by Jenkins' four. Burt was second on the team with three rebounds.2 – Philander-Smith players scored in double-figures, led by Broderick Brandon's 25 points on 9-of-14 shooting. Eric Moses posted 11 points to finish behind Brandon.17 – Made free throws by the Scots in the game. Lyon went 17-of-19 in the game for 89.5 percent.11 – Assists by Lyon led by Narusas and Jenkins who each had two. Braden Wendel (FR/Jackson, Mo.), Burt, Brock Widders (JR/Alma, Ark.), Cash Krueger (FR/Denton, Texas) and Jack Lake (SO/Jackson, Mo.) each tallied one.


[Men's Basketball] Lyon continues road trip at No. 20 Philander-Smith Tuesday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon men's basketball team (2-3) continues its stretch of games on the road when they travel to No. 20 Philander-Smith (Ark.) Tuesday evening. The Scots look to complete a season sweep over the Panthers after pulling out a 61-60 win inside Becknell Gymnasium on Nov. 10.Follow the Game For live stats vs. Philander-Smith – CLICK HERE


[Women's Basketball] Jackson named AMC Player of Week
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Lyon College junior guard Jamie Jackson posted a strong effort in the scoring and rebounding columns last week and was honored for her efforts by being named the American Midwest Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week for games played between Nov. 16-22, the league office has announced.Jackson, who is playing in her second season for the Scots, averaged 15 points, seven rebounds and 3.5 steals in helping the 17th-ranked Lyon basketball team to a 1-1 week. Lyon is currently 3-2 on the season.


[Wrestling] Scots take three titles at UT-Arlington
ARLINGTON, Texas – Lyon College wrestlers completed a successful trip to the Dallas Metroplex on Sunday as Dustin Miller (SO/Escondido, Calif.), Alysa Batiste and C.C. Sigler all captured individual championships in their respective weight classes at the Southwest Open Wrestling Tournament held at University of Texas-Arlington.In the men's competition, 12th-ranked Miller (125 Class) captured top honors, running his season record to 10-1, while Robb Rodriguez (JR/Hollister, Calif.), 12th-ranked Andrew Hyde (FR/Rockwall, Texas) (141 Class) each placed second, Connor Webber (SO/Houston, Texas) posted a 5-1 record to obtain third, along with Troy Mercer (SR/Rockwall, Texas) and Jason Kidder (FR/Little Rock, Ark.), and Bruce Whitehead (FR/Conroe, Texas) finished fourth.In the women's competition, Jazmin Perez (SO/West Covina, Calif.) and Jessie Flynn (SO/Middleton, Calif.) each placed third, in addition to the top honors by Batiste and Sigler.


[Men's Basketball] Third annual ?Toy Toss? game set Dec. 5
TOY TOSS PROMO VIDEOBATESVILLE, Ark. – Ready to let the fur fly?The third annual Lyon College Furry Frenzy Toy Toss, co-sponsored by W.R.D. Entertainment, will take place on Saturday, December 5, at James C. Becknell Gymnasium during the doubleheader between the Lyon basketball teams and their conference foes from Park University. The women's game will get underway at 12:30 p.m.


[Men's Soccer] ?Dogs hand Lyon crushing loss, 1-0, to end season
BARBOURVILLE, Ky. – Playing one man down and without their leading goal scorer and assist leader in overtime, the 24th-ranked Lyon College men's soccer team looked as if it was going to take 13th-ranked Union College to penalty kicks with time winding down in the second overtime period. But a hard crossing pass from the right by the Bulldogs' George Carroll was headed into the goal by Andre Scott with 45 seconds left to advance Union in the NAIA Men's Soccer National Championship Opening Round here at Williamson Stadium.Lyon and Union were locked in a defensive battle the entire way, which was indicative of their respective seasons. The Scots entered the playoff with 13 shutouts, while the Bulldogs had tallied 11. The goalkeepers in Saturday's game accounted for 12 saves in the contest. Lyon senior Logan Miller (SR/Quincy, Ill.) posted a number of leaping stops, finishing with eight saves. Union's Marcelo Mercuri posted four, picking up the win.


[Men's Basketball] Scots strong in first half, falter in second at No. 16 Columbia
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Lyon men's basketball team played a strong first half, but No. 16 Columbia (Mo.) was too much to handle in the second as the Scots fell 72-42 on the road. The game ended an opening stretch of American Midwest Conference games. Lyon falls to 2-3 overall and 0-2 in the AMC. Columbia is now 6-0 overall and 2-0 in AMC play.BY THE NUMBERS10 – Lyon trailed by just 10 points at halftime against a strong Columbia team at 35-25. The Scots and Cougars were tied at 23 with less than three minutes to play in the half, before Columbia went on a 12-2 run to take the 10 point lead at halftime.12 – Ty Virden (FR/Greenbrier, Ark.) led Lyon with 12 points in the game, scoring 10 in the first half. John Nekonchuck was second with nine points, while Justas Narusas (SO/Vilnius, Lithuania) and Braden Wendel (FR/Jackson, Mo.) scored five.38.5 – Lyon shot 38.5 percent in the game, despite a 52.6 percentage in the first half. The Scots were limited from beyond the arc taking just four shots from three-point range the entire game. Lyon went 1-for-4 as the long range jumper came from Narusas.46.6 – Columbia managed to shoot 46.6 percent from the field, including a 15-for-27 mark for 55.6 percent in the second half.27 – The Scots grabbed 27 rebounds in the game led by Joe Burt (JR/St. Cloud, Minn.)'s six. Nekonchuck, Riley Jenkins (SR/Norwood, Mo.) and Cash Krueger (FR/Denton, Texas) added four boards.


[Women's Basketball] Cougars hand Scots first AMC loss, 63-51
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Lyon College early season shooting problems continued Saturday afternoon, as the 17th-ranked Scots hit only 39.6% (21-of-53) from the field as (RV) Columbia College stayed unbeaten on the season with a 63-51 win in The Arena of Southwell Complex.WHERE THEY STANDThe victory was the sixth straight to start the season for the Cougars (6-0), who improve to 2-0 in American Midwest Conference play and remained tied with Williams Baptist College (5-0, 2-0 AMC), which defeated Harris-Stowe State University, 60-53.Lyon dropped its first league contest of the season, to fall back to 1-1 in conference play, and into a four-way tie for sixth place. The Scots are now 3-2 on the season.


[Men's Soccer] Lyon men's soccer team honored at pre-playoff banquet
BARBOURVILLE, Ky. - Two NAIA men's socceer teams who will be making their first appearance in the NAIA Men's Soccer National Championship Opening Round on Saturday afternoon were honored on Friday night when the Lyon College and Union College teams were recognized for their outstanding seasons.The Scots enter the playoffs with a 14-3-1 season mark, while the Bulldogs are 16-1-4. They will tangle at Williamson Stadium at 12:30 p.m. CST. The game will be streamed on the Bulldogs Digital Network on a pay-per-view basis for $8.For high-resolution photos of Friday night's banquet - CLICK HEREFor a preview of Saturday's Opening Round playoff - CLICK HERE GET CONNECTED TO THE POSTSEASON:Lyon vs. Union FREE Live Stats – CLICK HERELyon vs. Union PPV Audio-Video Stream ($8) – CLICK HERENAIA Men's Soccer National Tournament Schedule/Results/Live Links – CLICK HERENAIA Men's Soccer National Tournament Bracket – CLICK HERENAIA Men's Soccer National Tournament Qualifiers – CLICK HEREMRPI Rankings – CLICK HEREOTHER LYON-UNION MEN'S SOCCER LINKS:Barbourville, Ky. Visitors' Information – CLICK HEREUnion College vs. Lyon College Game Notes – CLICK HERELyon Roster – CLICK HERELyon Season Statistics – CLICK HERELyon Team/Individual National Rankings – CLICK HERELyon Schedule/Results/Game-by-Game Stats – HEREUnion Roster – CLICK HEREUnion Season Statistics – CLICK HEREUnion Team/Individual National Rankings – CLICK HEREUnion Schedule/Results/Game-by-Game Stats – CLICK HERE


[Men's Soccer] Lyon Athletics Department to host Soccer Watch Party
The Lyon College Athletics Department has announced that it is going to host a "Soccer Watch Party" on Saturday, November 21, at 12:30 p.m. when the College will broadcast the first-ever men's soccer game between the Scots (14-3-1) and the Union College Bulldogs (16-1-4) in the Patterson Dining Hall of the Edwards Commons.There is no cost to view the contest and everyone is invited to come and watch.For a preview of Saturday's Opening Round playoff - CLICK HEREGET CONNECTED TO THE POSTSEASON:Lyon vs. Union FREE Live Stats – CLICK HERELyon vs. Union PPV Audio-Video Stream ($8) – CLICK HERENAIA Men's Soccer National Tournament Schedule/Results/Live Links – CLICK HERENAIA Men's Soccer National Tournament Bracket – CLICK HERENAIA Men's Soccer National Tournament Qualifiers – CLICK HEREMRPI Rankings – CLICK HEREOTHER LYON-UNION MEN'S SOCCER LINKS:Barbourville, Ky. Visitors' Information – CLICK HEREUnion College vs. Lyon College Game Notes – CLICK HERELyon Roster – CLICK HERELyon Season Statistics – CLICK HERELyon Team/Individual National Rankings – CLICK HERELyon Schedule/Results/Game-by-Game Stats – HEREUnion Roster – CLICK HEREUnion Season Statistics – CLICK HEREUnion Team/Individual National Rankings – CLICK HEREUnion Schedule/Results/Game-by-Game Stats – CLICK HERE


[Women's Basketball] Elkins, Scots burn Owls with :01 left
FULTON, Mo. – Despite trailing (RV) William Woods by as many as 15 points in the second half, the 17th-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team continued to fight back, and used a three-pointer by Sarah Elkins (FR/Greenwood, Ark.) with one second remaining to knock off the Owls, 64-61, in Anderson Arena Thursday night.The American Midwest Conference opener was anything but a cakewalk for the Scots. But after trailing 53-38 with 1:17 remaining in the third quarter, the Scots (3-1, 1-0 AMC) outscored the Owls (4-1, 0-1 AMC) 26-8 in the final 11:17 to claim the key road win and hand William Woods its initial loss of the season.


[Men's Basketball] Owls sprint past Scots in AMC opener
FULTON, Mo. – William Woods (Mo.) sprinted past the Lyon men's basketball team 73-47 Thursday night at Anderson Arena. The Scots fall to 2-2 overall and 0-1 in the AMC. The Owls are now 2-3 overall and 1-0 in AMC play.BY THE NUMBERS20 – Riley Jenkins (SR/Norwood, Mo.) led the Scots with 20 points on 8-of-11 shooting from the floor.5 – The Owls outrebounded the Scots by just five at 41-36 in the game. Jack Lake (SO/Jackson, Mo.) led Lyon with seven total.29.6 – Lyon shot just 29.6 percent from the field in the game. The Scots posted a 26.9 percentage in the first half, and 32.1 percentage in the second half.14 – Lyon turned the ball over 14 times in the game. William Woods had seven.19 – The Owls' Austin Lowery led William Woods with 19 points going 5-for-6 from beyond the arc.6 – Lyon had just six assists in the game with John Nekonchuck and Brock Widders (JR/Alma, Ark.) recording a team high two each.


[Men's Soccer] Lyon, Union battle in Opening Round Saturday
BARBOURVILLE, Ky. – Two men's soccer teams that have combined for 24 shutouts in 2015 will meet in the NAIA Men's Soccer National Championship Opening Round Saturday when 13th-ranked Union College and No. 24 Lyon College square off on Burch/Nau Field at Williamson Stadium at 12:30 p.m. CST.In addition to being the first meeting for these two squads. Both teams are making their first trip to the 32-team national tournament. Both squads also lead with their defenses.The contest will be streamed live by Union College on the Stretch Digital Network, with the pregame show getting underway at 12:15 p.m. CST (see link below). The cost to watch the broadcast is $8. There will also be a watch party held at Lyon College's Patterson Dining Hall, located in the Edwards Commons building. There is no cost to watch the contest at the watch party. Free live stats are also available (see link below).


[Women's Basketball] Scots opens AMC race with Owls, Cougars
FULTON, Mo. – Right out of the blocks the 17th-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team will have its hands full as the Scots open American Midwest Conference play this weekend on the road. Lyon will be in Fulton, Mo. on Thursday to take on William Woods University at 5:30 p.m. The Scots will then move on to Columbia, Mo. on Saturday afternoon to square off with Columbia College at 1 p.m. Both William Woods and Columbia College are receiving votes in the NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Coaches' Poll.FOLLOW THE GAMESLyon at William Woods – Thursday (11/19), 5:30 p.m.For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor FREE live video/audio stream – CLICK HERELyon at Columbia College – Saturday (11/21), 1 p.m.For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor FREE live video/audio stream – CLICK HERE


[Men's Basketball] Lyon begins AMC play against WWU, CC
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon men's basketball team (2-1) begins American Midwest Conference play Thursday evening when it takes on William Woods (Mo.). The event takes place in Anderson Arena and is set for 7:30 p.m. The Scots will then travel to 16th-ranked Columbia (Mo.) to face the Cougars Saturday at 3 p.m.Follow the Game For live stats vs. William Woods – CLICK HEREFor FREE live video/audio vs. William Woods – CLICK HEREFor live stats vs. Columbia – CLICK HEREFor FREE live video/audio vs. Columbia – CLICK HERE


[Women's Basketball] Scots sign Cedar Ridge?s Henderson
NEWARK, Ark. – Elizabeth Henderson became the first signee with the Lyon College women's basketball program recruiting class of 2016-17 when she recently inked with the team, Lyon head coach Tracy Stewart-Lange has announced.Henderson is a senior at Cedar Ridge High School in Newark, Arkansas. She is the daughter of Jerry and Mary Henderson.


[Men's Soccer] Six Scots earn All-AMC men's soccer honors
COMPLETE ALL-AMC LISTSt. LOUIS, Mo. – Six members of the Lyon College men's soccer team were honored for their outstanding play after leading the Scots to their best finish ever in the American Midwest Conference in 2015. Estiven Ramirez-Garcia (FR/DeQueen, Ark.) was named Freshman of the Year, while forward Jonathan Ray (SR/Durham, NC), midfielder Mario Alonzo, defenders Connor McNab (SR/San Francisco, Calif.) and Ignacio Milla (SO/Santiago, Chile), along with goalkeeper Logan Miller (SR/Quincy, Ill.) all received first-team honors.Ramirez-Garcia also received Honorable Mention All-AMC honors.


[Volleyball] Three Scots earn All-Conference honors
2015 Volleyball All-Conference TeamBATESVILLE, Ark. – Three Lyon volleyball players were selected to the American Midwest Conference All-Conference team, which were releases on Friday. Katarina Frickleton (JR/Bainbridge Island, Wash.) was named to the All-Conference 2nd Team, while Emily Sprick (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) and Michayla Shanks (FR/Republic, Mo.) each garnered honorable mentions.Frickleton was one of the top offensive player for the Scots this season. She led the team with 312 kills and 95 total blocks this season. Frickleton was also ranked third in the conference with a .310 hitting percentage. Her best output of the season came on Oct. 21 when she recorded a season high 21 kills against Philander-Smith (Ark.).


[Men's Basketball] Scots fall 81-37 in exhibition against ASU
JONESBORO, Ark. – The Lyon men's basketball team fell 81-37 in an exhibition game against NCAA Division I Arkansas State Monday evening at the Convocation Center.  BY THE NUMBERS14 – Brock Widders (JR/Alma, Ark.) and Braden Wendel (FR/Jackson, Mo.) combined for 14 of the team's 37 points. Each scored seven in the game.22 – The Scots struggled against the Red Wolves turning the ball over 22 times.25.0 – Lyon managed just a 25.0 percentage from the field including a 5-for-21 mark in the first half.3 – John Nekonchuck posted three blocks on the night. The Scots totaled four in the game.22.2 – Lyon totaled a 22.2 percentage from three-point range going 4-of-18 on the night.


[Women's Wrestling] Alva finishes in sixth at MVC Open
MARSHALL, Mo. – Lyon College sophomore wrestler Taylor Alva (SO/Houston, Texas) battled in the 123-lb. weight class with 31 wrestlers on Saturday and came away with a sixth place finish to lead the Scots at the Missouri Valley Open in the Morrison Fine Arts Building."I thought, all our ladies did a good job, especially since they had to compete Thursday night, and then turn around and travel on Friday and compete the next day," said Lyon head wrestling coach Tom Erikson. "Taylor really stepped up, having to wrestle seven times in one day. But she did a great job against a stacked bracket of 31 ladies."


[Men's Soccer] Scots earn first national tournament bid
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Two 'newbies' to the national championship battle will square off in the 2015 NAIA Men's  Soccer National Championship Opening Round on Saturday when the 24th-ranked Lyon College Scots travel to Barbourville, Ky., to take on 13th-ranked Union College on Burch/Nau Field at Williamson Stadium at 12:30 p.m. CST.GET CONNECTED TO THE POSTSEASON:Lyon vs. Union FREE Live Stats – CLICK HERELyon vs. Union PPV Audio-Video Stream – CLICK HERENAIA Men's Soccer National Tournament Schedule/Results/Live Links – CLICK HERENAIA Men's Soccer National Tournament Bracket – CLICK HERENAIA Men's Soccer National Tournament Qualifiers – CLICK HEREMRPI Rankings – CLICK HERE


[Football] Pioneers outgun Lyon in finale, 51-30
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Wayland Baptist University took advantage of a pair of Lyon College mishaps in special teams play in the first half to open up a 24-7 lead at the break, and then overcame five turnovers to record a 51-30 Central States Football League win over the Scots in both teams' season finales here at Pioneer Stadium Saturday afternoon.Lyon finished with six turnovers, compared to five or WBU, but the Pioneers (4-6, 2-4 CSFL) turned a pair of Lyon interceptions and a blocked punt into 21 points, while the Scots scored 17 points off a pair of picks and a fumble by WBU.


[Women's Soccer] Six players earn All-Conference Honors
2015 All-AMC Women's Soccer TeamCOLUMBIA, Mo. – The American Midwest Conference women's soccer All-Conference awards were released Monday evening, and six Scots were selected. Four players made the All-AMC first team, while two others were named honorable mentions.Anna Waldman (SR/Mendocino, Calif.) earned first team after leading the team with 32 total points and 14 goals scored. Waldman recorded a season high six points and three goals scored in a 6-0 shutout of Central Baptist (Ark.). She also took 85 total shots to lead the Scots.


[Men's Basketball] Scots compete, fall short to College of the Ozarks
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon men's basketball team competed all the way to the end with NAIA Division II (RV) College of the Ozarks (Mo.), but fell just short 76-70 Friday night. Joe Burt (JR/St. Cloud, Minn.) led the Scots with 24 points in the loss. Lyon is now 2-1 overall, while Ozarks moves up to 3-1 on the season.BY THE NUMBERS8 – After starting the season with double-figure numbers, Riley Jenkins (SR/Norwood, Mo.) was held to eight points on the night by the Bobcats defense. It was the first time since Feb. 19 of last season he has been held to less than 10 points.16 – Lyon committed 16 turnovers on the night, while the Bobcats turned the ball over 15 times. Ozarks was able to take advantage of the Scots' mistakes scoring 27 points as Lyon managed nine points off turnovers.4 – Ozarks had four players score in double-figures led by Ethan Murray's 20 points. The sharpshooter however, was held to 3-of-9 from beyond the arc. Kiefer Starbird was second on the Bobcats with 18 points. Joe Young (16) and Cameron Paschke (10) also reached double-figure scoring.46.7 % – Lyon shot 46.7 percent in the game and a 56.3 percent mark in the first half. Ozarks totaled a 44.6 percentage from the field in the game.80.0 % - The Scots had another strong outing from the charity stripe going 24-of-30 for 80.0 percent. The Bobcats shot 22-of-24 for 91.7 percent on the night.61 – Both teams combined for 61 rebounds in the game as the Bobcats grabbed 37 and the Scots totaled 24. Burt led the way for Lyon with eight rebounds and Jenkins had five.4 – John Nekonchuk (FR/Conway, Ark.) led the Scots with four blocked shots out of the team's six total. 


[Women's Basketball] Scots sputter against Drury, fall 87-59
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – After scoring 30 points in the third period on Thursday night in a 30-point victory over Evangel University at home, the Scots struggled from the field in the same quarter against NCAA Division II Drury University on Friday, as the Panthers scored 32 points, and then taking an 87-59 exhibition victory over the Scots in the O'Reilly Event Center.The Scots struggled with their shooting from the field in the troublesome third quarter, hitting just 8-of-27 (29.6%), and 1-of-5 (20%) behind the three-point line. Meanwhile, the Panthers were hot, connecting on 64% (16-of-25) from the field and 57.1% (4-of-7) behind the three point arc and outscored the Scots 32-8.


[Football] Scots close out inaugural season Saturday
LYON-WAYLAND BAPTIST GAME NOTESBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College football team is due for some good fortune at home. After seeing two of the last three contests at Pioneer Stadium slip away in either the fourth quarter or overtime, the Scots are determined to close out the inaugural season Saturday at home by picking up the first victory in the program's history. Wayland Baptist University will make its first visit to Batesville in a Central States Football League matchup.The contest, which kicks off at 1 p.m., will air (audio) on KZLE-FM Radio (93.1) and on the station's website (see below), with "Big Daddy" Randy Alan and Mark Lamberth bringing the live action. The game will also be streamed live on the Scots Digital Network (see link below) for $9.95. Tickets will go on sale when gates open at 11:30 a.m. Adult admission is $5, with children six and under admitted free.FOLLOW THE GAMEFor FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor pay-per-view video/audio on Scots Digital Network ($9.95) – CLICK HEREListen to the game FREE on KZLE-FM (93.1) – CLICK HERE


[Baseball] Lyon receives votes in NAIA Preseason Baseball Poll
2016 NAIA Baseball Preseason Top 25 PollBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon baseball team is currently receiving votes with six points in the 2016 NAIA Baseball Preseason Top 25 poll, which was released by the national office on Tuesday.The Scots are coming off a season in which they made a trip to the NAIA National Tournament Opening Round. Lyon went 2-2 in the opening round defeating St. Francis (Ill.) and Keiser (Fla.). The Scots were eliminated after losing to Faulkner (Ala.) and Campbellsville (Ky.). Lyon finished the 2015 season second in the American Midwest Conference with a 35-13 record and 18-6 conference mark. 


[Women's Basketball] Lyon women's basketball hosts Blue Out/Food Drive
Lyon Scot women's basketball opens up their home schedule this Thursday against Evangel University at 7 p.m. in Becknell Gymnasium.  The game will be Alpha Xi Omega's featured "Blue Out" game benefiting Autism Speaks, as well as a Food Drive benefiting Help and Hope and others in need for the Holiday season.Everyone should wear blue to support the Lyon Scots as well as Alpha Xi Delta's philanthropy, Autism Speaks. They will be raffling off prizes at halftime, and raffle tickets may be purchased at the game up until that point. Any monetary donations are welcome throughout the whole night as well. All proceeds made from raffle tickets and donations go to Autism Speaks.


[Men's Wrestling] Scot wrestlers split events at Hatcher Duals
ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – Lyon College wrestlers Andrew Hyde (FR/Rockwall, Texas) (4-0) and Dustin Miller (SO/Escondido, Calif.) (2-0) posted unbeaten marks Saturday, as the Scots men's wrestling team split four team events at the Hatcher Duals at Ouachita Baptist University.Lyon opened action with a 28-11 setback to Adrian College, and then evened its mark with a 32-12 victory over Central Baptist College. The Scots came up short against Williams Baptist College, 26-25, and then finished the day with a 34-22 win over College of the Ozarks in the fifth-place match.


[Men's Basketball] Lyon hosts No. 20 Philander-Smith Tuesday evening
Game NotesBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon men's basketball team (1-0) hosts No. 20 Philander-Smith (Ark.) for its home opener on Tuesday inside Becknell Gymnasium. Tipoff for the event is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.Follow the Game For live stats – CLICK HEREFor live video/audio ($7.95)– CLICK HERE


[Men's Soccer] Park overcomes Scots in semifinals, 2-1
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Trailing No. 2-seed Lyon College 1-0 at the half of Tuesday's American Midwest Conference Men's Soccer Postseason Tournament, the No. 3-seed Park University Pirates outshot the Scots 10-3 in the final 45 minutes and came from behind to claim a 2-1 win at J. Marshall Huser Field.The loss does not necessarily finish the season for Lyon (14-3-1). The Scots can still automatically advance to its first-ever national tournament if top-seeded Columbia College (17-2) defeats No. 4-seed Lindenwood University-Belleville (12-7), in the other semifinal later Tuesday night and the Cougars go on to claim the tournament championship on Friday.


[Volleyball] Lyon falls to Columbia in AMC Tournament Quarterfinals
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The seventh seeded Lyon volleyball team was swept 3-0 (20-25, 17-25, 11-25) by No. 2 seed Columbia (Mo.) Tuesday evening. The Scots drop to 17-17 on the season, while the Cougars are now 25-7. Columbia advances to the American Midwest Conference Tournament Semifinals to play No. 3 seed Park (Mo.) on Friday.BY THE NUMBERS 13 – Katarina Frickleton (JR/Bainbridge Island, Wash.) and Madison Sandborn (FR/Jonesboro, Ark.) combined for 13 kills for Lyon. Frickleton had a team high seven kills and Sandborn added six in the match.20 – Emily Sprick (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) posted 20 assists for another double-digit performance.26 – Lyon had 26 digs on defense led by Madison William's 13. Sprick was second on the team with five..333 – Jordan Fleitman (SR/Lindsay, Tex.) led the Scots with a .333 hitting percentage. Lyon tallied just a .133 percentage on the night.2 – The Scots were held to just two blocks in the match with solo blocks from Sprick and Sandborn.11 – The Cougars' Penny Liu had a game high 11 kills.30 – Columbia's Sashaki Heredia posted 30 assists to lead the Cougars.


[Men's Basketball] Ty Virden sinks two free throws, Scots pull off upset
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon men's basketball team trailed 60-59 with seconds left before Ty Virden (FR/Greenbrier, Ark.) was fouled beyond three-point range. Virden then knocked down 2-of-3 free throws to pull off a 61-60 upset over No. 20 Philander Smith (Ark.) Tuesday evening inside Becknell Gymnasium. The Scots move up to 2-0 on the season, while the Panthers fall to 1-2 on the year.BY THE NUMBERS23 – Joe Burt (JR/St. Cloud, Minn.) led the Scots with a game high 23 points and added six assists.20 – Riley Jenkins (SR/Norwood, Mo.) posted another double-figure game totaling 20 points.8 – Burt and Jack Lake (SO/Jackson, Mo.) each grabbed eight rebounds in the game. The Scots had 28 total on the night.47.6 – Lyon tallied a 47.6 field goal percentage. The Scots shot 41.2 in the first half and 52.0 percent in the second.5 – Lyon hit five three-pointers on the night, led by Jenkins' four in the game.11 – The Scots had 11 second chance points in the game compared to the Panthers five.4 – Lyon recorded four blocks in the game led by Lake's three. Braden Wendel (FR/Jackson, Mo.) added the other block.


[Women's Basketball] Lady Bobcats outlast Lyon women, 64-60
POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. – After an ice-cold shooting performance in the first half, the College of the Ozarks warmed up in the second half, while the 17th-ranked Lyon women's basketball team cooled off. As a result the Lady Bobcats erased a 13-point first half deficit and a double-digit Lyon lead in the third period, handing the Scots their first loss of the season, 64-60, at Keeter Gymnasium Tuesday night.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDLyon College (1-1) dropped back to .500 on the season, falling to 1-1 on the road after posting an 11-4 record away from home a year ago. Lyon's two-game winning streak over the College of the Ozarks was also snapped.The Lady Bobcats picked up their third straight victory, improving to 4-1 on the season. Other wins this season by College of the Ozarks came against Sterling College (83-75), Missouri Baptist University (82-69) and University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma (67-50).


[Women's Soccer] Lyon travels to Park for AMC Tournament Semifinals
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The No. 3 seed Lyon women's soccer team (12-5-2, 8-2-2 American Midwest Conference) faces No. 2 seed Park (Mo.) Monday in the AMC Tournament Semifinals. The Scots and Pirates will battle for a chance to advance to the AMC Tournament Championship on Thursday. Lyon has shutout four straight opponents, including a 2-0 win over Missouri Baptist Saturday in the AMC Tournament Quarterfinals. Kickoff is set for 4 p.m.Follow the Game For FREE live stats – CLICK HERE


[Women's Soccer] Lyon falls 2-0 to Park in AMC Tournament Semis
PARKVILLE, Mo. – The Lyon women's soccer team's run at the American Midwest Conference Tournament crown was cut short Monday evening. The Scots fell 2-0 to Park (Mo.) at Julian Field. Lyon falls to 12-6-2 on the season, while Park is now 14-4 and advances to the AMC Tournament Championship to face Columbia (Mo.).BY THE NUMBERS7 – Lyon was held to seven shots in the match with three shots on goal.11 – Park posted 11 shots in the match with five shots on goal.3 – Goalkeeper Ali Ertl (SO/Tulsa, Okla.) recorded three saves for the Scots.2 – Anna Waldman (SR/Mendocino, Calif.) led Lyon with two shots taken in the match.4 – Lyon's streak of four consecutive shutouts came to an end. It was the longest streak of the season for the Scots.


[Football] Homan named to CSFL special teams honor
WACO, Texas – Lyon College freshman punter Dalton Homan became the third Scot to receive a weekly Central States Football League honor on Sunday when he was named the CSFL Special Teams Player of the Week for games played on Saturday, the league announced.Homan, a 6-4, 220-lb. punter from Malvern, Arkansas, helped keep the Texas College offense backed up all afternoon. He punted the ball a career-high nine times, for 374 yards, averaging 41.6-yards per kick. He posted a long of 56 yards. The Scots lost the game, 21-14.


[Men's Soccer] Ray named to third AMC weekly honor
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Lyon College men's soccer team may not have dominated the American Midwest Conference this season, but the Scots have had their share of AMC Players of the Week. Lyon leading scorer Jonathan Ray (SR/Durham, NC) scored both goals for the Scots on Saturday in their 2-1 AMC Postseason Tournament quarterfinal win over Harris-Stowe State University, and on Monday was named the league's Offensive Player of the Week for the third time in 2015.Ray, who is the seventh Lyon College men's soccer player to be named to an honor this season, leads the nation in game-winning goals (7). He kept rolling against HSSU after the Scots trailed 1-0 in the first half, scoring the game-tying goal just before the break. He then punched in the game-winning goal early in the second half.


[Volleyball] Lyon swept by LU-Belleville 3-0
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – The Lyon volleyball team ended the regular season Saturday, falling 3-0 (14-25, 23-25, 26-28) to Lindenwood University-Belleville (Ill.). The Scots are now 17-16 overall and an even 6-6 in the AMC. The Lynx rise to 8-22 overall and are 7-5 in AMC play, one spot ahead of the Scots.BY THE NUMBERS 11 – Katarina Frickleton (JR/Bainbridge Island, Wash.) once again led the Scots with 11 kills. She has posted double-digit kills in 14 games this season.31 – Emily Sprick (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) had another outstanding outing posting 31 assists.19 – Madisson Williams (FR/Royal, Ark.), Madison Sandborn (FR/Jonesboro, Ark.) and Samantha Scalf (JR/Brookland, Ark.) combined for 19 digs on defense. Williams led the way with seven, while Sandborn and Scalf each posted six..524 – Frickleton led Lyon with a .524 hitting percentage in the match.17 – Sandborn and Makenzie Sharp (SR/Siloam Springs, Ark.) combined for 17 kills on the day. Sandborn had nine, while Sharp posted eight.5 – Lyon had five total service aces in the match. Williams and Michayla Shanks (FR/Republic, Mo.) each posted a team high two.


[Football] Steers hold off Lyon second-half rally, 21-14
TYLER, Texas – Trailing Texas College by seven points midway through the third quarter Saturday afternoon, winless Lyon College was backed up to its own two-yard line and in danger of letting the contest slip away. But the Scots rebounded by posting a program-best 98-yard drive together to tie the Steers, 14-14, with 2:29 left in the period. Texas College was able to survive, however, when Robert Woodard threw a touchdown pass with 9:26 remaining and the Steers held off the Scots, 21-14, at Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium.Lyon (0-10) dropped to 0-5 in Central States Football League action, and will try to keep from finishing in last place in the league next week, when the Scots host Wayland Baptist University (3-6, 1-4 CSFL) in the inaugural season finale at 1 p.m. Saturday at Pioneer Stadium.Arizona Christian University (6-3, 6-0 CSFL) claimed the undisputed CSFL Championship in only the second year of competitive football for the program, when the Firestorm knocked off Bacone College (2-8, 2-3 CSFL), 27-12. In the only other CSFL game Saturday, Langston (6-3, 4-1 CSFL) outlasted Wayland Baptist, 48-24.


[Men's Soccer] Lyon kicks Hornets, 2-1, to advance to semifinals
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Trailing in the first half of their American Midwest Conference Men's Soccer Postseason Tournament quarterfinal, the 23rd-ranked Lyon College Scots used a pair of goals by senior Jonathan Ray (SR/Durham, NC) – one coming on a penalty kick – to overcome Harris-Stowe State University, 2-1, at J. Marshall Huser Field Saturday afternoon.Ray, who is Lyon's leading scorer on the season, boosted his season scoring total to 33 points. The game-winning came just 3:37 into the second half.


[Women's Soccer] Lyon defeats MBU 2-0, advance to AMC Semifinals
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Maria Alonzo (SR/Guatemala City, Guatemala) and Anna Waldman (SR/Mendocino, Calif.) each scored for the third-seeded Lyon women's soccer team as they defeated No. 6 seed Missouri Baptist 2-0 Friday afternoon at Huser Field, for the team's fourth straight shutout of the season. The win comes after the two teams squared off on Oct. 31, which ended in a 0-0 double overtime draw. Lyon advances to the American Midwest Conference Tournament Semifinals to take on No. 2 seed Park (Mo.).WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe win brings Lyon's record to 12-5-2 overall. Missouri Baptist falls to 7-10-2 on the season.


[Volleyball] Lyon starts road trip with 3-0 sweep over SLCOP
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Lyon volleyball team began its final road trip of the regular season with a 3-0 (25-14, 25-19, 25-20) sweep over St. Louis College of Pharmacy (Mo.) Friday evening. The Scots have now won two straight against the Eutectics dating back to last season.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDLyon improves to 17-15 overall and 6-5 in the AMC. St. Louis Pharmacy drops to 3-19 and 2-9 in AMC play.


[Women's Basketball] Lyon bench leads charge in win over Evangel, 63-55
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Two Lyon College reserves came off the bench to lead the Scots in the squad's season opener Friday night, as freshman Whitney O'Dell and junior Jamie Jackson combined for 25 points as the 17th-ranked Scots knocked off Evangel University, 63-55, in the Ashcroft Center.Lyon head coach Tracy Stewart-Lange used an eight-player rotation, and the Scots played solid defense, holding the Crusaders to just 34% (17-of-50) shooting from the field. Lyon handed Evangel its third setback to a nationally-ranked opponent in as many tries.


[Women's Basketball] Scots eager to get 2015-16 underway Friday
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – With one exhibition 'warm up' under their collective belt, the 17th-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team will finally open the 2015-16 season Friday night when the Scots visit Evangel University at 7 p.m. in the Ashcroft Center.FOLLOW THE GAMEFor FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor FREE live video/audio stream – CLICK HERE


[Volleyball] Lyon travels to St. Louis Pharmacy Friday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College volleyball team (16-15) begins its final road trip of the regular season when they travel to St. Louis College of Pharmacy (Mo.) Friday evening. The Scots will look to bounce back after falling in the previous two matches to NCAA Division II Ouachita Baptist (Ark.) 3-1, and AMC opponent Williams Baptist (Ark.) 3-0.Follow the Game NO LIVE COVERAGE AVAILABLE


[Men's Soccer] Scots tangle with Hornets in AMC tourney Saturday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College men's soccer team will begin the second phase in its quest for the squad's first-ever NAIA Men's Soccer National Tournament bid on Saturday when the Scots host Harris-Stowe State University at J. Marshall Huser Field. The contest will get underway at 1 p.m.FOLLOW THE GAMEFor FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor LIVE live video/audio stream – CLICK HEREFor complete GAME NOTES – CLICK HERE


[Football] Lyon out to control Steers, win Saturday
LYON-TEXAS COLLEGE GAME NOTESTYLER, Texas – The Lyon College football team has struggled during its first season of intercollegiate competition. Despite battling to the final play before losing a pair of games earlier this season, the Scots remain optimistic they can achieve a victory in 2015. They will be in Tyler, Texas, on Saturday to battle Texas College, another struggling squad from the Central States Football League.The contest, which kicks off at 2 p.m. at Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium, will air (audio) on KZLE-FM Radio (93.1) and on the station's website (see below), with "Big Daddy" Randy Alan and Mark Lamberth bringing the live action. There will be no live stats or live video of the game.FOLLOW THE GAMEFor live stats – NONE AVAILABLEFor live video – NONE AVAILABLEListen to the game FREE on KZLE-FM (93.1) – CLICK HERE


[Men's Basketball] Lyon downs Bacone to open regular season
MUSKOGEE, Okla. – Riley Jenkins (SR/Norwood, Mo.) led the Scots with 34 points including 9-of-18 from three-point range as the Lyon men's basketball team defeated Bacone (Okla.) 75-61 Tuesday evening. The win comes after Lyon opened 2015-16 with a 77-69 exhibition loss Saturday against NCAA Division I University of Central Arkansas. It was the second straight season the team has won its regular season opener.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDLyon moves to 1-0 overall to begin the regular season. Bacone is still winless, dropping to 0-3 on the year.


[Men's Basketball] Scots picked to finish 6th in AMC
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The American Midwest Conference office released the conference preseason poll for the 2015-16 men's basketball season Tuesday and the Lyon men's basketball team is picked to finish sixth out of the 12 total teams. The Scots return five total players including two who redshirted during last season.Lyon returns Riley Jenkins (SR/Norwood, Mo.), Jamie Jones (SR/Herrin, Ill.) and Brock Widders (JR/Alma, Ark.) who were key components in the Scots 16-15 finish a year ago. Cole Crabtree (FR/Newark, Ark.) and Cody Faulkner (FR/Salem, Ark.) red-shirted last season and will look to make contributions this season.


[Women's Basketball] 17th-ranked Lyon women picked 2nd in AMC
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – With a starting lineup of four returners from a year ago, the 17th-ranked Lyon College Scots are picked to finish second in the 2015-16 American Midwest Conference chase behind No. 2-ranked Freed-Hardeman University in the AMC  Preseason Coaches' Poll, the league office has announced.While FHU is coming off a 35-2 mark from a year ago and is the defending conference champion, the Scots posted a 27-7 last season and return 82% of their scoring and 68.2% of their rebounding from a year ago.Returning to the Lyon starting lineup is Carina Jackson (SR/Sao Paulo, Brazil) (13.2 ppg., 3.4 rpg.), Taylor Gaedtke (SR/Keller, Tex.) (11.6 ppg., 6.2 rpg.), Jamie Jackson (JR/Beebe, Ark.) (11.2 ppg., 5.6 rpg.), and Elliott Taylor (10.2 ppg., 4.5 rpg.), as the Scots look to capture their second AMC title in four years.


[Women's Soccer] Lyon and MBU meet in AMC Tournament Quarterfinals
Game NotesBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon women's soccer team (11-5-2, 8-2-2 American Midwest Conference) faces Missouri Baptist for the second straight week on Friday. This time, it's in the AMC Tournament quarterfinals where the winner will move on to the semifinal round on Monday.  Follow the Game For live stats – CLICK HEREFor live video/audio ($7.95) – CLICK HERE


[Scots] Lyon to induct five into Athletics Hall of Fame
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Four former Lyon College athletes and a Kilted Army member who has given countless hours and donations to the college will be honored on Saturday, November 14, when Julie Church, Michael Hagan, Philip May, Paula (Johnson) Meacham, and Dennis Gillam are inducted into the Lyon Athletics Hall of Fame. Gillam will be honored with the William Carl Garner Service Award. The five additions will bring the number of members in the exclusive Hall to 125.The banquet will take place at 6:30 p.m. in the Patterson Dining Hall of Edwards Commons on the Lyon campus. A reception begins at 5 p.m.


[Women's Basketball] Scots fall to Lady Bears in exhibition opener
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A cold-shooting second half, combined with Missouri State University's ability to warm up and work the ball in the paint Monday afternoon, enabled the NCAA Division I Lady Bears to claim a 92-45 exhibition win over Lyon College in JQH Arena.Missouri State, which finished the game with 46 points in the paint and 31 points off 24 Lyon turnovers, was able to pull away in the final two quarters, outscoring the Scots 29-17 and 26-7, respectively, to claim the win.


[Men's Wrestling] Miller, Hyde rise up at Oklahoma City Open
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Five different Lyon College men's wrestlers were able to pick up multiple victories Sunday at the Oklahoma City University Open, with Dustin Miller (SO/Escondido, Calif.) and Andrew Hyde (FR/Rockwall, Texas) advancing to the consolation semifinals before being eliminated.While Miller and Hyde both posted 3-2 records on the day, Christopher Marson (FR/Denham Spring, La.), Bryson Douglas (FR/Arlington, Texas) and Armon Mansouri each recorded two wins each, finishing the one-day tournament with 2-2 marks.The Scots will return to the mat Saturday, competing in the Hatcher Duals at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.   


[Men's Basketball] Lyon travels to Bacone Tuesday evening
BATESVILLE, Ark. – After opening the season against NCAA Division I University of Central Arkansas Saturday, the Lyon men's basketball team takes a road trip to Bacone College (Okla.) Tuesday. Tipoff is set for 6:30 p.m., at the Palmer Center.Follow the Game NO LIVE COVERAGE AVAILABLE


[Women's Soccer] Lyon draws with Missouri Baptist, 0-0 2 OT
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Lyon women's soccer team tied Missouri Baptist 0-0 in double overtime Saturday afternoon at Christian Brothers College High School Stadium. It was the second draw of the season for the Scots after the team tied Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) 0-0 on Oct. 19.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe tie brings Lyon's record to 11-5-2 overall and 8-2-2 in AMC play. Missouri Baptist is now 7-9-2 overall and 7-3-2 in the AMC.


[Volleyball] Scots fall 3-1 to OBU on Senior Night
BATESVILLE, Ark. – In an emotional night as the Lyon volleyball team hosted its annual senior night, the Scots fell 3-1 to NCAA Division II Ouachita Baptist (Ark.) inside Becknell Gymnasium. It was the first time since 2010 the Scots have grabbed at least one set from the Tigers. Emily Sprick (SR/Little Rock, Ark.), Kaitlyn Craine (SR/Springdale, Ark.), Emily Penrose (SR/La Habra, Calif.), Makenzie Sharp (SR/Siloam Springs, Ark.) and Jordan Fleitman (SR/Lindsay, Tex.) were all honored for their contributions throughout their Lyon careers before the match.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDLyon falls to 16-15 overall. Ouachita Baptist is now 13-9 overall.


[Men's Soccer] Scots drop regular season finale to MBU
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Missouri Baptist Spartans needed a victory over 22nd-ranked Lyon College to advance to the AMC Postseason Men's Soccer Tournament next week, and received the needed late push in the second half Saturday afternoon, knocking off the Scots, 2-1, at CBC High School in both teams' regular season finale.Despite the loss, and having its four-game winning streak snapped, Lyon earned the undisputed No. 2-seed in the upcoming American Midwest Conference Tournament, because (RV) Park University (9-3-2, 7-3-1 AMC) lost to Lindenwood University-Belleville (11-7, 7-4 AMC), 1-0, as the Pirates captured third. The Lynx earned the fourth seed.No. 12-ranked Columbia College (16-2, 11-0 AMC) claimed the regular season championship and the league's first automatic bid to the NAIA Men's Soccer National Tournament. The Cougars will own the No. 1 seed in the conference tourney.


[Football] Lions use speed to down Scots, 48-14
CSFL STANDINGSBATESVILLE, Ark. – Countering Langston University's team speed was too much to overcome for the Lyon College football team Saturday afternoon, as the Lions outgained the Scots 537-252 for a 48-14 Central States Football League victory Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Stadium.The victory kept the CSFL title hopes alive for Lion (5-3, 3-1 CSFL), who are the defending champs. Second-year program and first-year conference member Arizona Christian University (5-3, 5-0 CSFL) knocked off Southwest Assemblies of God University, 61-30, on Saturday to secure at least a share of the title. The Firestorm can claim their first undisputed title with a win over Bacone College (2-7, 2-2 CSFL) next Saturday, or a Langston loss to either Wayland Baptist (3-5, 1-3 CSFL) or Texas College (1-7, 1-3 CSFL) in the final two weeks.Lyon turned a pair of Langston turnovers into 14 points on the day, but the Lions used drives of 41, 33, 94, 61, 61, 30, 76, and 55 to claim the win.


[Men's Basketball] Scots play well, fall 77-69 to UCA
CONWAY, Ark. – The Lyon college men's basketball team opened the 2015-16 season with an exhibition against NCAA Division I University of Central Arkansas Saturday afternoon. The Scots battled the entire way, but came up short to the Bears, 77-69. Both teams were merely close in field goal percentage with the Scots shooting 43.6 percent and UCA recording a 44.2 percentage.  BY THE NUMBERS19 – Riley Jenkins (SR/Norwood, Mo.) led Lyon with 19 points scored. He also had three three-pointers and was 4-of-4 from the charity stripe.16 – Joe Burt (JR/St. Cloud, Minn.) was second on the team with 16 points.8 – Burt also led the team with eight rebounds in the game.6 – John Nekonchuk (FR/Conway, Ark.) was one of three Scots to go perfect from the free throw line shooting 6-of-6 and posting six rebounds.73.5 – Lyon held Central Arkansas to 73.5 percent from the free throw line. The Bears went 36-of-49.


[Volleyball] Sprick notches 3,000 career assists in 3-1 win
BATESVILLE, Ark. – For the annual 'Pink Out' match, history was made in Becknell Gymnasium as Emily Sprick (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) went over the 3,000 assist mark in her four year career.  The Lyon volleyball team defeated Crowley's Ridge College (Ark.) 3-1 (25-14, 23-25, 25-14, 25-10) Thursday evening to win its third match in a row.The Scots also raised $643 for the Independence County United Way in support of cancer awareness.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDLyon's run continues as they have won nine of their last 10 matches. The Scots hold a 16-13 overall record, as Crowley's Ridge falls to 8-14.


[Women's Soccer] Lyon faces MO Baptist in final regular season match
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon women's soccer team (11-5-1, 8-2-1 American Midwest Conference) faces Missouri Baptist in the final regular season match of the season Saturday at Christian Brothers College High School Stadium. The Scots currently sit in third place in the AMC and could move up further with a win. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.Follow the Game For live stats – CLICK HEREFor FREE live video/audio – CLICK HERE 


[Volleyball] Scots get swept 3-0 by WBC
WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – As the Lyon volleyball team returned to American Midwest Conference play, the Scots were swept 3-0 (16-25, 8-25, 14-25) by a tough Williams Baptist College team, despite 17 assists from Emily Sprick (SR/Little Rock, Ark.). The loss snapped a three-match win streak for Lyon.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDLyon's win streak came to an end as the Scots hold a 16-14 overall record and 5-5 mark in the AMC. Williams Baptist moves to 17-12 overall and 6-4 in AMC play.


[Football] Scots look to play role of spoiler vs. LU Saturday
LYON-LANGSTON GAME NOTESBATESVILLE, Ark. – After losing their previous two home games on the final play from scrimmage, the Lyon College football team hopes that it can slow down the speed of Langston University Saturday afternoon and spook the Lions on Halloween, when the Scots get back into Central States Football Conference action, hosting LU at Pioneer Stadium.The contest, which kicks off at 2 p.m., will air (audio) on KZLE-FM Radio (93.1) and on the station's website (see below), with "Big Daddy" Randy Alan and Mark Lamberth bringing the live action. The game will also be streamed live on the Scots Digital Network (see link below) for $9.95. Tickets will go on sale when gates open at 12:30 a.m. Adult admission is $5, with children six and under admitted free.FOLLOW THE GAMEFor FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor pay-per-view video/audio on Scots Digital Network ($9.95) – CLICK HEREListen to the game FREE on KZLE-FM (93.1) – CLICK HERE


[Men's Soccer] Miller claims fourth AMC Defensive POW honor
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Lyon College goalkeeper Logan Miller (SR/Quincy, Ill.) continues to do his part in keeping the nationally-ranked Scot men's soccer team in the running for a possible berth in the NAIA Men's Soccer National Tournament for the first-time ever. Miller earned his tenth and 11th shutouts of the season last week, and was named the American Midwest Conference Defensive Player of the Week for games played on October 19-25, the league announced Monday.Miller posted 13 saves in two matches, increasing his season total to 66, as he lowered his goals-against average to 0.24, and raising his save percentage to 0.957. His goals-against average leads the nation. His 12 shutouts are a program and AMC best and his 5.08 saves per game are second in the conference. Miller has only allowed three goals this season. Lyon shut out Freed-Hardeman University, 1-0, and Lindenwood University-Belleville, 1-0, in double overtime, for the two wins this past week.


[Volleyball] Lyon hosts CRC for Pink Out Match
Game NotesBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College volleyball team (15-13) hosts Crowley's Ridge College (Ark.) Thursday evening at Becknell Gymnasium. The match is the annual Pink Out match for the Scots, as the team is selling Project Pink t-shirts in Edward Commons for $10 throughout the entire week. Raffle tickets can also be purchased through the second set of the match on Thursday night, with winners announced between the second and third sets. A prize will be awarded to the person who wears the best pink outfit. All proceeds go to the Independence County United Way Association.Follow the Game For live stats vs. Crowley's Ridge – CLICK HEREFor live video ($7.95) vs. Crowley's Ridge – CLICK HERE


[Women's Wrestling] Batiste leads Scots' effort at Cliff Keen event
LYON INDIVIDUAL DUAL RESULTSOKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Three Lyon College women wrestlers posted a combined 16-5 record this past weekend, while the team went 24-18 overall in events they competed in, and the Scots came away with a strong showing at the Cliff Keen Duals, held Friday and Saturday in Oklahoma City.Sophomore Alyssa Batiste (SO/Houston, Texas) (pictured below, right) posted an impressive 6-1 mark in the 136-pound weight class, while sophomores Jazmin Perez (SO/West Covina, Calif.) (116-lb. class) and Taylor Alva (SO/Houston, Texas) (130-lb. class) (pictured below, left) both finished with identical 5-2 records. Freshman Carolyn Sigler (FR/Antelope, Calif.) (191-lb. class) came away with a 4-3 mark, while sophomores Hannah DelAngel (143-lb. class) and Jessie Flynn (SO/Middleton, Calif.) (155-lb. class) were both 2-5 at the event.


[Football] Bowles honored by CSFL as Offensive POW
WEEK 9 CSFL REPORTWACO, Texas – For the second time this season, Lyon College running back Michael Bowles (JR/Earle, Ark.) (5-9, 220-lb.) has grabbed the attention of the Central States Football League. After carrying the pigskin a program-record 39 times for a whopping 185 yards Saturday afternoon, the junior tailback became the first Scot in history to break the 1,000-yard barrier and was named the CSFL's Offensive Player of the Week, the league office announced.Bowles was the workhorse of the Lyon offense in the Scots' 28-21 heartbreaking overtime loss to NCAA Division III Austin College (4-3). He topped his previous club record of carries (28), set back in the season opener against Tabor College. His 285 yards was just four yards short of snapping the record he set against Tabor (189). The two touchdowns he scored tied a single-game best for him.


[Football] Lyon football team joins forces with Project Pink
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College football team has joined forces with the United Way Project Pink program during Breast Cancer Awareness month in October.During Saturday's homecoming game at Pioneer Stadium against Austin College (1 p.m.), any Lyon player that is wearing pink will be indicating that he has raised money toward the fight against breast cancer and the Project Pink campaign.


[Men's Soccer] Scots look to clinch No. 2 seed in AMC
AMC MEN'S SOCCER STANDINGSBELLEVILLE, Ill. – Winners of five of their last six games, the 22rd-ranked Lyon College men's soccer team has already clinched a home game in the first round of the upcoming American Midwest Conference Postseason Tournament. The Scots will look to secure the No. 2-seed in the tourney Saturday when the Scots travel to Belleville, Ill. to battle Lindenwood University in a key league matchup. The game will get underway at 3:15 p.m. at the Lynx Soccer Field.FOLLOW THE GAMEFor FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor FREE live video/audio stream – CLICK HERE


[Women's Soccer] Lyon shuts out LU-Belleville 1-0
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – The Lyon women's soccer team posted its seventh shutout of the season as the Scots defeated Lindenwood University-Belleville (Ill.) 1-0 at Lynx Soccer Field Saturday afternoon. The Scots now sit a game ahead of William Woods (Mo.) for third place in the American Midwest Conference.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe win gives Lyon its 11th win of the season as they now sit at 11-5-1 overall and 8-2-1 in the AMC on the season. Lindenwood-Belleville drops to 9-7 overall and 7-3 in AMC play.


[Football] ?Roos escape with 28-21 OT win over Scots
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Tied 21-21 with NCAA Division III Austin College, and 5:47 remaining in the fourth quarter, Lyon College head coach Kirk Kelley put the ball in the hands of his 'money man,' as the Scots tried to move into field goal range with the time running down. Lyon drove 56 yards in 14 plays and used 5:47 of the clock, but a potential game-winning 45-yard field goal attempt by Osvaldo Espericueta (FR/Batesville, Ark.) was blocked as the clock ran out in the fourth quarter.The Kangaroos then used some trickery in overtime, faking a 38-yard field goal, which they turned into a 16-yard completion and a first down. Austin College turned that drive into a touchdown, which was the difference, as the 'Roos escaped with a 28-21 win at Pioneer Stadium Saturday afternoon.Overshadowed in the heartbreaking defeat was a huge accomplishment by Lyon junior running back Michael Bowles (JR/Earle, Ark.). He rushed for 185 yards and two touchdowns on a program-record 39 carries. He was just four yards short of the Lyon single-game rushing mark, which he set in the first week of the season. Bowles became the first Lyon player in history to go over 1,000 yards, as he now has 1,006 yards and six touchdowns on 206 carries. He is averaging 125.8 yards per game this season, which still has three contests remaining.


[Men's Soccer] Scots clinch No. 2 seed in AMC tourney with 1-0 win
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – The 22nd-ranked Lyon College men's soccer program will enjoy some home cooking for at least the first round of the upcoming American Midwest Conference Postseason Tournament. The Scots would also host a second-round contest if they win the tourney opener, after they blanked Lindenwood University-Belleville, 1-0, in double overtime Saturday afternoon at the Lynx Soccer Field.The victory clinches the second seed in the tourney, behind 15th-ranked Columbia College (15-2, 10-0 AMC), which claimed the regular season title and the first automatic playoff bid from the conference. With a first-round tournament victory over the No. 7-seed on November 7 (1 p.m.), the Scots would host a second-round game on Nov. 10 (1 p.m.).Park University (9-2-2, 7-2-1 AMC) could tie the Scots for second place, but the Scots hold the tie-breaker with the head-to-head win (1-0) last Saturday.


[Volleyball] Scots persevere, close out PSC 3-2
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Emily Sprick (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) and Katarina Frickleton (JR/Bainbridge Island, Wash.) each posted career-highs with 49 assists and 21 kills, respectively, as the Lyon volleyball team defeated Philander-Smith College (Ark.) 3-2 (21-25, 25-21, 25-18, 22-25, 15-10) Wednesday evening at Becknell Gymnasium. WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDLyon has now won eight of their last nine matches to improve to 14-13 on the season. Philander-Smith drops to 11-15 overall on the year.


[Volleyball] Scots split ATU Tri-Match
RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon volleyball team earned its sixth win in a row defeating Central Baptist College (Ark.) 3-1 (25-18, 25-27, 25-12, 25-15), but slipped 3-0 (19-25, 11-25, 17-25) to NCAA Division II Arkansas Tech University in the ATU Tri-Match Tuesday evening. Before the loss to the Golden Suns, the six straight wins for the Scots was the longest of the season.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDLyon stays still at .500 with a 13-13 overall record on the season. Central Baptist drops to 6-24, while Arkansas Tech is now 17-5 on the year.


[Men's Basketball] Lyon Men?s Basketball Season Preview
2015-16 Men's Basketball Roster      2015-16 Men's Basketball Schedule        2015-16 Men's Basketball ProspectusBATESVILLE, Ark. – As Lyon men's basketball head coach Chad Tapp enters his third season at the helm of the team, a new group of players lie ahead in looking to build on the previous one. In 2014-15, Tapp led Lyon to a second-straight 16-15 overall record, while finishing 12-10 in the American Midwest Conference. It was also the second straight winning season for the Scots since the 2005-06 season.When Tapp first arrived at Lyon, he had a system in place. The real question looming was could his players 'buy in' to his formula.


[Scots] Lyon Athletics Service Day
2015 Lyon Athletics Service DayBATESVILLE, Ark. – While there were now classes at Lyon College Tuesday, all 12 of the Scots athletic teams decided to help around the Batesville community by completing different service projects in a community-wide service day event.The football team helped paint around and put together fences at the Child Pediatric Clinic, while the women's soccer and softball teams participated in Special Olympics at the North Complex. The men's basketball team and baseball team each read and played with kids at Southside Elementary and Sulphur Rock Elementary school. The men's soccer team cleaned up around Downtown Main Street.


[Volleyball] Game Notes: Lyon set for ATU Tri-Match
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College volleyball team (12-12, 4-4 AMC) brings a five match winning streak to NCAA Division II Arkansas Tech University's Tri-Match Tuesday evening. They will try to bring their record above .500 as they face Central Baptist College (Ark.) for the second straight time at 5 p.m., before taking on Arkansas Tech at 7 p.m. Both matches will be played at Tucker Coliseum in Russellville, Ark.Follow the Game For live stats vs.Central Baptist - CLICK HEREFor live stats vs. Arkansas Tech – CLICK HEREFor FREE live video for both matches – CLICK HERE


[Men's Soccer] Scots try to take over second place in AMC
HENDERSON, Tenn. – The 23rd-ranked Lyon College men's soccer team will try to take over sole possession of second place in the American Midwest Conference race tonight when the Scots travel to Henderson, Tennessee to battle Freed-Hardeman. The contest will get underway at 7 p.m. at the Josh Riley Soccer Complex.FOLLOW THE GAMEFor FREE live stats – CLICK HERELive Video Stream – NONEIn control of their own destinyThe Scots are in control of their own destiny if they want to capture the No. 2-seed in the upcoming AMC Postseason Tournament (Nov. 7, 10 & 13). Lyon is currently 11-1-1 on the season and tied with 15th-ranked Park University (8-2-2, 6-2-1 AMC) for second place in the conference standings. While the Scots have three games remaining in the regular season, Park has just two left. Teams receive three points for a win and one point for a tie during AMC play. With three wins, Lyon can finish with a possible 28 points, while the most the Pirates can earn in 25.


[Women's Soccer] Lyon and FHU battle to 0-0 draw in 2 OT
HENDERSON, Tenn. – The Lyon women's soccer team had plenty of chances to rack up a goal, but failed to connect, as the Scots and Freed-Hardeman University (Tenn.) battled to a 0-0 double overtime draw Monday evening. Between the two teams 31 total shots were taken in the contest.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe tie gives Lyon a 10-5-1 overall record and 7-2-1 mark in the AMC on the season. Freed-Hardeman is now 7-4-2 overall and 4-3-2 in AMC play.


[Women's Wrestling] Batiste leads Scots with 3rd-place finish at Emmanuel
FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – Three Lyon sophomores began the 2015 season on high notes, as Alyssa Batiste (SO/Houston, Texas) placed third, while Jazmin Perez (SO/West Covina, Calif.) and Taylor Alva (SO/Houston, Texas) (pictured at right) both grabbed fourth-place finishes at the Emmanuel College Invitational Sunday.ALYSSA BATISTEBatiste scored 17.5 points in the 136-lb. weight class, posting a 3-1 record at the event. In the quarterfinal round, she knocked off Sophie Gorman of Life University, with a fall in 2:46. She then dropped a 12-0 technical fall to Jessi Kee of King University in the semifinals.Batiste responded with a pair of wins, knocking off Zoe Wight of Life, with a 13-2 win in the consolation semifinals, and then defeating Kasey Kruczek of Campbellsville University, with a fall victory in 5:18.


[Men's Soccer] Miller claims third AMC defensive POW honor
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – For the third time this season, Lyon College senior Logan Miller (SR/Quincy, Ill.) grabbed the attention of the American Midwest Conference when he was named the AMC Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week, for games played between October 12-18.Miller, who is the No. 2 player in the nation in goals allowed per game (0.260), posted his ninth shutout of the season in 11 starts on Saturday, when he helped the Scots knock off 15th-ranked Park University, 1-0, to move Lyon into a second-place tie with the Pirates in the AMC.


[Men's Soccer] Scots post team-record 12th shutout, 1-0
HENDERSON, Tenn. – The Lyon College men's soccer team went on the road and recorded its fifth 1-0 victory of the season Monday night, posting a program-record 12th shutout of 2015, when the Scots visited the Josh Riley Soccer Complex and came away with a victory.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDIt was another crucial victory for the Scots (7-1-1 AMC), as they took over sole possession of second place in the American Midwest Conference race, improving to 12-1-1 on the year with their third straight victory. It was also the seventh time in eight games that the Scots have shut out an opponent.With two regular season games remaining for Lyon, the Scots control their own destiny for securing the No. 2 seed for the upcoming AMC Postseason Tournament, which begins on November 7. Lyon has 22 points (three points for each win and a point for each tie) in the conference and 15th-ranked Park (8-2-2) is three points behind with a 6-2-1 league record.


[Women's Soccer] Game Notes: Lyon travels to FHU Monday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – After a back and forth battle with (RV) Park University (Mo.) resulting in a 4-3 win on Saturday, the Lyon women's soccer team (10-5, 7-2 AMC) travels to Freed-Hardeman University (Tenn.) Monday. The match is part of a three-game road trip to close out the regular season. Kickoff is set for 5 p.m at Josh Riley Soccer Complex.Follow the Game For FREE live stats – CLICK HERE


[Football] Turnovers hurt Scots in 70-18 loss to ACU
LYON-ACU PHOTO GALLERYPHOENIX, Ariz. – The Lyon College Scots rolled up 370 yards of offense Saturday night at Victory Stadium, but six turnovers stopped key drives time and time again, as Arizona Christian University jumped out to a 35-13 halftime lead and cruised to a 70-18 win over the Scots Saturday night.The Firestorm's third straight victory vaulted the second-year program into sole possession of first place in the Central States Football League standings. Arizona Christian (3-3, 3-0 CSFL) now own a one-game lead in the conference after Langston University (3-3, 1-1 CSFL) knocked off (RV) Southwest Assemblies of God (5-2, 2-1 CSFL), 23-20.


[Men's Soccer] Scots battle Park in NAIA Game of Week
LYON-PARK GAME NOTESBATESVILLE, Ark. – The logjam at the top of the American Midwest Conference won't move much this week, but could show signs of breaking apart on Saturday when 23rd-ranked Lyon College hosts 15th-ranked Park University in a key league matchup at J. Marshall Huser Field at 3 p.m.The final two unbeaten conference teams – Park (8-1-2, 6-1-1 AMC) and No. 21-ranked Columbia College (12-2, 7-0 AMC) – squared off Wednesday night in a game that could go a long way in deciding the regular-season champion. The Cougars outlasted the Pirates, 1-0, in overtime, to take a two-point lead in the conference standings (teams receive three points for a league win and one point for a tie).Wednesday's win by Columbia means Lyon (10-1-1, 5-1-1 AMC) can move into a second-place tie with Park with a victory over the Pirates Saturday and stay within striking distance of the Cougars. A loss to Park would give the Pirates a six-point lead over the Scots in the standings. Lyon has three conference games remaining after Saturday, all on the road.FOLLOW THE GAMEFor FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor PPV live video/audio of contest – CLICK HERE   (Cost to watch game - $7.95)


[Men's Soccer] Scots rock 15th-ranked Park late, 1-0
BATESVILLE, Ark. – In what can only be described as the "Battle of the Titans," the Lyon College men's soccer team won on a goal by sophomore Jeremy Porter (SO/Hot Springs, Ark.) with 16.6 seconds remaining in regulation, as the 23rd-ranked Scots claimed a vital 1-0 victory over No. 15 Park University at J. Marshall Huser Field in an American Midwest Conference matchup. The contest was the AMC Game of the Week and the NAIA Men's Soccer Game of the Week.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe victory not only kept Lyon (11-1-1, 6-1-1 AMC) just eight points behind front-runner and 21st-ranked Columbia College (14-2, 9-0 AMC) in the conference chase, but moved the Scots into a second-place tie with Park (8-2-2, 6-2-1 AMC) as the Cougars, Scots and Pirates continue to battle for the regular season title and the top seeds in the upcoming AMC Men's Soccer Postseason Tournament. Because of its win over Park, Lyon now holds the tie-breaker with the Pirates, should the two squads finish the regular season tie for the second seed.


[Women's Soccer] Scots defeat Park (Mo.) 4-3 on Senior Day
BATESVILLE, Ark. – In a game where nine seniors were honored for the Lyon women's soccer team, the Scots wanted to come out and make a statement as to how they've been able to achieve recent success. Anna Waldman (SR/Mendocino, Calif.), Monica Ayala (SR/Bogota, Colombia) and Mikaela Buckley (JR/South Lake Tahoe, Calif.) provided the spark as each scored a goal to help lead the team to a 4-3 win over (RV) Park (Mo.) Saturday afternoon. The Scots also scored on an own goal from the Pirates.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe win gives Lyon its 10th win of the season to move them to 10-5 overall and 7-2 in the AMC on the season. Park is now 10-4 overall and 8-2 in AMC play.


[Volleyball] Scots claim 3-1 win over CBC for fifth-straight
CONWAY, Ark. – After falling short in the first set, the Lyon volleyball team won its fifth straight match of the season on Saturday by sweeping the next three sets over Central Baptist (Ark.). The Scots won 3-1 (24-26, 25-18, 25-16, 25-19) behind Katarina Frickleton (JR/Bainbridge Island, Wash.)'s season high 17 kills.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDLyon now moves back to .500 at 12-12 overall on the season. Central Baptist drops to 6-22 on the year.


[Women's Soccer] Game Notes: Lyon hosts Park Saturday
Game NotesBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon women's soccer team (9-5, 6-2 AMC) hosts Park (Mo.), who is receiving votes in the NAIA Women's Soccer Top 25 Poll, on Saturday. The conference contest also marks Senior Day for the Scots as nine seniors on the team will be recognized prior to the match. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m at J. Marshall Huser Field.Follow the Game For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor live audio/video ($7.95) – CLICK HERE


[Volleyball] Lyon travels to Central Baptist Saturday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College volleyball team (11-12, 4-4 AMC) travels to Conway, Ark., to take on Central Baptist College (Ark.) Saturday afternoon. The match is tabbed as a non-conference match and begins at 1 p.m.NO LIVE COVERAGE AVAILABLE


[Volleyball] Scots defeat JBU for second straight time
SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark. – The Lyon volleyball team put a close to the season series with John Brown University (Ark.) Thursday evening with a 3-1 victory. The Scots overall performance led to having four different players record double-digit kills and digs. The win was also the second straight against the Golden Eagles, and fourth straight victory of the season.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDLyon now stands at 11-12 overall on the season.  John Brown drops to 16-8 overall on the year. 


[Women's Wrestling] Lyon women?s wrestling season preview
LYON SCHEDULE  |  LYON ROSTERBATESVILLE, Ark. – Not many wrestling programs can boast an All-American the first year. So when the Lyon College program had two competitors earn the status a year ago, it had solid ground to build upon.First-year Scot head coach Tom Erikson is excited about his young team that enters the second season of the program this weekend. The Scots prepare to open the season on Sunday in Franklin Springs, Ga., participating in the Emmanuel College Tournament.The Scots were scheduled to open the schedule on Friday at home against Emmanuel, but the Lions pulled out of the event. Instead, the Lyon women and men's wrestling programs will host their first "Takedown Breast Cancer" event, holding intrasquad matches, beginning at 6 p.m. on the Lyon College tennis courts. Admission is free and fans are urged to wear pink to show their support in the fight against breast cancer.


[Football] CSFL newcomers battle Saturday in Arizona
LYON-ARIZONA CHRISTIAN GAME NOTESPHOENIX, Arizona – A pair of upstart football programs who are the newest members of the Central States Football League will tangle on Saturday night, when the Lyon College Scots travel 1,400 miles west to Phoenix to take on Arizona Christian University at 9 p.m. CST at Victory Field, located on the campus of Shadow Mountain High School.The contest, which will be the first-ever meeting between the two programs, will be streamed (video/audio) live Arizona Christian's Stretch portal (see link below). The game will also be streamed (audio) by Batesville's KZLE-FM Radio (93.1) on the station's website (see below), with "Big Daddy" Randy Alan and Mark Lamberth bringing the live action.FOLLOW THE GAMEFor FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor FREE video/audio on the ACU Stretch Live Network – CLICK HEREListen to the game FREE on KZLE-FM (93.1) – CLICK HERE


[Volleyball] Lyon faces JBU on the road Thursday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College volleyball team (10-12) make a trip to John Brown University (Ark.) Thursday evening. This is the second time this season the two teams face each other. First serve is set for 6 p.m., at Bill George Arena.Follow the Game For FREE live video/audio – CLICK HEREFor live stats – CLICK HERE


[Women's Soccer] Scots rebound, win 5-0 over SLCOP
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Jessica Souza (SO/Cabot, Ark.) recorded her second hat trick of the season and the Lyon women's soccer team defeated St. Louis College of Pharmacy (Mo.) Tuesday afternoon at J. Marshall Huser Field. The Scots have now won eight of their last nine matches.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe win boosts Lyon to 9-5 overall and 6-2 in the AMC on the season. St. Louis College of Pharmacy is now 2-10 overall and 0-8 in AMC play.


[Golf] Men place Ninth at FHU, Katherine Bartley takes 20th
COVINGTON, Tenn. – The Lyon men's golf team finished in ninth place at the Freed-Hardeman University (Tenn.) Fall Invitational Tuesday, while Katherine Bartley (JR/Vilonia, Ark.) led the women's team with a 20th place finish after carding an 89 in the second round for a total score of 181. The men recorded a tournament score of 656 among nine teams.In the men's division, Columbia (Mo.) led the field with a score of 607 and Lindenwood-Belleville (Ill.) finished second scoring a 608. Central Baptist (Ark.) placed third with a score of 611, while Freed-Hardeman placed fourth scoring a 617. Martin Methodist (Tenn.) carded a 643 to finish fifth, while Lindenwood-Belleville "B" stayed still in sixth place with a score of 644. Blue Mountain (Va.) jumped up two spots to seventh place carding a 646 and Union (Tenn.) placed eighth recording a 649.  


[Men's Soccer] Lyon steamrolls Eutectics, 7-0, with second-half surge
BATESVILLE, Ark. – In the first contest after dropping its initial game of the season, the 23rd-ranked Lyon men's soccer team started off sluggish, then exploded with seven second-half goals – the first four coming in the first 7:10 of the second half – in a 7-0 victory over St. Louis College of Pharmacy Tuesday afternoon at J. Marshall Huser Field.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe Scots (10-1-1, 5-1-1 AMC) stayed within striking distance of 15th-ranked Park University and 21st-ranked Columbia College, who both moved up in the latest NAIA Men's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 Poll, which came out Tuesday afternoon. The American Midwest Conference-leading Pirates (8-0-2, 6-0-1 AMC) are unbeaten on the season, while the Cougars (11-2, 6-0 AMC) are still perfect in league play. Park visits Columbia Wednesday at 7 p.m. in a key matchup.St. Louis College of Pharmacy dropped to 0-8-1 on the year and 0-7 in AMC action.


[Volleyball] Lyon cruises to 3-1 win over CRC
PARAGOULD, Ark. – The Lyon volleyball team posted nine total blocks and cruised to a 3-1 win over Crowley's Ridge College (Ark.) Tuesday evening. Katarina Frickleton (JR/Bainbridge Island, Wash.) also led the team with 16 kills on the night.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe win brings Lyon to 10-12 overall on the season.  Crowley's Ridge drops to 5-9 overall on the year.


[Men's Soccer] Scots try to rebound vs. Eutectics at home
LYON-SLCOP GAME NOTES (PDF)BATESVILLE, Ark. – Coming off their first setback of 2015, the 10th-ranked Lyon College men's soccer team has to rebound in a hurry in order to stay in the fight for the American Midwest Conference title chase. The Scots, who find themselves tied for third place, will be at home on Tuesday afternoon to take on winless St. Louis College of Pharmacy.The league matchup will be the second half of a women-men doubleheader at J. Marshall Huser Field and get underway at 3 p.m.FOLLOW THE GAMEFor FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor PPV live video/audio of contest – CLICK HERE   (Cost to watch game - $7.95)


[Women's Soccer] Game Notes: Lyon hosts SLCOP Tuesday
Game NotesBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon women's soccer team (8-5, 5-2 AMC) returns to J. Marshall Huser Field Tuesday as they host St. Louis College of Pharmacy (Mo.). Kickoff for the match is set for 1 p.m.Follow the Game For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor live audio/video ($7.95) – CLICK HERE


[Volleyball] Lyon travels to Crowley?s Ridge Tuesday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College volleyball team (9-12) travels to Crowley's Ridge College (Ark.) Tuesday evening. The Pioneers are a member of the National Christian College Athletic Association. First serve for the match is scheduled for 6 p.m.NO LIVE COVERAGE AVAILABLE


[Golf] FHU Invitational: Men in Eighth, Katherine Bartley in 19th
COVINGTON, Tenn. – After the first round of the Freed-Hardeman University Fall Invitational, the Lyon men's golf team sits in eighth place, while Katherine Bartley (JR/Vilonia, Ark.) leads the women's team sitting in tied for 19th place after carding a 20-over par 92. The men recorded a first round score of 330 among nine teams.In the men's division, Central Baptist (Ark.) leads the field with a score of 303 and Columbia (Mo.) is in second scoring a 307 on the first day. Lindenwood-Belleville (Ill.) sits in third with a score of 313, while host Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) carded a 317 and is in fourth place. Martin Methodist (Tenn.) carded a 320 and sits in fifth place, while Lindenwood-Belleville "B" is in sixth place with a score of 322. Union (Tenn.) is in seventh place carding a 329 and Blue Mountain (Va.) rounds out the field with a score of 336.


[Men's Soccer] MSOC Notes: Lyon in key AMC matchup Saturday
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The 10th-ranked Lyon College men's soccer team will face its toughest, and most important, stretch of the season thus far in the next three games. It all begins Saturday when the Scots travel to Columbia, Mo. to square off against a Columbia College squad that is receiving votes for the NAIA Men's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 poll.The contest is the first game of a men-women American Midwest Conference doubleheader. The men get underway at 12-noon, with the women to follow.   FOLLOW THE GAMEFor FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor FREE live video/audio – CLICK HERE


[Volleyball] Lyon sweeps Day 2 at HLGU Invite
HANNIBAL, Mo. – The Lyon College volleyball team rebounded from day one of the Hannibal-LaGrange University (Mo.) Invitational, with two wins on Saturday against HLGU and Trinity International University (Ill.). The Scots swept HLGU 3-0 (25-14, 25-20, 26-24), and defeated TIU 3-1 (25-18, 25-19, 24-26, 25-19).WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe wins brings Lyon College record to 9-12 overall and 4-4 in AMC play on the season.  Hannibal-LaGrange falls to 3-14 overall and 1-5 in the AMC. Trinity International falls to 1-9 overall.


[Men's Soccer] No. 10 Lyon falls short against Columbia
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The 10th-ranked Lyon men's soccer team suffered its first loss of the season falling 1-0 to (RV) Columbia (Mo.) Saturday afternoon at R. Marvin Owens Field.The Scots had to play without two of their key players as Jonathan Ray (SR/Durham, NC) and Tucker Johnston (FR/Fort Smith, Ark.) were each suspended for the match. Ray was hit with two yellow cards against William Woods (Mo.), while Johnston was the victim of a red card in the same match.The lone goal of the match came in the 30th minute by the Cougars' Mitchell Conning. Conning scored after he received a pass from Vadim Cojocov. 


[Women's Soccer] Scots winning streak ends against Columbia
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Lyon women's soccer team's winning streak came to an end Saturday as the Scots were shutout 4-0 by Columbia (Mo.) in the NAIA Network Women's Soccer Match of the Week.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe loss drops Lyon to 8-5 overall and 5-2 in the AMC on the season. Columbia is now 10-3 overall and an undefeated 7-0 in AMC play.


[Football] Lyon offense struggles in 47-7 loss to SAGU
WAXAHACHIE, Texas – Southwest Assemblies of God turned two Lyon College turnovers into 14 of the Lions' 20 first-half points Saturday afternoon as the Lions were able to slow down the Scots and take a 47-7 victory here at Stuart B. Lumpkins Stadium.The Scots (0-6, 0-2 CSFL), who set a program record for offensive yards a week ago when they produced 427 yards in a 37-35 setback to Bacone College, could never get on track against the Lions, and were limited to a season-low 181 yards and only 3.2 yards per play.Lyon's defense hung tough most of the afternoon in 'bend-but-don't-break' situations, keeping the Scots in the contest into the third quarter and held SAGU to field goals on four of its drives. The Lions finished with 482 yards, with a large portion of it coming in the second half after picking up 195 yards before the break.


[Volleyball] Game Notes: Lyon set for HLGU Invitational
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College volleyball team (7-10, 3-4 AMC) looks to turn its season around when they travel to Hannibal-LaGrange University (Mo.) for the HLGU Invitational. The Scots open the weekend with a match against Lincoln Christian (Ill.) Friday at 5 p.m., followed by Central Methodist University (Mo.) at 7 p.m. Lyon then takes on HLGU and Trinity International University (Ill.) Saturday at 9 a.m., and 11 a.m., respectively.Follow the Game For FREE live stats vs. Hannibal-LaGrange on Saturday – CLICK HEREFor FREE live video vs. Hannibal-LaGrange on Saturday – CLICK HERE


[Women's Soccer] Lyon travels to Stephens Friday, Columbia Saturday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – As of recent, the Lyon College women's soccer team (7-4, 4-1 AMC) has been playing on a high note winning its last five contests. This weekend the Scots travel to Stephens College (Mo.) Friday, before taking on Columbia College (Mo.) Saturday in the NAIA Network Women's Soccer Match of the Week. Kickoff for Friday's match is at 5 p.m., while Saturday features a start time of 2:30 p.m.The 2015 season marks the first year for the NAIANetwork.com Women's Soccer Game of the Week, presented by Stretch Internet. This contest is selected by the national office and highlights member schools that utilize live video-streaming with Stretch Internet. The NAIA Network – at www.NAIANetwork.com – is the official video-streaming portal of the NAIA. Stretch Internet is the official video-streaming provider of the NAIA. A leader in the college video-streaming industry, Stretch Internet currently has 55% of NAIA schools using their service.Follow the Game For FREE live stats vs. Stephens – CLICK HEREFor FREE live audio/video vs. Stephens – CLICK HEREFor FREE live stats vs. Columbia – CLICK HEREFor FREE live audio/video vs. Columbia – CLICK HERE


[Football] Scots look to bounce back vs. Lions on road
LYON-SAGU GAME NOTESWAXAHACHIE, Texas – After gaining some much-needed confidence by rallying from behind four times last week in a hard-fought 37-35 setback to Bacone College, the Lyon College Scots are setting their sights on knocking off Central States Football League front-runner Southwest Assemblies of God University Saturday in the Lions' homecoming game at Stuart B. Lumpkins Stadium.The contest, which kicks off at 2 p.m., will air (audio) on KZLE-FM Radio (93.1) and on the station's website (see below), with "Big Daddy" Randy Alan and Mark Lamberth bringing the live action. The game will also be streamed live on the SAGU Live Network (see link below) and can be viewed free.FOLLOW THE GAMEFor FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor FREE video/audio on the SAGU Live Network – CLICK HEREListen to the game FREE on KZLE-FM (93.1) – CLICK HERE


[Men's Soccer] Miller earns second AMC defensive honor
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Lyon College goalkeeper Logan Miller continues to dominate play in goal for the Scots. He posted two more shutouts during American Midwest Conference play last week, bringing his season total to eight, as he remained unbeaten on the year. For his outstanding play, Miller was named AMC Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week for the second time this season, the conference office announced Monday.Miller, a 6-0, senior from Quincy, Ill., improved his season record to 8-0-1 with shutout wins over Williams Baptist College (3-0) and William Woods University (1-0), as the Scots stayed undefeated on the year at 9-0-1. The Scots are currently 4-0-1 in league play and tied with Park University (6-0-2, 4-0-1 AMC) for second place in the AMC standings. The teams are just one-half game behind conference front-runner Columbia College (9-2, 5-0 AMC).


[Volleyball] Lyon hits the road against Harding Tuesday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College volleyball team travels to NCAA Division II affiliate Harding University (Ark.) Tuesday. This is the first road game for the Scots in six matches since Sept. 22. First serve is set for 6 p.m.Follow the Game For FREE live stats – CLICK HERENO LIVE VIDEO/AUDIO AVAILABLE


[Men's Soccer] Scots leap 6 spots to No. 10 in national poll
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Lyon College men's soccer team continues to climb the national rankings. After breaking into the NAIA Men's Soccer Coaches Top 25 Coaches' Poll two weeks ago at No. 18, the Scots improved two spots last week, and then leapfrogged six more spots to a No. 10 ranking in this week's poll.The ranking is the highest ever in the 14-year history of the program. The Scots have set program records for highest ranking in each of the last three weeks after going 154 weeks without being in the Top 25.Lyon is currently 9-0-1 on the season and one of only five unbeaten teams in the national poll. The other four squads include: seventh-ranked Corban (Ore.) (10-0-0); 13th-ranked Cumberland (Tenn.) (10-0-0); 16th-ranked Union (Ky.) (9-0-2); and 23rd-ranked Park University (6-0-2).


[Men's Soccer] Miller named National Defensive Player of Week
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – After corralling a pair of American Midwest Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors this season, Lyon College senior goalkeeper Logan Miller becomes the first Scot men's soccer player to capture National Player of the Week honors, when he accomplished the feat Tuesday, for games played September 29-October 4. The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) office made the announcement.Miller was named AMC Defensive Player of the Week on September 7 and October 5, and then turned that league honor into his first-ever national award. He posted two more shutouts during AMC play last week, bringing his season total to eight, as he remained unbeaten on the year.


[Volleyball] Lyon swept 3-0 by Harding (Ark.)
SEARCY, Ark. – Madison Sandborn (FR/Jonesboro, Ark.) posted 10 kills for the third time in five matches, but it wasn't enough as the Lyon College volleyball team was swept 3-0 (12-25, 19-25, 24-26) by NCAA Division II member Harding University (Ark.) Tuesday evening.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe loss brings Lyon College to 7-10 overall on the season.  Harding rises to 8-10 overall on the year.


[Men's Soccer] Lyon Notes: Scots on road to face WWU
FULTON, Mo. – With only one and one-half games separating the top five men's soccer teams in the American Midwest Conference, the 16th-ranked Lyon College Scots can't be satisfied with their unbeaten (8-0-1) season and conference (3-0-1) marks too long or they will slip considerably in the standings. Lyon will be in Fulton, Mo. on Saturday for a key road matchup with William Woods University. The contest, which is the second half of a women-men doubleheader, gets underway at 3 p.m.FOLLOW THE GAMEFor FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor FREE live video/audio – CLICK HERE


[Men's Soccer] Scots squeeze Owls for 9th shutout
FULTON, Mo. – The 16th-ranked Lyon men's soccer team remained unbeaten on the season Saturday afternoon, capturing a 1-0 victory in a crucial American Midwest Conference road contest against William Woods University.The win set a Lyon program record for shutouts in a season, as the Scots posted their ninth of 2015, with six games still remaining in the regular season. It was also the ninth shutout in their first 10 games. Senior Logan Miller (SR/Quincy, Ill.) (pictured below), the Lyon goalkeeper, posted his eighth shutout of the season already, finishing with eight saves, to give him 42 on the year. He has an impressive save percentage of .955.


[Women's Soccer] Alonzo?s goal in OT notches fifth straight win
FULTON, Mo. – The Lyon College women's soccer team and William Woods (Mo.) had to settle the match in overtime Saturday afternoon. Maria Alonzo (JR/Guatemala City, Guatemala) scored the eventual game winner two minutes into the overtime period as the Scots defeated the Owls 3-2 for their fifth straight win.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe win makes Lyon College 7-4 overall on the season, and 4-1 in the AMC. William Woods drops to 3-6-2 overall, and 1-3-1 in the AMC.


[Volleyball] Lyon falls 3-0 to No. 18 Park (Mo.)
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College volleyball team was swept 3-0 by No. 18 Park (Mo.) Friday evening at Becknell Gymnasium. Lyon totaled just 11 kills on the night.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe loss brings Lyon College to 7-9 overall and 3-4 in the AMC on the season.  Park rises to 13-5 overall and 4-0 in AMC play on the year.


[Football] Warriors trip Scots in thriller, 37-35
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Despite holding their first opponent scoreless in the third quarter, overcoming a 17-7 first-half deficit, posting two backs with 100 yards on the ground, and outgaining Bacone College in total offense, the Lyon College Scots couldn't pick up the first victory of the season, as the Warriors scored a touchdown as time expired Saturday afternoon to escape Pioneer Stadium with a thrilling 37-35 win.The victory snapped a 17-game losing streak for Bacone (1-4, 1-0 CSFL), marking the first win for the Warriors since the 2013 season. The Warriors are now tied for first place in the Central States Football League, along with Southwest Assemblies of God University (4-1, 1-0 CSFL) and Arizona Christian University (1-3, 1-0 CSFL).In other conference results on Saturday, the second-year Arizona Christian squad upset Wayland Baptist University (2-3, 0-1 CSFL), 36-24, and SAGU blew past Texas College (0-4, 0-1 CSFL), 49-10. Lyon dropped to 0-5, 0-1 in league play.


[Volleyball] Game Notes: Lyon hosts John Brown University Tuesday
Game NotesBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College volleyball team hosts John Brown (Ark.) Tuesday evening inside Becknell Gymnasium in a tough non-conference match. First serve is set for 6 p.m.Follow the Game For FREE live stats – CLICK HERENO LIVE VIDEO/AUDIO 


[Women's Soccer] Scots sprint past Williams Baptist
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College women's soccer team sprinted past Williams Baptist (Ark.) 7-1 Tuesday afternoon at J. Marshall Huser Field. Jessica Souza (SO/Cabot, Ark.) scored a hat trick, while Anna Waldman (SR/Mendocino, Calif.) added two more as part of the barrage. The Scots have now won four games in a row, including three against American Midwest Conference opponents.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe win makes Lyon College 6-4 overall on the season, and 3-1 in the AMC. Williams Baptist drops to 2-6 overall, and 0-4 in the AMC.


[Volleyball] Lyon defeats JBU in five set thriller
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Trailing 2-1, the Lyon College volleyball team battled back to defeat John Brown (Ark.) 3-2 (17-25, 25-15, 20-25, 25-19, 17-15) in a five set thriller at Becknell Gymnasium Tuesday evening.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe win brings Lyon College to .500 at 7-7 overall on the season.  John Brown falls to 12-6 overall on the year.


[Men's Soccer] Lyon records 8th shutout of season, tops WBC
BATESVILLE, Ark. – On the day when the Lyon College men's soccer team reached new heights in the national rankings, a pair of seniors shined, as the squad tied a program record with its eighth shutout of the season and stayed unbeaten in American Midwest Conference play.Lyon leading scorer Jonathan Ray (SR/Durham, NC) scored what turned out to be the winning goal, and added an assist on another score, while goalkeeper Logan Miller (SR/Quincy, Ill.) produced his seventh shutout of the season, while raising his record to an unbeaten 7-0-1 as the Scots blanked arch-rival Williams Baptist College, 3-0.


[Men's Golf] Scots finish 3rd at Lyon College Classic
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College men's golf team finished third at the Lyon College Classic Tuesday, with a two day score of 631. Blue Mountain (Miss.) finished just one stroke ahead of the Scots with a score of 630. Joshua Lunceford (SO/Mountain Home, Ark.) was the top golfer for Lyon placing fourth, carding a 1-under –par 71 in the second round and score of 3-over-par 147 for the tournament.Central Baptist (Ark.) "A" won the tournament with a score of 578 and Crowley's Ridge (Ark.) placed fourth with a score of 634. Central Baptist "B" rounded out the field with a score of 638 in fifth place. 


[Men's Golf] Scots in 2nd after Day 1 of Lyon College Classic
BATESVILLE, Ark. – After the first round of the Lyon College Classic, the Lyon men's golf team sits one stroke ahead of Blue Mountain (Miss.) in second place with a 314. Nicklaus Mooneyhan (SO/Pea Ridge, Ark.) leads the Scots sitting one stroke back of first place after carding a 2-over-par 74.Central Baptist (Ark.) "A" leads the field with a score of 296 and Blue Mountain (Miss.) is in third with a score of 315 on the day. Central Baptist "B" sits in fourth with a score of 318, while Crowley's Ridge (Ark.) rounds out the field with a score of 381 in fifth place. 


[Men's Soccer] Lyon men?s soccer vs. WBC Game Notes
LYON-WBC GAME NOTESBATESVILLE, Ark. – Despite boasting an undefeated record (7-0-1) through eight games, the Lyon College men's soccer team is in need of a win on Tuesday afternoon when the third-place Scots battle arch-rival Williams Baptist College at J. Marshall Huser Field at 4 p.m.Lyon, which is 2-0-1 in the American Midwest Conference, battled Hannibal-LaGrange University (4-2-2, 3-0-1 AMC) to a scoreless tie in double-overtime on Saturday afternoon. The tie kept the Scots out of first place in the AMC, as the Trojans and Columbia College (7-2, 3-0 AMC) are knotted in the top spot. Lyon and Park University (4-0-2, 2-0-1 AMC) are tied for third place in the league chase, just one-half game back.FOLLOW THE GAMEFor FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor live video/audio – CLICK HERE(Live streaming is $7.95 per game)


[Men's Soccer] Lyon men?s soccer set to battle HLGU Saturday
LYON-HLGU GAME NOTESBATESVILLE, Ark. – After receiving its highest national ranking in the 14-year history of the program this week, the Lyon College men's soccer program will have its biggest challenge so far this season on Saturday when the 18th-ranked Scots host Hannibal-LaGrange University in a battle of two unbeaten in the American Midwest Conference. The contest will get underway at 2 p.m. and be streamed live on the internet.The Scots are undefeated on the season at 7-0, but more importantly 2-0 in AMC action and one-half game out of first place. Hannibal-LaGrange is 4-2-1 on the year, but tied for first place in the conference with a 3-0 record. Columbia College (6-2) is tied with the Trojans, as the Cougars are 3-0 in league play. 


[Women's Soccer] Scots shutout Hannibal-LaGrange Saturday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Jessica Souza (SO/Cabot, Ark.) scored two goals for the Lyon College women's soccer team, as it shutout Hannibal-LaGrange 4-0 at J. Marshall Huser Field Saturday afternoon.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe win makes Lyon College 5-4 overall on the season, and 2-1 in the AMC. Hannibal-LaGrange drops to 3-5-1 overall, and 3-2 in the AMC. 


[Volleyball] Scots sweep Harris-Stowe State Saturday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College volleyball team swept Harrs-Stowe State (Mo.) 3-0 (25-7, 25-19, 25-20) Saturday afternoon inside Becknell Gymnasium.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe win makes Lyon College 6-7 overall, and 3-2 in AMC play on the season.  Harris-Stowe State is now 0-3 overall, and 0-3 in the AMC.


[Men's Soccer] Scots, Trojans battle to 0-0 standoff
BATESVILLE, Ark. – For the second time in a week, the 18th-ranked Lyon College men's soccer team had to go to double-overtime in a contest. After securing a goal in the final minute of the second extra period last weekend to defeat John Brown, the Scots couldn't pick up a goal against American Midwest Conference opponent Hannibal-LaGrange University on Saturday, as the two squads fought to a 0-0 double-overtime tie at J. Marshall Huser Field.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe tie kept the Scots from taking over first place in the AMC, despite Lyon remaining unbeaten on the year (7-0-1) and securing its seventh shutout of 2015. The Scots are now 2-0-1 in league play and still trail the Trojans (4-2-2), who stayed unbeaten in conference at 3-0-1, by one-half game. Columbia College (6-2), which played a non-conference contest Saturday, is also unbeaten in AMC action, with a 3-0 mark.


[Football] Hardrockers take down Lyon, 51-10
RAPID CITY, S.D. – After turning the ball over only three times in its first three games, the Lyon College suffered through a fumble, a blocked punt and a blocked field goal in the first half Saturday night, finishing the game with four turnovers that were turned into 14 points in a 51-10 setback to South Dakota School of Mines & Technology here at O'Harra Stadium.A bright spot in the contest was the play of Lyon wide receiver Nick Hinkley (FR/Allen, Texas) (pictured below), who caught five passes for 103 yards and a touchdown. Scot running back Michael Bowles (JR/Earle, Ark.) had another productive night carrying the pigskin.) He finished with 83 yards on 19 rushes. Tanner Stevenson (FR/Conway, Ark.) had his best night throwing the ball for Lyon, with 94 yards on 7-of-12 passing.


[Volleyball] Scots fall short, 3-1 to College of the Ozarks
POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. – The Lyon College volleyball team recorded a season-low .062 hitting percentage, as they fell 3-1 (22-25, 25-14, 25-16, 25-11) to College of the Ozarks (Mo.) Tuesday evening at the Memorial Fieldhouse and Keeter Gymnaisum in Point Lookout, Mo.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe loss drops Lyon College to 5-6 overall on the season.  College of the Ozarks rises to 7-10 overall.


[Men's Soccer] Scots achieve highest ranking ever, now 18th nationally
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – For the first time in 154 weeks, and for only the second time in the 14-year history of the program, the Lyon College men's soccer team has broken in to the NAIA Men's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 Poll. The Scots earned the No. 18 spot when the first regular season poll was released by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) national office on Tuesday.The Scots are the only American Midwest Conference team in the poll. However, Park University is receiving votes. Lyon is currently 7-0 on the season, the best start in the program's 14-year history. The Scots have shutout six of their first seven opponents – including their first five – as they played the first 499 minutes of the season without giving up a goal.


[Women's Soccer] Scots escape with 3-2 win over Bethel
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College women's soccer team escaped with a 3-2 win over Bethel (Tenn.) Sunday afternoon at J. Marshall Huser Field. Anna Waldman (SR/Mendocino, Calif.) scored two goals, while Jessica Souza (SO/Cabot, Ark.) added the third.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe win makes Lyon College 4-4 overall on the season. Bethel drops to 2-3-1 overall.


[Women's Soccer] Waldman named AMC Offensive Player of the Week
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College women's soccer team posted an undefeated 2-0 mark during the week of Sept. 13-20, in large part to Anna Waldman (SR/Mendocino, Calif.)'s offensive play. Waldman's performance during the week helped earn her American Midwest Conference Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week honors, the league announced Monday.Waldman scored a hat trick in a 6-0 shutout over Central Baptist (Ark.) on Tuesday and added another two goals in a 3-2 win over Bethel (Tenn.) Sunday. Overall, the Mendocino, Calif., native tallied 10 points and scored five goals. 


[Men's Soccer] Ray earns AMC top offensive individual honor
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – For the second time this season, Lyon senior Jonathan Ray (SR/Durham, NC) has been honored by the American Midwest Conference for his play on the pitch. He took over the Lyon scoring lead on Saturday afternoon with a free kick that turned into the winning goal in double-overtime and was named the AMC Offensive Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday.The award was the second honor for Ray this season, and the third for a member of the Lyon men's soccer team. Ray was named Player of the Week on August 31. Scot goalkeeper Logan Miller (SR/Quincy, Ill.) was recognized for his defensive play two weeks ago.


[Volleyball] Game Notes: Lyon travels to College of the Ozarks Tuesday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College volleyball team begins a busy week starting with a road trip to College of the Ozarks (Mo.) Tuesday evening. First serve is set for 7 p.m.Follow the Game For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor FREE live video/audio – CLICK HERE


[Men's Soccer] Game Notes: Lyon hosts John Brown Saturday
LYON-JOHN BROWN GAME NOTES (PDF)BATESVILLE, Ark. – It's been 153 weeks since the Lyon men's soccer team was last in the NAIA Coaches' Top 25 Poll. Heading into Saturday's home non-conference matchup with John Brown University, the Scots hope to not only stay unbeaten on the 2015 season, but possibly crack into the poll again. The Scots and Golden Eagles will tangle at J. Marshall Huser Field, beginning at 3 p.m.FOLLOW THE GAMEFor FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor live video/audio – CLICK HERE(Live streaming is $7.95 per game or $39.95 for entire season)


[Women's Soccer] Game Notes: Lyon hosts Bethel Sunday afternoon
Game NotesBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College women's soccer team hosts Bethel (Tenn.) from the Southern States Athletic Conference at J. Marshall Huser Field Sunday afternoon. This is the final non-conference game the Scots play this season. Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m.Follow the Game For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor live audio/video ($7.95 for match, $39.95 for entire season) – CLICK HERE


[Scots] Lyon earns Champions of Character award
NAIA Champions of Character Scorecard ResultsKANSAS CITY, Mo. - Lyon College has been recognized among the elite colleges in the United Sates when it comes to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). Lyon joins 10 of the 13 institutions in the American Midwest Conference (AMC) to be named to the 2014-15 NAIA Champions of Character Five-Star Award, the national organizations has announced.Lyon joins fellow AMC institutions Stephens (Mo.), Williams Baptist (Ark.), Park (Mo.), Missouri Baptist, St. Louis College of Pharmacy (Mo.), Hannibal-LaGrange (Mo.), Columbia (Mo.), William Woods (Mo.), Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) and Central Baptist (Ark.) in the elite status, as each school was named a Five-Star Institution.


[Men's Soccer] Milla, Lyon knock out JBU in double-OT, 1-0
BATESVILLE, Ark. – This appears to be the year of the Scots.The Lyon men's soccer team was taken to double overtime by John Brown University Saturday afternoon here at J. Marshall Huser Field, but the Scots prevailed, as sophomore Ignacio Milla (SO/Santiago, Chile) (pictured at right) dropped in the game-winning with 3.6 seconds left to lift Lyon to a thrilling 1-0 win.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe Scots remained unbeaten on the season and stretched their season record to 7-0 for the first time in the program's 14-year history. John Brown fell to 2-4-1 on the year, dropping its second straight after posting a short two-game winning streak. Lyon trimmed the all-time series lead of the Golden Eagles to 3-2.


[Women's Soccer] Waldman?s hat trick leads Women?s Soccer over CBC
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Anna Waldman (SR/Mendocino, Calif.) scored a hat trick and the Lyon College Women's soccer team blanked Central Baptist (Ark.) 6-0 Tuesday afternoon at J. Marshall Huser Field.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe win makes Lyon College 3-4 overall and 1-1 in the AMC on the season. Central Baptist drops to 0-5 overall and 0-2 in AMC action.


[Volleyball] Volleyball sweeps CBC in home opener
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Plenty of players in the lineup provided offense for the Lyon College volleyball team, as they swept Central Baptist (Ark.) 3-0 Tuesday evening at Becknell Gymnasium.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe win boosts Lyon College to 5-5 overall and 2-1 in the AMC.  Central Baptist falls to 5-13 and 0-1 in the AMC.


[Men's Soccer] Scots outlast CBC Mustangs, 3-2, to stay unbeaten
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College freshman forward Estiven Ramirez-Garcia (FR/DeQueen, Ark.) scored a pair of goals, including the go-ahead score, at J. Marshall Huser Field Tuesday afternoon, as the men's soccer team kept its season record unblemished with a 3-2 victory over American Midwest Conference newcomer Central Baptist College.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDLyon gave up its first goal of the season, after blanking its first five opponents and playing 499 minutes without allowing the ball to penetrate the goal. Then the Scots finished off the Mustangs to improve to 6-0, but more importantly 2-0 in AMC action. Lyon moved a half-game ahead of Williams Baptist College (4-0, 1-0 AMC) and Columbia College (4-2, 1-0 AMC) in the league chase. Central Baptist dropped to 1-2-1 on the year, 0-1 in league action.


[Women's Soccer] Lyon Women?s Soccer vs. Central Baptist Game Notes
Game NotesBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College women's soccer team hosts AMC foe Central Baptist (Ark.) for its conference home opener at J. Marshall Huser Field Tuesday afternoon. Kickoff is scheduled for 2 p.m.Follow the Game For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor live audio/video ($7.95 for match, $39.95 for entire season) – CLICK HERE


[Volleyball] Lyon vs. Central Baptist Game Notes
Game NotesBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College volleyball team hosts Central Baptist (Ark.) Tuesday evening at Becknell Gymnasium. First serve is set for 7 p.m.Follow the Game For FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor live video/audio ($7.95 for match, $39.95 for entire season) – CLICK HERE


[Men's Soccer] Lyon men?s soccer vs. CBC Game Notes
GAME NOTESBATESVILLE, Ark. – It's been a perfect season thus far for the Lyon College men's soccer team. Unbeaten and unscored upon through five games on the pitch, Lyon will open a four-game homestand Tuesday when they take on American Midwest Conference newcomer Central Baptist College. The matchup, which is the second half of a women-men doubleheader, will get underway at J. Marshall Huser Field at 4 p.m.FOLLOW THE GAMEFor FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor live video/audio – CLICK HERE(Live streaming is $7.95 per game or $39.95 for entire season)


[Football] Scots can?t solve Warriors? offense, Fall 42-7
​CONWAY, Ark. – Lyon College held the high-flying Hendrix College offense to 341 yards Saturday night, but it wasn't enough as the Scots came up on the short end of a 42-7 setback here at Young-Wise Memorial. The setback overshadowed a 143-yard rushing effort by the Scots' Michael Bowles (JR/Earle, Ark.).Lyon (0-3) managed 235 total yards, with 120 coming on the ground and 115 more through the air. The Warriors (1-1), who have never lost to the Scots in 23 games dating back to 1913, picked up the first win of the new era, as the schools met for the first time since 1950, to renew their rivalry.


[Golf] Men Finish Seventh, Katherine Bartley leads Women at WWU
FULTON, Mo. –The Lyon men's golf team placed seventh out of nine teams with a two round score of 639 at the William Woods University Invitational, while Katherine Bartley (JR/Vilonia, Ark.) jumped two spots to finish 14th  with a 31-over-par 175 on the women's side.  In the men's division, William Woods (Mo.) was the team champion recording a two round score of 569. Columbia (Mo.) finished second with a tournament score of 592. Kansas City Kansas Community College moved up to third with a score of 601, while William Woods' "B" placed fourth scoring a 605. Columbia's "B" team shot a second round score of 309 to place fifth with an overall score of 612. St. Xavier (Ill.) stayed at sixth finishing with a score of 629. Central Methodist (Mo.) and Westminster (Mo.) rounded out the field with scores of 650 and 717, respectively.


[Men's Soccer] Lyon rolls to fifth straight shutout, tops HSSU, 3-0
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – It's been three seasons since the Lyon College men's soccer team recorded five or more shutouts in a season. The 2015 Scots have done that in their first five contests, as Lyon opened American Midwest Conference play on the road Saturday with a 3-0 blanking of Harris-Stowe State University at Hornets Soccer Field.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe Scots kept their season mark perfect at 5-0 with the victory over HSSU. But more importantly, they moved into a first-place tie in the AMC with a 1-0 conference mark. Lyon is now tied with Williams Baptist College (3-0, 1-0 AMC) and Freed-Hardeman University (3-2, 1-0 AMC) for the top spot. Harris-Stowe dropped to 0-2-1 on the year, 0-1 in league play.


[Women's Soccer] Lyon shutout 2-0 by Harris-Stowe State
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Lyon College women's soccer team failed to connect on 13 shots as they were shutout 2-0 to Harris-Stowe State (Mo.) in their American Midwest Conference opener Saturday afternoon.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe loss makes Lyon College 2-4 overall and 0-1 in the AMC on the season. Harris-Stowe State rises to 1-1 overall and 1-0 in AMC action.


[Golf] Men Tied for Sixth: Katherine Bartley leads Women at WWU
FULTON, Mo. – After the first round of the William Woods University Invitational, the Lyon men's golf team sits tied for sixth, while Katherine Bartley (JR/Vilonia, Ark.) leads the women's team sitting in a tie for 16th place after carding a 21-over-par 93. The men recorded a first round score of 315 among nine teams.In the men's division, William Woods (Mo.) leads the field with a score of 279 and Columbia (Mo.) is in second scoring a 296 on the first day. William Woods' "B" sits in third with a score of 301, while Kansas City Kansas Community College is one shot back in fourth place with a score of 302. Columbia "B" carded a 303 and is in fifth place with St. Xavier (Ill.) tied with Lyon scoring a 315. Central Methodist (Mo.) (7th) and Westminster (Mo.) (8th) round out the field with scores of 333 and 358, respectively.


[Football] Scots can?t solve Warriors? offense, 42-7
​CONWAY, Ark. – Lyon College held the high-flying Hendrix College offense to 341 yards Saturday night, but it wasn't enough as the Scots came up on the short end of a 42-7 setback here at Young-Wise Memorial. The setback overshadowed a 143-yard rushing effort by the Scots' Michael Bowles (JR/Earle, Ark.).Lyon (0-3) managed 235 total yards, with 120 coming on the ground and 115 more through the air. The Warriors (1-1), who have never lost to the Scots in 23 games dating back to 1913, picked up the first win of the new era, as the schools met for the first time since 1950, to renew their rivalry.


[Men's Soccer] Lyon men?s soccer vs. HSSU Game Notes
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Unbeaten and unscored upon through four games, the Lyon College men's soccer team will look to continue its early season hot run on Saturday when the Scots go on the road to open American Midwest Conference play in St. Louis against Harris-Stowe State University. The match is the second game of a women-men doubleheader, and will get underway at Hornets Soccer Field at 3 p.m.There are no live stats or live streaming of the game scheduled.


[Volleyball] Volleyball swept 3-0 by No. 13 Columbia (Mo.)
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Lyon volleyball team managed just a .097 hitting percentage as they fell 3-0 to No. 13 Columbia (Mo.) Friday evening at the Arena of Southwell Complex.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe loss drops Lyon College to 4-5 overall and 1-1 in the AMC.  Columbia rises to 5-4 and 1-0 in the AMC.


[Golf] Lyon College Golf Season Preview
BATESVILLE, Ark. – With the beginning of the 2015-16 golf season about to start, the Lyon College golf teams are looking to make strides from a year ago in the American Midwest Conference.The men's side features three seniors in Connor Pond (SR/Plano, Texas), Kyle Raberding (SR/Norman, Okla.) and Peter Mamula (SR/Batesville, Ark.). Also returning for the team are Joshua Lunceford (SO/Mountain Home, Ark.), Nathan Wilson (JR/Garfield, Ark.) and Nicklaus Mooneyhan (SO/Pea Ridge, Ark.). Joshua Burcham (FR/Martin's Mill, Texas) and Royce Lobianco (FR/Maumelle, Ark.) are new to the Scots this season.


[Women's Soccer] Lyon Women?s Soccer vs. Harris-Stowe State Game Notes
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College women's soccer team begins American Midwest Conference play with a trip to St. Louis, Mo., on Saturday to take on Harris-Stowe State (Mo.). Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m., at Hornets Soccer Field.   Follow the Game NO LIVE STATS OR LIVE VIDEO/AUDIO AVAILABLE


[Volleyball] Lyon vs. Columbia College Game Notes
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College volleyball team plays its second American Midwest Conference match in as many days when they play at No. 13 Columbia (Mo.) Friday night at the Arena of Southwell Complex. First serve is scheduled for 7 p.m.Follow the Game For FREE live stats vs. Columbia (Mo.) – CLICK HEREFor FREE live video/audio vs. Columbia (Mo.) – CLICK HERE


[Volleyball] Frickleton?s 14 kills highlights 3-1 win over Stephens (Mo.)
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Katarina Frickleton (JR/Bainbridge Island, Wash.) posted a season high 14 kills as the Lyon College volleyball team defeated Stephens (Mo.) 3-1 to open American Midwest Conference play 1-0 Thursday evening.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe win boosts Lyon College to 4-4 overall and 1-0 in the AMC.  Stephens falls to 2-4 and 0-1 in the AMC.


[Football] Scots, Warriors renew football rivalry Saturday
LYON VS. HENDRIX GAME NOTESCONWAY, Ark. – Two Arkansas college rivals which haven't played a football game since 1950, square off on Saturday evening, when Lyon College visits NCAA D3 Hendrix College in a matchup that will get underway at 6 p.m. at Young-Wise Memorial Stadium in Conway.There is no admission charge to the game. However, fans are reminded that the stadium only holds 1,500 and everyone is urged to arrive early. The game will be broadcast on KZLE Radio (93.1-FM), with Mark Lamberth and 'Big Daddy' Randy Alan providing the live coverage, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The contest will also be streamed live on the internet ($7.95) at HendrixWarriors.com. FOLLOW THE GAMEFor FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor Hendrix College PPV video/audio – CLICK HERE(PPV is $7.95 for the game)Listen to the game FREE on KZLE-FM (93.1) – CLICK HEREMap of Young-Wise Memorial Stadium – CLICK HERE


[Volleyball] Lyon vs. Stephens College Game Notes
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College volleyball team opens American Midwest Conference play Thursday with a road trip to Columbia, Mo., to take on Stephens (Mo.). First serve is scheduled for 7 p.m., at the Silverthorne Arena.Follow the Game For FREE live stats vs. Stephens (Mo.) – CLICK HEREFor FREE live video/audio vs. Stephens (Mo.) – CLICK HERE


[Men's Soccer] Miller tabbed as AMC top defender of week
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Lyon College men's soccer team is leading by its defense this season. Through four matches the Scots are not only undefeated (4-0), but also unscored upon, as the team heads into American Midwest Conference action. Senior Logan Miller (SR/Quincy, Ill.) is one reason for the outstanding defensive play. His play in goal last week resulted in him being named the AMC Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.Miller picked up a pair of shutouts in goal in 180 minutes of action, to keep his record spotless on the year, at 3-0. He recorded nine saves and helped the Scots shut out 22nd-ranked Bethel University, 1-0. Then he turned back all five shots on goal by LSU Alexandria for a 2-0 Scots win.


[Volleyball] Katarina Frickleton named to CBU All-Tournament Team
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College volleyball junior Katarina Frickleton (JR/Bainbridge Island, Wash.) has been named to the Christian Brothers University All-Tournament Team for her performance on Saturday.Frickleton collected 17 total kills, a hitting percentage of .395 and four total blocks against NCAA Division II opponents Bellarmine University and Lindenwood University. 


[Volleyball] Lyon spikers fall in both matches at CBU Tournament
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Lyon College volleyball team suffered two losses in the Christian Brothers University Tournament, falling 3-1 to Bellarmine University and 3-1 to Lindenwood University Saturday afternoon at Canale Arena.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe losses make Lyon College 3-4 on the season.  Bellarmine rises to 2-1 and Lindenwood is 4-0. 


[Football] No. 7 Lindsey Wilson takes down Scots
BATESVILLE, Ark. – With the field temperature above the 120-degree mark, the Lyon College football team had a game plan against No. 7-ranked Lindsey Wilson College Saturday. The Scots wanted to control the clock, which they did, but it wasn't enough as the Blue Raiders were able to score at least 20 points in the second, third and fourth quarters in a 76-10 decision over Lyon at Pioneer Stadium.Lyon (0-2), who threw a scare into 22nd-ranked Tabor College in the first half a week ago, before falling by a 45-21 count, took the opening kickoff and methodically drove 77 yards in 15 plays as Michael Bowles (JR/Earle, Ark.) scored from six yards out. Osvaldo Espericueta (FR/Batesville, Ark.) added the point after with 6:40 on the clock, and the Scots led 7-0, after consuming 8:17 of the period.


[Women's Soccer] Waldman?s goal secures win for Women?s Soccer over LSU-Alexandria
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Anna Waldman (SR/Mendocino, Calif.) scored the lone goal of the game 20 seconds into the second half to give the Lyon College women's soccer team a 1-0 win over LSU-Alexandria Friday afternoon at J. Marshall Huser Field.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe win boosts Lyon College to 2-3 on the season, while LSU-Alexandria falls to 0-3. 


[Men's Soccer] Lyon surges late, stays unbeaten, 2-0
BATESVILLE, Ark. – What started out as a defensive struggle, turned into a slugfest between two strong men's soccer squads Friday afternoon. After Lyon College and Louisiana State University Alexandria fought to a 0-0 standoff at the half, eight yellow cards were called in the final 45 minutes, and Lyon used a pair of goals in the final 5:43 to knock off the Generals, 2-0, at J. Marshall Huser Field.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe Scots keep on rolling in 2015, improving to 4-0 on the season. The Scots will steamroll into American Midwest Conference play, scoring multiple goals in three of their four games, while not being scored upon. LSUA falls to 0-3 on the year, with two of the three setbacks coming at the hands of nationally-ranked squads.


[Women's Soccer] Lyon Women?s Soccer vs. LSU-Alexandria Game Notes
Game NotesBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College women's soccer team hosts Louisiana State University-Alexandria Friday at J. Marshall Huser Field. This will be the first meeting all-time between the two schools. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. Follow the Game For FREE live stats vs. LSU-Alexandria – CLICK HEREFor FREE live video/audio vs. LSU-Alexandria – CLICK HERE(Live streaming is $7.95 per game or $39.95 for entire season)


[Volleyball] Lyon Christian Brothers University Tournament Notes
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College volleyball team competes in the Christian Brothers University Tournament Saturday. The Scots face a pair of NCAA Division II teams in Bellarmine University (Ky.) at 11:30 a.m., followed by Lindenwood University (Mo.) at 2 p.m. This is the last non-conference action for the Scots before the team begins American Midwest Conference play Sept. 10.Follow the Game For FREE live stats vs. Bellarmine and Lindenwood – CLICK HERE


[Men's Soccer] Lyon men?s soccer vs. LSUA Game Notes
BATESVILLE, Ark. – With one game remaining until it enters American Midwest Conference play, the Lyon College men's soccer team is rolling along with a perfect record. The Scots will be at home for their final league tune-up on Friday, taking on Louisiana State University Alexandria at J. Marshall Huser Field. The contest is scheduled to get underway at 3 p.m., and will follow the women's contest at 1 p.m. FOLLOW THE GAMEFor FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor live video/audio – CLICK HERE(Live streaming is $7.95 per game or $39.95 for entire season)


[Football] Scots face huge challenge from #7 Lindsey Wilson
LYON COLLEGE GAME NOTES | LINDSEY WILSON GAME NOTESBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College football team will be hoping for another fast start on Saturday, when the Scots take on 7th-ranked Lindsey Wilson College in the second game of the Lyon program at home. Kickoff of the contest will be at 1 p.m. from Pioneer Stadium.Tickets for the game are $5 at the gate. Children, ages six and under, will be admitted free. Tailgating will start at 10 a.m., with gates opening at 11:30 a.m. The game will be broadcast on KZLE Radio (93.1-FM), with Mark Lamberth and 'Big Daddy' Randy Alan providing the live coverage. The contest will also be streamed live on the internet at LyonScots.com. FOLLOW THE GAMEFor FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor pay-per-view live video/audio – CLICK HERE(PPV is $9.95 for the game and $49.95 for the 6-game season package)Listen to the game Free on KZLE-FM (93.1) – CLICK HERE


[Men's Soccer] Scots bump No. 22 Bethel, 1-0, to stay perfect
MCKENZIE, Tenn. – Coaches preach to their teams to be perfect. After three games in 2015 season, the Lyon College men's soccer team can still boast perfection, as the Scots rolled to its third shutout in as many games on Wednesday, slamming the door on 22nd-ranked Bethel University, 1-0, at Wildcat Stadium.Jack Fleming (JR/Sherwood, Ark.) took a crossing pass from Jonathan Ray (SR/Durham, NC) (pictured below) and sent a rocket into the back of the Wildcats' net with just 56 seconds remaining in regulation, to lift Lyon to the victory.


[Women's Soccer] Women?s Soccer falls short, loses 2-1 to Arkansas Pine-Bluff
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College women's soccer team lost a close battle with NCAA Division I affiliate Arkansas Pine-Bluff 2-1 at J. Marshall Huser Field Tuesday afternoon. Joyce De Freitas Barbosa (FR/Brazil) tied the game at one, five minutes into the second half, but a goal in the 71st minute by the Golden Lions' Rebecca Holmes sealed the win for Arkansas Pine-Bluff.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe loss drops Lyon College to 1-3 on the season, while Oklahoma City gets its first win and is now 1-3. 


[Men's Soccer] Lyon's Ray earns AMC men?s soccer award
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Lyon College midfielder Jonathan Ray (SR/Durham, NC) is leading the Scots by example early this season. In just two matches last week he scored nine points in consecutive shutout wins over Evangel University and Oklahoma City University. For his efforts, Ray has been named the American Midwest Conference Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.Ray decided he wanted to be a factor this past week, scoring three goals and racking up three assists to help his Scots begin their season with a 2-0 record. With his nine points this season, Ray has already surpassed the halfway count of his total points from last season.


[Men's Soccer] Lyon men?s soccer vs. Bethel Game Notes
MCKENZIE, Tenn. – The red-hot Lyon College men's soccer team will try to stay unbeaten tonight, when the Scots travel to McKenzie, Tennessee, and take on the 22nd-ranked Wildcats of Bethel University. The contest, which was originally scheduled to get underway in the afternoon, has been moved to Wildcat Stadium and will start at 7 p.m. Follow the GameFor FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor live video/audio – CLICK HERE


[Women's Soccer] Lyon Women?s Soccer vs. Arkansas Pine-Bluff Game Notes
Game NotesBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College women's soccer team faces off against NCAA Division I affiliate the University of Arkansas Pine-Bluff today at J. Marshall Huser Field. Kickoff for the match is set for 3 p.m.  Follow the GameFor FREE live stats vs. Arkansas Pine-Bluff – CLICK HEREFor FREE live video/audio vs. Arkansas Pine-Bluff – CLICK HERE 


[Football] Bowles named to CSFL offensive honor
CSFL WEEKLY REPORT - AUG. 31WACO, Texas – Lyon College running back Michael Bowles (5-9, 220-lb.) is quickly becoming the talk of the Central States Football League. In Lyon's inaugural football game on Saturday afternoon, the junior from Earle, Arkansas, rushed for a league-best 189 yards, while finishing with 222 yards of total offense and was named the CSFL's Offensive Player of the Week for his effort, the league office announced.Bowles, playing in his first football game for the Scots, scored on the game's second play, with a 56-yard jaunt. Then, after the Scots fell behind 10-7 early in the second quarter, he broke loose on a 70-yard run that set up a one-yard dive over the top of the line to put Lyon back on top of 22nd-ranked Tabor, 14-10, at the half. The Bluejays came back strong in the second half and won the game, 45-21.


[Football] Scots throw scare into Tabor early, fall 45-21
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Early on, the Lyon College football team looked anything like a squad made up of 94 percent true or redshirt freshmen, as the Scots gave 22nd-ranked Tabor College 'a firm right cross' and took a 14-10 lead at halftime in front of a near-capacity crowd at Pioneer Stadium. But, despite a dominating ground game led by Michael Bowles (JR/Earle, Ark.), who rushed for 231 yards and a pair of scores, the Scots couldn't hang on, dropping a 45-21 decision Saturday.A mentally drained Lyon head coach Kirk Kelley was beaming with pride when he talked about his team in a postgame interview. "I couldn't be prouder of these kids," Kelley stated on his postgame show on KZLE Radio (93.1-FM). "These kids played their hearts out. They left it all on the field. They believed they were going to win today, and they went out there early and delivered a blow to Tabor.


[Men's Soccer] Scots record second shutout of season
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College men's soccer team continued its early season hot streak Saturday night, as the Scots recorded their second consecutive shutout to begin the season, with a 4-0 victory over Oklahoma City University at Stars Field.​WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDLyon stayed unbeaten on the season at 2-0, while leaving the Stars at 0-1 to begin 2015.BY THE NUMBERS2 – Not only the number of wins the Scots have now registered only two games into the 2015 season, but the number of shutouts the team has recorded in as many games.10 – The shooting separation between the two clubs on Saturday. Lyon College finished the game with 14 shots, while holding the Stars to only four.


[Football] Kelley's character made him obvious choice
By ONE8 SPORTSBATESVILLE, Ark. - Saturday, August 29th will be a big day on the campus of NAIA school Lyon College in Batesville, Arkansas. For the first time since 1951 the Scots will be playing a competitive football game when Lyon faces 22th ranked Tabor College.The back stories here are many as you could imagine, with a college not playing a football game in over 60 years. Running a successful football program isn't cheap at any level. It's even tougher at the NAIA level where support and funding is a daily challenge.This story however isn't about funding the program, building a field or what type of offense the coach will decide to run. It's a story about a coach who sets an example for his players. A coach with the big picture in mind and perspective at every angle. It's a message of transferable personal skills. Qualities he exemplifies that translate on and off the field.


[Men's Soccer] Lyon men?s soccer vs. Stars Game Notes
BATESVILLE, Ark. – After dusting off the first-year program from Evangel University, 6-0, Tuesday afternoon, the Lyon College men's soccer will look to continue its early-season high on Saturday when the Scots go on the road for the first time this season to battle Oklahoma City University. The contest will be the second part of a women-men doubleheader and get underway at 6 p.m. at Stars Field.Follow the GameFor FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor live video/audio – CLICK HERE


[Women's Soccer] Lyon Women?s Soccer vs. Oklahoma City Game Notes
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Another tough test awaits the Lyon College women's soccer team as the Scots take on Oklahoma City, who is receiving votes in the NAIA Preseason poll. The Scots are coming off a 9-1 win over Evangel (Mo.) Tuesday, while this will be the Starts first contest of the season. This is the first meeting all-time between the two institutions. Kickoff is set for 4 p.m.Follow the GameFor FREE live stats vs. Oklahoma City – CLICK HEREFor FREE live video/audio vs. Oklahoma City – CLICK HERE


[Volleyball] Lyon Volleyball splits a pair on final day of OKWU Invitational
BARTLESVILLE, Okla. – The Lyon College Volleyball team split another pair at the Oklahoma Wesleyan Invitaional Saturday with a 3-1 loss to Sterling (Kan.) and 3-0 sweep over Bacone (Okla.). The Scots played the Knights close, despite suffering the loss, but were able to bounce back against the Warriors.WHERE THE TEAM NOW STANDLyon now stands at 3-2 on the season. 


[Women's Soccer] Lyon Women?s Soccer suffers 6-0 loss to Oklahoma City
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – The Lyon College women's soccer team faced its second toughest opponent of the season in (RV) Oklahoma City Saturday afternoon at Stars Field. The Scots totaled 13 shots in the match, but were unable to connect in a 6-0 shutout loss. Goalkeeper Ali Ertl (SO/Tulsa, Okla.) made seven saves for the team.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe loss drops Lyon College to 1-2 on the season, while Oklahoma City is 1-0.  


[Football] Lyon football is officially back Saturday
GAME NOTES | CSFL SCHEDULE / STANDINGSBATESVILLE, Ark. – The 64-year hiatus from football at Lyon College is almost over. Football will return to Lyon for the first time since 1951 on Saturday at 1 p.m. when the Scots take on 22nd-ranked Tabor College at Pioneer Stadium.Tickets for the game are $5 at the gate. Children ages six and under will be admitted free. Tailgating will start at 10 a.m. gates will open at 11:30 a.m.Follow the GameFor FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor pay-per-view live video/audio – CLICK HERE(PPV is $9.95 for the game and $49.95 for the 6-game season package)Listen to the game Free on KZLE-FM (93.1) – CLICK HERE


[Men's Soccer] Jonathan Rivera tabbed Men?s and Women?s Assistant Soccer Coach
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College athletic department has announced the hiring of Jonathan Rivera as the men's and women's soccer coach for the 2015-16 season.Rivera brings a positive demeanor to Lyon as he has served as a coach for three different youth soccer teams in North Carolina. Rivera currently serves as a coach for the Soccer Genome in Raleigh, N.C., Triangle Soccer Club in Chapel Hill, N.C., and Brookridge Soccer Consulting in Durham, N.C.


[Women's Soccer] Lyon Women's Soccer vs. Evangel Game Notes
Game NotesBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College women's soccer team hosts Evangel (Mo.) today for the first time in program history. The Crusaders are in their inaugural season out of the Heart of America Athletic Conference. The Scots are coming off a 6-0 loss to fifth-ranked Martin Methodist (Tenn.). Kickoff is set for 2 p.m.Follow the Game For FREE live stats (click on "W" next to today's game) – CLICK HEREFor live video/audio ($7.95 for match, $39.95 for entire season) – CLICK HERE


[Men's Soccer] Lyon men's soccer vs. Evangel Game Notes
GAME NOTESBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College men's soccer team will try to get the 2015 season off to a positive start Tuesday afternoon when the Scots take on the first-year program from Evangel University when Lyon plays at home in a 4 p.m. start.Follow the GameFor FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor pay-per-view live video/audio – CLICK HERE(PPV is $7.95 for the game and $39.95 for the season package)


[Women's Soccer] Lyon Women?s Soccer defeats Evangel 9-1
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Isabel Suarez (SR/Phoenix, Ariz.) scored a career high four goals and the Lyon College women's soccer team defeated Evangel (Mo.) 9-1 in the 2015 home opener Tuesday afternoon at J. Marshall Huser Field.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDThe win puts Lyon College at 1-1 on the season, while Evangel drops to 0-1.  


[Men's Soccer] Scots blank Evangel in opener, 6-0
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College men's soccer team had little trouble with the first-year Evangel University program Tuesday afternoon, as the Scots registered 20 first-half shots, and rolled to a 6-0 shutout of the Crusaders at J. Marshall Huser Field.WHERE THE TEAMS NOW STANDLyon improved to 1-0 on the young season, while the Crusaders dropped to 0-1 in the first intercollegiate match of the program.


[Volleyball] Jill Dufrane named Assistant Volleyball Coach
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Jill DuFrane has been named an assistant coach for the Lyon College Volleyball team for the 2015 season. Prior to Lyon, DuFrane was the club volleyball coach for the Wisconsin Juniors Volleyball Club from 2008 to 2012. While there, she designed, implemented and oversaw practices and assisted in strength and conditioning development within the program. 


[Football] U.S. Pizza to host Coach Kelley Show starting Monday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – U.S. Pizza in Batesville and Lyon College will be hosting the Coach Kirk Kelley Show, beginning next week at the restaurant located at 60 Batesville, Blvd. The live show will be held every Monday during the season from 6-7:30 p.m., except for the third Monday of the month, when it will take place from 7:30-9 p.m.The show will be hosted by Mark Lamberth, who is one-half of the broadcast duo which will be the 'Voice of the Scots' throughout the 2015 football season on KZLE-FM Radio 93.1. Lamberth, along with W.R.D. Entertainment Program Manager "Big Daddy" Randy Alan, will be broadcasting all 11 Lyon games this season. The games can be heard on the station and on the KZLE website (www.93kzle.com) for free. Lyon College will video stream the home games on the Scots Digital Network (www.lyonscots.com) and simulcast the audio for $7.95 per contest or $49.95 for all six contests.


[Football] Lyon offense to benefit from former Pioneers, local talent
2015 LYON FOOTBALL SCHEDULEBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College offensive unit might be wearing navy or white jerseys this season, but there will be some deep-rooted orange and black as well. Seven former Batesville Pioneers are on the Scots football team this season, with six of them playing on the offensive side of the ball.There will also be two Southside offensive players and another from nearby Midland High School and a defensive back from Cave City, rounding out the local talent.The Scots will be looking to those area players to ignite the squad when Lyon plays its first football game since 1951 on August 29 against 22nd-ranked Tabor College at 1 p.m. Coincidentally, the Scot home games will all be played at Batesville High School's Pioneer Stadium.


[Baseball] Four Lyon baseball players named to elite team
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Four Lyon baseball players have been named to the 2015 All-Arkansas Collegiate Team, as announced by Natural State Baseball.Former Scots pitcher Griffin Glaude and sophomore pitcher Tyler Tognarine (SO/Cape Coral, Fla.) were named to the All-Arkansas Team, while Colt Harmon and Kraig Kelley received honorable mention. Glaude was also named the Arkansas Pitcher of the Year and winner of the Natural award, while Tognarine took home Freshman of the Year honors. The players were honored for their performances during the 2015 season.


[Men's Soccer] 2015 Lyon Men?s Soccer Season Preview
2015 LYON MEN'S SOCCER SCHEDULE2015 LYON MEN'S SOCCER ROSTER2015 LYON MEN'S SOCCER PROSPECTUSBATESVILLE, Ark. – Expectations are high for the Lyon College men's soccer team this fall, as head coach Michael Brookshire welcomes his largest squad to campus with 16 returning lettermen – including seven starters – and 16 newcomers to the 2015 squad.The Scots, who are coming off an 8-7-1 record a year ago, including a 6-4 mark (6th place) in the American Midwest Conference, will play a tough non-conference schedule, which Brookshire hopes will prepare his team for the 11-team league race. Lyon will square off against NCAA Division II teams Christian Brothers University at home Thursday (4 p.m.) and Ouachita Baptist University on the road Saturday (3 p.m.) in a pair of scrimmages, before opening non-conference play at home against Evangel University (August 25, 4 p.m.), at Oklahoma City University (August 29, 6 p.m.) and at 22nd-ranked Bethel University (September 2, 2 p.m.).


[Football] Where did Arkansas College football start?
BATESVILLE, Ark. - It's been 64 years since a football team was fielded by Arkansas (Lyon) College. There aren't many around that remember the college's 1951 squad, but nevertheless, there is some rich history with the program. Here is a part of that history.Football was introduced at Arkansas College in 1913, and the Lambs' (which was the team's mascot then) games became very popular with students. The program, however, vanished in 1917 with America's entry into World War I. A limited schedule started up again in 1919, including games against two high schools and a Batesville town team.


[Scots] Scott named Lyon assistant SID
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College Director of Athletics Kevin Jenkins has announced the Institution's hiring of Tyler Scott as the Athletic Department's first assistant sports information director.Scott will assist with the sports information duties of the 12 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) teams for the department, while taking a lead role with the Scots men's basketball, volleyball, women's soccer, men and women's golf and baseball programs.


[Scots] Johnson named assistant athletics trainer
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College Director of Athletics Kevin Jenkins has announced the hiring of Kallie Johnson as assistant athletics trainer for the upcoming year. Johnson will join head athletics trainer Shawn Tackett and assistant athletics trainer Ben Willy on the Scots' staff.Johnson brings a wide range of experience to Lyon. As an undergraduate at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Arkansas, she served as an athletics trainer for the Arkansas State University football, men's basketball, volleyball and rugby teams.


[Football] Former Razorback hired as coach of Lyon football squad
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Former University of Arkansas Razorback De'Anthony Curtis has been named the running backs coach of the Lyon College football squad for the 2015 inaugural season, announced Lyon Director of Athletics Kevin Jenkins.Prior to arriving at Lyon, Curtis was the running back consultant at Camden High School in Camden, Arkansas. While at Camden, Curtis mentored and coached players, led team and individual workouts and guided athletes through the recruiting process.


[Football] Del Howard tabbed as Lyon defensive backs coach
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Del Howard has been hired as the defensive backs coach for the Lyon football team as the Scots prepare for their inaugural season in 2015, Director of Athletics Kevin Jenkins has announced.Prior to arriving at Lyon, Howard was the defensive special teams and academic coordinator for OD Prep in Oklahoma, holding the position from August to December 2014. During his tenure he broke down film and recruited athletes in Dallas, Texas, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Nashville, Tennessee and Shreveport, Louisiana.


[Wrestling] Green named Lyon assistant wrestling coach
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Brandy Green has been hired as assistant men and women's wrestling coach for the 2015-16 Lyon College season, Director of Athletics Kevin Jenkins has announced.This will be the second year of wrestling for Lyon, after starting the program a year ago. The men's squad will compete for a conference championship in the spring of 2016 in the American Midwest Conference.Green received a Bachelor's degree in Physical Education and Coaching from Northern Michigan University in 2009. 


[Football] Lyon defense shoring up for challenges of '15
2015 LYON FOOTBALL SCHEDULE2015 LYON FOOTBALL ROSTERBATESVILLE, Ark. – To say the 2015 season is one of unknowns for the Lyon College football team is a direct and true statement. With half of its 90-player roster returning from last season's non-intercollegiate competition season and a schedule that includes three nationally-ranked squads, the Scots will find out a lot about themselves this fall.Defensively, Lyon head coach Kirk Kelley knew what kind of goals he wanted his team to achieve, so he brought in someone who had experienced the best when he hired Defensive Coordinator and outside linebackers coach Mike DuFrane (pictured at right).


[Volleyball] 2015 Volleyball Season Preview
2015 LYON VOLLEYBALL SEASON PROSPECTUS2015 LYON VOLLEYBALL ROSTER2015 LYON VOLLEYBALL SCHEDULEBATESVILLE, Ark. – Coming off a 13-22 season and seventh place finish in the American Midwest Conference, the Lyon College volleyball team will look for everyone to make an impact for the team this season.The Scots have five seniors this year in Emily Penrose (SR/La Habra, Calif.), Jordan Fleitman (SR/Lindsay, Tex.), Emily Sprick (SR/Little Rock, Ark.), Kaitlyn Craine (SR/Springdale, Ark.) and Makenzie Sharp (SR/Siloam Springs, Ark.). Penrose totaled 31 kills and 29 digs a year ago, while Sharp was second on the team with 220 kills and third with 239 digs in 2014. Craine was fourth on the squad with 213 digs, while Fleitman and Sprick each tallied 148 kills.


[Football] Batesville's KZLE Radio 93.1 FM to air Lyon football
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Batesville community has embraced the return of the Lyon College football program after a 64-year hiatus. And at the forefront of that support is the announcement that KZLE Radio 93.1 FM is going to be the new 'Voice of the Scots,' Lyon Director of Athletics Kevin Jenkins has announced."We're excited to have KZLE on board to broadcast all our football games during this historic season," Jenkins said this week. "They have shown interested from the day we announced we were re-instating the sport and we're proud to partner with them in this endeavor."


[Volleyball] Green welcomes 9 newcomers to Lyon squad
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College volleyball team welcomes eight new faces to the squad for the 2015 season. The Scots added seven freshmen, with the addition of Madisson Williams, Camille Clem, Marissa Barrett, Sophie Curtis, Jasmine Star-Peevy, Elley Lindsey, Madison Sandborn and Michayla Shanks. Brittney Beckham is the one transfer to the recruiting class. 


[Women's Soccer] Lyon Women?s Soccer Season Preview
2015 LYON WOMEN'S SOCCER SEASON PROSPECTUS2015 LYON WOMEN'S SOCCER ROSTER2015 LYON WOMEN'S SOCCER SCHEDULEBATESVILLE, Ark. – After finishing with an overall record of 8-8-1 in 2014, the Lyon College Scots are looking to improve upon last season and possibly secure one of the two automatic qualifying spots in the NAIA National Tournament.Lyon comes off a season in which it finished sixth in the AMC with a 6-4-1 record. The team returns 14 lettermen, and welcomes 11 new faces including seven college transfers.


[Men's Basketball] Lyon men?s basketball adds height to it's '15 squad
2015-16 MEN'S BASKETBALL SCHEDULEBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College men's basketball team added some size to it's program over the spring and summer with head coach Chad Tapp adding 12 new student-athletes to its recruiting class – seven of which are 6-feet, 5-inches or taller – for the 2015-16 season.JOE BURTThe 6-3, 190-lb. St. Cloud, Minnesota, native (pictured at right) transfers in from Olney Central Community College, where he averaged 6.4 points and 5.8 rebounds per game. At Saint Cloud Cathedral, Burt posted averages of 17 points, 7.0 rebounds and 7.0 assists per game. He is the school's all-time leader with 1,570 points and 549 assists. Burt earned the St. Cloud Times area Player of the Year award and was named the West Central Conference Most Valuable Player in high school.


[Men's Soccer] Brookshire welcomes 32 players to training camp
2015 LYON MEN'S SOCCER SCHEDULEBATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College men's soccer coach Michael Brookshire welcomed his largest squad in his four seasons with the Scots on Thursday when the team opened training camp for the 2015 season with a 32-player roster.Lyon, which finished 2014 in sixth place in the 11-team American Midwest Conference race, has 16 returners off last year's 8-7-1 squad. The Scots posted a 6-4 record in league play.


[Football] Preparation for first football season begins
2015 LYON COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCHEDULEBATESVILLE, Ark. – There was a sense of great anticipation in the air on Thursday as Lyon College head coach Kirk Kelley and his staff welcomed 94 players to training camp as the Scots began preparations for the College's first football season since 1951.With the brand new 22,000-square foot Lyon Football Training Center towering next to the Scots' practice field and a crowd of nearly 100 on hand, the squad took to the gridiron Thursday evening for the first organized practice of the season as the team now sets its sights on the August 29 inaugural season opener against 24th-ranked Tabor College at Pioneer Stadium (1 p.m.) in Batesville.


[Women's Soccer] Lyon opens 2015 with pair of home exhibitions
2015 LYON WOMEN'S SOCCER SCHEDULEBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College women's soccer team, which opened its training camp on Thursday, begins the 2015 season with a pair exhibition contests on Thursday, Aug. 13, at J. Marshall Huser Field. The first match is slated for 3 p.m. against Northwest Mississippi Community College, while the second match is set for 5 p.m. against Arkansas Rush U-18's. NWMCC will tangle with the Rush at 4 p.m.


[Football] Intimidator donates use of UTV to Lyon football
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Batesville community continues to become involved in the startup of the 2015 Lyon College football program. On Friday Intimidator donated the use of an all-electric UTV for the program to use.Intimidator representative Chris Epperson made the presentation to Lyon College President Dr. Donald V. Weatherman, Scots head football coach Kirk Kelley and Director of Athletics Kevin Jenkins.


[Football] Scots face tough challenge in CSFL race
FRISCO, Texas – No. 19-ranked Langston University was voted as the top team in the 2015 Central States Football League (CSFL) preseason poll, which marks the third consecutive season the Lions have been favored as the No. 1 team in the league's preseason poll. Langston received a total of 60 votes, including 12 first place votes. The poll is comprised of the league's coaches and sports information directors.Lyon College, which is playing its first intercollegiate games since 1951, and Arizona Christian University will be both full members of the CSFL for the first time. ACU started its football program a year ago, but joins Lyon as a newcomer this season.


[Volleyball] Lyon spikers open training camp Friday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College volleyball team has started preparations for the 2015 season.Katarina Frickleton leads a Scots, which returns 15 players from the 2014 season. The Scots also have eight newcomers.


[Women's Soccer] Bocanegra elevated to Lyon soccer head coach
BATESVILLE, Ark. – After serving three seasons as the top Lyon College assistant coach for the women and men's soccer programs, Chris Bocanegra was named the sixth head coach in the 12-year history of the Scot women's squad on Friday by Lyon Director of Athletics Kevin Jenkins.Bocanegra, who has helped the Lyon women to a .500 record or better for the past two seasons, was an integral part of Lyon's 27-25-3 (.519) mark over the past three seasons and the teams' plus-.500 American Midwest Conference final records in the past three years. The Scots posted an overall 17-11-1 (.607) league record since his arrival in 2012.


[Volleyball] Volleyball Junior High/Senior High Camp Now Closed
The Lyon Scots volleyball Girls Residential/Commuter Junior High/Senior High 4-Day camp set for June 28 – July 1 has been closed for registration.  The camp has reached the maximum amount of registrants allowed.Scot volleyball coach Ray Green said on Wednesday, "I am very excited about the growth of our camp.  Volleyball has taken great strides in our region and I'm happy to see the talent level in our gym."


[Baseball] Glaude to sign contract with Toronto Blue Jays
BEEBE, Ark. – Less than two weeks after being named Second Team NAIA All-American, former Lyon College pitcher/utility infielder Griffin Glaude (SR/Beebe, Ark.) received the call he had always hoped to get. A representative of Major League Baseball's Toronto Blue Jays called him Wednesday evening and asked him if he would sign a free-agent contract with the ball club.It was an exciting end to a long day of hoping that his dream would come through. And it was well worth the wait.Glaude sat impatiently listening to the MLB Amateur Draft. His hopes were momentarily dashed when he wasn't drafted. But only moments after the conclusion of the draft, his phone rang, with a representative of the Toronto Blue Jays at the other end.


[Baseball] Lyon's Glaude named NAIA All-American
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Lyon College pitcher/infielder Griffin Glaude continues to gather honors after the season as the Beebe, Arkansas,  senior was named to the 2015 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) All-American Second Team this week.The teams were selected by the NAIA-Baseball Coaches Association All-America Committee. Ty Abbott of Georgia Gwinnett was named National Player of the Year, with a total of 34 student-athletes being named to the first and second teams and 34 receiving honorable mention recognition.Glaude led the nation in two categories this past year and was in the top 50 in seven others. He owned the best earned run average in the country, with a 0.560. He also allowed just five earned runs on the season, which was also first nationally.


[Softball] Lyon?s Haft earns Daktronics-NAIA award
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Lyon College softball team set a number of club records on the field this past season and now a member of the squad is being honored for her work off the diamond. On Wednesday Scot junior Stephanie Haft was named as a 2015 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete.Haft, who is a 5-4 first baseman/catcher from Albuquerque, NM, became the sixth Lyon student-athlete to be named to the elite group. She joins Stephanie Spiteri (women's soccer), Kayla Floyd (women's soccer), Filip Gujanicic (men's basketball), Bobie Jo Cooper (women's golf) and Laura Winters (women's golf), as Lyon athletes honored in 2014-15.


[Football] Lyon reserved football seats sold out; GA still available
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Fans are excited about the re-start of Lyon College football and are purchasing their season tickets to show it. With just under 100 days until the Scots open the 2015 season at home on August 29 against nationally-ranked Tabor College, all of the nearly 150 reserve season tickets have been sold.Lyon Athletics is still selling general admission season tickets. This discounted ticket package is available for $25 per season ticket for the six home games against Tabor (Aug. 29), Lindsey Wilson College (Sept. 5), Bacone College (Oct. 3), Austin College-HC (Oct. 24), Langston University (Oct. 31) and Wayland Baptist University (Nov. 7). For the complete 2015 schedule, CLICK HERE.


[Scots] Lyon youth summer camps starting soon
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College is expanding its number of summer camps for youth boys and girls as individuals look for collegiate coach guidance to improve and expand their skills in various sports. Lyon is offering camps for boys and girls for baseball, basketball, football, soccer and volleyball this summer.For a full list of the Lyon camps and sign-up links, CLICK HERE.


[Scots] Lyon Spring AD's Honor Roll announced
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Nearly 90 Lyon student-athletes were recognized last week when Director of Athletics Kevin Jenkins released the Lyon College Spring 2015 Athletics Director's Honor Roll. Of the 89 athletes honored for at least a 3.0 grade point average this past semester, 13 Scots posted the highest achievable 4.0 GPA.Lyon baseball athletes made up the most of the individual teams named to the AD's Honor Roll, with 16 players recognized with at least a 3.0 average. Other sports included: football – 15; women's soccer – 11; volleyball – 10; women's basketball – 8; men's soccer – 7; softball and men's basketball – 6; women's wrestling, men's golf and women's golf – 3; and men's wrestling – 1. 


[Golf] Lyon golfers receive academic honors
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Six members of the Lyon College golf teams have been honored by the American Midwest Conference (AMC) for their academic achievements this spring and two members of the Scots' women's squad have also been recognized for their efforts by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and Daktronics.Scot women's golfers Bobie Jo Cooper (SR/Highland, Ark.) (pictured at left) and Laura Winters (JR/Eureka Springs, Ark.) (pictured at right) were honored as two of 70 golfers in the AMC who registered cumulative grade point averages of 3.0 or better in the spring and were Academic All-AMC. They were also recognized at the national level as two of 129 women's golfers in the NAIA who finished with a 3.5 GPA or better (on a 4.0 scale) and were named 2015 Daktronics Women's Golf Scholar-Athletes.


[Scots] Lyon baseball, softball players recognized by AMC
BATESVILLE, Ark. – It was a strong spring on the field for the Lyon College baseball and softball teams.  Both teams challenged for their respective American Midwest Conference regular season titles on the diamond and they both held their own in the classroom as well. Twenty-two players on the two Scot squads were recognized at the end of the season as they were named All-Academic All-AMC.To receive this recognition, a student-athlete must be in their second term of attendance at their respective institution and have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a scale of a maximum of 4.0.


[Scots] AMC to unveil new logo, branding for 2015-16
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The American Midwest Conference will enter a new era of branding in 2015-16, as commissioner Will Wolper announced a new logo, which will be used fully in place of the AMC's current logo beginning August 1.The logo package features a primary mark, individual sport logos, championship logos and special-use logos to create and enhance the unified brand for the American Midwest Conference.


[Baseball] Lyon College baseball postseason photos published
BATESVILLE, Ark. - The Lyon College sports information department has posted photos from the American Midwest Conference Postseason Tournament championship rounds and the NAIA Opening Round of the playoffs in Montgomery, Ala.To view high-resolution photos from the six games and to have the option of purchase, see the folowing albums:May 4: LYON BB vs. Missouri Baptist - CLICK HEREMay 5: LYON BB vs. Missouri Baptist - CLICK HEREMay 12: LYON BB vs. University of Saint Francis (playoffs) - CLICK HEREMay 12: LYON BB vs. Faulkner University (playoffs) - CLICK HEREMay 13: LYON BB vs. Northwood University (playoffs) - CLICK HEREMay 14: LYON BB vs. Campbellsville University (playoffs) - CLICK HERE


[Wrestling] Former OSU All-American named Lyon wrestling coach
BATESVILLE, Ark. – A three-time United States Olympic wrestler alternate, a two-time All-American at Oklahoma State University and a former assistant coach on the staff at NCAA Division I Purdue University, Thomas Erikson has been named the head men and women's wrestling coach at Lyon College, according to Athletics Director Kevin Jenkins.Erikson, 50, has more than 25-years of coaching experience at a variety of levels, demonstrating the proficiency in developing athletes to the status of national-level competitors.He has spent 13 years (1999-2012) at Purdue as an assistant coach at the main campus in West Lafayette, Indiana, working extensively in the physical and mental development of a number of All-Americans and Honorable Mention All-Americans.


[Baseball] Game Notes: Scots vs. Saint Francis playoff
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – After receiving the No. 4-seed in the NAIA Montgomery Opening Round, the Lyon College baseball team (33-11) will look to get the playoffs started off to a strong start when the Scots take on 5th-seeded University of Saint Francis (27-26) today (Tuesday) at 11 a.m. at Harrison Field on the campus of Faulkner University.Follow the GameFor FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor live video – NONE AVAILABLE


[Baseball] Glaude, Scots turn back USF Saints, 9-3
LIVE STREAM OF LYON-FAULKNERLYON-FAULKNER LIVE STATSMONTGOMERY, Ala. – Just like they did two years ago when they opened the playoffs, the Lyon College baseball team started the 2015 NAIA Montgomery Opening Round on a strong note, using a dominating effort on the mound and at the dish by Griffin Glaude (SR/Beebe, Ark.) as they started fast and knocked off the University of Saint Francis, 9-3, here at Harrison Field on Tuesday afternoon.The 4th-seeded Scots (34-11), who shook off a disappointing finish at the American Midwest Conference Tournament to start the postseason strong, will now turn their sights on top-seeded Faulkner University (45-13) in the 7 p.m. contest tonight (Tuesday). There will be free live streaming of that game by CLICKING HERE.


[Baseball] Faulkner hands Lyon first setback of tourney, 17-2
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Fourth-seed Lyon College ran into a high-powered offense of No. 1-seed Faulkner University on the first day of the NAIA Baseball Montgomery (Ala.) Opening Round and the result was the Eagles handing the Scots their first loss of the double-elimination tournament, 17-2, Tuesday night at Harrison Field.The loss came just hours after the Scots (34-12) opened the tournament with a 9-3 win over fifth-seeded University of Saint Francis. The win over Lyon was the first game of the postseason for Faulkner (46-12), as the Eagles received a first-round bye.


[Baseball] Tognarine throws Scots into semis, 10-7
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – American Midwest Conference Freshman Pitcher of the Year Tyler Tognarine (FR/Cape Coral, Fla.) didn't play quite like a first-year collegiate player during Lyon College's quarterfinal matchup at the NAIA Baseball Montgomery Opening Round Wednesday night against Northwood University. He played like a veteran pitcher that would not be denied and to not let any of his team's struggles affect him.Tognarine (pictured at left) showed poise again and again, pitching a complete-game, 11-inning win in which he threw a career-best 148 pitches, allowed only one earned run (7 total), fanned six batters and walked only four in a 10-7 victory for 4th-seeded Lyon over the No. 2-seed Seahawks. Tognarine also improved to a team-best 9-0 record on the year with the victory in only his second complete game of 2015.


[Baseball] Tigers oust Scots in Opening Round semifinals, 10-2
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Lyon College baseball took an early lead on Campbellsville University and was within one run entering the ninth inning here in the NAIA Montgomery Opening Round Thursday afternoon. But the 21st-ranked Tigers were able to string together seven runs and eliminated the Scots from postseason play, 10-2, here at Harrison Field.Lyon, which was making only its second appearance in the national postseason tournament and advanced to the semifinals for the first time, finished with a 2-2 record, to complete the 2015 campaign with a 35-13 overall mark.


[Baseball] Scots draw Saint Francis in NAIA playoffs Tuesday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team earned its second trip to the NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round last Saturday when the Scots clinched the runner-up spot in the American Midwest Conference Postseason Tournament. On Friday the Scots learned that they would be traveling to Montgomery, Ala. next week to compete for a spot in the Avista-NAIA World Series.The Scots will battle with four other colleges at Harrison Field in the double-elimination tournament, as Lyon earned the fourth seed of the Montgomery Opening Round. Lyon (33-11) will square off against No. 5-seed University of Saint Francis (27-26) on Tuesday in the first game of the tournament. No. 3-seed Campbellsville University (28-11) will then take on No. 2-seed Northwood University (39-12) in the second contest.The winner of the Lyon-Saint Francis matchup will play in the tournament's third game on Tuesday, battling top-seeded and host Faulkner University (45-13). Game times for all the contests have yet to be set. They will be released later this weekend.


[Baseball] Lyon?s Glaude heads All-AMC baseball selections
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – One of the keys to the success of the Lyon College baseball team this season has been its pitching. With that being the case, it was two of the Scots' hurlers who earned superlative American Midwest Conference awards this week when senior Griffin Glaude (SR/Beebe, Ark.) and freshman Tyler Tognarine (FR/Cape Coral, Fla.) were honored by the league's coaches.Glaude was named the AMC Pitcher of the Year for leading the league – and the country – in several major categories. He also was named First-Team All-AMC as both a pitcher and a utility infielder as he posted the top batting average in the conference, as well.Tognarine (pictured at right) had a standout season for a freshman, and was recognized for his play on the hill by being named the AMC Freshman Pitcher of the Year.


[Scots] Amos presented Jim Summers Booster of Year Award
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Each year the Lyon College Athletics Kilted Army recognizes one of its members for continued service above and beyond those around him. The 2015 Lyon College Athletics Jim Summers Booster of the Year Award went to Batesville's Craig Amos.Amos was presented with the award Thursday at the monthly Kilted Army Executive Board Meeting held in the Edwards Commons on the Lyon campus. Amos was unable to attend the recently held Lyon College Athletics Banquet, where the award was announced.


[Men's Golf] Scot linksters sit in back at AMC tourney
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo -  Lyon College golfer Josh Lunceford led the way for the Scots in the American Midwest Conference Men's Golf Championship at Dalhousie Golf Club on Monday.  The Scots currently sit last in eighth place after the first two rounds of the tournament.After the first round, Lyon shot a team total of 329, only eight strokes back of fourth place.  The second round Lyon shot a 343 and enter the final round seven strokes back of sixth place with a team score of 672.


[Baseball] MBU hands Scots first AMC Tournament loss
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - A seven-home run attack by Missouri Baptist University was too much to overcome as the Lyon College baseball team couldn't slow the Spartans' attack all afternoon Monday and No. 4-seed MBU grabbed a 14-5 victory in the first championship game of the American Midwest Conference Postseason Tournament at Lanphier Park.The setback was the first of the double-elimination tournament for the second-seeded Scots, which means Lyon and Missouri Baptist (which lost to Lyon on Saturday, 9-5) will square off again on Tuesday for a winner-take-all title game. The first pitch at Lanphier Park will take place at 12-noon.


[Baseball] Spartans clip Scots; Lyon still playoff-bound
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The difference between the two championship games of the American Midwest Conference Posteason Baseball Tournament were like night and day. In a pitchers' dual Tuesday afternoon at Lanphier Park, Missouri Baptist came back with late-inning heroics by Orlando Olivera to tie Lyon College in the bottom of the ninth and then won the game in the bottom of the 10th inning, 2-1, to secure the tourney title.Regardless of the victor, both teams will advance to the NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round playoffs on March 12-15. The top two finishers of the AMC tournament qualify and will be among the 46 teams which will be announced Friday afternoon at 3 p.m. The pairings will be announced at 6 p.m. on the NAIA.org website.Nine regional sites will host 45 teams on May 12-15, with the survivors advancing to the Avista-NAIA Baseball World Series on May 22-29 in Lewiston, Idaho.


[Men's Golf] Scots finish 7th in AMC Tournament
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - Lyon men's golf jumped up a spot in day two of the American Midwest Conference Men's Golf Championship to finish the tournament in seventh place. The Scots shot a team total of 331 in the final round of the tournament at Dalhousie Golf Club and finished the tournament with a total of 1003 after the three rounds.That was just enough to lift them above Benedictine University-Springfield in the final standings. 


[Baseball] Lyon?s Kelley named AMC Pitcher of Week
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Lyon College senior pitcher Kraig Kelley (SR/Batesville, Ark.) became the fifth Lyon College winner of the American Midwest Conference Pitcher of the Week honor in 2015 for his relief performances at the end of the regular season and in a starting role in the beginning of the conference tournament.The first performance came in the regular season finale against Harris-Stowe State University, when he shut down the Hornets in the final inning, not allowing a hit as Lyon wrapped up the No. 2-seed in the AMC tourney with an 8-3 win.


[Baseball] Scots advance to AMC championship game, 9-5
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The opportunistic Lyon College baseball team rolled up 12 hits, while taking advantage of five Missouri Baptist University errors Saturday night as the Scots steamrolled to a 9-5 victory at Lanphier Park and earned a spot in the American Midwest Conference Tournament championship game on Monday.The (RV) Scots, who stretched their AMC-best winning streak to 11 games, improved to 33-9. No. 2-seed Lyon will await the survivor of the losers' bracket contest.The Scots will battle the survivor of Monday's early semifinal game between No. 3-seed William Woods (38-11) and Missouri Baptist (38-11), who will play an elimination game at 12-noon for the right to play the Scots in the title round. WWU knocked regular-season champion and No. 1-seed Freed-Hardemen out in the late game Saturday, 11-8. FHU entered the tournament ranked 23rd nationally, while William Woods is ranked 25th.


[Baseball] Sitzman heroics lead Lyon past WWU, 4-3
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – With their pitching ace out of the game and the score tied in the bottom of the eighth inning Friday night, the Lyon College baseball team needed someone to step up and push the Scots into the semifinals of the American Midwest Conference Postseason Tournament. That player was first baseman Joseph Sitzman (JR/Lewisville, Texas).Sitzman (pictured below, left) stepped to the dish with two outs and Griffin Glaude (SR/Beebe, Ark.) on third and Dylan Wooten (JR/Lynn, Ark.) standing on first. Sitzman slammed a triple to drive in both Glaude and Wooten and the (RV) Scots scored the necessary runs to grab a thrilling 4-3 win over 25th-ranked William Woods University at Lanphier Park and remained unbeaten in the tournament.


[Softball] Hiroto, Graham named to All-AMC softball squad
COLUMBIA, Mo. – It was a season of firsts for the Lyon College softball team. And at the conclusion of the record-setting season, four members of the squad and the Scots' coach received postseason honors by the league's coaches. Savannah Graham (JR/Keiser, Ark.) and Yumiko Hiroto (JR/San Dimas, Calif.) were named All-American Midwest Conference First-Team and pitchers Ashten Welch (JR/Browns Valley, Calif.) and Nicole Sanders (FR/Pineville, La.) were given Honorable Mention All-AMC nods.Lyon first-year head coach Elliott Sampley (pictured at right) was named the AMC Coach of the Year after leading the Scots to a program record number of wins (24), conference wins (18), best season winning percentage (.585), best conference record (.750), best home record (12-2), best road record (11-11) and highest regular season finish (2nd) after the squad finished 24-17 overall and 18-6 in the AMC.


[Baseball] Kelley, Scots cruise in opening round, 10-0
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Simply put, Kraig Kelley (SR/Batesville, Ark.) dominated the Hannibal-LaGrange University Trojans during Thursday night's opening round game of the American Midwest Conference Postseason Tournament. Kelley not only hurled a two-hit shutout, but he helped his cause at the dish with a home run, a double and a 2-for-3 effort as the Scots blew out to a 10-0 win in seven innings at Lanphier Park.The #2-seed Scots (31-9), who captured their ninth straight victory, will advance in the winners' bracket of the tournament on Friday against #3-seed William Woods University (36-10), which outgunned #6-seed Lindenwood University-Belleville (25-26), 10-3. Friday's matchup between Lyon and WWU will get underway at 8 p.m.


[Women's Golf] Lyon women golfers finish 5th at AMC Tournament
EUGENE, Mo. – The Lyon College women's golf team shifted its collective game into high gear on Tuesday, as the Scots improved their score by 18 shots in the final round of the American Midwest Conference Women's Golf Championship. Lyon finished in fifth place with a score of 732 at Redfield Golf & Country Club.The Scots, who began the final round in sixth place, had the most improved score on the tournament's final day. After shooting a 375 in the opening round, Lyon posted a 357 on Tuesday.


[Softball] Scots take early exit from AMC softball tourney
COLUMBIA, Mo. – After finishing in a tie for second place during the regular season American Midwest Conference race, the Lyon College softball team couldn't sustain the momentum that garnered the program's first appearance near the NAIA Top 25 Softball Coaches' Poll when the Scots were eliminated from the AMC Postseason Softball Tournament.Lyon, the No. 3-seed, dropped a 6-3 setback to 6th-seeded Columbia College and then overcame an early deficit to No. 2-seed Park University, before eventually falling by a 7-4 count at Antimi Sports Complex on Wednesday.The Scots finished the season with a 24-17 record, still surpassing any records by previous softball squads at Lyon. The Scots also will return all the players from its 2015 squad, as there were no seniors on this year's team.


[Baseball] Scots open AMC Postseason Tournament vs. HLGU
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Lyon College baseball team is the hottest squad in the American Midwest Conference heading into Thursday's AMC Postseason Baseball Tournament, which will once again be held at Lanphier Park. Lyon holds the No. 2 seed and will take on 7th-seeded Hannibal-LaGrange University at 8 p.m.In other first-round games of the double-elimination tournament on Thursday: regular season champion and No. 1-seed Freed-Hardeman (33-12) will take on 8th-seeded Williams Baptist College (17-28) at 11 a.m.; No. 4-seed Missouri Baptist University (36-10) will square off against No. 5-seed Benedictine-Springfield (19-24) at 2 p.m.; and No. 3-seed William Woods University (35-10) will battle No. 6-seed Lindenwood-Belleville (25-25) at 5 p.m.


[Women's Golf] Lyon linksters 6th after first round of AMC tourney
EUGENE, Mo. – Lyon College golfer Bobie Jo Cooper (SR/Highland, Ark.) shot an 11-over-par 83 on Monday as the Scot women's golf team shot a 375 and is currently in sixth place after the opening round of the American Midwest Conference Women's Golf Championship at Redfield Golf & Country Club.Defending champion William Woods University leads the team chase with a 296, while Freed-Hardeman University is 22 shots back with a 318. Park University is in third place with a first-round score of 333 and Columbia College is in fourth place with a 345. Hannibal-LaGrange is in fifth with a 367, which is eight shots ahead of Lyon. Missouri Baptist is in seventh place with a 386.


[Baseball] Scots stretch winning streak to 8 games
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Lyon College baseball squad ran out of regular season games before having a chance to overcome Freed-Hardeman for the American Midwest Conference regular season title. The Scots, who had one of its games against FHU rained out last month, finished the regular season just one-half game behind the Lions after Lyon defeated Harris-Stowe State University, 8-3, Monday at Stars Park to end the regular season.Lyon, which broke the 30-win barrier (30-9) with Monday's victory, will enter the AMC Postseason Tournament on Thursday as the hottest team in the league, finishing second in the regular season with an 18-6 conference mark and on an eight-game winning streak.


[Baseball] Glaude?s mastery continues; Scots sweep DH
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Lyon College baseball team had trouble scoring in its series opener Sunday against last-place Harris-Stowe State University. But the Scots had their ace on the mound, as Griffin Glaude (SR/Beebe, Ark.) recorded his fifth shutout of the season as he hurled a three-hitter in a 1-0 Lyon win at Stars Park. The Scots then got their offense in gear in the second half of the twinbill, pounding out 15 hits in a 12-1 victory to sweep the doubleheader.The two squads will close out the series on Monday with a single game at 12-noon. Lyon continues to challenge for the American Midwest Conference title. With it unknown whether they will play any of their three conference rain-outs, the Scots (29-9) begin Monday's action in third place in the league standings with a 17-6 mark. Freed-Hardeman (33-12, 18-5 AMC) leads the AMC, with William Woods (35-10, 19-7 AMC) just one-half game off the pace and the Scots one game back of FHU.


[Football] Lyon ground game strong in scrimmage
PHOTOS FROM LYON SPRING GAMEBATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College head football coach Kirk Kelley took a long look as his ground game and three quarterbacks during the Scots first spring scrimmage event Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Stadium. He walked away pleased what he saw, as the team averaged 8.1 yards per rush, 12.0 yards per completion and 6.9 yards per offensive play as the squad wrapped up its spring session.Lyon running back Michael Bowles (JR/Earle, Ark.) ran for 81 yards on seven carries, Josh Williams (FR/Tomball, Tex.) (pictured at left) added 56 yards and a touchdown on eight attempts and Michael Evert (FR/Harrison, Ark.) rolled up 24 yards on just four carries.


[Scots] Glaude, Spiteri claim top Lyon athletics awards
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Baseball standout Griffin Glaude (SR/Beebe, Ark.) and women's soccer four-year starter Stephanie Spiteri (SR/Hayward, Calif.) received the top individual athletics honors last week when Lyon College held its annual All-Sports Athletics Banquet in Edwards Commons.Glaude, a senior who is the top pitcher on the Lyon staff this season, has been named American Midwest Conference Pitcher of the Week three times. He was also honored as the NAIA Pitcher of the Week earlier this season. He was the recipient of the Dick Winningham Award for the top male athlete.


[Softball] Scots tie for 2nd, take on Columbia in AMC tourney
2015 AMC POSTSEASON SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT BRACKETBATESVILLE, Ark. – After finishing the 2015 regular season with the best record in program history and receiving votes in the NAIA Softball Coaches' Top 25 Poll for the first time ever this week, Lyon College will enter play in this week's American Midwest Conference Postseason Softball Tournament as the third seed, taking on sixth-seeded Columbia College Wednesday in Columbia, Mo.The double-elimination eight-team tournament will be played at Columbia's Antimi Softball Complex, with eight games played on two fields on the opening day. Play will continue on Thursday with five contests, with the championship set for Friday at 12-noon.The Scots opening-round game against the Cougars will be played on Field 1 at 11 a.m. Lyon, which was not swept by any team in the AMC this season, split its two games against Columbia at home this season, winning 5-2 and falling 6-0.


[Football] Lyon football hosts spring event Saturday
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The first year of practice is nearly in the books for the Lyon College football team, as the Scots hit the field for the 15th and final time of the spring on Saturday at 2 p.m. for what head coach Kirk Kelley (pictured at right) is calling a "spring event".The competition will be free to the public. Concessions will be available and fans will have the opportunity to purchase 2015 Lyon season tickets, parking passes and reserve chair-back seats in a variety of options. Only cash and check will be accepted for purchases at this event. Lyon will play six home games in 2015, including three against nationally ranked NAIA institutions.Lyon's Scot Shop will also have representatives on hand selling Scot clothing, hats and other paraphernalia.


[Scots] Central Baptist College joins AMC for 2015-16
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The American Midwest Conference and its commissioner, Will Wolper, are pleased to announce the addition of Central Baptist College (Conway, Arkansas) as the AMC's newest member, beginning in the 2015-16 academic year."On behalf of the American Midwest Conference, I am pleased to welcome CBC to the Conference for 2015-16," Wolper said. "The addition of Central Baptist strengthens our southern footprint and our current sport sponsorship, puts us in position to explore championship sport growth, and brings another institution that has a strong commitment to the NAIA's Champions of Character initiatives, as well as academic and athletic excellence."Central Baptist offers baseball, basketball, golf, soccer and wrestling as men's sports, and its women's sports include basketball, golf, volleyball, softball and soccer. The Mustangs are also a short travel option for the AMC's current southern members – Williams Baptist College and Lyon College in Arkansas and Freed-Hardeman University in Tennessee.


[Football] Lyon football season tickets on sale now
2015 SEASON TICKET / KILTED ARMY MEMBERSHIP BROCHUREBATESVILLE, Ark. – With the start of the Lyon College football season just a little more than four months away, fans can now begin making plans to attend the first season of intercollegiate play since 1951. Season tickets to the Scots' six home games in 2015 can be purchased, along with parking passes and memberships to the Kilted Army booster club in various packages.Season tickets are on sale Monday through Friday at the Lyon Athletics Administration Building, located next to James C. Becknell Gymnasium at the end of East College Street in Batesville.


[Golf] Lyon golf teams hold steady at CMU Eagle Open
BOONEVILLE, Mo. – Seven of the eight Lyon College men and women's golfers equaled or bettered their scores from the first round to Tuesday's final round as both Scot teams held steady in the final round of the Central Methodist University Eagle Open at the Hail Ridge Golf Course. The Lyon women placed fifth at the event, improving their score by 16 strokes on the second day, while the men took 11th place, as they improved their play by 22 strokes.In fact, it was a strong day for all teams at the tournament, as each of the eight women's teams and 12 men's improved their scores from the opening round. On the women's side, Graceland improved its score by 29 strokes (394-365), while Baker University improved by 26 (386-360). For the men, Lyon (337-315) and Central Methodist University (331-309) both lowered their scores by 22 strokes in Tuesday's final round.


[Golf] Lyon women fifth, men 11th at CMU Eagle Open
BOONEVILLE, Mo. – Lyon College senior Bobie Jo Cooper (SR/Highland, Ark.) shot an opening-round score of 16-over-par 87 on Monday as she helped the Scots to a fifth-place posting after the first round of the Central Methodist University Eagle Open at Hail Ridge Golf Course. The Lyon women secured a 377 among eight teams, while the Lyon men are 11th out of 12 teams, shooting a round of 337.William Woods University and Baker University are tied in the women's division after the opening round, as they both shot an identical 349 scores. Columbia College is third, five shots back with a 354. Central Methodist is 15 shots off the pace with a 364 and Lyon sits 28 shots behind the leaders. Baker University shot an opening-round 386, while Culver-Stockton and Graceland University are both tied for seventh with identical 394 scores.


[Softball] Scots play waiting game in hopes of title
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College second baseman Lexi Reyes (SO/Tucson, Ariz.) clinched a Game 1 victory over Williams Baptist College, 3-2, with a diving catch in the seventh inning of Friday afternoon's American Midwest Conference closing twinbill. And even though the Scots dropped second  game, 5-1, the Scots are mathematically still in the hunt for the regular season championship and an automatic berth into the NAIA Softball National Tournament.The Scots (24-15, 18-6 AMC) and Lady Eagles (22-15, 13-11 AMC) became the first two teams to wrap up the conference race. Lyon, which at the time of the split, was tied for first place in the AMC with Park University (24-11, 17-5 AMC). But the Pirates still have two more conference games to make up at Freed-Hardeman University (22-13, 14-6 AMC), which sits in fourth place. But it will be a long wait for the Scots, as Park and FHU won't make up their doubleheader until April 24 in Henderson, Tenn.


[Baseball] Glaude mastery leads Scots to sweep of Park
PARKVILLE, Mo. – Lyon College senior hurler Griffin Glaude (SR/Beebe, Ark.) has been tough for American Midwest Conference teams to overcome. In six starts against league opponents, he has given up only one earned run in 40 innings. On Friday he mowed down the Park Pirates, throwing a two-hit shutout in the Scots' 4-0 victory. Lyon completed the sweep with an 11-7 victory later in the day at Comfort Field.The double-wins enabled Lyon (27-9, 15-6 AMC) to remain close to the top in the AMC standings. The Scots are currently tied with Missouri Baptist (32-7, 15-6 AMC) and William Woods (30-9, 15-6 AMC) for second place, just one-half game off the pace set by Freed-Hardeman University (29-11, 15-5 AMC).


[Football] Pawelec named DB coach at Lyon
BATESVILLE, Ark. – A former defensive coach at South Dakota State University, Jim Pawelec has been hired as defensive backs coach at Lyon College, Scots head coach Kirk Kelley has announced.While at South Dakota State (NCAA DI), Pawelec spent three years as the defensive quality control and video coordinator. During his tenure, the Jackrabbits advanced it to the second round of the playoffs each season, making them one of the top 16 teams in Division 1 FCS. They also finished each season ranked in the top 10 in the nation.


[Football] Scots hire Lucas as running backs coach
BATESVILLE, Ark. – A former football player at Middle Tennessee State, Derrick Lucas has been named running backs coach at Lyon College, according to Scots head coach Kirk Kelley.In addition to coaching running backs, Lucas will also coach kickers, punters, snappers, holders and returners at Lyon. His recruiting area for the Scots will be Kansas, Oklahoma, Alabama, Georgia and North and South Carolina.


[Baseball] Scots go on offensive, continue winning ways
NEW ALBANY, Miss. – The Lyon College baseball team took a break from American Midwest Conference action in the midst of a heated race, banging out 22 hits in a twinbill at the BNA Sportsplex Tuesday afternoon. The Scots used a three-hit attack by Colt Harmon (SR/Greenbrier, Ark.) in the opener in a 7-5 Lyon victory, and then were led by Dylan Wooten (JR/Lynn, Ark.)'s (pictured at left) three hits in a 9-6 victory in the second contest.The Scots (25-9, 13-6 AMC), who have recorded 11 victories in their last 13 games, will now set their sights on returning to key AMC action this weekend for their next-to-last conference series. Lyon will visit Park University (10-22, 5-13 AMC) in Parkville, Mo., with a doubleheader Friday (12-noon) and a single game on Saturday (12-noon). Lyon will then visit Harris-Stowe State University (10-21, 4-14 AMC) on April 24-25.


[Women's Basketball] Lyon women?s basketball gives back to community
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College women's basketball team has made it a point to give back to the community that supports them this season by visiting, sharing and teaching children in area schools.While talent is important to be successful in sports, the Scots know that character is the key to be successful in life. That is why members of the squad are sharing what it means to be an NAIA Champion of Character.


[Baseball] Harmon named Lyon Scot of the Week
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College rightfielder Colt Harmon continues to play strong offensively and defensively for the Scots baseball team, helping the squad to 11 wins in their last 13 games. He scored a pair of runs, drove in two more, doubled and drew two walks last week and is being honored as the Scot of the Week for games played between April 6-12.The 6-2, 205-lb. senior switch hitter from Greenbrier, Arkansas, and 2013 transfer from Arkansas Baptist College, is currently fourth on the Lyon squad in hitting, among full-time starters. He owns a .356 batting average, with 36 hits in 101 at-bats this season.


[Baseball] Glaude earns third Pitcher of Week honor
COLUMBIA, Mo. – For the third time this season, Lyon College pitcher Griffin Glaude has earned the American Midwest Conference Pitcher of the Week honor. After receiving the award on March 17 and 30, the senior righthander from Beebe, Arkansas, was honored on Monday when was cited by the league for this play in games between April 6-12.Glaude was also named NAIA National Pitcher of the Week on March 31, for his play on the week of March 23-29.


[Football] Scots working toward Blue-White Game
BATESVILLE, Ark. – After the Lyon College football team completed its ninth workout of the spring Sunday afternoon, the Scots took time to hear a devotional from freshman kicker Sam Burchfield (FR/Wooster, Ark.). It's become a weekly occurrence for the Scots, who are going through their first spring workouts as they prepare for their initial season of intercollegiate competition since 1951.Burchfield (pictured below) talked about the importance of the players supporting each other on the field, in the classroom and in social settings. He said God wanted his people to be there for each other and to lift each other up, even to have daily devotionals.


[Baseball] Scot pitching hot, cold in AMC split
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College Scots opened up their three-game series against American Midwest Conference foe Lindenwood-Belleville with a doubleheader split on Friday at Scots Field.  It was a tale of two games as the Scots used a great pitching performance from Griffin Glaude (SR/Beebe, Ark.) to win game one 2-0, and then allowed 18 hits in game two, losing 15-8.With the win Lyon (22-9, 12-6 AMC) sits one game back of first place in conference.  AMC newcomer Lindenwood-Belleville (15-22, 10-10 AMC) sits four games out of first.


[Softball] Lyon maintains AMC lead with road split
PARKVILLE, Mo. – The Lyon College Scots bounced back from a 5-0 shutout to Park University in the opening game of Friday's doubleheader at the Park Softball Complex, posting a 4-0 victory in the second game of the twinbill to hold on to their two-game lead in the American Midwest Conference standings.In doing so, the Scots tied the program's single-season record of 22 wins, set in 2011 (22-27). This year's squad is now 22-13 on the season, but more importantly 16-4 in AMC action. The 16 conference wins is also a program record.Lyon still leads second-place Park University (20-11, 13-5 AMC) and Lindenwood University-Belleville (19-17, 12-4 AMC) by two full games with only four conference contests remaining. The Scots will travel to Fulton, Mo. on Saturday for a 1 p.m. doubleheader against the Owls (18-18, 7-4 AMC) and then host Williams Baptist College (20-12, 11-8 AMC) next Friday in its league finale.


[Baseball] Scots take LU-B series, 6-4, on Senior Day
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College Scots held off a late push from the Lindenwood-Belleville Lynx Saturday afternoon to win the series, grabbing a 6-4 American Midwest Conference victory on Senior Day at Scots Field.  The Scots baseball team (23-9, 13-6 AMC) currently sits in third place in the AMC standings, 1.5 games back of leader Freed-Hardeman (27-9, 14-4 AMC).Lyon honored 2015 seniors Justin Braswell (SR/Kennedale, Texas), Joe Campbell (SR/Clarkton Mo.), Griffin Glaude (SR/Beebe, Ark.), Kraig Kelley, and Colt Harmon (SR/Greenbrier, Ark.) before the game.  Head Coach Tony Roepcke commended all on their leadership and service on and off the field during their time at Lyon College.


[Softball] Scots split with WWU, AMC lead narrows
FULTON, Mo. – The race to the 2015 American Midwest Conference softball championship is coming down to the wire and the Lyon College Scots are currently leading the race. The Scots split their final regular season road doubleheader on Saturday, dropping an 8-0 decision to William Woods, before bouncing back for a 5-3 victory in nine innings.With the victory, Lyon (23-14, 17-5 AMC) set a program record for the most wins in the single season with 23. The previous high in the eight-year history of play was 22, set in 2011 (22-27). The 17 conference wins easily outdistances the 13 league victories in 2008 and 2011.Lyon leads the AMC race by one game over Park University (22-11, 15-5 AMC) and two games over Lindenwood University-Belleville (19-19, 12-4 AMC) and Freed-Hardeman University (21-12, 14-6 AMC), but both Lyon and Park are tied on the loss column with five league setbacks.


[Football] Lyon football coach Kirk Kelley is mic'd up
WATCH LYON FOOTBALL COACH KIRK KELLEY BEING MIC'D UPBATESVILLE, Ark. - Lyon College head football coach Kirk Kelley was mic'd up Thursday during one of the team's spring practices. The Scots are continuing to work toward the April 25 Blue-White Spring football game. The contest will be held at 1 p.m. at Batesville High School's Pioneer Stadium. Admission is free.The Scots will open their first intercollegiate football season on August 29 when the Scots host 24th-ranked Tabor College at 1 p.m. Lyon will also be at home on the second week of the season, taking on 7th-ranked Lindsey Wilson at 1 p.m. on September 5. Both games will be played at Pioneer Stadium.Lyon will host its third nationally ranked team in 2015 on Week 9 when the Scots take on 18th-ranked Langston University in a Central States Football League contest.2015 LYON COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCHEDULE


[Men's Golf] Lyon men linksters place 8th at Park tourney
PARKVILLE, Mo. – The Lyon College men's golf team improved its score by four strokes from the opening round to the final round of the Park University Virginia McCoy Intercollegiate Invitational, but the Scots dropped a spot on the final day, finishing eighth in the two-day event at The Deuce at the National Golf Club of Kansas City.The Scots were in seventh place after the opening round, shooting a 326. They improved their play with a score of 322 on Tuesday, finishing with a 648.Lindenwood University-Belleville led the field throughout the tournament, shooting a 294 on Monday and posting a 288 on Tuesday for a two-round total of 582. The Lindenwood-Bellville 'B' team placed second with a 602, finishing 20 shots behind the LU-B 'A' squad.


[Women's Golf] Lyon women golfers place 7th at McCoy Intercollegiate
PARKVILLE, Mo. – After posting a fifth place in the first round of the Park University Virginia McCoy Intercollegiate Invitational, the Lyon College women's golf team struggled in the final round on Tuesday, dropping two spots to finish seventh in the 10-team competition at The Deuce at the National Golf Club of Kansas City.Lyon shot a 360 on Monday, but fell back to a 396 in the final round to finish the two-day tournament with a 756, finishing 12 strokes behind sixth-place Columbia College (744).


[Baseball] Sitzman, Scots down Eagles, 13-1
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College Scots didn't waste any time getting on the board in Tuesday afternoon's American Midwest Conference game against Williams Baptist College.  With the bases loaded and leading 1-0 in the bottom of the first, Joseph Sitzman (JR/Lewisville, Texas) crushed a ball over the centerfield for a grand slam and his third home-run of the season. The Scots run-ruled the Eagles in seven innings, winning 13-1.The game was the third of the series between the two teams, following a doubleheader on March 24 at Scots Field.  It was originally scheduled to be played at Williams Baptist, but field conditions forced the teams to relocate to Scots Field.


[Softball] Scots just miss sweep of Lady Lions
HENDERSON, Tenn. – The Lyon College softball team was just one out from a sweep of (RV) Freed-Hardeman University, but couldn't hold off the charging Lady Lions as the Scots had to settle for a road split at Morgan Stadium, as Lyon won, 2-1, and dropped a 7-6 decision in eight innings Tuesday.But the split was good enough to allow the Scots (21-12, 15-3 AMC) to keep the two-game lead over FHU (19-10, 12-4 AMC) and Park University (19-10, 12-4 AMC) in the American Midwest Conference. The Scots, who are within one victory of tying the program's single-season win mark set in 2011 (22-27), with 10 regular season games remaining.Lyon has never had a winning season in the seven-year history of the program, or a winning conference record. The Scots have clinched a winning AMC mark.


[Softball] Front-running Scots sweep Lady Lynx
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College softball team flirted with disaster in Game 1 of its doubleheader with Lindenwood University-Belleville Saturday afternoon, but took care of business when the game was on the line and grabbed a 6-2 win over the Lady Lynx. Then the Scots stretched their lead in the American Midwest Conference to two full games as they captured their seventh straight victory with a 4-0 blanking in the finale at Howard & Mary House Field.With 14 games still remaining in the regular season, the Scots have eclipsed a 20-win season, improving to 20-11 overall and 14-2 in the AMC. Lyon leads (RV) Freed-Hardeman (18-9, 11-3 AMC), Tuesday's opponent in Henderson, Tenn., along with Park (18-9, 11-3 AMC), who the Scots visit Friday, by two games.


[Baseball] Scots take series over 7th-ranked Missouri Baptist
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Lyon College Scots held on for a 15-14 victory in the second game of Saturday's doubleheader against league leading and 7th-ranked Missouri Baptist to take the best-of-three series, 2-1.  It's a huge conference series win and puts the Scots just 0.5 games back of first place in the AMC.  Missouri Baptist picked up the 2-0 win in game one today at Spartans Field.The win put the Scots (20-8, 10-5 AMC) alone in second place, one-half game behind American Midwest Conference leaders William Woods (23-7-1, 10-4 AMC), Freed-Hardeman (23-9, 10-4 AMC) and MBU (27-6, 11-5 AMC).  The Scots have 14 games left in the regular season, with conference match-ups against Williams Baptist College, Lindenwood-Belleville, Park and Harris-Stowe to close out the season.


[Softball] Welch, Sanders throw sweep of SLCOP
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College pitchers Ashten Welch (JR/Browns Valley, Calif.) and Nicole Sanders (FR/Pineville, La.) threw a pair of gems in the circle on Friday afternoon as the Scots softball team extended its American Midwest Conference winning streak to six games with an 8-0, 6-2 sweep of St. Louis College of Pharmacy at Howard & Mary House Field.Welch (9-5) hurled a one-hitter in Game 1, as she struck out a pair and walked just two as Lyon captured the run-rule decision in five frames. Sanders (7-5) gave up just one earned run (2 total) on only four hits, while fanning 13 and walking none, as both pitchers posted complete-game victories. They now have a combined 15 complete games on the season.


[Baseball] Lyon powers past No. 7 Spartans, 13-6
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Faced with its biggest American Midwest Conference series of the season, the Lyon College baseball team patiently waited through a three-hour rain delay before rolling past No.7-ranked Missouri Baptist University, 13-6, in Game 1 of the three-game series Friday at Spartan Field.The victory, Lyon's fifth straight and seventh in its last eight games, enabled the Scots (19-7, 9-4 AMC) to move within one win of a 20-win season, the team's fourth straight, and close within 0.5-game of the first place Spartans (26-5, 10-4 AMC) in the league.The two squads will square off again Saturday at 12-noon in a doubleheader. Those games could go a long way to determine the regular season champion. Lyon has 12 AMC contests remaining before the league's postseason tournament.


[Baseball] Scots stretch winning streak to 4 games with sweep
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team snagged a pair of wins from non-conference foe Blue Mountain College on Tuesday afternoon at Scots Field, 10-6 and 6-5.  The Scots were outhit both games, but committed no errors and drew eight walks as they claimed their fourth straight win and six in their last seven contests.Lyon (18-7) played two seven-inning games with the Toppers (10-20) out of Blue Mountain, Miss., and will return the favor by visiting the Toppers on April 14th. Lyon now looks ahead to this weekend, when the Scots travel to St. Louis, Mo. to play 7th-ranked Missouri Baptist in an American Midwest Conference series.  The Spartans (25-4, 10-3 AMC) are currently in first place and hold a 1.5 game lead over third place Lyon.  The Spartans dropped two of three games to Park University this past weekend.


[Softball] Sanders, Scots earn split with D2 Harding
SEARCY, Ark. – Lyon College redshirt freshman Nicole Sanders (FR/Pineville, La.) picked up her third consecutive win in the circle on Tuesday, as the Scots came back from a 9-2 setback to NCAA D2 Harding University at HU Softball Field, to even the day with a 5-2 victory over the Lady Bisons in non-conference action.The Scots (16-11) have now won seven of their last nine games and will return home for a non-conference scrimmage Wednesday afternoon with the Arkansas State University club team. The doubleheader will get underway at Howard & Mary House Field at 2 p.m.The Scots will then host American Midwest Conference twinbills against St. Louis College of Pharmacy (1-5, 1-3 AMC) on Friday (2 p.m.) and Lindenwood University-Belleville (13-13, 6-2 AMC) on Saturday (12-noon).


[Golf] Lyon women golfers place 7th at Owl Invitational
FULTON, Mo. – The Lyon College women's golf team held on to its seventh-place spot after the second day of the William Woods Owls Spring Invitational, finishing just one shot out of sixth place, with a 733 at the conclusion of the tournament at Tanglewood Golf Course.The Lyon men moved up one spot during Tuesday's final round, as the Scots improved their score by 11 strokes to post a two-day 633 and place fourth in the season-opening event.The Lyon squads will continue their spring season next Monday and Tuesday, April 6-7, when they participate in the Park University – Virginia McCoy Intercollegiate Tournament in Kansas City.


[Softball] Sanders named AMC Softball Pitcher of Week
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Lyon College redshirt freshman pitcher Nicole Sanders (FR/Pineville, La.) has battled back from an ankle injury a year ago and has become a strong part of the Scots pitching staff in 2015. In games played between March 23-29, she picked up a pair of complete-game victories without allowing an earned run and has been named the American Midwest Conference Softball Pitcher of the Week.Sanders had a perfect 2-0 week in the circle, not allowing an earned run. She enters this week's play with a 4-5 record on the year and has lowered her ERA to 4.78.


[Baseball] Lyon's Glaude named NAIA National Pitcher of Week
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Griffin Glaude of Lyon College (Ark.) has been named the NAIA National Baseball Pitcher of the Week and Alex Bautista of Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) has been named the NAIA National Baseball Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. Glaude and Bautista were selected based on their performances from March 23-29 and were chosen out of a pool of conference, independent and unaffiliated group winners.


[Golf] Lyon men linksters fifth after first round
FULTON, Mo. – It was a rough beginning to the 2015 spring season for the Lyon College golf teams. With limited amounts of practice time on the links because of snow and wet weather, the Scots got off to a slow start on Monday as the Lyon women are currently in seventh place out of 11 teams and the men are fifth out of six after one round at the William Woods Owls Spring Invitational.Katherine Bartley (SO/Vilonia, Ark.) led the Lyon women, posting a 10-over-par 82 to help Lyon to an opening round score of 362. Nick Mooneyham paced the Scot men with a 6-over-par 78 as the Scots shot an opening-round 322.The two-day tournament will conclude on Tuesday at Tanglewood Golf Club.


[Baseball] Glaude gains Pitcher of Week honor again
COLUMBIA, Mo. – For the second time in three weeks Lyon College senior pitcher Griffin Glaude (Beebe, Ark.) performed well enough to earn American Midwest Conference Pitcher of the Week honors for games played between March 23-29.Glaude produced a 2-0 week, registering his third complete game of the season, as he gave up no earned runs in 12 innings. In his two outings he only gave up six total hits, with 18 strikeouts and just two walks.


[Softball] Scots use ?long-ball?, take over AMC lead
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College softball team used three home runs and 11 extra-base hits Sunday afternoon to run-rule Hannibal-LaGrange University, 11-3 and 10-0, to take over sole possession of first place in the American Midwest Conference.The Scots (15-10), who have registered seven wins in their last eight games and 10 of their last 12, grabbed first place in the conference with a 10-2 mark. Freed-Hardeman (13-6, 7-1 AMC), Park University (14-7, 7-1 AMC) and Williams Baptist College (17-7, 9-3 AMC) are all one game off the pace.Hannibal-LaGrange dropped to 7-19 on the season, 1-9 in league play with the setback.


[Men's Basketball] Gujanicic leads Lyon basketball academic honors
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Led by senior men's basketball player Filip Gujanicic (SR/Belgrade, Serbia), 11 members of the Lyon College basketball teams were honored recently when they were recognized for their off-the-court academic work. Gujanicic was the only Lyon player named to the 2015 Daktronics-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball Scholar-Athlete team, while he joined five members of the Lyon men's team and five women's basketball players who earned American Midwest Conference All-Academic status.Gujanicic (pictgured at right) was one of 48 NAIA Division I men's basketball student-athletes named to the Daktronics Award. In order to be nominated by an institution's head coach or sports information director, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade-point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved junior academic status.


[Women's Basketball] Lyon?s Jackson named to All-American team
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Lyon College junior guard Carina Jackson was one of 61 women's basketball players from NAIA Division I institutions across the country to be named to the 2014-15 NAIA Women's Basketball All-American teams, the national office released this week.Players were selected by the NAIA-Women's Basketball Coaches Association All-America. There are 10 first-team players, along with 10 players on the second and third teams. Thirty-one additional players in the country received honorable mention status, including Jackson.Jackson, from Sao Paulo, Brazil and a transfer from Highland Community College last year, finished the season ranked 25th nationally in three-point field goal percentage (.380) and 45th in total scoring (434). She led the Scots in scoring per game (13.2) and points, hitting 157-of-414 field goals and 54-of-142 of her three pointers. She was also 66-of-79 (85.3%) from the free throw line. She tallied 111 rebounds on the year, including 22 on the offensive end. She dished out 81 assists, blocked 21 shots and totaled 33 steals.


[Softball] Welch, Scots shut down ?Dogs in sweep
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Junior pitcher Ashten Welch (JR/Browns Valley, Calif.) (pictured at left) hurled a one-hitter Friday afternoon as the Lyon College softball team held Benedictine University-Springfield (Ill.) to only six hits in the Scots' American Midwest Conference doubleheader sweep of the 'Dogs, 6-0 and 7-1, at Howard & Mary House Field.Lyon also received official word earlier in the day that the Scots received the two-game sweep from Harris-Stowe State University from a March 20 double-forfeit. It boosted the Scots to 13-10 on the season, but more importantly 8-2 in AMC action. The Scots moved into a first-place tie in the league standings with Park (14-6, 5-0 AMC), Freed-Hardeman (13-6, 7-1 AMC) and Williams Baptist (17-7, 9-3 AMC).


[Baseball] Trojans use 15-hit attack to top Lyon, 13-5
HANNIBAL, Mo. – The Lyon College baseball team couldn't find the answer to the red-hot Hannibal-LaGrange bats Friday afternoon as the Trojans used a 15-hit attack to take Game 1 of the three-game series with the Scots, 13-5, at Nichols Field.The Scots managed nine hits offensively, but couldn't overcome four errors as Lyon dropped to 14-7 on the season, 6-4 in the American Midwest Conference. HLGU improved to 10-14 on the season, 4-5 in league play.


[Baseball] Lyon bats come alive in sweep of HLGU
HANNIBAL, Mo. – A 34-hit attack was too much for Hannibal-LaGrange University to handle Saturday afternoon as the Lyon College baseball team used eight doubles to sweep an American Midwest Conference doubleheader from the Trojans, 9-0 and 19-5, at Nichols Field.The twin wins moved the Scots (16-7, 8-4 AMC) within 1.5 games of first-place Missouri Baptist University (24-4, 10-3 AMC), which dropped two of three games to Park University (6-14, 3-7 AMC) this weekend.Lyon also received strong pitching performances from its starters in both games, with Griffin Glaude (SR/Beebe, Ark.) and Tyler Tognarine (FR/Cape Coral, Fla.) picking up impressive victories.


[Softball] Scots split AMC contests
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Lyon College softball traveled to St. Louis, Mo. Saturday for an AMC doubleheader against the Missouri Baptist Spartans.  The Scots (9-10, 4-2 AMC) used clutch hitting in the sixth and seventh innings to get a 4-1 victory in the opener.  In Game 2, the Spartans (6-4, 3-1 AMC) came back in the late innings to pick up a 3-1 victory.In the early AMC standings, Lyon is currently in sixth place and one game back of leaders Park and William Woods.The Scots will get a five day break before two AMC doubleheaders next weekend at home against Benedictine-Springfield and Hannibal-LaGrange.


[Baseball] Lyon's Braswell named AMC Pitcher of Week
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Lyon College senior pitcher Justin Braswell became the second member of the Scots pitching staff to earn back-to-back American Midwest Conference Pitcher of the Week awards on Monday when he was named to the league's honor after throwing a complete-game one-hitter last week against Freed-Hardeman.Griffin Glaude claimed the conference's honor a week ago, and this week it was Braswell taking the award after another strong performance on the season. In Saturday's 2-1 Lyon victory he allowed just one unearned run on a single hit, while fanning three and walking only two batters as he helped the Scots, who were receiving votes in the NAIA Top 25 Baseball Coaches' Poll a week ago.


[Baseball] Glaude, Tognarine guide Scots to sweep of WBC
LYON VS. WILLIAMS BAPTIST PHOTOSBATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College starting hurlers Griffin Glaude (SR/Beebe, Ark.) and Tyler Tognarine (FR/Cape Coral, Fla.) took care of business on the hill Tuesday afternoon at Scots Field and the result was an American Midwest Conference twinbill sweep over arch-rival Williams Baptist College.Glaude (SR/Beebe, Ark.) (3-0) took the mound for the seven-inning Game 1 and held the Eagles scoreless, as he struck out 10 batters on the way to the 1-0 Lyon victory.  In Game 2, Tognarine (FR/Cape Coral, Fla.) (pictured at left) pitched seven innings, giving up only four hits and two earned runs as the Scots run-ruled the Eagles, 12-2. 


[Women's Basketball] Taylor honored as Scot of the Week
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College sophomore Elliot Taylor was one of the main reasons the Lyon women's basketball team made a fourth consecutive appearance in the NAIA Division I Women's National Championship tournament. For the second consecutive season the Scots fell to an eventual Final Four qualifier in the opening round when they dropped a 74-63 setback in Independence, Mo. on Thursday.Taylor, a 5-10 forward from Cabot, Ark., had a strong performance in her second appearance at the national tournament. Against Westmont College, she hit 4-of-10 field goals, finishing with 11 points, while adding five assists and two steals in the contest. She also posted seven rebounds, with three of them coming on the offensive end. She was the Scots' second-leading scorer and rebounder in the game.


[Baseball] Scots split with surging Lions
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College baseball split its American Midwest Conference doubleheader against the Freed-Hardeman Lions at Scots Field on Saturday afternoon.  The Scots used a strong pitching performance from Justin Braswell (SR/Kennedale, Texas) to win Game 1, 2-1. Strong pitching was hard to find in Game 2 for the Scots as they lost, 25-0.The Scots (12-6, 4-3 AMC) fell behind 1-0 in the top of the fourth inning, but came back and scored two runs in the bottom of the fourth and went on to win the seven-inning contest, 2-1, in the opener.  In the second game the Lions (15-7, 3-3 AMC) bats were hot and the Scots' pitching was not.  Freed-Hardeman tallied 25 runs on 27 hits, winning 25-0.The Scots and Lions will finish the series Sunday with a single game scheduled for 1 p.m. at Scots Field.


[Softball] Scots split AMC contest
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Lyon College softball traveled to St. Louis, Mo. Saturday for an AMC doubleheader against the Missouri Baptist Spartans.  The Scots (9-10, 4-2 AMC) used clutch hitting in the sixth and seventh innings to get a 4-1 victory in the opener.  In Game 2, the Spartans (6-4, 3-1 AMC) came back in the late innings to pick up a 3-1 victory.In the early AMC standings, Lyon is currently in sixth place and one game back of leaders Park and William Woods.The Scots will get a five day break before two AMC doubleheaders next weekend at home against Benedictine-Springfield and Hannibal-LaGrange.


[Scots] Lyon baseball, softball games called off
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College Athletics has announced several game postponements and cancellations in its upcoming baseball and softball schedules.Today's (Wednesday) Lyon baseball home American Midwest Conference contest against Benedictine University has been postponed because of rain. No make-up date has immediately been scheduled. This was the third game of a three-game series.The Scots (11-5, 3-2 AMC) will return to action Saturday with a 12-noon home league doubleheader against Freed-Hardeman University. The teams will also play a single game at Scots Field on Sunday at 1 p.m.


[Baseball] Sitzman honored as Scot of the Week
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon College junior first baseman Joseph Sitzman (JR/Lewisville, Texas) had a strong week at the plate during the period of March 9-15 and for his efforts on the field he has been named the Lyon Scot of the Week.Sitzman had a sizzling-hot bat over the seven-day period, posting a .539 (7-of-13) batting average, with two home runs, two triples, five runs batted in and five runs scored as he led the Scots to a perfect 4-0 week. Sitzman was also 1-for-1 on stolen base attempts.


[Women's Basketball] Lyon College vs. Westmont Playoff Game Notes
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – Only one member of the current Lyon College women's basketball team was on the squad's roster four years ago when the Scots advanced to their first-ever national tournament and took a tough 59-57 loss to Westmont College. An almost new Lyon team with the same coach and a string of four straight playoff appearances will try to turn the tables Thursday morning when the Scots battle Westmont at 10:45 a.m. in the opening round of the 35th NAIA Division I Women's Basketball National Championship Presented by Susan G. Komen Greater Kansas City.Follow the GameFor FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor PPV ($20 package for entire tournament) live video/audio – CLICK HERENOTE: Lyon Faculty/Staff/Students are invited to watch the game in Edwards Commons beginning FREE at 10:30 a.m. on the Lyon campus.


[Baseball] Scots split AMC contest with Bulldogs
BATESVILLE, Ark. - The Scots returned home on Tuesday from a five game road stand that saw them go 4-1.  Lyon (11-5, 3-2 AMC) welcomed the Bulldogs (2-11, 2-2 AMC) of Benedictine-Springfield to Scots Field for a doubleheader that the teams split, 2-4 and 12-3.The win puts the Scots in a three-way tie for second place in the AMC.  The teams were scheduled to finish their series today with a nine-inning game at 2 p.m., but the game was postponed due to rain.  


[Women's Basketball] Scots cool off late in 74-63 loss to Warriors
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – After building as much as a 10-point first-half lead and a seven-point advantage in the final period, the Lyon College women's basketball team went cold down the stretch Thursday morning. The Scots failed to make a field goal in the final 6:42 as Westmont College outscored the Scots 16-6 over that period to go on and win the first round game, 74-63, at the 35th NAIA Division I Women's Basketball National Championship Presented by Susan G. Komen Greater Kansas City.Lyon (27-7) advanced to the national tournament for the fourth consecutive season, but once again failed to advanced past the first round. Westmont (25-6), which defeated the Scots in Lyons' first trip in 2012, improves to 9-8 all-time postseason action and will battle the winner of the #1 Westminster/#8 Cumberland first-round game on Friday at 6:15 p.m.


[Softball] Scots use steady attack to sweep Stephens
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon's Nicole Sanders (FR/Pineville, La.) recorded a win in the circle and added a home run at the dish to assist the Scots to an opening American Midwest Conference sweep of Stephens College, 9-2 and 5-3, at Howard & Mary House Field Sunday afternoon.The Scots used a steady offensive performance, aided by Kristen Blagg (FR/Joiner, Ark.)'s 2-for-5 effort, with a pair of doubles and four runs batted in. Stephanie Haft (JR/Albuquerque, NM) also helped the team's effort, with a 4-for-7 day, connecting with a triple and a double.


[Baseball] Glaude, Sitzman key sweep of WWU
FULTON, Mo. – The Lyon College baseball team took care of business offensively and on the defensive side on Sunday as the Scots opened American Midwest Conference play with a doubleheader sweep of (RV) William Woods University. Griffin Glaude (SR/Beebe, Ark.) hurled a 3-0 shutout in the opener, while first baseman Joseph Sitzman (JR/Lewisville, Texas) hit 4-for-7 (.571) with a pair of home runs on the day as the Scots completed the sweep with a 9-5 victory in Game 2 at Owls Field.The series, which was shifted to Fulton because of wet field conditions in Batesville over the weekend, will be completed on Monday with a single nine-inning contest at 12-noon. Lyon (10-3, 2-0 AMC will then return home on Tuesday for a three-game series with Benedictine University-Springfield. There will be a doubleheader Tuesday at 12-noon and a single game Wednesday at 12-noon.William Woods dropped to 13-5 on the year, 2-2 in the AMC.


[Baseball] Owl diamondmen take Game 3 from Lyon
FULTON, Mo. – The Lyon College baseball couldn't slow down the William Woods attack on Monday, as the Scots' seven-game winning streak was snapped, losing Game 3 of the series, 14-3.  The Scots (10-4, 2-1 AMC) won the series after sweeping the doubleheader Sunday against the Owls (14-5, 3-2 AMC).Lyon had pitching struggles throughout the day.  Cole Ragsdale (SO/Bay City, Texas) (2-2) started on the mound for the Scots and pitched 3.2 innings, giving up nine hits before being replaced by Trenton Coles (SO/Cave City, Ark.).


[Baseball] Scots use hot bats to sweep Evangel Crusaders
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Lyon College baseball team was finally able to get back on the field for the first time in nearly two weeks on Thursday. The Scots used the final tune-up for American Midwest Conference action to belt out 22 hits and score 21 runs in a doubleheader sweep of Evangel University, 9-6 and 12-6, at Evangel Field.Lyon, which ran its winning streak to five games and has won seven its last eight, improved to 8-3 on the season and will now open an 11-game conference homestand Sunday with a doubleheader at Scots Field against William Woods University (13-3, 2-0 AMC). The first pitch is set for 1 p.m. The Scots and Owls will also play a single game Monday at 2 p.m.


[Women's Basketball] Jackson named First-Team All-American Midwest Conference
COMPLETE 2014-15 WOMEN'S BASKETBALL ALL-AMCCOLUMBIA, Mo. – After leading Lyon College to a second-place finish in the 2014-15 American Midwest Conference women's basketball race and the Scots to their fourth straight postseason appearance, Scots guard Carina Jackson (JR/Sao Paulo, Brazil) has been named First-Team All-AMC by the league's coaches.In addition, teammate Taylor Gaedtke (JR/Keller, Tex.) (pictured at right) has been named to the Second-Team All-AMC squad, while Jamie Jackson (SO/Beebe, Ark.) is an honorable mention recipient.


[Softball] Lady Techsters grab pair from Lyon
RUSTON, La. – Lyon College batters struggled against Louisiana Tech hurlers Bianca Duran and Bailey Allen Wednesday afternoon as the NCAA Division I Lady Techsters took a pair of wins over the Lyon College softball team, 8-0 and 7-0, at Lady Techster Complex.The Scots could only muster two hits in the opener, then added five hits in Game 2, but it wasn't enough to claim a win. Lyon dropped to 5-8 on the season, while Louisiana Tech improved to 15-5.Lyon is scheduled to open American Midwest Conference play at home on Friday, weather permitting. The Scots host Stephens College in a 2 p.m. twinbill. Lyon will host Columbia College Saturday at 2 p.m. at Howard & Mary House Field.


[Women's Basketball] Lyon draws Westmont at 32nd National Championship
LYON SCOTS SELECTION SHOW VIDEO - CLICK HEREKANSAS CITY, Mo. – The 17th-ranked Lyon College will face the team it met in the Scots' first trip to the national tournament back in 2012 when they take on 16th-ranked Westmont College on Thursday, March 19, in the first round of the 35th Annual NAIA Division I Women's Basketball National Championship.The Scots (27-6) are the No. 5 seed in the eight-team quadrant of the 32-team tournament. Westmont (24-6), from Santa Barbara, Calif., is the No. 4-seed. The teams will square off in the Independence Events Center in Independence, Mo. at 10:45 a.m.Other teams from the quadrant include No. 3-seed Our Lady of the Lake University (26-6) battling No. 6 Martin Methodist University (25-7) at 9 a.m.; No. 7 Baker University (21-9) battling No. 2-seed Oklahoma Baptist University (25-5) at 12:30 p.m.; and top-seeded Westminster College (25-2) squaring off against No. 8 Cumberland University (16-12) at 2:15 p.m. All four games will be played on Thursday.


[Softball] Scots softball cancels vs. GSU, adds DH
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Wet conditions during a road trip in Louisiana has forced the Lyon College softball team to make some midweek changes to its schedule.The Scots were scheduled to play in Ruston, Louisiana against NCAA Division I Louisiana Tech University on Tuesday. That game was postponed and will be made up as a doubleheader on Wednesday at 2 p.m.


[Baseball] Lyon baseball reschedules AMC games
BATESVILLE, Ark. – A rainy March has caused havoc in scheduling for the Lyon College baseball team. As a result, the Scots have made a number of changes in the upcoming slate in order to get in as many American Midwest Conference games as they can.Lyon is scheduled to play a non-conference doubleheader at Evangel University in Springfield, Mo. on Thursday. Predicted rain on Friday has forced a shift in this weekend's home conference series with William Woods. The Scots and Owls will play a doubleheader Sunday at 1 p.m., with the teams set to play a single game on Monday at 2 p.m. All three games will be played at Scots Field.


[Women's Basketball] NAIA announces DI women's national qualifiers
By CHAD WALLERDirector of Communications and Sports InformationKANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has officially announced the 32-team field for the 78th annual Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship. The event will take place from March 18 - 24 and be held at Municipal Auditorium for the 14th-straight year in downtown Kansas City, Mo. Eighteen programs are back after competing in the 2014 national championship. For tickets as low as $5 per person, go to NAIAHoops.com/tickets.The official 32-team national championship bracket will be announced via a live selection show at 8 p.m. CST on NAIANetwork.com.The 32-team field is comprised of 15 automatic qualifiers, one host berth awarded to Benedictine (Kan.) and 16 at-large selections. Automatic qualification is given to conference regular-season champions, regular-season runners-up, tournament champions or tournament runners-up depending on the league. At-large teams were determined using the final regular-season Coaches' Top 25 Poll released earlier today.


[Women's Basketball] Top-seeded Lady Lions edge Scots in title game, 72-62
HENDERSON, Tenn. – It was 'all hands on deck' for the Lyon College women's basketball team as the 16th-ranked Scots used the hot hand of sophomore guard Jamie Jackson (SO/Beebe, Ark.) and valuable minutes off the bench by Hailey Hastings (SO/Batesville Ark.), as they gave No. 1-ranked and top-seeded Freed-Hardeman all it could hand before bowing, 72-62, in the American Midwest Conference championship game in Brewer Sports Center.Despite the loss, the Scots (27-6) will use this strong performance to vault them into the NAIA Division I National Championship Tournament on March 18-24, as Lyon earned the second automatic bid, received by finishing second in the conference tournament. Freed-Hardeman (32-1), which won its 32nd straight game this season and 76th straight at home, earned the first automatic bid, claiming both the regular season and the tournament title.


[Women's Basketball] Lyon vs. Freed-Hardeman Championship Game Notes
BATESVILLE, Ark. – It's been a long time coming, but for the first time since 1992 when the institution was named Arkansas College, the Lyon College women's basketball team will be playing in a conference title game tonight (Monday) when the Scots travel to Henderson, Tennessee to battle No. 1-ranked and top-seeded Freed-Hardeman University for the American Midwest Conference Tournament Championship. The contest will tip-off at 7 p.m.Follow the GameFor FREE live stats (click on "W" next to tonight's game) – CLICK HEREFor FREE live video/audio – CLICK HEREAMC Women's Postseason Tournament Homepage – CLICK HEREAMC Women's Postseason Tournament Bracket – CLICK HERE


[Women's Basketball] Lyon shakes off rust, HSSU to advance to semifinals
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The 16th-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team looked like a team trying to shake off the rust from being snowed in for a few days until the stretch run Friday night.The Scots, who were forced to postpone their American Midwest Conference Postseason Tournament Quarterfinal matchup twice, finally got the game in. Lyon struggled offensively, but put on the clamps on the defensive end as Lyon rolled over Harris-Stowe State University late, 78-58, in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.The win means the No. 2-seed Scots (26-5) must turn around and play the conference semifinal contest in less than 24 hours, as Lyon hosts No. 3-seed William Woods University (23-7) Saturday at 7 p.m. The Owls advanced to the semifinal on Wednesday night with a 66-61 win over No. 6-seed Park University, giving WWU two extra days' rest heading into Saturday's matchup.


[Softball] Scots grab pair of road wins in Oklahoma
BARTLESVILLE, Okla. – The Lyon College softball team belted out 23 hits and scored 20 runs in two games Saturday as the Scots grabbed victories over Oklahoma Wesleyan University, 7-5, and Evangel University, 13-11, at OKWU Softball Field.Savannah Fuller (SO/Tucson, Ariz.) (pictured at right) led the way for the Scots, posting a 4-for-9 afternoon, with a double, three runs batted in and a run scored. Tess Hurley-Brown (SO/Batesville, Ark.) posted a 3-for-8 day, with a double, three runs scored and two RBIs. Haley Huffstuttler (SO/Wynne, Ark.) was also 3-for-8, tagging a double, driving in a run and scoring twice. Yumiko Hiroto (JR/San Dimas, Calif.) finished 3-for-9, with a home run, a pair of runs scored and three runs driven in.


[Women's Basketball] Lyon-WWU Notes: Scots look for national tourney spot
BATESVILLE, Ark. – An automatic berth into the NAIA Division I National Tournament could be on the line tonight (Saturday), along with a spot in the American Midwest Conference Postseason Tournament championship game for the 16th-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team as the Scots host (RV) William Woods University at 7 p.m. in James C. Becknell Gymnasium in a tourney semifinal contest.Ticket PricesAdmission to the game is $5 for adults 13-and-over and $2 for individuals 12-and-under. Lyon students will be admitted free (courtesy of the Lyon Athletics Booster Club), but must show their student ID at the gate. No passes will be accepted for postseason games, except NAIA passes.Follow the GameFor FREE live stats – CLICK HEREFor PPV ($7.95) live video/audio – CLICK HEREAMC Women's Postseason Tournament Homepage – CLICK HEREAMC Women's Postseason Tournament Bracket – CLICK HERE


[Women's Basketball] Scots claim NAIA National Tournament bid, 65-46
BATESVILLE, Ark. – No. 16-ranked Lyon College turned on the afterburners Saturday night, shutting down the William Woods attack in the second half, as the Scots outscored the Owls 28-7 over the final 13:39 to top WWU, 65-46, and clinch the second automatic bid to the NAIA Division I Women's Basketball National Tournament and a spot in the AMC Postseason Tournament championship game on Monday.The Scots (27-5) earn the bid because No. 1-ranked and top-seeded Freed-Hardeman (31-1) took the first bid by winning the regular season title. When the Lady Lions advanced to the tournament title game on Saturday with a 76-62 win over No. 5-seed Columbia College earlier on Saturday, it opened the door for the Scots to clinch the bid by advancing to the tournament championship.


[Softball] Blagg, Fuller lead Scots past Lady Mustangs, 14-8
CONWAY, Ark. – For the third consecutive game the Lyon College softball team has rolled up the offensive numbers, which have resulted in three straight victories on this Spring Break road trip. Six different Scots produced two hits apiece Saturday night as they exploded for an eight-run eighth inning in a 14-8 victory over Central Baptist College at The Fieldhouse in Conway.Lyon (5-6) inched closer to the .500 mark by slamming 13 hits, including four doubles and a triple, giving the squad 11 extra base hits in the past three outings.


[Men's Basketball] Young, Scots burn Hornets, 86-58, to advance
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The top three-point shooting team in the nation stepped up its game by leaps and bounds Tuesday night. The Lyon College men's basketball team shot 'lights out' for 40 minutes, hitting 66.7% from the field and an amazing 71.4% from behind the three-point arc for an impressive 86-58 victory over Harris-Stowe State University in the first round of the American Midwest Conference Postseason Tournament in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.Sixth-seeded Lyon entered the game as the top NAIA DI team shooting from three-point territory, knocking down 44.5% on the season. The Scots, led by senior Devonte Young (SR/Beebe, Ark.) and junior Riley Jenkins (JR/Norwood, Mo.) converted 6-of-8 (75%) behind the arc in the first half and 15-of-21 for the game to blow out the Hornets. Lyon finished the game making 30-of-45 of its field goals, including 15-of-21 (71.4%) in the first half when the Scots built a 39-25 advantage.


[Softball] Bears take pair from Lyon softball squad
CONWAY, Ark. – The Lyon College softball team had the opportunity to get back on the diamond for the first time in 17 days and the offensive of NCAA Division I University Central Arkansas was too much as the Bears downed the Scots in a pair of 8-0 victories at Farris Field.Central Arkansas (12-6), which ran its winning streak to three games and has won seven of its past eight games, generated 25 hits in the two games, while the Scots could only manage five


[Women's Basketball] Lyon women?s AMC basketball playoff postponed
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Due to impending winter weather in northeast Arkansas and eastern Missouri, tonight's American Midwest Conference Postseason Tournament Quarterfinal game between 16th-ranked Lyon College and Harris-Stowe State University has been postponed.The game has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday in James C. Becknell Gymnasium on the Lyon campus. Further consideration for possible rescheduling beyond this point won't be made until Thursday morning.


[Men's Basketball] Scots host Hornets in AMC playoff tonight
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College men's basketball team will be looking to clinch their second straight winning season for the first time since 2004-06 and advance past the first round of the American Midwest Conference Men's Postseason Tournament when Scots host Harris-Stowe State University tonight (March 3) in James C. Becknell Gymnasium. The opening tip is set for 7 p.m.Ticket PricesAdmission to the game is $5 for adults 13-and-over and $2 for individuals 12-and-under. Lyon students will be admitted free (courtesy of the Lyon Athletics Booster Club), but must show their student ID at the gate. No passes will be accepted for postseason games, except NAIA passes.


[Baseball] Arkansas snow cancels Lyon weekend games
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Snow blanketed much of Arkansas overnight Friday and has forced more schedule changes for Lyon College athletic teams. Areas around Batesville received generally less than an inch, but the Walnut Ridge area received 2-3 inches.Saturday's Lyon home baseball doubleheader against the University of Saint Francis (Ill.), along with Sunday's doubleheader between the two teams, have been cancelled because of poor field conditions.


[Women's Basketball] Lyon women take down Hornets, 75-57
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Lyon College duo of Carina and Jamie Jackson (SO/Beebe, Ark.) combined for 38 points and nine rebounds Saturday afternoon as the 17th-ranked Scots rolled into the American Midwest Conference Postseason Tournament with a 75-57 victory over Harris-Stowe State University in the Emerson Performance Center.Lyon (25-5, 21-3 AMC), which had already sewn up the No. 2-seed in the upcoming tourney, ran its record in February to 7-1, as the Scots won for the 22nd time in their last 24 games. After securing the most conference wins ever by the program, Lyon will now receive a bye in the opening round on Monday. The Scots will await the winner of the first-round game between 10th-seeded Missouri Baptist (8-20, 8-16 AMC) and 7th-seed Harris-Stowe (12-16, 11-13 AMC).


[Men's Basketball] Scots explode past Hornets, host opening round
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Lyon College men's basketball team was looking for a positive boost heading into the upcoming American Midwest Conference Postseason Tournament this week. They may have found it.The Scots bounced back from a one-point deficit at the half to Harris-Stowe State University Saturday afternoon and held the Hornets to just 25.8% (8-of-31) from the field and 7.7% (1-of-13) from three-point range in the second half of a 63-51 win in the Emerson Performance Center.Lyon (15-14, 12-10 AMC), which snapped a three-game losing skid with the victory, earned the sixth seed in the upcoming conference tourney and will once again battle #11-seed Harris-Stowe (6-22, 5-17 AMC) in the first round on Tuesday.


[Baseball] Late-inning heroics lead to Lyon sweep
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team used late-inning heroics led by Joe Campbell (SR/Clarkton Mo.) and Colt Harmon (SR/Greenbrier, Ark.) to help the Scots come from behind twice Friday afternoon in frigid temperatures as they swept a doubleheader from the University of Saint Francis (Ill.), 2-1 and 5-3, at Scots Field.The sweep enabled Lyon (6-3) to stretch its winning streak to three games as the Scots have now posted victories in five of their last six contests. The two teams will square off again Saturday and Sunday at Scots Field, with twinbills scheduled on both days. The first pitch is set for 12-noon on Saturday and 11 a.m. on Sunday.


[Scots] Weather forces baseball, softball changes again
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The wet weather of February continues to cause havoc for the Lyon College baseball and softball teams. Both squads have announced further weather-related changes in their schedules in the upcoming days and weeks.Lyon baseball head coach Tony Roepcke announced that Wednesday's rescheduled game at Bethel University in McKenzie, Tenn. has now been cancelled because of poor field conditions.The Scots are also scheduled to host the University of Saint Francis (Ill.) this weekend in a four-game series. That series has now been moved up and will start Friday with a doubleheader at 12-noon at Scots Field. The final two games will be played Saturday at 12-noon.


[Women's Basketball] Scots start slow, races past Lynx, 65-49
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – Jamie Jackson (SO/Beebe, Ark.) has had Lindenwood University-Belleville's 'number' this season. For the second time in as many games against the Lynx, Jackson set a personal scoring record at Lyon College, as the sophomore transfer hit 11-of-15 from the field for a game-high 26 points Thursday night to lead the Scots to a 65-49 road win in Lynx Arena.The victory was Lyon's 21st victory in its last 23 games, as the Scots improved to 24-5 on the season, equaling the number of wins from a year ago (24-9), which was the second-most victories in a season (28) for the program. The 17th-ranked Scots also boosted their American Midwest Conference record to 20-3, which is the most conference wins in the history of the program.


[Men's Basketball] Lynx outmuscle Scots in paint, 73-57
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – Lyon College men's basketball coach Chad Tapp was hoping his team would get on a run before the American Midwest Conference appeared on the horizon. That hasn't been the case. Instead, the season has been like a rollercoaster since Christmas. On Thursday night the (RV) Lindenwood University-Belleville Lynx outrebounded the Scots 37-25 and took a 73-57 win in Lynx Arena.With one game remaining in the regular season, the Scots (14-14, 11-10 AMC), who have dropped three straight and five of their last six, will try to finish the regular on a positive note when the Scots travel to St. Louis to take on Harris-Stowe State University (6-21, 5-16 AMC) Saturday at 4 p.m. Lyon needs a win or a Benedictine University (13-16, 10-11 AMC) loss at 13th-ranked Columbia College (24-5, 17-4 AMC) to wrap up the sixth-seed in the upcoming AMC Postseason Tournament.


[Men's Basketball] Gujanicic named to Scot of the Week honor
BATESVILLE, Ark. – A native of Belgrade, Serbia, Lyon College senior forward Filip Gujanicic has been a quiet performer for the Lyon College men's basketball team. Almost without notice, he has worked himself into a starting role this year and has held his own both on and off the floor. For his efforts Gujanicic has been named the Lyon Scot of the Week for February 16-22.The 6-7, 205-lb. post player transferred to Lyon a year ago from Brevard College in North Carolina. As a true freshman, he played in 25 games for the Tornados, hitting 52.2% of his field goals and averaged 2.7 points per contest.


[Women's Soccer] Lyon women?s soccer inks Florida goalkeeper
BATESVILLE, Ark. – With the graduation of a four-year starter in goal from this past season's team, Lyon College women's soccer coach Ben Parman was looking to bolster his goalkeeping presence in the off-season. The Scots' coach took a step in that direction recently with the signing of Regan Kowalski of Orlando, Florida.Kowalski, who will join the Scots for the 2015 season in the fall, was a goalkeeper for Seminal High School in Orlando. She earned all-conference honors during her four years of play on the high school pitch, while averaging over 200 saves a year.


[Baseball] Bethel baseball game pushed back
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Poor weather conditions have forced another change in the Lyon College baseball slate. Tuesday's scheduled single-game in McKenzie, Tenn. against Bethel University (1-5) has been moved back to Wednesday.The nine-inning contest will get underway at 2 p.m. at Hargis Park.


[Softball] Lyon softball changes weekend schedule
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Poor field conditions at Williams Baptist College in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, has caused WBC to change the schedule of softball games involving Lyon College scheduled for this weekend.Contests involving Lyon will now be shortened from two games Friday and two more Saturday, to only a pair of Saturday afternoon contests at the Williams Baptist campus.


[Scots] Lyon athletes named to fall AD Honor Roll
BATESVILLE, Ark. – More than 100 Lyon College student-athletes were honored last week when Director of Athletics Kevin Jenkins released the College's Fall 2014 Athletic Director's Honor Roll. Of the 111 athletes honored for making at least a 3.0 this past semester, 14 Scots posted the highest available 4.0 grade point average.Scot baseball had the most players named to the AD Honor Roll, with 23 players making a 3.0 GPA. Other sports included: football – 14; women's soccer – 13; softball – 12; men's basketball – 11; women's basketball – 9; volleyball – 9; men's soccer – 7; men's golf – 5; women's golf – 3; women's wrestling – 3; and men's wrestling – 2.


[Women's Basketball] Lyon clinches 2nd seed in tourney, rips Stars, 86-34
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The 17th-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team displayed a balanced attack and turned 27 Stephens College turnovers into 41 points on the offensive end as the Scots clinched the second seed in the upcoming American Midwest Conference Postseason Tournament with a convincing 86-34 road victory over the Stars in Silverthorne Arena Monday night.With only two games remaining in the regular season, Lyon (23-5, 19-3 AMC) moved within one victory of last year's total and tied the best conference mark in the history of the program, which occurred last year. Stephens fell to 3-25 with the setback, 3-20 in conference play.


[Men's Wrestling] Miller finishes sixth at NAIA Regionals
DES MOINES, Iowa – The Lyon College freshman Dustin Miller (FR/Escondido, Calif.) (pictured at right) posted a 3-3 record Saturday to finish in sixth place in the 125-lb. weight class at the NAIA Central National Qualifier Tournament on Saturday as the Scots completed their first season of wrestling competition.As a team, the Scots scored 14 points to finish 13th among 14 colleges. Grand View won the team competition with 218 points, followed by Missouri Valley with 124.5 points. Oklahoma City placed third with 123 points, Baker (Kan.) was fourth with 89.5 points and Bethany (Kan.) and Williams Baptist College tied for fifth with 75 points.


[Football] Scots football to host golf fundraiser April 24
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College football program is planning a major fundraiser later this spring, with proceeds going back into the program which will field its first intercollegiate squad since 1951 in August.The 'Lyon Football Swing in the Spring' has been scheduled for Friday, April 24 – one day before the program will culminate its first spring workouts and field the Lyon Spring Game on April 25 at Pioneer Stadium.


[Softball] Lyon weekend softball games cancelled
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Bitter cold weather and snow-covered fields has forced the cancellation of four more Lyon College softball games. The CBC February Meltdown tourney at Central Baptist College on Friday and Saturday has been called off.Lyon College (2-4) was scheduled to play four games over the next two days, taking on Ecclesia College and CBC once each, along with Evangel University two times. Those games will not be made up.


[Women's Basketball] No. 17 Scots come up short to No. 1 FHU, 77-54
HENDERSON, Tenn. – The 17th-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team took 12 more shots than the No. 1 Freed-Hardeman Lady Lions on Thursday, but the Scots struggled to get their shots to fall as the FHU took a 77-54 win to capture at least a share of the American Midwest Conference regular season title in the Brewer Sports Center.Lyon (22-4, 18-3 AMC) saw its 11-game winning streak snapped as the Scots fell three games behind the Lions (26-1, 21-0 AMC) in the conference standings with three games to play. Lyon can finish no worse than second in the regular season standings, as the Scots lead William Woods (19-7, 15-6 AMC) and Lindenwood University-Belleville (16-11, 15-6 AMC) by three games.


[Men's Basketball] Lions slow Scots? attack, clinch AMC title, 73-36
HENDERSON, Tenn. – The Lyon College men's basketball team had its hands full with the nation's No. 2-ranked Freed-Hardeman University Lions Thursday night. FHU held the Scots to 29.4% (15-of-51) shooting from the field and forced 20 turnovers to knock off the Scots, 73-36, to claim the program's first-ever regular season conference championship in the Brewer Sports Center.The Lions (24-2, 19-1 AMC) not only clinched the American Midwest Conference regular season title, but their 12th straight victory also clinched a spot in the NAIA Division I National Tournament next month. Freed-Hardeman will own to the top seed and an opening-round bye in the AMC Postseason Tournament, which begins March 3.


[Scots] Bad weather forces Lyon athletics schedule changes
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Inclement weather that has hit northeast Arkansas and the entire Midwest this week has caused havoc on a number of college's athletic schedules. Lyon College has not been spared. With more snow in the forecast for Tuesday night there could be more changes on the way.The Scots' baseball team (4-3) was forced to cancel its final game of the Ottawa series on Sunday so the Braves could safely return to Kansas before impending poor weather arrived.


[Baseball] Glaude earns Scot of Week honor
BATESVILLE, Ark. – One of the keys to the success of the Lyon College baseball team this season is the development of a young pitching staff. Scot senior right-hander Griffin Glaude is making his early-season presence known both in the rotation and in his spot at shortstop early on. For his effort during games played between Feb. 9-15, Glaude has been named Scot of the Week.Glaude (1-0), a native of Beebe, Arkansas and tranfer from the University of Central Arkansas last year, had a strong pitching performance against Ottawa University on Saturday, going the distance, while allowing one earned run (two total) on four scattered hits and one walk, as he picked up the victory in a 4-2 Lyon win. He also fanned 10 and posted an ERA in the game of a 1.29.


[Women's Basketball] Watson boasts balanced weekly stats, POW honor
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Lyon College senior guard Ashala Watson was the American Midwest Conference Defensive Player of the Year in 2013-14, but has shown she has so much more to her game. Her balanced scoring, rebounding and assists helped her to receive the AMC Women's Basketball Player of the Week honor, the league office announced Monday.Watson, a 5-2 guard from Magnolia, Arkansas, and a transfer to Lyon last season from Carl Albert Junior College in Oklahoma, led Lyon to its 10th and 11th consecutive wins from February 9-15 as the Scots posted a 2-0 mark.


[Women's Basketball] Taylor, Grigg lead Scots past WBC, 92-57
WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – Elliot Taylor (SO/Cabot, Ark.) hit all seven field goals and scored 18 points in just 20 minutes Saturday afternoon as the 17th-ranked Lyon women's basketball team pounded arch-rival Williams Baptist University for its 11th consecutive win with a decisive 92-57 victory in the Southerland-Mabee Center.The victory was the 19th in the past 20 games for the Scots, who have only lost once since Nov. 28 – to top-ranked Freed-Hardeman University. Lyon (22-4, 18-2 AMC), which trails the Lions by two games in the league chase, blew out to a 57-21 lead at the break by hitting a blistering 65.7% (23-of-35) from the field in the first half. Lyon finished the game with a 60.3 percentile (35-of-58), sinking 8-of-12 (66.7%) from three-point territory for the half and 55.6% (10-of-18) for the game.


[Men's Basketball] Turnovers lead to Scots? loss at WBC, 67-59
WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – Despite converting 53.3% (8-of-15) of its three-point field goal attempts Saturday afternoon, the Lyon College men's basketball team turned the ball over 15 times, which Williams Baptist College turned into 15 points in the Eagles' 67-59 win in the Southerland-Mabee Center.The loss was the third in the last four games for Lyon, which dropped to 14-12 on the season and 11-8 in American Midwest Conference play. The Scots are now tied with Park University (11-10, 10-7 AMC) for fifth place in the league race, as both teams are seven games out of first place. No. 3 Freed-Hardeman (23-2, 18-1 AMC) is in first place, followed by No. 12 Columbia (22-4, 15-3 AMC), which is 2.5 games off the pace.


[Softball] Evangel uses Lyon miscues to sweep twinbill
BATESVILLE, Ark. – It's still early in the season and the Lyon College softball team has some work to do before getting set for American Midwest Conference play. The Scots suffered through 14 errors and Howard & Mary House Field Saturday afternoon as Evangel University (3-1) took a pair of victories, 10-5 and 14-6, before a large home-opening crowd.Lyon (2-4) continued to fight back despite the mistakes, finishing with 15 hits in the two games. Scot starting pitchers Ashten Welch (JR/Browns Valley, Calif.) and Nicole Sanders (FR/Pineville, La.) only gave up four earned runs, as the mistakes haunted Lyon.


[Women's Wrestling] Lyon's Perez claims 7th at WCWA Nationals
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Lyon College freshman wrestler Jazmin Perez (FR/West Covina, Calif.) recorded a 5-2 record over two days and placed seventh in the 109-lb. weight class Saturday at the WCWA Nationals held at Missouri Baptist University.The Scots finished 15th overall out of the 21 teams participating at the national tourney. Lyon scored 25 points.Perez was one of six Lyon wrestlers from the first-year program that participated in the national event. Teammate Jesse Grubbs (FR/Azle, Texas) (3-3) advanced to the seventh-place match in the 170-lb. weight class, where she fell to Gabriela Guzman of Lindenwood University in a 13-4 decision.


[Baseball] Lyon diamondmen take 2-of-3 from Ottawa
BATESVILLE, Ark. – With a chance of snow in the forecast on Sunday, the Lyon College baseball team and Ottawa Braves moved one of the series' games to Saturday and played a triple-header on a lovely 60-degree day at Scots Field. The Scots (5-3) took two-of-three on the day from the Braves (3-4).In the first game, Griffin Glaude (SR/Beebe, Ark.) pitched a complete game, striking out 10 and giving up only one earned run, which was enough for the 4-2 victory. In Game 2, the Scots were down 5-2 heading into their last three at-bats. After scoring two runs, there were two outs and Glaude was the tying run on second. Joseph Sitzman (JR/Lewisville, Tx.) laced a single to centerfield and Glaude received the go-ahead from third-base coach Robbie Holmes at third, but was tagged out at home in a close play.  The Braves ended up winning Game 2, 5-4.


[Women's Basketball] Scots roll to 10th consecutive victory, 84-72
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Six Lyon College players scored in double figures Thursday night and the Scots turned 20 Hannibal-LaGrange University turnovers into 30 points as the Scots recorded their 10th consecutive win and 18th victory in their last 19 games with a 84-72 American Midwest Conference victory in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.The win keeps the 17th-ranked Scots (21-4, 17-2 AMC) two games back of top-ranked Freed-Hardeman University (24-1, 19-0 AMC), after the Lady Lions picked up a forfeit win over Benedictine Thursday. Lyon leads third-place Lindenwood University-Belleville (14-5, 15-10 AMC) by three full games in the conference race. LU-B recorded a 91-50 over Missouri Baptist (6-16, 6-12 AMC).


[Men's Basketball] Bulldogs hand Scots second straight loss
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Despite a career-high 18 points from reserve Rickey Thomas (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) and a 50% (23-of-46) shooting effort by the team from the field, the Lyon College men's basketball team fell behind Benedictine University-Springfield by six at the half and never took the lead in the second period as the Scots dropped a 69-65 decision to the Bulldogs in James C. Becknell Gymnasium Saturday afternoon.It was the second consecutive home loss for the Scots, who dropped to 13-11 on the season and 10-7 in the American Midwest Conference. Lyon, which has lost three of its last four since starting conference play 9-4, is still in fifth place in the league chase and now six games out of first.


[Baseball] Scots take split with No. 3 OKWU
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team split the final two games of its season-opening series against the 3rd-ranked Oklahoma Wesleyan Eagles on Saturday at Scots Field.  Lyon came out on top of the first game, 4-2, and couldn't keep up in the second game falling 13-3.The Scots (1-2) used two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to take a 4-2 lead in the 7-inning game one.  In the second game the Eagles (2-1) piled on the runs, including two home-runs, winning the contest, 13-3.Lyon continues its eight game home stretch on Wednesday with a 2 p.m. match-up against Bethel University at Scots Field.


[Softball] Hurley-Brown earns AMC softball award
COLUMBIA, Mo. – It may be early in the season, but Lyon College softball player Tess Hurley-Brown appears to be in mid-season form. The sophomore from Batesville, Arkansas slammed a pair of home runs, while batting .500 and was named the American Midwest Conference Softball Player of the Week for February 2-8, the conference office announced Monday.Hurley-Brown, who plays first base and in the outfield for the Scots, helped Lyon to a 2-2 week as they swept NCAA DII Ouachita Baptist University, 5-4 and 13-9, before the Scots dropped a pair of Le Tourneau University, 5-4 and 6-2, to open the year.


[Men's Wrestling] Cain picks up lone victory vs. Eagles
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College men's wrestling squad struggled in a battle of first-year programs in their 2014-15 home finale Tuesday night as the Scots picked up only one victory in a 49-3 setback to Williams Baptist College (11-3) in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.Jason Cain (FR/Katy, Texas) recorded a victory for Lyon (0-8) in the 149-lb. weight class, going the distance before grabbing a 13-7 decision over WBC's Dante Padilla. It was literally a 'blood battle' as Cain survived a bloody nose in the match and still took the win.


[Baseball] Wooten, Scots mow down Bethel, 6-1
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Lyon junior transfer third baseman Dylan Wooten (JR/Lynn, Ark.) slammed a pair of doubles and drove in a run Wednesday afternoon as the Scots picked up their second win in their last three games with a 6-1 victory over Bethel University at Scots Field.The Scots (2-2) were helped by strong right arm of Justin Braswell (SR/Kennedale, Texas) (pictured at left). The senior recorded the win (1-1) on the hill, working six shutout innings. He scattered six hits and fanned five and walking only one.


[Women's Basketball] Scots take down WWU women, 71-62
BATESVILLE, Ark. – The (RV) William Woods Owls through a scare into the 18th-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team Thursday night, but the Scots made the plays down the stretch when they needed to and turned 23 WWU turnovers into 30 points for a 71-62 victory in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.The victory was the Scots' eighth straight and the 16th in its last 17 games, as they improved to 19-4 on the season and 15-2 in American Midwest Conference play. But it wasn't an easy win by any means. William Woods (16-6, 12-5 AMC), which fell three games behind second-place Lyon in the league standings, was within five points with 29 seconds remaining, but couldn't trim the deficit any closer.


[Men's Basketball] Owls heat up in second half, bump Scots, 61-57
BATESVILLE, Ark. – In a contest that the Scots couldn't afford to lose as they attempt to make a run to finish in the top four of the American Midwest Conference race, Lyon College committed 13 turnovers Thursday night, which William Woods turned into 16 points, as the Owls surprised the Scots to the tune of 61-57 in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.The loss dropped the Scots (13-10, 10-6 AMC) back into fifth place in the AMC race, one full game behind fourth-place Williams Baptist College (12-8, 11-5 AMC), which defeated Benedictine University-Springfield (9-13, 6-9 AMC), 87-53, and Lindenwood University-Belleville (13-9, 10-4 AMC), which fell to 15th-ranked and second-place Columbia College (20-4, 13-3 AMC), 76-64. Lyon will have to travel to both WBC and Lindenwood as the Scots finish the regular season with four straight road contests after the current homestand.


[Softball] Scots power way to sweep of OBU
ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – The Lyon College softball team smashed a pair of home runs, six extra-base hits and 30 total in its first doubleheader of the season on Thursday as the Scots rolled past NCAA Division II Ouachita Baptist University, 5-4 and 13-9, at Sully Anderson Field.The Scots (2-0) had a lot of bright spots in the sweep, despite committing four errors. But they showed character by holding off the Lady Tigers in the opener and coming from behind in the second game after trailing 3-0 and 6-5.Lyon will conclude its early season road trip on Friday, visiting Le Tourneau University in Longview, Texas for a doubleheader at 5 p.m.


[Baseball] 2015 Lyon Baseball Season Preview
2015 LYON BASEBALL SCHEDULE & BROADCAST SCHEDULEBATESVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team will try to compensate for holes in the pitching rotation left by graduation with a slew of returning solid hitters in 2015, as the Scots try to shore up the staff, which head coach Tony Roepcke says could be "very exciting."The Scots will be tested right away when the season gets underway Friday, as they host No. 3-ranked Oklahoma Wesleyan University in a three-game weekend series at Scots Field. Game 1 will be played Friday at 2 p.m., with a Saturday twinbill starting at 12-noon. Lyon will begin play in the 10-team American Midwest Conference race on March 7 at home against Benedictine University.


[Women's Basketball] Taylor earns AMC basketball top weekly honor
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Lyon College sophomore post player Elliot Taylor (SO/Cabot, Ark.) had a blistering-hot week shooting the basketball from the field as she led the 20th-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team to a 2-0 record. Taylor was named the American Midwest Conference Women's Player of the Week for games played on January 26-February 1, the conference office announced Monday.Taylor becomes the first Lyon women's player named to the honor this season. The Scots are currently 18-4 overall and in second place in the league race with a 14-2 mark. Lyon has won seven consecutive games and has claimed 15 wins in its last 16 contests.


[Football] Lyon football inks Southside, Midland athletes
BATESVILLE, Ark. – With just over 200 days until the first Lyon College football game since 1951, the Scots continue to build their roster with players from both the local area and across the country. Scot head football coach Kirk Kelley recently announced the signing of three more local players, Lucas Branscum and Jeff Fox of Southside High School and Caleb Altom of Midland.That brings the total number of newcomers to the 2015 program to 22 as recruiting continues into the NCAA National Signing Day on Wednesday. Lyon began the fall with 72 players on the roster and is set to start spring training on March 16. The workouts will continue through April 25, when the Scots will host their first Spring Game at Batesville High School's Pioneer Stadium. The starting time has not been set.


[Softball] 2015 Lyon Softball Season Preview
BATESVILLE, Ark. – With a team that features seven returning starters and three key transfers this season, Lyon College head softball coach Elliott Sampley is hoping that his first season directing the Scots could be a season that attracts attention throughout the American Midwest Conference.Lyon is set to open the season Thursday at NCAA D2 Ouachita Baptist University in a doubleheader at 2 p.m.The Scots finished last season with the third-highest win total in the eight-year history of the program, posting a 17-23 overall record and a 9-13 mark in the AMC. The 17 wins were the most since the 2011 squad finished 22-17.


[Women's Basketball] 20th-ranked Scots throttle Missouri Baptist, 73-56
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The 20th-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team continues to roll through the American Midwest Conference. The Scots captured their seventh straight win and 15th in their last 16 games on Saturday, outrebounding Missouri Baptist, 38-21, and scoring 38 points in the paint in a decisive 73-56 win over the Spartans in the Carl and Deloris Petty Sports and Recreation Complex.The Scots set the tone early, hitting 66.7% (18-of-27) of their shots from the field – including 6-of-8 from three-point territory – in the first 20 minutes to blow out to a 46-22 lead and coasted from there. Lyon improved to 18-4 on the season, 14-2 in the AMC, while MBU dropped to 6-13, 6-9 in conference.


[Men's Basketball] Blistering attack keys Lyon win over MBU, 83-47
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Lyon College men's basketball team re