MU captain awarded for his accomplishments on the field and in the classroom
MU captain one of 10 players considered for the award
Two rookies take home team honors
Marquette co-captain earns his second-straight nod to the Capital One Academic All-America First Team®
Louis Bennett II named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week
2014: Posted seven consecutive shutouts at Valley Fields from Nov. 24, 2013 through Oct. 11, 2014 ... Set a program record with eight straight shutouts from Sept. 5 through Oct. 11, including a stretch of 804:58 minutes without conceding a goal (also a school record); Lyon's consecutive shutout minutes streak was among the all-time longest streaks in NCAA Div. I history ... Recipient of the team's Scholar Player of the Year Award ... Named to the 2014 Capital One Academic All-America First Team (Nov. 25) ... Named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (Nov. 10) ... Registered his ninth shutout in 2014 in a 4-0 win over DePaul (Nov. 7) ... Tied a season high with five saves in a 1-1 tie against No. 23 Providence (Oct. 22) ... Named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (Oct. 13) ... Recorded his eighth straight shutout in a 2-0 win against St. John's (Oct. 11) ... Named BIG EAST Conference Goalkeeper of the Week and to the College Soccer News Team of the Week (Oct. 6) ... Had five saves in a 0-0 draw at Georgetown (Oct. 4) ... Selected to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (Sept. 22) ... Set a new school record with his fifth consecutive shutout in a 2-0 win at Northern Illinois (Sept. 20) ... Saved Laurie Bell's penalty kick in the 81st minute of a 2-0 clean sheet vs. Milwaukee (Sept. 17) ... Made the all-tournament team after recording his first two clean sheets of the season in the Milwaukee Panther Invitational, defeating Gonzaga, 2-0 (Sept. 5) and Oregon State, 1-0 (Sept. 7) ... One of 10 players selected as a finalist for the Senior CLASS Award ... Ranked as high as No. 64 on the TopDrawerSoccer.com "Men's National Top 100" list ... 2013 Capital One Academic All-America First Team (one of 11 First Team Academic All-Americans in school history) ... 2013 Co-BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Year and All-BIG EAST First Team selection ... MU captain is the school's all-time career leader in goals against average (0.83 GAA) and ranks second all-time in save percentage (.811).
2013: Received a 2013-14 BIG EAST Conference Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Award ... Won the team's 2013 Scholar Athlete Award for having the highest GPA ... Named BIG EAST Men's Scholar Athlete of the Year and the Men's Soccer Co-Goalkeeper of the year ... Member of the All-BIG EAST First Team and the BIG EAST Men's Soccer Championship All-Tournament Team ... Earned NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Great Lakes Region Third Team Honors ... Ranked No. 14 on Top Drawer Soccer's BIG EAST Conference Top 20 list ... Matched a season-high eight saves in a 1-0 overtime shutout of Butler (Nov. 15) ... Tallied five saves in MU's first-ever NCAA tournament win; a 1-0 overtime victory over Akron (Nov. 24) ... Named to Capital One Academic All-District 6 team for the second time in his career and the Academic All-America First Team, as well as the NSCAA Scholar All-America Third Team ... Had a season-high eight saves and earned his eighth clean sheet of the season in a 0-0 draw at St. John's (Oct. 23) ... Collected BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll honors after making seven saves and earning a shutout at Providence (Oct. 19) ... Had four saves in a 1-0 shutout over No. 7 Creighton (Oct. 12) ... Named to BIG EAST Honor Roll after earning 3-0 shutout over Loyola Chicago (Sept. 21) ... Season-high five saves vs. Bowling Green (Sept. 6) including first shutout of the season in a 3-0 win ... 19-6-2 career record as team's starting GK ... MU co-captain ... Career goals against average of 0.82 entering the season ranks first all-time at MU and career .827 save percentage ranks second ... TopDrawerSoccer.com's 2013 "Preseason Best XI" Second Team selection ... 2013 College Sports Madness Preseason All-America Third Team and Preseason First Team All-BIG EAST selection.
2012: Member of Chi Alpha Sigma (National Collegiate Athlete Honor Society) ... BIG EAST All-Academic Team ... Made a career-high nine saves against Providence (Sept. 29) and earned his sixth shutout of the season in MU's 2-0 win over the Friars en route to being named BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Week (Oct. 1) for the second time in less than a month ... Posted four straight shutouts with consecutive cleans sheets against Green Bay, UIC, Drake and Western Illinois ... Named BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Week and earned a spot on the Soccer America Team of the Week following back-to-back shutouts vs. UIC (Aug. 31) and at Drake (Sept. 2) ... Recorded his first career shutout in a 1-0 win over Green Bay (Aug. 26).
2011: BIG EAST All-Academic Team ... Appeared in three matches for the Golden Eagles ... Made his first collegiate start against Wright State (Sept. 11) ... Finished the season with four saves.
2010: Missed the 2010 season due to medical redshirt.
Prior to Marquette: Earned NSCAA/adidas All-Midwest recognition ... Played at St. Charles East High School under head coach Paul Jennison ... All-state honoree ... Recipient of the Upstate Eight Sportsmanship Award ... Named to the 2009 All-Area Team by the Daily Herald as a senior ... Coached by Larry Sunderland as a member of the Chicago Fire Academy, where he was named to the Academy Select team in 2008 and 2009 ... Two-time recipient of the Academy Midwest Starting XI Award ... Named Triblocal's High School Player of the Month (Sept. 2009).
Personal: Born April 10, 1992 ... Son of Joseph and Janet Lyon ... majoring in biomedical science.