Chris Lyon
Chris Lyon


Ithaca, Mich.

High School:



2012-13 Winter Academic All-Big Ten Selections Announced

Forty-eight Spartans student-athletes were recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.


Spartans Host No. 11 Central Michigan on Senior Night

Three seniors will be recognized before the match.


Wrestling Ready to Compete in Big Ten Championships at Purdue

Two-day event begins Saturday, March 3 at 10 a.m. ET in West Lafayette, Ind.


Michigan State Opens Big Ten Season at Purdue

Spartans travel to take on the Boilermakers in Big Ten opener Friday, Dec. 9.


Michigan State Tops Lock Haven 30-6

Spartans control the tempo and pick up eight individual wins.

2012-13 (Junior) 2-9 Overall, 2-9 Open Tournaments: Finished 0-2 at the EMU Open ... Recorded 0-2 at the MSU Open ... Finished the CSU Open with a 0-2 record ... Defeated Mark Edmonds of Bucknell and Chas Busz of Cleveland State at the Edinboro Open, finishing 2-3 ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2011-12 (RS Freshman) 2-10 Overall, 2-10 Open Tournaments: Redshirted after competing as a true freshman in 2010-11 ... Went 0-2 at the EMU Open ... Finished 0-2 at the MSU Open ... Beat Brock Nelson of Grand Valley State, 4-1, at the Alma Open and finished 2-2 ... Fell in both matches at the Edinboro Open.

2010-11 (Freshman) 4-14 Overall, 1-8 Duals, 3-6 Open Tournaments: Started nine dual meets ... Went 2-2 at the EMU Open ... Finished 1-2 at the MSU Open ... Beat Courtney Jackson of Oakland at the Spartan Duals, 7-0.

PREP: Claimed the Division 4 Michigan state title in the 112-pound weight class in 2009 ... Helped lead Ithaca to league and district titles in 2008 and 2009 ... Earned two letters in wrestling and was a team captain his senior year ... Academic all-state selection in 2009 ... Also lettered in baseball and tennis.

PERSONAL: Son of Richard and Denise Lyon ... Born April 21, 1991 ... Advertising major ... His twin brother, Brenan, is a junior on the Spartan wrestling team.