Forty-eight Spartans student-athletes were recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
Three seniors will be recognized before the match.
Two-day event begins Saturday, March 3 at 10 a.m. ET in West Lafayette, Ind.
Spartans travel to take on the Boilermakers in Big Ten opener Friday, Dec. 9.
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.
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