BIOGRAPHY
13   Tyler Lyons
Tyler Lyons
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lubbock, Texas

High School:
Frenship HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 207

Position:
LHP

Bats/Throws:
S/L


2009: An honorable mention All-Big 12 performer ... tied for team lead with seven wins ... led team with 97.1 innings pitched ... named to the All-Tournament Team at the NCAA Clemson Regional ... made two starts at the Regional and was 1-1 ... was the winning pitcher in OSU's NCAA opening round win over Alabama ... won his first three starts of the regular season, giving him a win in 13-straight decisions dating back to the 2008 season ... allowed just one run in a complete-game effort against Missouri (3/30) ... worked seven innings and allowed just three runs to earn a win against No. 7 Baylor (4/18) ... racked up a career-high 13 strikeouts against Oklahoma (5/9) ... ended season with 19 career wins, three shy of entering the top 10 on OSU's all-time list ... a 10th-round draft pick of the New York Yankees in June's MLB Draft.

2008: Established himself as one of the Big 12's top starting pitchers ... earned second-team All-Big 12 honors ... ranked second in the Big 12 and tied for fourth nationally with 12 wins ... 12 victories tied for the eighth most in a single season in OSU history ... led the Big 12 with 108.2 innings pitched and tied for the league lead with four complete games ... was 7-1 with a 2.99 ERA in nine Big 12 starts ... all four of his complete games came in conference play ... earned a win in his first-career start with a five-inning effort against Gonzaga (2/23) ... did not suffer a loss in his final 11 starts ... won four consecutive starts from March 22-April 12 ... struck out a career-high 10 against Baylor (3/15) ... earned back-to-back complete game wins against Missouri (4/5) and Nebraska (4/12) ... tossed a complete game against Oklahoma (5/17) in which he did not allow an earned run and struck out nine ... named the Big 12 Pitcher of the Week on May 20 following his performance against the Sooners ... earned NCAA Stillwater Regional All-Tournament Team honors after pitching OSU to an opening-round win over Western Kentucky (5/30) ... worked 8.2 innings against WKU and allowed just three runs while recording six strikeouts ... was a first-team Academic All-Big 12 pick and a second-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District choice ... pitched for Team USA during the summer and was 2-0 with 17 strikeouts in 14 innings ... made 11 appearances for Team USA and did not allow an earned run ... part of Team USA club that led the United States to a 24-0 record and a gold medal at the FISU World Championships.

2007: Lyons made 20 appearances out of the bullpen ... earned first-career save against La Salle (2/16) as he worked three scoreless innings and struck out three ... tied a career-high with three strikeouts vs. Western Illinois (3/13) ... recorded 17 strikeouts in just 17.1 innings.

HIGH SCHOOL: Two-time District 4-4A MVP and Lubbock Avalanche-Journal All-City Player of the Year ... was 8-3 with five saves and a 1.12 ERA as a senior ... racked up 162 strikeouts in 94 innings ... also hit .485 with four homers and 36 RBIs ... as a junior, he was 13-1 with four saves and sported a 1.45 ERA with 201 strikeouts ... also hit .494 with 19 doubles, six triples and 36 RBIs ... led Frenship High School to 2006 District 4-4A championship ... lettered three seasons in football and was an All-State quarterback as a senior ... also considered Texas Tech.

PERSONAL: A sports management major ... son of Monte and Lori Lyons ... born Feb. 21, 1988 ... has two siblings, Clay and Bailey ... favorite hobbies are playing video games and poker ... favorite athlete is LeBron James ... favorite movie is Remember The Titans ... favorite musician is the Randy Rogers Band.

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