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Alex Lyons
Alex  Lyons

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Richmond, Ind.

High School:
Richmond

Last College:
Vincennes Univ.

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 210

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
03/31/1995

Bats/Throws:
R/R

05/11/2017

Boilermakers Host No. 16 Michigan

Purdue seniors to be honored before home finale, which will be live on BTN

09/01/2016

Plawecki Rejoins Mets for Playoff Race

Alumni Bryant, Isom and Perkins help lead their teams to postseason

06/01/2016

Boilermakers Begin Summer League Seasons

Dalesandro headed to Cape Cod; Kennedy, Warden playing for Lafayette Aviators

04/25/2016

Boilermakers Continue Midweek Play at ISU

Purdue to play all of its final 17 regular-season games in Illinois, Indiana

03/21/2016

Baseball Begins Midweek, Home Slates

Boilermakers visit Ball State on Tuesday, host Louisville for opener at Alexander

09/22/2015

Alex Lyons 2015

2015 action photos Alex Lyons

03/10/2015

Corpus Christi Weekend

Corpus Christi Weekend Photo Gallery

2016 Gallery

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: New England Patriots
Favorite Athlete: Tom Brady
Favorite Pro Stadium: Wrigley Field
Favorite Field He's Played On (Other Than Purdue): Whataburger Field
Most Unique Baseball Feat He's Witnessed: Great Home Run-Robbing Catch by Jim Edmonds at Reds-Cardinals Game
Favorite Playoff Format: NCAA Tournament
MLB Hitter He'd Like to Face: Mike Trout
In His MP3 Player: Big Sean
Last Concert He Attended: Blink-182
Favorite Actor & Actress: Will Ferrell & Jennifer Aniston
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: Dodgeball
Favorite Super-Hero: Superman
Favorite TV Series: Breaking Bad
Dream Car: Jeep Wrangler
Favorite Month: October
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Grilled Chicken & Shrimp
Favorite Dessert: Hot Brownie With Ice Cream
Favorite Purdue Building: Recreational Sports Center
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: The Bahamas
Country He'd Like to Visit: Greece
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Disc Golf
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Basketball
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: The Clubhouse
Favorite Thing About College Baseball: The Unity as a Team
Unique Skill/Hidden Talent: Plays the Guitar
Most Memorable Game at Purdue: Coming in the Ohio Game as Relief In Extra Innings

2017 Season
Did not see action due to injury... opted to close out his career and not return for a redshirt senior season.

2016 Season
Lyons pitched in 13 games, starting the home opener vs. Louisville... pitched a season-high four innings of scoreless relief to earn the victory in the 15-inning win vs. Ohio... induced an inning-ending 6-4-3 double play with the go-ahead run on third base in the 14th inning of the Ohio game to keep it tied... worked 2 1/3 innings of one-hit relief in the finale of the Cal series... pitched in Big Ten games against Penn State, Michigan State, Ohio State and Northwestern... worked at least one inning of scoreless relief against Saint Louis, Michigan State and Northwestern. Individual Game-by-Game Stats

2015 Season
Academic All-Big Ten... Lyons pitched in 21 games and started the series opener at Nebraska... made at least one appearance on every weekend except the Illinois series... induced a game-ending line-drive double play to second base with the first pitch he threw to earn a save in the home opener against Valparaiso... struck out five over a season-high five innings of one-run relief in the middle game of the Michigan State series... retired the final seven batters he faced over 2 2/3 innings of relief to earn the win in the midweek victory vs. Illinois State... issued only eight walks in 33 2/3 innings to lead the relief corps with a 2.13 walks per nine innings ratio... compiled a 2.84 ERA and surrendered just one extra-base hit in 12 2/3 innings over nine appearances at Alexander Field... pitched in nine Purdue victories to share team-high honors... posted a 1.64 ERA in 11 innings pitched over seven appearances in April... worked three innings of scoreless relief against Rutgers and IPFW... also worked a scoreless innings of relief in Big Ten play against Iowa, Michigan and Maryland. Individual Game-by-Game Stats

Previous College
Lyons played his freshman season at Vincennes University in southwest Indiana where he led the team in saves, ERA, appearances and strikeouts per inning while helping the Trailblazers reach the NJCAA Division II World Series... was a teammate of Daniel Sander's at Vincennes... closed out VU's World Series win against No. 1-ranked Mesa Community College with 3 2/3 innings of two-run ball.

High School
He was three-year varsity letter-winner for coach Josh Amyx at Richmond High School in eastern Indiana... led the team in wins, ERA and strikeouts each of his upperclassman seasons... also batted a team-best .370 as a junior... helped RHS win a sectional title and make the elite eight round of the IHSAA playoffs... finished his freshman season on varsity after starting the year on the freshman team... also played basketball as an underclassman and with the AAU Rip City team... academic all-conference and academic excellence award honoree as a senior... National Honor Society.

Personal
Full name is Alex Theodore Lyons... born in Richmond, Indiana... parents are Mike and Denita Lyons... family also includes younger brother Greg... his mother is a Purdue alumna and his father played baseball at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta... majoring in selling and sales management.

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