Max Lyon
Max  Lyon

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Dyersville, Iowa

High School:
Western Dubuque

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 184

Birthdate:
06/04/1998

HIGH SCHOOL
• Two-time Iowa High School Athletic Association class 3A champion at 182 pounds (2016, 2017)
• Three-time IHSAA finalist ... 2015 runner-up at 170 pounds ... placed fourth at 170 as a freshman
• Opened title defense with back-to-back quick pins of 54 and 23 seconds ... followed with an 11-0 major decision and a 7-0 shutout in the finals
• As a junior he pinned three of his four opponents, including a 1:04 stick in the finals ... posted a 16-0 technical fall in 3:12 in the semifinals ... spent just 7:05 on the mat in four matches
• Won 103 consecutive matches during back-to-back championship seasons ... outscored state tournament opponents 63-3 in 2016 and 2017 ... five of the 12 wins were by fall ... did not surrender a takedown
• Became Western Dubuque's first two-time state champion in program history
• IHSAA tournament record of 18-3 with seven pins ... was only taken down 10 times in the tournament, six times as a freshman and four times as a sophomore
• 2017 Des Moines Register High School All-class 3A team182-pound selection
• 2017 U.S. Marine Corps Junior Freestyle national champion at 182 pounds
• 2017 USA Wrestling Junior Folkstyle national champion at 182 pounds
• 2016 Des Moines Register High School Elite All-Iowa wrestling team 182-pound selection
• Only wrestled three full 6:00 matches during his undefeated 51-0 junior season ... recorded 41 pins
• Posted four wins, three of which were technical falls, for Team Iowa at the 2016 Junior National Freestyle Duals
• Two-time Cliff Keen USA Wrestling Junior Folkstyle Nationals 182-pound runner-up (2015, 2016)

National Rankings
• Ranked No. 13 at 182 by FloWrestling (3/28/17)
• Listed as the No. 66 overall recruit by FloWrestling (5/4/17)
• Ranked No. 12 at 182 by WIN Magazine (January 2017)
• Ranked No. 13 at 182 by InterMat (3/22/17)
• Listed as the No. 54 overall recruit by InterMat (4/21/17)

Record
• 2016-17 (182): 52-0
• 2015-16 (182): 51-0
• 2014-15 (170): 47-2
• 2013-14 (170): 37-6
• TOTAL: 187-8

PERSONAL
• Full Name: Max James Lyon
• Major: General management
• Birthday: June 4, 1998
• City Born: Dyersville, Iowa
• Parents: Chad and Wendy
• Siblings: Older brother, Zac, and younger brother, Tony
• Notes: Father wrestled at Buena Vista University

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