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Yana Lyon
Yana Lyon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Powell, Ohio

High School:
Olentangy Liberty

Height:
5-6

Position:
Goalkeeper

Birthdate:
03/20/1990



04/15/2013

Purdue Hosts Alumni Game, Sesselmann Plays in NWSL Debut

The active Boilers also posted a quality 1-0 win against Michigan during busy weekend.

10/26/2012

Boilers' Valiant Effort Against No. 4 PSU Not Enough

Purdue dominates shot & corner kick counts in 2nd half but can't develop quality chances.

10/25/2012

Purdue Hosts No. 4 Penn State For Senior Day Game

National leader in goals visits the Boilermaker Soccer Complex for regular-season finale.

10/21/2012

Purdue Eliminated from B1G Tourney Contention with Loss

Minnesota's Uhl posts the 5th hat trick at the Boilermaker Soccer Complex in last 2 years.

10/19/2012

Boilers Get Back in Scoring Column but Fall to Badgers, 4-2

Wisconsin scores 27 seconds apart late in the first half to take control of the game.

04/15/2013

2013 Spring Alumni Game

Purdue women's soccer hosts a spring alumni game at the Boilermaker Soccer Complex.

11/05/2012

Purdue Soccer 2012 Season in Photos

A photo compilation of Purdue Soccer's 2012 home games

10/27/2012

Purdue vs Penn State -- 2012 Senior Night Game

Purdue Soccer hosts Penn State in the season finale at the Boilermaker Soccer Complex.

08/07/2012

2012 Purdue Soccer Team Photos

Team & Class photos from Purdue's 2012 photo day.

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athlete: Cesc Fabregas
In Her MP3 Player: 2 Chainz
Last Concert She Attended: O.A.R
Film Favorites
Actor: Denzel Washington, Actress: Tina Fey, Director: Clint Eastwood
Favorite Month: March
Favorite Holiday: Fourth of July
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Boating
Favorite Purdue Building: Bronn Chemistry Building
Favorite Big City: Los Angeles
Unique Travel Locale: St. Thomas Virgin Islands
Country She'd Like to Visit: Fiji
Another Sport She Enjoys: Badminton
Most Memorable Game at Purdue: 2009 Win vs. Texas A&M
Furry Friend Friend: Mischa, French Sheep Briard

SENIOR / 2012
• Lyon played in six games, making her first start on senior night against No. 4 Penn State
• Made a career-high nine saves, matching the most by a Purdue goalkeeper in 2012, and surrendered just two goals in 89 minutes versus PSU, the top-ranked offensive team in the nation entering the weekend
• Played all 15 minutes of extra time in the overtime win against Eastern Illinois
• Logged five minutes in the shutout win against Evansville
• Also saw action against Butler, Wisconsin and Minnesota.

JUNIOR / 2011
• Lyon saw action off the bench in five games
• Logged a career-high 20 minutes to finish off the shutout win against Indiana State
• Protected the net without giving up a goal for the final 13 minutes of the first half at Big Ten champ Penn State
• Made all four of her saves, including a couple impressive stops, while playing the final 16 minutes against Nebraska
• Played the final 14 minutes in the rivalry win against Indiana

SOPHOMORE / 2010
• Saw action in two games
• Played the final five minutes of the Morehead State win and the final five minutes of the Penn State game
• Did not surrender a goal in either relief appearance

FRESHMAN / 2009
• Did not appear in a game after suffering an injury

REDSHIRT YEAR/ 2008
• Did not play while redshirting

HIGH SCHOOL / CLUB
• Graduated cum laude
• Three-year varsity letterwinner
• Led team to 2006 and 2007 Ohio Capital Conference championships
• 2007 All-Conference
• Advanced to 2008 State Cup Finals with Ohio Premier
• Reached 2004 State Cup Semifinals with Worthington United
• Advanced to 2004 Midwest Regional League championship

Biographical Information

Major: Biochemistry

Father: Robert & Andrea Lyon

Brothers: Tyler & Blake

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