UNC Field Hockey Bio

Business journalism major with a minor in entrepreneurship ... Graduate of the Baddour Carolina Leadership Academy's Veteran Leaders program ... Served two years as president of UNC's Student-Athlete Advisory Council ... Named to the Dean's List and the Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll ... Very active in community outreach and organized a sun safety project to raise awareness of the risks of skin cancer ... Member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Kappa Tau Alpha (UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication), the Public Service Scholars program, Sigma Alpha Lambda Honor Society and Golden Key International Honour Society ... Inducted into Golden Fleece Honorary Society ... One of five finalists for the Coach John Wooden Citizenship Cup

2012: Elected to forgo her final year of eligibility and graduate in May 2013, so played the season as a senior ... Saw her playing time curtailed by injury ... Appeared in only the Senior Day game against Radford on Oct. 28 ... Recipient of the team's Lingo Award as the Players' Player of the Year ... Named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad

2011: Appeared in 10 games and scored three goals ... Her goals were against Lafayette, Radford and Virginia

2010: Played in 10 games for the Tar Heels ... Named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad for the second year in a row

2009: Did not see action and counted the year as a redshirt season ... Named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad

Before UNC: At Tower Hill School, earned all-state honors and served as team captain as a senior ... Is the latest in a long line of players to come to UNC from Tower Hill School, where she helped her team to four state titles in field hockey and three in lacrosse ... Two-time all-conference pick in field hockey ... Named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad in 2008 ... In lacrosse, earned all-state and all-conference honors in 2008 ... Team captain as a senior, when she was named a U.S. Lacrosse Academic All-America ... Also lettered in basketball and indoor track ... Recipient of the Tower Hill Board of Trustees' Service Award

National/International: Four-year participant in the USFHA Futures Program ... Played in the National Futures Championship in 2008 and 2009 ... Futures Elite in 2009

More on Lyons: Born Aug. 27, 1991, in Wilmington, Del. ... Daughter of Garrett and Tricia Lyons ... Has four siblings

UNC North Carolina Field Hockey

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