KANSAS CITY, Kans. – Wesley College's Samantha Lyon has been named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Women's Soccer Scholar All-East Region Team, it was announced by the organization over the weekend. Lyon is the first Wolverine to earn this honor since 2008 when both Gina Orrben and Katie Chiolan received were recognized.
A senior center back from Jackson, N.J., Lyon has tallied a 3.91 grade point average while majoring in Psychology to receive honorable mention. Starting the last three seasons for Wesley, Lyon moved to the backfield from a midfield position in 2013 and tallied six goals and four assists for 16 points in her career.
The Wolverines finished the 2013 season at 4-13-1 overall.