16 - Greg Lyons
Greg Lyons
Birth Date: 10/13/1989
Height: 6-4
Weight: 200
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
High School: Greenhill School
Position: P
2009: Appeared in 14 games, including one start...Finished 0-0 with a 4.97 earned run average in 25.1 innings...Pitched a scoreless frame at Towson on March 16...Tossed 1.1 scoreless innings on March 25 against Connecticut...Pitched two hitless innings on April 1 against Quinnipiac...Posted a perfect inning on April 4 against Columbia...Working in both ends of a doubleheader, combined to toss two hitless innings with three strikeouts on April 15 against Fairfield...Made his first collegiate start on April 23 at Hartford, scattering six hits and two earned runs over the first 5.2 innings and exiting with a 5-2 lead.

Stuper Says: "Greg is a big kid who has great command of three pitches. He comes from a very good high school and summer ball program and that experience will serve him well. He is a candidate for the starting rotation, but regardless of what role he assumes, he will see a lot of mound time."

Getting to Know Greg

Parents' Names: Don Smith and Dee Lyons
Best Athletic Moment: Pitching a complete game two-hitter with 15 strikeouts to clinch a bid to playoffs for my high school team as a junior
Favorite MLB Team: Texas Rangers
Favorite MLB Player: Josh Hamilton
Pregame Superstition: I always wear the same pair of sliders and go through the exact same stretching routine before every start.
One word to describe yourself as a person: Driven
One word to describe yourself as a player: Focused
Why Yale?: When I visited Yale I was really impressed with the school and the athletic facilities, and I loved all the guys on the team as well as the coaches.

Year       ERA   W-L   App  GS  CG SHO/CBO  SV     IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO  2B  3B  HR    BF  B/Avg  WP HBP SFA SHA BK
2009....  4.97   0-0    14   1   0   0/0     0   25.1   30   17   14   12   10   6   0   4   119   .294   3   2   2   1  1
TOTAL...  4.97   0-0    14   1   0   0/0     0   25.1   30   17   14   12   10   6   0   4   119   .294   3   2   2   1  1