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Christian Lyon

Class: R-Junior Position: Sprints Height: 5-5 Previous School: Barton Community College Hometown: Fountain, Colo.

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
60 - 6.71 (Indoor School Record)
200 - 20.99 (Indoor School Record)
300 - 33.69 (Indoor)

ASUN Individual Titles (2)
2020 Indoor 60
2020 Indoor 200

All-ASUN Honors (3)
2020 Indoor 60 - 1st
2020 Indoor 200 - 1st
2020 Indoor 4 x 400 - 1st

2020 Outdoor Track & Field
• Season was cancelled due to health concerns related to the COVID-19 virus

2020 Indoor Track & Field (R-Jr.)
• ASUN Most Valuable Male Performer after scoring a meet-high 22.5 points with victories in the 60 (school-record 6.71), 200 (ASUN, meet and school-record 20.99) and 4 x 400 relay. He became the first men's runner in conference history to win those three events at the same ASUN Championship.
• ASUN Most Outstanding Track Performer
• VaSID first team all-state (sprints) and second team all-state (4 x 400 relay)
• Two-time ASUN Track Athlete of the Week (Jan. 29, Feb. 5)
• Made an impressive Liberty debut, clocking the No. 2 300 time in program history (33.69) at the Virginia Tech Invitational
• Broke the Liberty 200 record for the first time with his 21.03 clocking at the South Carolina Invitational
• Won three of his five 200-meter races and only lost to two collegiate competitors in the one-lap event all season

2019 Outdoor Track & Field (Jr.)
• Did not compete in any races for Liberty and was redshirted
• Competing unattached, posted wind-legal times of 10.36 (100) and 20.95 (200) during the season

2019 Indoor Track & Field (Jr.)
• Did not compete in any races for Liberty and was redshirted
• Competing unattached, posted times of 6.85 (60) and 21.53 (200) at the Liberty Indoor Track Complex

Previous School
• Spent two years at Barton Community College
• Helped Barton win the men's team title at the 2018 NJCAA Division I Outdoor Championships, placing first in the 4 x 100 relay, third in the 100 and seventh in the 200
• At the 2018 NJCAA Indoor Championships, placed third in the 200 and fifth in the 60
• Won the 2018 Texas Relays 100 dash title with a wind-aided personal-best time of 10.00
• Men's 100 gold medalist at the inaugural FISU America Games in Brazil in 2018
• Top wind-legal efforts included 6.73 (60), 10.27 (100) and 20.89 (200)

Prep
• Graduated from Fountain-Fort Carson High School
• His team won the Colorado 5A state title during his sophomore, junior and senior seasons, as Lyon placed first in eight different events (six relays plus the 2016 100 and 200 dashes)
• Fastest high school marks included 6.99 (60), 10.41 (100) and 21.49 (200)

Personal
• Son of Christopher Lyon and Joy Smith
• Birthday is Jan. 19
• Human services major