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Category: athletics

Lyon College officially joins SLIAC

The St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) officially announced today that Lyon College in Batesville, Arkansas, will become the tenth member of the conference beginning in Fall, 2023. The conference's governing bodies unanimously approved Lyon College's membership application and the Scots will begin regular season competition in 15 of the men's and women's sponsored sports in their inaugural year. "On behalf of the SLIAC Presidents' Council, I'm ... Read More
at Monday, August 22, 2022

Lyon reopens on-campus competitions to public

Lyon College has reopened athletic competitions to the campus community and the public. Due to the decline in COVID-19 cases on campus and in the local community, Lyon has made several updates to its spring 2022 COVID policies. The College will continue to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and its variants and will adapt COVID policies as needed.  Athletic Policy The decrease in cases has enabled Lyon to reopen both outdoor and indoor competition to the campus community and the public. Ma... Read More
at Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Lyon College to move to NCAA Division III Athletics

BATESVILLE, Ark. (February 8, 2022) – Lyon College Scots Athletics will transition to NCAA Division III (D3) for Lyon Scots Athletics in the next four years. This decision is one of many strategic initiatives focused on strengthening Lyon and its mission as a leading Arkansas higher education institution. Lyon will take the first step in the process of transitioning by applying for an exploratory membership in D3. Once approved, the College will request for an expedited provisional mem... Read More
at Monday, February 7, 2022

Men’s soccer team proud to make history with first AMC Championship

The Lyon College Men’s Soccer Team made program history on Oct. 30, winning their first American Midwest Conference (AMC) Championship title.  The Scots faced off against the Williams Baptist University Eagles, the same team that the men’s soccer program scored their first victory against in 2002. Eight minutes into overtime, Marcos Fernandez de Oliveira passed the ball to Tavaris Wellington, who scored the deciding goal. The Scots beat the Eagles by a 1-0 margin, guaranteei... Read More
at Thursday, November 4, 2021