5 Kyle Lyons
5 Kyle Lyons
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: White River Junction, Vt.
High School: Kimball Union Academy
Position: B

2011 Stats

Collegiate accolades: NFHCA Northeast Region Second Team (‘10); America East All-Conference First Team (‘10); America East All-Championship Team (‘10); Wildcat Invitational MVP (‘10); All-Wildcat Invitational Team (‘10); UNH’s Donna Lynne ‘74 Scholarship Award.

As a junior in 2010: Started all 21 games; recorded 11 goals and three assists for 25 points; tied for the team lead in goals; ranked third in points and had a team-high 69 shots; three game-winning goals; scored a goal on all three penalty-stroke shots; credited with one defensive save (vs. Dartmouth, Oct. 6); in America East, tied for seventh in goals per game and ninth in points per game; in five America East league games, tallied 3-2-8 with two game-winning goals; in league-only games, tied for seventh in PPG and GPG; tallied a point in 12 of 21 games, including a goal in 10 games; ended the season with a five-game point-scoring streak; career highs in both goals (two) and points (four) at Holy Cross (Sept. 18); 4-0-8 in seven games vs. nationally-ranked teams; 7-1-15 in 12 home games.

As a sophomore in 2009: Started all 18 games in which she played, including all five America East league games; recorded seven points on two goals and three assists; tallied two points on two assists in five America East league games; tallied her first career assist at Providence (9/6); tallied a point in two of the last four regular-season games with a goal vs. #9 Boston College (Oct. 18) and an assist vs. Fairfield (10/24); credited with one defensive save; integral part of the offensive penalty corner unit.

As a freshman in 2008: Played in 15 regular-season games and was in the starting lineup once; also played in both America East championship games; in the semifinal vs. Maine, gave the Wildcats a 1-0 first-half lead by scoring on a penalty stroke; it was her only shot of the season; served as valuable role player on the defensive end.

High School: Kyle attended Kimball Union Academy prep school, where she lettered in field hockey, ice hockey and lacrosse, for one year; named the 2008 Outstanding Female Athlete; NEPSAC Class C All-New England Team; captain and team MVP for both field hockey and ice hockey; a 2007 graduate of Hartford High School, where she lettered in field hockey, ice hockey and softball; as a senior, her honors included Outstanding Female Athlete, Burlington Free Press All-State First Team, All-Marble Valley League First Team and Twin State All-Star selection; captained all three teams that year; Burlington Free Press All-State Second Team as a junior; in ice hockey, received Vermont Coaches and Burlington Free Press all-state honors as a sophomore, junior and senior; tallied 118 career points to rank second in school history.

Personal: Born 7/31/89 in Lebanon, N.H.; daughter of John and Nancy Lyons; her sister Kristen lettered in field hockey at Middlebury College (1999); her sister Kelly lettered in field hockey at Roanoke College (2002-04); her father lettered in football at Penn (1970-74) and coached there from 1974-84; he also coached at Boston U. (1985-87), Dartmouth (1988-2004) and NFL Europe (2005-07); major is psychology.

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