Duke Rowing BIO
2015: Part of two races during the campaign, the regular season finale and ACC Championship … part of the 3V8 for three races at the Clemson Invitational as it placed fifth (7:31.3), fifth (7:10.5) and fourth (7:14.1) … a member of the 2V4 in the ACC Championship as it placed fourth in its preliminary heat (7:58.0) and second in the Petite Final (7:59.0).
2013-14: Opened the year as a member of the V4 (7:53) against Kansas and Michigan State at the Cardinal Invitational … also took part in the 2V8 during the Cardinal Invitational, helping the boat to a time of 7:02.95 … competed with the V4 against Clemson, Iowa, Kansas, Buffalo and Purdue, helping the boat to a fourth-place finish (7:51.11) … part of the V4 that took down No. 20 Oregon State at the Oregon State Classic with a time of 7:38.1, just a second faster than the Beavers … joined the 3V8 at the UVA Invite, helping the boat finish in 6:59.5, its first sub seven-minute mark of the campaign … part of the 3V8 for the ACC Championship, helping the boat to a fifth place finish in the final with a time of 7:08.3.
2012-13: Rowed with the 2V4 that beat Clemson in the season-opening regatta on Lake Hartwell......rowed with the 2V4 that defeated Louisville at the Cardinal Invitational...competed with the 3V4 at the Clemson Invitational.
2011-12: Rowed with the N8 that placed third at the ACC Championship...competed with the N8 that placed second at the Dale England Cup.
Prep: Played soccer and basketball in high school...won the club soccer state championship in 2009 in the SII divisinon...member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born April 13, 1993 in Austin, Texas ... the daughter of Michael and Joellen Lyons who are both '85 Duke graduates ... has one sister, Annie, and two brothers, Nick and John ... favorite athlete is Abby Wambach ... graduated from Duke in May 2015 with a degree in public policy.