Intercollegiate Athletics

The intercollegiate athletic program at Lyon College provides student athletes with experienced coaching, appropriate facilities, and challenging competition.

Women’s varsity teams at Lyon compete in basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, volleyball, and wrestling. Men’s varsity teams compete in basketball, baseball, cross country, golf, football, soccer, and wrestling.

The Scots are student-athletes, recruited both for academic promise and athletic excellence. Students may try out for these teams and for the varsity cheerleading squad that provides them with support. As a member of the American Midwest Conference, the intercollegiate athletic program at Lyon is governed by regulations of the conference and the NAIA.

Varsity athletic facilities include Becknell Gymnasium, home to Lyon basketball and volleyball; Gillam Family Athletic Complex, home to Lyon baseball, football, and wrestling; soccer and softball fields; lighted tennis courts; and a cross-country course.