John Lyons
Height: 5-11
Year: Fy.
Hometown: Addison, N.Y.
High School: East Aurora
Event(s): Distance

Prior to Geneseo: Previously ran for East Aurora HS with head coach Walt McLaughlin … member of the 2016 and 2017 Section VI Cross Country Champion Team …  2018 4x800 Section VI Champion Relay Team … All-Western NY Scholar Athlete for cross country in 2017, indoor track & field in 2018, and outdoor track & field in 2018.

Personal: John Lyons was born Buffalo, N.Y. … raised in Addison, N.Y. … parents are Cynthia and Tim Lyons … has three siblings, Brenna, Sarah and Anna … sister, Brenna, runs cross country and track for St. John Fisher … majoring in physics with a minor in mathematics … enjoys watching sports, playing basketball and hanging out with friends … favorite athletic-related moment was winning sectionals in back-to-back years for cross country … favorite professional sports teams are the Buffalo Sabres and the Buffalo Bills … started running at a really young age because his entire family did it … names his parents as having the most influence on his athletic career because they have always been there to help him out.