Men's Swimming

Peter Lyon

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Zionsville, Ind.

High School:
Zionsville Community

Position:
FR/FL

Peter Lyon

At a glance: Arrived at Ohio State as the third-ranked recruit from the state of Indiana, according to CollegeSwimming.com ... competes in butterfly and backstroke events for the Buckeyes.

As a freshman (2013): Began Buckeye career by swimming the 50 backstroke, 100 butterfly and 200 butterfly at a home meet vs. Kenyon and Cleveland State (Oct. 26) ... earned a win in the 100 butterfly on the road at Miami (OH) ... recorded three personal-best times at the Ohio State Invitational: 100 backstroke (50.60), 100 butterfly (49.34) and 200 butterfly (1:50.82) ... earned OSU Scholar-Athlete recognition.

Background: Began competing with the Zionsville Swim Club in 2002 ... also swam at Zionsville High School ... took runner-up at the state meet as a senior in the 100 butterfly ... also recorded a Top 5 performance in the 100 backstroke ... a two-time sectional champion ... picked up All-America and all-state recognition ... named an Academic All-American ... IHSAA Mental Attitude Award Winner ... twin sister Elizabeth swims at Purdue ... plans to major in chemical engineering ... son of Don and Mary Lyon.

Peter Lyon


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