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#3 - Samantha Lyons
2017-18 Women's Basketball
POS.
G
HT.
5-8
YR.
Sr.
HOMETOWN
Iota, La.
PREV SCHOOL
LSU Shreveport
Samantha Lyons

2016-17 Junior Season: Did not play.

2015-16 Sophomore Season: Played in all 26 games, making 24 starts... Named All-Conference Honorable Mention by the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference... Led the team with a 36.0 percent (36-for-100) shooting from behind the arc... Second on the team with 36 made threes... Reached double-digit scoring nine times, including a season-best 28 in the Ladies upset win against Southwestern January 29...  Shot 6-for-8 from behind the arc and 10-for-14 overall against the Pirates... Finished third on the team with 42 assists, including 19 in the last five games alone... Grabbed a season best nine boards in her first game in the Gold Dome in a 70-62 loss to East Texas Baptist November 17.

Prior to Centenary: Played in 26 games with one start last year for LSU Shreveport, scoring 66 points for the Pilots... At Notre Dame HS for head coach Nolan Theriot, earned All-District accolades all four seasons for the Pioneers... Named Crowley Parish MVP her junior and senior seasons... As a senior, named District MVP as well as Honorable Mention All-State. Helped the Pioneers with Volleyball State Championships her freshman, sophomore, and junior seasons.

Personal: Birthday is November 21... Daughter of Marcy and Felicia Lyons and has two sisters, Andre and Olivia. At Centenary, she is majoring in biology.

 

Favorite Movie: 8 Seconds

Hobbies: Reading and being outside

Pre-game Superstition: Wears the same ponytail throughout the season and always listen to "No Worries" before every game

Favorite Athlete: Kevin Durant