|HOMETOWN||South Bend, Ind.|
|HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)||Clay (Purdue)|
Fall 2011: Played in two tournaments during the fall ... posted a victory over Dayton at the Wright State/Dayton Fall Shootout ... played doubles with Egan Hart, winning a pair of matches.
2010-2011: Posted a 6-4 singles record during the season ... won three of four matches during the Valpo Fall Invitational ... posted a third place finish in the Dayton/Wright State Invitational ... defeated Green Bay in only three-set match of the year ... did not see any singles action during the spring ... teamed with Eric Honert for a win over UIC in doubles and with Michael Woodson for a win over Grace ... named to the Horizon League’s Spring Academic Honor Roll.
2009-2010: Led Valpo with three singles victories during the fall, all in straight sets ... defeated Eastern Illinois at the Hotels at Grand Prairie Invitational hosted by Butler and IUPUI at the Ball State Invitational ... played doubles with Siddarth Mehta, winning two matches as a duo ... did not play singles during the spring ... won lone doubles match against Chicago State in the spring with Michael Woodson ... named to the Horizon League’s Fall Academic Honor Roll ... earned Valparaiso University Student-Athlete Presidential Academic honors.
2008-2009: Made collegiate debut in doubles with Kyle Stump against IUPUI ... played sixth singles at Ball State and third doubles against the Cardinals ... did not play any fall matches while recovering from a shoulder injury ... named to the Horizon League’s Spring Academic Honor Roll.
2007-2008 (Purdue): Did not play tennis for the Boilermakers ... used season as a redshirt year.
Prep: Lettered four seasons for the Colonials ... led team to first sectional title ever in 2006 as a senior ... posted an undefeated record individually as a senior at number three singles for Clay High School ... an Honorable Mention All-Northern Indiana Conference selection as a sophomore and senior ... recipient of team’s Captain’s Award both as a junior and senior ... earned team’s Sportsmanship Award as a junior ... a member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Carlton is the son of Carlton and Patricia Lyons ... majors are biology and psychology ... born Oct. 20, 1988.