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Jeremy Lyon
6-0, 150
Hesperia, Calif. (Hesperia H.S.)

Arizona: One of several returners for the Wildcats who will compete for a top spot in the lineup... Competed as a No. 4-5 runner in 1998 for the Wildcats... Finished third at the Aztec Invitational in 25:21, beating teammate David Lopez by one second at the finish to be the UA's No. 3 finisher on that day... Finished 15th at the Mountain West Classic (25:16.8)... 39th at the Pac-10 Championships with a time of 25:20... 42nd at the NCAA West Regional in 32:19... Did not finish at the NCAA Championships...1999 Track and Field... Finished second in the 3,000m Steeplechase at the Pac-10 Championships (9:07.10)... Ran an NCAA provisional qualifying time of 8:52.79 at the Cardinal Invitational... His time was less than two seconds from advancing him to the NCAA meet... 1997... Finished seventh at the Jammin' Invitational with a time of 25:30... 28th at the Mountain West Classic with a time of 26:05.1... 1998 Track and Field... Was the Wildcats' top steeplechaser during the track and field season... Top time of 8:52.65 came at the Cardinal Qualifier... Member of the winning 4x1600 at the Drake Relays for the second straight year... At his first collegiate meet in 1996, he finished 41st at the Jammin Invitational with a time of 26:41... Was Arizona's No. 5-6 runner as a freshman... Was 42nd at Pac-10 Championships (27:05) and then placed 45th at the District VIII Championships with a time of 32:49... During the 1997 track and field season, Lyon ran a leg of the winning 4x1600m relay team at the Drake Relays... Had the fourth best 800m time on the squad (1:54.39) and owned the third-best 1,500m time (3:51.29)... Also competed in the 3,000m steeplechase (9:07.87).

High School: Graduated from Hesperia High School where he was a four-time letterwimmer in both cross country and track and field... Lettered in wrestling twice... Second team All-CIF his senior season... Sixth-place finisher in the 800m state championship... Captain of the cross country team in 1995... Ran the 800m, 2,000m and 3,000m steeplechase for the track team... Competed in the 1995 Foot Locker Cross Country Championships.

Personal: Jeremy Neil Lyon... Born 2/11/78 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in Santa Barbara, Calif... General business major... Son of James and Linda Lyon... Father is a firefighter and mother is a nurse... Enjoys mountain climbing, water skiing and camping.

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