Lyon College Announces Soccer Signings

Courtesy Lyon College Department of Athletics


Malone, Morrison III sign letters with Lyon College men’s soccer

Ben Malone Signs to play soccer for Lyon College

Ben Malone signs to play soccer for Lyon College

BATESVILLE, Ark. –White Hall High School all-state player Ben Malone and Fayetteville High School senior Jamey Morrison III have signed NAIA letters of intent and will join the 2013 Lyon College men’s soccer program in the fall, Scots head coach Michael Brookshire has announced.

Malone has played soccer the past three seasons for the Bulldogs, in addition to playing basketball as a sophomore. As a sophomore he was an all-conference soccer player, while receiving the PB Commercial Arkansas South East Player of the Year Award.

As a junior, Malone was an Arkansas High School All-State Award winner. Accolades for his senior season have yet to be released.

Malone scored 37 points for the White Hall as a sophomore. He scored 13 goals, which led the Bulldogs, while posting 11 assists (2nd on the team) in 17 games. During his junior season, he scored 28 points in 13 games. He led  WHHS in assists with 10, while ranking second on the team in goals with nine.

Also a standout in the classroom, Malone was on the 2011 Dean’s List, while receiving the WHHS Social Studies Award. During his junior year he made the Dean’s List once again and was the recipient of the White Hall History Award.

Malone, who is from Redfield, Ark., is the son of Don and Kim Malone.

Jamey Morrison III, the son of Jim and Cheryl Morrison of Fayetteville, Ark. will join the Scots when they begin fall camp and be a member of the team when it opens the 2013 on Aug. 23 at home against Central Baptist College.

Lyon College is coming off its most successful season in the 11-year history of the program. The Scots posted the best record in history, and also posted the most wins, finishing the year 13-2-2. Lyon finished its first year in the American Midwest Conference in third place, finishing just 0.5-games out of first place with a 6-1-1 conference record. For the first time in the program’s history the team also was ranked in the NAIA Men’s Soccer Top 25 Coaches’ Poll.

Under the direction of Brookshire, who will begin his second season with the squad, the Scots will open the 2013 season on Aug. 23 at home against Central Baptist College.

Jamey Morrison III signs letter to play soccer for Lyon College

Jamey Morrison III signs letter to play soccer for Lyon College

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