Honors a Awards: 2014 Honorable Mention All-Big Ten (Coaches a Media) ... 2013 Big Ten Freshman of the Year (Coaches a Media) ... 2013 Honorable Mention All-Big Ten (Media) ... 2013 Big Ten All-Freshman Team ... 2013 Full Court Freshman All-American Second Team ... Academic All-Big Ten (2014). 2014-15: Team captain ... Currently ranks third in program history with 189 3-point field goals made ... Northwestern’s active leading scorer with 1,112 points ... Scored 1,000th career point at Penn State (1/25) .... Also active leader in starts (81) and minutes played (2,963) ... Ranks fourth in Big Ten and 20st nationally in 3-point field goal percentage (.425; 71-of-167) ... Has made at least one 3-pointer in 30 consecutive games since 3/2/14 at Wisconsin ... B1G: Averaging team-high 15.2 ppg in conference play ... Played 40 minutes (or more) in five of last seven games ... Matched career high with five steals, including three in overtime at Purdue (2/11) ... Led NU with 17 points against Illinois (2/8) ... Scored team-high 16 points and led NU with four assists at Indiana (2/5) ... One of three #B1GCats to score 20-or-more points (20) against Iowa (1/29) ... Made 4-of-5 3-point attempts against the Hawkeyes ... Turned in second 20-point performance of the season at Penn State (1/25) ... Hit five 3-point field goals against the Lady Lions ... Tallied 14 points and team-high seven rebounds at Illinois (1/22) ... Led WIldcats with 17 points vs. Michigan (1/17) ... Tied for team lead with 16 points and added season-high nine rebounds at Iowa (1/14) ... Buried critical 3-pointer with 41 seconds left to seal win over Michigan State (1/11) ... Grabbed team-high seven rebounds against the Spartans ... Led team with 17 points and five assists at Ohio State (1/4) ... Added five rebounds against the Buckeyes ... Scored nine points, all in the second half, at Michigan State (12/28) ... Nonconference: Scored 18 points and added three steals at Arizona State (12/21) ... Matched career high with four blocks at UNLV, including one on a late three-point attempt that sealed the victory (12/17) ... Scored 14 points, including 11 in the first half at Virginia Tech (12/4) ... Made 4-of-6 from three-point range against the Hokies ... Scored 22 points and played game-high 49 minutes in double overtime victory at No. 18/18 DePaul ... Pulled down season-high six rebounds against the Blue Demons ... Tallied 18 points on career-high six three-pointers at Chicago State (11/14) ... Shot .750 (6-of-8) from behind the arc against the Cougars, second-best single-game mark in the Big Ten this season.
2013-14: Honorable Mention All-Big Ten (Coaches a Media) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Averaged 13.3 ppg to rank second on the team ... Career-best 4.8 rebounds per game ranked 3rd ... Played all 33 games, starting 32 and added 2.2 assists, 1.5 steals while shooting .377 from the field ... 65 3-pointers rank 5th in NU single-season history ... 198 3-point FGA is 3rd in NU single-season history ... 118 3-point FGM in her career ranks 9th in program history ... Ranks in top 10 in NU history 3-point FGM ... Consistently scores in double-figures ... Rankings in the Big Ten: 17th in scoring (13.3 ppg); 15th in FT% (.775); 13th in steals (1.5 spg); 9th in 3-point FGM (2.0/game); 7th in minutes (35.4) ... 1,167 minutes played ranks 3rd in NU single-season history ... Double-figures in 26 of 33 games played, including string of seven games to start the season ... Big Ten Season: 12.5 ppg, 4.0 rpg in 37.1 mpg ... Led NU with 20 points in win over No. 21/20 Purdue (1/9) ... Went 8-13 from the field, including 3-3 from long distance vs. Boilers ... Grabbed seven rebounds in back-to-back games at Minnesota (1/12) and vs. Illinois (1/15) ... Career high 26 points, including 21 in the second half helping stage an NU come back, vs. No. 12/13 Penn State (2/2) ... Drained four 3-pointers, had six assists and three steals vs. Nittany Lions ... Matched a career high with 5 3-pointers, including 4 in the first half at Penn State (2/20) ... Team-high 21 points, including four 3-pointers at Ohio State (2/23) ... 23 points in Big Ten Tournament game vs. OSU (3/6) ... Nonconference Season: Averaged 33.7 mpg, 13.8 ppg, 5.7 rpg and shot 38.3% from the field ... Went 50 percent from 3-point range in the final five nonconference games (17-34) Recorded first career double-double in NU's win vs. Hofstra (11/20) ... Had a career-best 13 rebounds to go with 11 points ... Led Northwestern in scoring at No. 17 California (11/24), scoring 17 points ... Drained two free throws with 1.7 seconds left to give NU the 66-64 win over Lafayette (11/27) ... Four 3-pointers, helping NU tie a program record of 13 3's in its 90-57 victory at Loyola (12/14) ... Tied for team-high with 17 points in NU win vs. Oral Roberts (12/16) and drained five 3-pointers ... Career-high five steals vs. IUPUI (12/21) ... 20 points in win vs. Northeastern with five 3-pointers ... Named to Tulane/DoubleTree Classic All-Tournament Team.
2012-13: 2013 Big Ten Freshman of the Year pick by coaches and media ... 2013 Honorable Mention All-Big Ten selection by the media ... Unanimous choice for Big Ten All-Freshman Team ... Named to Full Court Freshman All-American Second Team ... Started 24 of 25 games played, averaging 36.6 mpg ... Averaged 12.6 ppg, 4.0 rpg, and shot 39.5 percent from the field and 35.1 percent from 3-point range ... Led all Big-Ten freshmen in points, 3-pointers, and steals ... Missed five games in December and still came back to rank second on the team in scoring and lead all Big Ten freshmen in scoring ... 20 of 25 games in double-digit scoring, including a streak of 12 games from 1/20-3/7 and season-opening streak of eight games (11/9-12/31) ... Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week four times (the most of any conference freshmen) ... Three-straight weeks of winning the award (Feb. 12, Feb. 19, Feb. 26 and Dec. 3) ... Had 17 games of two-or-more 3-pointers and NU was 11-6 in those contests ... nine games of three-or-more 3's (6-3 record for NU in those games) ... Four games with a career-high four 3-pointers ... Led NU in scoring in seven games ... Posted career-best 21 points (9-of-17 from the field) in her collegiate debut vs. University of Tennessee-Martin (11/9) ... Scored what ended up being the game-winning layup in NU's 62-58 win at Illinois (1/20) ... 7-of-10 from the field, including two 3-pointers and scored 16 points in NU's win at Minnesota (2/17) ... Scored a 3-pointer with 1:47 remaining to put NU ahead for good at 53-52 in its 54-52 win vs. Wisconsin (2/23).
High School: Two-time captain at New Trier ... Three-time All-Area and All-Conference honoree ... Three-time All-State selection ... All-Tournament team at the New Trier Thanksgiving Tournament all four years ... ... Scored 1,870 career points ... Scored a career-high 36 points against Warren ... Helped the Trevians to a 95-32 record and a final eight appearance ... Earned All-Tournament honors in the Dundee Crown Christmas Tournament team sophomore, junior and senior years ... Named to the all-time All-Tournament team at the 30th anniversary of the Dundee Crown ... ESPN Position Ranking of 27 ... Scouts grade of 90 ... A productive shooter and strong presence on defense ... Attended same high school as former Wildcat Amy Jaeschke ... Competed with current NU players Alex Cohen, La'Terria Taylor and Meghan McKeown... Played for the Midwest Elite for the two seasons and with Full Package for four years .... Helped Midwest Elite to back-to-back USJN National Championships and went 60-4 over last two seasons ... Played softball freshman year ... Honor roll every semester.
Personal:Born Margaret Helen Lyon ... Daughter of Bruce and Mary Alice Lyon ... Mother played basketball and volleyball at Carson Newman College ... Major is Communication Studies.