The Class of 2022 is loaded with quality girls basketball players in Northeast Indiana and adding Bishop Dwenger’s Emma Lyons to the top of that list is a no brainer. Lyons became a critical part of the Saints’ young team due to her offensive prowess but will certainly be looking to expand on that during the 2019-20 season.
It wasn’t long into November last season that Lyons burst onto the scene. In a game against Northeast 8 frontrunner Bellmont, Lyons hit a mind boggling eight three pointers on 11 attempts for 26 points. The Saints lost that game, but everyone immediately knew who freshman Emma Lyons was. Lyons averaged 6.1 points and a team second best 2.3 steals per game while averaging 14.1 minutes per contest.
Lyons doubled up the next closest Saint with 28 made three pointers made and she is no slouch at putting up shots, shooting over 100 triples. Lyons is a clutch shooter, who will need to work on her consistency. While hitting 27 percent of her three pointers, Lyons was the third worst shooting Saint at 27 percent overall from the field. She also registered seven steals against East Noble and five steals against Snider, showcasing her ability to be big backcourt defensive stopper.
“Emma had a nice frosh season last year. She is a very good three point shooter and is extremely coachable,” says new Bishop Dwenger coach Steve Wiktorowski. “Other parts of her game have started to develop this off-season and she will become a more well-rounded perimeter player this year.”