- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 17, 2014

BATESVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Lyon College has announced the hiring of former Lyon baseball player Elliott Sampley as the new head softball coach.

Lyon athletic director Kevin Jenkins announced the hiring Tuesday.

Sampley is a 1996 graduate of Lyon College and played baseball at the college in Batesville from 1992-96. He was inducted into the Lyon Athletics Hall of Fame in 2008.