Twenty-four seniors will be recognized on Senior Day Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium.
Gophers drop to 2-8.
2011 SENIOR SEASON:
Appeared in all 12 games with eight starts recorded 42 tackles (27 solo, 15 assisted) with one being for a loss broke-up two passes in 2011 earned second varsity letter.
Game-by-Game: Tallied pass break-up in season opener at USC (9/3) recorded two solo tackles in 2011 home opener versus New Mexico State (9/10) notched four solo tackles in first start of season versus Miami (Ohio) (9/17) garnered one tackle in loss to North Dakota State (9/24) tallied two solo tackles in Big Ten opener at Michigan (10/1) recorded two solo tackles in loss at Purdue (10/8) had four tackles (two solo, two assists) in Homecoming loss to Nebraska (10/22) recorded six tackles (three solo, three assists) and a pass break-up in 22-21 victory over Iowa (10/29) garnered four tackles (two solo, two assists) in 31-24 loss at Michigan State (11/5) had six tackles (three solo, three assists) in loss to Wisconsin (11/12) notched six tackles (four solo, two assists) in loss at Northwestern (11/19) tallied five tackles (three solo, two assists) including one tackle for loss in 27-7 victory over Illinois (11/26).
2010 JUNIOR SEASON:
Appeared in 12 games, starting five recorded 31 tackles this season (18 solo), a forced fumble and one fumble recovered earned first varsity letter.
Game-by-Game: earned first-career start at safety in a 24-17 Gophers win over Middle Tennessee State (9/2) finished the game with three solo tackles got the start against South Dakota (9/11) and tallied six total tackles (two solo, four assists) recorded one assist against USC (9/18) as a reserve returned to the starting lineup against Northern Illinois (9/25) and made a career high seven tackles (six solo) also forced and recovered a fumble against the Huskies earned the starting nod against Northwestern (10/2) but did not record any statistics started against Wisconsin (10/9) and made six stops (four solo) while also breaking up his first career pass did not record any statistics against Purdue (10/16) or Penn State (10/23) made one solo stop against Ohio State (10/30) tied a career-best for tackles with seven (three solo) against Michigan State (11/6) to lead Minnesota against the Spartans appeared in Minnesota's win over Iowa (11/27) but did not record any stats.
Attended Citrus College in Glendora, Calif. named second-team All-Central Conference as a sophomore at Citrus recorded 43 tackles, including three tackles for loss, last season tallied three interceptions and seven pass break-ups finished his Citrus College career as the school record-holder in blocked kicks, with six blocked five field goals during his junior college career coached by Ron Ponciano.
Christyn Lewis was born Oct. 3, 1989 son of Mechie Badgett and Charles Lewis youth studies major.
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