9 Christyn Lewis  
Christyn Lewis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fontana, Calif.

Last College:
Citrus College

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 170

Position:
Defensive Back

Experience:
Transfer


11/21/2011

Gophers Send Seniors Off With Contest vs. Illinois

Twenty-four seniors will be recognized on Senior Day Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium.

11/12/2011

Minnesota 13, Wisconsin 42

Gophers drop to 2-8.

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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.

JUNIOR COLLEGE:
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.

PERSONAL:
Christyn Lewis was born Oct. 3, 1989 • son of Mechie Badgett and Charles Lewis • youth studies major.