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Kelly Lawson
Position: Distances
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Cardiff, Calif.
High School: La Costa Canyon
Experience: Redshirt
2015 (Cross Country): Competed at the Pac-12 Championships and provided valuable depth to a team that finished 10th at the NCAA Championships … at the Pac-12 meet, placed 77th overall in 21:54, the 10th Husky finisher … traveled to the Wisconsin Invite and ran in the open race, placing 18th and third among Dawgs in 21:22 … ran to a 64th-place finish in 21:30 at the Washington Invitational, 10th among Huskies … also was the tenth Husky at the season-opening Sundodger, placing 26th overall in 21:55 … picked up Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.

2014-15 (Track): 
Enjoyed a strong indoor season, competing at the conference championships … finished 19th in the 3,000-meters at the MPSF Championships in the Dempsey with a career-best time of 9:37.74 … also clocked a 9:40.41 3k time at the Husky Classic … opened her track season with a mile run of 4:58.69 at the UW Indoor Preview … only competed once during the outdoor season, running the 1,500-meters in 4:35.17 at the Baldy Castillo Invite in Arizona ... (Cross Country): Ran in the top-seven at all six races for the Dawgs, helping the team reach the NCAA Championships … at her first career national meet, finished 196th overall, as the No. 5 Husky scorer, as the team placed 23rd … ran to a 60th-place finish at the West Regional Championships, sixth on the squad … was also sixth on the team at her first Pac-12 Championships, crossing the line in 36th-place in 21:15 … was the No. 5 scorer at the Wisconsin Invitational, placing 159th overall … came in 43rd at the Washington Invitational at Jefferson Park Golf Course, sixth on the squad … ran attached for the first time at the Sundodger Invitational, finishing 10th, and fourth among Huskies, in 21:22 … a Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.

Redshirted the season, competing just once unattached on the track ... ran the 1,500-meters at the season-ending Ken Shannon Invite, finishing in 4:42.85 ... did not compete during the fall.

High School and Personal:
 Born in San Diego, Calif. … parents are Liz and Bill Lawson … has one older brother, Dylan, and one younger brother, Matthew … father rowed crew at San Diego State … one of the top distance runners in the state of California during her career ... a top-10 finisher at the CIF cross country Div. II state meet her final three seasons, placing eighth in 2012, fifth in 2011, and fourth in 2010 ... a three-time North County Conference cross country champion ... took ninth at the prestigious Mt. SAC cross country invite in 2012 and eighth in 2010 ... a two-time California state meet finalist at 1,600-meters, qualifying as both a freshman and a sophomore ... in her senior track season, moved up to 3,200-meters, and won her league title and placed 19th at state … an excellent 2011 track season, as she was seventh at the CIF state meet in the 1,600m with a personal-best time of 4:48.20, and won Avocado West League titles at 1,600- and 800-meters ... set her 800m best of 2:15.82 in her 2011 league title run ... as a junior in 2012, lowered her 3,200m best to 10:40 at the Escondido Invite ... fifth in the mile at the 2011 Arcadia Invite ... the San Diego cross country athlete of the year in 2011 … ran at the Dempsey Indoor three years in a row at the Brooks PR Invite, running the mile each time, with a best of 10th in 2013 in 4:59 … took 61st at Nike Cross Nationals as a junior in 2011 ... as a freshman in 2010, made the California State Meet finals at 1,600-meters, placing eighth overall … ran at the USATF Mountain Running World Championships in Italy in September of 2012 … also lettered four years in water polo and swimming, and was an All-American in the 200 medley relay and a CIF finalist in the 100 and 50 freestyle … earned 16 varsity letters in her high school career, a school record … graduated with a 3.9 GPA.

Major Meets
2014 Pac-12 XC - 36th (6th UW)
2014 Regional XC - 60th (6th UW)
2014 NCAA XC - 196th (5th UW)
2015 MPSF TF - 19th, 3000m
2015 Pac-12 XC - 77th (10th UW)

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Indoor Bests

Academic Honors
2015 Pac-12 All-Academic XC Honorable Mention
2014 Pac-12 All-Academic XC Honorable Mention
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