One of the top freshmen in the Pac-10 in 2007, earning second team All-Pac-10 distinction ... ran fourth for UW at NCAA Championships, helping team to a program-best eighth-place finish ... a four-time Footlocker Cross Country All-American as a prep and the 2006 Junior National Champion in the 3K steeplechase.
2007-08: Stellar freshman season, UW's Newcomer of the Year ran No. 3 or No. 4 at every varsity race for the Huskies ... placed 13th at the Pac-10 Championships (3rd UW) in season-best 20:34, earning second team All-Pac-10 and was the third freshman across the line ... finished 117th overall (4th UW) at first NCAA Championships, helping the Huskies to eighth ... also ran fourth on the squad at West Regionals and Pre-Nationals ... burst onto the scene with third-place finish at Sundodger Invite in 20:58, followed by 13th-place run at the Dellinger in 20:48, running No. 3 for the Huskies on both occasions ... redshirted track season.
High School and Personal: Born in Carson City, Nevada ... parents are Lee and Jack Lawrence ... older sister Collier runs cross country and track for Washington State ... younger brother John will run for Portland State ... one of the top recruits in the class of 2007 ... placed 11th at the 2007 USA Cross Country Championships in Boulder, Colo. ... Junior National Champion in 3k steeplechase in 2006 with a championship meet record time of 10:15 ... Footlocker Cross Country All-American in the 5k from 2003-06 after placing second at the Footlocker XC Championships in 2003, 2004, and 2005, and fifth in 2006 ... has represented the United States at both the World Junior Cross Country Championships and the World Junior Track and Field Championships ... Gatorade Athlete of the Year for Northern Nevada for cross country and track ... three-time Nevada state cross country champion ... also a state champ on the track in 800m, 1600m, and 3200m.
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