Lawson's Career-Best Marks:
Discus (O) - 118'10" (36.22m)
Javelin (O) - 210'2" (64.07m)
Participated in the javelin throw during his junior year ... won the event three times ... career-best distance of 210'2" came on his final attempt to claim an individual title over Army in the Star Meet ... met the IC4A and NCAA East Region Championship standard in his first action of the year at the Point Loma Invitational ... placed 10th at the IC4A Championship ... finished with an 11th-place showing at the NCAA East Region Championship.
Solely competed in the javelin throw ... advanced to the IC4A Championship, where he placed 22nd with a distance of 177'11" ... one week prior, he landed sixth with a throw of 189'0" at the Patriot League Championship ... registered a team season-best mark of 192'1" in Navy's Six-Team Meet ... won the event in wintry conditions at the Quaker Invitational with a toss of 178'10".
Recorded a first-place effort at the Point Loma Invitational in the javelin ... posted a season best toss of 200'6" ... followed with a second-place showing against American, Maine and Maryland ... possessed Navy's fourth-best mark in the javelin ... registered a 118'10" effort in the discus at the Point Loma Invitational.
Attended Kittatiny Regional High School ... earned four letters each in track & field and swimming, while three in football ... named an Adidas High School All-American in the javelin ... became the first athlete to win the boys' javelin in the Meet of Champions in consecutive years ... two-time captain of his varsity football team ... state finalist for the Wendy's High School Heisman Award ... two-time MVP of his track & field team.
Son of Larry and Jean Lawson ... born Feb. 1, 1986, in Deville, N.J. ... majoring in ocean engineering.