2002: The team MVP in 2002, Lawrence proved the value of a sweeper. He was a main portion of the reason that goalkeeper Adam Ubert faced 86 shots last season as opposed to the 101 the previous season. Lawrence's abilities were highlighted all season long, culminating in a first-team All-Conference USA selection and Conference USA Co-Defender-of-the-Year honor. He was also named all-region by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America and was drafted by the Milwaukee Wave of the Major Indoor Soccer League.
2001: Lawrence turned into a team leader from his sweeper position in 2001. He is respected around the conference as one of the speediest and most difficult defenseman to score past. From his almost completely defensive position, Lawrence made an impact in last season, spearheading a defense that held its opponents to 20 goals, fewer than one per match. He was also very responsible for the seven shutouts that Marquette had during the season. For his efforts, Lawrence was named a second-team All-C-USA performer.
2000: A quick and agile defender, Lawrence made his impact at stopper during the season helping to hold teams to a 1.36 goals per match average. Lawrence picked and chose his times to be involved in the Marquette offense, compiling a pair of assists, but it was his defensive skills that earned him second-team All-Conference USA honors. He was recognized for his role in the maturation of freshman goal keeper Adam Ubert.
1999: An impressive defender, Lawrence was named to the All-Conference USA Third Team and the C-USA All-Freshmen Team. He started 15 of the 19 games in which he played. He made first start at Wis.-Milwaukee, and his move into the starting lineup at sweeper coincided with the start of Marquette's eight-match winning streak. He tallied one assist on the year, which came on Sean Reti's overtime, game-winning goal against Cincinnati (Oct. 16). The Golden Eagles allowed just over one goal per game and recorded all four shutouts during his 15 starts.
At Marquette High: Named All-State, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel All-Area First Team and Hilltoppers' Most Valuable Player as a senior, Lawrence also helped Marquette earn two WISAA State Championships. He led MUHS to 1-0 victory over in 1998 WISAA state title by scoring winning goal on a penalty kick. He also led squad to metro Conference title as a senior and helped Marquette earned no. 23 ranking nationally during his senior season. A two-time All-Metro Conference First Team, he was also the MVP of the Great Midwest Classic Tournament, On the hardwood, he helped the Hilltopper basketball team to 1999 WISAA State Championship as starting point guard and was twice named All-Greater Metro Conference Honorable Mention in basketball and basketball Defensive MVP. A winner of the Student Achiever Award (1996), he was on the Honor Roll as a senior.
Personal: Born November 22, 1980, Lawrence is the son of Scott and Natalie Lawrence. He has one older sister, Gina, who plays soccer for St. Norbert College. Seven of his Marquette High teammates are currently playing Division I soccer. He is an information technology major.