Chris Lawson
Chris Lawson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Orleans, La.

High School:
Holy Cross HS

Height:
5-6

Event:
Sprints/Hurdles

Birthdate:
03/12/1983

Experience:
3L

National Honors:
2002 NCAA All-American
2002 Verizon All-American


AT OLE MISS (2002-05): Advanced to the 2005 NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 200 meters ... A 2005 NCAA MidEast Outdoor Regional qualifier in the 100 meters and 4x100 meter relay ... Scored at the 2005 SEC Outdoor Championships as member of the 4x100 meter relay and 4x400 meter relay teams ... Earned Verizon All-America honors by placing sixth in the 200 meters at the U.S. Junior National meet ... Earned All-America honors at the 2002 NCAA Outdoor Championships placing sixth as a member of the 4x100-meter relay team ... Was the lead-off runner of the school record holding 4x100-meter relay team (39.56) ... Scored points at the 2003 SEC Indoor Championships as a member of the Rebel 4x400-meter relay team ... Scored points at the 2003 SEC Outdoor Championships as a member of both the Rebel 4x100-meter relay team and 4x400-meter relay team ... Scored points at the 2002 SEC Outdoor Championships as a member of the 4x100-meter relay team that finished sixth ... Has posted outdoor personal bests of 10.46 in the 100 meters, 20.82 in the 200 meters and 23-9 in the long jump ... Has posted indoor personal bests of 6.78 in the 60 meters, 21.44 in the 200 meters and 24-1.5 in the long jump.

HIGH SCHOOL: Participated in the long jump and sprints at Holy Cross High School ... Earned letters in swimming and track ... Holy Cross track MVP junior and senior seasons ... Team captain ... Owns Holy Cross records in the long jump and 100 meters ... Participated in the AAU Nationals all three years of high school ... Louisiana state champion in the indoor long jump ... Named district champion for Holy Cross swim team ... Coached at Holy Cross by Al Siether.

PERSONAL: Son of Carolyn Lawson ... Brother, Alvin Lawson, ran track at LSU ... Born March 12, 1983.

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