In 2008-09: Indoor: Competed in three events on the indoor season ... posted best time of season in 800m at the Kentucky Invitational in 2:01.62 ... Outdoor: Also competed in the 800m the entire outdoor season ... posted best mark at the Auburn Tiger Track Classic in 1:57.55.
In 2007-08: Did not compete.
In 2006-07: Tallied an indoor season-best time of 4:37.97 in the one mile run at the Tiger Invitational (2/9) .
In 2005-06: Posted an indoor season-best time of 4:51.06 in the mile at the Tiger Classic ... Did not compete for Tech during the outdoor season.
High School: Lettered four years in track and cross country under coach Jennifer Fuerholzer ... Recognized as Fox Valley Conference All-Academic and IHSA Academic Scholar ... Captain of 10-0 Conference Championship team as a senior ... Chosen as team MVP during his sophomore year ... Named to 2005 Track Honor Roll for the 1600m (4:24.44) and the 3200m under the direction of personal coach, Joseph Renguso ... Member of cross country 2004 All-Area team ... National Honor Society... AP Scholar with Honors ... Illinois State Scholar.
Personal: Born Michael David Lawson on June 29, 1987 in Hoffman Estates, IL. ... Son of Kevin and Sandy Lawson of Simpsonville, SC, brother to Eric ... Plans on majoring in Industrial Engineering.