Duke Men's Lacrosse BIO
2 David Lawson
Career: 2013 First Team All-American … 2013 All-ACC selection and named to 2013 NCAA All-Tournament Team … Played in 80 career games with 29 starts … Finished his career with 71 goals and 32 assists for 103 points … Posted a career-high 53 points (36g, 17a) as a senior … Drafted by the Rochester Rattlers with the 40th overall pick in the Major League Lacrosse Draft.
2013: USILA All-America first team … All-ACC Team selection … Ranked second on the team with 53 points from 36 goals and 17 assists … His 36 goals were the most of any midfielder and ranked third on the team … Led the squad with five game-winning goals Had at least one point in 20 of the 1 contests and registered a goal in 19 of those … Posted 10 multiple goal games and 16 multiple-point outings … Tallied a career-high five goals to lead Duke to a 12-11 victory over Notre Dame (5/19) in the NCAA quarterfinals … Registered two goals and two assists in NCAA semifinal win over Cornell (5/25) … Also had two goals in the NCAA Championship game against Syracuse (5/27) to earn NCAA All-Tournament Team honors … Netted hat tricks against Georgetown (3/23), High Point (4/5) and Virginia (4/12) … Also added a pair of assists against the Hoyas and Cavaliers for five-point outings … Threw in four goals in win over Mercer (2/17) … Dished out a career-high three assists in NCAA Tournament first round win over Loyola (5/12).
2012: Played in 19 games at midfield ... finished the season with 14 goals and six assists for 20 points ... had 30 ground balls and seven caused turnovers ... had five multiple-point efforts overall and two hat trick performances ... netted three goals in the season-opening win over Rutgers (2/11) ... also had a hat trick versus Denver (4/27) ... registered three points off of a goal and two assists in win at Georgetown (3/23) ... had two tallies in regular season victory against Syracuse (4/1) ... posted two goals and an assist in NCAA quarterfinal win over Colgate (5/20) ... had the game-winning goal in come-from-behind win over Marist (4/7) ... picked up three ground balls four times and had at least one ground ball in 16 games ... caused two turnovers in 9-8 victory over Brown (3/27).
2011: Played in 20 games and started eight in the midfield ... ranked fourth on the team in scoring with 23 goals and nine assists for 32 points ... scored a career-high four goals in ACC Tournament semifinal win over Virginia (4/22) ... added three goals in the ACC Championship game against Maryland (4/24) ... was named to the ACC All-Tournament team for his seven goals in two games ... had a career-high three assists and four points overall in season-opening win over Siena (2/12) ... registered at least one point in the final 17 games of the season and had seven multiple point efforts ... tallied multiple goals in three games to rank tied for third on the team in goals ... had 15 points in his final seven games of 2011 ... finished the season with 33 ground balls ... picked up five loose balls in win ACC Tournament win over Virginia ... also registered two caused turnovers against the Cavaliers.
2010: Saw the field in all 20 games as a defensive midfielder … picked up 14 ground balls and had six caused turnovers for the season … forced a season-high two turnovers against Georgetown (3/27) … scooped up two ground balls in wins over Pennsylvania (2/27) and Sacred Heart (5/9).
Prep: A four-year letterwinner for Ned Herter at Middlesex … named a U.S. Lacrosse and Under Armour All-America … selected as Player of the Year by the New England Prep School Athletic Council … tabbed the No. 8 recruit by Inside Lacrosse … scored 55 goals and 22 assists for 77 points as a senior … led Middlesex to two league championships in 2006 and 2009 … finished his scholastic career second in career points at Middlesex with 197 … recorded 28 goals and 19 assists as a sophomore, followed by 32 goals and 21 assists his junior season … selected Player of the Year by the Independent School League … voted the MVP of the All-New England Tournament … named to the Boston Globe Spring All-Scholastic team … voted as team captain as a senior … a four-year member of the Team Central club team … also, earned four letters in football and basketball.
Personal: Son of Robert and Kathryn Lawson … has one brother, Rob, and one sister, Julia … born Aug. 13, 1989.