Daniel Lawson Athlete Profile

Daniel Lawson

Daniel Lawson
Position: Throws Height: 6-4 Weight: 255 Roster Years: 2007-2010 Hometown: Moses Lake, WA

Personal

Born in Moses Lake, Washington ... parents are Gary and Yvonne ... has nine siblings ... served in the Mexico Chihuahua Mission (2003-05) for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ... married Andrea Seely in June 2007 ... has a son, Brixton ... majoring in manufacturing engineering technology

Before BYU

Prepped at Moses Lake High ... lettered three times in track and football, twice in basketball ... holds the high school record in the discus ... recognized as the Big Nine Field Athlete of the Year ... named to the All-Conference track team ... won the Distinguished Athlete Award ... placed fourth in state in the discus in 2003 ... named to the second team All-Conference team in football as a defensive end

Summary

Academic All-MWC (2009, 2010)
Indoor - MWC All-Conference (Shot Put 2008, Shot Put 2009, Shot Put 2010)
MWC Championship Team (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)
Outdoor - NCAA Regional (Discus 2007)
MWC Champion (Shot Put 2009)
MWC All-Conference (Shot Put 2009, Discus 2009, Shot Put 2010)
MWC Championship Team (2009, 2010)

Stats

Personal Best: discus- 177-03; SP- 60-3.25; WT - 46-7.75



2007 | Freshman Year

Outdoor: Competed in the shot put at the New Balance meet in New York ... threw a season-best in the weight throw (46 feet 8 inches) at the TCR Invitational at UNM ... Competed in the discus and shot put at the ASU/ Clif Bar Invitational ... took fourth in the shot put at the Cougar Invitational ... placed third in the shot put at the Wildcat Outdoor Open at Weber State University ... finished second in the discus with a season-best throw of 171 feet 10 inches at the UCLA Rafer Johnson ... took second in the shot put and fifth in the discus throw at the Robison Invitational ... placed fifth with a season-best throw of 52 feet in the shot put and placed fifth in the discus at the MWC Championships ... competed in the discus at the West Regional meet

2008 | Sophomore Year

Indoor: Placed second in the shot put at the MWC Championships with a distance of 55 feet 3.50 inches ... placed second at the BYU Cougar Indoor Meet in the shot put with a distance of 51 feet 2.75 inches ... at the Lumberjack Invitational placed eighth in the shot put with a distance of 51 feet 2.75 inches ... at the Big 12 vs MWC Challenge placed third in the shot put with a distance of 53 feet 11.25 inches ... at the Air Force Invitational placed fourth in the shot put with a distance of 54 feet 2.50 inches ... at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational placed 13th in the shot put championship with a distance of 54 feet ... placed first at the Boise State Team invitational in the shot put
Outdoor: Placed first at the Willie Williams Classic in the shot put and ninth in the discus ... at the BYU Cougar Invitational placed first in the shot put ... placed fourth at the 12th Annual Tom Botts Invitational in the discus with a distance of 165-10, and third in the shot put with a distance of 50 feet 10.25 inches ... at the Utah State Invitational placed third in the shot put with a distance of 53 feet 7.75 inches and eighth in the discus with a distance of 147-08

2009 | Junior Year

Indoor: Took second at the MWC Championships, earning All-Conference, in the shot put with a throw of 16.76m ... finished second in the shot put at Air Force with a throw of 17.29m ... threw the shot put 17.22m at the New Balance Invite ... placed second at the BYU Invite with a throw of 56-07.25
Outdoor: Competed at NCAA Regionals in the shot put and the discus, finishing tenth (16.92m) and fifteenth (46.87m), respectively ... Mountain West Conference champion in the shot put with a throw of 17.66m ... took second at the MWC Championships in the discus, throwing 53.75m ... at U of U, took first in the discus with a distance of 53.89m ... at the Collegiate Tri-Meet, took first in the discus (52.71m) and second in the shot put (17.26m) ... took first in both events at the Robison Invite ... threw the shot put 17.44m at the Stanford Invite and the discus 53.60m

2010 | Senior Year

Indoor: Finished second in the shot put (17.90m) at the MWC Championships ... Took third at the Wildcat Indoor open in the shot put (17.50m) ... Won the shot put (18.19m) at the UW Husky Classic ... Second place at the UNM Cherry and Silver Invitational in the shot put (17.82m) ... Second place in the shot put at the BYU Invitational and third in the discus (49.39m)
Outdoor: Competed in discus and shot put at the NCAA West Regionals ... Won the shot put (18.37m) at the MWC Championships and finished fourth in discus (49.71m) ... Won the shot put (17.24m) at the Wildcat Twilight Open and took second in the discus (49.08m) ... Won the shot put (17.13m) and the discus (51.90m) at the BYU Invitational ... Won the shot put (16.97m) at the Mark Faldmo Invitational and placed third in discus (52.28m) ... Won the discus at the Spring Break Classic (54.03m)