Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Gaithersburg, Md.
High School: Magruder HS
Experience: 3 Letters


  • ACC Sportsmanship Award (2009)
  • All-ACC Academic Team (2009)

Spring 2011: Competed in all four spring events as a Terrapin...shot a 234 over three rounds at the John Kirk Panther Intercollegiate...finished third on the team at the ACC Championship with a 238 (75, 83, 85)...finished with an average of 78.19 in 26 rounds.

Fall 2010: Competed in all five fall tournaments for Maryland...improved in each round at every event including the season-ending Cougar Classic, when she carded scores of 80, 78 and 75.

Spring 2010: Did not compete.

Fall 2009: Did not compete.

Spring 2009: Finished with a scoring average of 81.1 in five events...tied for 25th place at the UNC Wilmington Lady Seahawk Classic, shooting 20 over par...finished 42nd at the John Kirk/Panther Intercollegiate...tied for 39th place at the Canes & Cardinal Classic, shooting 22 over par.

Fall 2008: Finished with a scoring average of 77.9, the second-best average on the team...96 percent of rounds played counted toward team score...tied for 59th place at the Cougar Classic...tied for 26th place at the Badger Invitational, shooting 17 over finish of the season at the Spider Fall Invitational, finishing fifth at 4 over par (78-70).

Spring 2008: Finished with a scoring average of 79.7 in five events...shot 6-over par at the Cuthbert Cup, finishing 17th with rounds of 74 and 76...tied for 54th place at the Pinehurst Challenge...tied for 37th place at the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship.

Fall 2007: Was third on the team in scoring average at 77.2...85 percent of her rounds counted toward the team score, second on the finish of the fall was a 4th-place finish individually at the Nittany Lion Fall Invitational (76-75-78--229), when she was the top terp on the leader board...also had a top-20 finish at the Spider Fall Invitational, tying for 12th (80-75--155)...her best 18 holes came in the final round of the Napa River Grill Cardinal Classic, where she had a 1-over-par 73 (79-75-73--227).

Before Maryland: Won district title in both 2003 and 2006 at Magruder HS...captained the golf team...earned honor-roll status in all four years...lists winning the Bobby Bowers Memorial Golf Tournament as her most memorable moment.

Personal: Parents are Marybeth and Dan Lawson...says the best part of her game is her distance...hopes to major in business at Maryland...enjoys horseback riding...also plays soccer.

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