Ryan Lawrence
Ryan  Lawrence


Birmingham, Mich.

High School:




Purdue Ready for Big Stage of Big Tens

Amaltdinov, Johnson are defending champions in 200 breast, platform diving


Purdue Men Host IU for First Chance

Final two spots on travel roster for Big Tens will be determined this weekend


Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics


Johnson, Lawrence Win Weekly Honors

Duo helped lead Purdue to season-opening victory at Miami (Ohio)


Swim-Dive Set to Open Home Schedules

Boilermakers host accomplished South Carolina for co-ed dual Thursday

• Four-year letterwinner for coach Tom Wylie at Seaholm High School in suburban Detroit
• Also a four-year member of the varsity water polo team
• Division 2 state champion in the 50 and 100 freestyle as a senior
• All-American in four events over his upperclassman seasons
• Helped SHS win state titles in the 200 and 400 free relays as a junior
• All-state in the 100 free as a junior after finishing second at state
• Part of MHSAA state championship teams each of his underclassman seasons
• All-state in the 100 back as a sophomore after finishing third at state
• School’s rookie of the year for both water polo and swimming as a freshman
• Multiple-year scholar athlete in swimming and water polo
• Seaholm outstanding male student athlete award winner as a senior
• National Honor Society
• National Merit Scholarship finalist

• Major: Engineering
• Born in Royal Oak, Michigan
• Parents are Robert Lawrence and Julie Fream
• Family also includes older sister Jillian
• Mother has a postgraduate degree from Harvard and his father the same from Michigan State

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Detroit Lions
Favorite Coach: Jeff Brohm
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): Happy Hollow
Most Exciting Event to Watch at a College Meet: 200 Medley Relay
Favorite Marquee Event: World Cup
Would Like to Have Dinner With: His Family
In His MP3 Player: Guns n' Roses
Last Concert He Attended: Jimmy Buffett
Band He'd Love to See Play Purdue: A-Ha
Last Book He Read: Moby Dick
Favorite Multimedia App: Netflix
Favorite Actor, Actress & Director: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Shakira & James Cameron
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: Zootopia
Favorite Super-Hero: Iron Man
Show He Can't Stop Watching: The Office
Favorite Month: August
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Chicken Parmesan
Favorite Dessert: Chocolate Chip Cookies
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Golf
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Water Polo
Favorite Purdue Building: Armstrong
Favorite Purdue Athletic Venue (Besides Aquatic Center): Mackey Arena
Favorite Big City: London
Unique Travel Locale: Australia
Country He'd Like to Visit: New Zealand
Favorite Thing About the Morgan J. Burke Aquatic Center: Team Room
Best Thing About Being a Boilermaker: Having Fun with the Team
Furry Friend: Rexy & Maple, Australian Labrador-Poodle Mix


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