Ryan Lawrence
Ryan  Lawrence

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Birmingham, Mich.

High School:
Seaholm

Event:
Freestyle

Birthdate:
08/06/1999

02/20/2018

Purdue Ready for Big Stage of Big Tens

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

02/16/2018

Purdue Men Host IU for First Chance

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

10/20/2017

Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics

10/18/2017

Johnson, Lawrence Win Weekly Honors

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

10/16/2017

Swim-Dive Set to Open Home Schedules

Boilermakers host accomplished South Carolina for co-ed dual Thursday

HIGH SCHOOL
• 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

PERSONAL
• 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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