Nick Lawrence
Nick Lawrence

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Westlake, Ohio

High School:
Westlake

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 141

Birthdate:
07/28/1992



02/18/2014

Purdue Grapplers Find Open Tournament Success

Individuals that competed in open events combined for a record of 218-103.

01/17/2014

Notes: No. 22 Purdue at Wendy's Duals

Boilermakers set to take on Northern Illinois and Ashland Sunday.

11/10/2013

Five Boilermakers Place at Michigan State Open

Purdue combined for 10 major decisions and seven pins at the tournament.

11/02/2013

Boilermakers Battle at Black & Gold Matches

Starting roles at eight weights were contested Saturday in Lambert Fieldhouse.

02/23/2013

No. 14 Wrestling Wraps Up Regular Season With Wins Over Buffalo, Franklin & Marshall

The Boilermakers scored bonus points in 12 of 16 victories on Saturday.

2012-13 (SOPHOMORE, 141/149)
Finished 17-9 overall, setting career-high marks for several categories including wins and takedowns ... placed third at the Eastern Michigan Open (11/3), giving up just one takedown for the tournament ... fell just shy of an upset of NCAA third-place finisher Hunter Steiber of Ohio State at the Michigan State Open (11/11), 4-3 ... won the Indianapolis Greyhound Open (2/2) with a pair of technical falls ... took third at the Ashland Simonson Open (2/9) with a 4-1 record ... won his lone match of the year at 149 pounds, edging Franklin & Marshall's Andrew Murano (2/23), 4-3, in a dual victory ... finished eighth on the team with 52 takedowns.

2011-12 (FRESHMAN, 141/149)
Posted a 7-13 mark, wrestling at 141 and 149 pounds in his inaugural season ... went 3-2 at the Michigan State Open (11/12) ... had a crucial 3-1 sudden victory win at 149 pounds at Northern Illinois (12/1) ... competed at the Midlands Championships (12/29) and in three Big Ten Duals ... went 2-2 at the National Collegiate Open (2/26), including his first career fall.

2010-11 (REDSHIRT)
Did not compete during initial season at Purdue.

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year varsity letterwinner at Westlake High School ... two-time Ohio State High School Championship runner-up, taking second place as a sophomore and junior ... turned in a high school record of 127-10, before cutting his career short with an injury as a senior...placed fifth at the state tournament as a freshman...took home sixth place at the 2009 Walsh Ironman Tournament.

PERSONAL
Nicholas James Lawrence was born July 28, 1991, in Fairview, Ohio...son of Rich and Susan Lawrence...has three sisters: Michelle, Brooke and Jenna...enjoys video games and movies...majoring in organizational leadership and supervision.

CAREER STATISTICS
Year Wt. W L Pct. F TF MD D Other T2 E1 R2 NF2 NF3 Bk. Pts.
2011-12 141/49 7 13 .350 1 0 1 5 0 16 24 2 0 0 0
2012-13 141/49 17 9 .653 0 2 3 12 0 52 34 1 3 5 21
2013-14 141 18 7 .720 2 0 1 13 2 13* 5* 2* 0* 0* 0*
Totals 42 29 .592 3 2 5 30 2 81 63 5 3 5 21