Dani Lawson
Dani  Lawson


Cleveland, Ohio

High School:
Hathaway Brown




2017-18 Boilermakers: Newcomers, Part II

The last two Boilermakers have unique connections to Purdue


• Four-year varsity letterwinner for Hathaway Brown High School
• Surpassed 1,000 career points for the Blazers, becoming just the fifth player in school history to do so
• Led her team to an Ohio High School Division II State Runner-Up finish
• 2017 Cleveland.com Second Team All-Star
• Averaged 14 points, 13 rebounds, 2.3 blocks and 1.8 steals per game in 2015-16, leading her team to a regional championship and state championship appearance
• Named 2015-16 First Team All-Northeast District and a Cleveland.com All-Star
• Two-time Hathaway Brown school MVP
• Posted 11.4 points, 10.8 rebounds, 1.3 blocks and 1.9 steals per game in 2014-15
• Averaged 8 points, 9.8 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game in 2013-14
• Coached by Mike Currino and Edith Spivey


• Rated a three-star forward (90 rating) and ranked 20th in the class at her position by ESPN Hoop Gurlz
• Tabbed a 4.5 star player and No. 52 overall by Jump Off Plus
• Played in the RISE Across Border Global Games for Team Canada
• Participated in the 2015 U16 Olympic Trials
• Named to the Hathaway Brown Merit Roll in 2015 and 2016
• Is the first legacy in Purdue women's basketball history as her mother, Kay Tucker, played for the Boilermakers from 1990-93, appearing in 96 games and starting 55


• Full name: Dani Kayana Lawson
• Intended Major: Pre-Med
• Birthday: 8/14/99
• City Born: Cleveland, Ohio
• Parents: Dan and Kay (Tucker) Lawson
• Siblings: Brother, DaVaughn, Sisters: Keyla, Tylynn and Kaydan


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