Erin Lawless
Erin  Lawless


Berwyn, Ill.

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#12 Purdue 72, Northwestern 30

#12 Purdue 72, Northwestern 30


#12 Purdue at Northwestern

#12 Purdue at Northwestern


Purdue vs. Washington (11/17/06)

Purdue vs. Washington (11/17/06)

2005-06 Junior
Honorable mention All-Big Ten by league media...Big Ten All-Tournament Team... led team in scoring in Big Ten Tournament games... leading team in scoring in NCAA Tournament games...averaged 14.2 points and 7.0 rebounds in the 2006 postseason... double figure scorer 18 times...scored season-high 19 points vs. Missouri State...averaging 10.3 points per game...averaging 4.3 rebounds per game... team's most frequent free throw shooter, average 77.7 percent from the stripe per game...nine games with five or more rebounds...recorded first career double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds vs. Notre Dame...Recorded second double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds vs. Ohio State in the Big Ten Tournament title game...became 22nd member of Purdue's 1,000 Points Club, recording 1,000th point in final game of the season.

2004-05 - Sophomore
Honorable mention All-Big Ten by coaches and media ... team's leading scorer ... averaged 10.9 shots per game (5.1 makes) ... double-figure scorer a team-high 24 times ... team's scoring leader eight times ... 20-point scorer five times ... scored career-high 29 points at Wisconsin ... scored game-winning basket in overtime at UCSB ... team's leader in "and-one" opportunities, converting 13 of 16 old-fashioned three-point plays ... shot 80.3 percent from the free throw line (102-127) ... 11 games with at least one three-pointer (16 for career) ... three games with two or more three-pointers ... team's second-leading rebounder; 18 games with five or more rebounds ... averaged 29.4 minutes per game, the second-highest average on the team.

2003-04 - Freshman
Big Ten All-Freshman Team ... double-figure scorer in nine games, including four in postseason play ... averaged 11.7 points and 4.0 rebounds in NCAA Tournament action ... averaged 8.3 points and 3.7 rebounds in three Big Ten Tournament games ... most-played post reserve (18.1 minutes per game) ... ranked second on team in free throw attempts (81; 2.5 per game).

Fenwick High School Highlights
Scored more than 2,000 career points ... averaged 21.6 points per game as a senior ... averaged 21.5 points, 10.5 rebounds, 4.0 blocked shots and 3.7 assists per game as a junior ... led Fenwick to 125-12 four-year record ... 2003 Illinois Miss Basketball Runner-up ... 2003 Chicago Sun-Times Player of the Year ... 2003 McDonald's and Nike/WBCA All-American ... second team Parade and third team USA Today All-American as a senior ... first team all-state as a junior and senior ... Class AAA state champion as a sophomore in 2000-01 ... Class AAA state runner-up as a senior in 2002-03 ... coached by Dave Power.

Full name is Erin Marie Lawless ... born May 6, 1985 ... parents are Sonya and Daniel Lawless ... has an older brother, Daniel ... majoring in health sciences.

Member of 2002 USA Basketball Women's Youth Development Festival champion North Team ... aspires to be a crime scene investigator ... served an internship with the DuPage (Ill.) County Sheriff's Department during the summer of 2005.


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