Prior to Illinois
Spent the 2005-06 school year at Georgia Perimeter College ... Went to the University of Georgia during the 2006-07 school year.
Hit .452 during his senior year at Charleston High and .474 during his junior year ... Named All-Apollo Conference ... Four-year letterwinner in baseball.
Born Oct. 29, 1986 ... Parents are Bob and Joyce Lawrence ... Majoring in kinesiology ... Brother, Ryan, lettered for Illinois in 2000 ... Also has a sister, Shannon ... Lists his biggest thrill in sports as going to the state tournament in seventh grade ... Derek Jeter is his favorite athlete ... Member of National Honor Society at CHS ... Plans to go to physical therapy school.