University of Iowa Athletics
Sprints

Wayne Lawrence, Jr.

Class Jr.
Hometown Dayton, Ohio
High School Meadowdale

Hawk Item — two-time All-American… three-time B1G Indoor Champion, winning 200 (20.85) and 400 meter (45.56), and anchored winning 1,600-meter relay (3:04.91)… set indoor school records in 400 (45.40) and 600 meters (1:16.55), and as part of 1,600-meter relay (3:04.76)… 2020 B1G Indoor Track Male Athlete of the Year… 2020 B1G Indoor Track Male Athlete of the Championships.

2021 — Indoor – NCAA qualifier in 400 meters, earning honorable mention All-America honors… placed second in 200 meters (20.89) and 400 meters (45.40) at B1G Championships… both time lead the team, and the 400-meter time broke the school record of 45.56 he set in 2020… won 200 meters (21.14) and 400 meters (46.28) at Larry Wieczorek Invite, earning Male Athlete of the Meet honors.

2020 — Indoor – NCAA qualifier in 400 meters and as part of 1,600-meter relay, earning All-America honors in both events… three-time B1G Champion, winning 200 (20.85) and 400 meter (45.56), and anchored winning 1,600-meter relay (3:04.91)… named B1G Male Track Athlete of the Year and 2020 B1G Indoor Track Male Athlete of the Championships… set school records in 400 meters (45.56) and 600 meters (1:16.55)… the B1G 400-meter time was SPIRE facility record, the 200-meter time ranks third and the relay time ranks second all-time at Iowa… won 600 meters at Larry Wieczorek Invite (1:16.55)… ran third leg on 1,600-meter relay at Tyson Invite (3:06.76), which ranks seventh all-time at Iowa.

2019 — Indoor – All-American… ran third leg on 1,600-meter relay that placed sixth at NCAA Championships (3:07.68)… ran third leg on school record-setting 1,600-meter relay at Tyson Invite (3:04.76)… placed second in 400 meters Meyo Invite (46.14) and eighth at B1G Championships (47.96)… Outdoor – three-time All-American… ran lead leg on school record-setting 1,600-meter relay that placed fourth at NCAA Championships (3:00.14)… ran third leg on third leg on team-leading 400-meter relay that placed 10th at NCAA Championships (39.17), earning second team All-America honors… placed 14th in 400 meters at NCAA Championships (46.05), earning second team All-America honors… B1G Champion, running lead leg on winning 1,600-meter relay (3:07.36)… placed seventh in 400 meters with a team-leading and collegiate-best 45.33 at NCAA West Preliminary… that time ranks fifth all-time at Iowa… ran lead leg on winning 1,600-meter relay that posted a team-leading 3:03.10 at Florida Relays… that time ranks fourth all-time at Iowa… ran lead leg on 1,600-meter relay that placed fourth (3:03.20) and third leg on 400-meter relay that placed seventh (39.65) at NCAA West Preliminary… ran second leg on team-leading distance medley relay that posted 9:53.14 at Drake Relays… that time ranks sixth all-time at Iowa… ran third leg on 400-meter relay to fourth-place finish at B1G Championships (39.59)… ran 400 meters at Sun Angel Classic (45.96)… letterwinner.

2018 — redshirted.

Wayne Lawrence Jr.’s All-Time Results via TFRRS.org