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Wayne Lawrence, Jr.

Class Jr.
Hometown Dayton, Ohio
High School Meadowdale
Wayne Lawrence, Jr. - Men's Track & Field - University of Iowa Athletics

Iowa Item — six-time All-American… four-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 Indoor)… 2020 B1G Indoor Track Male Athlete of the Year… 2020 B1G Indoor Track Male Athlete of the Championships.

2022 — Indoor – two-time All-American… placed seventh in 400 meters (46.50), earning first team All-America honors, and 12th as part of 1,600-meter relay (3:09.79), earning second team All-America honors, at NCAA Championships… ran third leg on school record-setting 1,600-meter relay at Tyson Invite (3:02.40)… ran third leg on 1,600-meter relay (3:05.68) and second leg on team-leading distance medley relay (9:39.60) at Razorback Invite… the distance medley relay ranks second and 1,600-meter relay ranks eighth all-time at Iowa… placed third in 400 meters (46.09) and sixth in 200 meters (21.10) at B1G Championships, posting season-best times.

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 ranks second all-time at Iowa… won 200 meters (21.14) and 400 meters (46.28) at Larry Wieczorek Invite, earning Male Athlete of the Meet honors… Outdoor – two-time All-American… anchored team-leading 1,600-meter relay to fifth place (3:02.54), earning first team All-America honors, and placed 10th in 400 meters (45.94), earning second team All-America honors, at NCAA Championships… the relay time ranks third all-time at Iowa… placed second in 400 meters with a team-leading 45.46, anchored 400-meter relay (39.67) to a second-place finish, and placed seventh in 200 meters (21.01) at B1G Championships… anchored team-leading 1,600-meter relay to ninth place at NCAA West Preliminary (3:04.71)… placed fifth in 400 meters at NCAA West Preliminary (45.49)… won 400 meters at Billy Hayes Invite (45.80) and B1G Invite #2 (46.14), and 200 and 400 meters at Fighting Illini B1G Relays (20.71, 46.72)… the 200-meter time ranks 10th all-time at Iowa… letterwinner.

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 meters (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 then-school record in 400 meters (45.56)… the B1G 400-meter time was SPIRE facility record, the 200-meter time ranks third and the relay time ranks third all-time at Iowa… won 600 meters at Larry Wieczorek Invite (1:16.55), which ranks third 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 then-school record-setting 1,600-meter relay at Tyson Invite (3:04.76)… that time ranks second all-time at Iowa… 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 fifth 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