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 (45.56) 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 Championships.

2020 — Indoor – All-American and NCAA qualifier in 400 meters and as part of 1,600-meter relay… 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 Championships… set school records in 400 meters (45.56) and 600 meter (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) and 400 meters (46.09) at Meyo Invite… ran third leg on 1,600-meter relay at Tyson Invite (3:06.76), which ranks seventh all-time at Iowa… ran 200 and 400 meters at Rod McCravy Memorial (21.11, 46.40) and Tyson Invite (21.15; 46.60).

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), Black & Gold Premier (46.96), ran event at NCAA Championships (47.73) and placed eighth at B1G Championships (47.96)… ran 200 meters at Tyson Invite (21.41)… 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.

Lawrence Jr.’s Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
200 Meters (I) 20.85 at B1G Championships 2/29/20
400 Meters (O) 45.33 at NCAA West Preliminary 4/24/19
600 Meters (I) 1:16.55 Larry Wieczorek Invitational 1/17/20