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Dani Lawson

Forward
Position
6'2''
Height
Junior
Class
Cleveland, Ohio
Hometown
Hathaway Brown
High School
Purdue
Previous School

AT VIRGINIA
2019-20

  • Appeared in 28 games with five starts
  • Grabbed 54 rebounds (1.9 per game) while scoring 17 points
  • Was in the starting lineup for her first game as a Cavalier against Bucknell (11/5)
  • Scored her first points of the season at UNLV, tallying seven by going 2-of-4 from the field and 3-of-4 from the free throw line (12/20)
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll

2018-19

  • Joined the team in July 2018 after transferring from Purdue
  • Sat out the entire season
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll

AT PURDUE

  • Appeared in five games at Purdue is 2017-18 before missing the rest of the year after knee surgery in January
  • Scored her first career bucket in the season-opener at Central Michigan

High School/Club

  • Four-year varsity letterwinner for Hathaway Brown High School, surpassing 1,000 career points for the Blazers, becoming just the fifth player in school history to do so
  • Led Hathaway Brown to an Ohio High School Division II State Runner-Up finis
  • 2017 Cleveland.com Second Team All-Star
  • Averaged 14 points, 13 rebounds, 2.3 blocks and 1.8 steals per game in 2015-16, leading her team to a regional championship and state championship appearance
  • Named 2015-16 First Team All-Northeast District and a Cleveland.com All-Star
  • Two-time Hathaway Brown school MVP
  • Ranked 20th in the class at her position by ESPN Hoop Gurlz
  • Played in the RISE Across Border Global Games for Team USA

Personal

  • Parents are Dan and Kay Lawson
  • Has a brother, DaVaughn, and three sisters, Keyla, Tylynn and Kaydan