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Kaydan Lawson

Cleveland, Ohio
Orange HS
High School
Kaydan Lawson - Women's Basketball - Virginia Cavaliers

Kaydan Lawson Pronunciation


  • All-ACC Academic Team
  • Appeared in 28 games with 18 starts
  • Averaged 5.6 points and 4.5 rebounds per game. Had 30 steals with 15 blocked shots
  • Scored a career-high 18 points in the opener against GW, passing her previous high of 14 against BC last season (11/7)
  • 5-of-8 shooting for 15 points in the win against Wake Forest (11/13)
  • Grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds against Boston College, also logging her first career double-double with 11 points (1/15)
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll


  • Appeared in 26 of 27 games, missing the season-opener at JMU
  • Averaged 4.3 points per game with 4.4 rebounds
  • Had a team-high nine rebounds against USC, her first time leading the team in rebounds (11/14)
  • Scored 10 points in the Richmond game, her first double-digit scoring game of the year (11/29)
  • Led the team in rebounding at George Washington while also logging her second double-digit scoring game with 10 points (12/5)
  • Made her first career start at Georgia Tech (1/9)
  • Grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds at North Carolina (1/20), the highest single-game effort by a Cavalier this season
  • Scored a team-high 10 points in the next game at Duke (1/23)
  • Scored a career-high 14 points at Boston College (2/3)


  • Averaging over 20 minutes of play through the first two games of the year
  • Had her first double-digit scoring performance against JMU with 12 points, including going 2-of-3 from three-point range (12/3)
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll


  • Helped lead Hathaway Brown to a Division II state runner-up finish in 2017 before transferring to Orange High for her final three years
  • Scored over 1,000 points with more than 500 rebounds in her three seasons at OHS
  • 2020 First Team Northeast Lakes All-District
  • 2019 Third Team All-State and an honorable mention in 2020
  • Named Greater Cleveland and Akron Area Second Team All-Star her senior season
  • Averaged 18.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 3.1 steals per game her senior season


  • Younger sister of  former Cavalier Dani Lawson (2018-21)
  • Parents are Kay Tucker-Lawson and Dan Lawson
  • Mother, Kay, played college basketball at Purdue
  • Has an older brother, Davaughn, and two more older sisters, Kayla and Tylynn
  • Biology major