Omar Lawrence

#18 Omar Lawrence

HT. 5-11
WT. 180
YR. So.
HOMETOWN Kingston, Jamaica

2014: Integral member of the back line started all 17 of his appearances for the Crusaders as a sophomore ... helped lead defense which surrendered just 14 goals in his 17 matches ... named to the NSCAA All-Great Lakes Region Third Team ... a Second Team All-Horizon League selection ... played 1,630 minutes on the year, third-most on the squad ... played every minute of six clean sheets ... scored his first career goal in Crusaders' 1-0 win at #7 Michigan State Sept. 11 ... earned Horizon League Defensive Player of the Week honors on Sept. 15 ... registered eight shot attempts on the season, four of which were on frame.

2013: Made 12 appearances on defense for Valpo as a freshman, including 10 starts ... played a total of 697 minutes for the season ... member of Horizon League All-Freshman Team ... recorded eight shots on the season, three of which were on frame.

Prep:  Led Excelsior to the U16 National Championship and the U19 league title while earning Defensive MVP honors ... captained club team, Harbor View FC to the Jamaican U20 club champaionship ... represented Jamaican National team in various competitions at the U15, U17, and U20 levels ... presented with the Senior Year Student Award by Excelsior's Business faculty.

Personal:  Omar is the son of Arleca and Wilfred Lawrence ... major is international business.