Omar Lawrence

#18 Omar Lawrence

Pos. D
Ht. 5-11
Wt. 175
Yr. Sr.
Hometown Kingston, Jamaica
High School (Prev. School) Excelsior

2015: Key member of the Crusader defensive unit, started all 14 matches he appeared in ... repeated as an NSCAA All-Great Lakes Region Third Team honoree ... played total of 1,245 minutes on the season ... Valpo surrendered just 11 goals in his 14 starts, including seven clean sheets ... named Horizon League Defensive Player of the Week Oct. 5 for his work on the back line in shutout wins over #23 Omaha and Milwaukee ... tallied five shot attempts on the year, including two on goal.

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.