Michael Lawson - 8
Hometown: Wall, New Jersey
Height: 5 ft 9 in
Weight: 170 lbs
High School: Wall High School
College: Rochester Institute of Technology
Deaf World Cups: 2008 Patras, Greece
Deaflympics: 2001 Rome, Italy; 2005 Melbourne, Australia; 2009 Taipei, Taiwan
High School Accolades: Senior year - 1st Team All Shore, 3rd Team All State
College Accolades: Senior Male Athlete of the Year at RIT, Two-time Player of the Year (Empire 8 Conference) 2004 and 2005, Rookie of the Year (Empire 8 Conference) 2002, Two Empire 8 titles in 2004 and 2005, 2005 - first round of NCAA Championships, Two-time NSCAA Academic All-American in 2004 and 2005.
Additional Playing Experience: Played club for Players Development Academy (3 state championships), New Jersey State ODP (5 years) and member of the Region 1 ODP Team (2 years).