Ashley Lawrence
Ashley Lawrence

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Troy, Mich.

High School:
Troy

Event:
Throws


Personal Bests
• Shot Put - 15.29m (50-2)
• Discus Throw - 51.13m (167-9)
• Weight Throw - 18.75m (61-6)
• Hammer Throw - 48.18m (158-1)

2009-10:
OUTDOOR: Recorded an eighth-place distance of 14.29m (46-10 ¾) in the shot put and a seventh-place mark of 49.24m (161-6) in discus at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships ... Threw shot put 14.40m (47-3) at the NCAA Division I East Region preliminaries ... Had a season-best throw of 15.29m (50-2) in the shot put at the Indiana State University Quad and 50.94m (167-1) in the discus at the Purdue Open Outdoor Invitational.
INDOOR: Placed fourth in the weight throw at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a mark of 18.75m (61-6) ... Was sixth-place finish in the shot put with a distance of 15.08m (49-5 ¾) at the Big Ten Indoor Championships ... Had an indoor season-best shot put of 15.16m (49-9) at the GVSU Big Meet.

2008-09:
OUTDOOR: Competed in hammer throw, discus throw and shot put ... Recorded a season-best hammer throw of 45.99m (150-10) at the Joe Hilton Invite ... Threw a personal-best 51.13m (167-9) discus at the NCAA Mideast Regional ... Had four of the Spartans-top five discus throws during the outdoor season ... Tallied a personal-best 15.22m (49-11) shot put at the Jesse Owens Classic ... Recorded the Spartans-top five shot puts during the outdoor season including a throw of 15.13m (49-7) at the Big Ten Championships and a mark of 14.61m (47-11) at the NCAA Mideast Regional.
INDOOR: One of the top throwers throughout the indoor season for the Spartans ... Set personal-best marks in both the shot put and weight throw; tossed 13.92m (45-8) in the shot put at the Meyo Invite and 18.23m (59-9 ¾) in the weight throw at the MSU Open ... Competed at the Big Ten Championships in both events, posting marks of 12.17m (39-11 ¼) in the shot put and 15.95m (52-4) in the weight throw ... Second-best weight mark of the season came at the Grand Valley Big Meet where she tossed a 17.28m (56-8 ½) ... Second-best shot put mark of the season came at the Silverston Invite when she cleared 13.82m (45-4 ¼).

2007-08:
OUTDOOR: Finished third at the Spartan Invite in the discus, throwing 43.36m (142-3 1/4) ... Threw 40.32m (132-3 1/4) at the Colonial Relays, finishing in sixth in the discus ... Competed in the hammer throw at the Big Ten Championship, throwing a season-best 48.18m (158-1), finishing 15th ... Tied for fifth place in the hammer throw at the Spartan Invite, throwing 46.52m (152-7 1/4) ... Tossed a season best in shot put at the Big Ten Championships with a distance of 14.12m (46-4), finishing 11th ... Landed a fourth place finish at the Colonial Relays with a distance 13.43m (44-0 3/4) in the shot put.
INDOOR: Competed at the Jack Skoog Open in the shot put, tallying a toss of 13.80m (45-3 1/4) and the weight throw, measuring in at 17.52m (57-5 3/4) ... Finished first at the Chippewa Open with a distance of 13.87m (45-6 1/4) in the shot put ... Hurled a distance of 17.91m (58-9 1/4) in the weight throw at the Big Ten Championships ... Recorded a second-place distance of 13.87m (45-6 1/4) in the shot put at the Notre Dame Invite ... Launched a distance of 17.46m (57-3 1/4) at the Michigan Intercollegiate in the weight throw ... Competed at the ISU Classic in the weight throw, tossing 17.00m (55-9 1/4), and the shot put, posting a 12.42m (40-9) ... Posted a distance of 17.32m (56-10) in the weight throw at the Meyo Invite.

2006-07:
OUTDOOR: Redshirted.
INDOOR: Redshirted ... Competed unattached ... Tossed 14.31m (46-11 2/5) in the shot put at the Harold Silverston Invite ... Qualified for the USATF Junior National Meet.

High School:
Four-year letterwinner ... Placed second in the state for discus and shot put ... Set then-personal-best throws of 12.82m (42-0 3/4) in the shot put and and 41.20m (135-2) in the discus.

Personal:
Daughter of William and Darnice Lawrence ... Pre-med major ... Born April 4, 1988.