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Emerson Lawrence

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Newark, N.J.

High School:
Seton Hall Prep

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185

Position:
Midfielder

Birthdate:
12/30/1990

10/31/2012

Wildcats Prepare to Face Seton Hall in BIG EAST Championship

Thursday's game to be played at 2:00 p.m.

10/27/2012

Wildcats 4-0 Win Over Pittsburgh Secures BIG EAST Championship berth

Villanova got the edge on early goal by Whalen

10/26/2012

Wildcats Prepare for Key BIG EAST Battle with Pitt

Senior Day Festivities will honor eight

10/12/2012

McCarthy's Villanova Journey Began With an Unexpected Call

Senior Back has gone on to a stellar four year career

09/27/2012

Wildcats to Open BIG EAST Action Saturday Against No. 13 USF

'Cats hope to carry momentum of 7-2 start into conference play

11/11/2011

Men's Soccer vs. St. John's

Villanova played St. John's in the semifinals of the BIG EAST Championship at Red Bull Arena on November 11.

10/19/2011

Men's Soccer vs. Lafayette

Villanova played to a 0-0 draw at Lafayette on October 4, 2011.

09/27/2011

Men's Soccer vs. Drexel

Wildcats Aug. 31 victory over Drexel

A very sound technical player who seldom makes a miscue ... Stays calm under pressure ... Also brings a creative touch that makes him a threat with the ball, especially with feeds in transition.

2012

Started all 19 games he appeared in as a midfielder as a senior for a squad that matched the single season school record with 12 victories ... Scored a goal in each of VU's first two games of the season, against Manhattan and Stony Brook ... Also picked up two goals in a 5-3 win at Penn on Sept. 14.

2011

Started all 20 games he was available for, notching four goals and eight points ... Scored his first goal of the campaign at Princeton on Sept. 16 and followed that up two days later with another goal against Penn ... He then scored goals in 3-0 wins over Saint Joseph's and Seton Hall.

2010

Started all 19 games for the Wildcats ... Generated nine total shots with two shots on goal ... Credited with an assist in a 2-0 win against Princeton on Sep. 19.

2009

Delivered a strong freshman season while seeing most of his action on the outside of the Wildcats' back line ... Started all 19 games and contributed a pair of assists ... The first helper set up classmate Kyle Soroka for the game-winning goal in a 1-0 victory over Providence on Sept. 20 at the Soccer Complex ... He also was credited with an assist in a 3-0 victory over Rutgers on Oct. 28.

Personal

Born in New York City ... Parents are Evon and Rose Marie Lawrence and both are natives of Kingston, Jamaica ... Brothers are Brandon Lawrence (24) and Richard Snaith (33) ... A first team All-State, all-conference and all-county pick as a senior at Seton Hall (N.J.) Prep ... Played club soccer for PDA Cruyff and captained the 2008 unit that was ranked No. 1 in the nation by gotsoccer.com ... PDA Cruyff was the 2008 state cup champion and played in the First Disney College Showcase and First Potomac Showcase ... Was a three-year varsity starter at Seton Hall Prep ... Accumulated 16 goals and 36 assists in three seasons ... Also was the most valuable player of his freshman team, scoring 16 goals and adding eight assists ... Participated in the New Jersey Olympic Development Program (ODP) in 2006 and 2007.

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