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University of New Mexico Lobos athletics

Luke Lawrence




190 lbs.




Albuquerque, N.M.

Previous School

Fort Lewis College

High School

La Cueva HS

SENIOR (2017): Played in 17 games for the Lobos, starting in three … scored two goals on 13 shots, six on-goal … named to the Premier Development League Players to Watch in College List at the beginning of the season.

JUNIOR (2016): Appeared in 22 games for the Lobos with six starts … took 31 shots and scored three goals … his first career Lobo goal came on Sept. 30 in the Lobos’ 4-1 victory over Florida International … finished with a shot on goal percentage of .419 … played 764 minutes … named to the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

SOPHOMORE at Fort Lewis (2014): FLC Student-Athlete of the Week Award Nov. 3, 2014 … started 14 of the 18 games he played in … recorded nine goals on the season … had two games with two goals scored … first game was at Colorado Mines … second game was again against UCCS … totaled 21 points on the season … logged 1034 minutes on the season. 

FRESHMAN at Fort Lewis (2013): Fort Lewis College Student-Athlete of the Week, Oct. 22nd … competed in 20 games and started seven … recorded six goals and three assists for 15 points … tallied a season high four assists in a 6-3 win at Adams State on Oct. 4 … 15 of his 29 shots landed on goal … scored the game-winning goal at CSU-Pueblo on Oct. 18 and against on Nov. 1 against Colorado Mines … played in 853 minutes in his first year with the program.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from La Cueva High School in 2013 … four-year starter at forward for the Bears … New Mexico 5A Player of the Year and NSCAA Boys New Mexico Player of the Year as a senior … 2013 New Mexico Gatorade Player of the Year … 2013 New Mexico Player of the Year … NSCAA High School Boys All-Region VII in 2012 … scored 74 points on 28 goals and 18 assists to lead La Cueva to 17-4 record and New Mexico 5A state championship during his senior campaign … first team all-state in 2011 and 2012 … Honorable Mention All-State in 2010 … First Team All-District in 2011 and 2012 … Second Team All-District in 2010 … First Team All-Metro in 2011 and 2012 … Albuquerque Public Schools U.S. Army Athlete of the Week as a senior … La Cueva’s Offensive Player of the Year in 2011 and 2012 … helped Bears win Metro championships as a junior and sophomore … led New Mexico 5A in scoring as a junior … just fourth freshman in La Cueva history to play in varsity in school’s 21-year history … part of La Cueva’s 2009 New Mexico 5A state title team … during Luke’s four years at La Cueva, the Bears went 70-13-2 (.835), won two state titles (2009, 2012), finished as state runners-up once (2011) and lost in the state semifinals once (2010) … finished his career with 56 goals and 31 assists … also played basketball, winning multiple city championships.

CLUB: Played for Rio SC 95 (2012-13) and New Mexico Rush 95 (2007-12) … led Rush to five New Mexico state titles … helped Rush to Region IV quarterfinals on several occasions … participated in 2012 WCDA Senior All-Academic Game … Shattuck-St. Mary’s Top Talent Camp and subsequent Academy selection … chosen as an all-star at the Fort Lewis Academy in 2009 and 2010 … MVP of Fort Lewis and UNM camps in 2009 … Rush All-Star Team selection in 2008 … Participated in 94 ODP Region IV camp and tournament … part of 94 YOP pool from New Mexico.

PERSONAL: Born on Aug. 22 to Janelle and David Lawrence … Hobbies include basketball, motocross, snowboarding and skateboarding … favorite athlete is Cristiano Ronaldo … favorite food is pizza … majoring in accounting … older brother Zach played with Luke at Fort Lewis.