A six-year pro, Lawrence comes to Kalamazoo after spending time on both coasts. Starting the season earning 14 points (4 goals, 10 assists) for the Orlando Solar Bears before heading to the San Francisco Bulls, where he notched five points (2 goals, 3 assists) in just six games).
Lawrence has played 181 of his 273 career pro games in the uniform of an AHL team, most recently with the Houston Aeros during the 2010-11 season. Also that season, Lawrence shined for the Stockton Thunder (ECHL). While playing in 57 games, Lawrence scored 22 goals, dished out 32 assists for a combined point total of 54 earning himself Stockton’s Offensive Player of the year award.
Lawrence is a member of both the 2003-2004 Under 17 World Hockey Championship Gold Medal and Under-18 World Junior Championship Silver Medal teams for team Canada.