Graduate Manager Aaron Lawrence returns for his third season with the men’s basketball program while completing his master’s degree in counseling at Cal State Fullerton.
Lawrence played two seasons at Alaska Anchorage in 2003-04 and 2005-06, missing the middle year due to injury, and helping the Seawolves to a pair of Division II NCAA Tournament appearances as the starting point guard while playing all 61 games. Prior to that, he played two years at West Valley College (2001-03) earning first-team Coast Conference South all-league honors as a sophomore and second-team laurels as a freshman.
A two-time team captain and MVP, Lawrence prepped at McClatchy High School in Sacramento, Calif., where he was a two-time All-Metro League honoree as a junior and senior and was named to the Sacramento Bee All-City Team in his final season. He set California state high school records with a .947 free throw percentage and 54 consecutive free throws made as a senior while averaging 16.8 points, 5.0 assists, and 2.5 steals per game.
Born Jan. 9, 1983, in Sacramento, he currently resides in Fullerton. His parents are Preston and Kathie.