EUGENE, Ore. – Senior Desmond Lawrence finished seventh in the NCAA 100 meter final at Hayward Field on Friday.
Lawrence was trying to become the first Aggie to win an NCAA national championship, individual or team, as he competed in the 100 at the NCAA Track and Field Outdoor Championships. Lawrence ran a 10.24 two days after running a personal-best 10.12 to qualify for the final.
Baylor’s Trayvon Bromell won the national championship by running a 9.97. Lawrence became the first Aggie in history to earn first-team All-American honors in the 100 meters. Lawrence becomes the 11th All-American (men and women) in school history to earn All-American honors joining Everett Bruce, Timothy Walls, Sean White, Titus Haywood, Gerald Wright, Theo Wilds, Loreal Smith, Alexandria Spruill and Shakia Forbes.