Henry Lawrence III
At MSU:Henry Lawrence, III sat out last season with a knee injury, but returned strong in the spring and should give the Bears an offensive threat from the forward position in 2007. 2005: Lawrence saw action in all 18 matches, scoring three goals and picking up one assist. Lawrence scored the game-winning goal in overtime of the season opener against Florida Atlantic (9/2) to give the Bears a 2-1 victory. The Brandon, Miss., native also picked up two goals in MSU's 5-1 conference victory over Evansville (10/19). He was one of four Bears to record multi-goal games in 2005. He fired 19 shots, including nine that were on goal. 2004: Lawrence saw playing time in 12 contests as a freshman. He added the game-winning assist on a goal by Bennett in the Bears' win over Valparaiso (9/26) for his only point of the season. The 5-9 forward had two shots in 2004. Background: Lawrence led the St. Joseph Catholic High Bruins to the MHSCA 1A-3A state championship three consecutive seasons (2002-04), while being a first team all-MHSCA selection in 2003 and a second team all-MHSCA selection in 2002. He was the MHSCA, Clarion Ledger and the Mississippi Gatorade Player of the Year in 2004. Lawrence led the state with 32 goals scored in 2003. Personal: Henry Lawrence, III is the son of Henry, II and Angela Lawrence. He was born November 4, 1985.