Victoria Lawson
Victoria Lawson
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Shipman, Va.
High School: Nelson County

Career Top Times

  • 4K | 18:54.0 (9/1/16, Eagle Cross Country Challenge)

  • 5K | 22:20.1 (10/12/18, VertCross Invitational)

  • 6K | 27:14.8 (9/22/18, Hornet Harrier Invitational)

Honors and Awards

  • Honorable Mention All-Independent Women’s Lacrosse (2018)


As a Sophomore (2017)

  • Season-best 27:18.9 (6K) at the ODAC Championships

  • Finished at 29:34.8 (6K) at the Virginia Tech Alumni Invitational

  • Also played lacrosse for the Vixens


As a First-Year (2016)

  • Finished 22nd at the Maroon Invitational (5K, 24:46.6)

  • Posted a 28:44.9 at the ODAC Championships (6K)

  • Also played lacrosse for the Vixens


High School

  • Ran four years of varsity cross country for coaches Lindsey Hill and Jessica Shiflett

  • Three-time cross country All-District (Fr., So., Jr.)

  • Team won a conference title in cross country

  • Also ran four years of varsity indoor and outdoor track for the Governors

  • Three-time all-state indoor and outdoor track

  • Three-time all-conference indoor and outdoor track

  • Played two seasons of varsity soccer

  • First Team All-District in soccer (Fr.)



  • Daughter of Michelle and Rodney Lawson

  • Has two siblings

  • Majoring in Engineering, with a minor in Mathematics


Getting to Know Victoria

  • Favorite Movie: Stick It

  • Favorite Band: The Lumineers

  • Favorite TV Show: Gossip Girl

  • Favorite Book: The Choice (Nicholas Sparks)

  • Favorite Sport to Watch: Rugby

  • Favorite Athlete: Steve Prefontaine (legendary American distance runner)

  • Favorite Team: Washington Redskins