Colorado Springs, CO – After earning the NJCAA Region XIV Eastern Conference Player of the Year honor, Panola (TX) sophomore infielder Michael Lawson has been named the 2018 Spalding® NJCAA DI Baseball Defensive Player of the Year.
- Position: 2B
- Class: Sophomore
- Hometown: Conroe, TX
- .986 fielding percentage
- 103 put outs
- 113 assists
- 29 double plays
- NJCAA DI Baseball Second Team All-American
- NJCAA Region XIV Eastern Conference Player of the Year
- NJCAA All-Region XIV selection
- 2018 NJCAA ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove recipient
Panola Head Coach Todd Shelton on Lawson
"Micheal, though his hard work made himself into an excellence defensive player. His consistency made everyone around him better. A true leader."
Up Next for Lawson
- Embry-Riddle University