Karl J. Lawrence

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Karl J. Lawrence
Sport(s) Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1901-05-08)May 8, 1901
North Dakota, U.S.
Died January 11, 1992(1992-01-11) (aged 90)
Hamilton, New York
Coaching career (HC unless noted)


Colgate (assistant)

Head coaching record
Overall 11–27–4 (football)
118–96 (basketball)

Karl J. Lawrence was an American football and basketball player and coach in the United States. He served as the head football coach at Allegheny College from 1935 to 1940, compiling a record of 11–27–4. Lawrence was also the head basketball coach at Allegheny from 1935 to 1941 and at Colgate University from 1941 to 1949, tallying a career college basketball record of 118–96. Lawrence played football, basketball, and baseball at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, from which he graduated in 1926. He was inducted into the Concordia Athletics Hall of Fame in 1987.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

Lawrence was the head football coach for the Allegheny Gators located in Meadville, Pennsylvania. He held that position for six seasons, from 1935 until 1940. His coaching record at Allegheny was 11 wins, 27 losses and 4 ties. As of the conclusion of the 2010 season, this ranks him #11 at Allegheny in total wins and #26 at the school in winning percentage (.310).[2]


  1. ^ "Concordia Athletics Hall of Fame". Concordia College. Retrieved November 27, 2010. 
  2. ^ DeLassus, David. "Allegheny Coaching Records". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved November 24, 2010. 

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