|Full name||Lawson Vaughn|
|Date of birth||April 11, 1984|
|Place of birth||Charlotte, North Carolina, United States|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|2002–2003||South Carolina Gamecocks|
|2004–2005||Tulsa Golden Hurricane|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 October 2009|
Vaughn attended Lassiter High School in his hometown Marietta, GA, and began his college soccer at the University of South Carolina from 2002 to 2003. Appearing in 34 matches in two seasons, he notched one goal and 3 assists. In 2004, he transferred to the University of Tulsa, where he subsequently appeared in 43 matches in two seasons and managed 3 goals and 7 assists.
Vaughn was selected in the third round, 25th overall, in the 2006 MLS Supplemental Draft by C.D. Chivas USA. He was waived by Chivas USA in August, 2009. He later signed for D.C. United on September 11, 2009, but was released by the club in March 2010.