1982 NAU Athletic Hall of Fame Class
Richard Sliney Lawrence (Track and Field/Cross Country, 1969-73)
Six-time All-American - four times in cross country and two in track. Placed eight in 1969 NAIA cross country meet. Also placed sixth in 1971 NCAA cross country meet, 12th in 1970 and 21st in 1972. Placed third in NCAA indoor two-mile run in 1971. As of 1981, his cross country achievements are best ever by a Big Sky Conference runner.