The midfielder scored 64 points on 52 goals and 12 assists over the summer of 2019 with NJ Riot.
Lawler plays club lacrosse with NJ Riot. He was also considering Army, Ohio State, and UMass.
"Rutgers is the best fit for what I want to do in life and the lacrosse program allows me to continue to play as I do now,", Lawler said. “I’m a downhill step down player that likes to dodge the alley and create scoring opportunities."
Lawler earned All-Conference honors as a wide receiver on the Randolph football team.
“You have to spend time understanding what the school has to offer and seeing yourself spending the next four years attending class and playing lacrosse,” Lawler said of his biggest takeaway from the recruiting process.
Lawler is the second player reported to LaxRecords.com to have committed to Rutgers.
Rutgers 2021 Commits
|Justin Lawler||Randolph||NJ Riot Chaos||Midfield||Rutgers|
|Remington Reynolds||Gilman||Iron Horse||LSM||Rutgers|