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ASU's Lauvao a workout and good-works warrior (ESPN.com/July 9, 2009)


ASU: Powerful offensive lineman who was an anchor of ASU's line over the last three seasons...played in every game over the last three years, finishing his career with 33 consecutive starts...played a total of 42 games over his four-year career...saw action at both guard and tackle...made 17 starts at left guard, 12 at left tackle and four at right tackle.


2009: Started all 12 games at left tackle...it marked the second straight season he started every game...was one of two offensive linemen to start every game during the season, along with guard Jon Hargis, and one of just six players overall to do so in 2009...earned Second-Team All-Pac-10 honors, the second straight year he received all-conference recognition...served as a team captain, along with defensive end Dexter Davis and linebacker Mike Nixon...helped the Sun Devils reduce their number of sacks allowed from 34 in 2008 to 27 in 2009...helped block for running back Dimitri Nance, who ran for a career-high 795 yards on the season with the first three 100-yard rushing games of his career.


2008: Started all 12 games, the first eight at left guard and then the last four at right tackle...was an Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 selection...began the season as one of only two Sun Devil offensive linemen with previous starting experience, along with fellow guard Paul Fanaika...helped protect ASU quarterback Rudy Carpenter, who started all 12 games during the season...team won three straight games after he made the move to right tackle, beginning with the game at Washington on Nov. 8...Devils ran for season-high 182 yards in Lauvao's first start at right tackle.


2007: Played in all 13 games, with nine starts...became the starting left guard in Week 5 at Stanford, and held that position for the remainder of the season...helped block for an ASU rushing attack that had three players surpass 500 yards rushing each on the season (Keegan Herring, Ryan Torain and Dimitri Nance)...was the youngest of the seven Sun Devil offensive linemen that started during the season, breaking into a rotation that also included five seniors and one junior.


2006: Appeared in five games as a redshirt freshman...made his Sun Devil debut in the season opener against Northern Arizona...also competed against Nevada, Stanford, Washington State and at Arizona...earned Hard Hat Player recognition for his work in the team's winter strength and conditioning program.


2005: Redshirted as a member of the scout team...earned the McBurney Scout Team Award, given annually to ASU's most outstanding offensive scout team player.


HIGH SCHOOL: A 2005 graduate of Farrington High School in Honolulu, Hawaii...rated as the No. 6 prospect in the state of Hawaii, regardless of position, by Rivals.com...


rated as the No. 35 offensive guard in the nation by Rivals.com ... as a senior, made first-team all-state as an offensive lineman by the OIA...named second-team all-state by The Honolulu Advertiser and The Honolulu Star-Bulletin...was a two-time team captain...


received a certificate of recognition from the Hawaii chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame for his efforts as a an outstanding student and athlete...placed second in the Hawaii Strong Man Competition when he was 16 (16-18-year-old age bracket)...won the 2005 Hawaii Strongest Teen competition in April...lists that as one of his most exciting sports experiences...bench presses 420 pounds, squats 500 and power cleans 300...


lettered five times in football and once in track and field...threw the shot put and discus for the first time as a senior...


two-time Farrington High Scholar-Athlete of the Year...selected to play in the Hawaii Classic All-Star football game...was the captain of the east team at that all-star game


...as a junior, made first-team all-state OIA and was honorable mention all-state by The Honolulu Advertiser and The Honolulu Star-Bulletin ... honor roll student who sported a 3.8 grade-point average in high school...was coached by Randall Okimoto.


PERSONAL: Graduated in December 2008 with a BIS degree in Interdisciplinary Studies...parents are Sisifo S. Lauvao Jr. and Faumuiana Lee Lauvao of Honolulu...both of his parents work for the state of Hawaii department of collections...has three siblings: Alesana, Penina and Samuel...his cousin, Saute Sapolu, played defensive end at ASU from 1985-88...enjoys running, weight lifting, movies and church activities...born Oct. 26, 1987 in Honolulu...full name is Shawn Sisifo Lauvao.


Lauvao's Career Statistics


Year G/GS

2006 5/0

2007 13/9

2008 12/12

2009 12/12

Career 42/33





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