Charlie Lawrence
Charlie  Lawrence

RS Sophomore

Foley, Minn.

High School:


Gophers Finish 19th at NCAAs

The Gophers totaled 464 points for the 10-kilometer course at E. P.


Minnesota Made

The No. 16 Gophers will send an exclusively Minnesotan roster to the NCAA Championships on Saturday.


No. 16 Gophers Set for NCAA Championships

Minnesota will run at the 2015 NCAA Championships on Saturday in Louisville.


Plasencia Earns USTFCCCA Honor

Steve Plasencia has been honored as the USTFCCCA Midwest Region Coach of the Year.


Gophers Advance to NCAA Championships

With a runner-up finish, Minnesota will send its full squad to the national championships for the first time since 2011.


Charlie Lawrence Photo Gallery

Charlie Lawrence Photo Gallery

Letter winner (2014) • nine career races • one top-10 finish.

Placed 5th at the 2015 Oz Memorial with a time of 19:06.2.  At the 2015 Roy Griak, finished 25th with a time of 25:38.0. • Competed at the Pre-National Invitational clocking a time of 24:16.1 in the 8k. • At the Big Ten Championships, finished the 8k with a time of 24:15.5. •  In 10k competition at the NCAA Midwest Regional finished with a time of 30:25.6, good for 19th overall. • At the NCAA Championship, finished with a time of 30:59.9. 


Competed in five meets for the Gophers • factored into the team's scoring for two meets and helped pick up one team title • set a new personal eight-kilometer record of 24:15.5 at the UC Riverside Invitational to open the season • finished fifth to help the Gophers land the team title at the meet • finished 46th in the Griak Invitational with a time of 25:51.1 • placed 181st with a time of 25:15 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational • placed 65th at the Big Ten Championship with a time of 25:06.08 • finished 95th at the NCAA Midwest Regional with a time of 31:35.8 • earned first letter.

Redshirted the 2013 cross country season • ran as an unattached competitor at the Oz Memorial and the Griak Invitational • finished 11th at the Oz Memorial with a time of 19:48.1 • clocked a 25:50.9 at the Griak Invitational, coming in 111th.

A 2013 graduate of Foley High School • three-time all-state honoree • two-time Minnesota Class A 3,200 meter state champion (2012, 2013) • helped Foley High School to the 2013 Minnesota Class A State Track & Field Championship as a senior • posted a pair of top-five performances at the state cross country meet in his prep career, finishing third as a junior in 2011 and second as a senior in 2012 • two-time conference and section cross country champion (2011, 2012) • his mother, Mona Bommersbach, was his high school cross country coach while he also ran for track & field coach David Dahlstrom.

Born March 24, 1995 • son of Tom Lawrence and Mona Bommersbach • double majoring in sport management and business and marketing education.

Lawrence's Career Bests
6K 19:48.1 (UA) Oz Memorial (Sept. 6, 2013)
8K 24:15.5 UC Riverside Invitational (Sept. 14, 2014) 
Big Ten Championship (Nov. 1, 2015)
10K 30:59.9 NCAA Championship (Nov. 21, 2015)
Finish 5th UC Riverside Invitational (Sept. 14, 2014)


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The duo earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors while the Gophers program was honored with as a USTFCCCA All-Academic Team.

Black History Month: Hassan Mead


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Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics


Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom

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