Charlie Lawrence
Charlie  Lawrence

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Foley, Minn.

High School:
Foley


06/01/2016

Gophers Earn Academic Big Ten Honors

The Gophers totaled 282 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.

11/21/2015

Gophers Finish 19th at NCAAs

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

11/19/2015

Minnesota Made

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

11/18/2015

No. 16 Gophers Set for NCAA Championships

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

11/17/2015

Plasencia Earns USTFCCCA Honor

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

09/29/2015

Charlie Lawrence Photo Gallery

Charlie Lawrence Photo Gallery

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

2015 | REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON
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. 

2014 | REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON

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.

2013 | FRESHMAN SEASON
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.

HIGH SCHOOL
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.

PERSONAL
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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