The Gophers totaled 464 points for the 10-kilometer course at E. P.
The No. 16 Gophers will send an exclusively Minnesotan roster to the NCAA Championships on Saturday.
Minnesota will run at the 2015 NCAA Championships on Saturday in Louisville.
Steve Plasencia has been honored as the USTFCCCA Midwest Region Coach of the Year.
With a runner-up finish, Minnesota will send its full squad to the national championships for the first time since 2011.
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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.
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)|
Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics
Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom
Gophers Finish 19th at NCAAs
The Gophers totaled 464 points for the 10-kilometer course at E. P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park.
Zutz Honored by USATF Minnesota
The St. Francis, Minn., native was a First Team All-Big Ten and All-Region honoree this year.