Charlie Lawrence
Charlie  Lawrence

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Foley, Minn.

High School:
Foley


08/31/2016

Gophers Camp Blog: Day Two

Throughout camp, GopherSports.com will have regular reports coming directly from members of the team.

07/29/2016

Gophers Q&A: Charlie Lawrence

GopherSports.com caught up with the new Minnesota men's cross country captain this week.

07/28/2016

Lawrence to Lead Gophers in 2016

A native of Foley, Minn., Lawrence was an NCAA All-Region honoree in 2015.

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.

07/29/2016

Charlie Lawrence Gallery

Charlie Lawrence Gallery

09/29/2015

Charlie Lawrence Photo Gallery

Charlie Lawrence Photo Gallery

GOPHERS CAREER
• NCAA All-Region (2015)
• Team captain (2016)
• Two-time letter winner (2014, 2015)
• 13 career races
• Two top-10 finishes

2016 | REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON
Team captain. 

2015 | REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON
NCAA All-Region honoree • competed in six races for the Gophers, factoring into the team score in all six meets • opened the season with a new six-kilometer personal record of 19:06.2 at the Oz Memorial • also matched his best career finish with a fifth-place showing at the meet • finished 25th at the Griak Invitational, clocking a 25:38.0 • cross the Pre-National Meet finish line at 24:16.1 to finish 91st • match his eight-kilometer personal record of 24:15.5 to finish 32nd at the Big Ten meet • earned NCAA All-Region honors with a 19th-place finish at the NCAA Midwest Regional, owning a time of 30:25.6 as the Gophers finished second to return to the NCAA championships for the first time since 2011 • came in 103rd at the national championships with a time of 30:59.9 • earned second letter. 

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 • father played football at Minnesota Duluth  double majoring in sport management and business and marketing education.


Lawrence's Career Bests
6K 19:06.2 Oz Memorial (Sept. 11, 2015)
8K 24:15.5 UC Riverside Invitational (Sept. 14, 2014) 
Big Ten Championship (Nov. 1, 2015)
10K 30:25.6 NCAA Midwest Regional (Nov. 13, 2015)
Finish 5th UC Riverside Invitational (Sept. 14, 2014)
Oz Memorial (Sept. 11, 2015)

MORE HEADLINES

Griak to Air Live on FloTrack

8/31/2016

FloTrack will provide live coverage of the 2016 Roy Griak Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 24.

Gophers Camp Blog: Day Two

8/31/2016

Throughout camp, GopherSports.com will have regular reports coming directly from members of the team.

Griak Feature: Matt Tegenkamp

8/30/2016

The University of Minnesota will celebrate the 31st annual Roy Griak Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 24 at Les Bolstad Golf Course in Falcon Heights, Minn.

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