Few men to race at the Jim Drews Invite on Saturday
2011 Junior Season: Did not compete
2010 Sophomore Season: Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors member of the Gopher squad who finished 27th at the NCAA championships, where he finished 198th overall (32:07.5) and fifth on the team took 20th overall with a time of 21:22.4 at the BYU Autumn 4K Race came in at 25:20.0 (46th overall) at the Roy Griak Invite ran at the Pre-NCAA meet finishing 93rd overall, with a time of 24:57.4 for the Gophers took 30th (24:31.4) at the Big Ten Championships ran to a 39th place finish at the NCAA Midwest meet, posting a time of 31:05.66 in the 10K race earned his second letter.
2009 Redshirt Freshman Season: The Gophers' top runner (25:41.0), 27th overall, at Jim Drews Invitational team's number-five runner (26:06.5), 59th overall, in Griak Invitational an Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2008 Freshman Season: Redshirted the season.
On the Track: Will be a junior in 2012 competes in the 1,500m, 3,000m and 5,000m.
High School: A 2008 graduate of Perham High School high school coach was Jeff Morris led Perham to back-to-back Minnesota Class A cross country titles in 2006 and 2007 2006 state cross country individual titlist (15:54.9) runner-up in 2007 15th as a sophomore when Perham finished fourth as a team five-time all-state performer on the track state runner-up in the 3,200 meters both his junior and senior seasons, sixth as a sophomore placed third in the 1,600 meters in 2008, fourth in 2007 four-time letterwinner in cross country and track 2008 Perham Athlete of the Year a member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born April 11, 1989 civil engineering major son of Tim and Sheryl Lachwitzer has an older brother, Jeff enjoys fishing, hunting and camping.