The junior will compete in the finals on Saturday.
Day one gets underway on Wednesday.
Kevin Schipper and Johnathan Shawel earn second career berths
Fifteen women and 14 men set to participate in Jacksonville.
The title was the first since 2010, while the women turn in best finish since 2007.
AS A SENIOR: Did not run during the cross country season ... ran with the 4x400m relay team at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... helped team qualify for the NCAA Championships at the NCAA East Preliminary Round by running a school-record time of 3:06.20 to finish ninth overall ... teamed with Brandon Dougherty, Patrick Feeney and Chris Giesting ... earned all-conference honors at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships after helping 4x400m relay team finish second (3:11.33) ... member of the victorious 4x400 relay at the Blue and Gold Invitational ... also on the winning 4x400 teams at the Indiana University Relays and the Meyo Invitational ... claimed second place on the 4x400 relay squad at the BIG EAST Indoor Track and Field Championships ... fourth in the 800 and second in the 4x400 relay at the Victor Lopez Classic ... ran on the victorious 4x400 relay teams at the Stanford Invitational and Texas Roadhouse Border Battle ... won the 800 at the GVSU 2nd to Last Chance Meet ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a monogram.
AS A JUNIOR: Competed in 10 meets during the track and field season ... earned a monogram ... competed in the 800 meters at the BIG EAST Indoor and Outdoor Championships ... placed eighth at the indoor championships in the 500 meters in 1:04.37 ... also helped 4,000m distance medley relay team to a fourth place finish at the indoor championships in 9:52.65 ... helped 4x800m relay team to a third place finish at the outdoor Drake Relays in 7:25.75 ... finished fifth in the 500m at the indoor Meyo Invitational in 1:04.90 ... placed third in the 600m run at the Indiana Invitational in 1:20.06.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Ran the 1,000 (2:30.79) for seventh place at the Blue and Gold Invitational ... part of the 1,600 relay (3:28.86) that finished seventh at the Blue and Gold Invitational ... finished the 800 (1:54.94) for sixth at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener ... finished third in the 1,600 relay at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener ... ran the 800 (1:53.48) for seventh at the Notre Dame Invitational ... finished 14th in the 800 at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships in 1:55.63 ... ran the 800 (1:53.03) and placed 30th at the Alex Wilson Invite ... began the outdoor season at the Mike Poehlein Invitational and finished the 800 (1:55.11) for fourth place ... part of the 1,600 relay that finished seventh in 3:23.31 at the Mike Poehlein Invitational ... ran the 800 (1:51.87) for a ninth-place showing at the Border Battle ... finished 18th in the 800 at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships.
AS A FRESHMAN: Finished ninth in the 800 (1:55.23) at the Dave Rankin Invitational ... had an eighth-place showing in the 800 (1:55.22) at the Mike Poehlein Invitational ... ran the 800 (1:55.40) for 11th at the Notre Dame Invitational ... opened the season with a sixth-place finish in the 1,000 (2:31.07) at the Blue and Gold Invitational.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Eight- time cross country and track and field letterwinner at Brainerd (Minn.) ... conference champion in track as a senior ... two-time regional champion in track ... part of a nationally ranked cross country team as a senior ... two-time cross country team captain ... track team captain as a senior ... track MVP during junior campaign ... five- time all-conference selection ... earned all-state honors in track as a junior ... set school record in the 4x800 ... second-fastest runner in the 800 at Brainerd ... member of the National Honor Society and Key Club ... born in Grand Forks, N.D. ... son of Mary Lou and Tom Lorenz ... graduated from the College of Science with a degree in biological sciences and from the College of Arts and Letters with a degree in Spanish.
LORENZ'S CAREER INDOOR BESTS
|500m (BIG EAST Indoor)||1:03:83|
|600m (Indiana University Relays)||1:20.06|
|800m (Alex Wilson Invitational)||1:51.53|
|1,000m (Blue & Gold Invitational)||2:30.79|
LORENZ'S CAREER OUTDOOR BESTS
|800m (Border Battle)||1:51.87|