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Lachlan Cook

Cross Country/Middle Distance
Position
Freshman
Class
Brisbane, Australia
Hometown
High School
Brisbane State
Previous School

2016 ACC Cross Country Freshman of the Year

NCAA East Preliminary Rounds
2019:
5000m, 10000m 
2018: 10000m
2017: 5000m

USTFCCCA All-Southeast Region 
2019
2017
2016

All-ACC (4)
2019 Outdoor: 5000m (second team)
2017 Cross Country
2017 Outdoor: 1500m (second team), 5000m (second team)
2016 Cross Country

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)

2019 Cross Country
• Earned Southeast Region honors with a 20th-place finish at the regional meet
• Recorded four top-25 finishes during the year
• Scored points for the Cavaliers at the NCAA Southeast Regional Championships and NCAA Championships as the fifth Hoo to cross the finish line
• Was just shy of All-ACC honors with a 22nd-place finish at the ACC Championships  
• Was the fourth UVA runner to finish at the ACC Championships
• Recorded a season-best 8k time of 24:25.0 at the Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational to place 14th overall

2019 Outdoor 
• Advanced to the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in the 5000m and 10000m, placing 24th and 43rd, respectively
• Earned second-team All-ACC honors with a sixth-place finish in the 5000m at the ACC Championships 
• Finished 10th at the ACC Championships in the 10000m 
• Recorded the fifth-fastest time in school history in the 10000m, running a time of 29:10.03 at the Raleigh Relays 
• Placed third at the Virginia Grand Prix in the 5000m 

2019 Indoor 
• Competed at the Iowa State Classic and the ACC Championships
• Ran a time of 8:20.62 in the 3000m at the ACC Championships 
• Finished 16th in the 3000m at the ACC Championships 

2018 Cross Country 
• Did not compete 

2018 Outdoor
• Competed at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in the 10000m run, finishing 18th with a time of 30:03.14
• Finished eighth in the 5000m at the ACC Championships
• Posted a career-best time of 29:16.32 in the 10000m at the Virginia Challenge
• Finished second in the 10000m at the Virginia Challenge 

2018 Indoor
• Placed 12th in the 3000m and 17th in the 5000m at the ACC Championships
• Ran a career-best time of 8:18.03 in the 3000m run at the ACC Championships
• Placed fifth in the 500m run at the Boston University David Hemery Valentine Invitational

2017 Cross Country
• Placed 85th at the NCAA Championships, finishing with a time of 30:32.7
• Was named to the NCAA Southeast Region Cross Country Championships with a sixth-place finish
• Led the Cavaliers at the NCAA Southeast Regional Championships with a time of 29:12.6
• Placed fifth at the ACC Championships, earning All-ACC honors 

2017 Outdoor
• Finished 23rd at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in the 5000m
• Placed fifth in the 10000m and sixth in the 5000m at the ACC Championships 
• Recorded a PR in the 1500m (3:47.53) at the Virginia Grand Prix, 5000m (13:58.01) at the Virginia Challenge and 10000m (29:18.20) at the Raleigh Relays

2017 Indoor 
• Did not compete  

2016 Cross Country
• ACC Freshman of the Year
• Top freshman in the conference, finishing 11th at ACC Championships, earning All-ACC honors
• Earned All-Southeast Region honors with 12th-place finish at NCAA Southeast Regional Champs
• Finished 103rd at NCAA Championships

Background
• 2014 runner-up at World Schools Cross Country Championships
• 2013 Australian All-Schools Champion in 1,500m and 3,000m
• Seven-time Queensland Champion (4x 800m, 3x 1,500m)

Personal
• Son of Kerri and Rodney Cook
• Has an older brother, Ben