Grace Lachmund
Grace  Lachmund

RS Senior

West Lafayette, Ind.

High School:
West Lafayette





Carpenter Breaks 5k Record for T&F

The sophomore ranks second in the Big Ten this year


Top 10s Highlight Saturday at Clemson

The Boilermakers ran two top-10 times in the women's 4x400-meter relay


Loesch Medals on Day 1 at B1Gs

Six Boilermakers advanced to finals on the track Friday


T&F Wins 2 Drake Relays Titles Friday

The Boilermakers advanced to six Saturday finals


T&F to Compete in 3 Weekend Meets

The distance crew is headed west, while the rest will compete in Louisville

2017 (JUNIOR)
  • Competed in five outdoor and seven indoor meets
  • Finished 19th at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in the 10k
  • Finished 23rd in the 5k at the Big Ten Indoor Championships
  • Ran an outdoor 5k PR of 16:33.88 at the Drake Relays where she was 14th
  • Finished ninth in the 5k at the Texas Relays
  • Took fourth in the mile at the Gene Edmonds Open


  • Competed in three indoor and two outdoor meets
  • Had a 3k PR of 10:00.31 at the Purdue vs. Indiana Duals outdoors, where she was fifth
  • Had a 5k PR of 17:25.82 outdoors at the Rankin/Poehlein Invite where she won
  • Had a third place finish at the Gene Edmonds Invite in the 3k with a time of 10:34.48
  • Had a fourth place finish in the 3k at the Fred Wilt Invite with a time of 10:19.87

2015 (FRESHMAN): Competed in one indoor and one outdoor meet ... finished 12th in the 5,000m run at the Rankin/Poehlein Invite with a time of 19:17.57 ... finished 24th in the mile at the Fred Wilt Invite with a time of 5:37.03.

2014 (FRESHMAN):
Did not compete in any indoor/outdoor meets in the 2013-14 track seasons for the Boilermakers.

High School: Four-year letterwinner in track and field and three in cross country; also played volleyball as a freshman; all-sectional and all-regional in cross country for final three years; all-semi state in cross country as a junior and senior; helped team finish second in the state for cross country as a senior, the school's best finish; PR in the 5k was 18:32; selected to compete in the All-State Senior Race in Ohio for the top 10 seniors in Indiana; ran in 4x800m relay with now-Purdue teammate Cailey Daluga; won Christian Attitude in Competitive Sports Award as well as Allison Weirick Memorial Award; competed in high school with Cailey and Linsey Daluga, Taylor Jones, John Ribiero and Andrew Cartwright who are all currently on the Purdue team.

Personal: Grace Jean Lachmund was born March 24, 1995, to parents Tom Lachmund and Julia Farrell; undecided on her major, though plans to work with kids in the future; has a younger sister, Chloe; enjoys playing ultimate frisbee, making bracelets, hiking and reading.


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