Wild Rose senior David Lauritzen posed for a photo with his family after he officially signed with the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire to compete in track and field during a ceremony on March 28. Pictured are: (back row): Ethan Lauritzen and Hayden Lauritzen; (front row): Adelaide Lauritzen, Tom Lauritzen, David Lauritzen and Tanya Lauritzen.

Lauritzen signs with University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Wild Rose senior David Lauritzen officially signed with the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire to compete in track and field during a ceremony on March 28 at the high school. Lauritzen received interest from UW-Whitewater, UW-Stevens Point and UW-Eau Claire, before making the decision compete as a Blugold.

Lauritzen competed at the 2017 State Competition at UW-La Crosse taking home 5th place in the 4x200 Meter Relay (1:32.31); 6th place in the 4x400 Meter Relay (3:30.20); and qualifying for State in the triple jump (41’10¾). Over his high school career, Lauritzen has also set personal records in the 100M Dash (11:42) and Indoor 60M Dash (7.28).

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