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Lukas Gemar
Lukas Gemar
Year: Junior
Hometown: Moorhead, Minn.
High School: Moorhead
Major: Engineering Sciences
House Affiliation: Winthrop

Raced against Yale and at the Paul Short Invitational … Took 13th overall vs. Yale (25:41) … Finished in 24:53 at Paul Short (53rd overall). 

Was the fourth Harvard runner to cross the finish line against Yale with a time of 24:55.88 Sept. 14

Before Harvard
Competed in track and field and cross country at Moorhead ... Served as cross country team captain for two seasons ... Was named Gatorade Minnesota Runner of the Year in 2008 and earned all-state credentials in 2008 and 2010 ... Crowned Large School State Champion in 2008 and was a Heartland NXN individual qualifier ... National Merit Scholar semi-finalist ... National AP Scholar ... Minnesota AAA(Arts, Academics, Athletics) finalist in 2011 ... Was a teammate of Jakob Lindaas at Moorhead ... Involved in Key Club for four years, serving as vice president for two ... Also served as student council vice president

Enjoys tubing, cross country skiing, ping-pong and solving the Rubik's cube.