AS A JUNIOR IN 2010-11
Competed in four events at the PCSC Championships, placing top ten in all of them ... Placed 1st in the 800 free relay with a mark of 6:42.18 ... Finished 3rd in the 500 free (4:35.42) ... Took 4th in the 200 free, finishing with a time of 1:41.04 ... Also competed in the 100 free and finished 7th overall with a time of 46.73 ... Named to the Athletics Director's Honor Roll at the Silver Level (GPAs 3.300 to 3.499).
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009-10
At the NCAA Division II National Championships, contributed a 1:41.45 split to the ninth-place finish for the 800 free relay team ... Earned All-Pacific Collegiate Swimming Conference honors with impressive performances at the league championships, where he helped the 800 free relay team to a second-place finish, took seventh in the 500 free (4:37.47), sixth in the 200 free (1:42.45) and eighth in the 200 fly (1:56.88) ... Ended the school year on the Athletics Director's Honor Roll at the Bronze Level (GPAs from 3.00 to 3.299).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008-09
Received all-conference and All-American accolades before being named UCSD's "Newcomer of the Year" ... Helped the Tritons to a fourth-place finish and a 6:39.34 school record in the 800 free relay at the NCAA Division II National Championships ... At the PCSC Championships, finshed fifth in the 200 free (1:43.04), fifth in the 500 free (4:40.28) and sixth in the 200 fly (1:56.56) while helping the Tritons to a second-place finish in the 800 free relay with a 6:45.76 mark ... Concluded the year on the Athletics Director's Honor Roll at the Bronze Level (GPAs from 3.00 to 3.299).
A 2008 graduate of Moorpark High School in Moorpark ... A two-time All-Marmonte League swimmer, three-time Marmonte League champion, four-time CIF South Section Division II finalist and a three-time Masters Meet finalist ... Recorded statistical bests of 22.56 in the 50 free, 49.17 in the 100 free, 1:44.37 in the 200 free, 52.49 in the 100 fly and 2:19.16 in the 200 fly ... Also competed in football, basketball and water polo for the Musketeers ... A finalist in Lifeguard Nationals World Bodysurfing Championships.
Born Oct. 21, 1990 in Thousand Oaks ... Parents are Kevin and Tina Lorch ... Parents attended UC Davis, where Tina was a swimmer ... Has a younger brother named Danny that plays on the UC San Diego water polo team ... His uncle, Danny, played water polo at UCSD ... A joint Mathematics-Economics major in Revelle College ... Hobbies include surfing.
2011 NCAA Division II National Championships
200 Free - 1:40.38 - 17th Place
800 Free Relay Split - 1:39.42 (Finals) - 5th Place
100 Free - 46.37 (Prelims) - 38th Place
400 Free Relay Split - 45.89 (Finals) - 6th Place
2010 NCAA Division II National Championships
800 Free Relay Split - 1:41.45 (Finals) - 9th Place
500 Free - 4:38.34 (Prelims) - 22nd Place
200 Free - 1:42.99 (Prelims) - 35th Place
500 Free - 4:36.93 (Prelims) - 23rd Place
2009 NCAA Division II National Championships
200 Fly - 1:54.50 (Prelims) - 29th Place
200 Free - 1:42.56 (Prelims) - 38th Place
800 Free Relay Split - 1:41.52 (Finals) - 4th Place