Laurie won All-America honors in 2001, placing 37th at the NCAA Championships. He had earned All-West Region honors (4th) just two weeks before and placed 5th at the CCAA Championships to capture his first All-CCAA merit. Laurie earned all-conference distinction in both of his first two years, placing 12th at the league meet in each season.
In track & field, he placed 9th in the 5,000 at the CCAA Championships and was one of six Aggies to reach the national meet. Laurie holds the school record in the 3,000 meters and ranks 8th at UC Davis in the 5K. He is an exercise biology major.