Luke Johnson  
Luke  Johnson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Red Wing, Minn.

High School:
Red Wing HS

Event:
Throws


03/21/2015

Johnson Wins 800 as Gophers Take Third

Bradley Johnson won the 800 meters and anchored a runner-up finish in the 4x400 meter relay on Saturday.

01/31/2015

Gophers Add Nine Titles at Jack Johnson

The Gophers return to action next Saturday with a pair of regional meets - the Bethel Open in St. Paul and the Bison Open in Fargo, N.D.

01/29/2015

Gophers Host Jack Johnson Classic this Weekend

Minnesota is coming off a big dual win against Wisconsin last weekend and return to home action this weekend.

01/24/2015

Gophers Dominate in Border Battle Dual

The University of Minnesota men's track & field program dominated a rare dual meet on Saturday afternoon against Border Battle rival Wisconsin, picking up a 98-59 win over the Badgers.

01/17/2015

Throwers, Vaulters Dominate on Saturday

Minnesota picked up three titles on Saturday at the Minnesota Open.

2015 Season - Indoor: Won the shot put event at the 2015 Northwest Open at 17.32 meters (56-10.00 ft.).• At the 2015 Minnesota Open he took home the title with a throw of 17.41 meters (57-01.5 ft.).• In a border battle dual at Wisconsin, he won the shot put event with a throw of 18.68 meters (61-03.50 ft.). • Won the shot put event at the 2015 Jack Johnson Classic with a throw of 18.41 meters (50-05.00). 

2013 Season- Indoor:
Competed at the Big Ten Championships in shot put finishing 12th with a throw of 56-06 1/2 (17.23m)• took ninth at the Husker Invitational with a throw of 55-05 (16.89m)• wom shot put at the St. Thomas Showcase. Outdoor: Took 14th in shot put at the Big Ten Championships with a throw of 55-04 3/4 (16.87m)• took second at the MAC Invite with throw of 54-05.5(16.80m)• finished ninth at the UCSD Triton Invite.

2012 Season: Redshirted.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Red Wing High School • high school coaches were Mike Ehlers, Pete Eberlein, Adam Nelson and Tom Johnson (father)• six-time All-State (three times in shot, three in discus) • four-time All-Conference in shot put • three-time All-Conference in discus • two-time section champion in discus • section champion in shot put • finished fourth in the shot put in his sophomore year and fifth in the discus • took second in the discus and fourth in the shot put in his junior year • state champion in the discus his senior year and second in the shot put • lettered three times in football and four times in track.

Personal: Born July 10, 1992 • undecided on major • son of Tom and Malissa Johnson • has four siblings Erick (26), Tina (23), Ben (21) and Grahm (13) • high school coach Mike Ehlers is a former Minnesota Thrower • enjoys playing the guitar, golf, pool and basketball.

Personal Best in High School

Discus: 190ft. 3in
Shot Put: 64ft. 2in