Luca Wieland
Luca  Wieland

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Saarbrucken, Germany

High School:
Gymnasium Rotenbuhl Saarbrucken

Event:
Multi-Events


02/01/2016

MULTI-DIMENSIONAL

Gophers national champion Luca Wieland is profiled in the newest edition of Ski-U-Mah.

01/29/2016

Gophers' Godi Wins 200 Meters

Minnesota also put itself in contention for a title in the heptathlon as Ben Holcomb leads the field through four events with 2,708 points.

01/16/2016

`U' Picks Up Three Titles at Home

The Gophers return to action next Saturday with a dual meet against Border Battle rival Wisconsin at the University of Minnesota Fieldhouse.

01/09/2016

Gophers Garner Eight Titles at Northwest Open

The Gophers return to action at home next weekend with the Minnesota Open.

12/09/2015

B1G Honors Wieland as Field Athlete of the Week

The German Gopher was also named National Athlete of the Week by the USTFCCCA.

02/01/2016

Luca Wieland: Ski-U-Mah Cover Shoot

Luca Wieland: Ski-U-Mah Cover Shoot

05/17/2015

Men's Track and Field at Big Ten Track 05.17.15

Men's Track and Field at Big Ten Track 05.17.15

03/15/2015

Luca Wieland: 2015 NCAA Heptathlon Champion

Luca Wieland: 2015 NCAA Heptathlon Champion

Wieland's Personal Records

2016 | JUNIOR SEASON
At The Opener, hosted by St. Scholastica, set a meet record of 5,789 (also the second highest total in school history) in securing the victory in the heptathlon. • For his efforts in The Opener, was named the B1G Field Athlete of the Week and the US Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Athlete of the Week. • In the Border Battle Duel with Wisconsin, led the way for the Gophers by winning the long jump (7.46 meters, 24-05.75 ft.) and the 60-meter hurdles (8.07).

2015 | SOPHOMORE SEASON

Indoor:
Turned in victories for the Golden Gophers at the Northwest Open, the Wisconsin Duel, the B1G Indoor Championships, the NCAA Infoor Championships - crowning him the national champion in the heptathalon and setting a school record of 6070 in the event. Outdoor: Competed in the Baldy Castillo Invitational, the Stanford Invitationals, the Carleton Relays, the Drake Relays, and the Musco Twilight.

2014 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Indoor:
At the 2014 Northwest Open finished 6th in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.57 seconds and placed 3rd in the long jump with a mark of 6.67 meters (21-10.75) • at the same meet finished 9th in the pole vault with a jump of 4.17 meters (13-08.25) • placed 18th in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.71 seconds at the 2014 Bill Bergan Invitational and finished 6th in the long jump with a jump of 7.20 meters (23-07.50) • at the 2014 Iowa State Classic finished 7th in the long jump with a mark of 6.88 meters (22-07.00) • finished 12th in the pole vault with a jump of 4.30 meters (14-01.25) at the Snowshoe Open • placed 14th in the Big Ten Championships with a long jump of 6.90 meters (22-07.75), and finished 11th in the heptathlon with a score of 4918. Outdoor: Finished 26th in the discus at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with a mark of 42.39 meters (139-01) • tied for 16th at the 2014 Stanford Invitational in the high jump with a mark of 1.91 meters (6-03.25) and placed 6th in the long jump with a mark of 6.82 meters (22-04.50) • at the 2014 Hamline Invitational finished 8th in the pole vault with a mark of 4.15 meters (13-07.25) • finished 8th in the 400 meters with a time of 53.46 seconds at the Holst Invitational and 8th in the pole vault with a jump of 4.05 meters (13-03.50) • placed 13th in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 15.25 seconds at the Sun Angel Classic • won the 110 meter hurdles at the Carleton Relays with a time of 14.52 seconds • in decathlon play at the Drake Relays ran the 400 meters at 52.41 seconds • at the Drake Relays finished 13th in the decathalon with a score of 6120 points • placed 11th in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 15.40 seconds, 8th in the discus with a throw of 42.23 meters, and 15th in the long jump (5.74 meters - 18-10.00) at the Musco Twilight • at the Big Ten Championships decathlon, ran the 400 meters at 51.95 seconds and the 110 meter hurdles in 15.03 seconds • at the same meet placed 8th in the long jump with a mark of 7.16 meters (23-06.00).


PERSONAL
Business marketing major • Hometown: Saarbruecken, Germany. • Son of Daniela Theis-Weiland and Klaus Weiland. • One sibling, Leanne. • Most memorable sports moment was finishing second in the German national track championships in the decathlon. • Enjoys singing and playing the guitar.

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