Luca Wieland  
Luca  Wieland

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Saarbrucken, Germany

High School:
Gymnasium Rotenbuhl Saarbrucken

Event:
Multi-Events


05/27/2015

Gophers Bound for NCAA Regional at Texas

Fifteen Gophers will be in NCAA regional action this weekend at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas.

05/22/2015

Four Gophers Earn Academic All-District Honors

The Gophers now have 20 Academic All-District honorees including Bartnik, Jennings, Ferretti and Wieland.

05/21/2015

Sixteen Gophers Earn NCAA Track Bids

Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas hosts this year's NCAA West Regional.

05/19/2015

Wieland Honored with Bjorklund Award

Wieland is the second recipient of Minnesota's Garry Bjorklund Award following two-time All-American and three-time Big Ten champion pole vaulter Zach Siegmeier in 2014.

05/17/2015

Gophers Finish Sixth at Big Ten Outdoor Meet

The Gophers return to action at the 2015 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Regionals, May 28-30, in Austin, Texas.

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

2015 | SOPHOMORE SEASON

Indoor:
Won the 2015 Northwest Open long jump event at 7.15 meters (23-05.50 ft.). Placed first in dual play at Wisconsin in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.26 seconds. • At the 2015 Iowa State Classic, placed 4th in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.18 seconds. • At the same meet finished 15th in the high jump with a mark of 2.00 meters (6-06.75) and placed 12th in the pole vault with a mark of 4.56 meters (14-11.50). • In pole vault competition at the 2015 Snowshoe Open, placed 4th with a jump of 4.64 meters (15-02.75) and placed 4th in shot put competition with a throw of 14.19 meters (46-06.75). • Won the 2015 B1G Indoor Championship Heptathalon with a score of 5787. • At the 2015 NCAA Indoors, took home the national title in the Heptathalon and set a school record with a score of 6070. Outdoor: At the 2015 Baldy Castillo Invitational, placed 25th in the discus with a throw of 37.58 meters (123-03). • At the 2015 Stanford Invitational finished third in his flight in the long jump with a mark of 7.49 meters. • At the 2015 Carleton Relays finished second in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 15.23 seconds and fourth in the high jump with a mark of 2.03 meters (6-08.00). • At the 2015 Drake Relays, finished second in the decathalon with a score of 7528. • At the Musco Twilight, finished 15th in the shot put with a throw of 14.40 meters (47-03.00) and 27th in the discus with a throw of 44.91 meters (147-04.50). •


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.