Luke Johnson  
Luke Johnson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Red Wing, Minn.

High School:
Red Wing HS

Position:
Throws


05/30/2014

Lehman, Ellenson Headed to Eugene

The duo join senior pole vaulter Zach Siegmeier, who qualified for the NCAA championships on Thursday.

05/28/2014

NCAA West Prelims Preview

The Gophers list 16 team members competing in individual events at the regional meet as well as the 4x400 meter relay team.

05/22/2014

Nineteen Gophers Qualify for NCAA Prelims

Four returning outdoor All-Americans will lead the charge for Minnesota with two-time honoree Jacob Capek attempting to capture his third career accolade in the 4x400 meter relay.

05/18/2014

Gophers Close Out B1G Championships

Minnesota totaled 44 points over the three-day event at Purdue's Rankin Track & Field including several top-10 performances on Sunday in the meet finale.

05/17/2014

Siegmeier, Yedoni Win B1G Titles

Zach Siegmeier won his third overall Big Ten title and Trevor Yedoni captured his first career conference title for the University of Minnesota.

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