Luke Johnson  
Luke  Johnson


Red Wing, Minn.

High School:
Red Wing HS



`U' Wins Seven Titles at Carleton Relays

Three Gophers each won a pair of titles over the weekend between the Tom Cat Twilight and the Carleton Relays.


Gophers Claim 10 Titles at Tom Cat

Mitch Hechsel won the 800 meters at 1:49.65 - a new personal record and an O'Shaughnessy Stadium record.


Gophers Set for Weekend Competitions

Minnesota will compete at three meets this week -- the Tom Cat Twilight, the Carleton Relays and the Mt. SAC Relays.


Gophers Total Seven Titles on Saturday

Goaner Deng contributed 20 points with an individual title in the 800 meters and then adding a second title as part of the 4x400 meter title squad.


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.

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). · At the 2015 B1G Indoor Championships, competed in the shot put event and came in with a mark of 16.39 meters (53-09.25). Outdoor: At the 2015 Baldy Castillo Invitational placed second in the discus throw with a toss of 52.91 meters (173-07). At the 2015 Hamline Invitational, won the shot put with a throw of 18.05 meters (59-02.75) and placed second in the discus with a throw of 54.40 meters (178-06). Placed second in the shot put with a throw of 17.76 meters (58-03.25) and fourth in the discus with a throw of 52.59 meters (172-06) at the 2015 Carleton Relays.

Indoor: At the 2014 Jack Johnson Classic placed 8th in the shot put with a throw of 16.64 meters (54-07.25). Finished 7th in the Bill Bergan Invitational with a throw of 17.15 meters (56-03.25) in the shot put. At the 2014 Gene Glader Classic won the shot put with a throw of 17.23 meters (56-06.50). Finished 5th in the shot put with a throw of 16.48 meters (54-02.50) at the Snowshoe Open.

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)· won 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.


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.

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