Luke Johnson  
Luke Johnson


Red Wing, Minn.

High School:
Red Wing HS



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.


Throwers, Vaulters Dominate on Saturday

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


Gophers Pick Up 14 Titles in Opener

The Gophers dominated its season opener on Saturday to the tune of 14 individual titles.


Lehman, Ellenson Headed to Eugene

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


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.

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 personal record of 17.41 meters (57-01.5 ft.).

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