Luke Wielgopolan
Luke Wielgopolan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ottawa, Ill.

Last College:
St. Ambrose University

Height:
6-1

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
10/10/1990

05/04/2013

Smith Breaks Two Records in Final Regular-Season Meet

Smith now ranks No. 8 in the NCAA in the hammer throw

03/30/2013

Women's Distance Crew PRs at Stanford, Rest of Team Battles Rain in Carbondale

Redbird women steeplers now rank one, two, three in the Valley

02/16/2013

ISU Track & Field Conclude Regular-Season at Purdue

Redbirds head to Northern Iowa for MVC Championships next weekend.

12/08/2012

Brittany Smith Breaks School Record to Kick Off the 2012-13 Indoor Season

She holds second furthest throw in the NCAA this season

02/25/2012

Redbirds Earn Eight Valley Honors; One Valley Title

The women's team heads into day two in first place with 42 points.

05/11/2013

Day 1 at the 2013 MVC Outdoor Championships

Day 1 at the 2013 MVC Outdoor Championships

02/10/2012

GVSU Big Meet Day One

GVSU Big Meet Day One

2011-12

Indoor: Tossed a career-best 43-05.00 in the shot put at the Early Bird Invitational (Dec. 3) to kick off the season ... finished third in the weight throw at the Wisconsin Invitational (Jan. 20) with a mark of 57-00.25 ... threw a personal-best 59-05.00 in the weight throw at the Keck Invitational (Feb. 3), finishing second ... took eighth at the Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships (Feb. 25) with a mark of 58-06.75.

Outdoor: Finished fourth in the discus at the ISU vs. SIU Dual (April 7) with a toss of 147-09 ... launched a personal-best toss of 178-06 in the hammer throw at the Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships (May 11), claiming 13th place.

PRIOR TO ISU

At St. Ambrose University: Two-time conference champion ... two-time NAIA Indoor Qualifier and one-time outdoor qualifier ... conference champion in both indoor and outdoor meets in 2009-10 ... holds personal-bests in the shot put (14.27m), discus (46.86m), hammer (49.83m) and weight toss (18.07m).

Personal: Born 10/10/1990 ... son of Steve and Vicki Wielgopolan ... sister is Nina ... plans to major in business administration.