Luke Caldwell
Position: Distance
Other Position: Distance
Year: Senior
Hometown: Betchworth, England
Other College: University of Oxford
Experience: Transfer

Caldwell's Cross Country Bio


2013 Indoor: Competed at five meets for the Lobos, including the NCAA Championships ... Opened with a sixth-place mile time of 4:03.47* at the New Mexico Invitational ... Broke the school record in the 5000 with a 13:40.39 time at the Husky Classic, finishing sixth overall ... Picked up three All-Mountain West nods at the conference championships, winning both the 3000 (8:14.66) and 5000 (14:30.30) and placing third in the mile (4:10.91) ... Earned All-American status in the 5K at the NCAA Championships as he placed eighth with a time of 13:46.44.

2013 Outdoor: Ran at five meets outdoors, again bringing home multiple honors ... Kicked off the season at the Bryan Clay Invitation with a runner-up mark of 3:44.19 in the 1500 ... Smashed the school record in the outdoor 5000 with a stellar run of 13:29.94 at the Payton Jordan Invitational ... Claimed two conference titles at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships, winning the both the 5000 (14:30.00) and 10000 (30:27.71) ... Qualified to the NCAA West Preliminary championships, placing sixth in the 5K with a 14:12.27 clocking ... Advanced on the NCAA Championships, earning his third All-American plaudit of 2012-13 (to go along with cross-country and indoor track) with a seventh-place run of 13:55.55.


Transfer from the University of Oxford (England) ... Finished 19th at the English National Cross Country Championships in 2012 ... Has career bests of 3:47 in the 1500m and 14:37.89 in the 5K.


Son of Ken and Liz Caldwell ... Has one sister, Emily, and one brother, Josh ... Hobbies include playing guitar.


Mile: 4:08.89
3,000 meters: 8:14.66
5,000 meters: 13:40.39#

1,500 meters: 3:44.19
5,000 meters: 13:29.94#
10,000 meters: 30:27.71


• USTFCCCA First Team Indoor All-American, 2013
• USTFCCCA First Team Outdoor All-American, 2013
• Mountain West Men's Indoor Student-Athlete of the Year, 2013
• Mountain West Men's Outdoor Student-Athlete of the Year, 2013
• All-Mountain West Indoor Team, 2013 (Mile, 3000 & 5000)
• All-Mountain West Outdoor Team, 2013 (5000 & 10000)
• Mountain West Athlete of the Week, Feb. 11, 2013
• Academic All-Mountain West, 2013
• Mountain West Scholar-Athlete, 2013

* indicates a performance that has been adjusted based on the NCAA altitude conversion protocol
# indicates a school record