Luke Caldwell

Luke Caldwell

Player Profile


Betchworth, England

High School:
The Ashcombe School

Last College:
University of Oxford




Men's, Women's Track Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Awards

The men's and women's track & field team were honors both at the team and individual levels.


Caldwell, Engholm Solid at European U23 Championships

Luke Caldwell placed 5th in the 5000 at European U23 Championships, while Elmar Engholm placed 17th in the 1500.


Lobos Top MW in Scholar-Athlete Awards

132 UNM student-athletes earn Scholar-Athlete distinction


Consistency the Story in Review of 2012-13 Track & Cross Country

Joe Franklin's cross country and track & field teams showed some talent as they racked up the honors and the championships in the 2012-13 season.


Caldwell Selected as MW Student-Athlete of the Year, Sweeps Awards

Luke Caldwell, a three-time All-American and MW Indoor Student-Athlete of the Year, added a the Outdoor honor on Thursday.


New Mexico Invitational

UNM hosts the New Mexico Invitational, their second of four home meets, Jan. 25-26 at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

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

Saturday, April 04
All Day - 
Track & Field
vs. Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational
Friday, April 10
All Day - 
Track & Field
vs. New Mexico Quadrangular
Thursday, April 16
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Mt. SAC Relays
Friday, April 17
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Bryan Clay Invitational
Saturday, April 18
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Long Beach State Invitational
Saturday, April 25
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Triton Invitational
Friday, May 01
All Day - 
Track & Field
at UTEP Invitational