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Luke Caldwell

Player Profile

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Betchworth, England

High School:
The Ashcombe School

Last College:
University of Oxford

Event:
Distance

Experience:
TR

07/25/2013

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.

07/13/2013

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.

06/24/2013

Lobos Top MW in Scholar-Athlete Awards

132 UNM student-athletes earn Scholar-Athlete distinction

06/23/2013

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.

06/13/2013

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.

01/25/2013

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

NEW MEXICO

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.

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

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.

PERSONAL

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

COLLEGIATE BESTS

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

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

TRACK & FIELD HONORS

• 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

Thursday, April 17
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Mt. SAC Relays
Saturday, April 19
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Long Beach State Invitational
Friday, April 25
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Brutus Hamilton Invitational
Friday, May 02
All Day - 
Track & Field
vs. Don Kirby Tailwind Open
Sunday, May 04
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Payton Jordan Invitational
Thursday, May 08
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Air Force Twilight Invitational
Wednesday, May 14
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Mountain West Outdoor Track & Field Championships
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