LSU Gold
Position
Throws
Height
6'1
Class
Redshirt Junior
Hometown
Gainesville, Fla.
High School
IMG Academy
Experience
2L
Indoor Class
Redshirt Junior

Luke Witte’s TFRRS profile (for top performances and meet results)

2022-23 USTFCCCA All-Academic Award
2023 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
2022 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
2020-21 SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll

LSU All-Time Top 10 Performance List
No. 5: Indoor Weight Throw (21.92m, 2023 Razorback Invitational)

2023 OUTDOOR (REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE)
Closed out the year with a 10th-place finish at the SEC Outdoor Championships in hammer throw… competed solely in hammer throw during the outdoor season… recorded a PR of 60.05 meters (197’ 0”) at the prestigious LSU Alumni Gold… opened the season in fourth at the Hurricane Invitational… recorded sixth-place finishes at the LSU Invitational and Tome Jones Memorial Invite… finished fourth at the LSU Battle on the Bayou.

2023 INDOOR (REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE)
Finished the season in fourth at the SEC Indoor Championships with a throw of 21.46 meters (70’ 5”) in weight throw… recorded a PR of 21.92 meters (71’ 11”) in weight throw that ranks fifth in LSU performance list history at the Razorback Invitational to finish second… competed solely in weight throw during the indoor season… opened the season with a first-place finish at the LSU Purple Tiger… took silver at the Red Raider Open… took first at the Tyson Invitational… recorded a first-place finish at the LSU Twilight.

2022 OUTDOOR (SOPHOMORE)
Did not compete.

2022 INDOOR (SOPHOMORE)
Did not compete.

2021 OUTDOOR (FRESHMAN)
Threw personal best of 139’ 6” (42.51m) in the discus throw at the Battle on the Bayou to finish fourth … took third in the hammer throw at the Battle on the Bayou with a heave of 178’ 2” (54.30m) … tossed the hammer 187’ 0” (56.99m) at the LSU Alumni Gold to place eighth … finished fourth in the hammer throw at the Louisiana Classics (185’ 3”/56.46m) … registered a fourth place finish in the hammer throw at the Boots Garland Invitational with a mark of 185’ 7” (56.56m) … represented LSU at the SEC Championships in the hammer throw.

2021 INDOOR (FRESHMAN)
Competed solely in the weight throw … registered personal best throw of 64’ 10.50” (19.77m) at the SEC Championships to place 12th … finished third at the Louisiana Invitational with a mark of 58’ 8” (17.88m) … collected a heave of 61’ 2.25” (18.65m) at the Charlie Thomas Invitational to finish fifth … also finished fifth at the Purple Tiger Invitational (53’ 11.25”/16.44m).

PRIOR TO LSU – IMG Academy
High school All-American … has only been throwing the hammer for two seasons … had the No. 5 prep hammer throw in the country for 2020 with a toss 220’ 10” at the NSAF x AthleticNET Virtual Nationals … his father, Paul Witte, was a decathlete for the University of Florida … can deadlift 765 lbs., squat 650 lbs., and bench 450 lbs.

PERSONAL
Born on July 24, 2001 in Gainesville, FL… plans to major in animal sciences at LSU.

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