Luke George - Men's Track & Field - Arkansas Razorbacks

Luke George

Jr. | 5-10 | Distance | Issaquah, Wash. | Issaquah HS/Oklahoma

Junior (2021)
Indoor: Set a career best of 1:52.34 in 800m at Tyson Invitational, improving from previous best of 1:54.04 from Razorback Invitational … Opened indoor campaign with a 1:54.43 at Wooo Pig Classic.

Sophomore (2020)
Indoors: Member of silver medal distance medley relay (9:42.00), splitting 3:01.43 on 1,200m leg, during SEC Indoor Championships … Competed in the mile at conference meet, placing 11th in prelims with a 4:12.41 … Opened season setting a career best in 1,000m, placing sixth in 2:27.53 … Ran 1:54.35 in 800m at Red Raider Invitational … Finished ninth in mile at Razorback Invitational with a 4:11.30 … Produced a career best of 4:06.10 in mile at Husky Classic … Ran on distance medley relay at JDL Invitational, splitting 2:59.08 on first leg, as Razorbacks improved their NCAA qualifying time with a 9:39.16 runner-up performance, which converted to 9:31.40 since they ran on a flat 200m track.

At Oklahoma

Freshman (2019) Placed eighth in the mile run at Big 12 Indoors, running a 4:15.61 in finals and a PR 4:11.77 in prelims… Ran for the men’s DMR team for a sixth place finish in 10:11.97 at the Big 12 Indoors… Competed in 3,000 meter run at Big 12 Indoors… Ran the 800 in 1:54.69 at the Tyson Invite… Competed in the mile and helped the men’s DMR team earn a third-place finish of 9:42.44 at the Dr. Sander Columbia Challenge… Took third in the mile at the Corky Classic, finishing in 4:18.13.

HIGH SCHOOL
Team captain of the track and cross country teams sophomore through senior year… Five-time league champion in track (Wash.)… Five-time track district champion (Wash.)… All-State his junior and senior year… USATF National Junior Olympics Track and Field Championships qualifier… Runner-up in the 1,500 meters at the 2017 USATF National Junior Olympic Championships… Runner-up at the 2017 3A/4A KingCo League Championships… Team was 4A state champions in track in 2018… Ran for club Speed Unlimited for two years in high school… 2017 USATF Junior Nationals runner-up in the 800 and 1,500 meters.

PERSONAL

Parents are Brent and Kristi George… Has one sibling, Makenna… Intended major is business marketing.

Luke George | Career Stats

Career bests

Indoor

  • 800m | 1:52.34
  • 1,000m | 2:27.53
  • Mile | 4:06.10
  • 3,000m | 9:01.87

Outdoor

  • 800m | 1:52.32
  • 1,500m | 3:46.96
  • Mile | 4:06.75