Mike Woepse
Mike Woepse

Player Profile

Tustin, CA

High School:
Mater Dei

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 175

Pole Vault



Bruins Honored at 2012-13 UCLA Scholar-Athlete Banquet

Ryan Deeter, Liz Goodrich named Scholar-Athletes of the Year.


Storm Sets UCLA Record on Final Day of Mt. SAC

Junior Ida Storm was fifth in the hammer throw (highest-placing collegian) with her record-setting mark of 223-3.


Buchanan Sets 100m Hurdles Meet Record

Bruins claim three event victories Saturday in Claremont


Day Three at Texas Relays

UCLA has two 2nd place finishes Friday in Austin


Wruck Throws School Record as No. 12 Bruins Win in Texas

No. 12 Bruins win six events in an upset of No. 2 Arkansas and No. 4 Texas

2012 - NCAA runner-up with a vault of 18-2.50 to earn first-team All-America honors ... Tied for second at the NCAA Prelim (17-8.50) ... Placed third at the Pac-12 Championships (17-2.25) ... Won the vault vs. USC (17-6.50) ... Tied for fourth at the RJ/JJK Invite (17-3) ... Was first vs. WSU and Tennessee, setting a meet record against the Cougars (17-6.25) ... Cleared a lifetime-best of 18-2.50 in the first outdoor meet of the year, breaking a meet record vs. Texas to win ... In indoor track, was first in four of the five meets he competed in ... MPSF champion (17-7.75) ... Earned second-team All-America honors after finishing 14th at the NCAA meet ... Set a meet record at the Cougar Invite (17-6.50) ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll ... Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.

2011 - Tied for 20th in the pole vault (16-4.75) at the NCAA Championships to earn honorable mention USTFCCCA All-American honors ... Was 10th in the vault (17-00.75) at the NCAA Prelim ... Finished in a tie for 13th at Pac-10s (15-3.75) ... Placed fifth against USC (15-9) ... Tied for third at the RJ/JJK Invite (16-2.75) ... Placed third in the Texas Tri-Meet (16-2.75) ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

High School - Suffered a hamstring injury in April of his senior year and could not complete the season ... Had the No. 1 prep outdoor mark in the nation in 2010 (17-6) and five meets with clearances over 17-0 ... Track & Field News All-American ... 2010 indoor state and national champion in the vault ... 2009 and 2010 Arcadia Invite champion ... Orange Country Track Athlete of the Year in 2009 after winning the state, CIF and Arcadia crowns ... Broke the Orange County vault record with a clearance of 17-6.

Personal - Born May 29, 1991 ... Son of Greg and Sharon Woepse ... His dad was a world class pole vaulter with a top mark of 18-7 ... He also placed second in the PanAm Games ... His brother Greg is a senior vaulter on the track team and his sister Elizabeth competed for the Bruin women in the pole vault from 2005-2008 ... Also has a younger brother, Patrick ... Undeclared major.

All-America Honors
2012 - Outdoor Pole Vault (1st-team); Indoor Pole Vault (2nd-team)

Best Marks
Outdoor Pole Vault - 18-2.50
Indoor Pole Vault - 18-4.50