UCLA Track & Field BIO
Mike Woepse
Player Profile:
Mike Woepse 1264326
Position: Pole Vault
Other Position: Pole Vault
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 175
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Tustin, Calif.
High School: Mater Dei
Experience: 3 Years
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.

Best Marks
Pole Vault - 17-6

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