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William Wiesler
Position: Distance
Height: 5'10"
Class: Senior
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Cooper City, Fla.
High School: Archbishop McCarthy HS
Major: Business
Born: 04/10/1992
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William Wiesler Bio - TF
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 05/15/2014

Events: 1,500M (4:00.62), Mile (4:14.52), 3,000M (IN: 8:45.68; OUT: 8:48.61), 5,000M (IN: 15:19.69; OUT: 15:07.86)

2014
Made his debut at the SEC Indoor Track & Field Championships in his final season with the Tigers, clocking 4 minutes, 19.51 seconds for 21st place in the preliminary round … Won the mile at the LSU Twilight with a personal best of 4:14.52 that is a time converted to a banked track … Placed eighth in the mile at the Texas A&M Triangular with a time of 4:20.10 … Anchored the Tigers with a 4:28.24-split on the mile leg in the distance medley relay at the Texas A&M Triangular as the team clocked 10:21.17 for third place … Also ran the mile at the New Mexico Team Invitational, clocking an altitude-adjusted 4:28.86 for 21st place … Also ran an altitude-adjusted 2:01.33 in the 800 meters for 20th place at the New Mexico team Invitational … Slashed two seconds off of his 1,500-meter PR outdoors with a run of 4:00.62 in a fifth-place finish at the LSU Invitational … Also clocked 4:07.91 for 16th place in the 1,500 meters at the LSU Invitational … Graduated from LSU in May 2014 with his degree in general business.

2013
Set personal bests in each of his four events during his junior season in 2013 … Smashed his PR in the mile by more than nine seconds with a seasonal-best time of 4:23.05 in a fifth-place finish at the LSU Twilight … Placed fourth in the mile at the LSU Invitational with a time of 4:28.81 … Also ran the mile at the Tyson Invitational, placing 34th in the college division with a run of 4:26.08 … Raced to a lifetime PR of 8:45.68 in the 3,000 meters while taking 18th place in the college division at the Tyson Invitational … Finished in seventh place for the 3k at the Texas A&M Triangular in 8:59.65 … Clocked an indoor best of 15:19.69 in his only 5k race indoors of 2013 at the Razorback Invitational … Won the 5,000 meters at the LSU Relays with a lifetime PR of 15:07.86 … Took fifth place in the 5k event at the LSU Alumni Gold with a time of 15:33.72 … Opened the outdoor season with an outdoor PR of 4:02.92 in the 1,500 meters for fourth place at the Louisiana Classics … Set an outdoor best of 8:48.61 in the 3k in a fifth-place finish at the Battle on the Bayou … Placed fifth in the 1,500 meters (4:04.43) and ninth in the 3,000 meters (9:05.67) at UCLA’s Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational.

2012
Ran a personal record of 4:34.30 in his first mile race of the indoor season … Finished in ninth place in the mile in his indoor debut at the LSU Twilight … Earned a runner-up finish in the event at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier with a run of 4:36.94 … Clocked 2:07.55 in a third-place finish in the 800 meters at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier … Opened the outdoor season by running the 800 meters (2:03.83) and 1,500 meters (4:13.79) at the Louisiana Classics in Lafayette … Set PRs of 4:09.18 in the 1,500 meters and 9:39.53 in the 3,000 meters at the Battle on the Bayou … Finished in third place overall in the “B” section of the 1,500 meters (4:10.93) and ninth place in the 5,000 meters (15:46.35) at the LSU Relays.

2011
Competed in six meets for the Tigers as a true freshman in 2011 … Made three appearances in the mile during the indoor season … Ran a seasonal best of 4:40.24 in a sixth-place finish in the mile at the LSU Twilight … Placed fifth at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier with a time of 4:43.04 … Also took sixth place indoors in his collegiate debut at the Purple Tiger Invitational (4:58.65) … Posted an outdoor seasonal best of 4:13.59 in the 1,500 meters in a 16th-place finish at the LSU Invitational … Finished in second place in the B section at the LSU Tiger Relays (4:19.00) and 21st place at the Louisiana Classics (4:21.68)  in the 1,500 meters.

PRIOR TO LSU
A distance runner for the four-time district champion track and field team at Archbishop McCarthy High School in Cooper City, Fla. … Team also captured district and regional cross country titles during the 2009 season … Was the seventh-place finisher in the 800 meters at the state championship meet in 2009 … A recipient of the Sportsmanship Award for his high school team as a senior in 2010 … Finished his prep career as the school-record holder in the 5,000 meters with a personal best of 16:36 … Also set top times of 1:58.83 in the 800 meters and 4:30 in the 1,600 meters as a prep runner … A member of the school-record setting 4x800-meter relay team that finished third overall at the state meet with a time of 7:58 … Was an AAU cross country region runner-up and a Junior Olympics qualifier in the intermediate 800 meters during the 2008 season.

PERSONAL
Full name is William Michael Wiesler … Born on April 10, 1992 … Parents are Bill and Patricia Wiesler … Has two younger siblings, Bianca and Brooke … Father played baseball at LSU … Graduated from LSU in May 2014 with his degree in general business.

 

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