Events: 1,500M (4:09.18), Mile (4:34.30), 3,000M (9:39.53), 5,000M (15:46.35)
Ran a personal record of 4 minutes, 34.30 seconds 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.
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.
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 ... Majoring in business.