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  Luke Gallaher
Luke Gallaher

Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Sidman, Pa.

High School:
Forest Hills Senior

Event:
Multi Events/Jumps

04/18/2014

Gallaher Sets the Bar High in Career Debut of Decathlon at ACC

Springman sets new personal record in the hammer throw on day one

04/18/2014

Spratling and Nkanata Claim Top Times on Day Two of ACC

12 Panthers advance to the Saturday championship finals

04/14/2014

Pitt Track and Field Sets 30 Personal Records at Bison Classic

Panthers turn in solid performances in last weekend of competition before ACC Championships

04/04/2014

Track and Field Heads to Gainesville, Williamsburg and Carnegie Mellon

The Panthers will split up again this weekend to compete in three meets

04/21/2013

Panthers Land Five First Place Finishes at Legacy Invite/Larry Ellis

Both men and women win 4x400 meter relay

Top Performances: 60M-7.18, 200M-23.46, 500M-1:13.70, 1,000M-3:09.36, 60H-9.56, high jump-2.11M, pole vault-3.10M, long jump-6.69M, shot put-8.48M, heptathlon-4,374

2012-13 Outdoor: Placed second overall in the men's high jump and also competed in the long jump at the Charlotte 49er.

2011-12 Indoor: Claimed a first-place finish in the high jump (6-11.0) and placed 12th overall in the heptathlon (4,374 points) at the Golden Flash Gala...finished first and set a career best in the high jump (6-8.31) and placed sixth in the long jump (21-11.38) at the Penn State Relays...posted a top-five finish at the Nittany Lion Challenge in the high jump...Finished 10th in the high jump (6-7.92) at the Spire Invitational...placed 10th in the high jump at the Big East Championships with a jump of 6-4.37.
2011-12 Outdoor: A member of the 400M relay that finished fifth at the Charlotte 49er Classic...Placed sixth in the high jump at the Big East Championship Meet (6-08.25).

High School: Luke Gallaher was voted two-time high jump state champ...took fifth place at states in the long jump for two consecutive years...all-state in both track and basketball...high school national All-America in the high jump...member of all-state for track in 2010 and 2011...placed sixth in the high jump at the New Balance Nationals...also holds school record for all-time leading scorer...also played basketball, all-state player both his junior and senior season...the leading scorer in PA his junior season and was second in the state his senior season with 1,975 points.

Personal: Born on January 11, 1993...son of Chip and Donna Gallaher...has one sister, Casey who currently attends St. Francis...majoring in pre-medicine.