| Luis Hanssler
2013 NCAA Championship Qualifier (Long Jump)
2013 NCAA East Qualifier
Two-Time All-Conference Performer
Silver Medal- 2013 C-USA Outdoor Championship (Decathlon)
Silver Medal- 2013 C-USA Outdoor Championship (Heptathlon)
2013 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary in the long jump and advanced to the 2013 NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Honors ... Earned All-Conference USA second team honors and took silver in the decathlon at the 2013 Conference USA Outdoor Championship with 7, 163 points ... Took the decathlon title at Ole Miss Invitational setting a new program-record on 7,365 points ... During the course of his record-breaking decathlon run at the Ole Miss Invitational, Hanssler set new personal-bests in the 100m (11.05), 400m (49.38), 1,500m (4:36.05), high jump (1.90m, 6'2.75"), long jump (7.49m, 24'7"), pole vault (4.45m, 14'7.25"), shot put (12.11m, 39'8.75") and discus (36.60m, 120'1") ... Hanssler's personal-best long jump mark of 7.49m (24'7") at the Ole Miss Invitational qualified him for the NCAA East Preliminary where he finished 11th overall with a jump of 7.36m (24'1.75") qualifying him for the NCAA Outdoor Championship ... At the NCAA Outdoor Championship, finished 22nd overall in the long jump with a mark of 7.15m (23'5.5") ... Scored overall team points in relay competition at the C-USA Outdoor Championship in the 4 x 100m (seventh, 44.51) and 4 x 400m (sixth, 3:17.87).
At the 2013 Conference USA Indoor Championship, earned All-Conference USA second team honors and took silver in the heptathlon breaking his own program-record of 5, 371 points ... During his silver medal winning performance set new personal records in the 60m (7.12), 60m hurdles (8.42), pole vault (4.14m, 13'7"), and shot put (12.22m, 40'1.25") while tying his personal-best in the high jump (1.90m, 6'2.75") ... Took the heptathlon title at the McCravy Invitational with a score of 5,291 points breaking what was then a program-record and earning Conference USA Athlete of the Week Honors (1/29/13) ... Competing in the long jump, recorded two top-five finishes ... Took fourth at the Redhawks invitational in the long jump with a personal-record leap of 7.23m (23'8.75") ... Placed third in the long jump at the Kentucky Invitational at a distance of 7.08m (39'11.25).
Prior to Memphis
Specialized in the decathlon for Immanuel-Kant Gymnasium ... Placed third in the decathlon at the 2011 German Youth National Championships ... Carries a personal-record in the decathlon of 7,032 points and 7.38m (24'2.5") in the long jump.
Son of Rita and Michael Hanssler ... Birthday is Dec. 11.