Luke Holtzman
Luke Holtzman
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.
Hometown: New Rochelle, N.Y.
High School: New Rochelle
Event(s): Distance

Prior to Geneseo: Ran cross country and track at New Rochelle High School ... 2014 all-section in cross country ... 2013 and 2014 All-Westchester County for cross country ... All-Section I League 2B from 2012-14 ... All-Westchester County for indoor and outdoor track & field in 2013 and 2014 ... 2014 Section I League 2B Champion in the 1,600-meter and 3,200-meter run in outdoor track & field ... New Rochelle High School Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year in 2015 ... AP Scholar with honors in 2014 and 2015 ... scholar-athlete and hall of fame award recipient.

Personal: Luke Nemetz Holtzman was born and raised in New Rochelle, N.Y. ... parents are Julie and Jody Holtzman ... has an older brother, Nick, and a twin sister, Emma sister, Emma, is also a senior at Geneseo ... majoring in chemistry and physics ... enjoys playing the saxophone and hanging out with friends ... favorite athletic-related moment was winning the 2018 DIII Indoor Track & Field National Champiosnhip Distance Medley Relay with Zachary Hannahoe, Gillan Faulkner, and Isaac Garcia-Cassani ... best advice he's received is, "Keep your eyes on the guy ahead of you and go after him" ... credits his high school coach, Joe Intervallo, for having the most influence on his running career ... started running cross country in middle school to get in shape for basketball ... favorite professional sports team is the New York Knicks and favorite athlete is Dirk Nowitzki ... earned the 2018 SUNY Chancellor's Scholar-Athlete Award.