Andy Wingerson
Andy Wingerson
Year: So.
Hometown: Mercer Island, Wash.
High School: Mercer Island
Position: Backstroke/IM
Major: Undeclared
Residential College: Pierson

Best Times:

100 Backstroke:  51.93

200 Backstroke:  1:51.37

200 Individual Medley:  1:54.27

400 Individual Medley:  4:06.04

Bellevue Club Swim Team                                    Coach:  Andy Pym

2011-2012 (Freshman): 200-yard backstroke: Finished 18th at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships with a time of 1:52.24… Finished 20th at Boston University’s Terrier Invitational with a time of 1:58.37… Best finish in the event was against Cornell, third with a time of 1:55.85… 100-yard backstroke: Finished 22nd at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships with a time of 52.01… Finished 18th at Boston University’s Terrier Invitational with a time of 54.17… Finished 11th at HYP with a time of 54.09… 400-yard IM: Finished 28th at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships with a time of 4:08.65… Finished 18th at Boston University’s Terrier Invitational with a time of 4:14.31… Finished 12th at HYP with a time of 4:15.59.

Before Yale: Ran Cross Country and Track in addition to Swimming at Mercer Island High School… Captain of Bellevue Swim Team Senior Year… 2011 Mercer Island High School Scholar Athlete of the Year… State Ironman (2010 and 2011)… 2011 USA Swimming Scholastic All-American… Bellevue Club Team Won State Championship four times (2008-2011)…National Champions in 2009.

Personal: Will swim against former Mercer teammates Tyler Benster (Brown) and Taylor Siedel (Columbia) in Ivy League competition… Family friend Mary Kuder is a former Yale women's soccer captain… Plans to major in the sciences.

Why Yale: "I chose Yale because of the rapidly expanding science department and for the social set-up of the residential colleges.”