Thomas Winger
Thomas Winger
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Falmouth, Maine
High School: Falmouth
Position: Jumps
Major: Geology & Geophysics
Residential College: Saybrook

Yale PRs

Long Jump 6.73m

Triple Jump 13.46m

100m 11.74

200m 23.90

60m 7.49

2012-2013: Placed third in long jump at Yale Season Opener and fifth against Dartmouth and Columbia...Finished fourth in triple jump against Dartmouth and Columbia...Placed third in triple jump and fourth in long jump against Harvard...Set PR in long jump with sixth-place finish at UCONN Men's Classic Invitational Track Meet...Placed second in long jump at Yale Springtime Invitational and 13th at outdoor Heps.

2011-2012: Fifth in the long jump at the Harvard-Yale dual; 14th at the UConn Invitational…Third place in the triple jump at the Harvard-Yale dual…Did not compete indoors.

2010-2011: Outdoors, competed in long jump at Heps … Jumped PR of 6.62m in long jump at Harvard-Yale for second place … Made season best in triple jump at Springtime Invitational to place fifth … Ended indoor season with PR and Bulldogs’ farthest mark in the triple jump at Heps … Regular contender in long jump … Ran PR in 200m at Yale Collegiate meet.

2009-2010: Placed second in triple jump with PR of 13.09m and jumped PR of 6.61m in long jump at Dartmouth-Columbia-Yale … Competed in long jump at outdoor Heps.

High School: Made All-State for indoor and outdoor track in junior and senior years … Set league and school record in the long jump … Was eight-time individual state champion, two-time relay champion and four-time team champion … Senior captain of indoor and outdoor track teams…Also played varsity soccer. 

Why I chose Yale: "I chose Yale because at no other school have both the academics and the athletics reached as high a level as they have here. I love competing for Yale."

Personal: Saybrook College … Father, uncle and brother attended Yale … Father and uncle ran for Yale … Hobbies include skiing, biking and knitting.