Meet Continues Tomorrow at 11 a.m. MT
Wyoming Heads to Northern Colorado's Tom Benich Invite
Sophomore Kereston Thomas Wins the 100 and 200 Meters
Sophomore Thrower Posts Top Mark in Mountain West and 24th in NCAA
2013-14: Focused on the long and triple jump...indoors top performance in the long jump was 22-9 1/4 at the Rocky Mountain Classic on Feb. 21...best showing in the triple jump was 45-2 1/2 at the MW Championships...also competed in the long jump at the conference meet...outdoors posted a mark of 23-2 1/2 in the long jump at the Cowpoke Open and 43-9 3/4 in the triple jump at the MW Championships...competed in both events at the conference meet.
Before Wyoming: Competed under coach Tom Wells at Lyman High School...as a senior won state titles indoors and outdoors in the long jump...won the Best of the Best Award at the outdoor state meet...earned all-conference and all-state honors indoors and outdoors...as a junior placed second at the outdoor state track meet in the long jump...as a sophomore finished third at the outdoor state track meet in the long jump...owned personal bests of 23-1 in the long jump, 46-1 in the triple jump and 11.3 in the 100-meter dash...on the football field earned all-conference accolades three times and all-state once...led his team to a state title as a senior...in the classroom was on the honor roll all four years...also a member of National Honor Society and student council.
Personal: The son of William and Cori Wingeleth...born on Jan. 19, 1995, in Salt Lake City, Utah...has two sisters, Megan and Ann...also recruited by the naval academy...majoring in physiology at UW.