On Tompkins: Has a wealth of potential entering his first collegiate campaign ... Will compete in the high jump for the Wildcats and is capable of contending in the BIG EAST right away ... Has a bright future as he gains experience in the Villanova system.
2018 Indoor: Earned All-BIG EAST honors in the high jump ... Came in second at the conference meet with a height of 2.00 meters in his BIG EAST Championsihps debut ... Won the college section of the high jump at the FastTrack National Invite with a season-best mark of 2.03 meters ... That mark also tied the personal best that he had recorded in high school ... Made his collegiate debut at the Nittany Lion Challenge, where he came in 10th with a height of 1.91 meters ... Finished fourth in the high jump at the Villanova Invitational (1.97m) and was seventh at the Penn 8-Team Select (1.95m).
Colts Neck High School: Earned four varsity letters in track & field and three in soccer as a defender ... Competed in the sprints, hurdles and jumps for the track & field teams ... School record holder in the high jump with a mark of 2.03 meters ... New Jersey indoor state champion in the high jump as both a junior and a senior ... Was the high jump champion both indoors and outdoors as a senior in Central Jersey, Monmouth County and the Shore Conference ... Two-year member of the National Honor Society ... Made Principal's Honor Roll academically in 2016 ... Recipient of the National Merit Scholarship Program award in 2017.
Personal: Born 12/3/98 in Farmingdale, N.J. ... Younger of two sons of David and Heather Tompkins ... Has an older brother, Kyle (21) ... Hobbies include snowboarding and playing tennis ... Chose to attend Villanova for its excellent academic reputation and its competitive athletic programs ... Also noted that he liked the location and felt comfortable on campus when he visited ... Plans to major in Mechanical Engineering.
High Jump 2.03 Meters High School
CAREER AWARDS (Indoor)
All-BIG EAST 2018 (High Jump)
BIG EAST TOP 8 FINISHES
High Jump 2nd 2018 Indoor