Josh Ginsborg
Josh Ginsborg
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Fort Collins, CO
High School: Fossil Ridge High School
Position: Freestyle
Bats/Throws: Freestyle

Best Times:

100 Free:  46.18

200 Free:  1:38.22

500 Free:  4:27.79  

Fort Collins Area Swim Team                  Coach:  Evan Weiting

2011-2012 (Freshman): 500-yard freestyle: Finished fifth at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships with a time of 4:26.67… Finished third at Boston University’s Terrier Invitational with a time of 4:33.32… Won the event against UMass with a time of 4:33.37… Won the event against Brown with a time of 4:35.30… 200-yard freestyle: Finished 10th at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships with a time of 1:38.38… Fastest time was 1:38.23 in the prelims at Ivy’s… Finished second at Boston University’s Terrier Invitational with a time of 1:40.32… Won the event against UMass with a time of 1:40.17… Won the event against Dartmouth/Penn with a time of 1:40.38… Won the event against Brown with a time of 1:40.12… 100-yard freestyle: Finished 10th at Boston University’s Terrier Invitational with a time of 47.34… Won the event against Cornell with a time of 46.88… 1000-yard freestyle: Won the event against Cornell with a time of 9:29.70.

Before Yale: Ran cross country and swam at Fossil Ridge High School, Fort Collins, C.O.… Hoyt Brawner Award (CO Most Valuable Athlete based on academics, athletics, and service)… MVP of high school team… Colorado State Champion… Three-time All-Conference… Two-time All-American… Three-time Scholastic All American, CHAMP Character Athlete of the Month… Named hardest worker and best teammate on Fort Collins Area Swim Team for three consecutive seasons… Two-time state champion with Fort Collins… Eagle Scout… Raced slalom and giant slalom on Winter Park alpine ski team.

Personal: Loves being outdoors whether skiing, backpacking, or fly fishing.

Why Yale: "I chose Yale for its cultured students and athletes who are determined to see their classmates and school succeed."