Dillon Thompson
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Munster, IN
High School: Munster High School
Position: IM
Bats/Throws: Backstroke/IM

Best Times:

100 Backstroke:  51.52

200 Individual Medley:  1:51.87

400 Individual Medley:  4:01.34

Munster Swim Club                                    Coach:  Matt Lee

Before Yale: Olympic Trials Qualifier in the 400 Individual Medley (4:30.49)  Swam on the Varsity team for all 4 years at Munster, IN high school…was a captain senior year…2011 All American in the 200 I.M….2011 All State in the 200 I.M… 2011 Team MVP… 2010 All American in the 200 I.M…2009 Pride Hustle and Desire Award…2011 200 Medley Relay State Champion…2010 Team State Runner-Up… 2010 200 Medley Relay State Champions… 2010 400 Free Relay State Runner-Up… 2009 Team State Runner-Up…2009 200 Medley Relay  State Runner-Up. 

Personal: Enjoys running, reading, playing sports, spending time with friends…comes from a family of collegiate swimmers: Father Edward swam for Western Illinois, brother Dustin swam for Penn State, Brother Brandon swam for University of Pennsylvania, Brother Matt swam for New York University.

Why Yale: "I chose Yale because I really liked the guys on the team and the attitude of the coach.  I immediately felt like I fit in with them and was a part of the team."