Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

Ryan Tomlinson
Ryan Tomlinson

Castle Rock, Colo.

High School:
Castle View

Last College:
Colorado at Colorado Springs





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On Thursday, strictly high school compeition occurs, beginnning at 3 p.m. MST. On Friday, the collegiate portion of the meet starts at 3 p.m. and the high school portion starts at 10 a.m. On Saturday, both college and high school will begin at 10 a.m.

BEFORE ARIZONA: Tomlinson attended the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs ... He redshirted the only year he was enrolled at the school.

HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of Castle View High School, Tomlinson was the team captain his senior year ... He earned all-conference and all-state honors his senior year ... He was also named to All-American honorable mention team ... His personal-best mark in the high jump is 6-8 and his personal best in the triple jump is 46-0 ... Both marks are school records and state records ... Tomlinson also earned all-conference accolades in golf.

PERSONAL: He is the son of Jeff and Elizabeth Tomlinson and was born in Atlanta, Ga. ... He has one sister, Kristin ... His mother was a national-level gymnast and his uncle played football at Nebraska ... He lived outside the country until the age of 14 ... He is pursuing a degree in biochemistry and wants to go to med school.