Tyler Ginger
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    Tyler Ginger

    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Danvers, Ill.

    High School:
    Olympia

    Height:
    6-1

    Event:
    Pole Vault

    HIGH SCHOOL: Olympia High School...2013 Illinois state champion in the pole vault...finished second in that event at the state meet during sophomore and junior years...also placed third at the state championships in the 110-meter hurdles during senior year...school record holder in the pole vault and 110-meter hurdles...four-year varsity letterwinner in track and field...placed 12th at the 2013 National Pole Vault Summit...graduated in the top 10-percent of class...maintained a 4.0 GPA...served as president of the senior class.

    PERSONAL: Full name is Tyler John Ginger...nicknames are "Ging", "TJ", "Ty" and "Kyler"...son of Robert and Rose Ginger...has one older brother Scott, who is a Gunnery Sergeant in the Marine Corps...majoring in systems engineering...hobbies include running, pole vaulting, spending time with friends, cracking knuckles, taking pictures/videos, eating large amounts of food, traveling, not having red hair, gymnastics, lifting heavy things, sleeping, making snowmen, jumping in puddles, diving, jumping on a trampoline, walking on hands, disc golf, road trips, being from Illinois, stargazing, beatboxing and mini golf...also loves pretzels, dark chocolate, the color Columbia Blue and being a member of the Flying Dragons Pole Vault Club...would like to add "a huge thanks to David Stine, Todd Wigginton, Mike Cockerham, Tom Coulon and my family and friends for helping me get to where I am today"...member of Cadet Squadron 17.

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