Fourth-year diver who overcame injuries to win a CAA Championship in the three meter dive during his junior season • won numerous honors his junior year, including the CAA Diver of the Week, All-CAA teams in the one and three meter dives, and Best of Blue Hens athlete of the week • will return for his final season of eligibility having retained it from his freshman season.
2015-16 SEASON NCAA Zone A Diving Qualifier for the three meter dive but did not compete due to injury, won the CAA Championship in the three meter dive while placing third in the one meter • named a three time CAA Diver of the Week (Oct. 27, Nov. 2, Jan. 18), finished 13th in the three meter dive at the Bucknell Invitational • named the National 5 & 10 Best of the Blue Hens Athlete of the Week (Feb. 22), named to the All-CAA team for both one meter and three meter diving • top scores of 309.52 in the one meter and 330.52 in the three meter.
Did not compete in any meets this year.
Competed in the first meet of the year vs. Georgetown but sat out the remainder of the season to retain sophomore eligibility • won the three-meter event in the meet vs. Georgetown and was second in the one-meter competition to lead Delaware to the victory.
Earned first letter as a freshman • finished eighth in the three-meter (227.40) at the 2013 Colonial Athletic Association Championships • competed at the NCAA Zone Diving Championships and placed 29th in the three-meter and 34th in the one-meter events • CAA Diver of the Week for Nov. 14 • registered a team-best 285.60 points in the one-meter at the Blue & Gold Meet • placed first in the three-meter (302.02) in dual against Towson •
Letterwinner in swimming and gymnastics for St. John’s College High School • first place in diving at the 2012 Washington Metro Prep School Championships • fourth place in the 2012 Washington Metropolitan Championships • 10th place in the platform and 12th place in the three-meter event at the 2012 USA Diving Age Group Nationals • participated with the Montgomery Dive Club during prep career • three-time Maryland All-around champion in gymnastics.
Luke Thomas Winkler • son of Tom and Lauren Winkler • born August 30, 1993 • majoring in fine arts at Delaware.