Thomas Wilfert
Thomas Wilfert
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Dana Point, CA
High School: Dana Hills HS
Position: Middle Distance
Major: Accounting/Economics

2018 Cross Country 

Competed in five meets for his second season of cross. Set a season's best time of 26:07.8 for 8k at the Big West Conference Championships where he finished 38th. Ran at the NCAA West Regional Meet for the first time to run 32:10.9 for 10k to place 128th. 

2017-2018 Track

Competed in eight meets for his first track season. Took an eye opening second place in the 1500m at the Cal Poly/UC Riverside Tri Meet with a personal best clocking of 3:55.61. Set a personal best time of 4:16.61 in the full mile at the Jim Bush Invitational, winning his heat. Took third at the Big West Challenge in the 1500m, setting another personal best at 3:54.66. Bested that time just two weeks later at the Bryan Clay Invitational with a time of 3:53.44. Finished the season with scoring at the Big West Conference Championships in the 1500m in seventh with a time of 3:59.09. 

2017 Cross Country

Competed in two meets for his first season as a Gaucho. Ran 25:51.9 to finish 64th at the UC Riverside Invitational. Also ran 25:37.7 to finish 101st at the Bill Dellinger Invitational. 


Graduate of Dana Hills High School. Was part of two qualifying teams in 2015 and 2016 to Nike Cross Nationals, finishing as high as third and 14th in the overall team standings. Made it all the way to the CIF Southern Section Masters Meet in track in the 1600m where he placed tenth. Coached by Tim Butler, Craig Dunn, and Jim Copp. 


Parents are George and Debra Wilfert...Majoring in Accounting/Economics...plans to become an accountant...hobbies include going to the beach, cooking, and listening to music.

Collegiate Bests

1500m - 3:53.44 (2018 Bryan Clay Invitational) 

3000m - 8:48.53 (2018 Westmont/Pepperdine Tri Meet) 

Big West Championships 

2018 - 1500m, 7th, 3:59.09

Big West Championships (Cross Country) 

2018 - 8k, 38th, 26:07.8

NCAA West Regionals (Cross Country) 

2018 - 10k, 128th, 32:10.9

Prep Bests

800m - 1:55.76

1600m - 4:15.75

3200m - 9:11.23

5000m (xc) - 15:44.9