2021 - 2022 NEW MEXICO
GIRLS TRACK & FIELD
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
YVONNE
STINSON
SPRINTS/JUMPS
ALAMOGORDO HS
ALAMOGORDO, NEW MEXICO
JUNIOR
HEIGHT: 5-FOOT-4
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
1ST - 5FT, 8IN
CLASS 5A STATE MEET - HIGH JUMP
1ST - 18-9
CLASS 5A STATE MEET - LONG JUMP
1ST - 24.88
CLASS 5A STATE MEET - 200M
“In her last season competing in New Mexico [due to her parents’ recent military transfer], Yvonne has progressed from a state-meet podium contender to a nationally ranked athlete. A three-event state champion in New Mexico’s largest classification this spring, she has made enormous advancements in the high jump to land her among the Top 40 prep girls in the country in 2022.”
Jaren Brooks
MileSplit New Mexico editor

Athletic Excellence


The 5-foot-4 junior exploded for 38 individual points at the Class 5A state meet this past season, capturing three championships and taking second in the long jump to lead the Tigers to their second consecutive state team title. Stinson set a personal-best this spring in each of her four signature events, clearing 5 feet, 8 inches in the high jump, soaring 18-9 in the long jump, clocking a time of of 24.88 seconds in the 200-meter dash and breaking the tape in the 100 prelims at states in 11.91. At the time of her selection, the three-time state champion’s best high jump clearance was ranked as the nation’s No. 40 (tie) performance among prep girls competitors this spring.

Academic Achievement


Stinson has maintained a 3.29 weighted GPA in the classroom. She will begin her senior year of high school this fall.

Exemplary Character


Stinson has been an active parishioner of her local church community and takes on many of the household responsibilities for her family, especially helping to care for her younger step siblings, since both of her parents are active-duty military.