Student-athlete spotlight


Photo Illustration by Jack Lohkamp


Jay Winton 

Sport: Roller Hockey 

Age: 24

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois 

Year In School: Junior 

Major: Exercise Science 

Q: How long have you been playing sports competitively?

A: “I have been playing sports [for] several years recreationally, but only a year and a half collegiately.”

Q: What was the greatest moment in your sports career so far?

A: “[It’s a] tie between my first collegiate goal against Missouri S&T on Oct. 22, 2016, and my first goal vs. Mizzou on Nov. 13, 2017.”

Q: What are your gameday routines/ superstitions?

A: “I always re-tape my sticks before games, and I take a few minutes to just simplify my thoughts, and get centered before warm-ups.”

Junior Jay Winton
Photo courtesy Lindenwood Athletics

Q: What is your sports fantasy?

A: “I always wanted to play in the NHL, but I think the next best thing for me would be to make our Gold Team and win a national championship before I graduate.”

Q: Who is your favorite athlete?

A: My favorite athlete is Brayden Schenn currently [and] Al MacInnis from the past.”