Hiroto Watanabe
Hiroto Watanabe
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Yarmouth Port, Mass.
High School: Dennis-Yarmouth
Major: Biology
Dream Job: Doctor
Activities/Clubs on Campus: Big Brother Big Sister, JCC
Favorite Place on Campus: Dewick
Favorite Professional Athlete: Cristiano Ronaldo
Favorite Pregame Meal: Water
Pregame Superstition: Same socks every race
Hobbies: Running

2017 (Junior): As a junior he made his season debut running in the NESCAC Championship, finishing 44th of 140. 

2016 (Sophomore): Competed twice for the Jumbos during his second season wearing Brown and Blue...opened the season at the Bates Inviational on September 17th where he finished 35th...raced in the 5K race at the Purple Valley Classic where he was the first Tufts finisher and placed ninth overall individually.

2015 (Freshman): Raced in four different races for the Jumbos during his freshman campaign...made his collegiate debut at the Bates Inviational...finished sixth overall and was the top Tufts finisher in the 5K race at the Purple Valley Classic...raced in the All-New England Championships in the JV race where he finished 89th overall with Division I, II and III runners competing...was the seventh Jumbo finisher and 79th overall at the Connecticut College Inviational. 

Before Tufts: Ran track and was on the soccer team at Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School.

Personal: Son of Yugi and Alda...has one sibling, Hayoto (27).