Lenneisha Gilbert
Lenneisha  Gilbert

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

High School:
Miami Northwestern

Event:
Mid-Distance

02/03/2018

The 2018 Eastern Shore Invite

Hawks Track & Field hosted Delaware State, Wesley, Salisbury, and UDC at the Hytche Center Feb. 2nd and 3rd.

01/17/2018

Hawks Track at the Towson Invitational

Indoor Track competed at the Towson Invitational in New York City on January 13th.

01/13/2018

Hawks Track at the HBCU Invitational

The Hawks earned a pair of fourth place finishes at the HBCU Invite inside New York City's Armory

12/03/2016

2016 Maryland Eastern Shore Lid-Lifter

The Hawks hosted five other schools in their annual Lid-Lifter on December 3, 2016.

02/15/2016

UMES on the Final Day of the MEAC ITF Championships

The Hawks men finished third and the women took sixth on the last day of MEAC's (photos by Mark Sutton).

2017 Cross Country: Earned pair of 16th place finishes at the Eastern Shore Lid-Lifter and the DSU Alumni XC Run ... fastest time was a 21:46.2 at the MEAC Championships … named most improved by the coaching staff at the 2018 Harry Awards.

2018 Indoor Track: Contributed mostly in the 400 dash as an individual … placed second at the Eastern Shore Invite with an adjusted time of 58.02 seconds … that mark ranked 20th in the MEAC … set a new PR with a runners-up time of 1:40.77 in the 600 at the Terrapin Invitational … also earned a PR in the 1000 meter … major contributor in the relays … was part of the DMR team that ranked fifth in the MEAC as well as the 4x400 quartet that ranked seventh … the 4x400 team also ranks 39th in the ECAC … ran on two winning relay squads and helped earn four points at the MEAC Championship.

2018 Outdoor Track: Earned a spot at MEAC’s in the 400 meter as an individual, and to the ECAC as a 4x400 participant … ran second in the 4x400 team that finished in 3:48.47 at MEAC’s … that mark ranks eighth in the conference and 39th in the ECAC … topped out at 57.37 seconds in the 400 dash during the MEAC Championship … posted an individual win in the 800 at the Delaware Classic and helped on a 4x400 at the Captains Classic.

2016 Cross Country: Finished in the top 20 for three of the six races she competed in (all 5k races) … improved time to 20:33.26 at the MEAC Championship, coming in 33rd place … highest place was 13th after completing the Cappy Anderson 5k in 21:17.01.

2017 Indoor Track: Starred in the mid-distance events and helped out on relays … was the second leg of the 4x400 relay team that placed 4th at IC4A/ECAC Championships and 7th at MEAC’s … ECAC time of 3:45.10 ranked 15th among all competitors for the season … also secured an 8th place finish for the Hawks in the distance medley at MEAC’s … holds the top time for the Hawks in the 400 and 500 meter dashes, qualifying for MEAC’s in the 400 … earned personal records in the 500 meter (1:17.15, Towson Tiger Invitational) and the 800 meter run (2:16.65, Wesley Brown Invitational.

2015 Cross Country: Raced in four events during the fall ... made her Hawk debut at the UMES Lid-Lifter 5K, securing a 12th place finish with a time of 21:48.64 ... improved her 5k time to 20:57.90 at the MEAC Championships in October.

2016 Indoor Season: Mid-Distance and relay runner for the Hawks ... held the top time among the ladies in the 400 meter dash with a time of 57.03 seconds and an 8th place finish at the Scarlet & White Invitational ... competed in all of the 4x400 relay events which included a victory at Navy and a third place finish at MEAC's with a time of 3:48.86 ... captured three top five finishes during the campaign.

2016 Outdoor Season: Improved on her times in the 400 dash and 800 run while continuing her strong performances in the relays ... earned a PR time of 56.61 seconds in the 400, good for a top ten finish at Wake Forest ... her PR time of 2:20.49 in the 800 secured a runner up finish at Navy ... competed in five 4x400 relays, helping the Hawks to three victories, including a time of 3:39.97 at the MEAC Championships.

High School: Competed in track and field at Miami Northwestern.

Personal: Born February 7, 1997 in Miami ... daughter of Leniox and Sherri Gilbert ... agriculture major at Maryland Eastern Shore ... listens to music as a pregame ritual ... favorite saying is "When a person shows you who they are the first time, believe them" ... likes to listen to music and sleep when not running track ... wants to run under a 2:10 in the 800 meter and under 19 minutes in a 5k.

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