Lenneisha Gilbert
Lenneisha  Gilbert

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

High School:
Miami Northwestern

Event:
Mid-Distance

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).

02/12/2016

UMES competes in Day Two of MEAC ITF Champs

UMES men hold 2nd place & the women rose to 4th during Day 2 of the MEAC Championships. (photos by Megan Raymond).

02/11/2016

Women's Track Meet at Navy

The Lady Hawks compete at the Wesley Brown Invitational on January 30th.

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)

2017 Outdoor Track: Set personal records in the 400 and 800 meter runs during the season … ran the 400 in 55.42 seconds on the way to a 7th place finish at the MEAC Championships … ran the 800 in 2:14.97 to finish 2nd at the Christopher Newport Captains’ Classic … time of 55.42 seconds in the 400 exceeded ECAC qualifications and ranked 49th among those competitors … was an integral part of the 4x400 relay team that won two events along with a third place time of 3:44.18 at MEAC’s and a runner up time of 3:42.58 at the IC4A/ECAC Championships.

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 UMES ... 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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