Gilbert Boit

Jr | 5-8 | Distance | Iten, Kenya | Kiborom HS/Tennessee Tech

Redshirt-Sophomore (2018)
Named SEC Runner of the Year… Competed in five meets… Made Razorback Debut in cross country at the Chile Pepper Festival where he finished runner-up behind former Razorback Frankline Tonui… Became the fifth Razorback over the last eight seasons to bring home the individual conference title joining Eric Fernandez, Kemoy Campbell, Stanley Kebenei, and most recently Alex George… Posted a fifth-place finish at the NCAA South Central Regional… Finished 126th at the NCAA Championships…

At Tennessee Tech
Freshman (2016)
Competed for Tennessee Tech… set a school record in the 8K at the Greater Louisville Classic on Oct. 1, where he completed the race with a time of 23:59.70…claimed the 2016 OVC Men’s Cross Country title when he beat out all other runners from around the League with an 8K time of 24:20.9, which also earned him OVC Male Runner of the Championship accolades…placed 11th at the NCAA South Regions in a field of 157 runners…led the Golden Eagle men to an 11th place overall finish at the NCAA South Regions, marking the best finish a men’s team has had in school history…led the Golden Eagles in all seven races this season, including four first-place overall finishes…holds the fastest 6K-time in the OVC this year for his time of 18:33.7, which he established in Tech’s opening meet at the Golden Eagle Invitational on Sept. 3…twice received OVC Male Runner of the Week accolades…named the OVC Freshman of the Year, to the All-OVC first team, and to the All-Region first team.

Born Nov. 24, 1994… Son of Joel Boit and Lucy Maiyo Boit… Has three siblings, Mercy, Faith, and Gloria… Majoring in Political Science