Gilbert Boit
Gilbert Boit
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: Iten, Kenya
High School: Kiborom HS

In 2016 (Freshman): Boit had a record-breaking freshman season for the Golden Eagles...came into the 2016 season as the fourth ranked freshman in the country in the 10,000-meter record holder in the 10K with a time of 29:25...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.

Personal: Boit is a native of Iten, Kenya...graduated from Kiborom High School in 2010...will study physical therapy.