Les Gilbert     
      Les Gilbert
Franklin, Tenn.

High School:

Last College:
East Tennessee State

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 165


Year (In/Out):



Javelin: 184-3/56.16m (2011)

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Member of 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2011: Honors - Made the SEC Academic Honor Roll...Indoors - Did not compete...Outdoors - Saw action in five meets, notching a javelin career best of 184-3 to place fourth in the UT-UCLA Dual...Next best mark came at the UCSD Triton Invitational, where he stretched the tape to 181-11 to place 10th in the invitational division...Competed at the SEC Championships, finishing 15th at 181-0.

AT EAST TENNESSEE STATE: Won 2010 Atlantic Sun Conference title in the javelin...Improved his best in that event to 182-3 en route to that victory.

HIGH SCHOOL: AAU All-America decathlete with a PR score of 6,099 points...2009 Tennessee state champ...Prep PRs included 121-0 in the discus, 14-0 in the pole vault, 6-0 in the high jump and 155-4 in the javelin...As his prep team's only competitor at the state meet, he helped Page High School achieve a 14th-place finish in 2009...Placed in the top six in the decathlon, pole vault, triple jump and 300m hurdles at that competition...Decathlon runner-up in 2008.

PERSONAL: Born April 19, 1991, in Nashville, Tenn....Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences...Interested in kinesiology as a major...Has played the guitar for 12 years...Parents are Gary and Vickie Gilbert...Has a brother named Calvin.



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