Gilbert Jr. GPAC field athlete-of-the-week

April 14, 2021 9:47am


James Gilbert Jr. from Northwestern College is this week’s field athlete-of-the-week.  Gilbert, a sophomore from Orlando, Florida, won both the long jump and triple jump on Saturday, turning in a GPAC-leading mark of 7.28m in the long jump which ranks fourth in the NAIA. He then won the triple jump with a leap of 14.2m, third best in the GPAC and 15th best in the NAIA. Later, Gilbert Jr. anchored the 4x100 relay to a second-place finish.