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Gil Walton
Gil Walton

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Fairhope, Ala.

High School:
McCallie (Tenn.)

Event:
Cross Country/Distance

Experience:
1L



07/10/2014

99 Alabama Student-Athletes Named to SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

The Crimson Tide was one of three schools with 95 or more honorees

10/18/2013

Women's Cross Country Team Captures Third Consecutive Crimson Classic Title; Men Finish Seventh

The Crimson Tide women were paced by sophomore Katelyn Greenleaf, who finished second in the women's 5k race

04/06/2013

Hakansson's UA Record in Hammer Highlights Day at Crimson Tide Invite

Alabama Men 2nd, Women 4th at Crimson Tide Invite.

02/24/2013

Men Finish 7th, Women 10th in Final Standings at SEC Indoor Championships

02/21/2013

Alabama Track & Field Ready for SEC Indoor Championships

The Crimson Tide travels to Fayetteville, Ark., for the 2013 SEC Indoor Track and Field Championships on Friday-Sunday, February 22-24, after having last weekend off.

Sophomore
2013 Cross Country Season
Competed at the NCAA South Region, running a 10k time of 33:05.83 ... counted towards the Crimson Tide score at the SEC Championships with a 74th place finish (8k - 26:02.05) ... ran a 26:14 8k at the Paul Short Invitational and placed 211th ... ran a 6k time of 19:00.25 at the Iowa Invitational and finished ninth ... finished fifth at the Samford Dual meet to start the season with a 5-kilometer time of 16:31.77.

Freshman
2013 Outdoor Season
Finished 18th in the 10,000 meters at the SEC Outdoor Championships (32:42.84) ... placed 21st at the Drake Relays in the 5,000 meters with a time of 14:55.37 ... set a personal; best in the 1,500 meters at the LSU Alumni Gold with a time of 3:55.75, finishing seventh ... placed eighth at the Crimson Tide Invitational in the 1,500 meters with a time of 3:58.31 ... ran in the 5,000 meters at the Alabama Relays and finished fifth with a time of 14:55.32.

2013 Indoor Season
Ran a 15:45.95 in the 5,000 meters at the SEC Championship ... set a personal best at the Mark Colligan Memorial with a 3,000-meter time of 8:38.88 to finish sixth ... placed 11th in the 5,000 meters with a 15:16.71 at the Indiana Relays ... competed on the distance medley relay team that came in sixth at the Auburn Invitational ... ran a 4:17.47 mile at the Auburn Invitational and finished 12th ... in his first collegiate meet, placed 10th in the 3,000 meters with a 8:43.93 at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener.

2012 Cross Country Season
Runner-up at the Crimson Tide Kick-Off with a 6k time of 20:44.80 ... competed at the Commodore Classic with an 8k time of 26:21.06 and at the Notre Dame Invitational (8k; 26:40) ... placed 36th at the Crimson Classic with an 8k time of 26:50.53 ... qualified for the SEC Championships, where he posted an 8k time of 25:44.95 ... Alabama's top finisher at the NCAA South Regional, placing 66th overall with a 10k time of 32:32.1.

Prep and Personal
Was not eligible to compete in high school competition in Tennessee due to receiving a merit scholarship to attend the prestigious McCallie School ... placed fourth in the mile (4:15.27) at the Music City Distance Carnival ... runner-up in the 3,200 meters at the FSU Relays, with a personal best of 9:12.34 ... won the 3,200 meters at the 2011 Chattanooga Optimist Track Championship ... also won while setting a course record at the 2011 Scottsboro Cross Country Invitational ... set the McCallie school record in the 5,000 meters at 15:42.20 ... coached by Mike Wood at McCallie ... competed in the 2011 Crimson Classic high school race, finishing third ... son of Randolph and Helen Walton ... born Oct. 9, 1993, in Mobile, Ala.

     
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