Knight in the Spotlight
Gilberto Leija
Gilberto Leija
Men's Outdoor Track & Field
May 28, 2013

Junior Year (2012-13)
Qualified for the 2013 NAIA Outdoor National Championships ... Earned NAIA All-America honors after placing eighth in the 200-meter dash at nationals ... Ran a season-best time of 21.61 to qualify for nationals ... Was the team's top sprinter throughout the indoor and outdoor seasons ... Is the first NAIA All-American in outdoor track and MU history.

Sophomore Year (2011-12)
Ran at Vincennes.

Freshman Year (2010-11)
Ran at Vincennes. 

High School
Was part of city, sectional and conference championships at Scecina Memorial High School ... Was a state qualifier in 2008 ... also lettered in football ... Is a transfer from Vincennes University.

A psychology major born September 7, 1990, to parents Gilberto and Lavett ... Has one brother and four sisters.

Gilberto Leija at the Emory Invitational