Michael Gills
Michael Gills
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Traverse City, Mich.
High School: Traverse City Central HS
Position: Distance
Events: Distance
Major: Biology- Pre-Vet

Collegiate Results

Sophomore (2018-19): Ran a personal best of 4:57.35 in the one mile at the SVSU tuneup... At the GVSU open, ran a personal best in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:20.33 and placed 39th.

Freshman (2017-18): Competed in the XC and Indoor Track seasons

High School: Lettered four years each in both cross country and track at Traverse City (Mich.) Central High School...Coached by John Lober and Don Lukens...Graduated in 2017 ... Served as a 2016 cross country team captain...Recognized as Most Improved Freshman for the 2013 season...Helped Trojans to both conference and regional track championship crowns for four (2014-17) consecutive seasons...Competed three seasons (2013-15) in cross country skiing...A National Technical Honor Society member and was member of the school's Peer-to-Peer Club mentoring kids with autism. 

Personal: Son of Kevin and Piper Gills...Born in Traverse City, Mich. ...Has a brother... Likes reading and hiking...A biology and pre-veterinary medicine major. 

Trackand Field Personal Best:

800- meter run - 2:20.33

3000-meter - 9:55.55

5000-meter run- 17:16.20

10,000-meter run - 34:28.43