Aidan Gilson
Aidan Gilson
Height: 6-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Florence, Mass.
High School: Northampton
Major: Bioengineering

2018: Google Cloud Academic All-District... NEWMAC All-Conference... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... Competed in six events... Placed 69th at the Purple Valley Classic in a time of 27:36.6 and was 78th at the NEICAAA Championship in 26:27.35... Finished in 148th at the UW-Oshkosh Kollege Town Sports Invitational in 26:54.28 and seventh in the NEWMAC Championship with a time of 26:49... Was 50th at the NCAA Regional in 26:11.41 and 157th at the NCAA Championship in 25:54.8.

2017: USTFCCCA All-Region... NEWMAC All-Conference... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... Google Cloud First Team Academic All-American... Google Cloud Academic All-District... Finished 42nd at the Purple Valley Classic in 27:25.3 and 17th at the NEICAAA Championship in a time of 25:41.9... Placed 90th at the Cowbell Classic in 26:33.61, followed by an eighth-place showing at the NEWMAC Championship in 26:06... Finished 12th at the NCAA Regional in 25:45.1 and 157th at the NCAA Championship in a time of 25:47.74.

2016: NEWMAC All-Conference... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... Opened the season finishing 85th at the Purple Valley Classic with a time of 27:12.1... Placed 31st in the sub-varsity race at the NEICAAA Championship in 26:37.8 and 82nd at the Border Battle with a time of 24:55.1... Placed 12th at the NEWMAC Championship with a time of 26:19.

2015: Competed in two races as a freshman ... finished 32nd at the NEWMAC Championship in 27:37 (11/1) ... opened the season with a 102nd place finish with a time of 28:01.1 in the Purple Valley Classic (9/26) ... [SEASON RESULTS]

Off the Cross Country Trail: Also a member of the MIT men’s track & field team... Majoring in bioengineering with a minor in computer science and a concentration in economics... UROP doing CRISPR research at the Koch Institute... Observer and intern at Bay State Hospital in the pediatric clinic... Won the NCAA Elite 90 for outdoor track and field in 2017 and the 2018 NCAA Elite 90 for indoor track and field... Member of the Tau Beta Pi Honor Society... Conducted research at Imperial College London on how skeletal muscle malignancies affect proper skin development in utero.

High School: A 2015 graduate of Northampton High School … twelve-time varsity letterwinner … captain of the cross country and track & field teams … named MVP of both squads … three-time Western Mass Champion … Western Mass indoor record holder in the mile, two-mile and 1000m … National Honor Society … Honor Roll.