Gillian Mortimer - Women's Track and Field - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Gillian Mortimer

Marketing

Class Graduate
Event Distance
Hometown Southlake, Texas
High School Southlake Carroll
Major Marketing
Bio

Career Results

Career Honors
• 2021 SEC Community Service Team member
• 2021 Second-Team Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar
• 2020 Fourth-Team Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar
• Three-time Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll (2019, 2020, 2021)
• Three-time Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll (2019, 2020, 2021)
• 2017-18 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
• Finished career ranked eighth in school history in the outdoor 3,000 meters (9:41.01)
• Finished career ranked 10th in school history in the indoor 5,000 meters (16:59.22)

As a Fifth-Year Senior (2021-22)
Cross Country
Sixth on the team and 28th overall (22:41.3) at the 6k Blazer Classic (Oct. 16)
Placed sixth on the team and 179th overall (18:26.4) at the 5k Joe Piane Invitational (Oct. 1)
• Sixth on the team and 17th overall (17:50.4) at the 5k Commodore Classic (Sept. 17)
• Finished 41st overall (19:10.1) at the 5k Mizzou Opener (Sept. 3)

As a Senior (2020-21)
Track and Field
• SEC Community Service Team member
• Second-Team Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar
• Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
• Competed at three indoor meets and six outdoor meets
• Placed 20th in the 5,000 meters (17:07.30) at SEC Outdoor Championships (May 13)
• Career-best 16:52.33 in the outdoor 5,000 meters at North Florida Invite (April 29)
• Finished second with career-best 9:41.01 in the outdoor 3,000 meters at Black and Gold Invitational (April 16)
• Third at Tennessee Relays (April 9) in the 5,000 meters (16:59.87)
• Finished 10th in the 5,000 meters with career-best 16:59.22 at the SEC Indoor Championships (Feb. 26)
• Finished fourth at the Arkansas Qualifier (Feb. 5) in the 3,000 meters (9:59.22)

Cross Country
• Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll
• Scored at all four meets
• Second on team and 34th overall (21:13.9) en route to sixth-place team finish at SEC Championships (Oct. 30)
• Third Commodore and 59th overall (21:49.42) at Blazer Classic (Oct. 16)
• Third on team and 18th overall (21:31.6) at Gans Creek Classic (Oct. 3)
• Third on team and 16th overall (22:25.9) at season-opening Commodore Classic (Sept. 19)

As a Junior (2019-20)
Track and Field
• Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
• Personal-best in the indoor 5,000 meters (17:13.54) at SEC Indoor Championships (Feb. 28)
• Scored with sixth-place finish in the 3,000 meters (9:50.70) at Texas A&M Invitational (Feb. 7)
• Fourth in the 5,000 meters (17:19.76) at season-opening Vanderbilt Invitational (Jan. 17)
• Outdoor season canceled due to coronavirus outbreak

Cross Country
• SEC Academic Honor Roll
• Seventh on the team and 68th overall (21:42.8) at NCAA Regionals (Nov. 15)
• Sixth on the team and 73rd overall (21:56.2) at SEC Championships (Nov. 1)
• Seventh on the team and 212th overall (22:33.2) at Pre-Nationals (Oct. 19)
• Seventh on the team and 60th overall (22:29.5) as Vanderbilt finished sixth at Buckeye Preview (Sept. 28)
• Sixth on the team and 95th overall (23:16.8) as Vanderbilt finished fifth at Commodore Classic (Sept. 14)
• Ninth overall (fifth on team) with time of 18:40.0 and led Vanderbilt to first-place finish at Belmont Opener (Aug. 30)

As a Sophomore (2018-19)
• Set a 4K best at 14:28.3
• Set a 6K best at the SEC Championships with a time of 21:00.4
• Set an outdoor personal-record in the 3,000 meters at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational at 9:50.25
• Set an outdoor personal-best in the 1,500 meters at the Tennessee Relays with a time of 4:43.02
• Set an outdoor personal-best in the 5,000 meters at the Duke Invitational with a time of 16:57.76

As a Freshman (2017-18)
• First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
• Vanderbilt’s top freshman runner
• Posted a sixth-place finish in her first collegiate race at the Belmont Opener
• Ran her fastest 5K time at Louisville Classic at 17:50.90