Layla Wilks
Layla Wilks
Year: So.
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
High School: Johnson College Prep
Events: Sprints
Education: Sprints

2019 Outdoor Season

  • Advanced to the NCAA Division III Championships and achieved all-Great Lakes region distinction with the 4x100 relay (47.50)
  • Achieved all-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association status as the league champion in the 100- and 200-meter events
  • Set school record 25.74 seconds in winning the MIAA 200 meters
  • Member of the MIAA champion 4x100 relay

2019 Indoor Season

  • An all-Great Lakes region performer, setting the second-fastest times in the region in the 60 (7.86 seconds at Tiffin University on Dec. 1) and the 200 (25.48 seconds at Baldwin-Wallace on Jan. 26)
  • Achieved all-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association status as the league champion in the 60- and 200-meter events

2018 Indoor Season

  • Achieved all-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association status as the league champion in the 60- and 200-meter events
  • The MIAA Female Runner of the Week for Dec. 3 after setting the school record in the 60 meters (7.86 in her semifinal heat) and winning the 200 meters (25.97) at Tiffin

2018 Outdoor Season

  • The MIAA champion in the 100 (12.33) and 200 (25.86) and as a member of the 4x100 relay
  • An all-region award winner in the 100 meters

2017-18 Indoor Season

  • The MIAA champion in the 60 (8.06) and 200 (25.69)
  • Named the MIAA Track Athlete of the Week after her performances in the Defiance College Invitational (school record 8.04 seconds in the 60, school record 1:46.67 as a member of the 4x200 relay, and first place in the 200)
  • Achieved the school records in the 200 (26.40) during the Saginaw Valley State University Holiday Classic

Prior to Albion

  • A two-time all-conference performer in the 100 and 200 meters
  • An all-region award winner in the 200
  • An all-district award winner in the 100
  • A two-year member of the National Honor Society

Personal

  • Enjoys reading mystery books and urban novels
  • A philosophy major with a minor in English
  • Daughter of Angela Wilks