Kansas senior records another top-10 finish, but fails to qualify for NCAA Championship
Kansas senior in the hunt with a round to play
Kansas senior shoots 1-over 73 in opening round
Kansas senior tees off Thursday in return trip to NCAA Regional
Kansas senior will make second career NCAA appearance
AS A JUNIOR (2011-12): Led the Jayhawks in scoring average with a 72.92 average round... Competed in 12 events with his best finish being a tie for fifth at the Cowboy Classic... Shot rounds of 66 at the beginning and closing round of the Cowboy Classic, which tied him for the team lead with Alex Gutesha... Shot a 54-hole tournament team low with a 202 at the Cowboy Classic... Recorded four top ten -finishes and five top-15 finishes, which were both team highs... Led or placed second in the team in scoring at every tournament.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010-11): Led the team in scoring average with a 73.57 average round... Competed in 12 events with his best finish being a tie for seventh at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate as part of the Jayhawks' first tournament title under head coach Kit Grove... Shot the lowest round of any KU golfer during the season with a 65 in the final round of the Herb Wimblery Intercollegiate... Posted six top-15 finishes, including 14th place at the Big 12 Championship... Recorded top-25 finishes at every event except for the National Invitational, where he finished tied for 26th... Fired two sub-70 rounds, a 68 and a 67, at the Border Olympics to tie for 11th.
AS A FRESHMAN (2009-10): Competed in all 12 events and ranked third on the team in scoring average amongst major contributors with a 76.03 average ... Contributed one top-10 and four top-20 finishes ... Tied for 14th at the Fairway Club Invitational in his first-career start ... Shot a 154 at the rain-shortened Jim Colbert Intercollegiate to tie for 25th ... Tied for 14th at the Kansas Invitational ... Wrapped up fall campaign by tying for 50th at the Bill Ross Intercollegiate and tying for 59th at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate ... Recorded top-20 finish at the Squire Creek Invitational while competing as an individual .... Fired his best round of the season with a 68 to propel himself to his season-best ninth place finish at the Missouri Intercollegiate ... Shot a 299 over the four-round Big 12 Championship to tie for 34th.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Royal High School for the last two years of high school, after moving from North Carolina .... Played for head coach Bob Misko ... Earned three letters, earning All-Conference honors in each season ... Helped lead team to 2008 Conference Championship ... As a senior, placed second in the Marmonte League Conference Tournament ... Qualified for the 2008 US Junior ... Won twice in the Southern California PGA Toyota Tour Cup Series ... Recorded three top-five finishes in Future Collegian World Tour events ... Named Honorable Mention on the FWCT All-American Team.
PERSONAL: Son of Jeff and Terri Gilbert... Majoring in business finance... Father played golf at the University of Oregon... Earned 2009 Scholar Athlete Achievement Award.