Yoland Boyce
Yoland Boyce
Year: So.
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
High School: Monroe CC / Tilden Educational HS
Events: XC/Distance
Major: Criminal Justice

Monroe CC: Ran two seasons at the New Rochelle, N.Y. junior college... Coached by Shirvon Game... JUCO bests: 600m - 1:43.75; 800m - 2:24.11; 1000m - 3:15.56; 4x400m 3:59.79; 5K - 21:33.5

High School: Graduated from Tilden Educational School in Brooklyn, N.Y... Coached by Olive Smart, Monquie Waterman and Eric Waterman... Four-time member of the Honor Roll... It Takes a Village Academy... 4th place at 2015 PSAL City Champions in 2015... Team captain...  PSAL Indoor Track & Field City Championship qualifier... Hershey Nationals Outdoor participant... Region 1 Junior Olympics participant... 2016 PSAL City Championship (first place in 2016)... Brooklyn District Attorney's 2017 High School internship... Lettered in cross country and track & field... Personal Bests: 300m - 44.59; 400m - 1.00; 600m - 1:41.74; 800m - 2.22; 1000m - 3:10.51; 1500m - 5:04.72; Mile - 5:45; 3000m - 11:29.77; 2K Steeplechase - 7:55; 5K - 19:47.10

Personal: Born May 14, 1999 in Brooklyn, N.Y... Daughter of Mathis Boyce... Siblings: Kaywana (37), Latoya (34), Accima (31), Amanda (28), Yolander (19), Alisa (15), Carly (7)... Majoring in criminal justice; Future plans: Attend law school... Hobbies: Shopping, art museum... Favorite book: "A Child Called It"; Favorite midnight snack: Oranges; Favorite movie: "The Bone Collector; Favorite musical artists: Lauryn Hill and India Arie; Favorite athlete: Ajee Wilson; Advice to kids: "Never let someone discourage you and tell you cant be something you desire to me"; Favorite color: Turquoise; Favorite food: Oxtails; Favorite sport other than running: Basketball; Person she most admires: Mama Olive.