Yoland Boyce
Yoland Boyce
Height: 5-8
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
High School: Monroe CC / Tilden Educational HS
Major: Criminal Justice

2018: Ran in seven meets during her first season as a Pioneer... Season-best 6K finish came at Lenoir-Rhyne Classic (Oct. 19) with 10th place mark of 25:14.91... Best 5K time came at the Royals XC Challenge (Oct. 12) in 20:34.

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: Nicknamed "Yoyo"... Born May 14, 1999 in Brooklyn, N.Y... Daughter of Mathis Boyce... Siblings: Kaywana Boyce (38), Latoya Boyce (35), Accima Boyce (32), Amanda Boyce (29), Yolander Boyce (20), Alisa Murray (16), Carly Murray (9)... Majoring in criminal justice with a concentration in forensic investigation and minoring in pre-law; Future plans: Attend law school and study criminal law, practice law in New York City as a defense attorney... Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Hobbies: Shopping, art museum... Favorite book: "A Child Called It"; Favorite class at Tusculum: Sociology... Favorite midnight snack: Oranges; Favorite movie: "The Bone Collector; Favorite musical artists: Lauryn Hill; Favorite athlete: Ajee Wilson; Advice to kids: "You only go as far as your discipline"; Favorite color: Turquoise; Favorite food: Oxtails; Favorite sport other than running: Basketball; Person she most admires: Mama Olive.