Duke Women's Soccer BIO
31 Christina Gibbons
Career: Selected as tri-captain for the 2015 campaign by her teammates.
National Team Experience: Competed with the U.S. U-23 National Team in May/June of 2015 at the Four Nations Tournament in Norway, leading the squad to a 2-0-1 record and the title ... trained with the U.S. U-23 squad in April of 2015 ... named to the U.S. U-20 National Team that advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2014 U-20 World Cup in Canada ... Gibbons started and played every minute of the final three matches on the defensive end going 2-0-1 in those matches ... trained with the U.S. U-20 Women’s National Team in February, April, May and July of 2014.
Sophomore (2014): Second Team All-ACC selection ... appeared in 16 matches and starting 15 contests ... missed the final two contests due to a foot injury ... moved to the forward slot and netted three goals, three assists and nine points ... named to the Duke Nike Classic All-Tournament team ... scored all three goals in a four-match period against eighth-ranked Penn State, Hofstra and Pittsburgh ... totaled assists against 13th-ranked West Virginia, UAB and Pittsburgh ... her three points against Pittsburgh was a season high ... her goal against Pitt was also the game-winner ... saw action in a total of 1,282 minutes and took 32 shots ... earned preseason All-ACC and All White Kit Preseason Defender of the Year list.
Freshman (2013): Started all 24 matches ... earned All-ACC Freshman Team honors ... named to Duke Nike Classic All-Tournament team ... selected to TopDrawerSoccer.com’s Team of the Week Nov. 26 ... earned Soccer America All-Freshman Second Team honors ... part of a defensive unit that earned seven shutouts on the season ... recorded three assists on the year against Kennesaw State, Virginia Tech and Arkansas ... played a team-high 2,228 minutes.
Regional Team Experience: Played for the ‘94 North Carolina ODP team in 2008 and 2010 ... attended the ‘94 Region III ODP camp in Montevallo, Ala., in 2010.
High School/Club: 2013 Elite Soccer Report Spring All-America ... listed No. 34 in the South Atlantic region rankings for TopDrawerSoccer.com ... 2013 Conference Player of the Year and Region 5 Player of the Year ... a three-time All-Conference, All-Region and All-State selection as a senior, junior and sophomore ... MVP of the North Carolina squad for the Clash of the Carolinas, after scoring two goals and adding one assist ... guided Cardinal Gibbons to the 3-A State Championship and a 22-2-1 record as a senior ... named the MVP of the State Championship game ... scored 34 goals and added 20 assists her senior year ... MVP and captain of her high school team as a junior ... notched 10 goals and two assists her junior year ... tallied 19 goals and 11 assists as a sophomore ... played for the ‘94 CASL Chelsea Ladies club team for eight years ... 2012 U-17 ECNL National Champions and 2011 U-16 ECNL National Champions ... 2012 U-17 ECNL Southeast Conference champions, ECNL/id2 “The Chance” finalist and “The Chance National Camp” ... 2011 U-16 Region III Premier League East champions and U-16 N.C. State Cup champions ... 2010 U-15 Region III Premier League East champions and U-15 Disney Soccer Showcase champions ... 2009 U-14 Region III Premier League East champions, USYS Region III champions, USYSA National Finalists, U-15 CASL Shootout champions and U-15 Disney Soccer Showcase champions ... 2008 U-13 Super Y National Champions.
Personal: Full name is Christina Marie Gibbons ... born on December 30, 1994 in Cincinnati, Ohio ... daughter of Thomas and Elisabeth Gibbons ... has one sister, Sarah (23) ... her father, Thomas, played soccer at Clemson from 1979-81 ... her father, Thomas, is a Fuqua School of Business graduate in 1985 ... her cousin, Rachel Taylor, is currently enrolled at the Duke Divinity School with an expected graduation date of 2015, while her cousin, Michael Holesh attends Duke graduate school with a 2014 graduation date ... received the AP Scholar Honor Award as a junior, National Honor Society member as a junior and senior and a National Honor Society Marshall as a junior ... named the winner of the Scholastic Gold Key Art Award as a sophomore and senior ... named to the Dean’s List at Duke in the Fall of 2013, Spring of 2014, Fall of 2014 and Spring of 2015 ... a 2014 ACC Honor Roll selection ... majoring in visual media studies.