Ohio State falls to Antelopes in MIVA Quarterfinals
The No. 4 seed Buckeyes take on No. 5 seed Grand Canyon in St. John Arena
April 9-15. 2013
The Buckeyes honored its eight seniors prior to the match
The Buckeyes improve to 18-7 overall and 8-5 in MIVA play
Nick Gibson Photo Gallery
2013 (Senior Season): Played in 21 matches ... totaled a season-high 12 kills vs. Lees-McRae (3/30) ... tied a career-best with five blocks (3s,2a) against Juniata (2/22) ... his three solo blocks against the Eagles was a career-high ... finished with a career-high 10 digs with four kills against IPFW (2/15) ... career-best two service aces vs. Mount Olive (3/29) ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete ... MIVA Academic All-Conference ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2012 (Junior Season): Played in 14 matches ... recorded a season-high 14 kills on two occasions - vs. Mount Olive (2/4) and at George Mason (4/15) ... averaged 1.79 kills per set ... had five block assists against Mount Olive ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete ... MIVA Academic All-Conference ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar.
2011 (Sophomore Season): NCAA Champions ... played in seven matches ... had seven kills against Princeton (4/8) ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete ... MIVA Academic All-Conference ... Academic All-Big Ten
2010 (Freshman Season): Played in 15 matches with four starts ... notched a career-best 18 kills against Mount Olive (3/7) ... had nine kills vs. Juniata (1/31) ... totaled a career-best nine digs against Juniata ... double-figure points in two matches on the year ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete ... MIVA Academic All-Conference.
USA Volleyball: Member of the USA Boys' Youth National Volleyball Team ... finished 10th at the 2009 FIVB Boys' Young (U-19) World Championships in Bassando del Grappa, Italy.
Shorewood High School: Played for coach Kevin Gemignani ... team captain his junior and senior seasons ... All-State first team and conference player of the year as a senior ... All-State honorable mention as a junior ... All-Conference first team his junior and senior seasons ... also a pitcher on the baseball team ... National Honor Society ... Volleyball Magazine Fab 50.
North Shore Milwaukee Club: Played for Nick Puetzer and Brad Kuehl ... 2007 silver medalist at Junior Olympics and named to the All-Tournament team.
Personal: Son of Robert and Maureen Gibson ... has three brothers, Luke, Ryan and John ... has one sister, Maddie ... majoring in health information management and systems.
|Kills||18||Mount Olive, 3/7/10|
|Attacks||33||at George Mason, 4/15/12|
|Percentage||.667||(2-0-3) Penn State, 1/12/13|
|Assists||1||(2x) last Quincy, 4/12/13|
|Aces||2||Mount Olive, 3/29/13|
|Solo Blocks||3||Juniata, 2/22/13|
|Assist Blocks||5||Mount Olive, 2/4/12|
|Total Blocks||5||(2x) las (3-2) Juniata, 2/22/13|
|Points||19.0||(18-0-0-2) Mount Olive, 3/7/10|
Path to Title Defense Mapped Out