1 Adele Jackson-Gibson
1 Adele Jackson-Gibson
Height: 5-7
Year: So.
Hometown: Buffalo, NY
High School: Nichols School
Position: GK

2010: Served as team's back-up goalkeeper... Started against UConn and made six saves...Saw time in shutouts of Sacred Heart and Holy Cross.

2009: Recipient of the team’s most improved player award… Saw playing time in goal and at defender… Started two games in goal and earned her first career victory against Central Connecticut when she played the second half and made six saves…Also started and was the winning keeper against Penn… Made her first career appearance on defense in the season opener against Hofstra.

Before Yale: Voted the 2008 Class B Soccer Player of the Year by the New York State Sportswriters and Coaches' Organization... Two-time league most valuable player selection at the Nichols School... Two-time first team State Division Class C selection... Named the co-MVP of the Class C State Division as a senior... Earned first team all-league honors in each of her four years... Helped lead Nichols to two league titles and two appearances in the state championships... Played with soon to be Yale teammate Jacque Sahlberg on Les Bois Soccer Club, the 2008 National Fustal champions... Member of Buffalo United Tempest, the 2006 State Cup champions... Plays for Syracuse Surge, the Region I Sub-Regional League champions in 2009.

Notes: Runs track at Yale as a sprinter and long jumper... Personal best in the 100 dash is 11.8, in the 200 dash is 25.2 and in the long jump is 18'7"... Qualified for the Federal State Championships four times, placed second in the 100 dash and sixth in the long jump in 2008.