Adele Jackson-Gibson
Adele Jackson-Gibson
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Buffalo, N.Y.
High School: Nichols School
Position: Sprints/Jumps

High School Bests

100m 11.8

200m 25.2

Long Jump 18’7”

High School: Qualified for the Federal State Championships four times, placed second in the

100 dash and sixth in the long jump in 2008…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 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.

Personal: Calhoun College…Also plays soccer for the Bulldogs.

I chose Yale because it just clicked for me. I like the coaches, I love the campus, the people are passionate and friendly, and it is one of the best schools in the country. I know that at Yale I will develop into a great athlete, scholar and cultured person.