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

Collegiate Bests

100m 12.10

200m 24.99

Long Jump 5.87m

High School Bests

100m 11.8

200m 25.2

Long Jump 18’7”

2011-2012: After suffering a season-ending injury during the soccer season, came back in indoor track to compete in the 60-meter dash and 200-meter dash…Eighth in the 60-meter dash at HYP…Competed at Heps…In outdoor track, won the long jump at HY in a collegiate-best 5.87m…Also a member of the winning 4x100-meter relay at HY…Competed in the long jump and 4x100-meter relay at Heps and ECACs.

2010-2011: Injured during much of the indoor season...In outdoor track, finished fourth in the 100m at Heps...Collegiate-best 12.07 (w) in the preliminaries...Collegiate-best 5.72m in the long jump to finish eighth at Heps...21st in the 100m at ECACs...Second in the long jump at the Yale Springtime Invitational...Competed in the 4x100-meter relay at the Penn Relays.

2009-2010: Ran personal record 200m at Harvard-Yale (second place)...Won the 100m at Harvard-Yale...Also a personal record in the 100m for seventh and 10th in the 200m at Heps... Season-best 5.6m in the long jump at Harvard-Yale.

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... Played for Syracuse Surge, the Region I Sub-Regional League champions in 2009.

Personal: Calhoun College…Also plays soccer (goalkeeper) 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.