3 - Mary Gibson
Mary Gibson
Height: 5-4
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Hendersonville, Tenn.
High School: Pope John Paul II HS
Position: D

As a junior (2010): Appeared and started in all 20 matches…Led the team in minutes played (1714)…Played the full 90 minutes in all but three matches…Tallied an assist at St. Andrews (Oct. 23)…Season-high four shots at Erskine (Oct. 26).

As a sophomore (2009): Appeared in 20 matches, including 19 starts…Played at least 80 minutes in all but one match.

As a freshman (2008): Appeared in 19 matches, including 16 starts…Played at least 80 minutes in all but four matches…Tallied one goal and one assist…Notched her first career assist against Columbia (Sep. 11)…Scored her first career goal against Southern Virginia (Oct. 27).

High School: Graduated from Pope John Paul II High School in Hendersonville, Tenn…Coached by Mike McLaren…Second team all-county in 2006…First team all-county in 2007…Played club soccer for Brentwood Pride…Coached by Mark Champion.

Personal: Born on Feb. 12, 1990 in Hendersonville, Tenn…Daughter of Thomas and Cheryl Gibson…Has one brother, Andrew, and one sister, Ashley…Majoring in athletic training with a minor in physical education…Plans to attend graduate school for occupational therapy.

More about Mary: Favorite book: “Thirteen Reasons”…Favorite midnight snack: Chips…Favorite movie: “Harry Potter”…Favorite musical artist: Keith Urban…Favorite song: “Sweet Thing” by Keith Urban…Favorite sports teams: Nashville Predators and Tennessee Titans…Favorite athlete: Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid…Favorite saying by Coach Morrill: “Don’t leave anything behind! Give it your all”…Mary can’t imagine a week without: Food…Mary’s advice to kids: “Don’t ever give up on your dreams”…Favorite color: Lime green…Favorite food: Sushi…Favorite sport other than soccer: Hockey…Person Mary most admires: Her sister, Ashley…Best advice Mary has ever been given: “Don’t give up and push through anything”…What people don’t know about Mary: She loves to cook…When Mary was a kid, she tried to be like: Her father…When people first meet Mary, they think: She’s very shy.