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     Veronica Gibson
    Veronica Gibson

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Chicago, Ill.

    High School:
    Fenwick

    Height:
    5-8

    Event:
    Distance

    Birthdate:
    11/16/1993


    03/02/2014

    Swimming & Diving Finishes Third, Fifth At Championships

    Kei Ishimaru claimed the Flames only first-place finish on final day

    03/02/2014

    Swimming & Diving Finishes Third, Fifth At Championships

    Kei Ishimaru claimed the Flames only first-place finish on final day

    02/28/2014

    Swimming & Diving Concludes Day Three of Horizon League Championships

    Final day of competition begins tomorrow at 9 a.m. (CT)

    02/28/2014

    Swimming & Diving Concludes Day Three of Horizon League Championships

    Final day of competition begins tomorrow at 9 a.m. (CT)

    02/26/2014

    Swimming and Diving Concludes First Day Of Championships

    Competition resumes Thursday at 9 a.m. (CT)

    AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13): Finished first in the 1000 free (10:39.49) and 200 fly (2:13.36), and second in the 500 free (5:13.53) at Wright State (10/13) ... captured the 400 IM (4:38.28) and 100 fly (59.57) against Eastern Illinois (10/27) ... came in second in the 1000 free (10:25.14) and third in the 500 free (5:11.58) at Northwestern (11/02) ... at Milwaukee (11/03), won the 1000 free (10:40.74), 200 fly (2:10.20) and 500 free (5:15.23) ... collected first-place finishes in the 200 free (1:59.19) and 100 fly (1:00.47) versus IIT and Butler (11/10) ... competed in the prelims and finals of the 500 free, 400 IM and 200 fly, as well as the 1650 free final at the TYR Invitational (11/16-18) ... placed first in the 200 free (1:59.17) and second in the 500 free (5:15.47) at Western Illinois (12/15) ... claimed first in the 1000 free (10:25.10) and 500 free (5:05.69) against Green Bay (01/12) ... went first, second and third in the 1000 free (10:32.50), 500 free (5:10.82) and 200 IM (2:14.55), respectively, versus Youngstown State (01/25) ... at Valparaiso (01/26), finished first in the 1650 free (17:46.29) and fourth in the 100 back (1:08.40) ... produced a first-place finish in the 1000 free (10:25.63), second in the 400 IM (4:39.99) and fourth in the 500 free (5:11.89) versus Cleveland State (02/02) ... took the team's top times on the season with second place in the 1000 free (10:10.20), fourth place in the 1650 free (17:05.81) and set a UIC record with her first-place 4:23.65 in the 400 IM, while also competing in the 500 free (4:59.83) prelims at the Horizon League Championships (02/27-03/02) ... named Horizon League Newcomer of the Year

    PREP AND PERSONAL:
    Member of Fenwick's swimming and water polo teams and the Wildkit Swimming Organization ... qualified for state all four years in swimming ... aided Fenwick's swim team in placing second in 2011 and third in 2009 at the IHSA State Meet ... came in 10th in 2009 and ninth in 2011 in the 100 fly and 12th in the 500 free in 2011 at State ... won the 200 fly at Senior State in summer 2011 ... awarded All-Conference and All-American all four seasons and All-State as a sophomore, junior and senior ... named MVP as a freshman ... had an undefeated season in swimming and water polo her senior year ... Conference Champions in water polo as a senior ... named Sectional Champion during her sophomore and junior seasons ... born November 16, 1993 ... daughter of Martin and Mary Gibson ... has one brother, Joseph ... currently enrolled as a Mathematics major.

    CAREER BEST
    200 Free: 1:59.17 (12/15/2012)
    500 Free: 4:59.83 (02/28/2013)
    1000 Free: 10:10.20 (02/27/2013)
    1650 Free: 17:05.81 (03/02/2013)
    100 Fly: 59.57 (10/27/2012)
    200 Fly: 2:10.20 (11/03/2012)
    100 Back: 1:08.40 (01/26/2013)
    100 Breast: 1:11.83 (11/10/2012)
    200 Breast: 2:34.88 (11/02/2012)
    200 IM: 2:14.55 (01/25/2013)
    400 IM: 4:23.65* (03/01/2013)
    * UIC RECORD