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Veronica Gibson
Veronica Gibson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Fenwick

Height:
5-8

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
11/16/1993


11/23/2014

Hines Sets School Record at TYR Invitational

Brianna Hines placed fourth in the 1650 free; men and women finish fourth

11/23/2014

Hines Sets School Record at TYR Invitational

Brianna Hines placed fourth in the 1650 free; men and women finish fourth

11/20/2014

UIC to Compete in the TYR Invitational

The Flames set to compete in Evanston for the three-day event (Nov. 21-23)

11/15/2014

UIC Women Stand Strong At Home; Men Fall Just Short

Flames' home opener resulted in a victory for the women

11/15/2014

UIC Women Stand Strong At Home; Men Fall Just Short

Flames' home opener resulted in a victory for the women

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: 2:05.81 (11/22/2013)
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: 2:10.26 (02/26/2014)
400 IM: 4:23.65* (03/01/2013)
* UIC RECORD

AS A SOPHOMORE (2013-14): Took home first place in the 1000 free (10:45.27), the 200 fly (2:09.97) and the 500 free (5:14.44) against Wright State... Placed second in the 1650 free (17:44.96), fifth in the 500 free (5:18.18) and second in the 200 IM (2:12.70) versus Milwaukee... Earned third place in the 1000 free (10:43.64), fourth in the 200 fly (2:14.69) and third in the 200 IM (2:16.49) against Green Bay... Came away with first place in the 500 free (5:16.34) versus Valparaiso... Placed second in the 1000 free (10:34.07), second in the 500 free (5:13.83) and third in the 200 IM (2:13.73) against Oakland... Earned first place in the 400 IM (4:36.48) and second in the 500 free (5:13.55) versus Eastern Illinois and IUPUI... Took home third in the 1000 free (10:42.09) and fifth in the 500 free (5:16.32) against Kansas and Wyoming... Placed eighth in both the 400 IM (4:27.57) and the 200 fly (2:07.41) at the Northwestern TYR Invitational... Came in first place in both the 1000 free (10:40.33) and the 200 fly (2:10.49) and also came in second in the 100 fly (1:01.42) against Olivet Nazarene and Western Illinois... Won the 1000 free (10:33.38) and the 200 IM (2:12.26) and also claimed second in the 500 free (5:10.16) versus Cleveland State... Placed third in the 1000 free (10:12.41), third in the 400 IM (4:23.98) and fifth in the 1650 free (17:09.58) at the Horizon League Championships.

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.

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