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Jordan Gibbs

  • position Distance Free
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Severna Park, Md.
  • High school Severna Park
  • position Distance Free
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Severna Park, Md.
  • High school Severna Park

Jordan Gibbs Bio

2012-13 – Helped lead the distance group…Swam in every meet during the regular season and at the SEC Championships…Scored first career point for the Gamecocks at the SEC Championships with a 24th-place finish in the 1,650 freestyle in 17:05.07…Also swam the 200 freestyle (43rd) and 500 freestyle (43rd)…Recorded the team[apos]s fastest time in the 1,000 freestyle (10:14.18), second fastest in the 1,650 freestyle (17:05.07) and fifth fastest in the 500 freestyle (5:02.35)…Won one individual race during the regular season against Duke in the 1,000 freestyle…Named to the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.

2011-12 – Anchored the Gamecocks[apos] distance corps…Swam in every regular season meet and at the SEC Championships…Narrowly missed scoring at the SEC Championships, finishing 17th in the 1,650 freestyle with a time of 16:54.82…Posted the team[apos]s best times in the 1,650 freestyle (16:54.82) and 1,000 freestyle (10:10.18)…Had Carolina[apos]s second best time in the 500 freestyle with a mark of 4:55.12 at the SEC Championships…Won four races on the year with two coming in the 500 freestyle and two in the 1,000 freestyle…Set personal records in the 1,650 freestyle (16:54.82), 1,000 freestyle (10:10.18) and 400 IM (4:29.38)…Named to the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.

2010-11 – Top distance swimmer for the Gamecocks…Posted team[apos]s top 1000 freestyle time and a career-best (10:11.10) vs. Kentucky/Charleston…Had team[apos]s best 1650 free time (17:12.78) at SEC Championships…Posted second-best Gamecock time in 500 free (4:54.85) at SEC Championships…Also swam 200 fly, had team[apos]s fourth-best time (2:05.48) at SEC Championships…Won 1000 free vs. Kentucky/Charleston…Picked up a win in 500 free at UNC Wilmington.

2009-10 – Versatile swimmer competed in numerous events… Was on the team[apos]s top five in six events… Competed at SEC Championships…Third on the squad in the 1000 free (10:19.07), 1650 free (16:59.66) and 200 fly (2:05.00)… Top times in latter two events came at SEC Championships, as did her top 500 free time (4:58.84) that ranked fourth on the team… Was the team[apos]s fifth-best in the 200 breast (2:27.63) and 400 IM (4:35.87)…Won 200m free vs. College of Charleston (2:10.49)… Runner-up in 1000 free vs. Vanderbilt/UNC-Wilmington (10:21.48)…Named to SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

PRE-COLLEGE – Graduated from Severna Park High School… Swan for coach Kacie Owens… Was a county, region and state champion… Named Co-Swimmer of the Year… Club team is Annapolis Swim Club… Was an All-Maryland Team member… USA Swimming Scholastic All-American… Honor roll student.

PERSONAL – Full name is Jordan Gibbs… Born November 11, 1990… Parents are Jeff Gibbs and Debbie Nash… Has one sister, Kara… Plans to major in sports and entertainment management… Chose South Carolina because it was the best fit for her, academically and athletically.

Gibbs[apos] Top Times
Event Time Date Meet Location
200 freestyle 1:54.48 11/17/11 Nike Cup Invitational Chapel Hill, N.C.
500 freestyle 4:54.85 2/17/11 SEC Championships Gainesville, Fla.
1000 freestyle 10:10.18 1/14/12 Duke/Queens Columbia, S.C.
1650 freestyle 16:54.82 2/18/12 SEC Championships Knoxville, Tenn.
200 butterfly 2:05.00 2/20/10 SEC Championships Athens, Ga.
400 IM 4:29.38 2/17/12 SEC Championships Knoxville, Tenn.