NAME: CHRISTINA GIBBONSCITIZENSHIP: USA COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY: DUKE UNIVERSITY POSITION: DEFENSE/MIDFIELD HOMETOWN: RALEIGH, NC YOUTH CLUB: CAPITAL AREA SOCCER LEAGUE
Gibbons attended Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh, NC where she helped to lead her team to a state title. She also helped her ECNL team to win National Championships at the U-16 and U-17 level. She earned recognition as a three-time All-Conference, All-Region and All-State selection as a senior, junior and sophomore.
At Duke, Gibbons was the 10th NSCAA All-American (Second Team) as a junior, then followed it up with recognition on the NSCAA All-American First Team her senior year. Started 87 of her 88 matches with the Blue Devils and earned First Team All-ACC honors three times. Her 7,794 minutes of play are the second most in school history for a field player.
Gibbons was first invited to train with the U-20 U.S. National Team in 2014. She was part of the USA squad for the 2014 U-20 World Cup and the U-23 side at the 2015 Four Nations Cup, the 2016 Istria Cup and the 2016 Nordic Tournament.