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Dannielle Gibson
Dannielle  Gibson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nassau, Bahamas

High School:
St. Augustine's

Event:
Jumps

Experience:
SR

Major:
Biotechnology


06/22/2017

Record-tying 299 Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors in 2016-17

School Record 145 Academic All-Big Ten Honorees among Spring/At-Large Sports

03/08/2017

BLOG: Big Ten Adrenaline Fuels Team for Nationals

01/14/2017

BLOG: Home Opener Starts Indoor Season Right

05/19/2016

Track & Field Qualifies 31 for NCAA East Preliminary Round

NCAA East Preliminary Round takes place May 26-28 at Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla.

05/12/2016

Nittany Lions Gear Up for Big Ten Championships

The Penn State men and women's track & field teams are set to compete in the 2016 Big Ten Outdoor Championships slated to begin Friday, May 13 in Lincoln, NE

03/12/2016

2016 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships

2016 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships

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On the National Stage... || 2017 Outdoor || 
Competed in the triple jump finishing as an All-American sixth-place with a mark of 43'-10" (13.36m) || 2017 Indoor ||Competed in the triple jump finishing as an All-American (eighth-place) with a mark of 43'-5" (13.23m) || 2016 Outdoor ||Captured the gold medal at the NACAC U23 Championships in San Salvador, El Salvador finishing with a mark of 13.54m (44’-5.25”) to record the second-farthest jump of her career... Finished 11th in the triple jump with a mark of 13.05m (42'9.75) earning second-team All-American honors... Finished third in the triple jump at the NCAA East Preliminary with a personal best mark of 13.63mw (44'-8.75") || 2016 Indoor || Finished 10th in the triple jump with a mark of 12.88m (42'-3.25") at the Birmingham Crossplex in Birmingham, Ala. || 2015 Outdoor || Qualified for the NCAA East Prelims in the long jump and the triple jump … Finished 31st in the triple jump (40-4.75) … Placed 44th in the long jump (18-2.5) || 2014 Outdoor || A member of the 4x100-meter relay team that qualified for the NCAA East Prelims ... Ran the opening leg of the 14th-place 4x100-meter relay team (44.96) at the NCAA East Prelims

At the Big Ten Championships... || 2017 Outdoor || Won the Big Ten triple jump crown with a personal best mark of 45'-1.75" (13.76m) the No. 1 mark in program history under all-conditions... Finished eighth in the long jump with a mark of 19'-6.75" (5.96m) || 2017 Indoor || Competed in the triple jump and long jump... Captured the conference title in the triple jump with a mark of 43'-5.75" (13.25m) || 2016 Outdoor || Ran a leg on the ninth-place 4x100-meter relay (46.23)... Finished 10th in the long jump 5.79m (19'-0")... Posted a second-place finish in the triple jump with a mark of 13.04m (42'-9.5") || 2016 Indoor || Recorded a second-place finish in the triple jump 13.10m (42'-11.75")... Finished 15th in the long jump with a mark of 5.60m (18'-4.5") || 2015 Outdoor || Finished fourth in the long jump with her personal-best jump of 20-2.25 … Her distance of 20-2.25 ranks 10th all-time at Penn State … Finished third in the triple jump with her wind-aided leap of 42-3.5 … A member of the eighth-place 4x100-meter relay with its time of 47.19 || 2015 Indoor || Finished fifth in the long jump with her season-best distance of 19-8.75 … Finished eighth in the triple jump with her leap of 39-11.5 || 2014 Outdoor || Ran the opening leg of the second-place 4x100-meter relay team (44.64) ... Second team All-Big Ten ... Finished ninth in the long jump (19-4) ... Placed eighth in the triple jump with her best distance of 40-8.75 || 2014 Indoor || Finished 18th in the triple jump (38-4.25) ... Placed 26th in the long jump (17-6.75)

In the Field... || 2017 Outdoor || Competed in six meets... Posted 10 top-10 finishes including three first-place finishes || 2017 Indoor || Competed in seven meets... Posted 11 top-10 finishes including four first-place finishes || 2016 Outdoor || Competed in nine meets... Opened the season with a season's best 6.10m (20'-0.5") in the long jump at the Pac 12 vs. Big Ten Challenge in Tempe, Ariz.... Recorded three first-place finishes in the triple jump...  Posted 15 top-10 finishes... Swept the long and triple jump at the Jim Thorpe Invite || 2016 Indoor || Competed in seven meets... Set a personal best mark in the 60-meters running 7.73 seconds at the Nittany Lion Challenge... Recorded 14 top-10 finishes including four first-place finishes... Set a season best of 13.14m (43'-1.5") in the triple jump at the Nittany Lion Challenge... Set a season best in the long jump of 6.11m (20'-0.5") at the Penn State National || 2015 Outdoor || Placed fourth in the long jump at the Bison Outdoor Classic with a mark of 18-7.25 … Posted a distance of 41-0.25 to finish fifth in the triple jump at the LSU Alumni Gold meet … Recorded a personal-best leap of 42-9.75 in the triple jump at the 2015 CARIFTA Games … Her mark ranks fourth all-time at Penn State || 2015 Indoor || Finished first in the long jump at the Penn State Relays with her distance of 19-3.5 … Tallied a mark of 40-7.75 to finish in the triple jump at the Penn State National Invite … Ran a personal-best time of 7.95 in the 60-meter dash at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup … Finished 12th in the triple jump at the Tyson Invitational with her indoor season personal-best mark of 41-1.5 ... Placed first in the triple jump at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup with her leap of 40-1.5 || 2014 Outdoor || At the season-opening Crimson Tide Invitational, Gibson placed fifth in the triple jump (38-2.25) and 10th in the long jump (18-4.5) ... Swept the long jump (19-1.25) and the triple jump (39-6.5) events at the Team Challenge ... At the Kehoe Twilight Meet, Gibson recorded a lifetime-best time in the 100-meter dash (12.27) and posted a distance of 19-6.25 in the long jump ... At the BTC Jr. and Sr. Nationals, Gibson won the long jump and triple jump events with her lifetime-best marks of 20-2.25 and 42-2.25, respectively ... Her marks of 42-2 and 20-1 rank sixth and 10th all-time at Penn State, respectively || 2014 Indoor || Only competed in the long jump and the triple jump ... At her first collegiate meet, the Penn State Relays, Gibson placed second in the long jump with her season-best mark of 18-11.75 and finished fourth in the triple jump with her distance of 38-1.25 ... Posted a season-best mark of 39-2.25 to finish fourth in the triple jump at the Nittany Lion Challenge

Before Penn State... || High School || No stranger to Pennsylvania, having competed at the prestigious Penn Relays Carnival as a senior ... Helped her St. Augustine's teammates to a spot in the elite Championship of America final, where her team finished seventh overall ... Also ran as a member of a section-winning 4x400 at Penn in 2013 ... Has been one to watch in the Caribbean over the past several season, including a double-win effort in the long jump and triple jump at the Bahamas CARIFTA Trials in 2013 ... Would go on to fare well as the CARIFTA Games, placing seventh in the long jump and eighth in the triple jump against outstanding competition || Personal || Daughter of Dwight and Tami Gibson ... Birthday is April 5, 1996

Gibson's Personal Bests:

Event Indoor Outdoor
60m 7.73 ***
100m *** 12.14
Long Jump 20'-0.5" (6.11) 20'-2.25" (6.15)
Triple Jump 43'-1.5" (13.14) 44'-8.75" (13.63)w

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