Matthew Gibson
Matthew Gibson
Year: JR
Hometown: Gurnee, Ill.
High School: Deerfield
Events: Pole Vault
Major: Marine Biology

Personal Bests

  • Indoor
    • Pole Vault: 4.25m (2016-17 at David Hemery Invitational)


  • Indoor:
    • Finished seventh in pole vault (4.15m) at the Sorlien Invitational.
    • Placed seventh in pole vault (4.00m) at the Coaches Tribute Meet.
    • Finished 22nd in the pole vault (4.25m) at the David Hemery Invitational.

High School 

  • Attended Deerfield High School.
  • Was a member of the soccer and track and field team.
  • Lettered in soccer and track and field.
  • Captained his track team as a junior and senior.
  • Won back-to-back conference championships.
  • Had high honors and was a member of the human rights club.


  • Born September 15, 1996.
  • Has one brother, Michael and one sister, Marisa.
  • Enjoys fish and comics.
  • Lists the Michigan Wolverines as his favorite sports team and Renaud Lavillenie as his favorite athlete.
  • Majoring in Marine Biology with plans to conduct coral reef research.