Women's Basketball



54  Jessica Gibbs
Jessica Gibbs

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Well, Nev.

High School:
Wells H.S.

Last College:
College of Southern Idaho

Height:
6-0

Position:
Forward


UW This Season: A player who was a main contributor in her first season with the Cowgirls...one of three starters returning in 2000-01...brings a great deal of experience to her position...will be looked upon for leadership...an aggressive defender, but also an offensive threat.

Junior (1999-2000): Averaged 10.5 points and 7.7 rebounds per game as a starter...in the Cowgirls 28 games, averaged 27.1 minutes per contest...ranked fourth in rebounding and 20th in scoring in the conference...led the team in free throw percentage (.795) and field goal percentage (.538), which ranked second in the conference in both categories...was also second on the team in steals (1.9 spg) and fifth in assists (1.5 aspg)...scored in double-figures 12 times, and had nine double-figure rebounding games...also had six double-double games on the season...scored a career high 25 points against Penn (12/1/99) and Montana State (12/30/99)...her 17 boards against Nevada (1/5/00) was a career and season high...was named MWC Player of the Week for Jan. 31, 2000.

Junior College: An Honorable Mention All-Conference selection as a sophomore at the College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls, Idaho...as a starter, averaged 12.3 points and 7.4 rebounds, while leading her team to the regional championship in that same year...as a freshman, she averaged 3.6 points and 2.5 rebounds in a back up role...coached by Joel Bate...chose Wyoming over several schools including Weber State, Idaho State and Tulsa.

High School: A three-year letterwinner at Wells High School in Wells, Nev...an All-State selection and the Conference MVP as a senior...also earned First Team and Honorable Mention All-Conference awards during her career...was a letterwinner in track and field, a sport in which she was a state champion three times...coached by Clay Fitch.

Personal: Born October 30, 1978 in Elko, Nevada...the daughter of William and Lana Gibbs...majoring in agricultural business.

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