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  Erin Gibbons
Erin Gibbons

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Salmon Arm, B.C.

High School:
Salmon Arm Secondary

Height:
5-9

Position:
Guard

Experience:
3L

In a Nutshell:
Fourth-year player ... started in half of the games her freshman season ... excellent three-point shooter, accustomed to playing with the deeper international three-point line in Canada ... primarily a shooting guard, but can also play the point.

2000-2001 (Junior):
Played in 29 games ? averaged 4.4 ppg and 1.1 rpg ? led Utah in points three times, assists one time and steals one time ... double-figure scoring in five games ? two or more rebounds in eight games ? was perfect at the free-throw line in six games ? shot 50% or better from the field in eight games ? had a .500 3-point field goal percentage or better in six games ... was 3-of-10 from the field, 2-of-7 from behind the arc and a perfect 6-of-6 from the free-throw line, along with 14 points, five rebounds and three assists with zero turnovers in 25 minutes vs. Notre Dame on Mar. 24 ... scored 14 points, making 3-of-13 from the field (.231), 2-of-11 from 3-point range (.182) and 6-of-7 from the free-throw line (.857), along with one assist and one steal in 26 minutes vs. UCLA on Nov. 17 ... tallied 10 points and three rebounds, making 4-of-9 from the field (.444) and 2-of-3 from the 3-point line (.667), along with one assist and two steals in 20 minutes vs. Montana Tech on Nov. 22 ? notched 12 points and went 4-of-5 from behind the arc (.800) in 11 minutes vs. Wyoming on Feb. 15 ... scored 11 points and went 3-of-3 from the field (1.000), 3-of-3 from 3-point range (1.000) and 2-of-2 from the free-throw line (1.000), along with two assists in 15 minutes vs. Air-for-e on Mar. 1.

1999-2000 (Sophomore):
Played in all 31 games ... averaged 6.1 ppg and led team in 3-point field goal percentage (.471) ... led Utah in scoring four times, assists two times, and steals four times ... double-figure scoring in seven games ... made at least four 3-pointers in four games and at least three 3-pointers in seven games ... averaged at least .500 in three-point field goals in 17 games ... season best 6 assists, went 3-of-5 from three-point range, 3-of-4 from the free-throw line, a career high five rebounds and 12 points in 17 minutes vs. Colorado State on Jan. 22 ... three assists or more in nine games ... best game was vs.

UNLV:
season-high 17 points, making 5-of-7 from the field (.714), 4-of-5 from three-point range (.800) and 3-of-5 from the free-throw line ... was a 5-of-6 from the free-throw line, along with one blocked shot, two steals and 11 points vs. Brigham Young on Jan. 28 ... was 5-of-9 from the field (.556), 4-of-8 from three-point range (.500),-for-14 points vs. New Mexico on Mar. 2 ... was 4-of-5 from the field, for 10 points in 11 minutes vs. UNLV on Feb. 12 ... was 4-of-7 from the field, 4-of-6 from behind the arc, along with 14 points vs. Air Force on Mar. 8.

1998-99 (Freshman):
Named the Western Athletic Conference Pacific Division Freshman-of-the Year and a member of the all-newcomer team ... also named second-team all-WAC Pacific Division ... started in 17-of-the 27 games she played in ... missed the San Diego State game due to a pulled groin ... also did not start eight-of-the last nine games ... ranked 15th in the WAC in scoring (11.7 ppg), third in three-point field goals per game (2.3) and eighth in three-point percentage (37.4) ... three 20?point games and 18 double?figure scoring games ... scored in double figures in the last six games ... led the Utes in scoring 11 times ... at least four assists in seven games ... tied a career-best mark with 23 points against Fresno State on Feb. 20 ... took every shot from behind the arc, breaking Huntsman Center records for three-pointers made (7) and attempted (16) against FSU ... named the WAC Pacific Division Player-of-the Week on Dec. 14 ... career high 23 points (9-for-14 FG, 2-for-5 3FG), along with 4 assists and 2 steals at Idaho (Dec. 12) ... 22 points (9-for-12 FT) in overtime win at Washington State (Dec. 10) ... career high 7 assists with 5 points against Rice in the WAC Tournament quarterfinals (Mar. 3) ... 14 points (5-for-8 FG, 4-for-7 3FG) against Drake in the first round of the WNIT (Mar. 11) ... led the Utes with 17 points (2-for-8 3FG, 7-8 FT) in at UTEP on Feb. 25 ... 14 points (5-for-13 FG, 4-for-9 3FG) at New Mexico on Feb. 27 ... 16 points (5-for-9 FG, 4-for-7 3FG) while playing 24 minutes-of- the bench at San Jose State on Jan. 21 ... season best 4 rebounds, 4 assists and 15 points (4-for-10 3FG) in 31 minutes at Fresno State on Jan. 24 ... 19 points, going 7-for-11 from the field and 5-for-6 from three-point range, along with 3 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals against No. 12 Colorado State (Dec. 3) ... 15 points (3-for-7 3FG) and 3 boards in 28 minutes against Kansas State (Nov. 28).

High School:
1998 Canadian Player-of-the Year ... 1998 B.C. Basketball Outstanding Senior Female Athlete ... MVP-of-the AAA Provincial Championships in 1998 , leading her team to the title ... second-team provincial all-star in 1997 ... MVP-of-the 1997 Western Canada Juvenile Championships, leading her team to a third-place finish ... averaged 27 points, 10 assists, 10 rebounds, 4 steals and 2 blocks per game as a senior ... 20.7 points, 10.4 assists and 4.2 rebounds a game as a junior ... coached by Terry Michell.

Personal:
Erin Jane Gibbons is the daughter of Brian and Sandy Gibbons ... has two younger sisters ... grandfather played hockey for the New York Rangers ... both parents played basketball at the University of British Columbia ... mother could dunk despite only being 5-4 ... major is exercise sports and science ... wants to become an athletic trainer ... born Nov. 3, 1980.

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