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DARRIN GIBSON

DARRIN GIBSON

CAREER HONORS

Enters the 2012 outdoor season on a high note after an outstanding indoor campaign…scored his best individual finish at an ACC Championship, placing second Indoors (1:49.42)…came through with an all-time best indoor mark at the Razorback Invitational (1:48.78), placing third…a valuable member of the middle distance crew who can step in and contribute on the 4×400 relay team as well…has built a solid foundation training with cross country team each fall.

2011

Outdoor – qualified for the NCAA First Round in the 800m…scored individual wins at the FSU Twilight and Seminole Invitational meets, the latter where he recorded his season-best of 1:49.11. Indoor – contributed relay legs to FSU’s distance medley (fourth-place) and 4×400 (fifth) at the ACC Indoor Championships…season-best 1:49.96 came in third-place effort at Tyson Invitational…posted lone individual win of the season in the 800 at the Razorback Invitational.

2010

Outdoor – qualified for the NCAA East Region in the 800 after establishing a career-best outdoor (1:48.73) at the Georgia Tech Invitational…was a member of FSU’s ACC Championship 4×400 relay. Indoor – highlight of his freshman campaign came with a new personal-best of 1:51.88 in the prelims at the ACC Indoor Championships, qualifying for the finals.

Personal

Came to FSU from Tampa Robinson, where he enjoyed an outstanding prep career as a middle distance runner…posted the state’s fastest time in the 800 as a senior (1:52.60)…also held the school record at one point in the 1600…decorated AAU career was highlighted by All-American honors in the 800 and as a member of the 4×400 relay team…broke an 11-year-old AAU club nationals mark in the 800 (1:53.4)…majoring in biology…born Aug. 21, 1991.