Daniel Gibson | Distance
Hometown: Grand Island, Neb.
Previous School: Heartland Lutheran
Major: Secondary Education - Math and Theology
Cross Country Honors
2012 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete
1000m - 3:03.19
1 mile - 5:06.35
1500m - 4:49.01
5000m - 18:29.63
Cross Country: Daniel had a great season ... He improved his time at every meet he ran ... His fastest time was 31:02.00.
Indoor: Daniel had a great first indoor season … At his first meet he ran a time of 3:06.72 in the 1000m … By the end of the season Daniel ran a time of 3:03.19 at the Concordia Invite … For majority of the season Daniel ran the 1 mile … At the John Dalton Invite he ran his fastest time of 5:06.35. Outdoor: Daniel improved his times from the indoor season during the outdoor season…He ran the 1500 meter and the 5000 meter races…He set his personal best in the 5000 meter run at the very first meet, the Bronco relays, with a time of 18:29.63…Daniel also made his personal best time in the 1500 meter run this season at the Doane Relays with a time of 4:49.01.
Prepped at Heartland Lutheran High School in Grand Island, Nebraska, under coach Robin Keilig for four years ... Earned four varsity letters ... Also participated in football and basketball for four years ... Was in the National Honor Society, on the academic honor roll, class valedictorian and academic all-state.
Born February 19, in Grand Island, Nebraska ... Son of David and Lynnette Gibson ... Has two older siblings.