Born May 25, 1982, in San Francisco, Calif. ... son of Jewett and Kathleen Gibson ... father played football and wrestled at the Air Force Academy and at Fresno State ... has one older brother, J.P. ... majoring in sociology.
2003 (Junior) - ... Spent the middle portion of the year as a weekend starter, but a minor elbow problem kept him from pitching at the start of the year ... same injury kept him from pitching the last month and he didn't pitch after April 21 ... ended up having off-season surgery to remove bone chips in his right elbow ... got a save with three innings of relief Apr. 21 vs. Hawaii-Hilo (game one): 3.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 0 BB, 3 K ... after three wins in three starts, got a no decision Apr. 13 vs. Oregon State (6.1 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 2 BB, 6 K) and also a no decision in the UW's Mar. 30, 12-11 loss at Stanford ... easily his roughest start to that point, as he allowed three hits and four runs over three innings ... lasted only two-thirds of an inning Apr. 13 at Arizona, allowing two runs, but didn't take the loss ... still, as a starter, went 26.2 IP, allowing only 15 hits and 12 runs while fanning 23, good for a 4.05 ERA ... prior to Stanford, had won all three starts and had a 1.08 ERA as a starter ... worked 5.2 IP in Mar. 23 win at UC Irvine, allowing only one hit (5.2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 5 BB, 6 K) ... combined on a shutout Mar. 16 vs. CS Northridge, allowing three hits and one walk while fanning four in five innings ... got a win in first career start May 9 vs. Washington State, allowing only two hits and fanning seven over 6.0 IP ... 2002 (Sophomore) - Made 12 relief appearances, but time was limited in the second half of the season due to a minor injury and illness ... got the win April 27 at Cal, fanning one in a third of an inning ... hadn't thrown since April 2 due to soreness ... struck out a career-high seven in three innings March 5 at Portland ... threw two shutout innings, allowing no hits or walks, March 16 vs. Brigham Young ... got a save with three innings March 25 vs. WSU ... didn't pitch in the final month of the regular season, mostly due to illness ... spent the summer as a starter with Bellingham (Wash.) in the Pacific International League, posting a 2-1 record and a 2.88 ERA in league play ... fanned 31 in 28 innings in league action ... 2001 (Freshman) - The most-used of the freshmen relievers, he saw relief action in 14 games, the fourth most relief appearances on the team ... earned a save with a long relief outing in his first career appearance, throwing four innings to close the March 3 game at UC Riverside ... allowed one run on four hits and no walks while striking out three in that one ... matched that season-high strikeout total in two innings vs. Southern Utah March 10 ... threw scoreless single innings of relief at Oregon State, vs. Washington State and at Stanford before taking a loss to California on March 30 ... closed out the year with five straight relief outings without allowing a run ... over that stretch, gave up only one hit in three and one-third innings ... over his final seven relief appearances (4.2 innings), allowed only two hits and one run.
Enumclaw High School
Earned three varsity letters as a pitcher and outfielder under coach Dan Hennessey at Enumclaw ... captained the team as a senior ... second-team all-league as a sophomore and first-team as a junior ... as a senior, named a first-team all-league pitcher and a second-team all-league outfielder ... all-state and honorable mention all-America as a senior ... played for the Washington team in the annual all-star game against Oregon's high school all-stars ... a member of the National Honor Society with a 3.5 grade point average.