Gritty team leader propelled the Husky cross country squad to the NCAA Championships in 2008 and was UW's top finisher at Pac-10's and Regionals ... an NCAA Championships competitor at 10000m in 2006 ... holds UW record indoors at 5k and is second outdoors at 10k.
2008-09: Competed just once indoors at the MPSF Championships, placing 11th in the 5,000-meters ... ran the 10k at the Stanford Invitational, but season was cut short by injury ... (Cross Country): Returned from nearly a two-year absence to lead the team to the NCAA Championships, finishing first or second among Huskies at every meet he ran ... led the Huskies at West Regionals, finishing 8th overall to earn All-West Region honors ... Washington's top finisher at Pac-10's, placing 10th in 23:47 to earn All-Pac-10 second team honors ... forced to miss the NCAA meet due to a foot injury flare-up ... also led the team at the Tiger Invite, finishing fifth and helping the team to a second-place finish ... placed fifth at the Sundodger Invite in first cross country race in two years ... earned first career Pac-10 All-Academic first team selection.
2007-08: Redshirted cross country and track season.
2006-07: Competed just three times during track campaign after outstanding cross country season ... track season highlighted by a second-place finish at the MPSF Championships in the 5000m, clocking in at 14:06.34 ... led the Huskies in all five cross country meets he entered, including all-three postseason meets ... earned first-team All-Pac-10 and first-team All-West Region honors ... was seventh at the Pac-10 meet and fifth at the Regional, the latter matching the fifth-best ever by a Husky men's runner ... was 53rd overall at NCAAs, leading the Husky men to a 12th-place team finish ... team finish was UW's best since 1993 ... earned Team MVP and a coaches' award for leadership following the season ... also earned Academic All-Pac-10 second-team acclaim.
2005-06: Was a sophomore during the indoor season, but a redshirt freshman outdoors ... competed just six times, total, from January to June ... broke 15-year-old UW 5000m record indoors, clocking 13:54.03 at the MPSF Championships to take second ... time was a 17-second personal best, and four seconds faster than the previous UW record ... outdoors, qualified for first NCAA Championships with a time of 28:49.69 for 10000m at Stanford ... time was UW's second-best ever, and fastest ever by a Husky frosh ... was 21st in the 10000m at NCAAs, and was 21st in the 5K at Pac-10s ... was dynamic in the fall, leading the UW men to 27th at the NCAA XC Championships, his 93rd-place finish tops on the team ... missed the Pre-National and Pac-10 meets with an injury before coming back strong at Regionals ... was UW's No. 2 runner at Regionals, his 16th-place finish the second-best by a UW men's runner since 2001, and a 77-spot improvement over his finish at the same meet in 2004 ... shaved more than 2:30 off of his 10K cross country best at the Regional, finishing in 30:43 ... also competed at the Willamette Invite, placing ninth ... earned second-team Academic All-Pac-10 honors on the track, and was honorable mention in the fall.
2004-05: Was UW's top freshman during the cross country season ... one of three freshmen in UW's top-10 at Pac-10s ... was UW's No. 3 runner, 27th overall, at Pac-10s, second-best among Pac-10 frosh ... also ran third for UW at Pre-Nationals, and was team's No. 7 runner at the NCAA West Regional, his first-ever 10000m competition ... beat all but two Husky finishers in unattached debut at the Sundodger Invite, placing eighth ... qualified for the world cross country championships with a fifth-place finish at the U.S. Junior Nationals in February ... was Team USA's No. 6 finisher at worlds, placing 68th overall ... ran the 5000m in 14:11.81 indoors, then UW's fourth-best ever ... redshirted the outdoor season, competing unattached at 1500m and 5000m.
High School and Personal: Parents are Diana Gibson and David Mineau ... ranked second in the state, and 12th in the nation in 2004 with a 3200m PR of 9:01.54 ... swept Central Coast Section Cross Country Runner of the Year and Middle-Distance Runner of the Year honorsin 2003-04 ... won CCS cross country titles in 2002 and 2003, including a course record in 2002 ... also won back-to-back section titles in the 3200m .... placed second at the 2003 Division-I state cross country meet ... captained Menlo-Atherton as a senior ... earned a 3.9 (unweighted) GPA.
2004 Pac-10 XC - 27th (3rd UW)
2004 Regional XC - 93rd (7th UW)
2005 USA Jr. XC - 5th
2005 World Jr. XC - 68th (6th US)
2005 Regional XC - 16th (2nd UW)
2005 NCAA XC - 93rd (1st UW)
2006 MPSF TF - 2nd, 5000m
2006 Pac-10 TF - 21st, 5000m
2006 NCAA-O - 21st, 10000m
2006 Pac-10 XC - 7th (1st UW)
2006 Regional XC - 5th (1st UW)
2006 NCAA XC - 53rd (1st UW)
2007 MPSF TF - 2nd, 5000m
2008 Pac-10 XC - 10th (1st UW)
2008 Regional XC - 8th (1st UW)
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