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Ryan Gibbs
Ryan Gibbs

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
West Chester, Pa.

High School:
East

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 165

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
04/08/1981

Experience:
3L



2001: Recorded 1,217 minutes of playing time after starting 14 of the 17 games he appeared in ... scored a team-high 23 points resulting from a team-high nine goals and five assists (third on the team) ... scored a team-high five game-winning goals ... named First Team All-ACC ... twice selected to Soccer America's Team of the Week on September 24 and November 5 ... named to the 2001 Maryland/Fila Classic All-Tournament team ... scored the game-winning goal when he gathered a cross from teammate Jonathan Cole and connected on a one-timer just 3:55 into overtime in Virginia's 2-1 overtime victory against James Madison (11/9) ... scored back-to-back goals less than two minutes apart, including the game-winning goal, in Virginia's 3-2 victory over Creighton (9/9) in the 2001 Maryland/Fila Classic ... started at forward and scored both of UVa's goals in in Virginia's 2-0 shutout victory over North Carolina (9/22) ... scored the game-winning goal when he headed the ball ahead to himself in a pack of Ram defenders and scored on a chip-shot from 12-yards out in Virginia's 1-0 victory over VCU (10/6) ... posted the game-winning assist when he headed the ball to teammate Sheldon Barnes, who then headed the cross into goal in Virginia's 2-1 victory over Mercer (10/17) ... scored two goals and added an assist in Virginia's 7-1 victory over UNC-Greensboro (10/30) ... scored the game-winning goal in Virginia's 3-0 shutout victory over Maryland (11/4) when he gathered a cross from teammate Jacob LeBlanc and fired a one-timer for a score ... recorded an assist when he sent a cross to teammate Kyle Martino in Virginia's 2-0 shutout victory over Clemson (10/13) ... assisted on Jacob LeBlanc's goal in Virginia's 2-0 shutout victory over N.C. State (9/30) ... played 26 minutes in UVa's 2-1 victory against Liberty (8/31) and 80 minutes in the Cavaliers 2-2 tie with UCLA (9/2) in the 2001 Virginia Soccer Classic ... lettered.

2000: Recorded 1,367 minutes of playing time after starting 16 of the 22 games he appeared in ... second on the team with 29 points and 12 goals to go along with five assists ... posted a team-high five game-winning goals and added one game-winning assist ... named to the ACC All-Tournament team ... named Honorable Mention All-American by Soccer America ... named to the NSCAA Adidas Third Team All-South Atlantic Region squad ... scored two goals (including the game-winner) in Virginia's 2-0 victory over Wake Forest (9/16) to give UVa its first ACC victory, first shutout and first road win of the season ... scored two goals (including the game-winner) and recorded an assist in Virginia's 4-1 victory over American (10/25) ... scored two goals in UVa's 3-0 victory over Duke in the ACC Tournament Semifinals (11/10) ... scored the game-winning goal when he gathered a deflected ball in front of the goal and fired a four-yard shot for a score in Virginia's 2-1 victory over St. John's in the second round of the NCAA Tournament (11/26) ... scored the game-winning goal in Virginia's 3-2 double-overtime victory over James Madison (10/4) with :22 second remaining in the contest when he gathered a cross from teammate Jonathan Cole and scored a goal ... started in Virginia's 5-0 victory over Lehigh and had one assist in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (11/19) ... scored the game-winning goal when Steve Totten and Alecko Eskandarian set up his goal in Virginia's 2-0 shutout victory over Maryland (11/3) ... scored UVa's first goal after Steve Totten crossed a pass in Virginia's 3-1 victory over North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C. (9/24) ... scored UVa's first goal when teammate Eric Solomon played a pass ahead to him for a breakaway goal in Virginia's 3-2 victory over Clemson (10/15) ... dished-out the game-winning assist when he connected with Alecko Eskandarian on a cross for a chip-in goal in Virginia's 6-1 victory over N.C. State (10/1) ... scored a goal and tallied an assist in Virginia's 2-2 tie with Fairfield (10/6) ... saw action in both the South Florida (9/1) and Jacksonville (9/3) games in the Virginia Soccer Classic ... played 17 minutes against Indiana (9/10) in the Maryland/Fila Invitational ... lettered.

1999: Played himself into a starting role as a forward during 18 of the 21 games he appeared in and collected 1353 minutes of playing time ... ACC Rookie-of-the-Year candidate ... went into the ACC Tournament tied as Virginia's top goal scorer with seven markers ... finished as UVa's second leading goal scorer with eight goals ... tied for fourth on the team with 20 points resulting from eight goals and four assists ... named to Soccer America's Team of the Week (9/27) ... recorded his first postseason points when he recorded an assist after he sent a crossing pass that connected with Kyle Martino, who then headed the ball into the goal for the Cavaliers first postseason score in Virginia's 2-1 triple-overtime victory over Princeton in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (11/21) ... had a huge impact for Virginia in its 3-1 victory over Brown (11/28) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament - scored UVa's first goal on a breakaway score when teammate Kenny Arena sent a midfield pass upfield - Gibbs gathered the pass, beat his defender and scored the Cavaliers first goal - later in the game he assisted on the Cavaliers' third goal scored by Sheldon Barnes when his own shot attempt was deflected and led to Barnes' score ... scored his first collegiate goal in UVa's 8-1 victory over Appalachian State (9/8) ... tallied the game-winning goal in Virginia's 2-1 victory over Virginia Tech (9/22) and in UVa's 2-0 decision over American (9/29) ... both of his assists against Mount St. Mary's (9/15) and North Carolina (9/25) were game-winning assists ... scored seven goals over an eight game span, which included four consecutive games against Virginia Tech, North Carolina, American and N.C. State ... posted his first two-goal game in Virginia's 3-0 win over Mount St. Mary's (9/15) ... lettered.

High School: Won All-America and all-state honors as a senior ... four-time all-county selection ... played with the U.S. under-18 national team ... led West Chester East in scoring in each of his four years under head coach Bob Nutting.

Personal: Born April 8, 1981 in West Chester, Pa. ... son of Larry and Belinda Mulligan-Gibbs.