Getting to know Taylor Gibson
Taylor Gibson is one of nine incoming freshmen for the Golden Eagles.
Aug. 23, 2012
Taylor Gibson is one of nine incoming freshmen for the Golden Eagles. She is a native of Guntersville, Ala., where she played high school volleyball at Guntersville High School. While at Guntersville High School, Gibson was a setter and amassed over 5,800 career assists. She led her team to three straight state titles while earning all-state accolades.
Full name: Taylor Celeste Gibson
As I want it to appear: Taylor Gibson
Nicknames: T-Gib, Tay
Birthdate: October 12
Family members: Brad and Marcia Gibson, Whitt Gibson 14
Family member who competed in college sports: My dad, Brad, played football at Wofford College
Hobbies include hanging out with friends and family, being on the lake, listening to music
Volunteer activities: none yet
Organizations on campus: no
Why Southern Miss? I fell in love with the campus and the atmosphere. The people are so nice and I just felt welcome.
Movie- Hunger Games
Sports team- Alabama
Vacation spot- beach
TV show- Dance Moms
Place on campus- coliseum
Cartoon character- Bugs Bunny
Volleyball player- Misty May-Treanor
Started volleyball: 5th grade
Most memorable match: When we first won state my sophomore year
Best road trip: Minneapolis, Minnesota
If I wasn't playing college volleyball, I would probably be focusing on school and just getting my degree.
My role models are my grandparents.
Talent I would like to have: to be able to play an instrument
One thing I have to do before I turn 40 is go to Australia.
Career plans: graduate with a bachelors in nursing then go back in a few years and get my masters
If I could bring one thing from my hometown it would be all my friends and our beautiful lake.
Greatest invention of the last 100 years is the cell phone
Greatest fear: snakes
Greatest achievements: national honor society and winning three consecutive state championships in volleyball
The fictional figure I would like to meet is Jacob Black (Twilight).
Most famous person I've met: Willie Robertson from Duck Dynasty
If I could have one superpower it would be the power of invisibility.
If I was Coach Abbey for the day, I would make practice as fun as possible.
The best thing about Hattiesburg is there are a lot of things to do.
My favorite thing about Southern Miss volleyball is that everyone gets along.
I can't live without my family and friends.