Gibson Named to NFHCA Senior Team

IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa senior Esme Gibson has been named to the 2023 National Field Hockey Coaches Association Senior Team, it was announced Wednesday by the association.

Gibson scored 15 goals and had 14 assists in her career and has been a part of the defense the recorded 37 shutouts including eleven in the 2021 season. The defender, who started 96 of 98 games in her Hawkeye career, recorded 4,680 career minutes playing a key defensive role the past five seasons. 

The Worcestershire, England, native garnered first-team All-Big Ten honors this season and was a second-team All-American in 2022, a third-team All-American in 2021, and is a two-time NFHCA First-Team All-West Region honoree. 

The Hawkeyes finished the 2023 season with a 13-6 overall record and an NCAA Sweet Sixteen appearance.