University of Iowa Athletics

#15 Esme Gibson

Class Jr.
Hometown Worcestershire, England
High School Repton School, Derbyshire
Esme Gibson - Field Hockey - University of Iowa Athletics


  • Played all 18 games, tallying two goals, two assists, and 14 shots.
  • Named to NFHCA All-West Region Second Team and All-Big Ten Tournament Team
  • Earned NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad and Academic All-Big Ten honors


  • Notched her first collegiate goal against Ohio State (Nov. 7)
  • Tallied two assists on the season against California (Sept. 13) and Penn State (Oct. 13)
  • Started all 22 games of the season
  • Played all 60 minutes in 18 games
  • Letterwinner

High School

  • First team honoree and sports scholar at Repton School
  • Winner of 2018 and 2019 EH U18 Outdoor School Nationals, 2019 Independent Schools Hockey Cup, and 2019 EH Indoor Schools silver medalist
  • Participated in 2016,’17, and ’18 Futures Cup and member of England U16 team in 2016-17 and England U18 in 2017-18
  • Secured promotion to North League for Belper Hockey club in 2018-19
  • Voted players’ player of the season in 2017-18 for Cannock Hockey club in the national league conference west
  • Guested for Repton hockey club U18 team, the winners of EH tier 2 nationals
  • Member of Stourport Hockey Club (2015-17), winning national finals and bronze medal in 2017 and first team member in back-to-back year
  • Academic scholar (2017-19), UK math challenge bronze and silver medalist, and UK biology Olympiad bronze and silver medalist


  • Born May 19, 2001
  • Parents Judy and Robert Gibson were college rowers at Mansfield College of the University of Oxford
  • One sibling: Jack (22)
  • Undecided major