5 - Mike Gibson
Mike Gibson
Height: 5-7
Weight: 165
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Natick, Mass.
High School: Natick
Position: M
Major: Materials Science and Engineering

2013: Played in 10 games, started two...21 groundballs...31-of-62 in faceoffs...0.500 faceoff percentage...won six of his nine faceoffs and posted four groundballs versus UMass Dartmouth (3/13)...totaled six groundballs and a 5-of-9 faceoff performance against Wentworth (3/20)...scored a goal versus Regis (4/17)...Pilgrim League academic all-conference...graduates tied for ninth all-time at MIT in caused turnovers (12).

2012: Played in all 15 games...five goals...four assists...nine points...46 groundballs...nine caused turnovers...79-of-192 in faceoffs...ranked fourth on the team in assists and fifth in groundballs and caused turnovers...posted one goal and two assists, including the helper that resulted in the game-winning goal, in a double-overtime battle at UMass Boston (4/3)...registered two goals and six groundballs while going 13-of-18 in faceoffs at Regis (4/18)...collected a career-high eight groundballs against Wentworth (3/20)...tallied five groundballs, two caused turnovers, and went 11-of-18 in faceoffs versus Springfield (4/7)...Pilgrim League academic all-conference.

2011: Played in 10 games...four groundballs...recorded a caused turnover at Massachusetts Maritime (4/9).

2010: Played in 11 games...10 groundballs...13-of-38 in faceoffs...had two groundballs against UMass Dartmouth (3/31) and Salem State (4/13).

Off the Field at MIT: Majoring in materials science and engineering...completed internships with MIT Institute for Soldier Nanotechnology, 24M Technologies (a lithium-ion battery startup), and the Quantum Theory of Materials Group at the Weizmann Institute for Science...researched semi-solid flow cells with Professor Carter...studied modified resists for two-photon lithography under Professor Ned Thoms...currently developing materials for clean energy applications...named Outstanding Sophomore and Senior in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering...Mathworks Scholar...Sigma Chi vice-president...counselor at Camp Kesem...MIT Educational Studies Program instructor.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Natick High School...played on the varsity team for two years...was also the captain of the wrestling team...runner-up at Division II state championship (140 pounds) as a junior...two-time state and all-state place-winner...led team to state finals his senior year...National Honor Society...National Merit Scholarship finalist.