Christina Gibbons

#31 Christina Gibbons - Defender

Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
Date of Birth: 12/30/1994
Height: 5-6
College: Duke University
How Acquired: Trade with Utah Royals FC (12/29/17)

BIO: Christina Gibbons, 22, was the no. 5 overall selection of FC Kansas City in the 2017 NWSL College Draft after a standout career at Duke University. While playing for the Blue Devils, she started in 87 of the 88 matches she appeared, earning NSCAA All-America honors twice and All-ACC First Team accolades on three occasions.

During her rookie season for FC Kansas City in 2017, Gibbons started 23 of 24 contests and played a total of 2083 minutes, which was the most of any field player on the roster. She also made significant contributions to the FC Kansas City attack, registering a goal and team second-best three assists. The Cincinnati, Ohio, native has competed at the international level, representing the United States on both the U-20 and U-23 stage.

Following the 2017 NWSL season, Gibbons played in Australia for Melbourne Victory of the Westfield W-League.