Matt Gibbons
Matt Gibbons
Height: 6-2
Weight: 160
Year: Senior
Hometown: Yorba Linda, Calif.
High School: Orange Lutheran
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Dunster

Senior • 2012
Rowed for the third varsity eight all season and once for varsity four B ... Helped the third varsity eight with a runner-up time of 6:42.321, five seconds clear of third-place Navy at EARC Sprints ... Helped in win at the HYP regatta and secure the Vogel Cup for the 35th time ... Took second place in regatta against Cornell and Penn.

Junior • 2011
Raced with the third varsity eight … Contributed to a third-place finish for the third varsity eight at the Eastern Sprints, ahead of Cornell, Princeton, Penn and Dartmouth … Finished ahead of No. 8 Dartmouth by more than 12 seconds on April 16 … Also contributed to the third varsity wins against Delaware and Penn.

Sophomore • 2010
Rowed in the third varsity eight, usually in the six seat, throughout the season … Helped the boat to runner-up finish at EARC Sprints while Harvard finished second as a team … Contributed to third varsity wins against Princeton, Navy, Penn and Delaware … Part of victorious varsity four A against Georgetown.

Member of the freshman eight that won a silver medal at Sprints, went 7-2 in dual racing and helped the Crimson win the Jope Cup as overall league champions.

Before Harvard

Captained tennis team ... Named MVP in 2006 ... Earned first-team league honors  ... Father, Michael was a 1978 graduate of Harvard ... Avid mountain climber.