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Levi Gipson
Position: Sprints
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
High School: Lincoln Christian
Personal Bests
Indoor
200 meters: 22.36
400 meters: 47.52
600 meters: 1:17.65, 1:16.84o
800 meters: 1:54.63, 1:53.68o
Outdoor
Long Jump: 22-4 1/2 (6.81)
100m: 10.94
200m: 21.37, 21.25w
400m: 46.44
800m: 1:57.17

NCAA Championships
2014 (I): 4x400, 3:05.25 (2nd)
2013 (O): 4x400, 3:06.96 (16th)
2013 (I): 4x400, 3:07.63 (7th)

All-American
2014 Indoor All-American 4x400-meter Relay
2013 Outdoor 4x400-meter Relay (Second-Team)
2013 Indoor 4x400-meter Relay (First-Team)

All-Big Ten
2014 First-Team (600 meters)
2013 First-Team (4x400-mter Relay)

Big Ten Champion

2014 Big Ten Indoor Champion - 600 meters
2013 Big Ten Outdoor Champion- 4x400 meters
2013 Big Ten Indoor Champion- 4x400 meters

School Record
Indoor 4x400- 3:06.93 (Tyson Invitational - 2/15/14)

Big Ten Championships
2014 (I): 600m, 1:17.56p/1:17.07o (1st); 4x400, 3:07.72o (2nd)
2013 (O): 400m. 46.44 (2nd); 4x400-meter Relay, 3:07.87 (1st)
2013 (I): 600m, 1:16.84 (3rd); First-Team All-Big Ten
 
Academics
Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2014)
Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2012, 2013; Spring 2013)
USTFCCCA All-Academic Team (2013)
 
2014 (Sophomore)
Levi Gipson and his 4x400-meter relay teammates smashed the NU school record with a time of 3:05.25 at the NCAA Indoor Championships in a runner-up finish... captured the 2014 Big Ten Indoor title in the 600 meters with a time of 1:17.07 on the oversized track at the SPIRE Institute, earning first-team All-Big Ten honors… also set the school record earlier in the year as part of the 4x400-meter relay team with a time of 3:06.93 at the Tyson Invitational… finished runner-up with his 4x400-meter relay team at the 2014 Big Ten Indoor Championships with a time of 3:07.72… recorded a personal-best time of 1:17.65 in the 600 meters at the Holiday Inn Invitational to finish second, a time that ranked third all-time in the NU record books… claimed top honors with a personal-best time of 1:54.63 at the NWU Invitational in the 800 meters… clocked a personal-best 47.52 in the 400 meters at the Frank Sevigne Invite to finish fourth… earned the top prize as part of the 4x400-meter relay team at the Holiday Inn Invitational with a time of 3:11... captured the title with his 4x400-meter relay teammates with a time of 3:12.99 at the Mark Colligan Memorial... finished in the top spot as part of the 4x400 relay squad in a time of 3:09.80 at the Frank Sevigne Invite… captured the top prize in the DMR at the Holiday Inn Invitational with a time of 9:51.70.

2013 (Freshman)

Gipson earned first-team All-America honors during the 2013 indoor season, helping the men’s 4x400-meter relay team to a seventh-place at the NCAA Indoor Championships with a then-school record time of 3:07.63... earned second-team All-America accolades at the 2013 NCAA Outdoor Championships with a time of 3:06.96 in the 4x400-meter relay... came in second in the 400 meters at the 2013 Big Ten Outdoor Championships with a personal-best time of 46.44... helped the men’s 4x400-meter relay team to a first-place finish at the conference championships with a time of 3:07.87... earned first-team All-Big Ten honors... led the men’s 4x400-meter relay team to a first-place finish at the Drake Relays with a time of 3:03.79 to tie for third all-time in the Nebraska record books... set a personal-best wind-aided mark of 21.25 in the 200 meters at the Nebraska Quad... finished third in the 600 meters at the 2013 Big Ten Indoor Championships, recording a personal-best time of 1:16.84... his time ranks first in oversized track times in the 600 meters at Nebraska... posted a personal-best time of 22.36 in the 200 meters at the NWU Invite... notched a personal-best time of 48.53  in the 400 meters at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invite... recorded a time of 1:18.91 in the 600 meters at the Mark Colligan Memorial... posted a time of 1:53.68 in the 800 meters at the Iowa State Qualifier... claimed spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall and spring semesters.

Before Nebraska (Lincoln Christian)
Gipson came to Nebraska from Lincoln Christian High School where he produced an outstanding high school career...was the 2012 Nebraska Class C state champion in the 800 meters (1:57.15) and the 400 meters (48.61)... was the 2011 Nebraska Class C state champion in the long jump (22-4 1/2) and the 400 meters (48.64)... finished second in the 100 meters (11.01) and 200 meters (22.25) in 2011... helped Lincoln Christian to a fourth-place Class C finish at the 2011 state meet and a fifth-place finish in 2012... was also an all-state performer for the 2010-11 Nebraska Class C-2 state championship basketball team and the 2011 Nebraska Class C-2 state semifinalist football team.

High School Honors
2012 Nebraska Class C State Champion- 800 meters
2012 Nebraska Class C State Champion- 400 meters
2011 Nebraska Class C State Champion- Long Jump
2011 Nebraska Class C State Champion- 400 meters
 
Personal
Levi is the son of Blake and Julie Gipson... was born on Oct. 26, 1993... is a nutrition, exercise and health science major at Nebraska.
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