by Luke Winstel, sports information student
HICKORY, N.C. – Former Georgia College Women's Basketball standout, Kadesha Gibbs (2016) was inducted to the Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) Athletics Hall of Fame Dec. 2.
She began her career there and helped lead the Red Hawks to a program-best 30-1 record during the 2012-13 season, including a Region Championship. Gibbs owns CVCC records for highest field goal percentage (61.3 in 2013-14) and rebounds (288 in 2012-13) in a season and earned first team All-American status after the 2013-14 season.
After transferring to Georgia College, Gibbs posted spectacular numbers in her senior season, averaging 31 minutes, 15.5 points, and 8.8 rebounds per game. She played 55 total games in two years for the Bobcats and was a 2015-16 All-Peach Belt Conference (PBC) First Team selection.
The Georgia College Department of Athletics, two-time winners of the PBC Commissioner's Cup and the 2017 PBC Sportsmanship Institution of the Year, sponsors 11 varsity athletic programs at the NCAA Division II level. As a Division II program, Bobcat Athletics prides itself on balancing the life of the student-athlete, evidenced by the teams' multiple appearances in post-season competition as well as documented academic success and community-service involvement. Sign up at @GCBobcats on Twitter and Facebook for up-to-the-minute reports, and visit GCBobcats.PhotoReflect.com to purchase photo prints from home athletic contests.