Chance Gibson '25 December 20, 2021 1:49 PM updated: December 20, 2021 2:15 PM
Chance M. Gibson
January 24, 2003 - December 18, 2021
Chance Gibson, who was on the cross country and track & field teams, passed away due to an automobile accident Saturday, December 18, 20121. Chance was returning home to the Houston area for the holiday break.
Gibson, who was a two-sport athlete at The Woodlands, had just completed his first semester in college.
Gibson during the fall season competed in the Aggie Opener 5k and the Texas A&M Invitational 8k.
Chance, the son of Jana and Spencer Gibson, was a three-time letterman in cross country and track & field at The Woodlands High School where he was coached by Juris Green. Gibson helped The Woodlands cross country team be the Class 6A state runner-up in 2019 and to a third-place finish in 2020. In ’20, he was the team’s third-fastest runner and finished 24th overall. Gibson as a senior on the track was the 13-6A runner-up in the 3,200 meters (9 minutes, 33.11 seconds) and was fourth in the 1,600 (4:24.27). He advanced to regionals and was fourth in the 1,600 (4:17.98) and was fifth in the 3,200 (9:30.37).
He grew up in an Aggie family with his father (Class of 2001) and uncles Jeff Gibson '99, Jonny Gibson '03 and Dave Gibson '04 all graduates of Texas A&M. Chance had one older sibling, Kara, and two younger siblings, Caden and Cambree.
Funeral arrangements are pending and further obituary information is forthcoming.