w-soccer Christina Gomez Bio - Loyola University Maryland Official Athletic Site

23   Christina Gomez
Christina Gomez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cary, N.C.

High School:
Northern Highlands (N.J.)

Height:
5-7

Position:
Midfield



2008 (Junior): Member of the MAAC All-Academic Team... Earned All-MAAC First Team honors... Played in 20 games, starting 19 during her junior season... Was second on the team with shots taken (45)... Had an assist against Old Dominion (8/31)... Tallied a goal in 2-1 victory over Villanova (9/26)... Scored a goal against Iona (10/3)... Recorded a goal versus St. Peters (10/10)... Took six shots and scored a goal in MAAC semifinal game versus Canisius (11/7).

2007 (Sophomore): Led the Greyhounds in goals and points during the 2007 season... Tallied eight goals and six assists for 22 points while playing in 20 games, starting 19...Named to the MAAC All-Academic Team... Scored a goal in each of Loyola's MAAC Championships games, earning MAAC All-Tournament Team honors... Assisted on Colleen Kinealy's game-winner in the MAAC Semifinals against Fairfield (11/9)... Gomez then added an insurance goal for the Greyhounds in the 78th minute... Converted a penalty kick for Loyola's second goal against Marist (11/11) in the MAAC Championship Game... Named to the SoccerBuzz Team of the Week on November 13 following the MAAC Championships... Scored a goal in four of Loyola's final five matches... Tallied two goals and assisted on Lea Day's overtime game-winner at Iona (11/4)... Scored once at Fairfield (11/2)... That goal snapped a six-game streak without a goal, her longest of the season... Assisted on two goals against Saint Peter's (10/7)... Scored against Bucknell (9/30) and notched the game-winner at Richmond (9/23)... Also assisted on a score against the Spiders.. Her first goal of the season came on a penalty kick against Wake Forest (9/7).


2006 (Freshman): Had a solid first season on the Evergreen campus... Tied for second on the team with six goals and 16 points and was tied for third on the team with four assists... Earned MAAC All-Rookie Team and the SoccerBuzz All-Mid-Atlantic Freshman team... Played in 17 games, starting 15... Had two goal outputs in wins over Canisius (10/6) and Niagara (10/8)... Earlier that week, she scored once against Lehigh (10/3) and earned MAAC Rookie of the Week honors for her efforts in the three matches... Scored her first collegiate goal at Rider (9/30)... Assisted on Carolyn Kennington's game-winner at Maryland (9/12) and also assisted on a Colleen Kinealy goal at Princeton (9/27).

High School: Earned three letters in soccer at Northern Highlands Regional High School in Allendale, N.J... Captain of the soccer team in 2005 as a senior, helping the Highlanders win the Bergen County and North Bergen Interscholastic Athletic League championships... Team also was named the 2004 county and league champions and won the county title in 2002... As a junior, Gomez earned All-County First Team and All-New Jersey honors and was nominated for All-America honors... Earned WGHT 1500 All-Area honors as a junior and senior... Tabbed All-Group IV by the Newark Star-Ledger following her senior season... In 2005, her club team, World Class, won the New Jersey State Cup, the Jefferson Cup and was a finalist at the Region I Championships... World Class also won the 2006 Jefferson Cup... Member of the National Honors Society.

Personal: Christina Gomez... Daughter of Peter and Jane Gomez... Born in Westwood, N.J... Has an older brother, Peter, and an older sister, Jenn... Majoring in elementary education.

Gomez's Career Statistics

YEAR GP GS G A Pts Shots Shot% SOG SOG% GW PK-Att
2006 17 15 6 4 16 40 .150 20 .500 1 0-0
2007 20 19 8 6 22 50 .160 29 .580 1 2-2
2008 20 19 4 1 9 45 .089 22 .489 0 1-1
2009 23 21 6 1 13 34 .176 15 .441 0 1-1
TOTAL 80 74 24 12 60 169 .142 86 .509 2 4-4