Marshall misses qualifying for C-USA tournament by 1.5 games
Marshall doubles five times in victory over Mountaineers
ECU wins its fifth straight series
Final home series for Herd's eight seniors
Memphis wins by scores of 1-0 and 9-6
Career Notes: Smooth swing with quick bat speed...younger brother of Victor Gomez...great glove at 1B but has also seen time in left field...led the team in hitting in 2012...ranks sixth all-time at Marshall in games played (199), fifth in at-bats (648), seventh in hits (187), third in doubles (42), and seventh in walks (90).
2013: Held the team's third-best average of .275 over 52 games (all starts)...hit eight doubles, a triple, and two homers...drove in 24 runs and scored 18...batted .302 (19-for-63) in March and .313 (20-for-64) in April...recorded multiple hits in 16 games and three hits in four games...belted a home run and drove in three runs in a victory over No. 19 Houston (4/5)...went 3-for-3 with a double, three RBI's and a run in game two of a doubleheader against Northern Kentucky (3/9)...drew three walks in game one of that doubleheader...saw his season average climb to a team-leading .333 after a 3-for-4 outing at Radford (3/23).
2012: Led the Thundering Herd in hitting with a .316 average...held the highest average among the team for 56% of the season...drove in a team-high 39 RBIs (tied for ninth in Conference USA at conclusion of regular season)...notched back-to-back three-hit games against Charleston Southern (2/25-2/26)...recorded a team-most 17 multihit games with 12 multi-RBI games...hit three homers, including long balls in back-to-back games against Eastern Michigan (3/2-3/3)...led the team and ranked third in C-USA with 17 doubles...slugged .442.
2011: Played in 43 games - primarily in left field - and started in 36...batted .252 (30-for-119)...slugged .387 with four doubles and four homeruns...boasted six multi-hit games and even strung together a six-game hit streak where he went 7-for-18 (.300) with two homeruns...drove in 21 runs and scored 16 more...recorded 2 outfield assists.
2010: Emerged as the everyday first baseman...played in 51 games and made 34 starts...hit at an even .300 (39-for-130) clip...finished second on the team in doubles with 13...collected 19 RBI and scored 17 runs...seven multi-hit and three multi-RBI games...produced an eight-game hit streak (4/21-5/1)...during a six-game span went 10-for-21 (5/18-5/27)...went a perfect 3-for-3 against Memphis (4/3)...connected for his first collegiate homer vs. Coppin State (4/21).
High School: Four-year starter at La Salle HS...tallied a .385 batting average with four homers and 26 RBI senior year...three-time Miami Herald All-Miami Dade County honorable mention selection...set the school single-season ERA (1.24) record as a freshman in 2006...team won district title in 2007...named Athlete of the Year at La Salle HS.
Personal: Born Jan. 7, 1991...son of Nevada Alba and Victor Gomez...has one brother, Victor, who holds numerous Marshall baseball records and was drafted to the Atlanta Braves organization...majoring in exercise physiology.