David Gomez
David  Gomez

Whittier, Calif.

High School:
Bishop Amat HS

Last College:
Cerritos College


Fresno State: (2004) First-Team All-WAC designated hitter ... made 18 starts at DH and at first base ... batted .329 with 23 hits and eight doubles in conference play ... registered 13 multi-hit games and 6 multi-RBI performances ... collected a career high tying three hits at Hawaii (5/13) ... broke a 2-2 tie in the sixth with a run scoring double to key a four-run rally ... delivered a two-run single in Fresno State's five-run seventh at Nevada (4/18) ... also walked in a run to tally a career high tying three RBI ... also tallied three RBI and three hits vs. Louisiana Tech (4/30) ... blasted his second home run of the year in the sixth inning vs. Hawai'i (4/25) ... went back-to-back with Brandon Marcelli ... dropped a run scoring double down the right field line in the first inning off Rice's Jeff Niemann (3/28) ... socked his first home run of the year with a two-run blast against BYU (3/13) ... hit a game-winning, bases loaded RBI single with one out in the ninth inning against Dallas Baptist (3/6) ... logged three hits against Cal (2/22) ... was 3-7 (.429) as a pinch hitter this season ...delivered a pinch hit game-tying RBI single in the sixth inning at UCLA (2/15) ... was 2-4 at UCLA (2/13) to tally his first career multi-hit game in his first start at first base ... laced a pinch hit RBI double in the seventh against Cal Poly (2/10) ... first career hit.

Cerritos College: Two-year letterwinner as a first baseman under head coach Gerardo Perez ... batted .340 for the 2003 season ... hit .327 during conference play his freshman year.

Other Teams: 2000 Los Angeles Dodgers Elite Team ... competed in the 2000 Junior Olympic Tournament with the bronze-medal winning West Covina Cardinals.

Bishop Amat High School: Two-year letterwinner under head coach Ken Kendrena ... led team to 2001 CIF Championship with a 27-2 record ... hit .265 with two homers and 26 RBI ... also had 22 walks ... batted .385 with three home runs and 24 RBI as a junior ... team posted a 24-5 ledger ... two-time first-team All-Del Rey League selection ... also lettered in football as an offensive guard his sophomore year.

Personal: Luis David Gomez Jr. was born on Aug. 6, 1983, in Whittier, Calif. ... son of L. David and Nidia Gomez ... father is a C.P.A. and mother is a homemaker ... has one brother, Paul, and one sister, Breanna ... majoring in business ... wants to be an attorney ... enjoys playing pool and going to the beach ... favorite athlete is Lou Gerhig ... lists one of his biggest athletic thrills as winning the 2001 CIF Championship at Dodger Stadium ... chose to attend Fresno State because of the campus, facilities and the college-town atmosphere.

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