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Trini Gomez
Trini Gomez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Inglewood, CA

Last College:
UCLA

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 165

Position:
MF

Experience:
2V



Briefly...
Trini Gomez begins his third year at LMU after transferring from UCLA... very skillful, composed technical midfielder... possesses great attacking flair and ideas...

At LMU... 2006... played in 18 games, starting 15... scored one goal with two assists for four points... scored the game-winning goal at Connecticut (Aug. 26), for which he was named the WCC Player of the Week for August 28... also selected to Soccer America Team of the Week (Aug. 28) and College Soccer News Team of the Week (Aug. 28)... took three shots and had an assist in the win over San Diego (Oct. 15)... recorded an assist at San Francisco (Nov. 5)... Director's List Fall 2006 and Spring 2007...

2005... LMU's leading scorer with six goals and four assists... earned WCC honorable mention honors... made a statement in just his second game with Lions, scoring two goals and adding two assists against North Florida (Sept. 5)... added another goal against Tulsa (Sept. 16)... scored LMU's game-winning goal on a bending free kick against Saint Mary's (Oct. 23)... had the only LMU goal against West Virginia (Oct. 12)... final goal of the season was at Saint Mary's (Nov. 10)... added an assist against #5 Santa Clara (Oct. 9) and Gonzaga (Oct. 28)... fourth in the WCC in goals per game... seventh in points per game... WCC Scholar-Athlete... Dean's List Spring 2006... Director's List Fall 2005...

At UCLA... 2004... played in two games, starting one... 2003... redshirted season...

High School... member of the U.S. U-17 residency program and National Team... graduated a year early to play in college... played with the U-17s for two years, earning 11 international caps... in 2002, played in 27 games with the U-17s, scoring three goals and three assists... also played with the U-14s and U-16s... 2002-03 NSCAA All-American... rated the No. 16 recruit in the nation by Soccer America... played club soccer with the Irvine Strikers, which won the State Cup and were finalists in the regional tournament...

Personal... Jose Trinidad Gomez was born on January 2, 1986 in Torrance, CA... son of Carmela Acevez and Trinidad Gomez... has one brother, Hector, and a sister, Xochitl... chose to come to LMU because of its great soccer program and proximity to home... a Biology major.

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