COLLEGIATE CAREER: 2011 (Creighton) - Named to the Missouri Valley Conference Second Team, finishing tied for third on the team with four goals and tied for the squad lead with eight assists ... Finished the season with three game-winning goals, tying him for third on the team ... Started in 20 of the 21 matches he played in ... Scored his first goal of the season at UMKC (Aug. 31), also assisting on a pair of goals for a season-high four points in the match ... Scored the lone goal, a game-winner, in the 1-0 win over Fordham (Sept. 9) ... Tied his season-high with a pair of assists in Creighton’s 3-1 win over No. 7 UC Irvine (Oct. 15) ... Both assists came on teammate Ethan Finlay’s first two goals of the match en route to his hat trick ... Had the lone assist in Creighton’s first MVC win of the season over Bradley, a 1-0 win (Oct. 19.) ... Had single assists in back-to-back MVC wins over Central Arkansas (3-0 on Oct. 29) and Evansville (2-0 on Nov. 5) ... One of four players with three assists for the Bluejays during conference play ... Scored the match-winning goal in the MVC semifinal over Bradley to advance the Bluejays to the tournament final ... Helped propel Creighton over Northern Illinois in the second round of the NCAA Tournament (Nov. 20) ... Took a season-high five shots in Creighton’s 1-0 win that advanced the Bluejays to their first College Cup in nine years.
2010 (Creighton) – Named to the Missouri Valley Conference First Team and NSCAA All-Midwest Region Third Team after finishing third in the MVC with nine assists and 19 points ... Ranked 16th in the NCAA in assists per game and 19th in total assists ... Made an immediate impact by recording at least one point in each of his first six matches, the first Bluejay to notch a six-match point streak since Brian Biggerstaff in 2004 ... Scored a goal in his Creighton debut at Loyola (Ill.) on Sept. 1 ... Tallied at least one assist in four straight matches (Sept. 4-17), dishing six in that span, including two against UNC Greensboro (Sept. 4) in his home debut and two against DePaul (Sept. 11) ... Named MVC Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 13) after assisting all three goals Creighton scored during the week he was honored ... Scored overtime game-winning goal against Dartmouth (Sept. 19) to earn The Hotels at Grand Prairie Classic All-Tournament Team honors ... Also had the game-winning score against Eastern Illinois (Oct. 1) ... Scored a goal and added an assist in NCAA Tournament win over New Mexico (Nov. 18).
2008 (Cal State Fullerton) – Started 11 of the 15 matches in which he appeared for the Titans (5-14-1) during the 2008 season ... Led the team with five assists ... Scored his only goal of the season against Cal State Northridge on Nov. 5.
PREP CAREER: Three-year varsity starter ... Tabbed team MVP following his sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... Named first-team all-city as a junior and senior ... Honored with the Coaches Award as a senior ... Tabbed MVP of the Orange County All-Star Game in 2008 ... Played club soccer for the OSC Rage.
PERSONAL: The son of Margarito Gomez and Bertha Gonzalez, Jose was born on Oct. 23, 1990 in Mexico City, Mexico ... The oldest of four children, Diana (17), Erick (14) and Jennifer (9) ... Graphic design major.
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