Wurzberger on Gomez: "Jay will be one of our senior leaders who will play an important role in our team's success."
1998 (Junior): Scored a goal in his first career appearance for UW, a 9-1 MPSF win over UC Santa Barbara...also saw time in a 4-0 victory over Cal Poly-SLO.
1997: Redshirted the season.
Played valuable minutes for the Titans off the bench for two seasons, appearing in 36 of the team's 40 games in 1995 and 1996...as a sophomore, scored two goals and had one assist...both goals were game-winners...took 10 shots on the season...netted five balls during his freshman campaign, three of them game-winners, and had one assist.
Played club soccer for the Cal Stars...four-year letterman at Alta Loma for coach Mike Collins...scored 57 goals and dished out 40 assists throughout his high school career that included two CIF championships and four league titles...his 1993 squad was ranked fifth in the nation by Soccer America...was first-team all-league for three years and first-team all-CIF as a senior...also was a standout football player...named second-team all-CIF as a senior...won the league's 800-meter title as a junior and qualified for the CIF meet his sophomore year.
Jay Kevin Gomez was born on Jan. 2, 1977, in Upland, Calif...Parents are Jerry and Joni Gomez...sociology major.
GOMEZ'S Career Statistics
Year GP-GS Goals Assists Points Shots GWG
1998 2-0 1 0 2 1 0