Vanessa Gomez selected to the softball All-MEAC Team
UMES unable to avoid season sweep by Delaware State
Lady Hornets take two from UMES
Morgan State rallies to down Lady Hawks
Lady Bears rally in game one; UMES' comeback falls short in game two
2015 "The Harry's" (Photo by Lloydlee Heite)
UMES Softball v. Coppin State at Hawks Field (Photos by Randy Stadler
UMES Softball taking on Coppin State at Hawks Field (Photos by Lloydlee Heite)
Photos from 2014 UMES Street Sweep featuring student-athletes
UMES Softball versus Delaware State University at Hawks Field (Photos by Lloydlee Heite)
2015 (Junior): Played and started all 39 games ... voted as the squad's Most Valuable Player (MVP) ... ranked among the best in the conference in several offensive categories as she finished ninth in batting average (.368), tenth in on-base percentage (.439), seventh in doubles (9), and third in stolen bases (20) ... named to the Spartan Invitational All-Tournament Team ... won MEAC Player of the Week honors (February 23) ... had a team-high 12 multi-hit performances ... posted a five-game hitting streak ... recorded a multi-RBI game ... reached base in 12 consecutive games ... Made her season debut as an outfielder against Youngstown State (February 6) and went 3-of-4 with two runs scored and two stolen bases ... went 2-of-2 with a double, walk, and run scored versus Presbyterian (February 7) ... tallied a run scored and walk against St. John's (February 8) ... went 3-of-3 with a double, triple, stolen base, and run scored versus Bryant (February 20) ... registered a hit and stolen base against Bryant (February 21) ... produced a double versus Drexel (March 13) ... recorded a hit, walk, and RBI at North Carolina A&T (March 14) ... went 2-of-3 with two runs scored at North Carolina A&T (March 15) ... had career-highs in hits (4), runs scored (3), and RBIs (5) at Savannah State (March 17) ... went 2-of-4 with a double, RBI, and run scored at South Carolina State (March 18) ... tallied a hit and stolen base in game one at Howard (March 21) ... went 2-of-4 with a double, RBI, and run scored in game two at Howard (March 21) ... registered three stolen bases and two walks at Howard (March 22) ... recorded a triple and run scored at UMBC (March 25) ... went 2-of-4 with a stolen base and run scored versus Coppin State (March 31) ... had two stolen bases, a walk, and run scored against Coppin State (April 1) ... manufactured a hit and RBI in game one at Norfolk State (April 3) ... produced a stolen base, walk, and run scored in game two at Norfolk State (April 3) ... went 2-of-2 with a stolen base, walk, and run scored in game one versus South Carolina State (April 16) ... registered a double, stolen base, walk, RBI, and run scored in game two against South Carolina State (April 16) ... tallied a walk and run scored versus Hampton (April 18) ... notched a hit and run scored against Hampton (April 19) ... recorded a hit and walk versus Delaware (April 22) ... went 2-of-3 with two runs scored, a RBI, walk, and stolen base versus Morgan State (April 25) ... went 2-of-4 with two doubles and a stolen base against Morgan State (April 26) ... had two hits, including a double, at Delaware State (May 2) ... tallied two stolen bases, a hit, and run scored at Delaware State (May 3).
2013 (Freshman):All-MEAC Second Team honoree ... Led UMES in seven offensive categories including hits (51), triples (four), stolen bases (31) and walks (24) ... MEAC leader in stolen bases ... second on team with seven doubles and third in batting average (.304) and on-base percentage (.391) ... played four different positions at RF, LF, 1B and C ... had 15 games with atleast two hits ... posted five games with three hits ... was 8-for-19 with eight stolen bases in UMES' season-opening series against St. Peters ... posted first career double in UMES' 11-10 victory over Savannah State (March 15) and was 2-for-5 with three RBI, two runs and one SB ... had four instances with four-game hit-streaks ... registered first career triple in 5-2 loss at Coppin State (March 30) ... went 9-for-17 in five game span from April 6-17.
High School: Graduated from Belleville High Schoolthis past spring (2012)... played four varsity sports including basketball (2008-11), cheerleading (2008-10), soccer (2011-12) and softball (2008-12) ... named an All-Conference selection in basketball ... posted over 100 hits in her softball career ... recieved Spanish III honors as a junior ... honored as a Spanish IV AP as a senior ... played club softball with the Lady Yellow Jackets (N.J.).
Personal: Born Sept. 16, 1994 in Hoboken, N.J. ... daughter of Juan Gomez and has two sisters ... pre-game superstitions include putting her clothes on a certain way before thegame ... personal best sports moment is hitting her 100th career hit at Belleville in 2012 against Bloomfield ... lists her father as her biggest influence because he taught her everything she knows and has always been her biggest supporter ... lists her father as her role model ... plans to become a physical therapist and aspires to open her own athletic training center after graduation from UMES ... hobbies outside of sports include spending time with family and friends ... favorite movie is A League Of Their Own.GOMEZ'S CAREER STATISTICS