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2008-09 Men's Soccer
#15
Manuel Gonzalez
Manuel Gonzalez

POS.5-8
HT.142
WT.M
YR.Fr.
HOMETOWNPompano Beach, Fla.
PREVIOUS SCHOOLNortheast HS

Sophomore: Competed in 10 matches in 2009... Finished with two goals, one assist, 19 shots, and 11 shots on goal... Registered four shots on goal and played a season-high 74 minutes vs. Florida Atlantic (9/7/09)... Recorded two goals with three shots on goal in a 4-0 victory over Belmont (10/9/09)... Tallied an assist in a 2-1 defeat of Mercer (10/22/09)... Fired a season-high five shots in the season finale vs. Stetson (11/1/09). 

Freshman: Earned A-Sun All-Academic honors...Started in all 17 games he appeared in...Made collegiate debut at Ohio State (8/30/08)...Finished the season with three goals, two assists, and 18 shots on goal...Tallied first collegiate goal in a 2-1 loss to Seattle (9/12/08)...Recorded an assist and a shot on goal in a 3-2 loss at Campbell (10/4/08)...Had a goal and two shots on goal during a 7-1 win over North Florida (10/17/08).

High School: Member of the Region III and Florida state ODP team in both 2006 and 2007...Invited to the prestigious Adidas ESP camp in 2007, which selects the nation’s top high school players for a week of training and competition...Named to the Adidas ESP All-Star team, and was a starter in the ESP All-Star game...A member of the Weston Fury Soccer Club that won the Super Y League National Championship and finished second in the Dallas Cup in 2004...Played for Northeast High School in Oakland Park, Fla., where he was appointed first-team All-Broward County and competed in the Broward County Senior All-Star Game.

Personal: Undecided major...Son of Daniel and Esperanza Gonzalez...Born June 3, 1990.