Juan Gomez
Juan Gomez
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Bogota, Colombia
Previous School(s): West River Academy

Honors and Awards:

2017-18 (Senior): Appeared in nine events, playing in 22 rounds in his senior campaign ... Averaged 76.14 strokes per round ... Finished in the top 10 in three events ... Fired a low round of 68 in the opening round of the U.C. Ferguson Classic on Sept. 11 ... Tied for fifth place with an even-par total of 144 (71-73) in the season-opening Southwestern Christian Fall Invite ... Named an NSAA Scholar-Athlete.  

2016-17 Season (Junior): Appeared in 22 rounds on the season … Recorded a scoring average of 77.18 … Shot par or better in four rounds … Fired a season-best 70 on three occasions (twice at the U.C. Ferguson Classic and once at the SGU Fall Cavalier Classic) … Tied for fifth place at the SGU Fall Cavalier Classic.

2015-16 Season (Sophomore): Earned first team all-NSAA accolades after placing second at the NSAA Championships ... Also finished second at the Nebraska Intercollegiate Classic ... Recorded a team second-best 76.22 stroke average on the season ... Fired a 2-under 70 in the first round at the Grand View Spring Classic on April 18.

2014-15 Season (Freshman): Earned first team all-MCAC honors … Played in 11 tournaments … posted an average score of 77.5 … Fired a season-low 71 in the first round of the Southwestern Christian Invitational (Sept. 2).

2013-14 Season (Redshirt): Did not compete in any tournaments.

High School: Attended West River Academy ... Coached by Monica Tamayo and Brian Moore ... Scoring average was 75 ... Finished in first place at the 2012 Junior World Golf Championships and the Latin America Championships ... Also played soccer.

Personal: Son of Gloria Gomez ... Born on July 30, 1994, in Bogota, Colombia ... Majoring in business administration and management.