Notre Dame's victory over Oregon State at Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium) W, 1-0 on September 7, 2012.
Gives depth to Notre Dame's defense ... can play anywhere on the backline ... will look to make his collegiate debut during the 2013 campaign ... joined the Fighting Irish squad in the spring of 2012.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2012): Did not appear in a match.
AS A FRESHMAN (2011): Did not play in the fall, joined the Irish in the spring of 2012.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Played club soccer for the Dallas Texans ... finished third at the 2011 USSF Academy National Finals ... led Texans to the 2009 USYSA national title, the 2009 USYSA National League title and the 2008 USYSA Region III title ... the Texans were the North Texas State champions from 2007-09 and again in 2012 ... won 2010 Disney Cup ... attended Lovejoy High School and was the varsity team captain all four seasons ... tallied 18 goals and 68 assists throughout high school career ... a four-time all-district performer ... earned all-region accolades during his junior and senior seasons ... utility player of the year as junior and midfielder of the year as senior ... four-year captain of the varsity cross country team at Lovejoy ... led the cross country team to the 2010 3A state title ... son of Louis and Lisa Gonzales ... younger brother, Zachary, is a junior at Lovejoy ... father started for the Hartwick College men's soccer program from 1980-83 under head coach Jim Lennox ... enrolled in Notre Dame's College of Engineering as a mechanical engineering major.