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    Joe Gomez
    Joe Gomez
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Carol Stream, Ill.

    High School:
    Glenbard North

    Height / Weight:
    5-4 / 133

    Birthdate:
    01/09/1985

    2006-07: Finished second with a record of 3-1 at the Dubuque Open ... Went 0-1 at the Missouri Open.

    2005-06: Beat Dan Stanton (Augustana) in a dual ... Went 2-4 in open tournaments.

    2004-05: Redshirt season ... Placed second at the Missouri Open.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Two-time Illinois State Champion ... Four-time sectional champion ... Four-time regional champion ... Four-time conference champion ... Four-time letterwinner for wrestling ... Most high school career wins in Illinois history (192-5) ... Participated in Cliff Keen Dream Team Classic Dual ... Rated the No. 13 recruit in the country by Intermat.

    PERSONAL: Full given name is Joseph Jesus Gomez ... Born Jan. 9, 1985 ... Lives with his uncle, Hector and his aunt, Frances ... Biggest thrill was winning his first state title as a freshman ... Favorite athlete is Muhammad Ali because he is so positive and fears no one ... Plans to coach and teach after finishing school ... Says his uncle, Hector, has most influenced his wrestling career because he has always been there to push him.

    GOMEZ' CAREER RECORD

    Year      W      L      F      Big Ten      NCAA
    2005-06   3      4      0      ---          ---
    2006-07   3      2      3      ---          ---
    Total     6      6      3
    

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