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50  Paul Gonzalez
Paul Gonzalez

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Fort Worth, Texas

High School:
All Saints Episcopal

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 219

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
12/09/1986

Experience:
2L

B/T:
R/R


2008 SEASON
Totaled eight relief appearances during his sophomore season ... ended the year with an 8.68 ERA and a 0-0 record ... logged 9 1/3 innings of work, including a season-high two innings against Central Arkansas on March 4.

2007 SEASON
An injury cut his season short at the end of April but still finished as one of Tech's most consistent pitchers out of the bullpen ... ended the season with 20 appearance, all in relief ... tallied a 4-2 record along with one save ... posted a 4.81 ERA (third best on the team) through 33 2/3 innings of work ... struckout 30 and issued only eight walks ... earned his first win as a Red Raider on Tuesday, Feb. 27 against New Mexico in Albuquerque ... entered the game in the sixth inning with Tech trailing 8-5 ... pitched four shutout innings and retired 11 of the 12 batters he faced (one walk) ... logged 3 1/3 innings of relief against UNLV on March 6 and earned his second win of the season ... allowed two runs on three hits and fanned three Rebel hitters ... picked up his third win of the season against Nebraska on St. Patrick's Day (March 17) ... logged the final inning of work and kept the Huskers from taking a lead despite having a runner on third with no outs ... suffered a season-ending ligament pull in his right shoulder against Missouri on April 28 ... was called out of the bullpen in relief but never threw an actual pitch as the injury occured during the warm-up.

HIGH SCHOOL
Graduated from All Saints Episcopal High School (Fort Worth) in May of 2006 ... lettered in both baseball and football ... led his baseball team to a Division II third-place finish ... was an All- SPC, All-Zone and All-State selection his sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... tallied more than 400 strikeouts in his career with less than 20 walks ... on the football field his team won the division championship and he was tabbed by Dave Campbell's "Texas Football Magazine" as a player to watch for.

PERSONAL
Born on December 9, 1986, in San Antonio, Texas ... son of Mike and Cynthia Gonzalez ... father is a teacher and a graduate of Trinity University...his mother is a sales director for Microsoft ... has one older brother - Mike ... enjoys running, and playing baseball...majoring in exercise and sports science.

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