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Romy Gonzalez

position

Third Base

Height

6-2

Weight

200 lbs.

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Miami, Fla.

B/T

R

High School

American Senior HS

Romy Gonzalez - Baseball - University of Miami Athletics

Junior (2018): Started 52 games and served as one of Miami’s top offensive players for second straight season…Batted .272 with eight doubles, two triples, four home runs and team-best 30 RBI…Led team with 22 steals (22-for-26)…Collected 54 hits and scored team-high 35 runs…78 total bases were second-most…14 multi-hit games were tied for second-most while six multi-RBI games tied for team lead…Posted 15 RBI in ACC play and batted .274 against conference competition…Went 1-for-3 with one run and one RBI on Opening Day against Rutgers (Feb. 15)…Went 2-for-4 against Missouri (Feb. 21)…Opened six-game hitting streak on Feb. 24 against Florida…Connected on first home run of season against Maine (March 2)…Scored two runs in Game 1 of doubleheader against Notre Dame (March 10)…Went 2-for-3 with one double and one triple against Virginia (March 24)…Had three-hit game against FAU (April 4)…Recorded at least one hit in each game in series against North Carolina (April 6-8)…Went 4-for-5 with two runs and two RBI, including solo home run, at Clemson (April 13)…Scored two runs in Game 1 of doubleheader vs. Tigers (April 14)…Posted four hits in team’s series with Pittsburgh (April 20-21)…Delivered dominant outing against FIU (April 25), finishing 4-for-4 with two runs scored, two RBI, three doubles, one home run and one walk…Had two hits (2-for-6) in series finale at Florida State (April 29)…Posted six hits and four runs scored in sweep of Bethune-Cookman (May 4-6)…Had three straight two-hit games in sweep at Virginia Tech (May 11-13)…Swiped two bases in series finale against Hokies (May 13)…Went 2-for-4 with one run and one RBI in regular season finale vs. Boston College (May 18)…Had one run and one steal in ACC Championship opener against Notre Dame (May 22) in Durham, N.C.

Sophomore (2017): One of just two players to start all 58 games…Batted .265 with team-high totals of 11 home runs and 38 RBI…Ranked second in steals (13), runs scored (37), hits (50) and doubles (nine)…Led team in total bases (103) and slugging percentage (.462)…Made six starts at first base, 36 starts at second base, five starts at third base and 11 starts at shortstop…Led team with 11 multi-RBI games and ranked second with 15 multi-hit games…Hit home run in first at-bat of season and had two RBI in opener vs. Rutgers (Feb. 17)…Had four hits, four RBI, here doubles and three runs in series win vs. Scarlet Knights (Feb. 17-19)…Recorded first multi-home run game of career at Florida (Feb. 26), connecting on two solo blasts…Went 2-for-4 with two runs scored in win over Dartmouth (March 4)…Totaled four hits, four runs and seven RBI in team’s series win over Georgia Tech (March 10-12)…Had two RBI in all three games against Yellow Jackets…Went 2-for-4 with one homer, two runs and career-high three RBI in win over Maine (March 14)…Recorded at least one hit in each game of series at North Carolina (March 24-26), including two in Game 2…Tied career high with three hits (3-for-4) in series opener against Wake Forest (March 31)…Posted two hits, two runs and two RBI, including home run, in win over St. Thomas (April 5)…Went 2-for-5 in Game 1 of doubleheader at Pittsburgh (April 14)…Went on career-long eight-game hitting streak from April 15-April 29…Hit solo home run in series opener against Florida State (April 21)…Drew career-high three walks and scored career-high three runs in win at FIU (April 25)…Recorded second multi-home run effort of career in series opener vs. Bethune-Cookman (May 5)…Went 2-for-4 with two runs, including long home run, and career high-tying three RBI in win at Virginia (May 13)…Ended season on seven-game hitting streak beginning May 16 vs. FGCU…Had four hits at ACC Championship in Louisville, Ky., including 2-for-4 performance in final game of season vs. North Carolina (May 27).

True Freshman (2016): Saw action in 27 games with 18 starts…Batted .173 with 13 hits, one home run and 10 RBI…Added five doubles…Made 13 starts at third base and five starts at designated hitter…Opened career on four-game hitting streak…Recorded career-high three runs in win over Manhattan (March 5)…Delivered game-winning, two-RBI single vs. Bethune-Cookman (March 23)…Hit first career home run at Georgia Tech (May 7), solo shot in ninth inning…Had career-high three hits in win over Bethune-Cookman (May 10).

High School: Four-year letterwinner at American Senior HS…Helped lead American to 7A state championships in 2014…All-Dade County selection for final three straight seasons (2013-15) by Miami Herald, including first-team honors in final two seasons (2014, 2015)…Earned all-state honors in final two seasons…Named Honorable Mention All-Dade from Miami Herald as sophomore in 2013…Batted .420 with four home runs and 36 RBI senior season…Hit .387 with seven home runs and 41 RBI junior year…Totaled two homers and 65 RBI in first two seasons at American.

Personal: Full name is Roman Gonzalez, but goes by “Romy”…Parents are Gus and Aida Gonzalez…Has one sister, Gabriela…Intends to major in sports administration…Also played two seasons of football at American Senior HS (2011-12).