Baseball

Anthony Gomez - 13

Hometown:
Nutley, N.J.

High School:
Don Bosco Prep

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185

Position:
IF

Bats/Throws:
Right/Right

Anthony Gomez

05/02/2013

Vandy travels to South Carolina

Beede joins Ziomek on Golden Spikes Award watch list

04/29/2013

Kemp named SEC Player of the Week

Dores' leadoff man leads team to 4-0 week

07/10/2012

VU lands 76 on Spring Academic Honor Roll

Grades are based on 2011 summer, fall and 2012 spring terms.

07/10/2012

VU lands 76 on Spring Academic Honor Roll

Grades are based on 2011 summer, fall and 2012 spring terms.

06/25/2012

Gomez named ABCA All-South Region

Dores' shortstop garners 2nd team honors

06/03/2012

NC State 6, Vanderbilt 5 - NCAA Regional 6/3/12 (Jones)

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06/02/2012

NCAA Regional: Vanderbilt vs. NC State 6/2/12 (AP)

NCAA Regional: Vanderbilt vs. NC State

06/02/2012

Vanderbilt 9, NC State 8 - NCAA Regional 6/2/12 (Jones)

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06/01/2012

VU 8, UNCW 2 - NCAA Raleigh Regional (Jones)

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05/19/2012

Vanderbilt 6, Ole Miss 3 - 5/19/12 (Green)

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Career Game Highs
Hits: *4, last 5/12 at LSU
Runs: 4, 5/7/10 at LSU
RBI: 4, 3/13 vs. Siena
Walks: 3, 4/21/10 at Middle Tennessee
HRs: *1, last 4/20 at Alabama
Strikeouts: *2, last 5/19 vs. Ole Miss
Stolen Bases: 3, 5/26 vs. Florida

Coach Corbin Quote: Anthony has been a very important part of our program the last two years. He came in as a freshman and played right away at second base, then moved to shortstop in 2011. The best word that sums him up is gamer. He loves to compete, has a great feel for the game and is fearless. He gives us great leadership on the field and will continue to be one of the better hitters in the SEC.

2012 - Named to All-Tournament Team at Raleigh Regional... Started his 177th straight game in loss to NC State at Raleigh Regional going 1-for-5 to give him 267 career hits, fourth-most in school history... Doubled and drove in two runs to push total to nine in last five games in loss to NC State 6/3... Picked up two hits to move into sole possession of fifth place with 265 hits in his career with two hits in win over NC State 6/2, six hits and seven RBI in last four games... Drove in three runs going 2-for-4 in NCAA Tournament opening win over UNC-Wilmington 6/1, matching former teammate Aaron Westlake's career hit total of 263... Went 0-for-3 in loss to Mississippi State 5/27 in SEC Championship Game... Singled twice, drove in two runs and stole three bases, including home, in ninth inning rally in win over Florida 5/26... Went 0-for-4 in win over Florida 5/24... Singled to push hitting streak to 10 games in win over South Carolina 5/23... Singled twice and drove in a run in win over Georgia 5/22 in SEC Tournament opener... Moved into sole possession of 9th place on all-time hits list going 2-for-4 with one RBI in win over Ole Miss 5/19... Climbed into 10th on the all-time hits list with two singles in win over Ole Miss 5/18 to give him 254 hits for his career... Knocked in two runs in 3-0 win over Ole Miss 5/17 recording at least one RBI for the third straight game and five of last six... Tabbed SEC Player of the Week for his performances against Louisville and at LSU (8-for-17, three doubles, four RBI)... Drove in a run going 1-for-4 in win at LSU 5/13... Picked up his second four-hit game of the season with two singles and two doubles with two RBI in win at LSU 5/12... Singled in loss at LSU 5/11... Picked up two hits for the second straight game, driving in a run in win over Louisville 5/8... Drove in two runs and scored two runs with a pair of singles in win at Tennesese 5/6... Went 1-for-4 in loss at Tennessee 5/4... Singled and scored in win over Kentucky 4/29... Snapped his 13-game hitting streak with 0-for-4 performance against Kentucky 4/27... Pushed his hitting streak to 13 games with two hits, including a triple, at MTSU 4/25... Hot streak continued with two hits, including a triple, in win at Alabama 4/22 extending hitting streak to 12 games... Doubled in a run to extend his hitting streak to 11 games in loss at Alabama 4/21... Belted his first home run of the season going 3-for-5 with three RBI in loss at Alabama 4/20... Reached base for the 16th straight game and extended his hitting streak to nine games with two hits in win over MTSU 4/17... Three hits and three RBI in win over Auburn pushed hitting streak to eight games and on base streak to 15 games... Hitting streak reached seven games with double against Auburn 4/14... Singled and scored in win over Auburn 4/13 to push his hitting streak to six games... Posted his fifth straight multi-hit game in win over Belmont 4/11 with three singles and two RBI for total of six in last four games... Knocked in two runs, including the tying run in the top of the ninth with two outs and two strikes, while going 3-for-5 for his fourth straight multi-hit game in loss at Mississippi State 4/8... Went 2-for-6, including the game winning RBI-single, for his third straight two-hit game in win over Mississippi State 4/7... Posted second straight two-hit game driving in a run at Mississippi State 4/6... Doubled and singled in win over UT-Martin 4/3... Walked twice against South Carolina 4/1 marking the first time to have multiple walks in a game since 4/21/10... Knocked in a run going 1-for-4 in win over South Carolina 3/31... Singled and scored in loss to South Carolina 3/30... Drove in a run and scored going 2-for-4 for his team-best 10th multi-hit game in win over Tennessee Tech 3/27... Went 0-for-3 with a walk for the third straight game against Georgia 3/25 to fall into 1-for-11 over last four games... Doubled and drove in a run in win over Georgia 3/24... 10-game hitting streak snapped with 0-for-5 outing as the leadoff hitter against Evansville 3/20... Doubled in a run to extend hitting streak to 10 games and RBI streak to six games in loss at Florida 3/18... Knocked in a run for the fifth straight game extending his hitting streak to nine games with 2-for-4 outing at Florida 3/17... Pushed hitting streak to eight games with RBI-single at Florida 3/16... Drove in two runs to run his streak to three games with at least one RBI in win over Siena 3/114... Matched a career-high with four hits and set a new career mark with four RBI in win over Siena 3/13... Scored a run and knocked in a run in loss to San Diego 3/11... Third straight two-hit game going 2-for-5 against San Diego 3/10... Second straight two-hit game with two singles and two runs scored in win over San Diego 3/9... Notched his fifth multi-hit game going 2-for-5 with one RBI at Belmont 3/6...Pushed his three-game total to five RBI, driving in two runs with a double against Rhode Island 3/4... . Drove in a run going 2-for-4 in win over Rhode Island 3/3 G1... Scored two runs going 1-for-2 in loss to Louisiana Tech 2/29... Went 0-for-4 for second straight day in loss to Oregon 2/26... Five-game hitting streak snapped with 0-for-4 outing against Oregon 2/25.... Stretched his hitting streak to five games driving in a run and scoring a run in loss to Oregon 2/24... Collected his third straight multi-hit game with three hits in win over Oakland 2/22... Drove in two runs and collected two hits in loss at Stanford 2/19... Posted three hits and scored a run at Stanford 2/18... Went 1-for-4 in season opener at Stanford 2/17.

2011 - Had at least one hit in 54 of 66 games... Drove in a run with a sac fly in elimination game win over North Carolina 6/22... Knocked in Vandy's lone run going 2-for-4 in College World Series loss to Florida 6/20... Drove in a run with a single in College World Series opening win over North Carolina 6/18... Knocked in two runs equaling a career-best four hits against Oregon State in Super Regional clinching win 6/11... Tabbed All-Tournament for Nashville Regional... Fourth two-hit game in his last five with 2-for-5 performance in Regional clinching win over Belmont 6/5... Drove in a pair of runs with two sac flies against Troy 6/4... Scored three runs and drove in a run in win over Belmont 6/3 in NCAA Tournament... Singled twice in loss to Florida 5/29 in SEC Tournament Championship game... Drove in the final run in win over Georgia in SEC Tournament opener 5/25... Back-to-back hitless games for the first time since 2/19-20 with 0-for-4 at Georgia 5/19... 30-game home hitting streak snapped with 0-for-5 against Florida 5/15... Scored three runs and drove in a run in win over Florida 5/14... Scored two runs and went 2-for-3 with a season-best two walks at Kentucky 5/8... Fourth four-hit game of the year with two doubles and two runs scored in win over Tennesee 5/1... Drove in a career-best three runs and enjoyed his second four-hit game of the year against LSU 4/24... Drew his second walk of the year and scored two runs in win against LSU 4/23... 29-game hitting streak snapped with 0-for-4, including two strikeouts for a career-high, at South Carolina 4/15... Streak was the longest of his career and longest in SEC in 2011... Scored the lone run in win at Middle Tennessee State 4/12 extending his hitting streak to 29 games with a single... Collected his seventh straight multi-hit game to move his hitting streak to 28 games in win over Alabama 4/10... Three hits against Alabama 4/8 pushed his hitting streak to 26 games... Moved his hitting streak to 25 games with two hits and one RBI against Middle Tennessee State 4/5... Recorded his 14th multi-hit game of the year at Auburn 4/3 to move his hitting streak to 24 games... Matched a career-best with four hits going 4-for-6 with two runs scored and two RBI in win at Auburn 4/1... Tripled in his final at-bat against UT-Martin 3/29 to drive in a run and run hitting streak to 21 straight games, stole two bases to set a new career-best... Extended his hitting streak to an even 20 games with a single in win at Arkansas 3/27... Singled in his first at-bat against Tennessee Tech 3/22 to extend his hitting streak to 17 games scoring two runs in the win... Three hits against Mississippi State 3/20 ran his hitting streak to 16 games, also drove in two runs and scored two runs in loss... Collected a season-best four hits against Purdue 3/15 to run his hitting streak to 13 games... Knocked in the winning-run against UIC 3/13 extending his hitting streak to 12 games going 2-for-4... Ran his hitting streak to 11 games going 2-for-4 with two doubles, three runs scored, one RBI and drew his first walk of the year in win over UIC 3/12... Extended his hitting streak to nine games going 1-for-5 with two RBI, third straight game with RBI, against Kennesaw State 3/9... Knocked in two runs bringing his total to six in five games going 2-for-5 with two runs scored against Wofford 3/8... Started at shortstop for the first time this year and scored two runs and went 2-for-3 with a RBI extending his hitting streak to seven games in win over Brown 3/6... Knocked in two runs and extended his hit streak to five games going 2-for-4 against Brown 3/4... Went 1-for-5 with run scored and driving in the winning run against Stanford 2/26... Went 2-for-3 with a RBI and run scored on Opening Day at USD 2/18... SUMMER BALL Hit .292 in 24 games with Orleans in the Cape Cod League over the summer, mashing two homers, driving in 10 runs and scoring 13.

2010 - Named a Freshman All-American, First Team All-SEC and All-SEC Freshman Team... Hit a team-best .379 with 41 runs scored, 12 extra-base hits and 30 RBI in his freshman campagin... Ranked first among all freshmen in batting average in the SEC... Was one of four Commodores to record multi-hit game (2-for-3) in NCAA Regional Championship game against Louisville 6/7... Went 2-for-5 with a double and run scored against Illinois State at NCAA Regional 6/4... Went 2-for-4 in elimination game against Florida at the SEC Tournament 5/28... Hit second home run of the season in ninth inning of regular season series finale against Arkansas 5/22... Recorded fourth four-hit game of the year with 4-for-6 effort with an RBI and run scored against Mississippi State 5/14... Went 4-for-5 with four runs scored, including first career home run, a two-out home run in the top of ninth off Matty Ott in Friday game with LSU 5/7... Went 4-for-5 with an RBI and three runs scored, tying season highs in hits and runs in 17-5 win over Georgia 4/30... Reached base five times against MTSU 4/21, going 2-for-2 with two RBI, three walks and a run scored... Drove in a pair of runs with two-RBI double against South Carolina 4/10... Recorded first four-hit game of his career with 4-for-5 effort while driving in a pair of runs in series finales against Florida 4/4... Went 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored at Western Kentucky 3/17... Drove in season-high three runs on 3-for-6 performance vs. Indiana 3/7... Recorded first hit of collegiate career in second at-bat with double to left-center in seventh inning vs. Niagara 2/21... Scored first run of career in same game against Niagara... SUMMER BALL - Hit .261 in 27 games for the Sanford Mainers of the New England Collegiate Baseball League over the summer... Named a NECBL All-Star.

High School - First-team all-state selection as senior at Don Bosco Prep... First-team all-county selection in 2008 and 2009... High school team finished the 2008 season 33-0 and ranked No. 1 in the country... Was a part of three county championship teams... New Jersey All-Decade Team honoree... Named team MVP as a senior... Led team to high school state championship... Played for the South Florida Bandits in the summer.

ACADEMICS - Gomez is majoring in Financial Management and made the SEC Academic Honor Roll as a freshman then was named Academic All-SEC and to the Dean's List in 2011.

PERSONAL - Anthony Joaquin Gomez... Born 11/26/90... Son of Nancy and Joaquin Gomez... Has one brother, Michael... Favorites include Derek Jeter (athlete), The Sandlot (movie), Basketball (other sport), Chipotlè (restaurant)... Chose Vanderbilt because of the opportunity of playing in the SEC and receiving an Ivy League type of education.

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