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    Gina Gonzalez
    Gina Gonzalez

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    LaVerne, Calif.

    High School:
    Bonita

    Height:
    5-5

    Position:
    IF

    B/T:
    R/R



    2008: Appeared in eight games, drawing walks as a pinch hitter against Idaho State (2/16) and Cal State Fullerton (3/7), before an injury ended her season early.

    2007: Appeared in eight games, including her first-career start on 2/16 against Sacramento State ... Ripped a pinch-hit, three-run home run for her first-career hit on 2/16 against Portland State (2/16) ... Launched another pinch-hit, three-run home run on 3/18 against Columbia College ... Notched a pinch-hit single on 3/20 at Saint Louis.

    2006: Appeared in 22 games, including 19 appearances as a pinch runner ... Scored her first career run in Hawaii, crossing the plate against Kansas (3/17) at the Bank of Hawaii Invitational ... Scored a run in Big Ten competition against Indiana (4/15) ... Scored again less than a week later in Northwestern's final regular-season home game against Loyola (Chicago) (4/20) ... Scored a run in the NCAA Regional against Notre Dame (5/20) ... Stole her first-career base one game later in the NCAA Regional championship game against the Irish (5/21) ... Scored a run in game three of the NCAA Super Regional against Massachusetts (5/27).

    High School: Earned first-team all-conference honors ... Best defense honoree ... Earned Booster Club Award as high school's female spring sport athlete with the highest GPA ... Named Miramonte League 5 as one of five student-athletes chosen from the conference to be considered as the most "well-rounded" award winner ... Scholar athlete ... High school won Miramonte League in 2004 and advanced to the second round of the CIF in 2004 and 2005 ... Played club with the Laverne Lightning 14U and 16U, and with the Panthers Gold 18U squads ... Lightning qualified for Nationals two-consecutive years ... Named MVP of the 16U Nationals qualifying tournament ... Member of the California Scholarship Federation ... Associated Student Body (ASB) president ... National Society of High School Scholars member ... Who's Who Among America's High School students.

    Personal: Born Gina Marie Gonzalez ... Daughter of Dennis and June Gonzalez ... Paternal grandfather was a Cuban Golden Gloves amateur boxer ... From same hometown as U.S. softball Olympian Stacey Nuveman ... Chose Northwestern over Notre Dame, California, Colgate and Boston University ... Majoring in anthropology.

    GONZALEZ'S CAREER STATISTICS

    Year       Avg  GP-GS    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD%
    2006....  .000  22-0      3    5    0   0   0   0    0    0  .000   0   0   3   0  .000   0   0   1-2      0   0   0  .000
    2007....  .333   8-1      9    2    3   0   0   2    6    9 1.000   0   0   4   0  .333   0   0   0-0      1   0   0 1.000
    2008....  .000   8-0      6    0    0   0   0   0    0    0  .000   2   0   4   0  .250   0   0   0-0      0   0   0  .000
    TOTAL...  .167  38-1     18    7    3   0   0   2    6    9  .500   2   0  11   0  .250   0   0   1-2      1   0   0 1.000