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#01 Itzel Gonzalez
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 5'6"
Year: Sophomore
City/State: Tijuana, Mexico
High School: Artesia HS
College: Muir
Major: Structural Engineering
Experience: 1 Letter
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AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2013
Made one appearance, drawing first collegiate start in 1-1 home draw vs. San Francisco State (10/25) ... Credited with a career-high two saves over the full 110 minutes.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012
Completed three road matches off the bench for a total of 35:39 ... Made college debut at Cal Poly Pomona (9/21) ... Also played at Humboldt State (10/7), earning credit for one save, and a season-high 13:44 at Cal State Dominguez Hills (10/14) ... Did not allow a goal in either of first two outings.

MEXICO NATIONAL TEAM
Was selected as one of 21 members and three goalkeepers for Mexico at the 2012 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Japan ... Under the direction of head coach Leonardo Cuéllar, Mexico advanced past the group stage (2-0-1) and was eliminated in the quarterfinals following a 1-0 overtime loss to Nigeria at Tokyo's National Olympic Stadium (8/30) ... Did not appear in any matches.

CLUB
Competed for Hawaiian Gardens Eagles Futbol Club (2007-08), Cypress Futbol Club (2009-10) and SoCal Infinity (2011-12).

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2012 graduate of Artesia High School in Lakewood ... As a senior, named the Suburban League Defensive MVP and made the All-CIF First Team, Long Beach Press-Telegram Dream Team and CIF Division 3 Senior All-Star Team ... Was first-team all-league and an All-CIF Division 3 Second Team pick during junior year ... League's Defensive MVP as a sophomore ... Second-team all-league honors as a freshman ... Defensive Player of the Year and Team MVP as a senior, becoming the first player in program history to earn first-team All-CIF distinction ... Also competed in hurdles for the track and field team.

PERSONAL
Born Aug. 14, 1994 in Tijuana, Mexico ... Parents are Jose Gonzalez and Maria Rodriguez ... Has an older brother named Dario ... Majoring in structural engineering at Muir College ... Career goal is to work in the construction and design of environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient buildings ... Counts earning her first start for the Mexico U-20 national team against Haiti at the University of Notre Dame in April of 2013 as her top soccer memory ... Enjoys travel, movies and architecture ... Roots for Real Madrid and Club Tijuana ... Favorite athlete is Real Madrid and Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas.

CAREER STATISTICS
Season GP GS Minutes GA GAA Saves Save% W L T Sho
2012 3 0 35:39 1 2.52 1 .500 0 0 0 0
2013 1 1 110:00 1 0.82 2 .667 0 0 1 0
Totals 4 1 145:39 2 1.24 3 .600 0 0 1 0

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
2012
2013

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