AS A FRESHMAN IN 2018
CCAA All-Academic ... Made college debut in opener vs. Biola (8/30) and scored UC San Diego's first goal of 2018, heading in Nathaniel Bloom's left-sided corner kick at far post for lone 43rd-minute winner in 1-0 decision ... Entered for first collegiate action at outside midfield at 31:36, and scored just 11:15 later.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2017
Attended UC San Diego during 2017-18 academic year, but did not make fall roster ... Rejoined team in spring.
Competed for Pateadores SC and FC Golden State.
A 2017 graduate of Aliso Niguel High School in Aliso Viejo ... Played for the Wolverines.
Born Nov. 23 in Newport Beach ... Parents are Mark and Kristin Gonda ... Father went to Cal Poly Pomona and mother attended Cal State Fullerton ... Has an older sister named Victoria and a younger brother named Ryan ... Economics major at Warren College ... Most memorable soccer moment was competing in Gothia Cup in Sweden ... Favorite UC San Diego memory was scoring the winning goal in his first official collegiate game ... Roots for Liverpool FC ... Favorite athlete is Brazilian great Ronaldinho ... Top movie is Over the Hedge ... Loves pizza.