Honors at Houston
2006 Conference USA All-Tournament Team
2006 ESPN The Magazine's Academic All-District VI First Team
2005-06 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
2004-05 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
2003-04 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
2003 Conference USA All-Freshman Team
2002-03 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
2006 Season (Senior)
Gonzalez played in 55 games, including 52 starts ... reached base in 30 of 42 games when in the batting lineup ... finished fifth in program history with 123 career hits ... shared the team lead with two triples ... tied for third on the team, registering seven sacrifice hits ... notched five multi-hit and five multi-RBI games ... named to the 2006 C-USA All-Tournament Team, picking up a pair of RBIs against East Carolina (May 12) and Southern Miss (May 12) ... knocked an RBI-single and scored a run against Samford (Feb. 18) ... slapped a double down the right field line at No. 8 Texas A&M (Feb. 22) ... went 1-for-3 with a stolen base against No. 25 BYU (Feb. 23) ... became the ninth player in program history to reach 100 career hits with a two-run single in the first inning against Ole Miss (March 3) ... was 4-for-7 at the plate and hit safely in each game of the Tulsa series (March 19, 20), smashing a pinch-hit solo home run in the opening game ... went 2-for-4 with a double in the second game against the Golden Hurricane ... turned in a 2-for-3 performance scoring two runs at UCF (March 25) ... was 1-for-3 with a double and a run scored at Texas-San Antonio (April 4) ... cranked a two-run homer and scored two runs at Marshall (April 14) ... went 2-for-3 and scored the game-winning run in extra innings against Southern Miss (April 22) ... slapped an RBI-triple against Grambling State (April 25) ... strung together a pair of two-run singles in elimination games against East Carolina (May 12) and Southern Miss (May 12) at the C-USA Tournament.
2005 Season (Junior)
Made 42 appearances, including 40 starts ... had a season-high four assists against Sam Houston State (Feb. 10) ... was 2-for-2 with a run scored and a RBI against Kentucky (Feb. 18) ... completed a seven-run fourth inning against Northern Illinois (Feb. 27) with a bases clearing triple ... scored game-winning run in an upset over No. 16 Nebraska (Mar. 6) ... was 1-for-5 with a RBI and two runs scored in game two against DePaul (Mar. 22) ... drew a walk and scored two more runs in a 13-0 rout of Saint Louis (Apr. 10) ... notched Houston's only hit in game one against Southern Miss (Apr. 16) that produced an insurance run in a 3-0 win ... reached on a error against the Golden Eagles (May 13) that allowed two runs to score in a 3-1 opening round win at the C-USA Tournament.
2004 Season (Sophomore)
Started in 53 of 57 games ... had a batting average of .289 for third best on the team ... posted her first career homerun in a win over Northern Iowa (Feb. 16) that drove in two runs ... tallied eight multi-hit games ... was second on the team in assists and fifth in putouts ... her 39 hits and on base percentage of .349 were both fourth on the Cougars ... recorded a team-best seven assists against UTA (Mar. 19).
2003 Season (Freshman)
Named to the C-USA All-Freshman Team ... played in and started 54 games for the Cougars ... batted .226 for the season with a .306 slugging percentage ... fourth on the team with 27 runs scored ... tied for team lead with Kristen Glowacz with 13 doubles ... third on the team with 164 at bats ... went 3-for-4 with two doubles, a run batted in and a run scored against Boston (Mar. 16) ... went 5-for-7 with two doubles, two runs scored and an RBI in a three-game series with Charlotte (Apr. 5-6).
Multi-sport athlete at Sandra Day O'Connor High School ... received All-District honors four times and was an All-City Honorable Mention twice ... competed under head softball coach Anne Lewis ... played softball as a middle infielder ... was a point guard for the basketball team as a freshman ... member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Spanish Honor Society, and was named an All-American Scholar and Who's Who Among American High School Students.
Daughter of Roger and Debra Gonzalez ... born on February 18, 1984 ... also starting libero on the Cougar volleyball team ... named C-USA Defensive Player of the Year in 2004 and 2005 and a member of C-USA First Team ... has two sisters who are active members in volleyball leagues ... majoring in kinesiology ... also recruited by Texas-Pan American for softball.
Personality Trait I Admire in Others: Being laid back and relaxed on stressfull issues.
On My Nightstand Right Now: A picture of my fiance and an alarm clock.
TV Show I Stay Home to Watch: Everybody Loves Raymond and The King of Queens
Favorite Movie: Dragon Fly and Fools Rush In
Worst Movie: October Sky
Person I Admire Most: My parents.
Favorite Book: The Hot Zone (Richard Preston)
Worst Book: The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
Dream Lunch Companion: Brad Pitt
Favorite Food: Mexican
Favorite Restaurant: Mi Tierra
"Keep your dreams alive
Understand to achieve
anything requires faith
and belief in yourself,
vision, hard work, determination,
and dedication. Remember
all things arke possible
for those who believe."
- Gail Devers