On Gonzalez: Played in five varsity events during her career and helped the Seminoles to the tournament championships at the fall 2006 Cougar Classic and the spring 2007 Chrysler Challenge...best event of her career came at the fall 2006 Cougar Classic as she carded her career-low round of 75, earned her best 36-hole score (152) and finished with a career-low three-round tournament score of 231...best finish of her career (tied for 30th) came while playing as an individual in the spring 2007 Florida State hosted Chrysler Challenge...averaged 80.07 strokes in 15 rounds in five tournaments during her career.
Fall 2005: One of the Seminoles' top players who was among the top qualifiers for each tournament and earned her way in the Seminoles' starting line-up for the Florida State hosted Chrysler Challenge...finished tied for 34th in the individual standings in leading the Seminoles to a sixth place finish in the team standings...season-best single-round score of 79 came in the third round of the Chrysler Challenge...averaged 80.67 strokes in three rounds during one event.
Spring 2006: A member of the team but did not participate in any events.
Fall 2006: Played in one event - the Cougar Classic - and helped the Seminoles to the team championship...established career-best for single-round score (75 in the first round), 36-hole score (152), three-round gross tournament score (231) and three-round tournament score vs. par (+15)...averaged 77.0 strokes in three rounds during one tournament.
Spring 2007: Played in a single-season career-high three tournaments...earned her way into the Seminoles' starting line-up at the season-opening Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge and played as an individual in the Florida State hosted Chrysler Challenge and in the Liz Murphey Collegiate Challenge...Career-best individual finish came at the Chrysler Challenge as she finished in a tie for 30th in the individual standings...averaged 82.56 strokes in nine rounds during the three tournaments.
Fall 2007: A member of the team but did not participate in any events.
Spring 2008: A member of the team but did not participate in any events.
Fall 2008: A member of the team but did not participate in any events.
Spring 2009: A member of the team but did not participate in any events.
Before Florida State: Graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas High School in 2005...district 14-2A individual champion...named the Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel Player of the Year in 2001 and 2004... the top player in Broward County (Fla.) during her high school career...played well at the 2006 North-South Amateur Championship as she advanced through two rounds of stroke play and into the match-play competition...earned All-County First-Team honors by the Miami Herald and Sun Sentinel during each of her fours years as a varsity golfer, 2001-04...the area Player of the Year by the Miami Herald in 2004...earned most valuable player honors for St. Thomas all four years...led her team to state championship as a freshman and into the state tournament each of her four years as a highly acclaimed prep player....helped her team to four consecutive top-five team finishes in the state championship tournament...served as the team captain during each of her four varsity letter winning years...earned medalist honors at the Doral and Optimist Tournaments and qualified for the Public Links Championship at ages 13, 15 and 16...carded a career-low junior score of 69.
Personal: Born Feb. 13, 1987...Erica is the daughter of Luis and Virginia Gonzalez...a sister, Kristy, attended the University of Miami...earned Dean's List honors in 2003...enjoying a strong academic career at Florida State and has earned Dean's List honors and was named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll in 2007...a member of the Spanish Club...has played golf for 12 years...hopes someday to teach the ga