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00   Celeste Gomez
Celeste Gomez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lake City, Fla.

High School:
Columbia

Position:
C

B/T:
R/R


05/10/2014

Florida State Wins 2014 ACC Championship

The No. 4 Seminoles win their 12th ACC Championship with a 3-1 win over No. 20 Notre Dame on May 10.

05/09/2014

Seminoles Advance to ACC Title Game

Home runs by Celeste Gomez and Courtney Senas carry Florida State to a 9-1 win in five innings over North Carolina.

05/08/2014

O'Brien Blasts FSU Over Georgia Tech

Maddie O'Brien hit two home runs and drove in five RBI in Florida State's 11-5 win over Georgia Tech.

05/07/2014

Seminoles Prepare For 2014 ACC Tournament

No. 4 Florida State won the ACC regular season and is the No. 1 seed in the ACC Championships.

04/27/2014

Seniors Spark Seminoles to Shutout of GT

No. 6 Florida State allowed just three hits over seven innings in a 3-0 win against Georgia Tech on April 27.

2011 ACC ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM


Junior Season (2013):
Showed a good power surge in her junior campaign, recording 10 home runs to make her one of four Seminoles to record double-digit round trippers ... batted .221 with 31 RBIs and a .486 slugging percentage ... split time with Macey Cheatham at the catcher spot, starting 47 games behind the plate ... also started four games at designated player ... one of her biggest hits of the season came in the form of a game-winning two-run home run in a 4-3 come-from-behind win over Minnesota ... five multiple-hit games and nine multiple-RBI performances ... was a perfect 2-for 2 with a double, an RBI and two runs scored against Bethune-Cookman ... posted four three-RBI games on the season, including the second game of a doubleheader at NC State where her three-run home run gave the Seminoles a 4-0 lead ... hit a pinch-hit three-run home run to help secure a mercy rule win over North Carolina ... had a home run, two RBI and two runs scored against Mississippi State in the NCAA Mobile Regional ... batted 2-for-4 with two doubles as Florida State came from behind to beat South Alabama 7-6 on May 19 and advance to the Super Regionals ... her tape-measure home run in a 10-3 win at UCF on March 20 may have been the longest hit by a Seminole in 2013 ... had a three-run home run at Maryland in a 13-1 mercy-rule win on March 30 ... batted in the 5-9 spots of the order all season.

Sophomore Season (2012):
Hindered by a preseason ankle injury for much of the season ... appeared in 35 games and started 29 at catcher (9) and designated player (20) ... managed the game well as she stayed behind the plate for FSU's final eight games ... batted .174 with one home run, seven RBIs, two doubles and one walk ... her lone home run of the season was an enormous shot at NCAA Women's College World Series participant LSU in FSU's 8-1 win on April 18 ... recorded an important two-run double in ACC Championship opener against N.C. State on May 10 ... recorded two hits apiece against North Carolina (April 1), Maryland (May 6) and versus N.C. State (May 10) ... finished with three multiple-hit games.

Freshman Season (2011):
Emerged as a strong power threat as the season progressed, batting .281 with two home runs and 14 RBIs ... stepped up big during the ACC Championship when she batted .300 with one home run and two runs scored over the three-game stretch ... one of four Seminoles to be named to the ACC All-Tournament Team ... gave FSU a 2-0 lead over Virginia in the semifinals of the ACC Championship when she launched a long two-run homer in the first inning ... hit her first career home run in FSU's 4-3 loss to Virginia Tech on April 3 ... finished the year with a slugging percentage of .406 ... started 28 of her 31 games at the catcher spot while her comfort level noticeably improved behind the plate ... had eight games in which she recorded two base hits ... posted three multiple-RBI games, driving in two runs apiece versus Florida A&M, North Florida and Virginia ... carried a six-game hitting streak and an eight-game stretch of reaching base safely ... team showed a 17-11 record when she was behind the plate ... batted at the cleanup spot in nine games.

High School:
Racked up numerous honors at Columbia High ... Gainesville Sun Weightlifter of the Year ... won the offense award in 2008 ... girls state weightlifting champions in 2010 ... two-time individual weightlifting champion ... made the Columbia High School Hall of Fame ... 2009-10 athlete of the year ... honor roll student.

Personal:
Born March 11, 1992 ... majoring in interdisciplinary social science ... daughter of Nancy and David Gomez ... has one sister ... favorite movie is 300 ... reads US Weekly ... likes dark chocolate ice cream ... watches MTV, E!, ABC Family and the CW ... names "confidence, willingness to help others and being unafraid to make a mistake" as qualities that make a team leader ... has learned responsibility and leadership from playing sports ... played softball and weightlifted in high school.

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