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Alejandro Gomez's Profile
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  Alejandro Gomez
School: University of Kentucky
Year: Senior
Home Town: Cali
Home State:
Home Country: Colombia
High School: Pendleton School
Height: 6-1
Weight: 160 lbs.
Birth Date: Wednesday, August 14, 1991
Dominant Hand: Right
Major: Undecided
Singles Record: 6-2
Doubles Record: 3-4
2013>> Finished the season 6-11 with all of his 17 singles matches coming on court three ... Defeated No. 99 Daniel Whitehead of Texas 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 to help Kentucky clinch a spot in the ITA National Team Indoors ... Played eight ranked opponents ... Played in a team-high eight three-set matches during the season ... Suffered an arm injury against Georgia on March 24, and was not able to return to the lineup for the rest of the season. Went 8-9 in doubles, with 16 of his 17 doubles matches partnering with Ryuji Hirooka on court two ... The tandem clinched three doubles points on their court while also knocking off a ranked team, in No. 71 Backstrom/Lindmark from Ole Miss in the regular season upset of the No. 4 Rebels.

Fall 2011>> Was finally healthy for the first time in his collegiate career and he took full advantage, busting onto the scene during the fall with an impressive 20-4 record in singles ... Best showing of the season came at the Southern Intercollegiate where he won six consecutive matches to win the division II singles title ... During the tournament run, Gomez defeated Austin Powell of North Carolina State and Campbell Johnson of Georgia, both players would eventually be ranked in the top-101 in the nation in singles ... Started the year with 11 consecutive singles wins ... Advanced to the third round of the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Indoor Championships, while winning three of his four matches in the Bulldog Scramble in Athens ... Also played well in the SEC Coaches' Indoor Championships, defeating two ranked players en route to the singles consolation final ... Finished the fall ranked 111th in the nation in singles ... Earned nine doubles wins during the fall, including a run to the quarterfinals of the SEC Coaches' Indoors with senior Alex Musialek ... Won both his doubles matches at the Rainbow Warrior Challenge, one with Grant Roberts and one with Musialek ... Advanced to the round of 16 in both the Southern Intercollegiate and the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Indoor Championships.

Spring 2011>> Had an exceptional freshman season, coming up huge for Kentucky in doubles action ... Played doubles against several SEC and ranked foes, including seven teams that were ranked in the top 40 in the nation ... Biggest doubles win came against No. 20 Auburn in the second round of the SEC Tournament, when he and senior Alberto Gonzlaez earned a win at No. 3 doubles ... Also posted doubles wins in Kentucky's wins over No. 13 Texas Tech and No. 30 LSU ... Played with Eric Quigley at No. 2 doubles against South Carolina, earning an 8-6 win ... Went 8-3 overall in doubles action, while securing a 5-1 record in singles action ... Played at Nos. 4, 5 and 6 singles with his wins coming in UK's victories over Morehead State, Butler, Murray State, Xavier and Cumberlands (Ky.).

Pre-College>> Comes to Kentucky from the Pendleton School in Florida ... Was a five-star recruit according to the Tennis Recruiting Network ... Posted a solid career as a junior, winning several tournaments, including an ITF event in El Salvador.

Personal>> Born Aug. 14, 1991 ... Originally from Cali, Colombia ... Parents are Luciano Gomez and Ana Lucia Tenorio ... Has an older brother, Andres Gomez.