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  Leonardo Gomes
School: University of North Florida
Year: Senior
Home Town: Fortaleza
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Height: 6-0
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Dominant Hand: Right
Major: Civil Engineering
Singles Record: 63-26
Doubles Record: 64-47

 2004-05: Helped lead UNF to a Division II national runner-up finish at the No. 4 singles position and the No. 1 doubles spot ... teamed with German Escallon to post a 21-13 overall doubles record at the No. 1 position, finishing the season No. 9 nationally and ITA All-America honors ... last ranking was No. 16 on April 10 ... Gomes and Escallon were 18-12 in the spring with four wins over ranked opponents (West Florida, Augusta State, BYU-Hawaii and Ouachita Baptist) ... duo was 7-2 in the postseason ... Gomes was ranked No. 26 in singles in the fall and for much of the spring ... he posted a 17-12 combined singles record, including a 13-8 mark in the spring ... defeated his only ranked opponent in the fall, when he knocked off No. 27 Jonathan Gomez of Rollins ... was 2-2 in the postseason in singles ... served as captain of the team in 2004-05 and 2005-06.

2003-04: Earned ITA Division II All-America honors in doubles after finishing 20-9 in the spring ... finished the season ranked No. 8 nationally in doubles ... was also 24-2 in singles ... was named All-Peach Belt Conference in doubles as well.

High School: Came to the United State for one year and played his freshman season at Gainesville (Fla.) High School in 2000 ... was named the Gainesville Sun Player of the Year that season ... made the semifinals in the state individual singles competition and the finals of the doubles competition ... was the No. 1 player on the Gainesville High team his freshman year ... returned to Brazil to attend school in 2001 and 2002.

Other experience: Began playing competitive tennis at 10 years old in Brazil ... won two national championships during his juniors career in Brazil, moving as high as No. 8 in the Brazilian national singles rankings (U18) and No. 4 in doubles (U18) ... has played in the Orange Bowl (1998) and Banana Bowl (2002) tournaments.

Personal: Born on Sept. 4, 1984, in Fortaleza, Brazil ... son of Carisia and Flavio Gomes of Fortaleza, Brazil ... has an older sister, Mariana, and a younger sister, Marilia ... nickname is "Leo" ... majoring in finance and mathematics.