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#10 - Joaquim Gomes
2002-03 Men's Basketball
POS.
F
HT.
6'9"
WT.
225
YR.
Jr.
HOMETOWN
Luanda, Angola
Joaquim Gomes

Played for Angola national team in 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics

2002-2003: Accorded Honorable Mention All-Mid-Con status ... finished 6th in the Mid-Con in field goal percentage (.527), 8th in rebounding (5.6 pg.) and 9th in blocked shots (.71 pg.) ... averaged 9.2 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game ... scored in double figures 13 times ... grabbed double-figure rebounds twice ... tallied a career-high 17 points against Notre Dame at Chicago's United Center ... had a career-high 16 rebounds at Southern Utah ... recorded a double-double (14 pts., 14 reb.) vs. eventual national champion Syracuse ... grabbed seven-or-more rebounds eight times ... started all 31 games.

Summer of 2002: Played on Angola National Team at World Basketball Championships ... averaged 11.9 points and 5.9 rebounds in eight games; scored 24 points vs. Spain; had 19 points and nine rebounds vs. Puerto Rico, 17 points and seven rebounds vs. China, and 11 points and 12 rebounds vs. Brazil.

2001-2002: Scored 13 points vs. UMKC and IUPUI, 11 vs. Indiana St., Oakland, ORU and IUPUI in Mid-Con Tournament title game, and 10 vs. Purdue and Belmont ... recorded a double-double vs. Chicago St. (12 pts, 10 reb.) ... scored in double figures nine times, including five of the last seven games ... grabbed five-or-more rebounds 11 times ... averaged 8.7 points and 6.7 rebounds in Mid-Con Tournament ... shot 37.7 percent from 3-point range ... played in all 32 games ... averaged 5.3 ppg. and 4.0 rpg.

2000-2001: Named to Mid-Con All-Newcomer Team by league coaches ... tallied double-figure points eight times ... grabbed twin-digit rebounds twice ... recorded two double-doubles ... scored 16 points against IU-South Bend ... had 11 rebounds vs. Western Illinois ... had three blocked shots each against IU-South Bend and Oral Roberts ... averaged 6.5 ppg. and 4.3 rpg ... ranked 2nd on team and 8th in Mid-Con in blocked shots (24, .83 pg.) ... compiled a .496 field goal percentage ... played in 29 games, starting one ... missed all three games in Mid-Con Tournament with knee injury.

International Competition

1999-2000: Played on the Angola National Team ... averaged 10 points, seven rebounds and three blocked shots per game.

1998-1999: Played on Angola's Junior National Team.

Personal: Son of Joaquim Gomes and Maria Brandao.

M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler