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#10 - Joaquim Gomes
2003-04 Men's Basketball
POS.
F
HT.
6'8"
WT.
220
YR.
Sr.
HOMETOWN
Luanda, Angola
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
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.

W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 2nd/3 (191)
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 3rd/5 (82)
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20 12th/15 (314)
Baseball Kalamazoo 3 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21 Valpo 10
Baseball Ohio Northern 2 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22 Valpo 1
Softball Valpo 3 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 1
Softball Valpo 5 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 4
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. #21/21 Notre Dame
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 2:00 p.m. UIC
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Chicago State Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Indiana (resumption of suspended game)
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 4:00 p.m. Indiana
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 2, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 3, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 1:00 p.m. Green Bay
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 3:00 p.m. Green Bay
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Green Bay
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Valpo