|Hometown:||San Bernardino, Calif.|
|High School:||Redlands HS|
CAL STATE FULLERTON
SENIOR (2013): Appeared in seven contests, starting in six of them for the Titans during the 2013 season before injuring his knee... Big West Sportsmanship Award... recorded one goal, one assist, and four shots on the year... all four shots were on-goal giving him the highest on-goal percentage of the team (1.000)... scored his goal versus Albany on Sept. 1, which was eventuall the game-winning goal.
JUNIOR (2012): Played in 19 games for the Titans, while making 12 starts...collected his only assist of the season in Sept. 23 in a 2-1 win over San Diego...took 13 shots on the year with four coming on goal for an on-goal percentage of .308.
SOPHOMORE (2011): Appeared in 18 of the 19 matches with 12 starts in 2011… Had 2 goals – both on Sept. 23 in 4-2 win over Denver… Had one assist – on Kevin Venegas’ goal in 5-1 win over UNLV on Sept. 3.
FRESHMAN (2010): As a true freshman in 2010, Gonzalez appeared in 19 matches, 12 as a starter... Had 3 assists -- on Sept. 12 vs. Washington, on Sept. 26 vs. UCLA and on Oct. 20 vs. UC Riverside... Had the highest on-goal shot percentage on the team at .636 (7 of 11).
HIGH SCHOOL: Two-year varsity letterman at Redlands High School in Redlands, California, before opting for L.A. Galaxy Academy team... first-team all-league as a sophomore.
CLUB: L. A. Galaxy Academy.
PERSONAL: Born on Jan. 27, 1992, in Montebello, California... full name is Ricardo Gonzalez... parents are Ramiro and Maria Gonzalez... business administration major...most memorable sports thrill was scoring a hat trick in the finals with Cal South ODP and beating Arizona ODP, 3-0... credits Coaches Bryan Waltenburg and P. J. Brown for most influence on his career: "Because they knew how to coach me exactly."