17 - Marlana Gomes
Marlana Gomes
Height: 5-8
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Middletown, Conn.
High School: Mercy
Position: D

Before Holy Cross: Four-year member of the varsity soccer team at Mercy H.S...team MVP in 2009...named Southern Connecticut Conference All-Quinnipiac Division 2008 and 2009...selected to the Connecticut NSCAA / adidas “LL” All-State team in 2009...Connecticut Senior Bowl participant in 2009...XARA CGSCA MVP in 2009...named to the Middletown Press All-Area team 2007-2009, and the Hartford Courant All-Area team in 2009...team won the Southern Connecticut Conference Quinnipiac Division title in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009...also a member of the track and field and basketball teams...member of the Connecticut Olympic Development team...played for SoccerPlus and Yankee United soccer clubs...member of National Honor Society...Southern Connecticut Conference All-Academic team in soccer (2009) and indoor track (2008-2009).

Personal: Daughter of Steven and Tina Gomes...father played basketball at Hartford...has one brother (Matthew)...has not yet declared a major.