|Hometown:||San Bernardino, Calif.|
|High School:||Redlands HS|
CAL STATE FULLERTON
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."