Abel Gomez
 Abel Gomez

Las Vegas, Nevada

High School:
Rancho HS





UVU lands 14 wrestlers on WWC All-Academic squad

Chase Cuthbertson, Avery Garner, Abel Gomez, Sam Mecham, Bracken Nipko and Monte Schmalhaus made the All-Academic Team while eight others were named to the Coaches' Honor Roll.


Six Wolverines place Saturday at the UVU Open

Freshman Jed Mellen, who competed unattached, led the way by winning the 133-pound weight class.


UVU goes 1-2 at the Eastern Michigan Duals on Saturday

The Wolverines defeated Gardner-Webb but fell to Michigan State and Ohio.


Wolverine wrestling: 2013-14 season preview

UVU will host its annual Intrasquad Dual Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the PE Building.

At Utah Valley University ...
FRESHMAN ~ (2013-14): 12-11 overall record (0-1 duals) ... named to the WWC All-Academic Team ... went 3-2 at the U.S. Western National Open on Feb. 23 ... posted 2-2 records at three separate tournaments (the Colorado Mesa Open, the Eastern Michigan Open, and the UVU Open) ... took on Northern Colorado's Nick Bayer on Feb. 12 in his lone dual match of the season and dropped a 6-1 decision ... picked up four wins on the season by major decision and six by decision.

Before Utah Valley ...
Prepped at Rancho High School in North Las Vegas, Nev. ... 2013 Nevada State Champion at 170 pounds and placed third at State in 2012 at 182 pounds ... Sunset Regional Champion in both 2012 and 2013 ... also played football in high school.

Personal ...
Graduated from Rancho HS in 2013 with a 4.158 GPA ... a member of the National Honor Society as well as a Rancho Crossfit Club member ... plan to major in exercise science at UVU ... his broth Angel wrestles heavyweight at Waldorf College in Iowa ... also recruited by Arizona State, Grand Canyon and Drexel ... son of Minerva Gomez.