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Republic FC Adds Goalkeeper Tomas Gomez to Roster

By Republic FC Communications, 01/08/21, 10:00AM PST

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MLS Super Draft Selection & Veteran Goalkeeper Led 2019 USL Club to US Open Cup Quarterfinals Appearance

Sacramento, Calif. – Sacramento Republic FC announced today that Goalkeeper Tomas Gomez will join the Indomitable Club for its 2021 USL Championship season, pending league and federation approval. Per club policy, the terms of the contract were not disclosed.

“We are very happy to welcome Tomas to the club. He will bring valuable experience that further solidifies our goalkeeping position,” said Republic FC General Manager Todd Dunivant. “He knows this league well, has had a lot of success in USL, and shares our indomitable mentality.”

The 27-year-old shot-stopper is set to join Republic FC after a season with Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC, where he started 8 matches and earned three clean sheets. Before joining Pittsburgh, Gomez spent two seasons with Saint Louis FC, recording 42 starts across USL Championship and US Open Cup competitions – including a 2019 Open Cup run to the Quarterfinals after defeating MLS side FC Cincinnati. In 2016 and 2017, he manned the net for the Rochester Rhinos earning the league’s Golden Glove award for lowest goals-against average in back-to-back seasons (.69 GAA in 2016, 0.73 in 2017.) Over his five-year USL Championship career, Gomez has made 87 appearances, made 202 saves, tallied 35 clean sheets with a .98 goals-against average.

Gomez was a four-year starter at Georgetown University, where he led the Hoyas to a 50-16-13 record from 2011-14. Gomez was named to the All-BIG EAST Conference team three times (2012-14), the All-Region team three times (2012-14), and was selected as the BIG EAST Co-Goalkeeper of the Year in 2013.

In 2012, he was selected for the US U-20 Men’s National Team camp. Gomez was drafted by the Columbus Crew in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft before signing with San Jose Earthquakes in 2015.

Tomás Gómez
Pronunciation: Toe-mah-sus Goh-Mez 
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 6’2”
Weight: 195 lbs
Number: 27
Born: May 20, 1993
Age: 27
Birthplace: Montemorelos
Country: Mexico
Previous Club: Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC

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