Asian Soccer Players
Kate Gong enters her second season with the Trojans.
Gong joined the Trojan roster as a walk-on and appeared in one game.
Gong was a forward on the three-time league champion team at Lowell High in San Francisco, Calif... Named the All-City MVP in 2003 and 2004, and received All-City Honorable Mention in 2002... Set a city record with seven goals scored in a singles game in 2003... Team also was Transbay champs in 2002 and 2004... Played club for San Francisco Vikings and Oakland Bay Oaks.
Gong is majoring in English... Parents are Erika Delacorte and David Gong... Has a twin brother, Steven... Lists Indian food, pizza and oatmeal as her favorite foods and "Diva" as her favorite movie... Says some of her favorite pastimes away from soccer are traveling, cycling, reading and writing... Birthdate is June 9, 1986.
KATE'S CAREER STATS
GP-GS Shots Goals Asts Pts GWG 2007 (Jr.) 1-0 0 0 0 0 0
Skilled forward with great work ethic who will add to Tech’s offensive attack in 2008.
Club: FC Kendall of Miami.
High School: Four-year member at Varela High School ... Back-to-back state championships during his junior and senior seasons ... Dade County Player of the Year as a senior ... Tallied 31 goals and dished out 10 assists as a junior ... Dade County Honorable Mention selection during his freshman season ... Two-time first-team all-county and team most valuable player during his final two years.
Personal: Born November 22, 1989 in Sao Paulo, Brazil ... Son of Luiz Massao Yamashita and Enaildes Yamashita ... Majoring in aerospace engineering.