Abigail Gonzalez
Abigail Gonzalez
Height: 5-3
Year: Junior
Hometown: Kennesaw, Ga.
High School: Allatoona
Major: Nursing

2016-17 Season: Named to the New England Intercollegiate Swimming & Diving Association All-Academic Team and the Great Northeast Athletic Conference All-Academic Team ... Competed in 11 meets for the Sharks and ranked 15th on the team with 84 points ... Turned in 12 top-five finishes ... Swam in nine different events ... Scored 45 points at the GNAC Championship on December 3 and placed fifth in both the 200-yard butterfly and 400-yard individual medley events, while registering a personal-best time of 1:09.27 in the 100-yard butterfly to finish seventh ... Placed 13th in the 400-yard IM with a personal-record mark of 5:09.29 at the NEISDA Championship on February 16 and added personal-bests in the 200-yard butterfly and 200-yard IM events with marks of 2:33.95 and 2:28.33, respectively to place 18th and 20th ... Finished second with a personal-best time of 2:28.92 in the 200-yard backstroke and placed third in the 50-yard butterfly vs. Saint Joseph's College (Maine) and Western New England University on January 21.

2015-16 Season:
Tabbed to the GNAC All-Academic Team ... Tallied 32 points for the Sharks ... Competed in 11 different events and set nine personal records ... Recorded 11 top-five finishes ... Scored in the 100, 200 and 400 individual medley events with personal best times of 1:10.37, 2:29.79, 5:18.57, respectively, at the New England Intercollegiate Swimming & Diving Association Championships on February 12-14 ... Placed second in the 100-yard backstroke with a career-best mark of 1:12.61 and finished fourth in the 200-yard freestyle with a personal-record time of 2:20.21 vs. Plymouth State University on January 9 ... Posted personal-best times of 1:12.61 in the 100-yard backstroke and 2:34.07 in the 200-yard backstroke to place third in both events at Saint Joseph's College (Maine) the following day.

2014-15 Season: 
Scored 18 points in her rookie campaign for the Sharks ... Posted three top-three finishes, including a pair of second-place efforts ... Swam in seven different individual races ... Made her collegiate debut with fifth-place finishes in the 100-yard backstroke and the 100-butterfly on October 25 at Westfield State University ... Registered a season-best time of 31.31 in the 50-butterfly to finish second vs. Saint Joseph's College on January 11. 

High School/Personal: Four-year letterwinner in swimming and earned two letters in lacrosse for Allatoona High School ... Named a Marietta Daily Journal Scholar Athlete for the Buccaneers' swimming team ... Named a Captain for the AHS swimming team as a junior and senior ... Helped Allatoona High School swimming to its first-ever State Championship appearance as a first year ... Tabbed to the Principal's Honor Roll all four years for having a GPA of 4.0 or better at Allatoona High ... Earned the IDEAL Student Award in Mathematics 2, Honors Physics, Honors Spanish 3 and Pre-Calculus at AHS ... Recipient of Senator Lindsey Tippins Scholarship at Allatoona High School ... Member of National Honor Society at AHS ... Selected President of the National Spanish Honor Society as a senior and Vice-President as a junior at Allatoona High ... Member of the Beta Club, the Spirit Club and Relay for Life at AHS ... Served in The HELM student government organization at Allatoona High School ... Born April 7, 1996 ... Majoring in Nursing with a minor in Psychology at Simmons and would like to pursue a career as a Nurse ... Daughter of Kelly and Robert Gonzalez ... Earned Dean's List honors for all four of her semesters at Simmons ... Member of Student Nurses Association at Simmons and the Dance Marathon ... Enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family and watching Gilmore Girls and New Girl.