Fernando Gonzalez - Catcher - University of Georgia

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Favorite Flavor - Cinnamon Toast

Instagram - @fgonzalez0212

Read about Fercho's journey from Panama City, Panama.

Personal: Born Dec. 2, 2001
*Son of Yaravy and Alexander Gonzalez
*Major: Sport Management

*Originally from Panama City, Panama and moved to the United States in 2018.

High School:

*Earned 2nd Team All-Region honors as a sophomore, batting .347 with four doubles, three home runs and 23 RBI as the Warriors went 18-11 in 2019.

*Played summer baseball with Team Elite/Braves Scout Team and won an elite title.

*Batted .373 with one home run and 29 RBI in 40 summer league games in 2019.

* A graduate of North Cobb Christian where he played for James Keane

2021 (Freshman):

*Appeared in 40 games with 36 starts (33-C, 3-DH) for the squad that went 31-25 and advanced to the SEC Tournament.

*Set a school record for catchers with a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage in 330 total chances.

*Threw out 45 percent of base stealers and finished with seven passed balls.

* Batted .254 with six doubles, two home runs and 13 RBI overall and .293-2-12 in SEC action.

* Smashed the only grand slam by the Bulldogs, came in the sixth inning against Auburn in a 4-0 win and began a career-best eight-game hitting streak.

2022 (Sophmore):

* Ranked #47 in the nation by D1 Baseball organization.

* Ranked #24 in the nation at his position (catcher) by D1 Baseball Organization.

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