Nadia Gomes Athlete Profile | BYU Cougar Club

Nadia Gomes Athlete Profile

#6 Nadia Gomes

Position: Forward Height: 5-6 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2014-2017 Hometown: Sandy, UT Last School: Brighton High School


  • Parents are Thomas and Arminda Shepherd
  • Has two sisters

Before BYU

  • Played for U-19 Women's Portuguese National Team in 2014 UEFA U-19 Qualifying
  • 2013 UHSAA 5A State Champion
  • 2013 Deseret News 5A Girls Soccer MVP
  • 2013 Salt Lake Tribune 5A Girls Soccer MVP
  • Club team captain

2014 | Freshman Year

  • Played in all 21 games
  • Made an assist in her debut against Cal State Fullerton
  • Finished the season with three goals and three assists

2015 | Sophomore Year

  • Ranked No. 9 best player in WCC in's Midseason Top 20
  • Named to the national Team of the Week for Oct. 6
  • Named Primetime Performer for her performance against LMU and Pepperdine
  • Voted WCC Player of the Week for Nov. 2
  • Named WCC Player of the Year
  • Named to All-WCC First Team
  • Named to NSCAA All-West Region First Team
  • Named to NSCAA All-America Third Team
  • 31st in the nation in game-winning goals with five
  • Led the WCC in points, goals and game-winning goals

2016 | Junior Year

  • MAC Hermann Trophy watch list
  • All-WCC Preseason Team
  • Named No. 34 player in the nation on Top Drawer Soccer's midseason report
  • All-WCC Second Team

2017 | Senior Year

  • Named to the West Coast Conference Preseason team
  • Voted West Coast Conference Player of the Week for Sept. 25