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Daniel Gomez-Tanamachi
Daniel Gomez-Tanamachi

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mexico City, Mexico

Position:
Foil

Experience:
SR


01/12/2013

Penn State Fencing Dominates in White Building

Men's team goes 5-0 at Winter Duals, and Women's team goes 5-1

11/04/2012

Men's Fencing Dominates Foil Event at Garret Open

Five male fencers place within top three of respective events

09/28/2012

VIDEO: Fencing Q&A with Nittany Lion Olympians

Miles Chamley-Watson (U.S.) and Daniel Gomez-Tanamachi share their Olympic experiences

08/13/2012

Five Penn State Alums Earn Olympic Medals

Hodge and Harmotto earn silver, McLeod, Moscato and Dell earn bronze

07/19/2012

Nineteen Penn Staters Head to 2012 Olympic Games

School-record 19 Nittany Lions set to travel to London

Career Statistics
YearW-LPct.
2009-1026-11.703
2010-1144-10.815
2011-1224-8.750
2012-1326-8.765
Career120-37.764

2012 Mexico Olympian

LION CAREER:
2012-13: Gomez-Tanamachi started his senior year after coming home from the London Olympics, in which he had a spot on the Mexico Men's Foil Team. He had another outstanding collegiate year, and finished the regular season with a record of 26-8. The senior had 3-0 performances against Drew, Haverford, and Ohio State. He also placed 2nd in the Garret Open.

2011-12: Gomez-Tanamachi enjoyed a stellar junior campaign. He went 24-8 and placed 1st at the Mid-Atlantic/South Regional to qualify for the National Championships. He defeated 13 opponents to claim 10th in the nation and be named an Honorable Mention All-American. Gomez-Tanamachi had a trio of 3-0 performances, coming against NYU, Princeton(12/3), and Penn, recpectively. He also went 2-1 against Harvard(twice), St. John's, Columbia, Notre Dame, and Princeton(2/12), as well as 2-0 against Temple. He placed 6th at Penn State's Garret Open. After the season, Gomez-Tanamachi claimed a spot on the Mexico Men's Foil Team for the 2012 Olympics in London.

2010-11: In his second season with the Nittany Lions, the sophomore went 44-10 in the regular season.

2009-10: Daniel made his debut with the Nittany Lions going 26-11.

HIGH SCHOOL/PERSONAL:
Gomez-Tanamachi hails from Mexico City where he attended the Eton School. As a juniors player, he was a member of the Mexican Cadet, Junior and Senior National Teams since 2007 and placed 11th at the World Junior Championships.

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