Head cross country/assistant track coach MikeNelson on Gomoll:
High School: Gomoll earned four varsity letters in both track and cross country at Whitefish Bay High School ... Captain of both his track and cross country teams his junior and senior years ... Two-time North Shore Conference cross country champion ... Finished seventh in the state in cross country his senior year with a time of 15:45 ... Earned the 2012 Cross Country Captain's Award ... Was a 2012 first team all-state cross country runner ... Helped his team to a 2012 North Shore Conference DMR championship... Earned Duke Pride Award for leadership ... Was a North Shore Conference Scholar Athlete for the 2012-13 season ... Holds a personal best for cross country with a time of 15:38 (5k).
Personal: Gomoll was born in Milwaukee, Wis., to Tom and Kate Gomoll... His mother ran cross country at UW-Eau Claire ... Has an older sister, Andrea, who runs cross country at St. Olaf College... Plans to major in engineering.