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22 - Gino Gordon
Gino Gordon
Height: 5-11
Weight: 185
Year: Junior
Hometown: Bonita, Calif.
High School: Francis Parker
Position: RB
House Affiliation: Quincy

At Harvard
2009:
Named preseason All-Ivy League Second Team by Phil Steele's Football Magazine ... Named to the Ivy League weekly Honor Roll on Sept 21. ... Had 93 total yards with two touchdowns in the opener against then-No. 23 Holy Cross ... Averaged 6.2 yards per carry with 137 yards and a touchdown in a win at Cornell on Oct. 10 ... Had 84 rushing yards and a TD on just nine carries (9.3 ypc) in a win over Princeton ... Named Ivy League Player of the Week and New England Football Writers' Gold Helmet recipient after rushing for 119 yards on 8 carries (14.9 ypc) with three touchdowns and 103 receiving yards on four receptions in a win over Dartmouth ... Averaged 5.2 yards per carry with two TDs in a win at Columbia ... Averaged 6.1 yards per carry with 85 on 14 rushes and used a 360-degree spin move to break out of a tackle for a loss on 4th-and-four with Harvard trailing 10-0 late in the fourth quarter, allowing Harvard to score the first of two late touchdowns to win, 14-10.

2008: Named to the All-Ivy League second-team at running back after rushing for 578 yards on 119 rushes for an average of 4.9 yards per carry and five touchdowns ...Also caught 14 passes for 82 yards and a touchdown ... Had 49 rushing yards including a four-yard touchdown run in a win at Lafayette ... Had 42 rushing yards and scored the game-winning touchdown on a six-yard carry in the final minutes of a 24-20 win at Princeton ... Ran for 78 yards on just six carries (13.0 ypc) in the first half of a 35-7 win at Dartmouth ... Had a touchdown run and 10 touches for 38 yards in the game ... Ran for a career-long 63 yard touchdown in a 24-21 win at Penn ... Named as the Ivy League Tri-Offensive Player of the Week after rushing for a career-high 168 yards on 39 carries and the game's long touchdown as Harvard defeated Yale, 10-0, for its 13th Ivy league championship. Gordon's day was the best afternoon for a Harvard tailback against Yale since 1996 when Eion Hu also racked up 177 yards on the ground via 40 carries en route to a 26-21 Harvard victory. Gordon also added two receptions for 19 yards in the victory.

2007: Appeared in nine games ... Two-time Ivy League Rookie of the Week and three-time Honor Roll honoree ... Made starts against Lehigh and Lafayette ... Totaled 101 carries for 374 yards (3.7 ypc) ... Had 20 carries for 69 yards at Lehigh Sept. 29 and 17 carries for 74 yards against Lafayette Oct. 13 ... Major H recipient.

Background
At Francis Parker: First team all-state and San Diego Union-Tribune all-county selection ... Led San Diego County in rushing as a senior (156 yards per game) ... Three-time All-Coastal League pick ... Helped school to the CIF San Diego Division V championship ... Chosen to all-county All-Academic first team ... National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholar Athlete ... Finalist for the KUSI Prep Pigskin Report Silver Pigskin Award as the top prep player in San Diego ... Named athlete of the month by the San Diego Hall of Champions ... National Honor Society ... Chosen to National Society of High School Scholars and the California Scholastic Federation.