Big Man Eduardo Gomez del Casal Rodriquez has signed his National Letter of Intent and scholarship offer with La Sierra University. Eduardo is 4.0 student and AA graduate of Barstow Community College and recently served as the student representative to the Board of Trustees. "Eddie" is big and physical and will look to make an immediate impact inside the paint for the Golden Eagles this upcoming season. Eddie also is a tremendous student and he is bringing outstanding leadership skills with him. Click here for the La Sierra release and on behalf of all the lives you have impacted here at Barstow Community College we congratulate you Eddie and wish you the best of luck!!
"Eddie used his tremendous self confidence to push himself beyong the expectations of what many people thought he was capable of achieving. He set an example for all students and athletes to follow to get the most out of their intellectual and athletic talents." Head Coach Gerry Wright
"Eduardo is a tremendous young man who ceased every opportunity Barstow Community College had to offer. I am very proud of Eduardo's personal drive for success." Associate Dean of Student Services and Athletics - Thomas Armstrong
Riverside, Calif. - The Golden Eagles men's basketball program is happy to announce the signing of Eduardo Gomez del Casal Rodriquez. The 6'6 forward will arrive at La Sierra University this fall after spending the last two seasons at Barstow College.
Gomez del Casal Rodriquez is a native of Logrono, Spain. Prior to his time at Barstow, he played four years of high school basketball in his home country where he was twice named the league and finals most valuable player.
Eduardo was born with the basketball bug, following in the footsteps of his dad and uncle who played professionally in Spain. Gomez del Casal Rodriquez has requested to wear the number 10 jersey in honor of his father who wore the same number as a professional and who he also lists as his favorite athlete.
He not only has displayed his ability on the basketball court but more importantly in the classroom. Gomez del Casal Rodriquez arrives at La Sierra University with a 4.0 GPA and displayed leadership experience as a student government representative at his former institution.
We would like to welcome Eduardo to our La Sierra University community and the Golden Eagles athletic family.