"... though for some - notably American Chaser Arsenia Gonzales, who took Bludgers to the face in the 34th minute - it will be extremely painful."
-- match report from the Daily Prophet, 9 July 2014 (QWC)
Their last match of the tournament was the playoff for third place against a strong Japanese side, which they also lost by 330 points to 120. In this match Gonzales was injured by Bludgers hitting her in the face. The fourth place finish was still a good result for a team that hadn’t been expected to do very well (QWC).
Other canon notes and references
Arsenia is the female form of the name Arsenio, a name from Old Greek deriving from arsenios, which means "virile, manly" (Baby Namespedia).
Gonzales is originally of Germanic origin (coming to Spain via the Visigoths) and derives from the first name Gundisalvus, which means "battlefield or place" (Internet Surname Database).
As she comes from the USA, Gonzales may have attended the Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
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Writing by J K Rowling on WizardingWorld (Pottermore): The Daily Prophet
Writing by J K Rowling on Imgur (Daily Prophet coverage of the 2014 Quidditch World Cup, originally from Pottermore):
- History of the Quidditch World Cup
- Quidditch World Cup 1990-2014
- Match reports and articles from the 2014 Quidditch World Cup
Harry Potter Wiki: Arsenia Gonzales