2012-13 Men's Golf
|HOMETOWN||Fort Myers, Fla.|
|PREVIOUS SCHOOL||Bishop Verot HS|
Entering His Senior Season | Career Stats
Has 25 career par-or-better rounds to rank 6th in program history … is on schedule to break the career rounds played record as he finished his junior year with 92 career rounds, just 13 shy of Daniel Mazziotta’s (2011) record of 105 … has 78 counting scores (84.8 percent) during the course of his career; the program record of 97 is held by Mazziotta, and only two players (Brandon Pena, 90) have ever recorded at least 90 such rounds … has posted 246 career birdies, good for 4th place on the all-time list and 67 shy of surpassing Mazziotta’s record of 312 … enters his senior season with six eagles, already 4th most on the program’s career record book and only three shy of matching and four short of surpassing Kyle Hammond (2009) and David Steele’s (2005) record of nine.
As A Junior (2013-14) | Tournament-By-Tournament Stats
Was the only member of the team to play in all 11 tournaments on the year … posted a stroke average of 76.82 … 25 of his 33 rounds were used in the team score … best finish was a 4th-place showing at the Harmony Preserve Intercollegiate (Mar. 2-4) as he shot three straight rounds of par or better: 72-69-72 (213, -3) … his performance helped FGCU to the tournament title … his best round of the season was a 4-under 68 in the second round of the Cobra PUMA Invitational (Oct. 27-28) which FGCU hosted and also won … that 68 was sandwiched between rounds of 71 and 74 as he posted a 213 total (-3) to finish in a tie for 5th out of 75 golfers … rolled in 86 birdies on the year to rank among the top-5 percent nationally in that category … those 86 birdies were also the 11th most in a single season in program history … his round of 68 was among the top-10 percent nationally in all scores submitted on the year … played par-5 holes to an average of 4.78 … used a season-low 22 putts during a round at the Pinetree Intercollegiate … his eight rounds of par or better were the most on the team … one of only three team members with multiple rounds in the 60s over the course of the year.
As A Sophomore (2012-13) | Tournament-By-Tournament Stats
Posted five top-25 showings and one top 10 … had a stroke average of 77.4 … posted a season-low 68 (-4) in the opening round of the Cobra/PUMA Invitational, which was the second-best round recorded by an FGCU player on the year … went on to shoot a 69 in the second round and 73 in the final to close the tournament in a tie for 6th out of 81 competitors … his 68-69 (137) represented the seventh-best 36-hole total in program history … finished T-19 at the Stetson/CFSC Invitational (Nov. 5-6) following rounds of 73-76-75 (224) … shot 73-78-81 (232) at the Harmony Golf Preserve Intercollegiate (Mar. 4-6) and finished 24th overall … tied for 16th in his second-to-last tournament of the year at the Jim West Intercollegiate (Apr. 8-9), going 73-79-72 (224) … tied for 25th at the Atlantic Sun Championship … posted 68 birdies on the year, second most on the FGCU roster and among the top-10 percent in the nation … also recorded two eagles on the year, tied for the 11th most by a player in a single season in program history.
As A Freshman (2011-12) | Tournament-By-Tournament Stats
Started his first year in the Green and Blue with a tremendous season, posting a medalist performance, five top-10 finishes and another just outside the top 10 … had an average score of 73.3 … averaged just 29.58 putts per round to rank 37th in the nation in that category … also finished in the top 100 in the country in par-5 scoring (4.67/69th), birdie conversion (.298/48th), sand saves (.59/26th) and putting par (.65/90th) … earned his medalist crown at the UCF Rio Pinar Invitational, by shooting rounds of 72, 68 and a career-best 67 for a 207 total Mar. 19-20 … in just his second collegiate tournament he finished in solo 4th at the Cobra/PUMA Invitational (Oct. 2-3), shooting three straight rounds under par: 71-68-71 (210) … finished 11th out of 77 golfers after a 74-74-73 (221) at the John Dallio Memorial (Oct. 8-9) … two weeks later he improved his score each round as part of the Mission Inn Fall Intercollegiate (Oct. 21-23) by going 79-73-72 (224) to finished tied for 6th … finished in solo 6th place Nov. 7-8 at the Stetson/CFSC Invitational (75-68-77, 220) … tied for 7th out of 81 following rounds of 72-72-70 (214) at the Rice Intercollegiate (Feb. 20-21).
Participated in three Class A State Championships … named the 2010 Fort Myers News-Press Player of the Year … earned All-Arena first team status from the News-Press as a junior … won the prestigious 18th Nolan Henke/Patty Berg Junior Masters at Cypress Lake Country Club with a four-under par 68 in the final round … won second straight District A-17 individual championship with a three-under 69, while also leading Bishop Verot to a team title … one two state qualifiers at the Class 1A-Region 6 Tournament …finished 36th at the Class A State Tournament with back-to-back 75s … posted a stroke average of 35.5 as a senior … topped current Eagle Alex Medinis and former four-year letterwinner Dan Mazziotta at the U.S. Amateur Qualifier at Kensington Golf & Country Club with rounds of 70-73/143 … finished 37th out of a field of 170 and was the 13th-best finisher from the U.S. in the Boys Championship flight of the Doral-Publix Junior Golf Classic run by The First Tee Miami-Dade Amateur Golf Classic.
Born on July 22, 1993 … son of Al Hernandez and Debbie Felice … accounting major … has two siblings, Alena and Nick.
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