|HOMETOWN||Fort Myers, Fla.|
|PREVIOUS SCHOOL||Bishop Verot HS|
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.