5 - Marquez Fernandez
Marquez Fernandez
Height: 5-8
Weight: 160
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Baltimore, Md.
High School: McDonogh/Maryland
Position: B
g 1
a 2
sh % .125
gw 0

Accolades: (2013) Selected to America East Second Team… Shared Coaches’ Award with Spencer Williams and Geaton Caltabiano, which is given to student-athletes who exemplify the highest standards on the field and in the classroom... Earned Semester Academic honors (3.50 gpa) in the fall. Selected to America East Fall Commissioner's Honor Roll (2014) A President's List (4.00 gpa) honoree in the spring semester. 

2014: Made all 17 starts for the Retrievers thus far... Has two assists on the year coming against Appalachain State and Sacred Heart... Named to the All-Tournament Team of the Doubletree Classic and the All-Tournament team of Hampton Inn BWI Classic... Amongst 30 NCAA® men’s soccer student-athletes who excel both on and off the field and were selected as candidates today for the 2014 Senior CLASS Award® in collegiate soccer.

2013: Speedy, skilled central defender fit neatly into the Retriever backline… Missed some games early in the season due to injury, but started 15 of 16 contests on the year… Scored his first collegiate goal in his first start since missing three games with a score in 3-2 double overtime victory over Navy on Sept. 17… With UMBC’s winning streak in the balance, he scored from close range in the 104’ against George Washington to give the host Retrievers a 2-1 triumph on Sept. 28… Recorded his third goal of the season in the first half at UMass-Lowell on Nov. 2, but suffered an injury and did not play in regular season finale… Played all 200 minutes in America East title game and NCAA Tournament contest. 

2012: Played in six games for the 2012 ACC champion Maryland Terrapins... Earned his first start of the season against Colgate on Oct. 16 ... Played a role in four shutout wins.

2011: Talented defender that saw action in Maryland's staunch back line...Appeared in nine matches, helping the Terps to shutout victories against St. John's, Boston College, Adelphi and West Virginia...Earned his first career start against Boston College on Nov. 8 in the ACC quarterfinals...Also tallied starts against West Virginia and Louisville in the NCAA tournament.

2010: Red-shirted in his true freshman year at Maryland.

Background: Considering a major in sociology… In the summer of 2013, earned a place on the Premier Development League Team of the Week while competing for the Baltimore Bohemians… The defender scored twice in a 2-2 tie vs. the Jersey Express… Lettered four years in soccer for the McDonogh High School ... The 2008 and 2009 NSCAA Maryland Player of the Year and the Maryland Gatorade Player of the Year…The Baltimore Sun Player of the Year in 2008… A two-time all-state, all-region and all-conference performer ... Helped McDonogh to a first-place conference finish in 2007 and 2008 ... A member of the 2009 NSCAA High School All-American Team ... An ESPN RISE Magazine First Team All-American ... Member of Baltimore Bays Chelsea Academy and the U.S. U-17 National Team Player Pool...Scored a goal against the U-17 Ghana National Team in a trip to England ... A two-time national champion with the Bays in 2007 and 2008 ... Also a three-time regional and four-time state cup champion with the Bays, coached by Steve Nichols ... Also participated in indoor track at McDonogh, a set a high school record as part of the 4 x 200 relay squad… Member of the National Society of High School Scholars and the Honor Roll… Older brother, Martinez, competed in soccer at the prep level… An accomplished saxophone player… Also enjoys cooking… Son of Cheryl and Marty Fernandez… Born Sept. 7, 1992.

CAREER STATISTICS

YearGP-GSSHGAPts.
2011 (Maryland)9-33000
2012 (Maryland)6-10000
201316-155306
201418-187124
Career49-37154210
Recent Games
Nov 1 Vermont W, 5-1
Nov 5 at Stony Brook W, 2-0
Nov 12 Vermont W, 3-1
Nov 15 Hartford W, 2-1
Nov 20 at Wake Forest T, 0-0
Nov 23 at Maryland W, 1-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 22 7
Games started 22 7
Goals 1 1
Assists 2 0
Points 4 2
Shots 8 3
Shot Pct .125 .333
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 0 0
Date Opponent Score g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 23 at American   - - - - - - -
Aug 29 Long Island W, 4-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Aug 31 Sacred Heart W, 2-1 0 1 1 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 5 at Maryland T, 0-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 7 Appalachian St. W, 3-1 0 1 1 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 12 at UNLV L, 1-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 14 vs. Cal St. Fullerton L, 4-3 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 20 Loyola (Md.) T, 1-1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 24 William & Mary L, 2-1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 27 at George Mason L, 3-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 30 at Delaware W, 1-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 4 UMass Lowell W, 2-1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 11 Hartford W, 2-1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 18 at Albany T, 1-1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 21 at Navy L, 2-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 25 at New Hampshire W, 2-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 29 Binghamton W, 1-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 1 Vermont W, 5-1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 5 at Stony Brook W, 2-0 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 0
Nov 12 Vermont W, 3-1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 15 Hartford W, 2-1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 20 at Wake Forest T, 0-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 23 at Maryland W, 1-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 30 at Louisville   - - - - - - -
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 22 22 .05 .09 .18 .36 .125 .09 .250
Conference 7 7 .14 .00 .29 .43 .333 .14 .333
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 11 11 .00 .18 .18 .45 .000 .00 .000
Away 10 10 .10 .00 .20 .30 .333 .20 .667
Neutral 1 1 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -

Wins 13 13 .08 .15 .31 .31 .250 .08 .250
Losses 5 5 .00 .00 .00 .60 .000 .20 .333

August 2 2 .00 .50 .50 .00 - .00 -
September 8 8 .00 .12 .12 .38 .000 .12 .333
October 6 6 .00 .00 .00 .33 .000 .00 .000
November 6 6 .17 .00 .33 .50 .333 .17 .333
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 22 22 1 2 4 8 .125 2 .250 2 0 0-0 0
Conference 7 7 1 0 2 3 .333 1 .333 0 0 0-0 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -

Home 11 11 0 2 2 5 .000 0 .000 1 0 0-0 0
Away 10 10 1 0 2 3 .333 2 .667 0 0 0-0 0
Neutral 1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 1 0 0-0 0

Wins 13 13 1 2 4 4 .250 1 .250 1 0 0-0 0
Losses 5 5 0 0 0 3 .000 1 .333 1 0 0-0 0

August 2 2 0 1 1 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
September 8 8 0 1 1 3 .000 1 .333 1 0 0-0 0
October 6 6 0 0 0 2 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0
November 6 6 1 0 2 3 .333 1 .333 1 0 0-0 0