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: Has made all six starts for the Retrievers thus far... Has two assists on the year coming against Appalachain State and Sacred Heart.
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.
|Aug 29||Long Island||W, 4-0|
|Aug 31||Sacred Heart||W, 2-1|
|Sep 5||at Maryland||T, 0-0|
|Sep 7||Appalachian St.||W, 3-1|
|Sep 12||at UNLV||L, 1-0|
|Sep 14||vs. Cal St. Fullerton||L, 4-3|
|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.)||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Sep 24||William & Mary||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Sep 27||at George Mason||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Sep 30||at Delaware||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Oct 4||UMass Lowell||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Oct 18||at Albany||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Oct 21||at Navy||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Oct 25||at New Hampshire||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Nov 5||at Stony Brook||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|