2013: Played as a starter and a reliever for UMES, pitching in 16 games with six starts ... struck out a team-best 25 batters ... improved ERA from last season, concluding at 7.54 in 45.1 innings with a save and an 0-5 record ... started Opening Day against Winthrop (2/15), allowing just one hit and no runs in five innings in a no decision ... threw a five-inning start against Lafayette (3/10), having two runs with a pair of strikeouts in a no decision ... struck out five and allowed just one hit in a three-inning save vs. Coppin State (3/17) ... combined to throw three relief appearances from March 30th through April 6th, going six innings without an earned run ... started Senior Day vs. Coppin State (4/28), throwing a career-high 6.2 innings with three strikeouts and six runs.
2012: Served as a weekend starter for the Hawks ... played in 14 games with 12 starts, finishing with 0-7 record and 7.88 ERA ... debuted for UMES with two shutout innings in relief at Gardner-Webb (2/17) ... pitched five innings in first start, allowing two runs with three strikeouts vs. Western Illinois in the Bulldog Classic (2/26) ... combined for four runs in 8.2 innings in two starts vs. Coppin State (3/31, 4/7).
JUCO: Helped team to go 19-1 in-conference; team combined to go 46-6.
High School/Club: Earned three letters in baseball at Albertus Magnus High School ... led team to a top-5 finish in power rankings.
Personal: Born Jan. 18, 1992 in Manhattan, N.Y. ... son of Jesus and Anna Marie Hernandez ... has two brothers, Julian and Jimmy ... major is general studies ... pregame routine includes switching crosses and listening to his IPod ... personal best sports moment was throwing a no-hitter against three future MLB draft picks ... lists his parents as people who influence him most for helping put him where he is today ... person best non-athletic accomplishment is skipping the third grade ... plans to become an officer in the United States Marine Corps upon graduation ... favorite saying is "Pain is weakness leaving the body." ... favorite book is The Things They Carried ... favorite movie is "Remember the Titans" ... personal athletic goal this season is to have a sub-3.00 ERA ... personal athletic goal before graduation is to win the MEAC.
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