The greatest player in school history, Fernandez owns ISU’s career school records in victories (4), top-10 finishes (29), rounds in the 60s (28) and stroke average (72.09) ... Second Team Academic All-Big 12... Big 12 All-Tournament team ... Ping All-Central Region ... ranked 91st nationally in the Golfweek individual rankings ... led the team in stroke average at 71.89, the fifth-best single-season mark in school history ... also led the team in top-10 finishes (8) and sub-70 rounds (10) ... his eight top-10 finishes tied the single-season school mark ... averaged 71.25 strokes per round in the spring ... carded a 222 (74-73-75) at the NCAA Bremerton Regional (T46) ... tied his own record when he posted his eighth top-10 of the season at the Big 12 Championship (76-68-73-73=290) to become one of two Cyclones (Nick Voke) to earn Big 12 All-Tournament honors multiple times ... tallied his seventh top-10 at the Hawkeye Invite, tying for fourth with rounds of 70-68-72 (210)... picked up his third straight top-10 at the Desert Shootout with a 209 (T10)... added another top-10 with a 215 at the General Hackler (T4)... fired a 205 for the fourth-best 54-hole score in school history at the NIT where he won his second tournament of the season and his school-record fourth of his career (70-66-69) ... shot rounds of 71-67-72 (210) to add another top-10 (T6) at the Arizona Intercollegiate ... had two top-10 finishes and posted a 73.9 stroke average in the fall ... won his third career tournament title at the Badger Invitational (213), firing a final-round 66 to overcome an 8-shot deficit to begin the last round ... tied for seventh at the VCU shootout with rounds of 73-77-68 (218) ... owns three of the top-five single-season stroke averages in school history.
Ping All-Central Region ... ISU’s leader in stroke average (71.79), the fourth-best single-season scoring mark in school history ... led the team in top-10 finishes with seven ... posted six sub-70 rounds, including two 65s ... ranked No. 75 in the Golfstat rankings and No. 95 in Golfweek ... notched top-11 finishes in six of the last eight tournaments ... made it through the U.S. Open local qualifier in May ... tied for 82nd at the NCAA Championship (70-76-71=217) ... tied for sixth at the NCAA Columbia Regional (72-71-66=209), the best finish by a Cyclone in NCAA Regional history ... his 209 tied the ISU record for lowest 54-hole score in NCAA postseason play ... tied for 25th at the Big 12 Championship (299) ... posted best finish of the year at the Hawkeye Invitational as the runner up (211) ... finished seventh (65-70-73=208) at the ASU Thunderbird Invitational ... his 54-hole tally of 208 was his lowest on the season ... fired a bogey-free 6-under 65 in round one at the Thunderbird Invite to tie his career best 18-hole score ... tied for fifth at the General Hackler Invite (220) ... started the spring strong with a top-10 finish at the Desert Intercollegiate (71-70-71=212) ... tied for third at the David Toms Intercollegiate at 215 ... tied for fourth at the Regional Preview (73-70-68=210) ... named to 2nd team pre-season All-American team by Golfweek ... finished third at the European Amateur ... played in the Palmer Cup for Europe, winning 1 1/2 points for his team.
One of the best golfers in the nation ... Second-Team All-American by Golfweek and Ping (CGAA) ... Ping All-Central Region pick ... All-Big 12 First-Team selection ... Big 12 All-Tournament team ... Iowa State Male Athlete of the Year ... a Ben Hogan Award Watch List member, the first Cyclone ever to make the list ... named to the European Palmer Cup team ... one of five Cyclones in school history to earn an individual bid to a NCAA Regional, tying for 13th ... led all Cyclones with a school-record 71.27 stroke average, finishing in the top-five in seven of his 10 meets and in the top top-10 in eight of 10 tournaments ... ranked sixth nationally by Golfstat, the highest ranking ever by a Cyclone ... ranked 18th nationally by Golfweek ... ranked 39th in the World Amateur Golf Rankings (WAGR) ... his 71.27 stroke average broke the ISU single-season school record (Nate McCoy, 71.65 in 2012) ... season record was 708-50-12 and was 9-4-2 vs. top-25-ranked golfers ... had 109 birdies and four eagles ... tied for seventh at the Big 12 Championship (217) to earn all-tournament honors ... tied for first at the Furman Intercollegiate with a 209 ... fired a career-low 203 (69-65-69) at the ASU Thunderbird Invite, the second-lowest tournament total in school history, to place runner-up ... tied for third at the UTSA Invitational at 211 ... finished fall season ranked 10th nationally by Golfweek and 11th by Golfstat ... recorded runner-up finishes in the first two tournaments (Northern Intercollegiate; VCU Shootout) ... shot a 214 at the VCU Shootout to finish second after winning the title as a freshman in 2011 ... tied for third at the Bridgestone Collegiate with a 212 ... tied for 13th in the World Amateur, helping Spain tie for ninth ... won World University Championship with the Spanish Team placing 5th individually ... Placed 2nd at the Spanish Amateur.
Second on the team in stroke average at 73.18, the third-best stroke average recorded by a Cyclone freshman ... played in all 40 rounds ... tallied six top-10 finishes and finished in the top-10 in four of his last six tournaments ... tallied six sub-70 rounds, including carding a pair of 66s ... ended the year ranking 193rd nationally by Golfweek ... tied for fifth at the Border Olympics with a 217 ... finished sixth at the LSU Invitational (214) ...tied for fifth at the Hawkeye Invite at 211 (70-70-71) ... played in all five fall tournaments, ranking second on the team in stroke average at 72.57 ... placed in the top-10 in two fall tournaments ... earned medalist honors at the VCU Shootout, carding a 205, tying for the fourth-best 54-hole score in school history ... his first-round 66 was the second-lowest score (6-under) in relation to par ... became the first Cyclone rookie to win a tournament since 2002 ... notched his second career top-10 by carding a 211 at the Firestone Invite to tie for seventh ... helped the team victory at the Bridgestone Collegiate by tying for 15th.
Born August 3, 1992 ... son of Fermin and Julie Fernandez ... marketing major ... has one sister, Gina.