As a Redshirt Freshman in 2011: Talented defender that saw action in Maryland's staunch back line in 2011...appeared in nine matches, helping the Terps to shutout victories against St. John's (8/26), Boston College (9/9), Adelphi (10/11) and West Virginia (11/20)...earned his first career start against Boston College (11/8) in the ACC quarterfinals...also tallied starts against West Virginia (11/20) and Louisville (11/27) in the NCAA tournament.
As a Freshman in 2010: Served a redshirt season.
Before Maryland: Lettered four years in soccer for the McDonogh High School ... two-time all-state, all-region and all-conference ... helped McDonogh to a first-place conference finish in 2007 and 2008 ... 2009 NSCAA High School All-American Team ... ESPN RISE Magazine First Team All-American ... member of Baltimore Bays Chelsea Academy ... member of U.S. U-17 National Team Player Pool...scored a goal against the U-17 Ghana National Team in a trip to England ... 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.
Personal: Son of Martinez and Cheryl Fernandez ... born Sept. 7, 1992 ... has one older brother, Martinez II ... favorite athletes are Cristiano Ronaldo and Sergio Ramos ... chose Maryland because of its relative location to home and championship soccer program... majoring in business.
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