As a junior in 2011: Saw action in 14 games and started in nine...earned first career start as a Terrapin vs. No. 19 Boston University (Aug. 26)...notched first career assist as a Terp on Witmer's game-winner vs. Northwestern (Sept. 10)...scored first goal as a Terrapin vs. Villanova (Sept. 11)..named to ACC's Academic Honor Roll.
Before Maryland: Played freshman and sophomore seasons at Providence College...played in 38 games in those two years...in 2010, finished second on the team in scoring with nine points on three goals and three assists...earned NFHCA Division I All-Northeast Region Second-Team honors...as a freshman in 2009, she registered nine points on three goals and three assists...recorded two game-winning goals on the year against then-No. 4 Princeton (9/20) and Vermont on (11/1).
In High School: Attended Proctor Academy and averaged 12 goals and 20 assists over four seasons...recipient of the Charles Marvin Award for leadership, sportsmanship and ability as a freshman in 2005... awarded Most Improved Player in 2006...earned coaches' MVP honors in 2008...also competed in ice hockey and softball.
Personal: Daughter of John and Paola Fernandez...has one brother, Stephen...came to Maryland because of its intense competitive environment and its history of success...wanted to experience diversity of the campus...neurobiology major.
FERNANDEZ'S CAREER HIGHS Goals: 2, vs. Georgetown (Oct. 30, 2010)*
Assists: 1, (seven times, last vs. Northwestern, Sept. 10, 2011)
Points: 3, vs. Georgetown (Oct. 30, 2010)*
FERNANDEZ'S CAREER STATISTICS
*-Career highs, 2009 and 2010 seasons all at Providence College.