Cal Track & Field BIO
Gianna Fernandez
Player Profile:
Gianna Fernandez 1251071
Other Position: High Jump
Year: Junior
Hometown: Morgan Hill, Calif.
High School: Presentation HS
Experience: 1 Letter
  • Ranked fifth on Cal's all-time performer list in the high jump
  • PR effort of 5-9.75 at the 2011 Pac-10 meet earned her a fifth-place conference finish
  • Set school records in the high jump and triple jump at Presentation HS

Junior (2012): Led the Bears with a best of 5-9.25 in the high jump, a mark set achieved twice during the year - at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational and at NCAA West Preliminaries ... placed 16th at the preliminary meet ... also 10th at the Pac-10 Championships (5-6.50) and second in the Big Meet (5-6.50) ... during the indoor season, tied for sixth at the MPSF meet (5-6.00) ... named MPSF All-Academic indoors and honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic outdoors. Sophomore (2011): Raised her Cal PR 6.5 inches from her freshman season ... finished 10th in the high jump at the MPSF indoor meet (5-4.50) ... named honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic and to the MPSF All-Academic team. Freshman (2010): Had a season-best 5-3.25 in the high jump at the Stanford Invitational. High School: Named MVP of her Presentation HS team as a senior ... PR was 5-6 in the high jump ... also played two seasons of varsity volleyball. Personal: Born Sept. 28, 1990, in San Jose, Calif. ... parents are Mervyn and Brenda Fernandez ... father played football at San Jose State and professionally wiht the Los Angeles Raiders (NFL) and BC Lions (CFL) ... brother, Joe, was a wide receiver with the Seattle Seahawks in 2007 ... sociology major.

Career Best Marks
Event                 Mark   Date
High Jump   5-9.75 (1.77m)   May 14, 2011
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