Top 12 Out of Each Event Will Advance to NCAA Nationals
Junior Goes 25-11.50, Wins By Nearly a Foot and a Half
Payton Jordan Invitational Allows Several Runners to Post Best Times
Bears Break Six-Year Streak against Cardinal with Emotional Victory
119th Renewal of Rivalry to Be Contested at Stanford
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