Jennifer Hernandez
Jennifer  Hernandez

Van Nuys, Calif.

High School:
Birmingham HS

Fresno State: (2009 Cross Country) Ran her best time of the season 19:05 at the 5K Notre Dame Invitational, taking 51st overall ... timed in at 19:16.10 at the 5K UC Irvine Invitational ... took 22nd place at the WAC Championships with a time of 20:30.2. (2008 Cross Country) Led the Bulldogs for the second half of the season, coming on as the team's No. 1 finisher ... placed eighth at the WAC Championships, timing an 18:54.60 in the 5K to earn second team All-WAC honors ... clocked a 5K season-best of 18:18 at the Santa Clara Invitational ... finished 12th at the Perpperdine Invite, clocking Fresno State's second-best all-time with a personal-best 6K of 21:55.49. (2008 Track) Ran the 10,000- and 5,000-meter races for the Bulldogs ... the Bulldogs' second finisher in the 10,000 at the WAC Outdoor Championships ... timed a best of 37:49.39 in the 10,000 at the Mt. SAC Relays, the fourth-best time in the conference. (2007 Cross Country) Finished in 11th place with a time of 19:22 during the 5K Hornet Jamboree ... the team's third finisher at the WAC Championships, placing 31st overall. (2007 Track) Best Bulldog in the 10,000-meter ... put up a team-topping 38:24.50 finish in the 10,000 at the UCLA Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational ... fifth in the WAC standings for the 10,000 ... also ran the 5,000 with a best of 18:57.26. (2006 Cross Country) Finished second among Fresno State runners at the NCAA West Regional, placing 116th overall with a time of 23:46 in the 6K race ... placed 23rd overall with a time of 18:41 in the 5K at the WAC Championships.

Prior to Fresno State: A four-year letterwinner in track and field at Birmingham HS ... also earned three varsity letters in cross country.

Personal: Born Sept. 1, 1988 in Los Angeles, Calif. ... mother is Maria Mejia ... has three brothers, Luis, Joe and Willie ... hobbies include reading and attending sporting events ... admires her mother because of her strength and support ... came to Fresno State because of the public support and great team spirit.

Hernandez's Records Best Times Meet, Date
5K 18:54.60 WAC Championship, 11/1/08
6K 21:55.49 Pepperdine Invitational, 10/4/08

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