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Francis Hernandez
Francis Hernandez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Windham, N.H.

High School:
Bishop Guertin

Last College:
Providence

Event:
Distance/XC

2014 Cross Country:
Competed in six events ... Recorded two fifth place finishes at the South Alabama Opener and Florida State Invitational ... Placed 14th at the Furman Classic with a time of 25:10.31.

2014 Outdoor:
Saw action in five meets, competing in the 800m and 1500m ... Set a personal record at the Tiger Track Classic in the 1500m with a time of 3:50.93 to finish fifth ... Recorded a personal-best in the 800m at 1:54.22 at the Yellow Jacket Invite ... Finished eighth in the 1500m at the Border Clash and War Eagle Invitational ... Concluded the year with a sixth place performance in the 1500m at the Tennessee Challenge.

2014 Indoor:
Did not compete.

2013 Cross Country:
Led Auburn to its victory at the Trojan Invite, claiming the individual titile with a time of 16:10.62 ... Placed 18th at the Mountain Dew Invite at 25:07.15 ... Set an 8K personal record at the Panorama Farms Invite with a time of 24:50.58 ... Recorded a personal-best time in the 10K at the NCAA South Regional with a time of 31:33.00.

2013 Outdoor:

Competed in four meets participating in the 800 and 1500 meter ... Placed second in the 1500 meters at the Samford Multi and Invitational posting a time of 4:04.17 ... Placed fourth in the 1500 meters at the Yellow Jacket Invite posting a time of 3:53.95, his personal best of the season ... Placed fourth in the 800 meters at the War Eagle Invitational posting a time of 1:54.29, his best 800 meter finish of the season.

2013 Indoor:
Competed in three meets participating in the 800 meters and the Mile ... Took second place in the Mile at the Alabama Indoor Opener with a time of 4:11.84 ... Set a personal best in the Mile with a time of 4:10.55 at the Husker Invite and in the 800 meters with a time of 1:52.90 at the Auburn Invite.

2012 Cross Country:
Competed in six meets participating in the 6k, 8k and 10k distance events ... Placed fifth in the Azalea City Classic 8k with a time of 25:53.03 ... Recorded a personal best 8k time of 25:10.61 at the Greater Louisville Classic ... Placed 74th overall in the SEC Championship 8k with a time of 25:52.15 ... Competed in the NCAA South Regional 10k and recorded a 32:06.6 time for a 50th place finish.

Prior to Auburn:
Spent two seasons at Providence College ... 2010 Cross Country ... Placed 243rd (35:01.10) at the NCAA Championships on 11/22 ... Placed 50th (31:21) at the NCAA Northeast Regionals on 11/13 ... Finished 37th (26:28) at the BIG EAST Championships on 10/30 ... Finished 154th (25:36) at Pre Nationals on 10/16 ... Finished 19th (25:12) at the New England Intercollegiate Championships on 10/9 ... Placed 105th (25:12) at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational on 10/2 ... Placed third (26:24) at the CCSU Blue Devil Invitational on 9/11 ... 2011 Outdoor Track ... Did not compete ... 2011 Cross Country ...Did not compete ... 2012 Indoor Track ... Finished third in the 3,000 meters in a time of 8:31.17 at the Brown Alden Invitational on 12/3 ... Placed first in the mile (4:21.4) at the Fordham Season Opener on 12/2 ... Outdoor Track ... Finished first in the 1,500 meters in a time of 4:01.45 at the Stony Brook University Invitational on 4/4 ... Placed second in the 1,500 meters (3:59.50) at the Brown Springtime Open on 4/29 ... Placed 243rd (35:01.10) at the 2012 NCAA Cross Country Championships on 11/22 ... Placed 50th (31:21) at the NCAA Northeast Regionals on 11/13 ... Finished 37th (26:28) at the BIG EAST Championships on 10/30 ... Finished 154th (25:36) at Pre Nationals on 10/16 ... Finished 19th (25:12) at the New England Intercollegiate Championships on 10/9 ... Placed 105th (25:12) at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational on 10/2 ... Placed third (26:24) at the CCSU Blue Devil Invitational on 9/11 ... Indoor Track ... Member of the 4x800 relay team that finished forth (7:34.07) at the BIG EAST Championships on 2/20 ... Member of the distance medley relay team that finished second (9:49.71) at the BIG EAST Championships on 2/20 ... Member of the distance medley relay team that finished 11th (10:02.91) at the BU Valentine Invitational on 2/12 ... Finished sixth (4:12.30) in the mile at the Yale Geigengack Invitational on 2/5 ... Placed third (2:27.31) at the Terrier Invitational on 1/29 ... Placed seventh (4:14.40) in the mile at the GBTC Invitational on 1/23.

High School:
Attended Bishop Guertin High School (2006-2010) ... Placed first (9:19.26) in the 3,200 meters at New Hampshire Meet of Champions in 2009 ... Placed fourth (15:23.00) at Great American XC Festival in 2009 ... Finished fourth (15:42.20) at the NHIAA XC Meet of Champions in 2009 ... Finished sixth (16:28.00) at the New England XC Championship in 2009 ... Finished first in the mile at 2009 Yale Track Classic in a time of 4:14.98 ... Placed third (4:17.58) in the mile at Millrose Games in 2010 ... Won (2:31.35) the 1,000 meters at New Hampshire Indoor T&F State Championships in 2010 ... Won (1:53.90) the 800m at New Hampshire Outdoor Track Meet of Champions in 2010.

Personal:
Born on November 12, 1991 ... Son of Idil and Francisco Hernandez ... Has one sibling ... Majoring in marketing.

Hernandez's Personal Records
Event Mark Meet
6K 17:28.56 2012 Auburn Invitational
8K 24:50.58 2013 Panorama Farms Invite
10K 31:33.00 2013 NCAA South Regional
800m Indoor 1:52.90 2013 Auburn Indoor Invitational
800m Outdoor 1:54.22 2014 Yellow Jacket Invite
1500m Outdoor 3:50.93 2014 Tiger Track Classic
1 Mile Indoor 4:10.55 2013 Husker Invitational
3000m Indoor 8:31.17 2012 Brown Alden Invitational