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Francis Hernandez
Francis Hernandez

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Windham, N.H.

High School:
Bishop Guertin

Last College:
Providence

Event:
Distance/XC

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... Son of Idil and Francisco Hernandez... Has one sibling... Majoring in marketing.

PRs
6K: 17:28.56 (2012 Auburn Invitational, 8th place)
8K: 24:50.6 (2013 Panorama Farms Invite, 47th place)
10K: 31:33.00 (2013 NCAA South Regional, 58th place)
Best XC Finish: 1st place, 2013 Trojan Invitational (16:10.62)