Mark Fernando

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    League City, Texas

    High School:
    Clear Springs HS

    Height:
    5-10

    Event:
    Mid-Distance

    Experience:
    1L

    Mark Fernando

    03/27/2014

    Track & Field Concludes Day Two of Texas Relays

    Distance highlights Relays: Brian Barraza with third place finish in the 1,500m, 4x800m relay places fourth

    03/01/2014

    Wallace, Collins Become Two-Time Conference Champions

    Brittany Wallace breaks her own 400m school record on the way to an American Conference Championship

    02/28/2014

    Men's DMR Wins Conference Championship

    Walker, Charles, Fernando, Barraza recorded fourth best time in Cougar History to set the American Conference record

    04/11/2013

    More than 160 Student-Athletes Named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

    Cougars earn award with cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher from 16 sports programs

    03/23/2013

    Fenton Breaks School Record in Hammer Throw During Day One of Victor Lopez Classic

    Senior erases previous record with a 61.78m throw

    • 2013 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
    • 2014 American Athletic Conference Indoor Champion - DMR
    • 2014 First Team All-American Athletic Conference - DMR

    Personal Bests
    Indoor Date
    800m 1:52.71 2.9.13
    Outdoor Date
    800m 1:52.84 5.12.13
    1500m 4:03.01 3.23.13

    2013-14 (Junior)
    Indoor:
    Competed in five meets for the Cougars... Finished second at the Howie Ryan Invitational in the men's 800-meter run with a time of 1:55.06... A member of the men's DMR team that placed second at the Tyson Invitational with a second best time in school history of 9:44.97... He also ran for the American Athletic Conference Indoor Champion DMR team.

    2012-13 (Sophomore)
    Indoor:
    Took home a third-place finish in the men's 800m with a time of 1:54.56 at the Texas A&M 12-Team Invitational... Placed fifth overall with a personal record of 1:52.71 at the Texas A&M Invitational...Finished eighth at the Conference USA Indoor Championships with a time of 1:59.21.

    Outdoor:

    2011-12 (Freshman)
    Indoor:
    Ran a season best in the 800m of 1:55.88 at the 2012 adidas Classic... Also ran the DMR and set a season best of 10:03.85 (2nd) at the 2012 New Balance Collegiate Invitational... Placed in the Top 10 six times between the two events.

    Outdoor: Competed in the 800m, 4x8, 4x4, 4x15, DMR, 1500... Ran a season best of 1:52.84 in the 800m at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships... Contributed to a 4x8 season best of 7:26.54 at the 2012 Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays... Also at the 2012 Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, Fernando set a season best in the DMR with a time of 10:01.54... Ran a season best of 3:15.44 in the 4x4 at the LSU Invitational: Battle on the Bayou.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Member of Environmental Club and soccer team... 800m District Champion in 2011... Undefeated in the 800m in 2011... Regional qualifier in cross country and track from 2009-11... Fourth fastest 800m runner in Houston.

    PERSONAL
    Born on Nov. 21, 1992 in Galveston, Texas... Son of John and Rebecca Fernando... Received leadership award... Volunteers at local animal shelter... Aspires to be a environmental scientist or dentist... Biggest influence is his high school coach and Andrew Wheating... Enjoys playing the guitar, writing music, long boarding, and hanging with friends.

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