JUNIOR (2013) Competed in four meets for the Cougars... Best finish was 30th place at the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islander Splash (8K) with a time of 29:20.50.
SOPHOMORE (2012) Competed in five meets for the Cougars...Finished 45th at the Conference USA Championship with a time of 26:45.0.
FRESHMAN (2011) Ran in three meets for the Cougars...Posted a time of 17:02.72 to place 27th in the UH Johnny Morriss Invitational.
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 Mark Fernando...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 physical therapist... Biggest influence is his high school coach Andrew Wheating...Enjoys playing the guitar, writing music, long boarding, and hanging with friends.