Cougars earn award with cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher from 16 sports programs
Yonas Tesfai receives All-Conference honors
Houston will have two week off in preparation for Conference USA Championship
Yonas Tesfai leads team with a second place finish
Yonas Tesfai leads team with sixth place finish
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 fastes 800m runner in Houston.
Personal: Born on Nov. 21, 1992 in Galveston, Texas... Son of John and Rebecca Fernando... Full name is Mark Joseph 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.