The Golden Eagles boast seven returners and four newcomers.
Team award winners also announced
Fernandez, Sklyr will be honored during pre-match ceremony
Senior helped MU to pair of victories
Annual team banquet honors 2014-15 campaign
2015-16 BIG EAST All-Academic Team
Senior (2015-16): All-BIG EAST First Team honoree … One of three unanimous selections to the all-league squad … Claimed program’s Academic Award … Earned singles title at the Milwaukee Tennis Classic … Second on the team with 14 singles wins … Team’s No. 1 player in all but one dual competition … Accounted for 10 wins at the top lineup spot … Played No. 1 singles for all but one match.
Junior(2014-15) - All-BIG EAST selection ... Named team's Most Valuable Player along with Kristiyan Trukov ... Compiled an overall singles mark of 19-11 ... Went 15-8 during the spring in singles play, including an 11-4 record from the No. 1 position ... Secured 13 doubles victories (10 in the spring), including eight with partner Vukasin Teofanovic ... Finished runner-up in singles at the Milwaukee Tennis Classic (Sept. 12-14) ... Played in the main draw consolation match at the ITA Midwest Regional (Oct. 16-18) ... Compiled a 4-3 singles record along with a 3-2 doubles record in the fall.
Sophomore (2013-14): Will sit out in 2013-14 due to NCAA transfer rules.
Freshman (2012-13): Named the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Freshman of the Year in 2012-13 at New Mexico State after posting an overall singles record of 15-4 ... Was a perfect 4-0 in league dual matches and didn't drop a single set in those outings ... Two-time league player of the week ... Also named first team all-conference ... Aggies finished the season 14-9 overall and earned the No. 4 seed in the WAC tourney.
High School: Attended Tec de Monterrey, but didn't compete in tennis at the school.
Personal: Born February 10, 1992 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico ... Son of Esteban Fernandez and Graciela Guerra ... One of four children (Aldo, Chatsy and Yoshi) ... Majoring in business economics.
Fernandez's Career Results
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