Alexandra Fernandez
Alexandra Fernandez
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Corpus Christi, Texas
High School: Carroll HS
Position: Distance

2012 CROSS COUNTRY (FRESHMAN): Finished in 16th place at the Islanders Splash (9/28) in her first collegiate meet … recorded a time of 23:29.8 in the 6k at the Southland Conference Championships (10/26).

HIGH SCHOOL: Ran cross country and track and field at Carroll High School ... claimed two first-place finishes and one third-place finish during the 2012 track and field season ... won the 800m and the 1600m at the District 28-5A Meet ... placed third in the 1600m at the Region 4-5A Meet ... clocked a personal-best time of 12:32.90 in the two mile at the Region IV Championships in 2010 ... Fernandez will team up with current Islanders, Jacob Abrego, Justin Adame and Cecilia Jones from Carroll High School.

PERSONAL: Born Alexandra Fernandez on Feb. 10, 1994, in Corpus Christi, Texas ... mother is Andrea Rubio ... has a younger sister Lily ... major is Kinesiology.