2015-16: Posted a 21-15 overal record, going 9-7 in duals, 1-4 in the Ivy League, and 6-6 in the EIWA... Finished third in the New York State Intercollegiate Championships...Competed at 174 pounds.
2014-15: Went 11-17 in his third season at Columbia ... Earned two wins at the EIWA Championships (3/6-3/7) claiming eighth place, and helping Columbia to a fourth place finish, its best since 2004-05 ... Won his opening match at EIWAs in a 3-1 victory over the No. 7 seed, Jeric Kasunic of America ... Also defeated Harvard's John Poppe by a 4-1 margin at EIWAs, in a bounce-back win from when Poppe pinned Hernandez in Harvard's home dual (2/20) ... Posted a 6-0 win over Hofstra's Michael Oxley (1/25) helping Columbia to a home dual win ... Defeated Buffalo's Brett Perry (6-2) in a road victory over the Bulls (1/16) ... Tallied three wins on the first day of the Cliff Keen Invitational (12/5) to advance to the second day.
2013-14: NCAA Championships automatic qualifier at 184 pounds … Topped 20 wins with a 23-13 record, including three falls and two major decisions … Won the freshman/sophomore division at the Michigan State Open (11/9) and placed fourth at the New York State Championships (11/24) and EIWA Championships (3/9) … Victorious in his first seven bouts of the season … Went 4-0 at the MSU Open with three decisions and a pin of Tyler Hughes (Lake Erie) to win the freshman/sophomore title … Compiled a 4-2 record at the NYSC, including a pin of Dennis Melendez (Hunter), to claim fourth … Posted a 3-2 mark at Midlands, highlighted by a fall in 1:49 against Luther’s Jayden DeVilbiss … Won first seven matches of the 2014 calendar year, winning all matches via decision … Opened EIWA Championships with 9-0 major decision versus F&M Paul Alessandrini.
2012-2013: Posted a 5-4 record on the year ... Of his five wins, four came via pin and the fifth in a major decision ... Went 3-2 in the Michigan State Open, pinning Josh Cook (Kennedy King Col.) in 1:25 and Mike Auletta (Edinboro) in 0:40 ... Went 2-2 in the NY State Wrestling Championships, defeating Cody LaFever (Oswego) by major decision, 11-2 and pinning Zachary Connor (Ithaca) in 4:04.
Personal: Son of Brenda and Darren Hernandez ... Mother, Brenda, ran cross country at Harvard ... father, Darren, played football at the University of Hawaii ... Great Grandfather Yukio Nishimura is in the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame ... Younger sister, Zoe, is an outfielder on the Cornell softball team and a former state champion wrestler.Career Record
Total: 60-49, 3-12 Ivy League