MINERS

Carlos Hernandez
 Carlos Hernandez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
El Paso, Texas

High School:
Santa Teresa High School

Last College:
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Position:
Jumps

05/28/2014

Nineteen Miners Qualify for NCAA West Preliminary

A group of nine men, eight women and three relay teams will represent the Miners at the highly-competitive meet.

05/15/2014

Miners Look to Defend C-USA Title

The UTEP track and field team is prepared to take on the competition at the 2014 C-USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

05/02/2014

Miners Run the Show at Don Kirby Tailwind

The Miners conclude a full day of action at the Don Kirby Tailwind with 12 crowns.

04/26/2014

Distance Medley Relay Defends Title at Drake Relays

The distance medley relay team defended its title as it stormed past the competition at Drake Relays.

04/25/2014

Miners Set for Drake Relays

The UTEP track and field team is ready to take the track once again at the annual Drake Relays.

04/12/2014

UTEP Invitational

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

03/22/2014

UTEP Springtime Invitational. Photos by MPR and IPA.

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese and Ivan Pierre Aguirre

2014 Indoor: Delivered a season-best jump of J2.10 (6-10.75) at the Cherry & Silver Invitational...claimed bronze in the high jump at the Lobo Collegiate Open...garnered five top-eight performances during the season... was part of the men's team that took first overall at the C-USA Championships.

2014 Outdoor: Garnered gold in the high jump with a season-best leap of 2.11m (6-11) at the Don Kirby Tailwind...claimed gold at the UTEP Invitational and bronze UTEP Springtime in the high jump...placed fourth in the high jump at the Texas Tech Open...qualified to the NCAA West Preliminary in the high jump...finished in the top 13 at the Texas Relays and Drake Relays in the high jump...was part of the men's team that took silver overall at the C-USA Championships.

Prior to UTEP: (Nebraska) 2011-2013
Indoor:
Recorded an indoor personal-best jump of 6-11 (2.11) at the Holiday Inn Invitational to start the 2013 indoor season... finished with a leap of 6-9 (2.06)at the 2013 Big Ten Indoor Championships

Outdoor: Participated in nine meets during the 2013 outdoor season...earned a fourth place finish as he cleared 6-9 1/2 (2.07) at the 2013 Big Ten Outdoor Championships...tied the best 2013 NU men's high jump of the year twice with a height of 6-11 1/2 (2.12) at the NCAA West Prelims Championships...recorded a top finish in the Nebraska Invite.

High School: A Junior All-American...finished first at the USA Track and Field Region 10 Junior Olympic Championships in Pueblo, Colo., during the summer of 2010 with a leap of 7-0 (2.13)... went on to take fourth with a jump of 6-10 3/4 at the USATF National Junior.

Personal: Son of Fernando Hernandez and Jennifer Borden...brother of Daniel and Alexandra Hernandez...majoring in Business Administration... born in Las Cruces, N.M. on September 27, 1992.