Sammy Hernandez
50 Sammy Hernandez
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

High School:
Arlington Country Day

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 230

Position:
Forward

Major:
Business Management

Sammy Hernandez enters his second season with the Patriots and will challenge for quality playing time in the front court... Has a balanced inside-outside game and has a knack for grabbing rebounds against taller opponents... Plays a high-energy game... Majoring in business management.

2005-06: Appeared in all 35 games with one start... Played in all five NCAA Tournament games and scored in four of them... Had five points, five rebounds and an assist against North Carolina... Points all came in the first half, trimming an 18-5 North Carolina lead to 18-10 and helping to ignite a Mason run... Had three-pointer against Connecticut while grabbing two rebounds... Finished the season fifth on the team in rebounding and seventh in scoring... Averaged 11.1 minutes per game... Took the court for the tip against Manhattan and had four points and five rebounds... Followed that up with best collegiate game, scoring career-highs with nine points and 10 rebounds against Georgia State (12/2/05)... Had a pair of 3-pointers in that contest in a career-high 21 minutes... Had career-high two blocks against Drexel (2/15/06) and had career-high two assists at Northeastern (1/2/06).

High School: As a junior and senior, played for Arlington Country Day in Jacksonville, Fla... As a senior, led Arlington Country Day to its first-ever state title... Was named the 2A tournament's Most Oustanding Player... Team finished the season 28-3 and ranked eighth in USA Today's National Top 25... Was named to the Class 2A All-State first team.

Personal: Given name is Samuel Hernandez... A 2005 graduate of Arlington Country Day... Majoring in business management.

CAREER HIGHS

PTS: 9, at Georgia State (12/2/05) REB: 10, at Georgia State (12/2/05) FG: 4, at Georgia State (12/2/05) 3-PT FG: 2, vs. Georgia State (3/4/06) FT: 2, vs. William & Mary (1/26/06) ASSISTS: 2, at Northeastern (1/2/06) STEALS: 1, seven times, last vs. UNC Wilmington (2/4/06) BLOCKS: 2, vs. Drexel (2/15/06)

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