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Alex Hernandez
Alex Hernandez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Indio, Calif.

High School:
Indio HS

Height / Weight:
5-5 / 131

Position:
Midfielder

Birthdate:
09/02/1981

Experience:
3L


UNLV Profile: One of the Rebels' top returning scorers...An offensive and defensive playmaker... (2002 Junior): Started all 20 games in 2002 with a team-high 11 goals and 11 assists...(2001 Sophomore): Played in all 18 games of the season...Started on 16 occasions...Tied as the team's second leading scorer with a team-leading eight goals for 16 points...Had four game-winning goals throughout the year...Collected his first career hat trick which sparked a 6-1 upset of fifth-ranked and defending national champion Connecticut...Honored as MPSF Brine Player of the Week on Sept. 25...Also recognized on the Soccer America Team of the Week...Scored a golden goal in overtime to defeat Fresno State...Also netted game-winners versus Tulsa and Vanderbilt...An All-MPSF Second Team selection...(2000 Freshman): Played in 18 games with 16 starts...Tied for third in team scoring with four goals and two assists for 10 points...Connected on a cross pass with teammate Ryan Cariss, offering a game-winning assist against Ohio State in a 3-0 season opening shutout...Named Co-Offensive Player for the UNLV FILA / Snickers Rebel Classic...Had an unassisted game-winner in a 1-0 shutout versus Cal State Northridge.

High School: A 1999 graduate of Indio High School in Indio, Calif...Three-year starter and letterwinner for the Rajahs, leading the team to a second round finish in the CIF Championships...Two-time team most valuable player and two-time All-Desert Valley League...Scored 17 goals and 18 assists as a senior.

Personal: Alejandro Hernandez...Goes by Alex...Born Sept. 2, 1981, in Indio, Calif., to parents Juan and Lidia Hernandez...Has one brother, Juan, Jr., and one sister, Gabriela...Undeclared major at UNLV.

CAREER STATISTICS Year G-GS Shots Goals Assists Points 2001 18-16 29 8 0 16 2000 18-16 17 4 2 10 Totals 36-32 46 12 2 26

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