Jorge Fernandez
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Jorge  Fernandez

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Del Rio, Texas

Last College:
San Jacinto JC

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 200

Position:
RHP

Experience:
JC

B-T:
R-R

07/17/2017

Sixty-Nine Aztecs Garner MW All-Academic Status

69 named Academic All-MW

Standout hurler who served as the closer for his junior college team the past two seasons … Could move into the starting rotation at San Diego State this year … Was selected to the NJCAA National team that competed at NBC World Series … Redshirted at Texas State 2014.

JUNIOR COLLEGE
Played two seasons (2015 and 2016) at San Jacinto College North in Pasadena, Texas … Coached there by Tom Arrington … As a sophomore in 2016 compiled a record of 2-1 with 10 saves … Earned all-conference accolades … Struck out 29 batters over 18.2 innings … As a freshman went 2-1 with three saves, making 14 appearances and tossing 18.1 innings … Was selected to compete in the Texas-New Mexico All-Star Game in September 2015 … Member of the Dean’s List.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played four years of varsity baseball as a pitcher and shortstop at Del Rio High school where he was coached by Nick Mendez … An all-district pitcher as a sophomore in 2011 … Name team’s Most Valuable Player as a junior and senior …. Also played quarterback for the Rams, earning team MVP honors.

PERSONAL
Jorge Alejandro Fernandez was born Oct. 7, 1994, in Del Rio, Texas … Son of Julian and Gabriela Fernandez … Enjoys fishing and hunting ... Favorite athlete is Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna … Drew recruiting interest from Baylor, Maryland, Central Florida, West Virginia and Kansas State … An accounting major at SDSU with career plans as an entrepreneur.

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