Nestor Hernandez
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Nestor  Hernandez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Colorado Springs, CO

High School:
Sand Creek

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185

Position:
Midfielder

Major:
Civil Engineering

JUNIOR YEAR | 2016-17: Played in nine games on the season … took for shots with one on goal … completed Operations Air Force at Travis AFB, California, and completed Field Engineering Research Lab over the first block of summer … completed Powered Flight Training over the second block of summer … USAFA Prep School Basic Cadet Training Bravo Training commander … will serve as assistant flight commander as a senior … Commandant’s list for fall and spring.

SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2015-16: Played in one game on the season against Houston Baptist... Did not attempt a shot ... participated in a culture and language immersion trip to Colombia during the first period of summer ... athletic cadre for Basic Cadet Training in charge of physical fitness testing, intramurals and physical training sessions ... will be an acting element leader as a junior, in charge of nine underclassmen, monitoring their performance during the semester.

FRESHMAN YEAR | 2014-15: Did not appear in any games ... completed the Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training (ESET) over the summer ... also completed jump training ... on the dean’s list.

Before Air Force: USAFA Prep School: Played for former Falcon Zane Dydasco at the USAFA Prep School last season … U.S. Soccer Academy: Member of Colorado Rush team in 2011-12 ... team was ranked fifth in the nation for U-15/16 … Club: Played for Rush Pikes Peak ... helped team to 2013 Colorado State Cup championship ... named MVP of the championship game.

High School: Four-year letterwinner in soccer ... also lettered three years in football and two in basketball ... three-time first-team all-conference selection for soccer ... won sixth man award for basketball ... member of National Honor Society and student government ... high school soccer coach was Jeremy Tafoya.

Personal: Member of cadet squadron 19 ... parents are Eduardo and Maria Hernandez ... has two brothers and one sister … major is civil engineering … minor is Spanish ... interested in becoming a pilot upon graduation ... hobbies include listening to music, water tubing and hiking ... favorite food is Italian ... favorite book is Holes ... favorite movie is Transformers 2 ... if he could be on any reality TV show, it would be Full House ... favorite sport other than soccer is basketball ... started playing soccer at age three ... favorite professional soccer team is Barcelona ... favorite player is Iniesta.

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