Hawk Item – ran on 20 relays that rank in the top 10 all-time best performances at Iowa (5 400-meter, 1 800-meter, 6 1,600-meter indoor, 8 1,600-meter outdoor).
2017 — Indoor – led team in 400 meters (53.42) and ran anchor leg on team-leading 1,600-meter relay (3:38.56)… the 400-meter time ranks fifth and the relay time ranks eighth all-time at Iowa… placed seventh in 400 meters at Big Ten Championships (53.55), running a collegiate-best 53.42 in the prelims… ran 200 (24.65) and 400 meters (54.31) at Tyson Invite… won 600 meters with a collegiate-best 1:33.55 at Border Battle… won 400 meters at Black & Gold Premier (54.93), running event at Meyo Invite (54.67)… placed third in 200 meters (25.04) and fifth in 60 meters (7.70) at Larry Wieczorek Invite… Outdoor – ran third leg on school record-setting 800-meter relay (1:35.36), third leg on team-leading 1,600-meter relay (3:32.37) and third leg on 400-meter relay (44.53) at Florida Relays… the 1,600-meter relay ranks second and the 400-meter relay ranks fifth all-time at Iowa… ran third leg on winning and team-leading 400-meter relay (44.34) at Baldy Castillo Invite, which ranks second all-time at Iowa… won 400 meters with a collegiate-best 53.27 and placed fifth in 200 meters with a collegiate-best 23.69 at Jim Click Shootout… those times rank sixth and 10th, respectively, all-time at Iowa… ran on 400-meter (44.63) and 1,600-meter (3:35.94) relays at NCAA West Preliminary… those times rank seventh all-time at Iowa… placed fourth in 400 meters at Big Ten Championships (53.57)… ran third leg on 400-meter relay that won Drake Relays title in 45.17… won 200 meters (24.29) and placed third in 100 meters (11.92) at Musco Twilight… placed third in 400 meters (53.47) and ran 200 meters (24.70) at Mt. SAC Relays… Dean’s List student… letterwinner.
2016 — earned team Inspiration award… Indoor – second team All-American… ran second leg on 1,600-meter relay that placed ninth in 3:33.03 at NCAA Championships… ran third leg on school record-setting 1,600-meter relay that placed third at Big Ten meet (3:32.93)… ran on 1,600-meter relays that posted two other top-10 all-time marks in school history (3:36.47-2nd, 3:36.99-4th)… ran season bests in 400 meters at Razorback Invite (55.67) and 600 meters at Border Battle (1:35.95)… Outdoor – two-time second team All-American… Big Ten Champion… two-time NCAA qualifier… anchored school record-setting 400-meter relay (44.04) and ran lead leg on school record-setting 1,600-meter relay (3:30.97)… ran lead leg on Big Ten Champion 1,600-meter relay (3:31.22)… ran lead leg on school record-setting 1,600-meter relay (3:30.97) that placed sixth and anchored 400-meter relay to sixth place (44.59) at NCAA West Preliminary… anchored 400-meter relay (44.31) and ran lead leg on 1,600-meter relay (3:34.36) that each placed 14th at NCAA Championships… placed second in 400 meters with a season-best 53.82 at Texas Invite… anchored 400-meter relay to third place (44.31) and placed seventh in 400 meters (54.45) at Big Ten Championships… ran on 1,600-meter relays that posted two of the top-10 all-time marks in school history (3:32.63-3rd, 3:33.25-4th)… ran 200 meters at Musco Twilight (24.67)… Dean’s List student… letterwinner.
2015 — Indoor – placed second in 200 meters (26.07) at Border Battle… Outdoor – did not compete.
2014 — Indoor – ran lead leg on team-leading 1,600-meter relay that placed fourth at Big Ten Championships (3:37.16)… that time ranks fifth all-time at Iowa… anchored team-leading 1,600-meter relay at Tyson Invite (3:38.62)… that time ranks 10th all-time at Iowa… placed fifth in 400 meters (54.91) and eighth in 200 meters (24.72) at Bill Bergan Invite… ran 400 meters at Big Ten Championships (55.63) and Tyson Invite (55.91)… placed third in 600 meters at Jack Johnson Classic (1:34.32)… placed sixth in 600 meters (1:33.97) at Husker Invite… Outdoor – ran second leg on then-school record-setting 1,600-meter relay (3:34.83) and third leg on then-school record-setting 400-meter relay (44.51) that won Drake Relays title… those times now rank fifth and fourth, respectively, all-time at Iowa… ran third leg on 1,600-meter relay that placed seventh at Drake Relays (3:40.23), running a 3:36.09 in the prelims… that prelims time ranks eighth all-time at Iowa… placed fourth in 400 meters at Arkansas Spring Invite (54.98), ran event at Mt. SAC Relays (55.35) and Big Ten Championships (56.08), and placed seventh at Musco Twilight (56.15)… ran third leg on 1,600-meter relay that placed 13th at NCAA West Preliminary (3:36.40) and fifth at Big Ten Championships (3:37.95)… letterwinner.
High School — three-time all-league selection… two-time team MVP… placed eighth at state in 400 meters her junior year.
Personal — born January 26, 1995… parents are Robert Hernandez and Je’Tawn Mays, guardians are grandparents Kerry Tom and Sharon… has two siblings Alverez and Jonas…criminology major.
|Hernandez’s Collegiate Bests|
|60 Meters (I)||7.69||Larry Wieczorek Invitational||1/21/17|
|100 Meters (O)||11.92||Musco Twilight||4/22/17|
|200 Meters (O)||23.69||at Jim Click Shootout||4/8/17|
|400 Meters (O)||53.27||at Jim Click Shootout||4/8/17|