Bio: As a junior in his first season with Ottawa University, Hernandez went 11-3 and 2-0 in duals. He wrestled in the heavyweight class (285 lbs). He earned 39.5 team points on the season and, in the process, had three falls. Hernandez pinned his first opponent at the KCAC invitational in less than 0:24 of mat time. He went on to finish runner-up at the invitational. He defeated teammate Dalton Sikes to take home first place in the KCAC Tournament. He was one of the Braves’ six national qualifiers, making it to the fourth round of the consolation bracket before bowing out of the competition.