10 - Melissa Fernandez
Melissa Fernandez
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: Granada Hills, CA
High School: Granada Hills HS
Position: Forward
EXP: 3V
g 8
a 5
sh % .125
gw 4

2012 All-Big West First Team

2012 NSCAA All-West Region Second Team

2011 All-Big West Conference Second Team

2010 All-Big West Conference Honorable Mention

2012

Fernandez appeared in all 22 matches in her final season at CSUN … earned All-Big West First Team honors … earned NSCAA All-West Region Second Team honors … named Big West Conference Tournament Most Valuable Player … led Northridge with eight goals, five assists and 21 points … recorded team-high four game-winning goals … finished among the Big West Top 10 in goals, points, shots and game-winning goals … scored seven of her eight goals against league opponents … tallied two goals in a home win over Pacific … delivered game winner against Cal Poly in Big West Tournament Semifinals … secured CSUN’s first-ever Big West Championship with an overtime strike against Cal State Fullerton in Big West Tournament Final … finished career sixth in goals (13), second in assists (15), fifth in points (41) and first in shots (168).

2011

Fernandez appeared in 17 matches and made 14 starts in her junior season … earned All-Big West Second Team honors after finishing with four goals, four assists and 12 points on the season … also had a game-wining goal and a team-high 53 shots on the year … scored goals against Texas, LMU (the game winner), UC Davis and UC Riverside … posted assists against Purdue, Princeton, LMU and Cal State Fullerton … ended season with five career goals, 10 career assists and 20 career points. 

2010

Fernandez appeared in all 21 matches during her sophomore season ... earned All-Big West Honorable Mention honors after finishing with one goal, a team-high five assists and seven points ... scored first career goal, the game-winning strike, in Matadors' 2-1 victory over UC Davis on Oct. 1 ... assisted on both goals in Matadors' 2-0 victory over Cal State Fullerton on Oct. 28 ... also had an assist against Seattle, at Long Beach State in Big West Tournament and against Saint Joseph's ... five assists ties her with nine other Matadors for seventh-most assists in a single season ... finished year with 33 shots, putting 15 on-goal.

2009

Fernandez appeared in 12 matches in 2009, making eight starts ... picked up first career assist in Matadors' 1-0, overtime win at UC Davis on Oct. 11 ... finished year with 18 shots, putting six on-goal ... had a season-high four shots vs. Cal Poly on Oct. 2.

GRANADA HILLS HS

Fernandez was a four-year letterwinner for the Highlanders ... received all-city honors three times and was a part of two city finalist teams ... played club ball with Real SoCal ... graduated in 2009.

PERSONAL

Born on May 3, 1991 ... daughter of Gina and Claudio Fernandez ... has two brothers, Tony and Fabian ... includes Abby Wambach, actor Brad Pitt, "Friends" and sushi as some of her favorites ... would want to have dinner with Mexican and Manchester United futbol star "El Chicharito" Javier Hernandez... can't imagine going a week without touching a ball ... says the best thing about being an athlete is doing what you love ... majoring in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Physical Education.

Recent Games
Oct 21 UC Davis W, 1-0
Oct 26 at UC Irvine T, 0-0
Oct 28 at Long Beach State W, 1-0
Nov 1 vs. Cal Poly W, 1-0
Nov 4 vs. Cal State Fullerton W, 1-0
Nov 10 at San Diego State L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 22 9
Games started 21 9
Goals 8 5
Assists 5 2
Points 21 12
Shots 64 26
Shot Pct .125 .192
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 4 2
Date Opponent Score g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 17 Arizona St. W, 1-0 0 1 1 2 .000 0-0 0
Aug 19 at San Diego W, 3-0 0 1 1 3 .000 0-0 0
Aug 24 Baylor L, 2-1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Aug 26 Fresno State T, 1-1 1 0 2 7 .143 0-0 0
Aug 30 Michigan W, 1-0 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Sep 7 Tennessee T, 0-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 9 Southern California T, 1-1 0 1 1 4 .000 0-0 0
Sep 21 at Santa Clara L, 1-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 23 San Diego L, 1-0 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 27 at Portland T, 1-1 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Sep 30 Hawai'i W, 2-0 1 1 3 4 .250 0-0 0
Oct 5 Cal State Fullerton L, 1-0 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 7 UC Riverside W, 3-1 1 1 3 4 .250 0-0 0
Oct 12 at Cal Poly T, 2-2 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Oct 14 at UC Santa Barbara W, 1-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 19 Pacific W, 6-1 2 0 4 2 1.000 0-0 1
Oct 21 UC Davis W, 1-0 1 0 2 4 .250 0-0 1
Oct 26 at UC Irvine T, 0-0 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 28 at Long Beach State W, 1-0 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Nov 1 vs. Cal Poly W, 1-0 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 1
Nov 4 vs. Cal State Fullerton W, 1-0 1 0 2 7 .143 0-0 1
Nov 10 at San Diego State L, 3-0 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 22 21 8 5 21 64 .125 29 .453 0 0 0-0 4
Conference 9 9 5 2 12 26 .192 15 .577 0 0 0-0 2
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -

Home 12 12 6 4 16 35 .171 17 .486 0 0 0-0 2
Away 8 7 0 1 1 20 .000 6 .300 0 0 0-0 0
Neutral 2 2 2 0 4 9 .222 6 .667 0 0 0-0 2

Wins 11 11 7 4 18 36 .194 22 .611 0 0 0-0 4
Losses 5 5 0 0 0 7 .000 1 .143 0 0 0-0 0

September 6 5 1 2 4 15 .067 7 .467 0 0 0-0 0
October 8 8 4 1 9 22 .182 11 .500 0 0 0-0 2
November 3 3 2 0 4 11 .182 6 .545 0 0 0-0 2
December - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -

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