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Marty Hernandez Athlete Profile

Marty Hernandez

Marty Hernandez
Position: Distance Height: 5-6 Roster Years: 1994-1995 | 1998-2000 Hometown: Fillmore, CA


  • 1999 USTFCA 10,000 meters (Outdoor)
  • 2000 USTFCA 5,000 meters (Outdoor)
  • 2000 USTFCA 10,000 meters (Outdoor)


  • Psychology major
  • Served an LDS mission to Argentina
  • Married Sal Hernandez
  • Parents are Ben and Lila

Before BYU

  • Honor student at Fillmore High
  • Lettered four times in track and cross country
  • Placed seventh at the cross country nationals as a prepster
  • California state cross country champion
  • Finished second in the 3200 meters at California state meet
  • Fastest 3000m prep time in the nation (9:47)
  • High school All American

1994 | Freshman Year

redshirted the indoor season...placed third in the WAC outdoor 3000m...academic All WAC...

1995 | Sophomore Year

WAC champion in the indoor 3000m and 5000m...WAC champ in the outdoor 5000m and third in 3000m...academic All-American...

1998 | Redshirt Year

Cougar Club Scholar Athlete

1999 | Junior Year

finished first in the indoor 5000m at the Husker Invitational and third at the indoor WAC championships...NCAA provisional qualifier in the indoor 5000m...NCAA automatic qualifier in the outdoor 5000m (16:20) and the 10000m...held team-best time in the 10000m (33:51)...finished fifth in the 10000m at the NCAA Championships, earning All-American status...placed 11th in the half-marathon at the World University Games in Malliorca, Spain.