Gabi Garcia Fernandez
Opposite Hitter #5
Ht
6'
7"
Class
Senior
Hometown
San Juan, 
Last School
Saint Francis HS
Roster Years
2018-2021


Personal:

  • Parents are Rebecca Fernandez and Jose Garcia
  • Has four siblings
  • Major: Latin American Studies
  • Speaks Spanish

High School:

  • Named the Senior Men's Volleyball MVP
  • Named the OD MVP
  • Collected a record 43 points in a Pan-Am Cup match
  • Named the Best Scorer in the record-setting Pan-Am match and Best Opposite

Club:

  • Played for Borin Quen Coqui at the Elite level
  • Member of the Puerto Rican Youth National Team
  • Member of the Puerto Rican Junior National Team
  • Named an All-American three times while playing in the Junior National Team
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2018

  • Contributed a career-high 23 kills and seven digs vs. LUC (1/5)
  • Had 12 kills on a .409 clip and five blocks vs. LU (1/6)
  • Named the Off the Block Freshman of the Week twice (1/8 & 2/5)
  • Named the MPSF Offensive Player of the Week (1/15)
  • Named the AVCA Player of the Week (1/16)
  • Added 13 kills and 11 digs vs. BSU (1/12)
  • Contributed a a season-high .500 clip and six blocks vs. BC (1/19)
  • Had 17 kills vs. UCI (1/26)
  • Added 18 kills on a .517 clip and eight digs vs. UCSB (2/3)
  • Contributed 18 kills and six digs vs. USC (2/10)
  • Collected 11 kills, six digs and four blocks vs. CUI (2/17)
  • Had 18 kills and four blocks vs. STAN (2/24)
  • Added a career-high high aces, six digs and nine kills vs. UH (3/10)
  • Collected 14 kills, five aces and seven digs vs. USC (3/15)
  • Contributed 14 kills and five digs vs. UCLA (4/7)
  • Had 19 kills and nine assists vs. UCLA (5/3)
  • Named AVCA Newcomer of the Year
  • Named AVCA Second-Team All-America
  • Named Volleyball Magazine Freshman of the Year
  • Named Volleyball Magazine Second-Team All-America
  • Named All-MPSF First Team
  • Named MPSF Freshman of the Year
  • Added to the MPSF All-Freshman Team
  • Named a VolleyMob Freshman All-American
  • Named VolleyMob All-America Honorable Mention
  • Named Off the Block Freshman All-America
  • Named Off the Block National Freshman of Conference Postseason
Sophmore Year 2019

  • 2019 AVCA All-America Second Team
  • 2019 All-MPSF Second Team
  • Led the team with 390 kills (4.29/set, 0.281 clip), 136 digs and 32 aces on the year
  • Started all 24 matches played
  • Topped 20+ kills in seven different matches
  • Reached double digits in kills 22 of the 24 matches played in 2019
  • Set a career high in kills with 31 (0.306 clip) while also recording seven digs, four total blocks and two aces vs. Concordia (3/28)
  • Led BYU to a win against Stanford in the MPSF Tournament with 18 kills, 11 digs, two aces and two total blocks (4/13)
  • Had five aces to go along with 12 kills, five digs and three total blocks vs. No. 2 Hawaii (3/23)
  • PRESEASON: Off the Block/Springbak Preseason First-Team All-American
  • PRESEASON: Bryan Ivie Award Watch List for opposite hitters
Junior Year 2020

General Notes
(2020 season canceled 18 matches into the season due to COVID-19)

  • Named AVCA National Player of the Year
  • Named to AVCA All-America First Team
  • Named to MPSF Player of the Year
  • Named to All-MPSF First Team
  • Started and played in 17 of the 18 matches (61 sets)
  • Broke the BYU single-season aces record with 56 aces on the year, even while having the six regular-season matches and postseason play canceled 
  • Led the NCAA DI-II in aces (56), aces per set (.918) and points per set (5.46)
  • AVCA DI-II National Player of the Week (3/9)
  • Three-time MPSF Offensive Player of the Week (1/6, 1/27, 3/9)
  • Totaled a career-high eight aces in a sweep over Mount Olive (1/17), served eight aces again in a sweep over No. 1 Hawai'i (3/5)
  • Opened the season with 22 kills on a .415 clip against No. 11 Loyola Chicago (1/3), later reached 22 kills for a second time at No. 5 UC Irvine (1/24)
  • Totaled seven aces against No. 6 Lewis (1/4), including four-straight aces to win the second set
  • Recorded double-digit kills in 15 matches, led the team in kills in 11 of them
  • Had three double-doubles on the year
Senior Year 2021

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year



Career & Season Stats

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Opponent Date Result S K E TA Pct Ast SA SE RE Dig BS BA BE BHE Pts
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  • Gabi Garcia Fernandez Block vs UCLA 2-6-21

    Gabi Garcia Fernandez Block vs UCLA 2-6-21

  • MPSF Player of the week Gabi

    MPSF POW-Gabi Feb 09-Web.jpg

  • Gabi Garcia Fernandez featured in Utah Valley Magazine

    gabi uv mag.jpg