5 Cal Hernandez
5 Cal Hernandez
Height: 6-0
Weight: 185
Year: RSo.
Hometown: Coppell, Texas
Position: INF
Previous School: Cisco College
B/T: S/R

2017
Named to the All-Summit League First Team as a third baseman ranking third in the league with 44 runs scored in his first season at ORU ... Started 57 games, with all but one at the hot corner, and posted a .299 average with 11 extra-base hits, one home run and 10 doubles ... Drew 26 walks for the year and drove in 27 runs ... Belted his only home run of the season hitting from the left side at home against Wichita State March 21 ... Went 3-for-4 with three runs scored in his ORU debut against Little Rock ... Posted multiple hits in four-consecutive games at Omaha and Oklahoma State going 9-for-17 from April 15-18.

PRIOR TO ORU
Played one collegiate season at Cisco College under the direction of head coach David Whitey in Cisco, Texas ... Tallied a .327 batting average in 58 games for the Wranglers as the team reached the NJCAA World Series in 2016 ... Posted 12 doubles, three triples and four home runs adding 37 RBI and 27 walks ... Hit for the cycle in a game against Grayson ... Prepped at Coppell High School and played baseball for head coach Kendall Clark for a team that ranked in the top 10 in the nation ... Was named Offensive Player of Year, All-State Second Team and First-Team All-District with the Cowboys.

PERSONAL
Plans to major in sport management at ORU ... Son of Tommy and Donna Hernandez and Cindy Toombs ... Father, Tommy, played baseball at Texas Tech before a career with the Texas Rangers ... Chose ORU because it's a great academic school with Christ at the center and an outstanding baseball team ... Also recruited by Oklahoma State, Texas, Arkansas State, Portland and Southern Illinois ... Lists the Texas Rangers and Dallas Cowboys as his favorite professional sports teams and Joe Panik as his favorite pro athlete.

2017
Named to the All-Summit League First Team as a third baseman ranking third in the league with 44 runs scored in his first season at ORU ... Started 57 games, with all but one at the hot corner, and posted a .299 average with 11 extra-base hits, one home run and 10 doubles ... Drew 26 walks for the year and drove in 27 runs ... Belted his only home run of the season hitting from the left side at home against Wichita State March 21 ... Went 3-for-4 with three runs scored in his ORU debut against Little Rock ... Posted multiple hits in four-consecutive games at Omaha and Oklahoma State going 9-for-17 from April 15-18.

2017
Named to the All-Summit League First Team as a third baseman ranking third in the league with 44 runs scored in his first season at ORU ... Started 57 games, with all but one at the hot corner, and posted a .299 average with 11 extra-base hits, one home run and 10 doubles ... Drew 26 walks for the year and drove in 27 runs ... Belted his only home run of the season hitting from the left side at home against Wichita State March 21 ... Went 3-for-4 with three runs scored in his ORU debut against Little Rock ... Posted multiple hits in four-consecutive games at Omaha and Oklahoma State going 9-for-17 from April 15-18.