Chris Fernandez

Number30
ClassSo.
PositionF
Height6-4
Weight190
HometownAurora, Colo.
Prev. SchoolGrandview HS

Notes:

2009-10: Named RMAC Third Team All-East. ... also named RMAC Honor Roll. ... currently ranked seventh in the school record book for career blocked shots with 39. ... two double-double games in points and rebounds. ... second on the team in rebounds with 5.6 per game. ... averaged 9.0 points per game, had 29 assists, 13 blocks, and 10 steals on the season. ... career high 16 rebounds against Western State on January 15. ... tied career highs in assists (4, twice) and steals (2, twice). ... season highs included 15 points against Chadron State on February 13, and two blocked shots on four occasions.

2008-09: Played in 26 games and started in 21 games for the Mountain Lions. ... fourth on the team in blocks with 17 in 26 games, fifth on the team in rebounds with 4.0 a game, and averaged 7.2 points per game. ... career-high 16 points against Northwest Nazarenee.

2007-08: Played in 22 games and started in three as a freshman ... third on the team in blocked shots(9), averaged 2.1 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 0.4 assists and blocks per game ... currently has the second most blocked shots in a game (4) in school history against Regis ... Against Fort Lewis posted a career-high of seven points ... posted a season-high of seven points and seven rebounds against Charadron on Feb. 21.

Pre UCCS Notes:

Before UCCS: At Grandview High School was awarded Outstanding Male Athlete of the Year ... awarded first team all-conference, first team all-City, and honorable mention all-state ... averaged 16 points per game and helped his team go to the final four in 2005 and 2006.

Personal Notes:

Personal: Majoring in Finance ... parents are Manual and Barbara Fernandez-Quevedo and has one sister, Kiersten.

Stories featuring Chris Fernandez

March 3, 2010Three Mountain Lions named third-team All-RMAC East DivisionChris Fernandez, Alex Snyder and Ben Feilmeier were all named third-team All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference East Division for men's basketball, the conference announced Wednesday.
February 13, 2010Fernandez's Big Shots Lift UCCS to Big Win over Chadron StateCOLORADO SPRINGS - Chris Fernandez hit three 3-pointers during a 13-1 run as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs put itself, at least for now, into a spot in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference playoffs with a 66-57 win over the Chadron State Eagles Saturday evening at the Gallogly Events Center.
February 6, 2010UCCS on outside looking in concerning playoff picture after loss to OrediggersGOLDEN, Colo. - The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' playoff aspirations took a hit Saturday as the Mountain Lions dropped a 91-69 decision to the Colorado School of Mines Orediggers at Lockridge Arena.
February 5, 2010Colorado Christian past Mountain LionsLAKEWOOD, Colo. - Justin Neuhaus scored 16 of his 21 points in the second half to lead the Colorado Christian Cougars to a 70-58 victory over the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Friday evening at the CCU Event Center.
January 30, 2010UCCS Grabs First-Ever Win at Kearney, Improve RMAC Tournament ChancesKEARNEY, Neb. - The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs finally figured out a way to win at Nebraska-Kearney's Health & Sports Center.
January 22, 2010Feilmeier's 3-pointers reward record crowd as UCCS beats Regis in overtimeCOLORADO SPRINGS - Ben Feilmeier nailed a step-back 3-pointer with seven seconds remaining in overtime to lift the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to an 82-79 victory over the Regis Rangers Saturday evening at the Gallogly Event Center.
January 21, 2010Smith named first-team all-academic, five other Mountain Lions honoredUCCS forward Cole Smith was named first-team academic All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference while teammate Scott Sublousky was named to the conference's academic second team, the RMAC announced Wednesday.
January 16, 2010Sharp Shooting Allows Mesa State to Stay Unbeaten in RMAC with Win Over UCCSGRAND JUNCTION – The Mesa State Mavericks shot 59.6 percent from the field to remain unbeaten in Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference play with an 81-71 victory over the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Saturday evening at Brownson Arena.
January 15, 2010Fernandez, Smith help UCCS even RMAC record with win over Western StateGUNNISON, Colo. – Chris Fernandez had is second double-double of the season and Cole Smith scored 19 points to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 72-64 victory over the Western State Mountaineers Friday evening at Paul Wright Gym.
January 10, 2010Long range shooters on target as UCCS gets first win in new Event CenterScott Sublousky and Ben Feilmeier found the new UCCS Event Center much to their liking Saturday evening.
January 8, 2010Mountain Lion rally falls short as Fort Lewis wins in UCCS Event Center debutCOLORADO SPRINGS - Scott Sublousky's 3-point attempt to tie the game with four seconds left caromed off the back of the rim as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs dropped its first game in the UCCS Event Center, 65-62 to the Fort Lewis Skyhawks on Friday evening.
December 12, 2009CSU-Pueblo Outlasts Mountain LionsPUEBLO, Colo. – Brent Jones led five University of Colorado at Colorado Springs players in double figures, but the road weary Mountain Lions couldn’t keep up with the Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves in a 79-72 loss Saturday evening at Massari Arena.
December 11, 2009New Mexico Highlands' deadly duo combines for 58 points to beat UCCSLAS VEGAS, N.M. – The Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference’s most potent scoring tandem lived up to its billing Friday night as the New Mexico Highlands Cowboys beat the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs 98-82 at the John A. Wilson Complex.
December 5, 2009It's Deja vu all over again as UCCS gets first win against Western New MexicoCOLORADO SPRINGS – A season ago, an winless University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's basketball team went into Silver City, N.M. and got its first win of the season in its Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference opener by beating Western New Mexico.
November 3, 2009UCCS erases big deficit but falls in OT to Division I Idaho StatePOCATELLO, Idaho – The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs came all the way back from a 16-point second-half deficit before falling 91-87 in overtime to the NCAA Division I Idaho State Bengals in an exhibition game Tuesday evening at Reed Gym.
November 2, 2009Division I Weber State's 19 threes too much for Mountain LionsOGDEN, Utah – The Weber State Wildcats hit 13 consecutive 3-pointers and 19 overall to knock off the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men’s basketball team 110-58 in the exhibition opener for both teams Monday evening at Dee Events Center.
October 30, 2009UCCS Picked Ninth in Preseason PollA year ago, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's basketball team overcame a dismal 0-7 start, rallying to finish with a 10-9 record in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and qualifying for the conference playoffs for only the third time in school history. Coming into the 2009-10 season, the Mountain Lions lost only two players to graduation from that team and added a strong recruiting class.
February 27, 2009UCCS stays in playoff huntwith win over RegisCOLORADO SPRINGS – The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs remained in the thick of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference playoff race with a 92-91 victory over the Regis Rangers Friday evening at the Lions’ Den.
February 20, 2009Neuhaus' 31 points proves too much for Mountain LionsLAKEWOOD – Justin Neuhaus had 31 points to lead the Colorado Christian Cougars to an 82-75 victory over the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Friday evening at Cougar Fieldhouse.
February 14, 2009Winning streak comes to an end asUCCS falls to Nebraska-KearneyKEARNEY, Neb. – Drake Beranek had 26 points as the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers ended the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs’ five-game winning streak by beating the Mountain Lions 84-75 Saturday evening at the Health & Sports Center.
February 13, 2009Mountain Lions defeat Chadron State,extend winning streak to five gamesCHADRON, Neb. – The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs shot 72.2 percent in the second half to overcome a nine-point deficit and defeat the Chadron State Eagles 71-67 Friday evening at Armstrong Gymnasium.
January 23, 2009UCCS' big second half not enough tonotch first-ever win over Metro StateDENVER – The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs hung 57 points in the second half on the renowned Metro State defense but it wasn’t enough to overcome a big deficit as the Mountain Lions fell 92-81 to the Roadrunners Friday evening at Auraria Fieldhouse.
January 21, 2009McCollum named first-team all-academic, four teammates named to honor rollUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs senior Frank McCollum was named men’s basketball first-team all-academic by the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, the conference announced Wednesday.
January 17, 2009Mountain Lions stage epic comeback but run out of gas and playersCOLORADO SPRINGS – An incredible 20-3 run over the final 4:11 allowed the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs come all the way back from a 17-point deficit, but the Mountain Lions finally succumbed in overtime, 110-105 to the Western State Mountaineers Saturday evening at the Lions’ Den.
January 10, 2009Weaver, UCCS rides big first halfin securing road win over Adams StateALAMOSA- Nick Weaver scored 26 of his 31 points in the first half as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs defeated the Adams State Grizzlies 88-77 Saturday evening at Plachy Hall.
December 19, 2008Mountain Lions win over CSU-Pueblo a rebounding successCOLORADO SPRINGS – For the Mountain Lions, you could call Friday’s win a rebounding success.
December 13, 2008Mountain Lions set 3-point record to earn first win of seasonSILVER CITY, N.M. – The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs made a school-record 15 3-pointers as the Mountain Lions earned their first win of the season, a 102-97 victory over the Western New Mexico Mustangs Saturday evening at Mustang Fieldhouse in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference opener for both teams.
December 6, 2008Northwest Nazarene proves too much for UCCSNAMPA, Idaho – A career-high 16 points by Chris Fernandez was not enough to lift the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men’s basketball team past the Northwest Nazarene Crusaders as the Mountain Lions fell 87-73 in the final game of the Shilo Inn & Suites Classic Saturday evening at Johnson Sports Center.
December 5, 2008UCCS is defeated by Central WashingtonNAMPA, Idaho – Despite career-highs by Alex Snyder and Chris Fernandez the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men’s basketball team fell 93-74 to the Central Washington Wildcats in the first game of the Shilo Inn & Suites Classic Friday evening at Johnson Sports Center.
November 29, 2008Mountain Lions fall to 0-5 after loss to Humboldt StateCHICO, Calif. – Nick Weaver had 31 points but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men’s basketball team fell to 0-5 on the season with a 98-91 loss to the Humboldt State Lumberjacks Saturday at Chico State’s Acker Gym.
November 1, 2008Fernandez's free throws lift UCCS to win over Johnson & WalesChris Fernandez made two free throws with 4.6 seconds remaining to lift the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a thrilling 75-73 victory over the Johnson & Wales Wildcats in the Mountain Lions' exhibition opener at the Lions’ Den.
October 22, 2008Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind welcomes UCCS athletes"Sport has an important role to play in the lives of people. Sport has the power to change the world, the power to inspire, and the power to unite people in a way little else can."--- Nelson Mandela
May 13, 2008Baarts, Harris to join UCCS for the 2008-09 basketball seasonUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's basketball coach Russ Caton announced Tuesday the signing two Colorado Springs-area freshmen.
February 21, 2008Ziemer, Thomas lead Mountain Lions to third consecutive victoryCHADRON, Neb. -- Freshman Abram Ziemer and senior Leo Thomas each posted new career scoring highs as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs won its third straight game, an 89-68 victory over the Chadron State Eagles Thursday evening at Armstrong Gym.
February 9, 2008Metro State makes it 31 wins in a row over UCCSCOLORADO SPRINGS -- Make that 31 times and counting.
January 12, 2008Fort Lewis proves to be too much for UCCSDURANGO -- Nic Fuller had 14 points, five rebounds and four assists but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was soundly beaten 82-55 by the Fort Lewis Skyhawks Saturday at Whalen Athletic Center.
December 1, 2007Foul fest snaps UCCS' four-game winning streakST. GEORGE, Utah -- Tomaul Hawkins scored 24 points but he and his University of Colorado at Colorado Springs teammates were unable to contain Kasey Winters, Ryan Sanchez and the Dixie State Rebels as the Mountain Lions suffered a 107-83 defeat Saturday at Burns Arena.
May 1, 2007UCCS men's basketball signs three moreThree players signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, men's basketball coach Russ Caton announced Tuesday.
December 4, 2006Men's basketball signs FernandezUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's basketball coach Russ Caton announced the signing of Chris Fernandez to a national letter of intent.
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