Mateo Fernandez
Mateo Fernandez
Height: 6-2
Weight: 260
Year: Soph
High School: St. John Bosco / Bellflower (CA)
Major: Computer Science
Events: Free

Cerritos College Men’s Swimming (2018): Competed in the 50-yard freestyle (28.35), 100-yard freestyle (1:03.34) and 100-yard breaststroke (1:17.949, as well as a relay event at the South Coast Conference Championships…..

Cerritos College Men’s Water Polo (2018): Appeared in 26 games and finished with 22 goals, with two assists and 11 steals… Recorded a season-high six goals against San Diego Mesa College and finished with three goals against Southwestern College and San Diego Mesa College… Also had a season-high four steals in the match against Southwestern College and finished with three steals against Cal Lutheran University…..

Cerritos College Men’s Water Polo (2017): Spent the season as a red-shirt…..

St. John Bosco HS: Advanced to the CIF Division IV Final Four as a senior… Averaged almost five goals a game his senior season and accounted for four goals a game as a junior… Spent three seasons on the water polo team…..

Personal: Most memorable moment was when he scored seven goals in a game at the Costa Mesa Tournament as a junior… Would like to transfer to Loyola Marymount University and aspires to work for a media network… Hobbies include playing video games… Nicknamed “Matt”… Has two siblings – Isabella (17) and Eliana (14), who both play youth soccer… Is the son of Heriberto and Maricela Fernandez… Born in Torrance, CA on June 8, 1999…..

Favorite Athlete:  Devin Booker                        Favorite Movie:  Action Movies
Favorite Food:  Anything                                  Favorite TV Show:  “Naruto”
Favorite Book: “The Hunger Games”