Diana  Fernandez
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Diana Fernandez

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Chicago, IL

High School:
Saint Ignatius College Prep

Height:
5-4

Position:
Attacker

08/28/2017

Tamara Perea Appointed Water Polo Head Coach

Perea Appointed Head Water Polo & Life Skills Coach

05/03/2017

Drpich, Sobierajski Named Student Athletes of the Year

Kibet, Fernandez Tabbed Rookies of the Year at All-Sports Celebration

04/28/2017

Fernandez Awarded All-MAAC Second Team Honors

Four Saints Named to All-Academic Team

04/19/2017

Fernandez Wins Fifth MAAC Rookie of the Week Award

Freshman Helped Siena to 3-0 Final Week

04/15/2017

Water Polo Closes Out Season with Victory over La Salle

Saints Down Explorers 15-3 in New Rochelle

10/11/2017

2017-18 Siena Water Polo Photo Day

2017-18 Siena Water Polo Photo Day

04/06/2017

Water Polo vs. Villanova (3/26/17)

Water Polo vs. Villanova (3/26/17)

03/27/2017

Water Polo vs. Wagner (3/25/17)

Water Polo vs. Wagner (3/25/17)


AS A FRESHMAN:
  • She finished with 104 points (fifth highest in the MAAC)
  • She set a new single season school record with 94 ejections drawn
  • Finished the season ranked fifth in the MAAC in goals (75) and fourth in steals (59)
  • Named to the All-MAAC Water Polo Second Team
  • Won MAAC Rookie of the Week 5 times (2/22, 3/1, 3/9, 3/22, and 4/19)

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Three-time All-Conference and All-Sectional honoree at Saint Ignatius College Prep
  • Played water polo for the Chicago Park District for 10 years
  • Started swimming for the Chicago Park District at age three
  • Center attacker on her club and high school teams
  • Nominated for Illinois Player of the Year her senior year of high school
  • All State player in multiple seasons

PERSONAL:
  • Daughter of Bartolo and Maria Fernandez
  • Has one brother Arturo and one sister Stephanie
  • Biology major
  • Hobbies include open water swimming and staying active
  • Chose Siena because of the opportunity to play the sport she loves at a higher level