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#14 - Vashil Fernandez
2013-14 Men's Basketball
POS.
F
HT.
6'10"
WT.
245
YR.
Jr.
HOMETOWN
Kingston, Jamaica
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Princeton Day [Md.] Academy
Vashil Fernandez

Summer of 2013: Traveled with an Athletes in Action team to New Zealand in August ... played for Jamaica in its first-ever appearance at the FIBA Americas Championship in September ... appeared in four games for Jamaica ... picked up a blocked shot in win over Argentina, the world's third-ranked team ... grabbed two rebounds against eventual champions Mexico.

2012-13: Made 27 appearances off the bench in his first year playing for the Crusaders ... scored 30 points and grabbed 38 rebounds on the season ... averaged one blocked shot per 11 minutes of playing time ... opened Crusader career with five points, including a pair of dunks, and three rebounds in win over Georgia Southern Nov. 9 ... blocked season-high four shots in front of a national TV audience against Northern Illinois Nov. 13 ... blocked two shots in win at Kent State Nov. 18 ... grabbed five rebounds at Saint Louis Dec. 2 ... set season high with six rebounds in victory over Purdue Calumet Dec. 22, a mark he would match in just 10 minutes in BracketBusters win over Eastern Kentucky Feb. 23 ... combined to go 5-of-7 from the floor, including three dunks, in wins over Milwaukee Jan. 12 and Feb. 1 ... blocked two shots apiece in back-to-back league games against Milwaukee and UIC in early February ... named to the NABC Honors Court ... member of Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.

Summer of 2012: Made his senior international debut for Jamaica at the 2012 FIBA Men’s Central American and Caribbean Basketball Championship (Centrobasket) ... debuted in win over U.S. Virgin Islands, grabbing a rebound in two minutes of action ... played three minutes and pulled down a board in bronze medal win against Panama, Jamaica’s top-ever finish at the tournament.

2011-12: Sat out his first season at Valparaiso.

Prep: Concluded high school career last season at Princeton Day Academy in Maryland ... came on strong later in the season, posting a double-double over the second half of the year while also registering nearly five blocks per game ... helped Princeton Day to National Christian Schools Athletics Association (NCSAA) regional title ... previously played at Calabar H.S. in Jamaica ... averaged nearly a triple-double in points, rebounds and blocked shots ... led conference during 2009-2010 season in both rebounds and blocked shots ... one of the founding players of the Jamaica Basketball Academy … academically, ranked first in class in both 2008-2009 and 2009-2010.

Personal: Vashil is the son of Sophia Green … major is international business … born January 16, 1992.