Preseason All-Southland Conference First-Team
2006: Second-Team All-Southland Conference ... Played in 52 games, earning 51 starts ... Hit .350 with 45 runs scored, 64 hits, nine doubles, nine home runs and 42 runs batted in ... Posted a .546 slugging percentage and .435 on-base percentage ... Had a .995 fielding percentage ... In SLC play, hit .368 (43/117) with 29 runs scored, seven doubles, four home runs and 25 RBI ... Posted a .530 slugging percentage and a .441 on-base percentage ... Went 4-for-5 with four runs scored, a double, a home run and four RBI vs. Oklahoma (2/5) ... Was 3-for-6 with three runs scored, a home run and four RBI vs. Iona (3/3) ... Went 3-for-6 with two runs scored, a double, two home runs and two RBI in doubleheader vs. Louisiana Tech (3/14) ... Went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBI vs. SFA (3/25) and was 1-for-3 with two runs scored and hit a grand slam home run vs. SFA (3/26) ... Went 2-for-4 with a solo home run vs. Texas A&M (3/28) ... Went 6-for-12 with four runs scored and five RBI in three-game series vs. UL-Monroe ... Was 2-for-5 with two RBI vs. Texas-San Antonio (5/24) in SLC Tournament ... Had season-highs of four runs scored vs. Oklahoma (2/5), four hits vs. Oklahoma (2/5), five RBIs vs. Oklahoma (2/5), and two doubles vs. Texas-Arlington (4/7) ... Had 21 multi-hit games, including six three-hit games ... Had 10 multi-RBI games ... Posted a season-best 10-game hitting streak.
Junior College: Played for coach Dino Namicos at Skyline JC ... Batted .340 with 12 home runs and 35 RBI as a sophomore last season ... Named conference player of the year and California JUCO All-American ... As a freshman, hit .300 with eight home runs and 35 RBI.
High School: Played for Chris Bradford at St. Francis HS.
Personal: Dan John Hernandez was born 3/23/85 in San Carlos, Calif. ... Parents are Gary and Marian Hernandez ... Major is Business ... Nephew of former MLB All-Star Keith Hernandez ... Hobbies are video games, movies and golf.