Concordia University Irvine Lands 49.9 Butterflier Jayden Hernandez

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Quicksilver Swimming’s Jayden Hernandez has committed to Concordia University Irvine for fall 2021. He’s a senior at Leigh High School in San Jose.

I’m super excited to announce my commitment to swim and study at Concordia University Irvine. I’d like to give a huge thanks to all my friends, family, and coaches who helped me along the way. I’m really looking forward to the years ahead. Go Eagles!

TOP TIMES (SCY)

  • 100 fly – 49.98
  • 200 fly – 1:55.30
  • 200 IM – 1:57.19

Hernandez was a 100 fly B-finalist in 2018 and 2019 at the CIF Central Coast Section Championships, and he’s a Futures qualifier in that event, too.

Next season, Hernandez should be an immediate boost to the Concordia butterfly group. During the 2019-20 season, he would’ve been their fastest 100 buttterflier by over 1.5 seconds, while he would’ve been #2 on the roster in the 200 fly. At the 2021 PCSC Championships, he would’ve tied for runner-up in the 100 fly and taken fourth in the 200 fly.

Hernandez’s 100 fly is just over a second off of the Concordia school record, and he’ll suit up with the Eagles this coming season.

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About Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon studied sociology at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, graduating in May of 2018. He began swimming on a club team in first grade and swam four years for Wesleyan.

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