1 - Fernando Pina
Fernando Pina
Height: 6-0
Weight: 180
Year: R-Fr.
Hometown: Houston, Texas
High School: Challenge Early College HS
Position: GK

All-MAC (First Team, 2013)

as a Sophomore (2013)
All-MAC First Team honoree ... started the first 18 matches of the season, finishing with a record of 14-3-1 and posting eight shutouts and a GAA of 062 in 1,731 minutes ... logged three-game shutout streaks twice during the fall ... notched clean sheets against Bowling Green (Sept. 21), Ohio State (Sept. 24) and West Virginia (Sept. 29) in consecutive fashion, then did so again against No. 15 Wake Forest (Oct. 15), Buffalo (Oct. 18) and No. 17 Michigan State (Oct. 23) ... recorded a season-high five saves in a 1-0 victory against the Demon Deacons ... also matched that number in a 2-1 win at Michigan (Oct. 30) ... named MAC Player of the Week on Sept. 30 after posting back-to-back 1-0 shutout wins against Ohio State and West Virginia.

as a Freshman (2012)
: Redshirted.

Prior to Akron
: Ranked 10th-best recruit in the country by Top Drawer Soccer … is also ranked No. 2, behind fellow Zips' recruit Koroma, in the state of Texas … ranked No. 18 by ESPN RISE and No. 26 by College Soccer News … is considered the top goalkeeper recruit in the nation (TDS) … was one of the leading keepers for the U.S. U-17 team … competed in the 2011 U-17 World Cup, alongside fellow UA recruits Koroma, Serna and Souders … started three games, allowing just two goals in 298 minutes during the 2011 CONCACAF U-17 Championship … earned a shutout in a 1-0 win over Panama … made seven International appearances in 2011 and allowed just six goals … regular in U.S. U-15 national team camps in 2009 and was invited into U-17 residency that fall … was part of the U-14 and U-15 Boys' National Team programs before joining Residency … has played with the Houston Dynamo of the U.S. Soccer Development Academy since 2009.

Personal: Born Jan. 29, 1994 ... one of six kids in his family, three boys and three girls.