A native of San Andres Island, Colombia, Eugenia Fernandez returns to the FAMU women’s softball team as a volunteer assistant coach. Fernandez coached the Rattlers during the 2014 and 2015 seasons as an assistant, in which she oversaw the infield and hitting. She helped the team win their second and third consecutive MEAC Championship and advance to their second straight NCAA Tournament.
Prior to coaching, Fernandez played shortstop for the Colombian Olympic Softball Team for over 15 years. Her team won various titles which include; South American tournaments, Centro American tournaments, Centro American games, finishing fourth in the Pan Am Games in Winnipeg, Canada and two World Championship Softball Series (Fuji, Japan, and St. John’s, Canada).
Fernandez graduated from Miami Dade College (Miami), where she obtained her A.A in Nursing and was a member of Lady Sharks for two years, winning Conference titles and the District title. The team also classified for the NJCAA National Tournament where they placed fifth. She was named to the All-Conference team both years.
After graduating from Miami Dade, she was transferred to Warner University where the obtained her B.S in Sports Management and was the infield coach for the Royals for three years. Fernandez was then attended FAMU to get her Master Degree. Where she coached hitters and infielders for two years.
|Position:||Volunteer Assistant Coach|