Jason Hernandez

Jason Hernandez
Jason Hernandez
San Jose Earthquakes
Defender
21
Real Name: Jason Hernandez
HT: 5' 11" WT: 170
Age: 33 (08/25/1983)
Birthplace: New York City, NY
Hometown: Englewood, NJ

How he joined the club: Selected by San Jose in the 2007 MLS Expansion Draft. He is the last remaining active player from the club's expansion season in 2008.

2014 (San Jose Earthquakes): Started in all 20 appearances in his seventh year with the Earthquakes … Passed Richard Mulrooney to become third on the club’s all-time games played list with 165 … Finished the campaign as third on the club’s all-time minutes played list with 13,859 and third on the club’s all-time games started list with 160 … Made his 200th MLS appearance against the LA Galaxy on June 28 at Stanford Stadium … Played 90 minutes in a stretch of 11 MLS games … CCL: Started and played 73 minutes against Deportivo Toluca FC at Buck Shaw Stadium on March 11 … Did not play against Deportivo Toluca FC at Nemesio Diez Stadium on March 19 due to a left quad strain … Open Cup: Played 90 minutes against Sacramento Republic FC at Kezar Stadium on June 11 … Was on the bench, but did not play against Seattle Sounders FC at Starfire Sports Complex on June 24.

2013 (San Jose Earthquakes): Made 21 appearances, starting 19 games in the process ... Moved up to No. 5 on the club's all-time games played list with 145 ... Moved up to No. 5 on the club's games started list with 141 ... Moved up to No. 4 on the club's all-time minuted played list with 12,527 ... CCL: Played 90 minutes at Montreal on Aug. 7 and vs. Montreal on Sept. 17 … Was on the bench, but DNP vs. CD Heredia on Oct. 23.

2012 (San Jose Earthquakes): MLS: DNP vs. NE on 3/10, vs. HOU on 3/17 and at TFC on 3/24 (R hip surgery) … Rejoined training on 3/19 … Made 2012 debut and played in first MLS game since 8/6/11 at SEA on 3/31, coming on as a substitute for the final 23 minutes … Came on as a substitute for the final 38 minutes vs. VAN on 4/7, scoring the 72nd-minute game-winner off a glancing header to the far corner … Goal, which was nominated for AT&T Goal of the Week, was his second for the club, with the other one a game-tying header in the 67th minute of a 1-1 draw vs. POR on 8/6/11 … DNP at NY on 4/14 (L – hamstring strain) … Returned to action vs. RSL on 4/21, coming on as a substitute for the final 15 minutes … DNP at PHI on 4/28, vs. DC on 5/2 and at VAN on 5/5 (L – hamstring strain) … Came on for the final 33 minutes vs. CHV on 5/13, heading in the 88th-minute equalizer … Came on for the final 30 minutes vs. CLB on 5/19 and produced a right-footed side-volley for the 90th-minute equalizer … Came on as a halftime substitute at LA on 5/23, heading the game winning goal in the 94th minute … Started and played 61 minutes at SKC on 5/27 … Came on as a substitute and played final 25 minutes at COL on 6/20 … Played final 31 minutes at RSL on 6/23, scoring the opening goal in the 75th and assisting on Chris Wondolowski’s winner in the 84th … Came on as a substitute in the 68th minute vs. LA on 6/30 … Started and played 90 minutes at POR on 7/3 and scored a goal in the 74th minute … Started and played 83 minutes at FCD on 7/7 … Scored seventh goal of season and notched assist on 7/14 vs. RSL … Started and played 71 minutes and scored the game winning goal off a header in the 45th minute … Started and played 90 minutes at VAN on 7/22 and scored for a third consecutive game … Started and played 93 minutes before receiving his second yellow card in stoppage time … DNP vs. SEA on 8/11 due to red card suspension … DNP at MTL on 8/18 due to yellow card accumulation suspension … Started and played all 90 minutes vs. COL on 8/25, recording an assist in the 11th minute and two goals in the 43rd and 75th minute, respectively … Started and played 60 minutes vs. CHV on 9/2 … Started and played 62 minutes at CHV on 9/15, scoring a goal in the 49th minute … Came on as a substitute in the 63rd minute vs. POR on 9/19, recording a game-tying assist in the 73rd minute … Started and played 90 minutes on 9/22 at SEA, recording an assist in the eighth minute … Started and played 90 minutes vs. FCD on 9/29, scoring in the 24th minute and recording assists in the 82nd and 95th minutes, respectively …Started and played 67 minutes at COL on 10/6, recording an assist in the 11th minute …Reserves: Started and played 61 minutes vs. POR on 3/27, assisting on the game’s lone goal in the 53rd minute … MLS Cup Playoffs: Came on as a substitute for Steven Beitashour in the 73rd minute against LA in the second leg of the Western Conference Semifinals 11/7, scored a goal in the 82nd minute … Came on as a substitute in the 65th minute on 11/4 at LA in the first leg of the Western Conference Semifinals …Open Cup: Started and played 77 minutes vs. MIN on 6/6 … Started and played 90 minutes vs. SEA on 6/26 before being ejected in stoppage time … Exhibition: --.

2011 (San Jose Earthquakes): MLS: Moved into No. 9 on the club’s all-time list for career starts with 99 … Played 90 minutes vs. RSL on 3/19, at FCD on 3/26, vs. SEA on 4/2, vs. TFC on 4/9, at NY on 4/16, vs. CHV on 4/23, at PHI on 4/30, vs. NE on 5/21 and at CHI on 5/28 … Played 90 minutes and received a yellow card vs. CLB on 5/14 … Played 90 minutes vs. HOU on 6/4, at DC on 6/11, at SKC on 6/17, vs. LA on 6/25 and vs. NY on 7/2 … Received a yellow card on 7/2 vs. NY … Played 90 minutes at CHV on 7/6, vs. PHI on 7/9, at CLB on 7/16 and vs. VAN on 7/20 … DNP at RSL on 7/23 or vs. DC on 7/30 due to right calf strain … Played 90 minutes vs. POR on 8/6, vs. COL on 8/13, at LA on 8/20 and at TFC on 8/27 … Started and played 61 minutes vs. CHI on 9/10 … Played 90 minutes vs. SKC on 10/1, at NE on 10/8, at SEA on 10/15 and vs. FCD on 10/22 … Exhibition: Started and played 45 minutes vs. West Brom on 7/12 … Open Cup Qualifying: --.

2010 (San Jose Earthquakes): MLS: Started all 27 games he appeared in … Made 2010 debut vs. RSL on 3/27 … Played the full 90 minutes in every match from RSL on 3/27 until LA on 7/22 … Started and played 74 minutes vs. SEA on 7/31 … Played 90 minutes at COL on 8/7 … Started and played 88 minutes vs. KC on 8/14 … DNP vs. LA 8/21 or at NY on 8/28 due to red card suspension … Played 90 minutes at HOU on 9/5, vs. FCD on 9/11, vs. PHI on 9/15, at TFC on 9/25, vs. CHI on 9/29, at CLB on 10/2, at DC on 10/9, and vs. HOU on 10/16 … DNP  vs. CHV on 10/20 … Played 90 minutes at KC on 10/23 … Exhibition: Came on as a substitute in the 72nd minute vs. CHV on 6/12 and converted winning penalty in shootout for the Sacramento Cup … MLS Cup Playoffs: Played 90 minutes vs. NY on 10/30, at NY on 11/4 and at COL on 11/13.

2009 (San Jose Earthquakes): MLS: Made 16 appearances … DNP vs. HOU on 3/28, at KC on 4/5, vs. CHI on 4/11, vs. LA on 4/18, at SEA on 4/25, vs. CHV on 5/2 and at NY on 5/8 due to left calf strain … Made 2009 season debut playing 90 minutes at HOU on 5/23 … DNP on 6/20 due to left calf strain … Played 90 minutes at RSL on 7/3 and received a yellow card … Played 90 minutes at CHI on 7/18 and received a yellow card … Played 90 minutes vs. DC on 7/25 and received a yellow card … Played 90 minutes vs. SEA on 8/2 and received a yellow card … Played 90 minutes vs. KC on 8/22 and received a yellow card … Played 90 minutes at NE on 8/20, vs. COL on 9/18, at COL on 9/23, and at DC on 9/27 … DNP vs. NY on 10/3 or at FCD on 10/7 due to left hamstring strain … Started and played 58 minutes at TFC on 10/10 before suffering a left ankle sprain/fracture … Underwent season-ending ankle surgery on 10/15 … Exhibition: Played 90 minutes vs. CD Aguila on 9/8.

2008 (San Jose Earthquakes): MLS: Selected in the eighth round of the MLS Expansion Draft … Earned Earthquakes Defensive Player of the Year award and notched first career assist … Started 28 games … Played 90 minutes in season debut at LA on 4/3 … Received a red card at RSL on 6/18 … DNP at DC on 6/22 due to red card suspension … Notched first career assist at DAL on 10/2 … Exhibition: Came in as a substitute in the 45th minute vs. Honduras Olympic Team on 7/15 … DNP vs. SEA on 9/2 or vs. CD FAS on 10/7.

2007 (Chivas USA): MLS: Appeared in 21 games, started nine for Chivas USA … Key component of league’s second-best defense, allowing just 28 goals … Playoffs: Played 90 minutes at KC in game one of Eastern Conference Semifinals on 10/27.

2006 (Chivas USA): MLS: Started 24 of 29 games … Playoffs: Started two postseason games, logging 130 minutes at HOU in conference semifinals.

2005 (Chivas USA): MLS: Started and played three games … Made MLS debut at CHI on 10/5, started and played 88 minutes … Playoffs: Played 90 minutes in both games against NE in Eastern Conference Semifinals.

International Experience (United States): Called up to U.S. MNT January Camp in 2009.

College (Seton Hall): 2004: Played 18 games for Seton Hall … Named a tri-captain in his second season … Named to All-Big East Second Team … 2003: Started all 19 games for the Pirates and notched two assists … Named to the NSCAA/adidas Mid-Atlantic Region All-America Third Team … 2002: Helped SHU attain a 1.30 goals-against average with six shutouts … Recorded one assist … 2001: Started nine of 21 games and notched one assist … Only freshman to appear in each of the Pirates’ matches.

High School/Club: Four-year letter-winner at Paramus Catholic … Earned All-State and All-Bergen County honors as a senior and set school records for career goals, assists and points.

Personal: Has a younger brother, Daniel … Speaks Spanish … Started playing soccer at age 11 … Enjoys traveling, watching movies and going to the beach.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2016New York City FC29250219400023021
2015New York City FC26260229403038080
2014San Jose Earthquakes20200173200018040
2013San Jose Earthquakes21190168000013020
2012San Jose Earthquakes25230209013014012
2011San Jose Earthquakes28280249100024040
2010San Jose Earthquakes2727024121005021
2009San Jose Earthquakes16160140300015050
2008San Jose Earthquakes28280245115129061
2007Chivas USA21909290008030
2006Chivas USA29240224203220040
2005MetroStars3302680003010
Career Totals-27324802218631432100425
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