Dakota Hernandez
Catcher 10
200 lbs.
Stevenson Ranch, 
Last School
West Ranch
Roster Years


  • Born in Glendale, Calif., parents are Dan and Melissa
  • Cousin is former BYU teammate Jaycob Brugman
  • Recruited by Oregon State,USC, and Cal State Northridge

Before BYU:

  • All-Foothill League, All-Santa Clarita Valley honorable mention
  • Batted .346, one home run, 12 RBI
  • Coached by Casey Burrill
  • Played for Chuck Fick and So Cal Cardinal Scout team
  • Played on the 16u JO silver medal team under Coach Mutz and the Conejo Oaks
  • Four-year Varsity Starter at Saugus and West Ranch high schools
  • played for former USC great catcher, Casey Burrill
  • SCV All Star Team
  • Team captain and teams defensive player of the year
  • VIBL all-star selection
  • Hit .419 in Foothill League games
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2012

  • Started one game when Wes Guenther was injured in pre-game warmup vs. Southern Utah
  • Played  in summer of 2012 for the California Colligate League( Conejo Oaks)
  • Played in the NBC World Series in Kansas, batting .244 as the starting catcher.
Sophmore Year 2013

  • Worked his way into starting role until he was injured in home opening series vs. Creighton.
  • Returned to the lineup the next month in the Utah game and finished the season with most of the catching duties as Jarret Jarvis was injured vs. Portland.
  • broke right index finger vs. Gonzaga in the WCC tournament and still went 3-for-4 in that game.
  • Also recorded three hits in one game vs. Loyola Marymount and Saint Mary's for victories.
Junior Year 2014

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year