Natalie Hernandez

Position: 3B/UT | Number: 16
Bats: Right | Throws: Right
Daye of Birth: 01/04/1992 | Height: 5-5

Resides: Glendora, Calif.

Pro Experience:
5th Season: CHI (2014-present)

College Experience:
Illinois-Chicago

TRANSACTION HISTORY: 
  • Signed with the Bandits following open tryouts prior to the 2014 season
  • Re-signed with the Bandits for the 2015 season on October 15, 2014
  • Re-signed with the Bandits for the 2016 season on December 30, 2015
  • Re-signed with the Bandits for the 2017 season on February 2, 2017
  • Re-signed with the Bandits for the 2018 season on November 27, 2017.
PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Recorded a career-high .324 clip at the plate, along with three home runs and 23 RBI in 2018.
  • Named to the 2018 All-NPF team as an at-large selection.
  • Was an important bat off the bench during the 2016 championship season, hitting .255 with three home runs and 20 RBI.
  • Ranked fourth on the team with eight extra-base hits during the 2016 season.
  • Posted a season-best performance on June 18, 2016 against the Akron Racers, going 2-for-3 with one home run and three RBI.
  • Appeared in 19 games during her rookie season and held a quality at-bat percentage of 44 percent.
  • Made her professional debut against the Akron Racers on May 29, 2014.
COLLEGIATE HIGHLIGHTS (UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO): 
  • Became just the second player from UIC to ever play professionally, and the first since 1997
  • 2014 All-Horizon League First Team selection
  • 2x Horizon League All-Tournament Team member
  • Named Batting Champion of the 2014 Horizon League Tournament
  • 2011 All-Horizon League Newcomer honoree
PERSONAL:
  • Most adventurous task: "Snorkeling and kayaking at Catalina Island."
  • Chance to play in any MLB ballpark: "Wrigley Field."
  • If you could be an animal, what would you be? "A cute dog, living the life of relaxation."
  • Favorite part of being a Bandit: "Hanging out with teammates and meeting amazing fans."

STATS

Hitting Stats »

Year League Club AB H AVG SLG OB% R 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
2017 NPF Bandits 139 45 0.324 0.468 0.358 18 9 1 3 23 5 32 2
2016 NPF Bandits 102 26 0.255 0.402 0.276 10 4 1 3 20 0 16 0
2015 NPF Bandits 54 11 0.204 0.407 0.218 3 3 1 2 6 0 18 0
2014 NPF Bandits 39 8 0.205 0.282 0.200 4 0 0 1 5 0 9 0