Gabrielle Hernandez

Gabriela’s volleyball career started back when she was 6 years old in Puerto Rico. Gabriela’s hard work and training helped her developed the right skills to become a setter. Throughout the years and the playing experience in 2010, was the first year that Gabriela’ team was given the opportunity to travel for the AAU’s which they obtained bronze in Open. In 2011 and 2012 were the last 2 seasons that the team played at the AAU’s obtaining another bronze medal and a runner-up. The volleyball experience and training that Gabriela received in Puerto Rico was a great start to her career but her mom wanted more for her future which is why Gabriela then moved to Orlando, FL in the fall of 2012. She started playing for Orlando Volleyball Academy (OVA) from the age of 13 until she was 15 years old. During her 13’s year she was awarded All-American at the AAU Championships.
Gabriela attended to Osceola High School in Kissimmee where she made the varsity team as a freshman her first year. Made a huge impact in the program where she currently holds several school records. Gabriela currently holds second place for most aces in a single season with 103 aces (2015) and aces in her career with 299 (2013-2016) but she currently holds first place for most assists in a single season with 843 assists (2015) and in her career with 2,263 (2013-2016) assists in her 4 years playing for Osceola. Gabriela was offered a scholarship at Lake Sumter State College (LSSC) where she had two great seasons. She earned All-Tournament team accolades in the FCSAA D II district finals. After LSSC, she committed to Florida National University (FNU) where Gabriela played her last three seasons of college volleyball as a setter. In 2019, FNU was the USCAA champions, and Gabriela earned All-American honors. In 2021, FNU became part of the NAIA association, while also being part of the USCAA. She earned All-American as part of USCAA and also with NAIA after a first-place finish in the conference tournament.
She looks forward to mentoring the next generation of players.