FRISCO, TX (April 13, 2022) – FC Dallas has loaned 2021 MLS SuperDraft Pick Nicky Hernandez to USL Championship side San Antonio FC for the remainder of the 2022 season. He is eligible to be recalled by FC Dallas at any point this season. Per team policy, additional terms of the deal will not be disclosed.
Hernandez, 23, signed with FC Dallas’ USL League One side North Texas Soccer Club in 2020, where he scored six goals and recorded five assists in 32 appearances in two seasons. The Duncanville, Texas native graduated from Dallas’ Townview Magnet Center in Oak Cliff.
Hernandez played three seasons at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He recorded eight goals and nine assists in 52 overall appearances for the Mustangs. Hernandez was named to the All-SMU Tournament Team in 2018 and AAC All-Tournament Team in 2019. Prior to his collegiate career, Hernandez captained the Dallas Texans SC U-18 team which reached the quarterfinals of the Dallas Cup in 2017.
Name: Nicky Hernandez
Full name: Dominick Gilbert Hernandez
DOB: September 21, 1998 (23)*
Birthplace:* Dallas, Texas
Hometown: Duncanville, Texas
Nationality: United States
Last Club: North Texas SC
How Acquired: FC Dallas loans midfielder Nicky Hernandez to San Antonio FC for remainder of 2022 season. Hernandez is eligible to be recalled by FC Dallas at any point this season.