10  Leonardo Fernandes
Leonardo Fernandes


North Babylon, N.Y.

High School:
North Babylon

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 165




Fernandes making big impact in the MLS

Former #Seawolves star scored first career MLS goal last week.


#Seawolves play at No. 6 UMBC on must-win Wednesday

Stony Brook needs a win to help America East Championship berth chances


#Seawolves tangle with Vermont on Senior Night Saturday

Stony Brook looking for three critical points against Vermont.


#Seawolves host Hartford Sunday in critical America East match

Stony Brook and Hartford tied in the conference standings.


Stony Brook concludes non-conference schedule at Lehigh Tuesday

#Seawolves are 1-0-1 against Lehigh all-time.

Career Honors

  • 2012 America East Midfielder of the Year
  • 2012 All-America East first team
  • 2012 America East Championship All-Tournament team
  • 2011 America East Midfielder of the Year
  • 2011 NSCAA All-Northeast Region first team
  • 2011 All-America East first team
  • 2011 America East Championship Most Outstanding Player
  • 2011 America East Championship All-Tournament team
  • 2010 America East Midfielder of the Year
  • 2010 All-America East first team
  • 2009 America East Rookie of the Year
  • 2009 All-America East second team
  • 2009 America East All-Rookie team

2012: Led the team in goals (9), assists (7), points (25) and shots (50)...started all 18 matches for the Seawolves...led the America East in game winning goals with 5...finished third in the America East in goals, points and assists...named a member of the Top Drawer National Team of the Week...named America East Conference Player of the Week once...converted a penalty kick goal at Villanova (Aug. 28)...assisted on a goal in a 2-0 win over St. Joseph's at the Kentucky Invitational (Sept.9)...named to Kentucky Invitational All-Tournament team...tallied a goal and an assist to help beat Fordham 2-1 (Sept. 14)...scored two goals to beat Buffalo 4-0 (Sept. 16)...after a great weekend with three goals and one assist, Fernandes was named a member of the Top Drawer National Team of the Week as well as America East Conference Player of the Week. (Sept. 17)... scored his third straight game winning goal to top Sacred Heart 2-1 (Sept. 19)...recorded the tieing goal late in the second half in a 1-1 tie at CCSU (Sept. 22)...converted a penalty kick for the 1-0 game winner against Albany (Sept. 29)...extended his point streak to seven games with an assist against Boston University (Oct. 5)...scored the game-winning goal in the 73rd minute against Hartford (Oct. 13)...recorded a goal and an assist in a 5-4 comeback win over Binghamton. (Nov. 3)

2011: Appeared in and started all 20 games...led Stony Brook in scoring with nine goals and seven assists for 20 points...named the America East Midfielder of the Year, first-team All-America East and first-team NSCAA All-Northeast Region...now Stony Brook's all-time Div. I leader in goals scored (22)...succesfully converted penalty kick to goal vs. High Point (Sept. 9)...assisted on game-winning goal vs. Fairleigh Dickinson (Sep. 18)...assisted on a goal vs. Fairfield (Sept. 20)...scored two goals at Temple (Sept. 25)...recorded goal and assisted on the game-winner vs. Vermont (Oct. 7)...converted a penalty kick and assisted on a goal in the win over Binghamton (Oct. 22)...had a goal and an assist in the America East Championship semifinals vs. Albany (Nov. 9)...set the America East Championship record with a five-point performance in Stony Brook's 4-2 title-clinching win over Hartford (Nov. 13)...selected to the All-Tournament team and was named the Most Outstanding Player.

2010: Started 17 games...finished second on the team in goals (6) and points (13)...named the America East Midfielder of the Year and first-team All-America East...scored seven points in one weekend...had a goal on a penalty kick and added an assist in 4-2 win over Central Connecticut State (Sept. 17)...followed up with both of Stony Brook's goals, including the game-winner in the 74th minute, in 2-1 victory vs. Bryant (Sept. 19)...named America East Player of the Week for week ending Sept. 19...named to the College Soccer News National Team of the Week for week ending Sept. 19...named SimplexGrinnell Stony Brook Athlete of the Week for week ending Sept. 19...scored the game-winning goal in 3-2 win over Quinnipiac (Sept. 26)...scored on a penalty kick against Boston University (Oct. 2)...scored the game-winning goal in 2-0 win at Albany (Oct. 9)...named America East Player of the Week on Oct. 11.

2009: Outstanding freshman year...America East Rookie of the Year, second team All-Conference and All-Rookie team selection...led Seawolves with seven goals and 16 points...tied Shane Arikian's '04 Division I program record for goals by a freshman...played in 19 games, starting 17...scored first career goal at St. John's (9/11) on a penalty kick...scored two goals at Evansville (9/20)... three of four goals scored during conference play were game-winners...tallied goals against Binghamton (10/10), Vermont (10/21) and Hartford (10/31)...sealed America East Championship with tally against UMBC (11/12)...two-time America East Rookie of the Week.

High School: A four-year letterwinner at North Babylon High School for coach Michael Cashman...one of the top scorers in Suffolk County...earned first team All-State and All-Region honors...named League III MVP after tallying 14 goals and 20 assist s as a senior...finished high school career with 32 goals and 36 assists... chosen as a U.S. Soccer Developmental Academy U-15/16 Northeast Best XI at midfield...played club soccer for B.W. Gottschee...high school teammate of Antonio Crespi.

Personal: Leonardo Fernandes...born December 23, 1991 in Brazil...son of Carlos, who played professionally in Brazil, and Ana Fernandes...brother of Kaique, Gabriele and Gustavo...majoring in Arts & Sciences.

Career Statistics

Year GP/GS G A Pts. Sh. SOG GWG PK
2009 19/17 7 2 16 41 19 3 1-1
2010 17/17 6 1 13 47 29 3 2-2
2011 20/20 9 7 25 66 28 1 3-3
2012 18/18 9 7 25 50 22 5 1-2
Totals 74/72 31 17 79 204 98 12 7-8