FC Dallas has signed 2021 MLS SuperDraft pick Nicky Hernandez (1st round, 15th overall) to a two-year contract with club options for the 2023, 2024, and 2025 seasons, the club announced today.
The 22-year old 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.
Hernandez signed with FC Dallas’ USL League One side North Texas Soccer Club in 2020, where he scored three goals and recorded one assist in nine appearances.