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    Angela Cervantez
    Angela Cervantez

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Madera, Calif.

    High School:
    Madera

    Height:
    5-6

    Position:
    First Base

    B/T: L-R:
    Major: Rec Admin & Leisure

    Accomplishments: First Team All-American (1999) First Team All-West Region (1999) WAC Player of the Year (1999) NCAA Statistical Champion in Doubles (1999) Two-time WAC Player of the Week (1999) NCAA championship team (1998) All-College World Series (1998) NCAA All-Regional (1998-97)

    1999: Hit safely in 14 of last 19 & batted .345 (19-55) with 12 runs, 18 RBI, 3 doubles, 3 triples, 2 home runs, 8 walks, 2 sacrifice flies, 30 total bases, and .545 slugging percentage ... posted a season-best 10-game hit streak & batted .556 (15-27) 8 R, 8 doubles, triple, 15 RBI, 7 walks, 23 TB, .852 slugging percentage ... opened season with a 9-game hit streak (.567 BA, 17-30, 7 runs, 11 RBI, 4 doubles, 3 home runs) ...sixth player in school history to post at least 100 total bases in a season with 146 -- third-highest number in school history ... had at least one hit in 55 games & scored at least a run in 36 ... had 27 multiple hit games -- second-best on team -- & 22 multiple RBI games -- best on team ... had 28 two-out RBI performances -- best on team -- in the No. 3 and 4 spots in the lineup ... led team batting (.394), doubles (26), RBI (73), walks (34), total bases (146) & slugging percentage (.661) ... shared team lead in triples (6) while second in home runs (7) & third in runs (42) ... participated in 12 of the team?s 22 double plays while leading all starters with a .996 fielding pct., second in total chances (458) and putouts (435) ... 1998: Hit first collegiate home run against Arizona ? posted a then career-best eight-game hitting streak & batted .522 (15-23, 9 runs, 4 doubles, 3 RBI, 3 walks, 19 total bases, .826 slugging percentage) ? had at least 1 hit in 34 games with nine multi-hit games ? notched eight 2-out RBI games ? opened year with a seven-game hit streak & batted .400 (8-20, 5 runs, 3 RBI, walk) ? had at least one hit in 19 WAC games and batted .338 ? started at first base 37 times, designated player 12 times and third base four times ?1997: Started at third base, first base and designated player ... hit safely in 21 of last 31 games & batted .312 (29-93, 10 runs, 16 RBI, 4 doubles, triple, 7 walks, 2 sacrifice flies) ... had season-best seven-game hit streak & batted .429 (9-21, run, 3 doubles, triple, 4 RBI) ... Madera HS: A four-year starter who played shortstop her last three years?batted .413 with 20 RBI & 16 runs as a senior ... started at second base in the Central Valley All-Star Game on the West team ... drove in the tying & winning-run in the eighth inning to give the West team a 6-2 victory ... played right field as a freshman for Madera ... helped MHS post a 36-14 record her final two years ... four-time All-North West Yosemite League pick, including first-team all-league her last three years ... four-time All-Fresno Bee selection, including three first team honors ... team MVP as a senior & collected team defensive awards for Best Defensive Player (junior) and Golden Glove Award winner (sophomore) ... Most Outstanding Player in the city/county game as a senior ... Personal: Born September 22, 1978 ... parents are Carolyn and Richard Cervantez, Jr. ... has an older sister Alana, and two younger sisters, Cynthia and Marissa ... enjoys spending time with friends and playing sports ... admires high school coach Judy Shaubach for coaching and teaching competitiveness and toughness.

    FRESNO STATE CAREER STATISTICS
    Year     G/GS     AB     R     H     2B    3B     HR     RBI     S/SF     BB     SO     SB/SBA     AVG.
    1997     61/60   173     23    51    10     1      0       3      1/3     18     25      0/1      .295
    1998     56/53   160     28    46     9     0      3      18      0/1     19     21      0/0      .287
    1999     74/74   221     42    87    26     6      7      73      0/4     34     29      1/1      .394
    Total  191/187   554     93   184    45     7     10     124      1/8     71     75      1/2      .332
    

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