Fresno State scores in four of the five innings behind Hannah Harris' first shutout of the year.
Ortiz delivers two-out, seventh-inning RBI single to cap 3-for-5 game.
The `Dogs edge UCSB, 6-5, and CSU Bakersfield, 9-1, in final-day tournament action.
Fresno State faces three NCAA Tournament returnees among its five opening weekend tilts.
Head Coach Trisha Ford and the 'Dogs return a bulk of the talent from last year's MW runner-up squad.
Photos by Geoff Thurner, Copyright 2014.
Softball v. Pacific (03-14-14) - By Keith Kountz
Fresno Softball Action Pictures, October 2013. Photos by Geoff Thurner, Copyright 2013.
Last updated: June, 2015
Fresno State Accolades
Spring 2015 Academic All-Conference
2015 (SOPHOMORE): 2015 Spring Academic All-Conference honoree ... utilized on the base path making 30 game appearances as a pinch runner ... stole safely in three games against UC Santa Barbara (Feb. 27), Rutgers (Feb. 27) and New Mexico (April 7) ...scored a career season-high of 12 runs with seven coming during the regular season ... scored single runs vs. San Diego, Santa Clara, Oklahoma State, UC Santa Barbara, Rutgers, San Diego State, New Mexico, Utah State (twice), Boise State, UNLV and BYU ... made her first post season appearance on May 14 against North Dakota State at the 2015 NCAA Eugene Regional.
2014 (FRESHMAN): Team's top addition on the base paths, was utilized in 33 games as a pinch-runner ... stole four bases on the year in games vs. Sacramento State, Cal State Fullerton, Utah State and San Jose State ... scored single runs vs. No. 6 Washington, UC Santa Barbara, Virginia, Utah State, New Mexico (twice), Colorado State and Nevada.
High School: Was a three-time All-Conference honoree as well as a team Coaches Award winner ... additionally served as captain of her Livingston High School volleyball and basketball teams, and was a volleyball team MVP and basketball Coaches Award choice.
Personal: Parents are Esperanza and Santos ... has one younger sister, Melissa ... majoring in kinesiology with an emphasis in exercise science.
Runs scored: 1 - 19 times
Stolen bases: 1 - 7 times, vs. Sacramento State (2/14/14); at Cal State Fullerton (3/7/14); vs. Utah State (3/29/14); at San Jose State (4/23/14); vs. UC Santa Barbara (2/27/15); vs. Rutgers (2/27/15); vs. New Mexico (4/7/15)
Nicknames: C-ROD, Chris
Favorite Color: Orange
Pets Growing Up: Cat- Tinkerbell & Dog- Penelope
Favorite Saying/Motto: Cool Beans
Favorite Hobbies: Spending time with my family
Greatest Accomplishment: Being a Walk-on to the Fresno State Softball Team.
Something Most People Would be Surprised to Know About Me: I don't have an appendix (it was removed my freshman year of high school).
Personal Hero: My Father Santos Rodriguez
Most Prized Possession: My Truck
Intended Career Profession: Physical Therapy
I'd Die Without My: Oreos
First Car: 2008 GMC Canyon
Favorite Place I've Visited: Lake Tahoe
Favorite Place I'd Like to Travel to: Australia
Favorite Entrée/Dish: Enchiladas
Favorite Ice Cream: Cookies & Cream
Favorite Snack: Frozen Grapes
Favorite Pizza Toppings: Pepperoni
Favorite Drink: Passion Tea
Favorite Song: Springsteen by Eric Church
Favorite Movie: The Breakfast Club
Favorite TV Comedy: Modern Family
Favorite TV Drama: Teen Wolf
Favorite Cartoon Character: Stitch from Lilo & Stitch
Favorite Board Game: Candyland
I Chose Fresno State because: Have a great program for my major & is not to far from home.
Your Biggest Fans: My grandparents David & Libby Linan
Favorite Pro Teams: San Francisco Giants & 49ers
Favorite softball player growing up: Jennie Finch
If I didn't play softball, I would play: Volleyball
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