Head Coach Trisha Ford and the 'Dogs return a bulk of the talent from last year's MW runner-up squad.
Academic All-District vets Ortiz and Runge are honored with Green, Harris, Megee and Langdon for their +3.50 GPA's.
A total of 71 Fresno State student-athletes were honored as part of a league-record 623 Mountain West scholar athletes.
Fresno State softball faces the Rams in the first of two-straight Mountain West road series.
Fresno State Accolades
2013 (FRESHMAN): Earned Academic All-Mountain West honors ... made 18 starts and 28 appearances in the circle ... had a 9-8 overall record and 4-4 Mountain West mark ... tossed 112.1 innings allowing only 38 earned runs for a 2.37 ERA ... struck out 21 batters and surrendered 12 walks ... threw six complete games and one complete game shutout ... threw a career-high nine innings against Cal Poly ... recorded a career best four strike outs against CSU Northridge ... had three appearances allowing just one hit ... recorded a team best two saves.
High School: A four-time letter winner under coach Donn Roberts at Dos Pueblos High School...a very decorated high school athlete... named first-team All-Channel League all four years of high school ... earned first-team All-Santa Barbara County in 2009 and 2010 and was awarded Santa Barbara County Athletic Roundtable Softball Player of the Year three years in a row ... named second-team All-CIF in 2009 and first-team All-CIF the following three years ... earned first-team All-Channel League in 2010-2012... named Co-MVP Channel League in 2011 and Channel League MVP in 2012 ... Recognized by ESPN as State Player of the Week June 10, 2011 ... helped her team win the CIF Championship in 2011 ... was named team MVP in 2011 and 2012 ... finished her high school career with 645 strikeouts in 634 innings and 32 shut outs ... also lettered two years in volleyball and won the CIF Volleyball Championship in 2010 and the Channel League Championship in 2011 and 2012.
Personal: Born on March 21, 1994 ... daughter of Lori and Lee Harris...has an older sister, Sophie ... enjoys playing beach volleyball and surfing ... favorite athlete is Keilani Ricketts, because of her composure on the mound and her great attitude ... her biggest athletic thrill was winning CIF with her high school team in 2011 ... a four-time National Honor Society and CSF certificate holder ... most admires her Aunt, founder of WillFit Program for Cancer Patients which has helped save thousands of lives.