2012 senior class will be honored at the start of Saturday's doubleheader against La Tech
Bulldogs use five inning sixth to defeat UC Riverside; fall to Sacramento State in extra innings
'Dogs open the 2012 season Thursday, host five games in four days at Bulldog Diamond
Fresno State voted as the preseason favorite to win the league; Michelle Moses, Andrea Ortega and Brooke Ortiz named to Preseason All-WAC Team
Fresno State closed the 2011 Bayer CropScience Classic by hosting No. 11 California.
Pictures from the Bulldogs series at SJSU April 16-17.
The 2010 Diamond Club Meet the Team event at TorNino's.
Last updated on Feb. 3, 2012
Fresno State Accolades
2011 (Junior): First-team All-WAC selection after starting in 53-of-54 games on the year in the outfield (51 in left field, two in right) ... tied for the team-lead with a seven-game hitting streak from April 15-29 ... was second on the team with a .298 batting average and 23 runs driven in ... hit six doubles, a triple and four home runs on the year ... scored 22 runs ... was second on the team with five multiple-RBI games and third with 12 multiple-hit games ... struck out just 17 times in 151 at-bats ... against the top 25 during the regular-season, she batted .320 (8-for--25) with four runs, a double, a triple, a home run, four walks, three RBIs and 14 total bases for a .560 slugging percentage ... went 4-for-5 at the plate on April 16 in the first game of the doubleheader against San Jose State where she scored the game-winning run in the ninth inning ... was 2-for-5 with a home run, two runs scored and three driven in at Boise State on April 30 in the second game of a doubleheader, which was her first of back-to-back three-RBI games ... had four games in all on the year where she drove in three runs.
2010 (Redshirt Sophomore): One of four Bulldogs to play 60 or more games ... appeared in 61 contests with 59 starts ... on the season, she ranked fifth on the team with a .324 batting average ... recorded 59 hits, including 16 doubles, four home runs, and two triples ... drove in 26 RBI and scored 33 runs ... she drew 19 walks and successfully stole a base in her only attempt ... logged a seven-game hitting streak from March 13-18 ... also logged a six-game hitting streak from March 26-April 2 and registered at least two hits in all six of those games ... went 4-for-4 against UC Santa Barbara and 3-for-4 with four RBI against Mississippi State ... had multiple double games three times and scored at least two runs three times ... on the year, she made 78 put outs and 11 defensive assists.
2009 (Medical Hardship): Redshirted the 2009 season after suffering an injury vs. Maryland at the Cathedral City Classic on Feb. 20 ... Played and started in six games, five in the outfield and one at second base ... in her six games, she batted .297 with four hits, two doubles and three RBI's with a .400 slugging percentage and a .312 on base percentage ... was most impressive in the season opener vs. Wisconsin on Feb. 6 where she had two hits, three RBI's, one double and a .667 batting average.
2008 (Freshman): Played in 49 games in the outfield, starting in 36 ... hit .342 with 16 runs, 39 hits, eight doubles and three home runs while driving in 23 runs ... had a career-high seven-game hitting streak from April 12-30 ... her biggest game of the year came in the Bulldogs' second win of the WAC Tournament vs. New Mexico State as she had three RBI's on two hits, including a double and a home run ... had 12 multi-hit games and one multi-run game vs. New Mexico State ... hit home runs against Utah, Hawai'i and New Mexico State.
Coronado High School: The CHS Female Athlete of the Year ... four-year varsity softball letterwinner ... three-year varsity basketball letterwinner ... 2004 varsity cross country letterwinner ... the 2004-07 MVP for softball ... 2007 MVP for basketball ... 2004-07 first-team all-region ... 2005 honorable mention all-state ... 2006-07 first-team all-state ... 2007 first-team Northeast Valley ... 2007 All-Arizona team ... 2007 East Sky Region Player of the Year ... 2007 Northeast Valley Player of the Year ... 2007 EA Sports second-team All-American.
Personal: Born Oct. 31, 1988 ... parents are Janice and Max Ortega ... older brothers are Max and Darrin ... 2004 Freshman Class President ... 2005 Sophomore Class President ... 2006 Junior Class President ... 2007 Student Body President ... lists favorite athlete as Tiger Woods ... biggest athletic thrill was hitting her first home run in an all-star little league game to win the game vs. the Mountain View Little League All-Stars ... most admires her parents because they showed her the real meaning of STRONG ... chose Fresno State because she wanted to play for Coach Wright.
Andrea Ortega's Career Stats