Brooke Ortiz
    Brooke Ortiz


    Lodi, Calif.

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    `Dogs Pound Lobos, 20-0, in Five-Inning Finale

    Fresno State combines on a season-high 18 hits en route to its second +20-run effort of the season.


    Lobos Edge `Dogs, 11-9, in Eight-Inning Series Opener

    Fresno State comes back from an 8-1 deficit to tie the game before the Lobos pull out their first extra-inning win of 2014.


    `Dogs Rally Past Aggies in Finale, 4-3

    Fresno State sweeps series with Utah State thanks to seventh-inning comeback.


    `Dogs Corral Aggies in Series Second Game, 8-0

    Fresno State scores in four of the five innings behind Hannah Harris' first shutout of the year.


    `Dogs Rewrite Record Books With 24-4 Win at Boise State

    A 13-run first inning propels the `Dogs to a five-inning triumph and its first conference win.


    Softball v. Pacific (03-14-14) - By Keith Kountz

    Softball v. Pacific (03-14-14) - By Keith Kountz


    Softball - Fall 2013

    Fresno Softball Action Pictures, October 2013. Photos by Geoff Thurner, Copyright 2013.


    Fresno State Hosts No. 11 Cal Bears

    Fresno State closed the 2011 Bayer CropScience Classic by hosting No. 11 California.


    Bulldogs Sweep Opening Day

    Fresno State defeated Sacramento State twice to open the 2011 season

    BO Last updated on June 21, 2013

    Fresno State Accolades
    • 2013 Academic All-Mountain West
    • 2013 NFCA Scholar Athlete
    • 2012 Capital One Academic All-District 8 First-Team
    • 2011 Second-Team All-WAC
    • 2011 Academic All-WAC
    • 2011 NFCA Scholar Athlete

    2013 (JUNIOR): Started 18 games before suffering a season-ending knee injury ... earned Academic All-Mountain West honors ... stood eighth in the MW in batting (.361) with 22 hits, and also stole seven stolen bases ... tallied a triple, 10 runs, seven RBI and three walks ... among her eight multi-hit games, stroked a season-best three hits vs. UC Davis (3-for-4, RBI, SB), St. Mary's (3-for-3, SB) and Idaho State (3-for-3, BB, 2B) ... tallied a season-high two RBI against CS Northridge ... posted a .965 fielding mark at second base (37 putouts, 46 assists).

    2012 (SOPHOMORE): Selected to the Capital One Academic All-District 8 softball first-team ... was named the Verizon WAC Hitter of the Week for the first time in her career on April 9 after going 8-for-15 with six runs scored in a series sweep over Utah State ... one of five players on the team to play and start in all 59 games ... made every start at second base ... led the team for the second-straight year with a .312 batting average ... tied for second on the team with 12 multi-hit games, including four three-hit games ... scored 24 runs and had 18 RBI ... connected for six doubles and four triples, which tied for the second-most in the WAC and ranked 27th nationally ... her 10-game hitting streak from March 30-April 20 tied for the longest on the team ... was 3-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored in a win over LA Tech at the WAC Tournament, May 11 ... was 3-for-3 with two doubles, an RBI and one run scored vs. Purdue, March 10 ... named to the Bayer CropScience All-Tournament team after going 9-for-18 with two doubles, four RBI and three runs scored in six games ... 2012 Preseason All-WAC.

    2011 (FRESHMAN): Second-team All-WAC selection ... named to the Academic All-WAC team and the NFCA Scholar-Athlete Team ... one of two players on the team to start in all 54 games, as she made 25 starts at second base and 29 at third ... led the team with a .315 batting average and 52 hits ... hit five doubles and scored 25 runs on the year ... her two triples tied for the third-most in the WAC ... drove in 11 runs on the season, two of which came in a 5-0 win over Nevada on May 7 when she was 3-for-3 with a double and one run scored ... led the team with 16 multiple-hit games ... her 11 stolen bases ranked seventh in the WAC ... 2011 Fresno State's George Ilg Award Winner (Top Impact Freshman).

    HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year varsity switch-hitting shortstop letterwinner and strong academic performer ... a two-time first-team all-league infielder ... in 2009, she hit .295 for LHS and scored 19 runs while driving in another nine as her team went 22-8 ... in 2008, a second-team all-league as a sophomore after she posted a .361 batting average with a .454 on base percentage and led the team in runs and hits to help LHS to a 20-10 record and an appearance in the Division I section playoffs ... also played for the Runnin' Rebels and the Lodi Extreme .. with the Extreme, she was named the 16-U MVP at Babe Ruth as she delivered a .571 batting average.

    PERSONAL: Born on Feb. 27, 1992 ... parents are Joe and Rose Ortiz ... has a younger brother, T.J., and a younger sister, Halle, who is the team manager ... at LHS, an active member of the Friday Night Lights and CSF clubs ... interested in drawing (art) ... favorite athlete is Natasha Watley because she was the person her dad wanted her to be like on the field ... biggest athletic thrill is winning ... most admires her mom and dad for pushing her so hard to succeed as she wouldn't be where she is today without them ... chose to attend Fresno State because of the great softball program.

    Nicknames: Brookie, B
    Favorite Color: Burgundy
    Pets Growing Up: Jordan, Brody, Jenna (all dogs)
    Favorite Saying/Motto: "Accept what is, let go of what was, and have faith in what will be."
    Favorite Hobbies: drawing, painting, working out, doing crafts, hiking
    Greatest Accomplishment: Getting a 4.0 in college
    Something Most People Would be Surprised to Know About Me: I used to do ballet
    Personal Hero: My parents
    Most Prized Possession: My family
    If I Could Have Dinner With Anybody: My future self
    First Car: Navy Blue Volkswagen Jetta 2000
    Favorite Place I've Visited: Mazetlan, Mexico
    Favorite Place I'd Like to Travel to: Brazil
    Favorite Place to take Visitors in Fresno: Grizzlies baseball game
    Favorite Entrée/Dish: Shrimp scampi
    Favorite Ice Cream: Mocha Almond Fudge
    Favorite Snack: Frozen berries
    Favorite Drink: Green tea with lemon
    Favorite Singer/Band: Krewella
    First CD I Owned: Now
    Favorite Song: Stay the Night by Zedd
    Favorite Movie: Hercules (the cartoon version)
    Favorite TV Comedy: Friends
    Favorite TV Reality Show: The Bachelor
    Favorite Cartoon Character: Spongebob
    Favorite Board Game: Yahtzee
    I Chose Fresno State because: Softball program
    Your Biggest Fans: My parents, my Nino
    Favorite Pro Team: Giants, 49ers
    Favorite Coach Ford saying: "Your either getting better or your getting worse, the choice is up to you"
    If I didn't play softball, I would play: Soccer

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