Bulldogs Ready to Wrap Non-Conference Slate in Bay Area
    Senior outfielder Kapri Angotti hit .400 last weekend and was one of four 'Dogs that topped .300 vs. San Diego State.
    Senior outfielder Kapri Angotti hit .400 last weekend and was one of four 'Dogs that topped .300 vs. San Diego State.

    April 15, 2014


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    This Week: St. Mary's (17-19, 4-2); Santa Clara (6-25, 2-4)

    Wednesday, April 16: at St. Mary's (17-19, 4-2), Doubleheader, 1 p.m.
    - All-Time St. Mary's Series: FS leads, 16-2 (series started in 1981)
    - Host School Website: www.SMCgaels.com
    - Videostream Link: http://bit.ly/1eBP8TN

    Thursday, April 17: at Santa Clara (6-25, 2-4), 6 p.m.
    - All-Time Santa Clara Series: FS leads, 46-1 (series started in 1979)
    - Host School Website: www.SantaClaraBroncos.com

    Bulldog Twitter Game Updates: @FresnoStateSB


    THIS WEEK'S PREVIEW
    Tied for the lead in the MW this weekend, the Fresno State softball team (23-14, 8-4) plays its final three non-conference games of the year at St. Mary's on Wednesday, April 16 (1 p.m. doubleheader) and at Santa Clara on Thursday, April 17 (6 p.m. single game).

    Both dates were adjusted or added from earlier schedules to help make up for six games rained out in March in the San Diego Classic and at Pacific.

    Last weekend, the `Dogs went 2-1 vs. returning NCAA Tournament advancer San Diego State with 5-4 and 2-0 wins the first two games. In the finale, the two teams were scoreless through the first eight innings before SDSU won 2-0 in the ninth inning to force a three-way tie for the MW lead with San Jose State (all three sport .667 winning percentages).

    On Tuesday of this week, sophomore Hannah Harris was chosen as the MW Pitcher of the Week - the `Dogs' fifth hurler honored the past 1 1/2 seasons. She logged a 2-0 second-game shutout - her third among five starts in conference action in 2014.

    A month ago, Fresno State beat St. Mary's, 3-0, at home in the Fresno State Classic finale, while it topped Santa Clara last year, 5-1.

    FURTHER UP DOWN THE ROAD
    After this weekend, Fresno State remains on the road for a three-game, mid-week series at San Jose State (Tue., April 22 doubleheader, noon; Wed., April 23, noon). The `Dogs then have back-to-back three-game home series vs. UNLV (Fri.-Sun., April 25-27) and Colorado State (Fri.-Sun., May 2-4), then wrap the regular season at Nevada (Thu.-Sat., May 8-10).

    RECENT BULLDOG TEAM NOTES
    - With its 2-1 mark vs. San Diego State at home last weekend, the Bulldogs won their third straight MW series (and also handed SDSU its second and third losses of the conference slate).

    - Fresno State now has five wins on the year vs. returning NCAA Tournament advancers after it also shutout No. 6 Washington (1-0) and No. 14 Nebraska (1-0) in early March and N.C. State opening weekend (1-0).

    - Its 2-0 second-game win was its ninth shutout of the year, and its 5-4 win in the opener raised its record in one-run contests to 7-3 in 2014.

    - For the weekend, Fresno State held combined team offensive advantages in batting (.225), hits (18-17), doubles (4-2), triples (1-0), homers (1-0), RBI (6-5), slugging (.338-.241), on-base percentage (.267-.262) and stolen bases (6-3).

    - Bulldog pitchers didn't allow a home run to the Aztecs, and their 17 allowed in conference play is second-fewest (and one shy of MW leader - SDSU, 16).

    - Overall for the three-game Aztec series, sophomore catcher Paige Gumz led Fresno State in hitting (.444, 4H, 2B, SB), and three others topped .300 - senior outfielder Kapri Angotti (.400, 2H, SB), sophomore second baseman Whitney Smith (.333, 3H, 2B, RBI) and junior center fielder Brenna Moss (.33, 3H, 2B, RBI, 2B, 3 SB).

    ON TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN WEST
    Again this week, sophomore Taylor Langdon led the league in saves (4), and stood fourth in games finished (9) and games in relief (12).

    Former All-MW honoree and sophomore right-hander Jill Compton added third-place rankings in wins (14), starts (21), opponent batting (.229) and ERA (2.32), and stood fourth in strikeouts looking (30), and fifth in innings (132.2) and strikeouts (99). Sophomore Hannah Harris also stood third in fewest hits allowed (63), fifth in opposing batting (.252) and seventh in ERA (2.89).

    At the plate, senior shortstop Brooke Ortiz topped the triples category (4), and five other `Dogs were spotted offensively - All-MW center fielder and junior Brenna Moss (stolen bases, second, 24; hits, second, 49; runs, third, 31; batting, sixth, .383), senior third baseman Vonnie Martin (walks, second, 32; on-base percentage, 10th, .461), junior right fielder Michelle Solomon (runs, sixth, 29; triples, fourth, 3), senior first baseman Stesha Brazil (RBI, fifth, 35; homers, seventh, 7; triples, seventh, 2; stolen bases, ninth, 9), and freshman left fielder Kierra Willis (triples, seventh, 2).

    Team-wise, the Bulldog pitchers still pace the conference in lowest opposing batting average (.251), fewest hits allowed (236) and double plays (18), and stood second in ERA (2.81), fewest homers allowed (17), and saves (4). Offensively, the `Dogs rank first in triples (13) and second in stolen bases (62).

    NATIONAL-CALIBER NUMBERS
    In the fifth edition of the NCAA's weekly softball rankings released this week, sophomore pitcher Taylor Langdon ranked ninth nationally in the saves category (4).

    Nine other `Dogs stood top 140 nationally - senior third baseman Vonnie Martin (walks, ninth, 0.91 p/g), sophomore pitcher Jill Compton (shutouts, 23rd, 6; ERA, 129th, 2.31; strikeouts, 137th, 100), junior center fielder Brenna Moss (stolen bases, 18th, 0.65 p/g; runs, 116th, 0.84 p/g ; triples, 139th, 2) senior shortstop Brooke Ortiz (triples, 14th, 4); junior right fielder Michelle Solomon (triples, 47th, 3), senior first baseman Stesha Brazil (RBI, 74th, 0.95 p/g; triples, 139th, 2), sophomore second baseman Whitney Smith (toughest to strikeout, 68th, 1:18.8 at-bats), senior first baseman Stesha Brazil (triples, 139th, 2) and sophomore right-hander Hannah Harris (shutouts, 97th, 3).

    Team-wise, Fresno State's highest national rankings were in triples (eighth, 0.35 p/g), double plays (12th, 0.49 p/g), stolen bases (30th, 1.65 p/g), fielding (59th, .967), win-loss percentage (66th, .622), ERA (75th, 2.81) and scoring (76th, 5.11 p/g).

    Fans can find NCAA statistics updated every Monday at the http://stats.ncaa.org/rankings/ranking_summary URL address.

    BULLDOG-GAELS-BRONCOS SERIES HISTORY
    Fresno State owns a 16-2 all-time advantage and 46-1 mark vs. Santa Clara.

    Earlier this year, Fresno State beat St. Mary's (3-0) in the Fresno State Classic finale, and went 2-1 last year vs. the Gaels (1-0 and 8-0 (6) wins; 3-2 loss) in the series that dates back to 1979.

    Last season, Fresno State won 5-1 over Santa Clara to extend a 13-game series win streak. SCU's last series win came in 2003 (3-0), while the Bulldogs had a 34-game victory streak prior in the series that began in 1979.

    GAELS SCOUTING REPORT (www.SMCgaels.com)
    The Gaels (17-19, 4-2) had a five-game win streak snapped last weekend after it went 1-2 at San Diego (with a 3-0 win and 4-0 and 3-2 losses). Other notable wins earlier this year have come vs. No. 23 California (4-1), Hawai'i (3-2), UTEP (11-10 (9)) and New Mexico State (3-2). Two SMC players topped .280 this week - Andrea Hazel (.343, 36H, 6 2B, 5 HR, 20 RBI) and Cassidy Szeredy (.280, 28 H, 5 2B, 2 HR, 18 BB) and Sarah Lira (.306, 15 H) - and its top two pitchers this year are Lujane Mussadi (2.41 9-10, 119 IP, 45 SO, 23 BB, 137 hits) and Sarah Lira (2.14, 6-5, 98.1 IP, 22 SO, 26 BB, 105 H). Tenth-year head coach Jessica Hanaseth-Rodgers has led the Gaels to six 20-win seasons, and the two-time conference coach of the year is the all-time winningest coach in program history with 197 victories. A 2001 graduate of SMC, she ended her career ranked top 10 in school history in RBI (second, 84), doubles (third, 19) and batting (eighth, .284).

    BRONCOS SCOUTING REPORT (www.SantaClaraBroncos.com)
    The Broncos (6-25, 2-4) have scored wins this year vs. UC Davis (5-4), Fairleigh Dickinson (6-0), Stony Brook (9-1 (6), Princeton (9-1 (5), Pacific (2-0) and BYU (2-1). The team's top hitters are senior outfielder Stephanie Fisher (.354, 34H, 8 2B), junior catcher Breezy Bernard (.301, 22H, 5 2B) and senior infielder Kelly Scribner (.299, 26H, 5 HR, 13 RBI). Sophomore right-hander Ciara Gonzales (3-10) leads the team in ERA (3.56), innings (92.1), starts (12), complete games (5) and lowest opponent batting average (.290). Sixth-year head coach Liza Mize also served as a former Bronco assistant coach for two years. As a player, she was a Puerto Rican Olympian in the 1996 Olympic Games after she played the 1993 season for Fresno State and helped the `Dogs to the NCAA Regionals Final. She played prior seasons for Colorado State (1992) and Chabot College (1990-91), and was a former California State Pitcher of the Year in 1992 and helped the latter squad to the California JC finals.

    2014 FRESNO STATE-ST. MARY'S REWIND
    A month ago, the `Dogs topped the Gaels, 3-0, thanks to a four-hit shutout by sophomore Jill Compton. The Oceano, Calif., native struck out four, gave up four hits, and walked none.

    In the sixth inning, the `Dogs broke the scoreless tie with three-run inning that was started by a single by senior third baseman Vonnie Martin, walk by freshman left fielder Kierra Willis and single by senior first baseman Stesha Brazil. Senior DP Taylor Green accounted for the first run on a RBI ground-out to first base, and sophomore catcher Paige Gumz singled up the middle to score the last two runs. For the game, seven Bulldogs hit safely, including Green who hit her third double of the season in the fifth inning, along with singles from junior center fielder Brenna Moss (1-for-3), Willis (1-for-2) and sophomore second baseman Whitney Smith (1-for-3).

    For St. Mary's, Sarah Lira (5-5) also pitched a complete game, walked one, gave up seven hits and logged no strikeouts.

    2013 FRESNO STATE-SANTA CLARA RECAP
    In the second game of the Santa Clara Classic last year, the `Dogs topped the Broncos, 5-1. Brenna Moss led the team with a 2-for-4 day that included a triple and a RBI, while Stesha Brazil (2-for-4) added a two-run home run in the fifth inning.

    The Bulldogs scored in the first inning after Moss singled, and moved around the bases with a sacrifice hit, a stolen base and throwing error. In the third inning, Diane Runge led off with a double off the third base bag, and Moss followed with an RBI triple to right center field.

    In her first career start, Taylor Langdon struck out two in four innings of work and allowed one earned run. Hannah Harris pitched three scoreless innings to cap the game en route to her first career save.

    Santa Clara's run came in the third inning on an RBI double. The Broncos tried to send a pair of runners home in the fourth inning, but each was tagged out by catcher Paige Gumz.

    RPI ON THE RISE
    In the fourth NCAA RPI ratings of the season Fresno State still ranked second in the league and 45th nationally, while its 14-place jump also marked its fourth straight week in the top 60. The remaining MW teams' rankings follow: San Diego State (40), San José State (72), Colorado State (81), UNLV (93), Boise State (95), Nevada (148), Utah State (156) and New Mexico (161).

    This week's RPI rating is again well ahead of last year's year-end position (116), and a full current listing is available here ( http://www.ncaa.com/rankings/softball/d1/ncaa-womens-softball-rpi ).

    REWRITING THE RECORD BOOKS
    With four saves already this season, sophomore Taylor Langdon has already tied a team season record, and that same total ties for seventh-most in a career for the `Dogs.

    At the plate, senior first baseman Stesha Brazil drilled her seventh homer of the season two weeks ago at New Mexico, and her 23 career-wise is seventh-best in school history (not to mention the four she hit as a freshman at Houston in 2011).

    Junior center fielder Brenna Moss stole three more bases last weekend vs. the Aztecs to up her career total to 69 - second-best for Fresno State. That total ranks 25th nationally among active collegians (and seventh among players that are juniors or younger). Her 24 stolen bases this year is fourth-most in a season for Fresno State all-time, and 10 behind her school record from last year (34).

    The Bakersfield, Calif., native's triple against New Mexico moved her to 16 career-wise and fifth all-time for the `Dogs (and third nationally among active collegians). Moss's nine triples in 2013 is also second-best in Bulldog history behind former Olympian and All-American Laura Berg (11, 1995),

    Among all-time game bests, her three stolen bases vs. Boise State and San Diego State this year tied her school record vs. UNM in 2013. Likewise, her four runs opening week vs. UC Riverside also matched a school game record.

    With her triple vs. New Mexico, senior shortstop Brooke Ortiz has four, three-baggers on the season and 11 career-wise - a tally that stands 15th nationally among active collegians and one shy of Fresno State's ninth-best career mark.

    In her first month as a collegian, sophomore pitcher Jill Compton made history in February 2013 with the program's 70th no-hitter vs. St. Mary's. Her seven-inning, five-strikeout performance also made her the first Bulldog freshman to achieve the feat since 2006.

    Last year, the squad combined for a school record 87 stolen bases in 54 contests. For comparison's sake in 2014, the `Dogs have already swiped 62 bases after 37 games (which would equate to 87 in a 52-game season).

    SIZING UP THE `DOGS IN 2014
    Second-year Fresno State head coach Trisha Ford welcomes back starters at seven of the eight field positions, and 2013's top three pitchers.

    All four of last year's All-MW picks are also back - senior infielder Vonnie Martin, junior outfielder Brenna Moss and sophomore pitcher Jill Compton and catcher Paige Gumz - while senior infielder Brooke Ortiz was an All-WAC choice in 2011.

    Other starters back from 2013 include senior outfielder Kapri Angotti, senior first baseman Stesha Brazil, junior outfielder Michelle Solomon and sophomore infielder Whitney Smith. Last year in Ford's first season, the Bulldogs went 30-24 overall and tied for second in the MW Conference with an 11-7 mark.

    NEW TO THE FOLD
    Head Coach Trisha Ford and the Bulldogs have looked to their seven-member newcomer class to make an immediate impact in the spring of 2014.

    Her first recruiting class is entirely from California and includes catcher Niki Kaleialii (Oakley), infielder Liza Liddell (La Verne), and outfielders Melissa Gilbert (Merced), M.J. Jimenez (Newark), Alanna Layton (Acton), Christina Rodriguez (Livingston) and Kierra Willis (Pleasant Hill).

    Willis has started 28 games at DP and in left field this year, while Liddell has made six starts at second base among her 14 appearances. Rodriguez had appeared in 23 games as a pinch-runner and stole bases vs. Sacramento State, Long Beach State and Utah State; Jimenez pinch-ran ran vs. No. 8 Oregon and Riverside; and Kaleialii has seen time behind the plate vs. UC Riverside, No. 25 Texas, Boise State and New Mexico.

    As preps, Kaleialii helped her team to three Bay Valley Athletic titles and was a two-time captain; Liddell was a four-time all-league selection at third base and shortstop; Jimenez was a three-time All-League pick; Gilbert helped lead Merced High School to three CCC titles; Layton was a CIF All-League First-Team choice; Rodriguez was a multiple all-conference choice; and Willis was a four-time first-team all-league selection.

    RACKING UP THE WEEKLY HARDWARE
    After helping the `Dogs go 2-1 against returning NCAA Tournament qualifier San Diego State, sophomore Hannah Harris was tabbed the Mountain West Softball Pitcher of the Week this week.

    The Santa Barbara, Calif., native logged her third shutout among her five MW starts in the 2-0 second-game win. In the seven-inning effort, she logged two strikeouts and one walk, and her three hits allowed was one shy of her season low.

    In the finale, she also made her fifth relief appearance of 2014 and finished her third game of the season. She came in with one out and the bases loaded in the ninth inning, and helped the team notch its 18th double play of the year against the only batter that she faced.

    On the weekend, she led the team in ERA (0.00), wins (1), lowest opponent batting (.125), appearances (2), fewest walks (1) and fewest hits allowed (3).

    In previous weeks, senior Stesha Brazil and sophomore Kiley Shae Aldridge were rewarded with MW Player and Pitcher of the Week honors in March and April to give the team eight honors from six current players the past 1 1/2 years.

    The Turlock, Calif., native Brazil led the `Dogs to a late-March home sweep of Utah State, and topped the team for the three games combined in hitting (.625), slugging (.875), on-base percentage (.727), hits (5), stolen bases (3) and total bases (7).

    Three weeks ago, Aldridge won her first MW weekly career honor after she logged a 1-0 shutout versus No. 6 Washington. Her nine strikeouts came in her first start in nearly two years and tripled her previous Bulldog best from this season (3) and also 2012. She also limited the returning WCWS advancers to three hits.

    Among other recent Bulldog honorees in the circle, sophomores Jill Compton and Taylor Langdon combined for three honors in 2013, while senior third baseman Vonnie Martin was a two-time MW Player of the Week last season. Other current `Dogs honored with WAC Player of the Week honors include senior shortstop Brooke Ortiz (2012).

    ANOTHER STACKED SCHEDULE
    Among the Bulldogs' 52 games this year against 31 opponents, its non-conference slates features five WCWS returnees in 2013 national runner-up Tennessee, Arizona State, Nebraska, Texas and Washington.

    In the opening months of the year, Fresno State faced another Super Regional advancer (Oregon), a seventh NCAA Regional Finalist (N.C. State) and four other NCAA tourney qualifiers (Arizona, Houston, San Diego State and San Jose State).

    Among the tilts in February and March, the `Dogs posted 1-0 shutouts vs. No. 6 Washington and No. 14 Nebraska on the same day in the finale of the Judi Garmin Classic, while it lost by one run the opening three weeks to No. 2 Tennessee (5-4) and No. 8 Oregon (10-9 (8)).

    Among conference foes, the `Dogs staked a 2-1 marked against last year's NCAA Tournament representative from the MW - San Diego State - in their series in Fresno in mid-April.

    Overall, the `Dogs will play 16 contests against 11 squads that advanced to last year's 64-team NCAA tournament field (not to mention four teams that have combined for 12 national titles in their school histories).

    PRIDE OF THE VALLEY
    Not only do 23 of the 24 members of the Bulldog roster hail from California, but many proudly call the Central Valley their home.

    Two players are from the Fresno area directly - seniors Kapri Angotti (Clovis) and Kim Fisher (Fresno) - and also played their initial collegiate seasons at Fresno City College. Two others' hometowns are less than an hour's drive away - freshman Melissa Gilbert (Merced) and sophomore Bria Kennedy (Hanford) - and two other starters are from the Central Valley, senior Stesha Brazil (Turlock) and junior Brenna Moss (Bakersfield).

    Looking northward, seven players matriculated from the Bay Area - freshmen Christina Rodriguez (Livingston), Niki Kaleialii (Oakley), M.J. Jimenez (Newark) and Kierra Willis (Pleasant Hill), sophomores Kiley Shae Aldridge (Lompoc) and Whitney Smith (Auburn) and senior Brooke Ortiz (Lodi).

    Ten players hail from the nation's most fertile softball fields (Southern California) - freshmen Alanna Layton (Acton) and Liza Liddell (La Verne),sophomores Jill Compton (Oceano); Hannah Harris (Santa Barbara), Taylor Langdon (Glendora) and Paige Gumz (Chino Hills) and juniors Michelle Solomon (Beaumont), Maria Sio (Lake Forest), Kelly Megee (Riverside) and Taylor Green (Chino Hills).

    The team's only non-California resident is senior Vonnie Martin (Plano, Texas) who is only a 22-hour 1,556-mile drive from Fresno.

    ON PACE IN THE CLASSROOM
    After a successful season on the field and in the classroom, six Fresno State softball players were named to the 2013 National Fastpitch Coaches Association Scholar-Athlete team that was released last October.

    The group of senior infielder Brooke Ortiz, junior infielder Kelly Megee and catcher/infielder Taylor Green, sophomore pitcher/utility player Hannah Harris and Taylor Langdon and former senior outfielder Diane Runge were selected based on their +3.50 grade point averages for the 2012-13 academic year.

    The six-member class tied the largest in Bulldog softball history, and are among 39 Fresno State players that have received similar honors since the 1997-98 school year. Runge and Ortiz are three- and two-time honorees and the 10th and 11th Bulldogs to claim multiple honors. In addition, Runge and Ortiz were CoSIDA Academic All-District First-Team choices in 2013 and `12, respectively.

    Last spring, nine `Dogs picked up Academic All-Mountain West honors - Harris, Langdon, Megee, Ortiz, Runge, senior catcher/infielder Stesha Brazil and infielder/outfielder Vonnie Martin, junior center fielder Brenna Moss and sophomore infielder Whitney Smith.

    Overall in school history, the softball team has racked up 108 academic all-conference honors since it began WAC play in 1993 and MW action in 2013.

    CATCH THE `DOGS ON THE AIR
    Bulldog fans can watch the Bulldogs online at all home games and also all MW away games through video streams at wwww.GoBulldogs.com/Videos.

    Twenty of the team's games will also be radio broadcast locally by ESPN 790AM The Deuce this spring. Thirteen will come the first six weeks of the season in non-conference play, followed by seven MW games against Utah State, San Jose State, UNLV and Colorado State.

    Christian Lukens and Andrew Haynes will share the radio broadcast duties, while Stephen Trembley and Keenan Sanders will handle the video stream play-by-play.

    BULLDOG DIAMOND TO BE RECHRISTENED
    On March 25, the California State University Board of Trustees Committee on Institutional Advancement voted unanimously to approve the renaming the softball stadium to Margie Wright Diamond.

    Wright, who led Fresno State to its first-ever team national championship in 1998, was a driving force behind the construction of the 3,288-seat Bulldog Diamond in 1996. The NCAA's all-time winningest Division I softball coach retired in 2012 after amassing 1,294 wins in 27 seasons with the Bulldogs, including 10 Women's College World Series appearances and 17 conference titles. Her resume also includes a stint as U.S. Olympic coach and National Coach of the Year honors.

    Under her direction, Fresno State was ranked in the national top 25 polls for 27 consecutive years while the Red Wave fan base led the nation in average attendance 13 times.


    THIS WEEK'S MW STANDINGS

    Pl.  Team       MW Record  Pct. Overall
    1.  Fresno State     8-4  .667  23-14
        San Diego State  6-3  .667  29-11
        San Jose State   6-3  .667  23-16
    4.  UNLV             7-5  .583  17-23
    5.  Colorado State   5-4  .556  24-10
    6.  Boise State      6-6  .500  21-18
    7.  Utah State       4-5  .444  15-21
    8.  Nevada           3-9  .250  21-19
        New Mexico       3-9  .250  12-27

    2014 MW PRESEASON POLL

    Pl.  Team           Pts.  2013 Finish  Overall
    1.  SDSU (7)          63  1st  13-5    35-18
    2.  Fresno State (2)  56  2nd  11-7    30-24
    3.  Boise State       42  4th  9-9     25-26
    4.  Colorado St.      38  2nd  11-7    25-24
        San Jose St.      38  1st-WAC 17-4 42-15
    6.  Nevada            36  4th  9-9     30-23
    7.  UNLV              27  6th  7-11    21-31
    8.  New Mexico        13  7th  3-15    21-35
    9.  Utah State        11  8th-WAC 5-16 11-43

    Complete NCAA Stats - http://bit.ly/1gPx6rG
    Complete MW Stats - http://bit.ly/1dCQGFB


    NOTABLE MW INDIVIDUAL RANKINGS (NCAA)
    Taylor Langdon - Saves, 1st, 4 (9th); Games in Relief, 4th, 12; Games Finished, 6th, 9
    Jill Compton - Starts, 3rd, 21; Opp. Batting, 3rd, .229; ERA, 3rd, 2.32 (129th); Wins, 3rd, 14; Strikeouts Looking, 4th, 30; Innings, 5th, 132.2; Strikeouts, 5th, 99 (137th); Appearances, 8th, 24; Shutouts, 6 (23rd)
    Hannah Harris - Fewest Hits, 3rd, 63; Opp. Batting, 5th, .252; ERA, 7th, 2.89; Shutouts, 4 (97th)
    Brooke Ortiz - Triples, 1st, 4 (14th)
    Vonnie Martin - Walks, 2nd, 32 (13th); On-Base Pct., 10th, .461
    Michelle Solomon - Triples, 4th, 3 (47th); Runs, 6th, 29
    Brenna Moss - Stolen Bases, 2nd, 24(18th); Hits, 2nd, 49 ; Runs, 3rd, 31 (116th); Batting, 6th, .383; Triples, 7th, 2 (139th)
    Stesha Brazil - RBI, 5th, 35 (74th); Triples, 7th, 2 (139th); Homers, 7th, 7; Stolen Bases, 9th, 9
    Kierra Willis - Triples, 7th, 2 (139th)
    Whitney Smith - Toughest to StrikeOut 1:18.8 (68th)

    NOTABLE MW TEAM RANKINGS (NCAA)

    BATTING
    Triples - 1st, 13 (8th)
    Stolen Bases - 2nd, 62 (30th)
    RBI - 6th, 165
    Walks - 6th, 127
    Runs - 6th, 189
    Scoring - 5.11 rpg (76th)

    PITCHING
    Opposing Batting - 1st, .251 Fielding - 1st, .967
    Fewest Hits Allowed - 1st, 236
    Fewest Runs Allowed - 1st, 130
    Double Plays - 1st, 18 (12th)
    Saves - 2nd, 4
    ERA - 2nd, 2.81 (75th)
    Fewest Homers Allowed - 2nd, 17
    Fielding - 3rd, (59th)
    Batters Struck Out Looking - 4th, 45
    Strikeouts - 4th, 157

    Complete NCAA Stats - http://bit.ly/1gPx6rG
    Complete MW Stats - http://bit.ly/1dCQGFB


    ALL-TIME BULLDOG LISTS

    CAREER RANKINGS

    Stolen Bases
    2. 69 Brenna Moss, 2013- (1st is 86)

    Triples
    5. 16 Brenna Moss, 2013- (4th is 17)
    12. 11 Brooke Ortiz, 2011- (9th is 12)

    Home Runs
    7. 23 Stesha Brazil, 2012- (6th is 29)

    Hitting Streak
    8. 14 Vonnie Martin, 2013

    Saves
    7. 4 Taylor Langdon, 2013- (4th is 5)
    10. 2 Hannah Harris, 2013- (8th is 3)

    SEASON RANKINGS

    Stolen Bases
    1. 34 Brenna Moss, 2013
    4. 24 Brenna Moss, 2014 (2nd is 27)

    Triples
    2. 9 Brenna Moss, 2013 (1st is 11)

    Sacrifice Hits
    14. 19 Maria Sio, 2013 (9th is 20)

    Walks
    7. 32 Vonnie Martin, 2014 (5th is 34)

    Saves
    1. 4 Taylor Langdon, 2014
    9. 2 Harrah Harris, 2013 (4th is 3)


    MORE ONLINE SOFTBALL INFO
    Fresno State Softball Twitter: @FresnoStateSB
    NCAA: www.ncaasports.com
    NCAA Playing Rules: http://www.ncaapublications.com/p-4319-2014-and-2015-softball-rules.aspx
    NCAA Championships Handbooks: http://www.ncaapublications.com/
    NCAA Record Books: http://www.ncaa.org/championships/statistics/ncaa-softball-records-books
    Mountain West Conference: www.theMWC.com
    National Professional Fastpitch League (NPF): www.profastpitch.com
    International Softball Federation: www.internationalsoftball.com
    USA Softball: www.USAsoftball.com
    National Fastpitch Coaches Association: www.nfca.org
    Ultimate College Softball: www.ultimatecollegesoftball.com

    BULLDOG SOFTBALL MEDIA
    KSEE (NBC): www.YourCentralValleyHome.com
    KFSN (ABC): http://abclocal.go.com/kfsn
    KMPH (Fox): www.KMPH.com
    Fresno Bee: www.FresnoBee.com
    Daily Collegian: collegian.csufresno.edu
    ESPN2 Radio: www.1430espn.com/790

     

     

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