Check out my story on Ariel Ortiz- the freshman star for Texas State Softball. She’s already been named the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week. You go girl!
By Kiersten Ehr
Ariel Ortiz wears her #2 Texas State Softball jersey with pride as a freshman shortstop playing in the collegiate level. Ortiz is already making a name for herself on the roster and in the conference as she has started in all 43 games this season for the Bobcats. Her batting statistics received recognition in the first week of the season as she was named the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week when she went 11-for-17 with three home runs, one triple, five doubles, seven RBI’s, and nine runs scored, all of which marked team highs in a weekend series. She continues to help out her team in game winning situations.
Growing up, Ortiz found a passion in baseball which carried onto a love for softball. Ortiz decided to stop playing ball with the boys as she found a new sport that would soon make her a…
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