Alex Sotomayor
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Alex  Sotomayor

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Delano, Calif.

High School:
Cesar E. Chavez HS '14

Height:
5-3

Position:
IF

Experience:
2V

Major:
Human Development


04/05/2018

Gauchos Visit Northern California as Big West Play Continues

Alumni Weekend welcomes Aggie greats back to La Rue Field

03/31/2018

Run-rule shutout caps Aggies' doubleheader sweep

UC Davis downs CSUN for the third time in a Big West opening series

03/30/2018

Aggies’ rally comes up just shy in series opener

Tying run stranded in scoring position in the seventh as UC Davis falls, 4-3

03/16/2018

Softball sweeps opening day of NorCal Challenge

Aggies are off on Saturday due to weather-altered schedule, will continue tournament play Sunday morning at La Rue Field

03/12/2018

Softball wraps up 2018 Aggie Invitational

Aggies return to action with NorCal Challenge tournament at La Rue Field

2018: Appeared in 35 games, making 32 starts in the infield... Hit .263 with 11 runs scored, three doubles, and eight RBI... Finished with two hits in a game six times... Hit safely in five straight contests from March 18-31... Was 2-for-2 with a double, a walk, and a run scored, against nationally ranked Arizona on Feb. 10... Added two hits and an RBI against St. John's on Feb. 25, and had back-to-back two-hit games against Saint Mary's (Feb. 28) and Nevada (March 8), scoring twice and driving in three... Also added two hits against Santa Clara (March 18) and CSUN (March 31).

2017: Started at second base for all 54 games of the season, just one of four players to start every game... Ranked fourth on the team in runs batted in (17) and second in triples (2)... Her two triples came against Fresno State on February 26 and Sacramento State on March 1... Picked up two season-high three-hit games... The first against Oregon State on March 3, where she finished 3-for-5 on the day with two RBI... The second game against Cal State Fullerton on April 15, where she went 3-for-4 with another two RBI... Hit a double in back-to-back days against Hawai'i (3/31-4/1)... Led the team when hitting with a runner on third with less than two outs, scoring seven runners in ten opportunities (.700)... Hit .333 with the bases loaded and .469 as the leadoff hitter... Defensively, led the team with 133 putouts and 107 assists for an overall .996 fielding percentage and committed just one error on the season.

2016: Redshirted and did not compete due to a season-ending injury.

2015:
 Named a starter in 27 of her 38 games played... All 27 starts took place at second base... One of four players responsible for the team's sacrifice flies total... Sotomayor hit hers at UCLA (3/8) and drove in her inaugural run as an Aggie... Scored her first collegiate run vs. Louisville (2/6)... Swiped her first bag the very next day at UNLV (2/7) in its own tournament... Posted season highs of four at-bats, two runs and two hits at UC Santa Barbara (4/19).

CESAR E. CHAVEZ HS '14:
Earned four varsity letters as her school's starting shortstop... Named team MVP all four seasons... Also earned first team all-league honors each season... Garnered first team all-area and CIF first team all-state (medium schools) accolades as a junior and senior.

PERSONAL: She is the oldest of Fernando and Lupe Soto's four children... Her younger siblings are Graciela, Gabbrielle and Adriana... Her aunt, Marisela, played intercollegiate sports at Bakersfield... Earning a Division I scholarship to play softball is her greatest personal accomplishment... Not many people know that she is Puerto Rican... She's funny - not many people know that either... Chose to attend UC Davis for its academic programs... Aspires to become a physical education teacher or ultrasound technician.

Year AVG/SLG/OBP GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB SO SB-SBA
2015 .172/.172/.270 38-27 64 9 11 0 0 0 1 11 7 11 1-2
2017 .250/.297/.287 54-54 148 19 37 3 2 0 17 44 5 20 1-2
2018 .263/.329/.300 35-32 76 11 20 3 1 0 8 25 4 14 2-2
Totals .236/.278/.286 127-113 288 39 68 6 3 0 26 80 16 45 4-6