Urtez Notes: Utah's starting shortstop ... can play any spot on the field.
2014: Leads Utah with 28 runs driven in this season to go with a .317 batting average ... ranks second on the squad with 14 extra base hits (eight doubles, three triples and three home runs) ... went 2-for-2 with two RBI and a home run in career debut against Boise State (2/7) ... went 2-for-3 with three RBI against Western Michigan (2/7) ... was 2-for-3 with two RBI versus UTEP (2/14) ... went 2-for-3 with two RBI, two runs scored with a home run against Long Beach State (2/15) ... drove in three runs with a triple and double to go with two runs scored during a 2-for-3 effort at the plate against Utah State (3/3) ... had two hits with an RBI and run scored against Indiana State (3/8) ... in the series opener against No. 3 Oregon, had two hits with an RBI and run scored (3/22) ... in the middle game of the series against No. 3 Oregon, drove in three runs and went 3-for-4 against the Ducks (3/23) ... hit a triple as part of a 2-for-4 day at the plate versus Idaho State (3/26) ... was 2-for-4 with an RBI triple in a win over Oregon State (4/5).
High School/Travel Ball: Press-Telegram 2012 Player of the Year ... also named Press Telegram Dream Team Player of the Year ... broke every Downey High School records last year ... MVP and first-team all-league selection in 2012 ... honorable mention Press-Telegram in 2011 ... earned player of the week honors ... hit .577 with 10 home runs, 44 RBI and a .990 slugging percentage during junior year ... club team won the Premier Girls Fastpitch U16 championship ... also was an outside hitter on the volleyball team that won the CIF Division 2 title in 2010 ... member of Normaneers Club, a community service organization.
Personal: Daughter of Brenda and Geronimo Urtez ... born Jan. 18, 1995 ... major is undeclared.