25 Desiree Ybarra
25 - Desiree Ybarra
Height: 5-7
Year: So.
Hometown: Riverside, Calif.
High School: Riverside Poly HS
Position: P
B/T: L/L
Experience: 1V

Career Stats
2012 Game-by-Game Stats
2013 Game-by-Game Stats

Named to the 2013 NFCA All-West Region Second Team as a pitcher/utility pitcher...appeared in 54 games, making 51 starts primarily as the designated player..hit .260 with 39 hits, a team-high 12 doubles, three home runs, and 23 RBI's...led the NCAA with eight sacrifice flies during the regular season...had a team-high 13 multiple-hit games and five multiple-RBI games...On February 26 against No. 10 UCLA, she recorded a career-high five RBI's in an 11-5 upset victory (2-for-4, HR, and five RBI's)...in addition to being an offensive threat, she also shared the workload with freshman pitcher Jasmine Antunez...made 40 appearances, making 11 starts...finished 9-13 with a 2.86 ERA and 42 strikeouts in 117 2/3 innings...logged two complete games and one save...versus Pacific (May 3-4) she took the winning decision in all three games tossing nine innings allowing no runs and issuing eight walks....in the Big West Conference she was fourth in appearances (40), first in games finished (23), and second in games in relief (12).

FRESHMAN (2012): Key addition for the Titans in the circle, especially as a freshman sharing the workload with senior pitcher Aly Fascetti...made 39 appearances, making 30 starts...finished 13-17 with a 4.66 ERA and 87 strikeouts in 184 2/3 innings...logged 17 complete games and three shutouts...logged her first Division I win in her first career start against Colorado State on February 10, throwing a complete game, eight strikeout performance to lead the Titans...had a complete game shutout versus Charleston Southern on March 9, with a four hit, six strikeout effort to help the Titans win (5-0)...in her final six starts she tossed at least three innings in all her contests.

Four-year letter winner for the Bears...three-time first-team All-Big VIII League honoree from her sophomore-senior seasons while earning first-team All-Ivy League honors as a freshman...three-time first-team all-area selection from her sophomore-senior seasons and earned all-area honorable mention honors as a freshman...second-team All-CIF as a sophomore and junior and first-team honors as a senior.

Parents are Louie and Donna...played travel ball for the Corona Angels.

Nicknames: Des, Desi
Color: Pink, purple, tiffany blue
Pets: Dogs
Favorite Quote/Motto: "When the going gets tough, the tough gets going".
Greatest Accomplishment: Going to a Division One school.
Favorite place I've visited: Chicago
Favorite place I'd like to travel to: Oregon
Favorite place to take visitors to Fullerton: Tri-City Park
Favorite Food: Italian
Favorite Snack: Fruit Snacks
Favorite Drink: Yellow Gatorade
Movies: A League of Their Own, Love and Basketball, the Twilight movies, Alice in Wonderland, Coyote Ugly
TV Show: Law and Order SVU
Books: Perks of being a Wallflower
I chose Fullerton because: Everything just seemed perfect. The campus is nice and its close to home.
If I didn't play softball, I would play: Soccer, volleyball, or swim.


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