Date of Birth: 03/30/1998
Height: 5' 9" Weight: 190 lbs
College Experience: Butler University
Hometown: Tampa, Fla.
2020 – Junior Season: Only player to start in all 15 games… Led the team with a .283 batting average… Collected 13 hits in 46 at-bats… Scored a team-high 11 runs… Led BU with four doubles… Added a home run to move his slugging percentage to .435… Ended the year with 11 RBI and 20 total bases… Walked 12 times and was hit by a pitch five times to raise his on-base percentage to .469… Perfect in the field with 32 put-outs and zero errors… Went 2-for-3 vs. Western Illinois with a homer, a double, a team-best four runs and five RBI (2/23)… Notched six total bases vs. the Leathernecks... Opened the season going 2-for-3 vs. North Carolina A&T with a double, a run and two RBI (2/14)… Impacted the win over George Mason with three hits, including a double, and two runs scored (2/15)… Ended the Evansville series with two hits, two RBI and a run scored (3/1)… Went 2-for-3 at UCF with a double and an RBI (3/6)… Led BU with five multi-hit games… Team leader with three multi-RBI games. 2017 Freshman Season: Appeared in 18 games... 1-for-5 as a pinch hitter... Collected his first hit against Utah Valley on March 19. High School: Three-year letterwinner... Earned his team’s gold glove as a senior... Hit .311 in 82 games over his three seasons with Jesuit... As a senior he hit at a .326 clip in 30 contests... Collected 28 hits and scored 26 runs as a senior.... His 15 RBI helped the Tigers to a 24-6 mark, including an undefeated record (10-0) in district play (6A-8). Personal: Son of former Bluejay Eddie Ortega (1983-86).