16 - Yvette Fernandez
Yvette Fernandez
Height: 5-5
Hometown: Santa Ana, Calif.
High School: Mater Dei HS
Position: IF
Experience: 1V


2006 (FRESHMAN): Appeared in five games for the Titans, hitting .333 with a walk and a run scored... tallied her first career hit, a single, in the second game of a doubleheader with Long Beach State on April 15... also scored her first career run in that game.


Two-year varsity starter for Saddleback HS, earning All-Golden West League honors as a freshman and sophomore... All-CIF selection in her sophomore season... played her final two prep seasons at Mater Dei HS in Santa Ana, Calif., where she helped lead the Monarchs to a 23-8 overall record, a second-place Serra League finish, and a berth into the fourth round of the CIF Division I playoffs.


Born Oct. 30, 1987... her mother is Luca... has a younger sister, Lizette, and a younger brother, Robert... earned scholar-athlete awards as a junior and senior at Mater Dei with a GPA of 3.5 or above... selected Cal State Fullerton over Ohio State, UC Santa Cruz, UC Santa Barbara, and Colgate... her cousin is former Titan softball All-American Monica Lucatero (1999-02)... another cousin, Susie, played softball at Nebraska... majoring in health science at Cal State Fullerton... played travel ball for the O.C. Lionettes.