CU Softball BIO
7 Ashley Frutos
CREIGHTON CAREER:  2012 (Junior) - Started in team's first 30 games, including 29 at second base ... Broke her collarbone (April 1) versus Indiana State and missed six weeks before returning to play in MVC Tournament ... Played two error-free games in the MVC Tournament, handling seven chances flawlessly (May 10) ... Went 2-for-4 with two doubles and two runs scored against Howard (March 4) ... Matched two career highs against Bradley (March 18) with two hits and a pair of runs ... Tied career high of two RBI against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Feb. 11).

2011 (Sophomore) - Started 23 games, 16 at second base and seven at third base ... Did not make her first start of the season until March 31, Creighton's 26th game ... First 10 appearances of the season came off the bench, before appearing in the starting lineup in her final 23 games played ... Tied for the MVC lead with eight sacrifice bunts in league play ... Ranked second on the team with 10 sacrifice bunts on the season ... Had a season-high five assists in her first start of the season, at Iowa State (March 31) ... Went 3-for-8 (.375) with an RBI and two runs scored, collecting a hit in each game of CU's three-game series with Bradley (April 2-3) ... Went 2-for-2 with an RBI at Missouri State (April 9) for her only multi-hit game of the season ... Coaxed three walks in one game against Wichita State (April 16) ... Five of her six RBI on the season came in a nine-game span (March 31 - April 12) ... Had a four-game hitting streak from March 31 to April 3 ... Had a base hit in both of Creighton's games at the MVC Tournament, going 1-for-2 with an RBI, a run scored and a sac bunt in the Bluejays' win over Wichita State (May 12).

2010 (Freshman) - Started 23 of the 24 games in which she appeared ... All of her starts came at second base, while infield roles shifted during Liz McKewon's injury ... Did not make her collegiate debut until Creighton's 25th game of the season, starting the second game against Iowa State on March 23 ... Ranked second on the team with seven sacrifice bunts, despite ranking 10th on the team in plate appearances ... Started 16 of 17 MVC appearances ... Her on-base percentage of .279 was 159 points higher than her batting average, the second-best differential on the team ... Scored first career run against North Dakota State (April 5) ... Collected first career hit against Nebraska (April 7), after starting the season 0-for-13 ... Walked twice at Wichita State (April 10) ... Went 1-for-3 with a run scored and first career RBI against Kansas (April 15) ... Was 3-for-6 with two RBI in doubleheader at Bradley (April 24), including only multi-hit game of the season in game two ... Smacked a double against Drake (April 27).

  Four-year letter winner in both softball and basketball ... Tabbed first-team all-league and first-team all-county as a senior ... Batted .321 as a senior ... Earned all-tournament honors at the Paraclete Tournament as a freshman, sophomore and senior ... Had junior year cut short due to a torn labrum ... Played club softball for Bustos Elite ... Member of FBLA and Big Sister Mentor.

The daughter of Sandra and Kenneth Frutos. ... Has one younger sibling, Kennedy ... Communications major with a minor in business ... Wore No. 6 as a freshman.
Position: Infielder
Height: 5'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Santa Paula, Calif.
High School: St. Bonaventure