Tucson High School Sports

Former Tucson standout Ana Rodriguez to play softball for New Mexico State

(NM State)

Former Tucson High standout Ana Rodriguez committed to play for New Mexico State after completing her career with Central Arizona.

“Ana is a tremendous competitor with a humble heart,” said New Mexico State head coach Kathy Rodolph said in a release. “She embodies everything we value in Aggie Softball: character, hard work and selflessness. She is also driven to help herself and her team be great. I can’t wait to coach her.”

-Garnered First Team All-ACCAC and First Team Division I All-Region honors in her final season with Central Arizona.
-Recorded 8.11 strikeouts per seven innings across 121.2 innings pitched on her way to turning in an impressive 19-2 record with a 2.99 earned run average on the season.
-Among ACCAC pitchers, she ranked inside the top five in wins, total strikeouts, strikeouts per seven innings and ERA.
-At the plate, Rodriguez managed a .425 batting average and a 1.361 OPS to finish as one of the top hitters on her team.
-Smashed 25 home runs to rank second in the ACCAC and first among Central Arizona hitters.
-Also led the Vaqueras in RBIs with 83 on the year, finishing with 22 more than the next closest -Central Arizona hitter while finishing second in the ACCAC.
-Included inside in the top 10 in the ACCAC in home runs, RBIs, runs, hits and total bases.
-Led the Vaqueras to the second round of the 2022 ACCAC Region I DI Tournament before falling to eventual regional champion Yavapai College.

From release.

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