12 - Gabby Ortiz
Gabby Ortiz
Height: 5-8
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Orlando, Fla.
High School: Celebration HS
Position: G
Major: Undecided

AS A FRESHMAN (2013-14)
Competed in 10 games with the Lions during her freshman season with the green and gold... Shot 25 percent from the field in the campain... Recorded three points on the season, with her first point coming on a made-free throw at Lynn University (1/29/14)... Sank her first layup in the Lions' victory over Lynn at home (2/22/14)... Joined the Lions' in their first ever-trip to the NCAA South Region Tournament.  

CAREER
Graduated from Celebration HS in 2013…Played for Coach Robert Mouchet…Scored over 1,000 career points in her high school career…Averaged 14.5 points,  4.1 rebounds, and three assists per game…Played for the Orlando Blazers club team for Coach Richard Gerst…Averaged 12.0 points-per-game with a 72 percent free throw percentage.


PERSONAL 
Born on June 5 in Kissimmee, Fla…Lists her hobbies as taking pictures, sports, sleeping, and playing games…Career goal is to become a nurse midwife…Lists her best asset to the team as her work ethic, motivation, and her ability to laugh and have fun…Names her favorite athletes as Kobe Bryant, Derrick Rose, Gabby Douglas, and Kevin Durant…Favorite teams are the Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, and the New York Yankees…Chose Saint Leo because it’s a fresh start and holds wonderful opportunities for her future…Daughter of Charlie Ortiz and Ana D. Merced…Has one brother, Charles J. Ortiz.