MINERS

Chris Ortiz
 Chris Ortiz

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Albuquerque, N.M.

High School:
Sandia HS

Description

2009-10 (FRESHMAN): Participated in three tournaments in his first season ... compiled a stroke average of 78.9 ... established season-bests for score (222) and round (72) at the Herb Wimberly Invitational ... appointed to the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Attended Sandia High School in Albuquerque, N.M. ... competed in golf, basketball, and football ... four-time All-State and four-time All-Conference golfer ... was part of three state championship teams ... coached by Tim Beck.

PERSONAL: Chris Ortiz was born on July 19, 1990 in Las Vegas, N.M. ... parents are Jerry and Christine Ortiz ... has one brother, John Garcia, and two sisters, Tanya and Katie Mitchell ... nickname is Ferf ... business major.