Nisa Ontiveros
Nisa Ontiveros

Player Profile

Bakersfield, Calif.

High School:
Ridgeview HS






Beavers Edge Bears, 1-0, to Stop Sweep

Cal produced just two hits in its first shutout loss


Total Team Effort Shuts Out Broncos 5-0

Cal used all 17 of its healthy players to shut out Santa Clara


Cal Drops another Game to UCLA in Extra Innings

Lindsey Ziegenhirt matched her season-best 15 runs in a season with a two-run homer


California Tops Saint Mary's 10-2

The No. 9/8 Golden Bears beat the Gaels 10-2 in six innings


Cal Hosts Saint Mary's at Home

A win over the Gaels would give Cal its 50th consecutive win in series history

As a Freshman (2013):

Appeared in 23 games with 14 starts...Pitched 3.0 innings against hosting Michigan at the Ann Arbor Regional (5/18), allowing two hits and one run while striking out four...Won games vs. Santa Clara (4/17), Indiana (3/2), Maryland (2/23) and Cal State Northridge (2/9)...Earned her first career start and subsequent victory against Cal State Northridge (2/9) in opening weekend, leading Cal to a 7-2 win

High School:

Earned the Medium Schools State Player of the Year award and joined teammate Vanessa Alvarez on the All-State First Team...As a senior she had a 0.40 ERA in 170 innings of work (24-3) while striking out 256...Though her Ridgeview High team narrowly lost defending its CIF Central Section Division III title in 2012, Ontiveros put up a .500 batting average, bolstered by 15 homers and 55 RBI...A six-semester member of the academic honor roll...Named the Sequoia Yosemite League Rookie of the Year as a freshman...In 2010 was placed on the All-Sequoia Yosemite League first team and the Bakersfield Californian first-team all-area...Led her prep squad to the 2011 CIF Central Valley DIII Championship and a No. 1 ranking in the state...As a junior, named to the second team of the Max Preps All-American list, ESPN Rise' All-State and MaxPreps Sports All-State lists

Club Ball:

Won the 2011 ASA 18U Champions Cup with the Corona Angels


Uncle Steve Ontiveros played with the San Francisco Giants and Chicago Cubs from 1973-78...Grandfather Edward Ontiveros played in the Houston Astros minor league system from 1968-70...Parents Eric and Kristi attended Cal State Bakersfield

Why I have my number:

My uncle's number (Steve Ontiveros) was No. 16 when he played for the Giants and the Cubs.

Pre-game Ritual & Game Superstition:

I have to get dressed the exact same way, and I listen to "Remember the Name" by Fort Minor before turning off my music. During the game, I never step on the chalk lines.