Cheyenne Cordes
Cheyenne Cordes

Player Profile

Fairfield, Calif.

High School:
Rodriguez HS






Pac-12 Honors Henderson as Pitcher of the Week

Henderson ties Michele Granger's program-record 13 weekly Pac-12 honors


Beavers Edge Bears, 1-0, to Stop Sweep

Cal produced just two hits in its first shutout loss


Bears Homer Twice for Series Win

Breana Kostreba and Victoria Jones hit home runs in a 3-1 rout of Oregon State in game two of the series


Cordes Goes Yard to Deal Oregon State Run-Rule Shutout

Cheyenne Cordes hit a two-RBI home run in the fifth inning to shut out Oregon State 8-0


Total Team Effort Shuts Out Broncos 5-0

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


2012 Cal Softball - Year in Photos

2012 Cal Softball - Year in Photos

Career Highlights:
NFCA All-Pacific Region Second Team (2013)
All Pac-12 Second Team (2013)
Pac-12 Player of the Week (3/12/13)
Pac-12 All-Freshman Team (2012)

As a Sophomore (2013):

Cal's starting shortstop and one of the most vocal leaders of the Golden Bear squad... Named to the All-Pac-12 Second Team and NFCA All-Pacific Region Second Team....Finished 2013 with 10 multi-RBI games and 14 multi-hit games...Led team in hits (56), runs scored (36), doubles (10), hit by pitch (13) and assists (120)...second on the team with a .315 batting clip and 34 RBI in the 2013 campaign...Ranked third on the team for her .551 slugging percentage, and fourth in home runs (10)...Started 44 of 51 regular-season games in the leadoff position...Hit two of Cal's four grand slams of the season... Tallied three hits, including two doubles, and two runs scored in Cal's only win of the UCLA series (4/13)... Career-high five-game hit streak from March 22 to April 2... Went 8-for-11 (.727) in first Pac-12 series against Utah (3/22-3/24) with one home run... Set new career-highs in hits, runs scored and RBI against Saint Mary's (3/10) going 4-for-4 with four runs scored and five RBI... Earned her first-ever Pac-12 Player of the Week honor (3/12) after leading Cal in batting in week four, going 9-for-18 (.500) with four home runs, including two grand slams, three doubles and 12 RBI against Pacific and at the Fresno State Classic.

As a Freshman (2012):

Selected to the Pac-12 All-Freshman Team...Started at shortstop for all 65 games, making just seven errors...hit .275, slugged of four infielders to play errorless ball in the Berkeley Regional...helped the Bears to the Women's College World Series with a 2 RBI home run against Washington on May 27...led team in sac flies (6)

High School:

Accumulated countless awards during her senior season, highlighted by the California Gatorade Player of the Year, All-State First-Team, ESPN RISE and Max Preps All-State First-Team, the California Medium Schools Player of the Year, Max Preps All-American and ESPN RISE First-Team All-American...Played at the 2011 Under Armour Game as an All-American...Was a finalist for the Max Preps National Player of the Year and California Ms. Softball...In 2011, was the All-City Player of the Year and her high school's female athlete of the year...Named First Team All-State Underclassman in 2009 and 2010...Named First-Team all-league and league MVP four times after leading RHS to four SCAC League titles...Lauded as the 2010 and the 2011 Daily Republic Female Athlete of the Year...Took her Rodriguez High School team to a SCAC League championship and Champions of the Sac-Joaquin Division III Section in 2011...Ran cross country and played junior varsity basketball in 2008...Four-time scholar-athlete and member of the Principal's Honor Roll...Named to the National Honor Society from 2009-11 and participated in the Mustang Mentor Program for two years...Placed on the 2011 All-California Team

Club Ball:

Member of the U.S. junior national team...Traveled with the U.S. squad to South Africa for Junior Worlds where they won the gold medal...In 2011 with the Lady Magic, she hit .476 and took seventh at nationals...Won a gold medal with the Americans at the Pan-American games in 2010 in Bogota, Columbia...In 2009, her ASA team took third at the Champions Cup and 24th at ASA Gold Nationals...Won the Independence Day 16U Championship and national championship in 2008...Played travel ball with Danielle Henderson, Jolene Henderson and Lindsey Ziegenhirt


Hopes to continue playing for the national team and be an ESPN sports anchor...Mother, Tracy Cordes, attended Sacramento State...Has been a Cal fan since 2002...Says her mother and Derek Jeter are her personal heroes

Why I have my number:

Natasha Watley was No. 27 in college and I aspire to be as great as she is.