Alex Formby
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Alex  Formby

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Orange, Calif.

High School:
Mater Dei HS

Last College:
Virginia

Height:
6-0

Position:
P

Experience:
2L

Bats/Throws:
R/R

10/11/2017

Three Softball Players Named NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes

SB: 3 Aztecs earn NFCA academic honors

07/17/2017

Sixty-Nine Aztecs Garner MW All-Academic Status

69 named Academic All-MW

05/13/2017

Softball Downs Nevada, 13-6, to Claim Series

Softball downs Nevada, 13-6

05/11/2017

SDSU Softball Outlasts Nevada, 11-9

Softball outlasts Nevada, 11-9

05/10/2017

Softball Wraps Up Regular Season at Nevada

Softball wraps up regular season in Reno

Entering 2017 season
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Tall, lanky pitcher who improved as the season went on last year ... Junk ball pitcher who can get the groundout ... Is excellent in relief.

SDSU Career Rankings (after the 2016 season): T-6th in saves (5)


HONORS
* 2016 All-Mountain West (Second Team)
* 2016 Mountain West Scholar-Athlete
* 2016 Mountain West Spring All-Academic Team
* Mountain West Pitcher of the Week (5/3/16)

2016 SEASON - SOPHOMORE
NCAA Rankings: 16th in saves (5)

Single-Season Rankings (after the 2016 season): T-4th in saves (5)

Had a solid first season with the Aztecs, earning second-team all-Mountain West accolades ... Was 11-10 with a 3.66 ERA and five saves over 116 2/3 innings, striking out 83 against 57 walks ... Appeared in 37 out of the team's 52 games, registering 15 starts ... Had one shutout, three complete games and kept her opponents to a .281 average ... Was perfect in the field in 25 chances (20 assists, five putouts) ... Led the team in ERA (3.66) (min. 50 IP), saves (5) and opponent batting average (.281) ... Her five saves ranked 16th in the nation ... Among the MW leaders, ranked in a tie for first in games finished (20), second in saves (5), third in appearances (37) and in a tie for fifth in wins (11) ... In MW play, was 5-6 with a 3.50 ERA and three saves in 70 innings ... Appeared in 20 of the 24 league games, starting nine times with three complete games and a shutout, limiting her opponents to a .295 average ... Struck out 50 in league against against 28 walks ... Was remarkable over the team's final 10 games, going 22 with a 2.29 ERA and two saves over 33 2/3 innings ... To show her importance to the team, posted a 1.73 ERA with five saves, limiting her opponents to a .248 average, in 60 2/3 innings in the team's victories ... Saves came against San Diego (Feb. 21), Cal Poly (March 19), at San Jose State (April 15), vs. Utah State (April 29) and against Boise State (May 14) ... Best game of the year was arguably vs. Nevada on March 30, when she tossed a complete game shutout, striking out a career-high eight batters, allowing five hits and a walk in the win ... Was named the MW Pitcher of the Week for the first time of her career on May 3 for her play against Utah State, going 1-1 in the circle with a save and 2.03 ERA over 10 1/3 innings, striking out seven against three walks, limiting the Aggies to a .286 average.

2015 SEASON (at VIRGINIA) - FRESHMAN
Was 3-14 in the circle at Virginia, posting a 7.30 ERA over 102 2/3 innings ... Appeared in 30 of the team's 56 games, starting 19 times and completing eight games ... Struck out 55 batters against 81 walks for the Cavaliers (16-40) ... Best game was arguably against Virginia Tech on April 8, when she combined with twin sister, Andie, for a no-hitter, in a 5-2 victory ... It was the first combined no-hitter in program history and first at UVA since 2009 ... Was also 1-for-4 (.250) at the plate, while committing just one error in 17 fielding chances, posting a .941 fielding percentage.

CLUB - SO CAL CHOPPERS
Played travel ball for So Cal Choppers.

HIGH SCHOOL - MATER DEI
Was a four-year letterwinner at Mater Dei High School and Los Alamitos High School ... Was a 2011 NFCA All-American Scholar-Athlete ... Helped lead Mater Dei HS to a Trinity League title in 2013 and Los Alamitos HS to the Sunset League championship and to the semifinals of the CIF Championships ... Was also a four-year honor roll member.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Mary Beth and Paul Formby ... Identical twin of Andie Formby, who also played for Virginia last year and now plays at Kansas ... Picked San Diego State out of UVA over other interest from Cal State Fullerton, Loyola Marymount, Purdue and Wisconsin ... Is majoring in communication at SDSU.

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