CLUB - LADY MAGIC
Played her club ball at Lady Magic under coach Earl Heyward.
HIGH SCHOOL - WOODCREEK
Was a four-year letterwinner for Woodcreek High School in Roseville, Calif. ... Was a two-time first-team all-Sierra Foothill League selection ... Earned first-team all-Metro honors as a senior and was also a third-team all-state pick ... Batted .323 over her final two seasons with three home runs, 38 RBIs, a .431 slugging percentage and a .379 on-base percentage ... Helped the Timberwolves capture the Sac-Joaquin Division II section championship with a 26-4 overall record in 2012 ... Was the team captain, MVP and Woodcreek Female Athlete of the Year ... Also played tennis ... Was a scholar-athlete.
Francesca Orlando was born Aug. 25, 1995, in Louisville, Ky. ... Daughter of Peggy and Joe Orlando ... Was also recruited by San Jose State, San Francisco State and Hawaii-Hilo ... Will major in Spanish.