UHV head coach loses interim tag

Aug. 1, 2014 at 6:36 p.m.
Updated Aug. 1, 2014 at 11:43 p.m.

Lindsey Ortiz

Lindsey Ortiz   CONTRIBUTeD PHOTO BY UHV ATHLETICS for The Victoria Advocate

Lindsey Ortiz guided the UHV softball team through its 2014 campaign as the interim head coach. The team compiled a 33-15 record and advanced to the program's third-straight trip to the NAIA Softball Championship Opening Round Tournament.

Friday, the interim tag was removed. Ortiz was officially named the UHV head softball coach, the university announced in a press release.

Ortiz has been a part of the UHV softball program since its inception in 2008. She played in 97 games and finished with a .281 career batting average with 45 RBIs and 34 runs scored.

The League City native still holds the career fielding percentage record at .990 and shares the single-game hits record with five.

After two seasons as a player, Ortiz joined Keri Lambeth on the coaching staff. Lambeth left the program last year after leading the Jaguars for their first six seasons.


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