Bio: Ornelas is also a California native joining the sweets from just outside of Los Angeles in Chatsworth. Ornelas currently plays for Loyal Marymount University in LA. The 5’10 outfielder is a transfer from TCU however didn’t appear in any games for the Horned Frogs. Ornelas played at Notre Dame High School which is when he made the transition to the outfield where says he’s become more comfortable on the baseball field.
Ornelas has previously played summer ball up in Alaska as a member of the Anchorage Glacier Pilots of the Alaska Baseball League. Ornelas had 13 hits and 8 RBI’s and valued the experience playing away from home.
“You want to be the best player that you can but when you have that opportunity to play somewhere even if it’s somewhere far from home I think it’s a great opportunity that someone should take,” said Ornelas “It was fun I learned a lot about the game and a lot about myself”.