As a freshman in 2017: Saw action in 10 games with two starts in her rookie season … scored four runs … Ranked fourth overall on the team with a .333 batting average and third for on base percentage with .429 … Brought in a run for St. John’s against Georgetown (April 30) helping lead them to a 10-1 victory.
Before St. John's: Stared playing softball at the competitive level at age 11 ... Played four years of varsity softball at Oak Hills High School, started in her freshman year ... Named captin of her high school team both junior and senior year ... Earned scholar-athlete all four years of high school ... Named First Team All-League sophmore, junior and senior year... Earned Freshman of the Year and Second Team All-League in 2013 ... Helped lead her team to a League Championship in 2013, 2015 and 2016 ... batted .414 with 17 RBIs and 20 runs as a junior before hitting .305, two homers, 16 RBIs, scoring 18 runs during senior season ... Played for the So. Cal Choppers and Clutch Up Softball Academy ... In addition to softball played soccer and basketball at a young age ... Goal through high school was to play Division I softball.
Personal: Full name is Laura Delgado ... Born on May 11, 1998 in Oak Hills, Calif. ... Daughter of William and Marissa Delgado ... has three older brothers, Phillip, Michael and Vincent ... Majoring in criminal justice
Delgado Up Close...
Age You Started Playing Softball: 7 years old
Favorite T.V. Show: Dexter
Favorite Pregame Song: 4 a.m. by 2 Chainz
Favorite Food: Bacon cheeseburgers
Most Memorable Softball Moment: "Hitting a home run in my first game as a fresman on varsity in high school, I was so nervous that day but ended up going 3-4 with 4 RBIs, that is a game I will never forget"
Best Piece of Softball Advice You Ever Received: "Hitting is only hard if you make it hard"