Chris Fornaci
Chris  Fornaci


Walnut Creek, Calif.

High School:
De La Salle HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190





Waves Stay Alive With 7-2 Win Over BYU

Pepperdine needs a win tonight to advance to the final day of the WCC Tournament.


Summer Wrap-Up: Waves Complete Summer League Play

Pepperdine had 15 different players playing in seven different leagues around the country.


Waves Host Big WCC Series vs. Gonzaga

Pepperdine Continues Five-Game Homestand vs. Bulldogs


Waves Travel to San Diego for Important WCC Series

Pepperdine Hosts Cal State Fullerton Tuesday


Pepperdine Opens Homestand Friday vs. Washington

Waves Host Huskies for Three; UC Santa Barbara Tuesday


2016 WCC Baseball Tournament

2016 WCC Baseball Tournament


2016 Baseball Senior Day

2016 Baseball Senior Day


Baseball vs. Portland

Baseball vs. Portland

Fornaci Career Stats/Highs Get Acrobat Reader

2016/SENIOR: Appeared in 51 games, making 48 starts for the Waves as a senior in 2016 … Was third on the team with 30 RBI … Also scored 18 runs … Posted 28 hits including five homers, nine doubles and one triple … Was tied for third on the team with a .361 on-base percentage … Drew 20 hit-by-pitches, fifth most in the NCAA and second highest single-season total in Pepperdine history (behind his 24 in 2015), finishing his career second on the Waves’ HBP list with 49 … Stole one base … Committed just four errors (.970 fielding percentage) as the team’s starting third-baseman … Scored a career-high three runs against Columbia (3/12) … Had five multi-hit games … Reached base safely in 11 straight games at one point and posted a six-game hitting streak.

2015/JUNIOR: Appeared in and started 58 games for the Waves … Named to the Fullerton All-NCAA Regional team … Ended this season with a batting average of .240 … Drove in 28 runs on the year … Was third on the team with eighth home runs … Scored the second most runs on the squad with 41 … Posted 13 doubles and one triple … Set a Pepperdine record with 24 hit-by-pitches … Drew 30 walks and had a .393 on-base percentage … Had a career-high four RBI against Gonzaga (5/16) … Set a career-best with four hits against Clemson in the NCAA Regional (5/30).

2014/SOPHOMORE: Appeared in 23 games, making nine starts for the Waves as a sophomore ... Batted .405 in 42 at-bats as both a pinch-hitter and designated-hitter ... Slugged .619 on the year, hitting two homers and three doubles ... Drove in 12 runs and scored eighth ... Drew three walks and recorded a .479 on-base percentage ... Went 2-for-4 and hit a two-run homer against TCU (6/7) in the NCAA Super Regional ... Also hit a two-run homer against LMU (5/4) ... Drove in multiple runs four times and got a hit in 15 of the 23 games he appeared in.

2013 SUMMER LEAGUE: Competed for the Adirondack Trailblazers in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League ... Batted .221 with four doubles and eight RBI.

2013/FRESHMAN: Appeared in eight games as a first-year Wave with four starting assignments ... Collected first collegiate hit on a 1-for-3, two RBI day against Seton Hall (3/10) ... Drew a walk at USC (3/12).

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