Chris Fornaci
Chris  Fornaci


Walnut Creek, Calif.

High School:
De La Salle HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190





Waves in the Pros 2017 Recap

Pepperdine has produced a total of 34 major league players.


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


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).

Pepperdine Waves
Official online store