A former Fresno State softball player from Fort Worth, Texas is the widow of a Dallas police officer who was killed Thursday evening by a sniper, a Dallas TV station reported.
Kristi Villasenor, an outfielder who lettered under coach Margie Wright in 2004 and 2005 and helped Fresno State win the 2005 Western Athletic Conference Championship, was enrolled from 2003-06 as a history major. She and Officer Patrick Zamarippa had 2-year-old daughter, Lyncoln, WFAA-TV reported. He was a U.S. veteran who served in Iraq.
Fresno State President Joseph Castro ordered the university’s flags to half-staff until Tuesday, in response to President Barack Obama’s proclamation Friday morning. At noon, the Fresno State Police Department flag detail lowered the flag at the Veterans Monument.