Bianca returns for her second and final collegiate season to the Sun Devil squad after transfering to return home to Phoenix from San Deigo State last year where she worked to pick up the Sun Devil system and found herself starting at third base by the 2006 College World Series. Cruz batted .213 on the season, playing in 37 games with seven runs scored and 11 RBIs, four alone coming in the NCAA Super Regional where Bianca hit a grand slam against Florida State, in ASU's route to Oklahoma City.
During her freshman year, she helped San Diego State win the Conference Championship in 2002. Cruz attended Cactus High School where she lettered in softball, basketball, soccer and volleyball. Bianca was captain of the softball team from 2000-2002 and was named the 2000 Player of the Year. In her free time, Bianca likes to play volleyball. She was born December 1, 1983 to Richard and Roseann Cruz and has five siblings, Eric, Cameron, Mike, Aaron and Sherry. Bianca is majoring in Kinesiology. Her full name is Bianca Nicole Cruz.