Alex Wolfe Athlete Profile

#18 Alex Wolfe

Position: Catcher Height: 6-0 Weight: 215 Roster Years: 2009-2012 Hometown: Orem, UT Mission: San Juan East, Puerto Rico Last School: Dixie State

Personal

  • Born in American Fork
  • Parents are Jeff and Elaine
  • Father played in the California Angels system and grandfather, Larry, played in the St. Louis Cardinals organization
  • Likes ping pong, snowmobiling and golf
  • Is an Eagle Scout
  • Served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Puerto Rico, San Juan East
  • Recruited by Oregon State, Gonzaga and Washington
  • Married Hailey Larsen in January 2010
  • Majoring in communications

Before BYU

  • Drafted in the 47th round of the 2005 Major League draft by the Boston Red Sox
  • Coached former Cougar All-American Kim Nelson at Timpanogas High
  • Team won two state titles
  • All-state as a junior and senior
  • Lettered four years in baseball

Other College

  • At Dixie State was 2006 First-team All-Region for the Scenic West Athletic Conference
  • Led the SWAC in on-base percentage at .513
  • Led the team with a .361 batting average
  • Coached by former Cougar Mike Littlewood

Stats

Year    Avg.   G-GS   AB    R    H   2B   3B   HR   RBI    TB   BB   SO  SB-SBA
2006*  .361   50-49  144   25   52   11    0    1    28    66   44   30   2-5
2009   .310   11-11     42    9   13    5    0    1     7    21    4   15   0-0
2010   .355   58-58  234   52   83   18    0   11    63   134   38   54   2-3
2011   .275   55-55  207   33   57   14    0   11    47   104   33   51   2-4
2012   .295   45-41  132   17   39    6    0    1    18    48   23   28   1-2
*At Dixie State


2010 | Sophomore Year

  • Ended the season with a current 12-game hitting streak
  • CollegeBaseballInsider.com Regional Player of the Week vs. Washington and Mountain West Conference Player of Week vs. Washington
  • Had the game-winning RBI with a two-run double in BYUs 16-4 romp over Washington
  • Had a slugging average of 1.556 for that three-game series
  • MWC Player of Week vs. Utah
  • Against Utah he accounted for both of BYUs game-winning RBI with a walk-off homer in the finale
  • Had a two-run double down the right field line to give BYU an 8-7 lead
  • Both game-winning RBI came off pitches from Utah reliever Zach Adams, whom he coached last summer
  • Tied BYU single game record with six hits (6-for-6) at the Air Force Academy
  • Homered the first four home games of April
  • Also had game-winning RBI vs. UC Davis, New Mexico and Utah Valley
  • Led team with a .418 batting average in league games and a .509 on base percentage

2011 | Junior Year

  • Preseason All-MWC, catcher, league coaches and Preseason All-MWC, DH, Baseball America
  • Voted Cougar Club Comeback Player of the Year and Cougar Club Play of the Year (walk-off homer vs. Utah in 2010)
  • Had an inside the park three run homer at the Air Force Academy
  • Had four game-winning RBI: a ground-out to pitcher in an 8-3 win at Texas Tech, a two-run homer vs. Seattle in a 13-3 victory, a two-run double vs. Gonzaga in a 4-3 victory and a single with no out vs. UNLV, 5-1

2012 | Senior Year

  • Honorable mention All-West Coast Conference
  • Rawlings WCC Player of Week vs. Utah/LMU
  • Co-captain