Colton Shaver Athlete Profile

#35 Colton Shaver

Positions: First Base, Catcher Height: 6-1 Weight: 225 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2015-2016 Hometown: Riverton, UT Last School: Jordan High School


  • Born in Grand Junction, Colo.
  • Parents are Greg and Shelby Shaver
  • Father played football as a defensive end for Colorado Mesa University
  • Likes snowboarding and riding horses
  • Played summer ball for the Utah Marshalls and the DC Grays in Washington D.C. in the Cal Ripken Collegiate League
  • Majoring in exercise and wellness

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Jordan High School under coach Chad Fife
  • Louisville Slugger All-American
  • Perfect Game All American and All Region
  • Utah Gatorade Player of the Year
  • Utah Mr. Baseball
  • Four-time all-state in baseball
  • Was two-time region MVP
  • 2014 Rawlings Gold Glove winner for high school catcher
  • Four-year letterman in football and baseball
  • Four-year varsity starter at linebacker
  • All-state and all-region in football
  • Academic all-region
  • Team won 5A state championship in football (2012 as a junior) and in baseball (2014) as a senior
  • Nominated for State of State Governor Sports Award(2014 Male High School Athlete)
  • Recruited by San Diego, Washington State and Utah Valley University

2015 | Freshman Year

  • Participated in the College Baseball Home Run Derby in Omaha during summer of 2015
  • Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball Magazine
  • Second-team Freshman All-American, Perfect Game
  • All-Freshman Team, West Coast Conference, coaches
  • Second-team All-WCC, College Sports Madness
  • Led team with 13 home runs, 116 total bases and a slugging average of .595
  • Hit two homers in one game vs. Utah Valley, St. Mary's and twice vs. Utah