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Alexa Strid Athlete Profile

#16 Alexa Strid

Position: Shortstop Height: 5-8 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2014-2017 Hometown: Stephens City, VA Last School: Karl Maeser Academy

Conference Honors


  • Parents Jim and Mary
  • One older brother Jamey
  • Credits her dad with helping her the most in softball
  • One of her biggest sports thrills to date is having a picture of her playing softball at ESPN's Wide World of Sports appear on Disney's home page, a Dick's Sporting Goods catalog and two large murals in The Milk House at ESPN's Wide World of Sports building.

Before BYU

  •   Played for the Georgia East Cobb Bullets
  • Led her team to a top 5 finish at the 2013 18-U Premier Nationals
  • Led her team to a top 10 finish at 2012 18-U Premier Nationals. 
  • Hitting coach was Jim Brackin, a member of the ASA National Softball Hall of Fame

2014 | Redshirt Year

  • Redshirt member of the team

2015 | Freshman Year

  • Drove in two runs in the 8-7 win over Fresno State in the Eugene NCAA Regional
  • Went 2 for 3 in the third game against San Diego
  • Notched her first collegiate home run in the second game against Oklahoma State
  • Hit 1-for-2 against Northwestern with a double and a run scored
  • Drove in two RBI in the 9-0 win over UTEP while going 2-for-3 at the plate
  • Started 47 of 49 games played

2016 | Sophomore Year

  • All-WCC First Team
  • Third on the team in batting average (.328)
  • Went 3 for 3 in the win over Harvard
  • Totaled three hits, three RBI and two runs in three games against LMU
  • Went 2 for 4 with three RBI at Pacific
  • Tallied two hits in each of 10 of 15 conference games, including in all three games at San Diego