Ariel Capra Athlete Profile

#2 Ariel Capra

Ariel Capra
Positions: Pitcher, Outfielder Height: 5-9 Roster Years: 2001-2005 Hometown: Kingwood, TX

Personal

Parents are David and Edith...has two brothers and three sisters...has a sister on the BYU gymnastics team...majoring in fitness and wellness management.

Before BYU

"Who's Who Among High School Students" at Kingwood High School...three years on varsity softball team...All-District pitcher, 1998-2000...all-greater Houston, 1998-2000...District Champions, 1998-2000..."Who's Who Among High School Athletes"...team ranked in top-20 nationally

Summary

A finesse style pitcher with good ball movement. The only left-handed pitcher on the pitching squad. Came off shoulder surgery and a redshirt season to begin 2004 season.

Stats

YEAR  ERA  W-L  APP GS CG   IP    H   R  ER  BB  SO  2B  3B  HR  AB   B/Avg
2001 6.29 2-2 10 2 1 24.1 30 17 17 8 14 1 1 4 101 .297
2002 3.51 9-6 24 17 10 113.2 134 65 57 49 45 27 2 7 457 .293
2004 4.20 3-3 17 9 2 55.0 72 43 33 19 24 12 2 5 227 .317

2001 | Freshman Year

Went 2-2 with a 6.29 ERA in 10 appearances, including two starts...pitched one complete game...struck out 14 while giving up eight walks...opposing batters hit a combined .297.

2002 | Sophomore Year

First Cougar ever to be named MWC Pitcher of the Week on Feb. 27...Had the best win-loss percentage on the team (.667)...Struck out 45 batters and started in 17 games for the cougars while only giving up 49 walks.

2003 | Medical Redshirt Year

Shoulder surgery...Cougar Club Scholar Athlete Award.

2004 | Junior Year

In her first year back from shoulder surgery, she appeared in 17 games while starting in nine...notched three wins and 24 strikeouts in 55.0 innings pitched...posted a 4.20 ERA.