Gordy Bravo Athlete Profile

#2 Gordy Bravo

Position: Outfielder Height: 5-2 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2013-2016 Hometown: Corona, CA Last School: Eleanor Roosevelt High School



National Honors

  • Named to the 2015 NFCA All-Pacific Region Third Team


Conference Honors


Career Summary

Gordy Bravo came to BYU from Cororna, California. Bravo carved her place in the BYU career record books from centerfield. She is fourth in batting average (.368), eighth in at-bats (647), seventh in runs (141), sixth in hits (238), tied for fifth in triples (7) and seventh in on-base percentage (.450). Throughout her career, she earned numerous honors, including 2015 NFCA All-Pacific Region Third Team and 2015 West Coast Conference Player of the Year. In her junior and senior seasons, she was named to the All-WCC First Team. As a junior, Bravo hit .444, which is the best single-season batting average in BYU history. She helped lead BYU to a conference championship and NCAA Regionals in all four years of her career.From 2014 to 2016, Bravo played with the Mexican National Team during the summer.

Personal

  • Daughter of Robert and Michelle
  • Born in Corona, California
  • Real name is Marissa, but goes by "Gordy"
  • Has two older siblings
  • Majoring in exercise and wellness
  • Enjoys scrapbooking
  • Her sports hero is Jackie Robinson
  • Also recruited by UCLA, North Carolina and Virginia

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Roosevelt High School in Corona, California
  • First team all-league, all-area honorable mention her freshman year
  • First team all-league, all-area second team her sophomore year
  • First team all-league, all-area first team her junior and senior year
  • CIF first team Division I her senior year
  • First team ESPN All-state her senior year
  • Four-year honor roll student
  • Played club for the Worth Firecrackers and coach Tony Rico
  • 10u Corona Angels ASA National Champions
  • 12u Batbusters 9th place
  • 14u Lakewood Firecrackers ASA National Champions
  • 18u gold Firecrackers 2010 Colorado fireworks champions
  • 18u gold Firecrackers 2011 Colorado fireworks champions and Premier 2nd place


2013 | Freshman Year

  • Easton First-Team All-American
  • PCSC Freshman of the Year
  • PCSC First Team All-Conference
  • PCSC Commissioner's Honor Roll
  • Named Offensive Player of the Year by the coaches
  • College Sports Madness PCSC Field Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year
  • College Sports Madness All-Conference First Team
  • Led the conference in batting average (.385) and was second in runs scored (35), hits (65) and RBI (42)
  • Hit a perfect 3 for 3 and 4 for 4 in two of the first five games of the season (vs. Seattle, Idaho St.)
  • Had two hits against No. 11 LSU, including a double to bring in two runs and the tying RBI in the bottom of the sixth
  • Had the game-winning RBI against Maine in the second game of the doubleheader
  • Had a career-high three RBI against Marist in her first game at Gail Miller Field
  • Set a career-high with two doubles against Houston
  • Hit the first home run of her career against Utah Valley
  • Went 2 for 3 against LMU (gm. 4) with an in-the-park home run to score two runs and bring in three RBI in the game
  • Went 7 for 14 in series-sweep against Santa Clara; had three RBI and three runs scored 
  • Hit 3 for 4 against Utah with one RBI
  • Went 2 for 4 in the Regional opener against No. 3 Oregon
  • Started in 56 games of 56 played and was second on the team in RBI with 43

2014 | Sophomore Year

  • College Sports Madness All-WCC Second Team
  • Returned from a hamstring injury in the Stanford Louisville Slugger Classic and hit .312.
  • Went 3-for-4 to lead a comeback win over Hawai’i
  • Hit her third career home run against Pacific to give BYU a 2-0 lead.
  • Went 2-for-4 with two runs and an RBI against Saint Mary's in the title clinching victory.
  • Went 2-for-4 with a run and driving in the first run in the win against Northwestern in the Washington Regional.
  • Played and started in 43 games for the WCC champions.

2015 | Junior Year

  • WCC Player of the Year
  • All-WCC First Team
  • Earned NFCA All-Pacific Region Third Team
  • Hit .444 with four home runs, two triples, nine doubles, 76 hits and 30 RBI, notching the second best single-season average in school history
  • Batting average was ranked as high as 11th in the nation
  • Led the WCC in hits (24), runs (20) and on-base percentage (.569) and was second in batting (.490) and total bases (33)
  • Named WCC Field Player of the Year and All-WCC First Team by College Sports Madness
  • Named WCC Player of the Week two times (2/23, 5/4)
  • Led team in batting, runs (51), total bases (101), at-bats (171), hits and OBP (.510)
  • Recorded hitting streak of 13 games
  • Hit 8-for-14 in the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge
  • Tallied three hits in three different games while going 11-for-19 in the Mary Nutter Classic
  • Reached base in the first 24 games this season for a 25-game on-base streak dating back to 2014 before recording a separate streak of 26 games later in the season
  • Named to the College Sports Madness 2015 West Coast Preseason All-Conference Second Team
  • Played with the Mexico National Team over the summer in 2014
  • Started 54 of 54 games played

2016 | Senior Year

  • All-WCC First Team
  • Named to the preseason All-WCC Team
  • Had 3 runs against No. 8 Tennessee
  • Against Cal State Fullerton, had 3 hits and 2 runs
  • Tallied 2 RBI against Grand Canyon and Fresno State
  • Game-winning RBI in 12th inning at San Diego to win WCC title
  • Went 3 for 4 in win against Louisville in NCAA regionals
  • Went on to play for Team Mexico again following the season