Krista Hicks Athlete Profile

#22 Krista Hicks

Positions: Third Base, Shortstop Height: 5-4 Roster Years: 2009-2012 Hometown: Mesa, AZ Last School: Dobson High School

Personal

  • Parents are Tami and Jesse Gutierrez
  • Born in Las Vegas
  • Goes by "Mooch"
  • Has four siblings
  • Majoring in exercise and wellness
  • Served as a member of the Cougar Council representing all BYU student-athletes during the 2011-2012 season

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Dobson High
  • Four-year letterwinner
  • Two-year team captain
  • First-team all-region in 2005, 2007 and 2008
  • Second-team all-region in 2006
  • Named Arizona Central and East Valley Tribune All-State honorable mention in 2008


2009 | Freshman Year

  • Played in 46 games her freshman year at third base and short stop
  • Had a .221 batting average with a .333 on-base percentage
  • Tallied 113 at-bats, 25 hits, 5 doubles, one home run and walked 14 times
  • Had a college career-high batting average of .256 after her game against Utah Valley on April 23.

2010 | Sophomore Year

  • Played in 15 games, starting 8
  • Scored one of two BYU runs as a pinch runner in game two of the NCAA Super Regional versus Arizona
  • Had 1 run in game two of a doubleheader at Southern Utah (5/4)
  • Had 1 run in game one and 1 hit in game two of a doubleheader against Idaho State (4/27), starting both games
  • Had a walk at UVU (4/13)
  • Had 2 RBI and 2 runs against Monmouth (3/5)
  • Had a stolen base against San Diego (2/19)
  • Had 1 hit and 1 stolen base against Maine (2/13)

2011 | Junior Year

  • Played in 28 games, starting 16
  • Drew 1 walk and had 1 run vs. UNLV
  • Hit an RBI-double and scored 1 run vs. Loyola Marymount
  • Had an RBI-single and a stolen base vs. Loyola Marymount
  • Had 1 hit vs. No. 16 Hawaii
  • Had 1 hit and 1 run in a start vs. No. 9 UCLA
  • Had 2 walks and 1 stolen base in a start against Virginia
  • Started and played in first game of the season vs. Texas Tech

2012 | Senior Year

  • Named Most Inspirational by team players and coaches
  • Hit the game-winning home run vs. No. 11 Hawaii in the WAC Tournament, a 3-run shot to right field
  • Scored the game-winning run vs. Indiana in the bottom of the 7th inning after reaching on a hit by pitch
  • Had 5 hits, including two doubles and a home run, along with 4 runs and 2 RBI in a three-game series at Nevada
  • Had 1 hit, 1 run and 1 walk in the NCAA Regional vs. Mississippi State
  • Had 2 hits, 2 walks and 2 RBI vs. San Jose State
  • Played in 45 games, starting 27, including 16 of the last 17 games of the season at designated player