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Madison Merrell Athlete Profile

#22 Madison Merrell

Position: Outfielder Height: 5-9 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2015-2017 Hometown: Queen Creek, AZ Last School: Queen Creek High School

Conference Honors

  • College Sports Madness Player of the Week (2/23)


  • Parents are Gail and Dan Merrell
  • Has four older brothers, one graduated from BYU and one is attending BYU
  • Major is undecided but leaning towards sports physical therapy
  • Played volleyball first two years of high school
  • Sports hero is club ball coach Stephanie Mejia
  • Recruited by BYU Hawai'i
  • Hobbies include playing any sport and being outdoors
  • Played for the Queen Creek Ladycats for 10 years

Before BYU

  • Took second place in 2011 at nationals while on the Ladycats
  • Won back-to-back national titles in 2012 and 2013 with Ladycats
  • First team all-region pitcher all four years in high school
  • Played for team Arizona in the Adidas softball tournament in St. George
  • MVP for Queen Creek softball team in 2011
  • Player of the year in 4A division in 2014
  • Athlete of the year in 4A division in 2014
  • Female athlete of the year in 2014
  • All-America Scholar Athlete Award in 2014
  • Finished with a .577 batting average in 2014
  • Had 166 strikeouts and 1.32 ERA in 2014
  • 10th in the state of Arizona for home runs in 2014

2015 | Freshman Year

  • Pitched 3.0 innings against Loyola Marymount, giving up one hit and striking out one while also hitting her first collegiate home run
  • Threw 2.1 innings against Weber State, allowing three hits and striking out three
  • Registered her first hit against San Jose State, an RBI triple
  • Made eight appearances in the circle while playing in 11 games and starting eight

2016 | Sophomore Year

  • Named College Sports Madness Softball WCC Player of the Week (2/23)
  • Went 3 for 4 against Wisconsin and Hawai'i
  • Tallied three RBI against UTEP and No. 10 James Madison
  • Career-high four RBI against UC Santa Barbara, including a home run
  • Notched two RBI against Santa Clara