Tiffany Messerschmidt Athlete Profile

#20 Tiffany Messerschmidt

Position: Outfielder Height: 5-6 Roster Years: 2009-2012 Hometown: Thousand Oaks, CA Last School: Thousand Oaks High School

Personal

  • Daughter of Steve Messerschmidt and Lisa Rodgers
  • Has one sister
  • Enjoys sushi
  • Favorite team is the Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Majoring in exercise and wellness

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Thousand Oaks High
  • Batted a team-best .486 in 31 games totaling 51 hits, 16 RBI, 5 doubles and 2 homers
  • Named to AAF/All-Southern first team selection in 2008 and was named to the Cal HiSports.com All-State Underclass first team in 2007 and to the Cal HiSports.com All-State first team in 2008
  • Named Marmonte League MVP in 2007 and most valuable offensive player in 2008
  • Maintained a career .432 batting average


2009 | Freshman Year

  • Played in all 57 games her freshman year and started 55
  • Ended the year with a .357 batting average and a .468 on-base percentage
  • Tallied 55 hits, 3 doubles, 2 triples, brought in 8 runs and walked 28 times on 154 at-bats
  • Stole 8 bases
  • Hit 2 triples against CSU on May 9
  • Went on a 7-game hitting streak between March 24 through April 14.

2010 | Sophomore Year

  • Played in 35 games, starting in 25
  • Scored BYU's only run as a pinch runner in game one of the NCAA Super Regional against Arizona, breaking up a potential tag at home plate for the score
  • As a pinch runner, scored 1 run against East Carolina in the NCAA Regional championship
  • Had a run and a walk versus Texas in the NCAA Regional .
  • Hit 2-for-3 with 1 RBI and 1 run in game two of a doubleheader at Southern Utah (5/4)
  • Had 2 hits, 2 runs, 1 RBI and 1 stolen base against Cal State Fullerton (2/22)
  • Had 3 walks, 1 run and 1 stolen base against No. 9 Georgia Tech (2/19)
  • Went 2-for-3 with a double, 1 run, 1 RBI and 1 walk against Oregon (2/18)

2011 | Junior Year

  • Played in 41 games with 39 starts
  • First in the MWC in sacrifice bunts
  • In the NCAA tournament, had a single in game one vs. Auburn, a hit and a run in game two vs. Auburn and went 3-for-3 with 2 runs and 1 walk in the final game vs. Washington
  • Scored 1 run vs. Utah to help BYU win the MWC title
  • Hit a double at San Diego State .
  • Started vs. Utah State coming off an injury, hitting 2-for-2 with 2 runs and 1 stolen base
  • Had 1 run and 1 walk vs. No. 6 UCLA
  • Went 2-for-3 vs. Boise State with 1 walk, 1 run and 1 stolen base
  • Went 3-for-5 with 2 RBI and 2 runs against SIUE
  • Had 1 run and 1 walk against No. 14 Oregon

2012 | Senior Year

  • Earned Academic All-WAC honors
  • Earned WAC Scholar-Athlete honors
  • In the BYU record books, finished No. 6 in career on base percentage, No. 8 in career batting average, No. 9 in career walks and No. 10 in career runs scored
  • Her .481 on base percentage was the ninth-best mark in a season in BYU history
  • Ended the season No. 3 in sacrifice bunts, No. 4 in on base percentage and No. 9 in batting average among WAC players
  • Went 4 for 4 at Southern Utah, only the 26th time in BYU history a player has had four or more hits in a game
  • Went 2 for 2 with 2 RBI, 1 run and 1 walk against Fresno State in the WAC Tournament championship
  • Hit a 2-RBI single in the NCAA Regional opening win vs. Mississippi State
  • Scored 2 runs in five-consecutive games during series against Southern Utah and San Jose State
  • Played in 47 games with 41 starts