Bravo shines as Mexico finishes World Cup of Softball

Softball Blog | Jul 06, 2015 - Posted by McKay Perry at 10:40 am | Updated: July 7, 2015 2:35 pm | Permalink

IRVINE, Calif. – BYU center fielder Gordy Bravo wrapped up action at the World Cup of Softball X as Mexico finished in sixth place with a 6-5 loss to the USA Junior Women’s Team Sunday, trying to avenge a 10-3 setback just a day earlier.

Bravo, the reigning West Coast Conference Player of the Year, finished the tournament with a .385 batting average and a .500 on-base percentage, collecting five hits, scoring three runs, drawing three walks and driving in two runs.

BYU's Shaver to swing for the fences on ESPN

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Shaver belts seven homers in TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby

Colton Shaver hit seven dingers in the TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby, but did not advance to the second round. (Photo by BYU Photo/Mark Philbrick)

OMAHA, Neb.—Seven home runs were not enough to advance BYU’s Colton Shaver past the first round Thursday night in the sixth annual TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby.

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Bravo contributes two hits as Mexico wins 9-3 over Venezuela

Softball Blog | Jul 01, 2015 - Posted by McKay Perry at 3:19 pm | Updated: July 1, 2015 3:21 pm | Permalink

IRVINE, Calif. – BYU center fielder Gordy Bravo helped Mexico pick up its first win in the World Cup of Softball X Wednesday.

Bravo collected her first hit of the tournament as she went 2-for-3 with two singles and an RBI.

Her first single of the game came on a 3-0 pitch, scoring Oregon's Koral Costa for the 3-1 Mexico lead.

BYU men’s and women’s swim and dive named as CSCAA Scholar All-America teams

Stephen Richards, who earned a 3.64 GPA and was a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation All-Academic team selection, helped the team gain CSCAA Scholar All-America status. (Photo by BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah–Both BYU men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams were recognized as College Swimming Coaches Association of America Scholar All-America Teams.

“It’s always a nice honor,” BYU head coach John Brooks said. “It’s nice to be recognized and should always be our goal to be a top team with one of the highest GPAs in the country.”

BYU men’s and women’s swim and dive named as CSCAA Scholar All-America teams

Stephen Richards, who earned a 3.64 GPA and was a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation All-Academic team selection, helped the team gain CSCAA Scholar All-America status. (Photo by BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah–Both BYU men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams were recognized as College Swimming Coaches Association of America Scholar All-America Teams.

“It’s always a nice honor,” BYU head coach John Brooks said. “It’s nice to be recognized and should always be our goal to be a top team with one of the highest GPAs in the country.”

5-minute podcast interview with Colton Shaver

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Performance coach emphasizes whole-player training, team-first attitude

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Roosevelt grad Bravo again playing for Mexico in World Cup

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