Reid McLaughlin
Right Hand Pitcher 31
175 lbs.
Last School
Desert Mountain HS
Roster Years


  • Parents are Pat and Brenda
  • Brother, Drew, played baseball at Dixie State
  • Volunteered at Miracle League of Arizona, a nonprofit that provides a safe baseball experience for those with special needs
  • Majoring in sociology

Before BYU

  • 2017 Arizona Junior Sunbelt Team
  • Two-time All-Region and All-City
  • 2018 Perfect Game All-American honorable mention
  • 2018 Great West League First Team selection, All-Star and league champion
  • Recruited by Utah, Arizona, Utah Valley, Grand Canyon and Dixie State
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2019

  • Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American
  • Perfect Game Freshman All-American
  • WCC All-Freshman Team
  • First player in BYU history to have at least seven wins and four saves in a single season
  • In 51.2 innings over 25 games had a 2.61 ERA, 7-1 record and four saves, totaling 46 strikeouts against just 11 walks on the year
  • Had a career-high five strikeouts against both Gonzaga and Pepperdine
Sophmore Year 2021

  • All-West Coast Conference Honorable Mention, 2021
  • Appeared in 25 games
  • Started one game versus Texas State on Feb. 23
  • Pitched 35.1 innings with a team-best ERA of 2.04 and a record of 3-1
  • Led the team in ERA (2.04), appearances (25), relief appearances (24), games finished (14), saves (6); was second in wins (3), win-loss percentage (.750), opposing team average (.237), KOs looking (19), fifth in innings pitched (35.1)
  • Got his first victory of the year at No. 19 Texas. Faced the minimum nine batters over three innings, striking out two and holding the Longhorns scoreless to preserve a 5-4 BYU win. 
  • Had two other wins versus Portland on April 9 (1-0) and at San Diego on May 6 (6-4)
  • WCC pitcher of the week candidate, March 2 and April 12
Junior Year 2022

Senior Year 2023

  • NCBWA preseason All-America, 2023
  • Redshirted to rehab from off season surgery
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year

Sophomore 2020

  • NCBWA Preseason All-America Third Team
  • NCBWA Stopper of the Year Watch List
  • Pitched in seven games with a 4.82 ERA and 2-2 record with one save, totaling eight strikeouts in 9.1 innings
  • Earned the Opening Day win vs. Gonzaga, allowing one hit and no runs in 1.2 innings
  • Picked up a second win at Cal Poly (2/20), pitching two scoreless innings with a season-high three strikeouts
  • Earned a save against Utah Valley with a scoreless ninth inning
  • The 2020 season was cut short after 16 games when the NCAA canceled baseball due to the Covid Pandemic

  • BYU 2022 Season Preview graphic

    BYU 2022 Season Preview graphic

  • Reid McLaughlin BYU BSB pitching

    Reid McLaughlin BYU BSB pitching 2019

  • Reid McLaughlin vs Milwaukee 2022

    Reid McLaughlin 2022 BSB vs Milwaukee

  • Reid McLaughlin vs OSU 2022

    Reid McLaughlin vs OSU game 1 2022

  • Reid McLaughlin Stopper of the Year

    Reid McLaughlin Stopper of the Year