Abraham Valdez
Catcher 11
185 lbs.
San Diego, 
Last School
Southwestern College
Roster Years


  • Parents are Abraham and Ruth
  • Raised in Mexico
  • Majoring in exercise and wellness

Before BYU

  • Played freshman and sophomore years at Southwestern College in Chula Vista, California
  • Played in 71 games at Southwestern, batting .341 with 77 hits, 33 RBI and 28 walks
  • Led the team with a .354 average in 2018 with just eight strikeouts in 190 plate appearances
  • Attended Otay Ranch High School
  • Recruited by Kentucky, UCSB, USD and Chico State
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year

Sophmore Year

Junior Year 2019

  • Hit .288 in 21 games with 11 starts at catcher and designated hitter, totaling eight runs, 15 hits, four doubles, a home run, 14 RBI and six walks
  • Had a doubles, two RBI and a run in a win against Oregon
  • Knocked a two-out double in the ninth in an 11-7 win at Pacific to score two runs and give BYU its first lead of the game
  • Had the game-winning home run in the ninth inning, the first homer of his career, in a 3-1 win at Santa Clara
Senior Year 2021

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

  • 2020 senior season was shortened due to COVID-19 pandemic
  • Before games were cancelled, played in 14 games with 12 starts at catcher, totaling eight hits, six walks, four runs and two doubles
  • Went 2-for-3 with a run and a walk in the season-opening win vs. Gonzaga
  • Took a pitch to the face in his first at bat against New Mexico (2/28) requiring stitches but returned to the lineup four days later
Medical Redshirt Year

  • BYU BSB Abraham Valdez 2020

    BYU BSB Abraham Valdez vs UVU 2020

  • Abe Valdez 2021 BSB vs SMC

    Abe Valdez 2021 BSB vs SMC 4-30 696

  • Abraham Valdez at Pacific

    Abraham Valdez at Pacific 2021