Christina Gwyn Trice
Pitcher First Base 11
Last School
Big Spring High School
Roster Years

Career Summary

Christina Gwyn Trice broke every BYU strikeout record set during her senior campaign in 2008. She is in the top 10 in every single career and season pitching category, including the top spots for strikeouts per seven innings in a career and season. In 2008, she threw the first no-hitter in BYU history. As a junior, she helped lead her team to a MWC regular season championship. In both seasons, she pushed the Cougars to the NCAA regionals. 


  • Parents are John and Ruth
  • Majoring in sociology
  • Also lettered in basketball in high school
  • Married Michael Trice in 2007
  • Father played football at West Texas State
  • Husband played football at Baylor

Before BYU

  • Four-time letter winner at Keller and Big Spring HS (Texas)
  • Who's Who first team Academic All-American in 2003
  • Recipient of Texas Scholar and Presidents Award in 2003
  • Three-time District MVP (2000-2003)
  • All-District First Team 2002
  • All-Region 2003
  • NFCA All-South Central Regional 2003
  • Texas Writers Association Student Athlete Player of the Year 2003
  • Fort Worth Star-Telegram All-Area First Team 2002, 2003
  • First Team All-American 2003
  • Texas Gatorade Player of the Year 2003

Other College

At University of Texas:

  • Second Team Academic All-Region
  • Big 12 Honor Roll.
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year

Sophmore Year

Junior Year 2007

  • Team-leader with 174 strikeouts, which was third best in the MWC
  • Recorded a season-high nine strikeouts against Idaho State on March 31
  • Made 42 appearances and 34 starts
  • Second in the league in innings pitched (194.1)
  • Was named Mountain West Conference Pitcher of the Week for the week of April 24
Senior Year 2008

  • Broke every BYU strike out record set during her senior campaign, anchoring a pitching staff that held a combined 2.20 ERA and limited opponents to a .286 batting average
  • Held a 19-9 record with a 1.68 ERA in 42 appearances, pitching in 14 complete games
  • Threw first complete-game no hitter on May 16 against Campbell at the NCAA Chapel Hill Regional
  • Was named MWC Pitcher of the Week on April 15, following a nine inning shut out performance against San Diego State
  • Originally broke single-game strike out record during season opener against Southern Utah with 13 strike outs
  • Broke her own record on April 24 against UNLV and against on May 16 against Campbell striking out 14 batters
  • Shattered single-season strike out record with 245 total, the previous record was set in 2001 by Maryon DeWitt-Wallentine
  • Also shattered all-time career strike out record, previously held by DeWitt Wallentine with 284, with a career total of 419
  • Totaled nine games with strike outs in the double-digits and threw six shut outs
  • Was honored as All-MWC, Academic All-MWC and ESPN the Magazine/CoSIDA Second-Team All-District
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year 2006

Medical Redshirt Year 2006