Alexa Strid
Shortstop Outfielder 16
Stephens City, 
Last School
Roster Years

Career Summary

After redshirting her first season, Alexa Strid became a four-year starter for the Cougars and helped them win the conference title and advance to NCAA Regionals each of those seasons. She began her BYU career at shortstop as a freshman, spent sophomore year in the outfield and moved back to shortstop as a junior and senior. An All-West Coast Conference First Team selection in 2016 and 2017, she was also named to the All-WCC Second Team in 2018. A team captain her senior year, Strid finished the season ranked No. 3 in on-base percentage (.491) among all seniors in program history.


  • Parents Jim and Mary
  • One older brother Jamey
  • Major is sociology

Before BYU

  •   Played for the Georgia East Cobb Bullets
  • Led her team to a top 5 finish at the 2013 18-U Premier Nationals
  • Led her team to a top 10 finish at 2012 18-U Premier Nationals
  • Hitting coach was Jim Brackin, a member of the ASA National Softball Hall of Fame
  • One of her biggest sports thrills to date is having a picture of her playing softball at ESPN's Wide World of Sports appear on Disney's home page, a Dick's Sporting Goods catalog and two large murals in The Milk House at ESPN's Wide World of Sports building
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2015

  • Drove in two runs in the 8-7 win over Fresno State in the Eugene NCAA Regional
  • Went 2 for 3 in the third game against San Diego
  • Notched her first collegiate home run in the second game against Oklahoma State
  • Hit 1-for-2 against Northwestern with a double and a run scored
  • Drove in two RBI in the 9-0 win over UTEP while going 2-for-3 at the plate
  • Started 47 of 49 games played
Sophmore Year 2016

  • All-WCC First Team
  • Third on the team in batting average (.328)
  • Went 3 for 3 in the win over Harvard
  • Totaled three hits, three RBI and two runs in three games against LMU
  • Went 2 for 4 with three RBI at Pacific
  • Tallied two hits in each of 10 of 15 conference games, including in all three games at San Diego
Junior Year 2017

  • All-WCC First Team
  • Started all 59 games at shortstop
  • Notched a career-high 4 RBI vs. Detroit Mercy
  • Tied her career-high 3 hits vs. Sacramento State on 3/4 hitting
  • Went 2/3 with 2 runs and 2 RBI vs. Maine
  • Tallied 2 hits, 2 runs and a homer against Dartmouth
  • Went 2/3 with 4 RBI vs. Pacific
  • Went a perfect 3/3 with 2 runs vs. San Diego
  • Career-high 3 runs at Santa Clara
  • Went 3/4 with 2 RBI and 2 stolen bases at Saint Mary's
  • Went 2/4 with an RBI against Utah in the NCAA Regionals
Senior Year 2018

  • 2018 All-WCC Second Team selection
  • Finished the season ranked No. 3 in on-base percentage (.491) among all seniors in program history 
  • Team captain
  • Started and played in 57 games this season
  • Went 2/3 in six games
  • Hit first home run of the season against LBSU (2/17)
  • Hit another dinger against CSUN (2/23)
  • Went a perfect 2/2, including a triple, against Northwestern (3/3)
  • Went a perfect 3/3 with two runs, including a double and a home run, against SUU (3/16). She also had five RBI
  • Went 3/4 with two doubles at Utah St. (4/4)
  • Went 3/3 a second time this season with one run and two RBI (4/30)
  • Hit a solo shot against Utah Valley (5/1)
  • Went 2/3 with two runs against LMU (5/12) and hit the first of back-to-back home runs
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

  • Redshirt member of the team
Medical Redshirt Year