Briielle Breland
Outfielder Infielder 12
Last School
Grand Canyon
Roster Years

Career Summary

In her two years as a Cougar, Breland advanced to first base after being hit by a pitch 33 times, which ranks No. 2 in program history. She also set the season record in the same category in 2018 (20) and her 2017 total sits at No. 3 (13). Breland saw time at outfield, second and third bases as a junior and played second base as a senior. She was a 2017 All-West Coast Conference Second Team selection and All-WCC Honorable Mention in 2018. Breland was also recognized for her efforts in the classroom as a 2017 NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete, in addition to receiving 2017 WCC Commissioner’s Silver Honor Roll and 2018 WCC All-Academic Team honors.


  • Parents are Vikki and LQ Breland
  • Has three siblings
  • Majoring in exercise science

Before BYU

  • Transfer from Grand Canyon University
  • In two years at GCU, had a .353 batting average, 41 RBI, 59 hits and four home runs in 80 games played
  • Hit .364 in 2016, starting in 44 games and notching 27 RBI
  • Started 22 games and played in a total of 36 with a .333 batting average in 2015
  • Led the team in stolen bases in 2015 and the WAC in OBP her two seasons there
  • NCAA Scholar Athlete
  • All-WAC Second Team
  • WAC Hitter of the Week
  • Prepped at Basha HS
  • AIA365 Second Team
  • 2014 second-team all-section selection and honorable mention in 2013
  • Earned Golden Scholar and Academic Athlete awards, the latter in all four seasons
  • Hit .421 with 40 hits, 35 runs, 21 RBI, five home runs and four doubles in her senior season
  • As a junior, she was selected to the NFCA All-West Region First Team and was honorable mention all-state
  • Hit .417 with 47 runs, 21 RBI, 18 stolen bases and three home runs in her junior season
  • All-Selection First Team and Chandler All-District First Team
  • Named to the Basha Hall of Fame
  • Four-year letterwinner in volleyball as well
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year

Sophmore Year

Junior Year 2017

  • All-WCC Second Team
  • NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete
  • Went 2 for 3 with one run against McNeese State
  • Had career highs in runs (2) and RBI (3) against Maine
  • Went 2 for 3 at LMU with one run, one HR and two RBI
  • Against Grand Canyon, went 2 for 3 with three RBI and a homer
  • College Sports Madness WCC Player of the Week
  • Went 2 for 2 with two runs, two RBI and one home run at Saint Mary's
  • Went 2 for 3 in win over Mississippi State at NCAA Regionals
Senior Year 2018

  • 2018 NCAA Eugene All-Region Team
  • 2018 All-WCC Honorable Mention
  • 2018 WCC All-Academic Team selection
  • Team captain
  • Played in 56 games and started 55 this season
  • Went a perfect 4 for 4 with a home run, double and two singles at Utah St. (4/4)
  • Hit her first home run of the season, a three-run dinger, against Hawai’i (2/15)
  • Also hit a home run against Fresno St. (2/24)
  • Went 2 for 3 and hit a triple against Northwestern (3/2)
  • Went a perfect 2 for 2 with three runs, including two home runs, against SUU (3/16)
  • Went 2 for 3 with a home run at ASU (3/31)
  • Went 2 for 3 and hit a two-run homer at SUU (4/30)
  • Stole two bases and went 2 for 3 with one run and one double against Utah Valley (5/1) 
  • WCC Commissioner's Silver Honor Roll
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year