Marissa Chavez
Shortstop 3
Last School
Charter Oaks High School
Roster Years


  • Parents are Juan and Tami Chavez
  • Has two sisters
  • Older sister Kalle played softball at Biola University
  • Little sister Leilani Chavez plays softball at Rutgers University
  • Major: Public Health: Health Science

Before BYU

  • Four-year starter on varisty
  • Won the Silver Slugger Award
  • San Gabriel Valley All Star Selection for two years in a row
  • All-Hacienda League First Team twice, along with First Team All-Area San Gabriel Valley Tribune and All CIF Southern Section Team Division I
  • Second Team All-Sierra League, Second Team All-Area San Gabriel Valley Tribune
  • In 22 games her junior year, she hit .455 with a .513 on base percentage, 30 hits, 31 RBI, 27 runs and 11 home runs
  • For her entire high school career (72 games), she is hitting .392 with a .455 on base percentage, 83 hits, 61 RBI, 67 runs and 14 home runs
  • Played for the Orange County Batbusters
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2018

  • Played in 14 games and started two this season
  • Had two putouts and an assist at shortstop at ASU (3/30)
  • Recorded two putouts off the bench in the first doubleheader game at Pacific (4/13). Also had two putouts in the second game as well
  • WCC Commissioner's Bronze Honor Roll
Sophmore Year 2019

  • Named All-WCC First Team
  • Played in and started 53 games
  • Scored first career run against North Carolina (2/9)
  • Had four putouts against No. 9 South Carolina and UNC
  • Recorded two hits including a double, one run and one RBI against UTEP (2/16)
  • Hit first career homer against UTEP (2/16)
  • Tallied one RBI against Nebraska (2/21)
  • Recorded two runs and one RBI at LBSU (3/8)
  • Had career-high three RBI at UVU (3/26)
  • Went 6 for 8 in the series against Pacific with nine RBI (4/12-13)
  • Was 2 for 3 against No. 3 Washington, tallying a double and a RBI (4/17)
  • Went 2 for 3 with one run against USD (4/26)
  • Went 1 for 3 with two runs, one homer and three RBI at Santa Clara (5/10)
  • Scored one run against Tulsa at the NCAA Regionals (5/17)
Junior Year 2021

  • All-WCC Second Team
  • Played in 37 games, starting in 36 of them
  • Third-best batting average on the team at .379
  • Finished the season with a .598 slugging percentage and .421 on-base percentage
  • Tallied 33 hits, 13 runs, five home runs and 12 RBI
  • Nine multiple-hit games and two multiple-RBI games
  • Four-game hit streak and five-game reached base streak
Senior Year 2022

  • All-WCC First Team
  • WCC Player of the Week (5/2)
  • Recorded a .336 batting average, with 40 runs, 47 hits, four home runs and 29 RBI
  • Started all 52 of the Cougars’ games at shortstop
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

  • Named WCC Pre-Season First Team
  • Started first six games before sustaining an injury
  • Scored walk-off run to give BYU a 1-0 win in the season opener against George Washington
Medical Redshirt Year

  • Marisa Chavez swings vs. Utah

    Marissa Chavez swings vs. Utah

  • Marissa Chavez rounds third after hitting a home run during a 5-2 win over Idaho State.


  • Marissa Chavez rocks the home run chain after hitting an absolute missile in a 20-1 win over Santa  Clara.