Braxton Coil
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Braxton  Coil

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Edmond, Okla.

High School:
Edmond North High

Height:
5-5

Position:
Catcher

06/30/2015

Missouri Valley Recognizes 135 MSU Scholar-Athletes

Becker, Karlsen, Duckworth, Scott and Beaty earn prestigious MVC President’s Council Award

05/02/2015

Softball's Struggles in Carbondale Continue with DH Sweep by SIU

Missouri State drops both games of doubleheader at SIU on Saturday setting up vital season finale on Sunday.

04/15/2015

Long Balls, Big Innings Give Bears a Split at Wichita State

Bears hit three home runs in doubleheader split at Wichita State

04/11/2015

Special Day at Killian Capped with Bears Sweep of Loyola

Legacy Day events and Allie Alvstad receiving the MVC Most Courageous Award surround Bears doubleheader sweep of Loyola

04/05/2015

Offense Clicks as Bears Complete Series Sweep of Evansville

All nine Missouri State starters recorded a hit as the Bears completed the series sweep over Evansville.

Honors
-MVC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award (2013)
-MVC Honor Roll (2014)
-Missouri State Athletic Director's Honor Roll

Coil is the most experienced player behind the plate and works well with the Bears' pitching staff.

2014 [-Sophomore-]
Coil played in 36 games receiving 23 starts behind the plate ... hit safely in three-straight games from Feb. 14 to Feb. 21 ... went 2-for-3 against South Dakota State (Feb. 15) ... went 1-for-1 with a walk and a run scored against Drake (March 7) ... successfully put down two sacrifice bunts versus SIU Edwardsville (March 13) ... had a 1-for-2 outing in the regular season finale at Evansville (May 4) ... dropped a successful sacrifice bunt in the MVC Tournament against UNI (May 8).

2013 [-Freshman-]
Coil played in 24 games, getting the starting assignment on 15 occasions ... hit .360 and had a .448 on-base percentage on the year, both team highs ... topped the team with a .684 success rate of advancing runners, aided by seven sacrifice bunts ... hit .538 and had a .846 slugging percentage in conference games ... slammed a two-run home run at Drake (March 30) in her only pinch hit at-bat of the year ... was a perfect 2-for-2 against left-handed pitching ... went 1-for-2 in her first conference game at Indiana State (March 23) driving in two runs in an MSU win ... had her first multi-hit game with a 2-for-3 performance in a victory over Evansville (April 20) ... legged out an infield single and later scored in a four-run inning in comeback win at Wichita State (April 24).

Background
Coil was a four-year starter behind the dish for head coach Rick Nordyke at Edmond North High ... batted .477 with a team record 62 RBI in her senior season en route to Conference Player of the Year and all-state accolades ... was a four-time all-city and all-conference selection ... advanced her team to the 6A regional championship for a third-straight season her senior campaign ... as a junior, Coil hit .387 with 48 RBI ... her Oklahoma Force summer team advanced to its third-straight USA/ASA National Championship Tournament in 2011 after winning the ASA State Title each of her seasons on the team.

Personal
Braxton Ayn Coil is the daughter of Rebecca and Jeff Coil ... born March 10, 1994, in Edmond, Okla. ... has one brother, Cooper ... is a psychology major at MSU.

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