Chris Capper Athlete Profile | BYU Cougar Club

Chris Capper Athlete Profile

#41 Chris Capper

Position: Right Hand Pitcher Height: 6-0 Weight: 203 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2010-2012 Hometown: Glendale, AZ Last School: Deer Valley High School


  • Born in South Africa, where he spent his first eight years
  • Parents are Errol and Diane Capper
  • Is a scratch golfer

Before BYU

  • Second team all-state and first team all-region for Deer Valley High
  • Coached by Larry Eubanks
  • Was all-region in golf

2010 | Freshman Year

  • His four victories came at TCU in relief of a 5-4 win at No. 4 TCU and over Washington State in relief, and starts vs. San Diego State and Air Force
  • Moved into the starting rotation by the end of March
  • Got his save against Washington
  • Had seven strikeouts against Portland and UNLV

2011 | Sophomore Year

  • Victories came against San Diego State, Pepperdine and the Air Force Academy
  • The eight innings at Pepperdine was his longest appearance of his career and it was with one unearned run in a convincing 8-3 victory
  • Struck out eight in seven innings against New Mexico

2012 | Junior Year

  • Drafted in the 26th round by the Arizona Diamondbacks
  • Co-captain
  • His three victories came vs. Nevada, Loyola Marymount and Seattle.
  • Struck out six in a complete-game three-hitter on 102 pitches vs. LMU.