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BYU softball picks up another recruit

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PROVO, Utah – BYU softball head coach Gordon Eakin announced the addition of Martha Epenesa to the 2017-18 team roster.

Epenesa joins six other recruits who signed National Letters of Intent in November.

Martha Epenesa 

5-9 | 3B | R/R | Valley View HS | Moreno Valley, California


  • Parents are Corina and Leti Epenesa
  • Has two brothers
  • Uncle played football for the Iowa Hawkeyes and cousin A.J. Epenesa currently plays there; cousin Jacob Tuioti-Mariner plays football for UCLA, cousin Damien Mama played for USC and currently plays for the Kansas City Chiefs
  • Hopes to study kinesiology



  • Played for California Cruisers (18 gold)
  • Finished second at 18G PGF Nationals in 2016 and third in 2017


Coach Eakin on Martha: “We are excited for Martha to join our 2017-18 roster. She is a tremendous athlete, has game-changing power offensively and plays at the highest level in travel ball, which will be an asset transitioning to Division I softball.”