Hometown: Salinas, CA
Previous School: Salinas High School
College: Bravo is entering her entering her second season playing for the Red Hawks.
High School: Bravo played four years of varsity softball at Salinas High School. She earned honorable mention (2010), second team all-league (2011), first team all-league (2012, 2013), athlete of the week (2012), best offensive player (2012), and varsity MVP (2013) honors. She was also on the California All-County (2012, 2013) and Herald All-County (2013) teams. She played club softball for the San Jose Sting, the San Jose Strikers, and the Salinas Storm.
Personal: Marissa is the daughter of Veronika Barajas and Cristo Bravo. Her hobbies include singing and cooking.
Reason for coming to Simpson: "I chose Simpson to further my education and play ball."