High-SchoolPlayer-of-the-Year: Lindsay Mayer

Rhode Island Softball POY: Lindsay Mayer

June, 6, 2012
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A dedicated ESPNHS team managed the Gatorade Softball Player of the Year selection process, resulting in this winner based on the program's three pillars: athletic production and impact in the 2011-12 season, high academic achievement and exemplary personal character.

For her 48 fellow Gatorade State Softball Player of the Year winners, click here.

THE WINNER: Lindsay Mayer

THE BASICS

School: Lincoln (R.I.)
Grade: Junior
Position: RHP/SS
Height: 5-foot-4

THE PILLARS

Athletic achievement: Mayer led the Lions to a 19-0 record and a berth in the Division I winner’s bracket semifinals, scheduled for June 4. At the time of her selection, she owned a 16-0 record and a 0.67 ERA with 163 strikeouts in 104 innings pitched. At the plate, the 2011 First Team All-State honoree hit .467 with three home runs, 23 runs scored, 24 RBI, a .657 on-base percentage and a .911 slugging percentage through 19 games.

Academic excellence: Mayer has maintained a 3.72 GPA in the classroom.

Exemplary character: An accomplished piano player, she has volunteered locally as a youth softball coach and mentor.

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