High-SchoolPlayer-of-the-Year: Lindsey Keiki Carlos

Hawaii Softball POY: Lindsey 'Keiki' Carlos

June, 6, 2012
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: Lindsey “Keiki” Carlos


School: Mid-Pacific Institute (Honolulu, Hawaii)
Grade: Senior
Position: Right-handed pitcher
Height: 5-foot-5


Athletic achievement: Carlos led the Owls (17-2) to their second straight Division I state championship this past season. She posted a 17-2 record in the circle along with a 1.11 ERA and 113 strikeouts in 114 innings pitched. Also the 2010-11 Gatorade Hawaii Softball Player of the Year and a two-time Division I State Tournament Most Valuable Player, Carlos batted .592 with 26 RBI and a .667 on-base percentage in 2012.

Academic excellence: Carlos has maintained a 3.20 GPA in the classroom.

Exemplary character: A devoted parishioner in her church community, she has volunteered locally as a student ambassador on behalf of her school’s Holomua Honor Society and is a member of her school’s Spanish Club and Interact Club.

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