Klein Named To All-America First Team By Jewish Sports Review

July 12, 2006

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - University of Maryland softball player Lindsay Klein was selected to the 2006 All-America First Team by Jewish Sports Review, the publication announced this week. It is Klein's third year in a row garnering a spot on the first team.

The junior starter finished the season with a .282 batting average, 33 RBI, 48 hits and was named a second team All-ACC selection in May. She led the team in doubles with 15 on the year, an average of .30 per game, third in the ACC and second on Maryland's single-season career list. Klein posted three hits and five RBI in the Terrapin's 8-0 win over Brown University on March 28, the most RBI in a game for the Terps in 2006.

The Terrapins finished the season with a 32-27 overall record and seventh in the ACC.

A few notables on the Orange, Calif., native's season and career to date:

  • In `06, Klein notched a team-high 15 doubles for the squad, moving her to No. 6 on Maryland's all-time list for doubles in a career.
  • She was named to the All-ACC Second Team in 2006, the third time she's received All-ACC honors.
  • One of the most versatile players on the Terp roster, Klein played first base, pitcher and catcher this season.
  • She started and played in all 59 games for the Terrapins this year.
  • Klein had two or more hits in 12 games this season and is fifth on Maryland's single-season record list with a .333 batting average.
  • She posted five home runs on the year, including her 16th career homer in the April 23 matchup against Boston College, for sixth-best in Maryland's all-time career list.