Klein Honored as First Team All-American by Jewish Sports Review

Aug. 10, 2007

COLLEGE PARK, MD. - University of Maryland softball player Lindsay Klein was selected to the 2007 All-America First Team by Jewish Sports Review, the publication announced this week. It is Klein's fourth consecutive year garnering a spot on the first team.

"It feels great to be a part of the Jewish All-American Team, especially to receive the honor for 4 years in a row."

Klein set Maryland career records in RBIs with 148 and doubles with 46. She wrapped up a spectacular Terrapin career with another stellar season, recording 54 hits, 11 doubles, seven home runs, and 47 RBIs on the year. Her batting average of .333 was second best on the team.

In a three game sweep of Virginia in March of this year, she recorded two grand slams, and three home runs overall with nine RBIs.

The versatile first basemen, who also spent time at catcher and pitcher in Terrapin career, graduated in May with a degree in marketing. She was also named to the 2007 All-ACC Academic Team.

Klein now works as a program director for Kaulkin Ginsberg, a strategic advisory company located in Bethesda.

"It is nice to know that I made an impact at the University of Maryland program and to know that I left my "mark" in the record books," she said. "It is a great feeling. I have made so many friendships through both ASA softball and collegiate softball. I will really miss the game and my teammates."