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7 Lindsey Preuss
Lindsey  Preuss

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
La Plata, Md.

High School:
La Plata

Height:
5-8

Position:
Outfield

B/T:
R/R


VIRGINIA NOTES
• Competing for a starting role in the outfield
• A solid hitter with good power
• Began career as a shortstop
• An excellent student

2006 (SECOND-YEAR)
• Began season at shortstop, but moved to outfield (left field)
• Started 50 games - 24 at shortstop, 22 in left and four at designated player
• VaSID All-State Second Team selection
• Second on the team with a .281 batting average (38-135)
• Hit a career-high three home runs
• Led team with 10 doubles and tied for team lead with 14 extra-base hits
• Career high three RBI vs. George Mason (Mar. 28) and Liberty (Apr. 4)
• Set career high with three hits vs. Florida State (Apr. 9)
• Concluded season with a six-game hitting streak
• Fourth on team with eight multiple-hit games, had four multiple-RBI games
• Hit a pair of doubles vs. Evansville (Mar. 4)
• Hit .512 (21-41) when leading off an inning
• Named to the 2006 All-ACC Academic Softball Team
• Selected to the 2005-06 ACC Academic Honor Roll

2005 (FIRST-YEAR)
• Started 35 games - 28 at shortstop, six at designated player and one at second
• Hit safely in 10 straight games, the second-longest hitting streak on team
• Hit .296 (29-98) with eight extra-base hits
• Slammed first career home run vs. Sacred Heart (Apr. 29) and second came the next day vs. Virginia Tech (Apr. 30)
• Had five multiple-hit games
• Was 4-6 with a RBI and a run in a doubleheader vs. Virginia Tech (Apr. 30)
• Named to the 2004-05 ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Selected as a 2004-05 NFCA Scholar-Athlete

LA PLATA HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-year softball letterwinner
• Team captain as a junior and senior
• A first-team Washington Post All-Met pick at shortstop in 2004
• Team's Offensive Player of the Year in 2003 and 2004
• 2003 and 2004 first-team All-Conference and All-County pick
• 2003 and 2004 Washington Post All-Extra First Team as a shortstop
• A three-year varsity letterwinner in basketball
• 2004 U.S. Army Reserve National Scholar/Athlete Award
• Class valedictorian
• Maryland Distinguished Scholar finalist in 2003
• Named to the National Honor Roll in October 2003
• National Merit Commendation in September of 2003
• Three-time Student of the Year in math and social studies/history
• Two-time Student of the Year in English, once in Science
• 2003 Wendy's High School Heisman nominee

TRAVEL BALL
• Played for Barry Holley as a member of the Bayside Blues
• Played for Maryland's Big League Softball World Championship team in 2003 and 2004
• Team won the 2003 18-Under Softball World Series Championship

PERSONAL
• Born March 14, 1986 in Clinton, Md.
• Daughter of Mollie McCauley and Richard Preuss
• Has a younger sister, Kristi (17)
• An active volunteer in the La Plata community
• Received Intermediate Honors at UVa (fall of 2006)
• Majoring in finance and management

Preuss' Career Hitting Statistics

Year G AVG AB H 2B 3B HR R RBI BB SO SB PO AST E
2005 50 .296 98 29 5 1 2 16 13 12 18 7 46 63 12
2006 54 .281 135 38 10 1 3 23 15 10 40 8 62 37 11
Career 104 .288 233 67 15 2 5 39 28 22 58 15 108 100 23

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