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Walljasper Named California Softball Player of the Year

By NU Athletic Communications

Lindsey Walljasper, who will be a freshman on the Nebraska softball team in the fall, has been named the CalHiSports.com California Softball Player of the Year, in the small schools division, announced on June 23.

Walljasper played varsity softball for Sierra High School for four years. The pitcher finished her career with an ERA of 0.97, which included a senior ERA of .90, a junior ERA of 0.23 and a sophomore ERA of 0.58. She recorded 514 strikeouts in 302.1 innings pitched, including a career-high 150 strikeouts as a sophomore in 2016. Walljasper had a career win percentage of .760, including 38 wins and had an opponent batting average of .124 over the past four years. Walljasper was explosive on offense as well, hitting .439 in her career, which included a career-best .519 as a senior. Walljasper had 68 career hits, 60 career RBIs, nine career doubles, three career triples and 11 career home runs. Additionally, she helped Sierra High School claim the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV Championship in 2015, 2017 and 2018. She plays club for the San Jose Sting. Walljasper is the younger sister of former LSU All-American pitcher Allie Walljasper.   

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