East Texas Baptist University softball players Jayme Perez and Lacey Lindsey have earned pre-season awards from HeroSports being named All-Americans to start the 2016 season. Perez has been selected to the first team as a designated player and Lindsey on the second team at first base.
Both players are two-time NFCA All-Americans in their first two seasons at ETBU. Last year they both were NFCA All-American second-team selections while Lacey was the co-Offensive Player of the Year in the ASC. Below are the bios from HeroSports.com
As a sophomore Jayme Perez started all 41 games for East Texas Baptist last season, most as the Designated Player. She totaled 44 hits, hitting .373 with 11 home runs. Perez was named first team All-West Region and ranked in the top 50 in the nation with a .771 slugging percentage.
East Texas Baptist first baseman Lacey Lindsey blasted 16 home runs during her sophomore season to lead all American Southwest Conference players, and rank third nationally. She posted a .381 average on the season, along with a .467 on-base percentage and .873 slugging percentage. Her 55 runs batted in led the team and tied her for 11th nationally. Defensively, Lindsey played a perfect first-base, without a single error in 209 fielding opportunities, and earned honors as ASC 2015 Co-Player of the Year.