2018 HS UPDATES: Pioneer Press 2018 All-Area softball First Team

Stats: .420 BA, 47 hits, 7 HRs, 38 RBIs; 12-3 record, 87 IP, 103 K

2018 highlights: Meyer made a habit of saving runs, whether from center field or in the pitcher’s circle. She made numerous diving catches in the outfield while also notching two saves as a pitcher and assembling a .670 slugging percentage at the plate. The DePaul recruit tossed four innings of shutout relief in the playoff win against Huntley.

Three local players you would want on your team: Lexi D’Ambrosio, Fremd; Jess Mazur, Fremd; Emily Parrott, Palatine

Favorite food: Pasta

Favorite book: “The Selection” by Kiera Cass

Favorite movie: “Forrest Gump”

In her own words: I think this season was definitely a memorable one. We had great chemistry since most of us had been playing together since we were 10 years old. I think our hard work in practices, our lifting sessions in the offseason and our teamwork truly helped us to be successful. Coach (Perry) Peterson was also our main source for motivation and always made sure we were prepared for every single game.

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