Linzy Rother #15 Bats/Throws: R/R
Position: P Ht.: 5-11
Hometown: Long Beach, Ca.
Previous School: North Carolina State
Eligibility: Sr. Major: Communications
2012: Finished T-5th in the Big South in on-base percentage (.435)…finished 3rd on team in batting (.294), 2nd in doubles (9), and T-2nd in RBI (24)…was solid for CSU in circle, going 3-3 over five starts while also notching a save and striking out 37 in 43.2 innings of work…went 4-for-4 with two doubles and 3 RBI in win over Hampton on 2/24…hit first homer of season in loss to Big 12 power Kansas on 3/2…smoked 3-run homer to cap a 5 RBI day as CSU rolled to a doubleheader sweep over cross-town rival College of Charleston on 4/18…tied CSU single-game record with 7 RBI as she clocked a grand slam and a three-run homer in Bucs’ 8-1 defeat of Gardner-Webb on 4/22…went 3-for-3 with go-ahead RBI double in 6th inning, and earned victory with 5.1 innings of scoreless ball as CSU blanked College of Charleston, 3-0, on 5/2…struck out one as she came on to get final 2 outs of 5-2 win over Coastal Carolina to move CSU into Big South Tournament Semifinals on 5/11…delivered key 2-run double in 3-run 1st inning of CSU’s 8-0 Big South Tournament Semifinal win over Gardner-Webb on 5/12.
2009: 1st team Moore League pitcher...Pitcher of the Year award winner...batted .404 with a .561 slugging percentage with 16 RBI's...went 12-7 in the circle with a 1.37 ERA while striking out 135.
Personal: Born on Feb. 15, 1991, in Placentia Linda, Ca....daughter of Tim and Liz Rother...majoring in communications with career aspirations of becoming a sports broadcaster...father Tim Rother played for the L.A. Raiders for three seasons ('88-'90)...sister Lacey Rother is currently playing catcher for the University of South Carolina softball team.