MERIDIAN -- Meridian High School senior shortstop Lexi Knauss was named the Idaho Gatorade Softball Player of the Year on Monday.

Knauss, who has signed to play for the University of Montana next spring, hit 11 home runs, recorded 43 RBI's, scored 50 runs and batted an average of 0.552 her senior season.

The three-time all-conference team member led the Warriors to 19-9 this season, all while maintaining an impressive 3.94 GPA and volunteering for local charities.

To learn more about Lexi's award, click here.