WOMEN’S SOFTBALL HOSTS PALM BEACH STATE THIS WEDNESDAY TRAVELS TO LAKE WORTH TO PLAY PBSC ON SATURDAY
This Wednesday at five o’clock, Broward hosts Southern Conference rival Palm Beach State College at Judson A. Samuels South Campus to resume the second game of a doubleheader that was postponed due to inclement weather on March 7. On Saturday, the Seahawks travel to Lake Worth to play PBSC in a doubleheader beginning at 1 p.m.
Last Saturday, Broward dropped both games of a doubleheader to Miami Dade College (2-0, 8-3) at Pembroke Pines. In the opener, Danielle Conboy pitched a complete game, allowing two runs on five hits, walked three and struck out four. Shayla Loudermilk went 2 for 3 and Sophie Bugter had two singles. The Seahawks had a total of eight hits, but stranded nine runners.
In the second game, Cassidy Brewer belted a solo home run and also walked in a run. Jessika Fraga went 2 for 3 and scored a run. The Sharks entered the doubleheader ranked seventh in the FCSAA.
KAITLYN ROMAINE AND MICAH TEW SIGN SCHOLARSHIPS TO FOUR-YEAR COLLEGE
Kaitlyn Romaine and Micah Tew extend their collegiate careers by signing athletic scholarships to four-year colleges. Romaine signed with Webber International University and Tew committed to Columbia (S.C.) College.
During her two years pitching for the Seahawks, Romaine started 33 of her 37 appearances, worked 194 innings, posted 21 complete games and struck out 92 batters. As a freshman, Romaine was selected second team all-Southern Conference after leading the Seahawks in appearances (16), starts (14), innings pitched (88) complete games (nine), victories (four) and strikeouts (47). Last season, Romaine also played second base and made 110 plate appearances, registering team-highs in triples (two), sacrifice bunts (six), sacrifice flies (one) and finishing second in doubles (four).
Throughout her two seasons at Broward, Tew pitched a combined 65 and two-third innings, appeared in 22 games, posted two complete games and struck out 10 batters. Tew’s sophomore season was hampered with injuries, limiting her to only eight appearances with a total of 18 and one-third innings pitched. Her finest performance came during her freshman season when she helped the Seahawks defeat Miami Dade College 4-3 on April 3 at Judson A. Samuels South Campus. Tew tossed a complete game, scattering seven hits, three runs (one earned), walked two and struck out two. Miami Dade went on to finish ninth in the final NJCAA poll.
MONICA PALACIO CONCLUDES SEAHAWK CAREER WITH STANDOUT YEAR FOR WOMEN’S SOFTBALL
Sophomore first baseman Monica Palacio concluded her career as a Seahawk by topping the team in batting average (.306), slugging percentage (.378), on-base percentage (.353), hits (34), runs batted in (16), doubles (five), home runs (one), total bases (42), at bats (111) and tied Alexis Zackey in runs (nine). Palacio also led in fielding percentage (.969), chances (289) and putouts (268).
Miranda Maddox finished first in walks (18) and Zackey led in stolen bases (seven). Shelby Gatto was first in total plate appearances (121) and threw out a team-high seven base stealers. Brittany Overstreet and Michaela Metcalfe finished tied for first in hit-by-pitches (two) and Metcalfe topped all fielders in assists with 82.
Kaitlyn Romaine led in triples (two), sacrifice bunts (six), sacrifice flies (one), innings pitched (106), strikeouts (45), appearances (21) and starts (19).