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Women's Softball

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Sitting (L-R): Michaela Metcalfe, Brittany Shotanus, Alexis Zackey, Monica Palacio.
Kneeling: Brittany Overstreet, Morgan Gmytruk, Shelby Gatto, Kelsey Tomblin.
Standing: Kimberly Petrovich – assistant coach, Miranda Maddox, Rebecca Rodriguez, Danielle Conboy, Kasey Blue, Kaitlyn Romaine, Jenna Lopez – head coach.
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KAITLYN ROMAINE AND MICAH TEW SIGN SCHOLARSHIPS TO FOUR-YEAR COLLEGES

   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).



2014 Women's Softball Spring Schedule
Overall Record: 2-41     Conference Record: 1-15

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2/1/2014vs. Abraham Baldwin Agricultural (Ga.) College#ClearwaterL 10-1
2/1/2014vs. State College of Florida#ClearwaterL 3-0
2/1/2014vs. College of Central Florida#ClearwaterL 9-0
2/7/2014at Ave Maria University (DH)Ave MariaL 9-3, L 10-5
2/8/2014at St. Thomas University (DH)Miami GardensL 9-2, L 6-3
2/14/2014St. Johns River State College (DH)HomeL 2-1, L 9-0
2/18/2014at South Florida State College (DH)Avon ParkL 5-0, L 9-2
2/22/2014Hillsborough Community College (DH)HomeL 7-1, L 3-2
3/1/2014at Polk State College (DH)Winter HavenL 15-0, L 9-1
3/8/2014vs. Illinois Valley Community College^New Port RicheyL 5-4
3/8/2014at Pasco-Hernando Community College^New Port RicheyL 10-4
3/9/2014vs. St. Petersburg College+Vero BeachL 8-0
3/9/2014vs. Polk State College+Vero BeachL 9-0
3/15/2014South Florida State College (DH)HomeW 4-3, L 4-3
3/20/2014at Eastern Florida State College* (DH)MelbourneL 6-0, L 6-0
3/23/2014Indian River State College* (DH)HomeL 12-0, L 12-1
3/26/2014at Miami Dade College* (DH)KendallL 9-0, L 2-1
3/29/2014at Palm Beach State College* (DH)Lake WorthL 8-0, L 9-1
4/4/2014Pasco-Hernando Community College (DH)HomeL 6-0, L 10-2
4/9/2014St. Thomas University (DH)HomeL 11-2, L 5-3
4/10/2014Eastern Florida State College* (DH)HomeL 14-1, L 20-3
4/12/2014at Indian River State College* (DH)Fort PierceL 13-0, L 8-0
4/16/2014Miami Dade College* (DH)HomeL 8-0, L 2-0
4/21/2014Palm Beach State College* (DH)HomeL 7-3, W 6-4
4/24/2014at Daytona State College (DH)Daytona BeachL 6-1; L 8-0
Home matches are played at Judson A. Samuels South Campus in Pembroke Pines
(DH) Doubleheader
#JUCO Kickoff Classic
^Pasco-Hernando Community College Tournament
+Crossover Tournament at Dodgertown
*Southern Conference Game

Statistics 

2014 Women's Softball Roster

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​No. ​Name ​Yr. ​Pos. ​Ht. ​B/T ​Hometown/High School
​2 ​Brittany Schotanus ​Fr. ​OF ​5-2 ​R/R ​Wilton Manors/Northeast
3​ Kelsey Tomblin ​So. ​OF ​5-4 ​R/R ​Wilton Manors/Fort Lauderdale
4 Kasey Blue ​Fr. 2B ​5-6 ​R/R Perry/Baker County
​5 Kaitlyn Romaine ​So. ​P ​5-5 ​R/R ​Largo/Osceola
6 Michaela Metcalfe ​Fr. ​SS ​5-3 ​R/R ​Monticello/Aucilla Christian Academy
7 Danielle Conboy ​Fr. ​P ​5-5 ​R/R ​Coconut Creek/Pompano Beach
10 Morgan Gmytruk ​So. ​P ​5-3 ​R/R ​Plant City/Plant City
11 Brittany Overstreet ​So. ​INF ​5-5 ​R/R ​Stuart/Martin County
13 Monica Polacio ​So. ​1B ​5-2 ​R/L ​Pembroke Pines/Pembroke Pines Charter
16​ Miranda Maddox ​Fr. ​OF/2B ​5-5 ​R/R ​Coral Springs/J.P. Taravella
​21 Shelby Gatto ​So. ​3B/C ​5-3 ​R/R ​Macclenny/Baker County
​22 ​Alexis Zackey ​So. ​OF/2B ​5-2 ​R/R ​Sebastian/Sebastian River
​33 Rebecca Rodriguez* ​So. ​OF ​5-5 ​L/L ​Coral Springs/Coral Glades
88 Micah Tew ​So. ​P ​5-10 ​R/R Lehigh Acres/Riverdale

Head Coach: Jenna Lopez
Assistant Coach: Anthony Tomasi III
Assistant Coach: Andrea "Evita" Raymond
Assistant/Pitching Coach: Kimberly Petrovich
*Team Manager

 

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