1 - Brooke Swadley
Brooke Swadley
Height: 5-7
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Purdy, Mo.
High School: Purdy HS
Position: Infielder
Bats/Throws: R/R

In 2013: Starting 44 games at second base as a sophomore for the Lions, Swadley was a All-MIAA honorable mention on the year. Hitting .278 on the year with 37 hits in 133 at-bats, including seven doubles and a triple while scoring 21 runs and driving in 16. Was second on the team in steals with six while leading the team in sacrifice hits with seven. Had a pair of three-hit games during the year going 3-for-4 against Upper Iowa with a double scoring a pair of runs while also going 3-for-3 against Northeastern State. Scored a season-high three runs in Southern's 12-3 win over Illinois-Springfield. Had a team-high 10 hit-by-pitches. Had 72 assists at second base.

In 2012: Started 48 of the Lions 51 games as a true freshman in left field, Swadley hit .202 on the year, with 25 hits, including four doubles and 11 RBI's....slugged .234 on the year while totaling 29 total bases...was second on the team in stolen bases with eight in nine attempts... had a team-high six hit-by-pitches.

In High School: Was an All-State selection at Shortstop for her father Jeff Swadley and the Lady Eagles of Purdy High...also an All-District selection in basketball.

Personal: A Physical Therapy major at Southern...born May 22, 1993 in Joplin, Mo...daugher of Jeff and Angie Swadley