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

In 2014: Swadley started 48 games at second base for the Lions as a junior hitting .220 on the season collecting 29 hits with six doubles...Also hit two home runs on the year while scoring 16 runs and driving in 13 runs and totaled 41 bases...Led the team with 10 hit by pitches tying for seventh most in the MIAA...Ranked fourth on the team with 83 putouts and third in assists with 57...Recorded six two-hit games and a pair of two-run games...Drove in three runs against Washburn...Went 2-for-3 with a double and a home run driving in two runs in a win over Southwestern Oklahoma State at the Eight State Classic...Also named to the MIAA Academic Honor Roll.

In 2013: Starting 44 games at second base as a sophomore for the Lions, Swadley earned All-MIAA honorable mention as she hit .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.