Broome, a 5-foot-6 senior centerfielder from LaFayette, went 9-for-14 (.643) to help No. 10 Shorter sweep Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) foes Emmanuel (Ga.) and Southern Wesleyan (S.C.). She rapped three homers, two doubles and a triple in four games. She also tallied eight RBIs, scored eight times and had a 1.571 slugging percentage.
On April 13 in the doubleheader wins over Emmanuel, she went 4-for-7 with a double in each game and a triple in the opener. She wrapped up the week with five hits in Shorter's sweep of Southern Wesleyan on April 14. During that two-game set, she tied teammate Jackie Castaneda for the SSAC lead with three homers on the day. She currently stands with 11 home runs on the year.
Broome is hitting a career-high .416 and ranked in the top 20 nationally in total hits (64), runs scored (49) and total bases (109).
Broome and the Lady Hawks travel to Cleveland, Tenn., today for a 3 pm doubleheader against 12th-ranked Lee University. Shorter (38-7) and Lee (41-7) are tied atop the SSAC East Division standings with identical 18-3 conference records.