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West Texas A&M senior catcher Shanna McBroom has been named one of the 30 finalists for the Schutt Sports/National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division I National Player of the Year introduced on Monday. 

The Sachse native is hitting a league-best .476 with 12 doubles, seven triples and 6 house runs to drive in 32 RBI with 114 whole bases for a slugging share of .776. She has registered 5 walks with simply eight strikeouts this season for an on-base clip of .522. She was named the NFCA DII National Hitter of the Week on Feb. 24.

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McBroom will end her profession rating in the Top 10 in program historical past in at-bats, hits, runs, triples, house runs and whole bases. She has appeared in 207 video games with 200 begins whereas hitting .396with 37 doubles, 14 triples and 35 house runs for 130 RBI. 

BASEBALL

AUSTIN — The No. 4 Buffs got here out on high of Sunday’s resumption of the opening sport earlier than falling in the nightcap of a Lone Star Conference sequence to the St. Edward’s Hilltopper at Lucian-Hamilton Field.

WT gained the first sport 13-9, which was interrupted as a result of of a rain delay in the third inning and needed to be completed Sunday. WT then misplaced 7-5 to the Hilltoppers in Game Two of the delayed doubleheader.

WT is now 30-5 general and 27-4 in LSC play heading into the closing week of league motion. The Buffs and Hilltoppers will conclude their weekend sequence at 1 p.m. Monday in Austin.

WOMEN’S GOLF

DENTON — No.13 West Texas A&M had a powerful opening 18 holes at the NCAA Division II West Regional on Monday afternoon at the Wildhorse Golf Club at Robson Ranch.

No. 7 St. Mary’s leads by 5 strokes after an opening-round 1-over 288 with WT in second at 6-over 294 adopted No. 1 DBU in third (+7) and No. 5 Texas A&M-Commerce (+12) in fourth.

Rylie Cook and Loukyee Songprasert led the Lady Buffs are they’re tied for fifth at even par 72. Cook went 1-under on the entrance 9 together with an eagle on the Par 5 2nd gap. She would end the spherical of one eagle, three birdies, 5 bogeys and 11 pars.

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Songprasert opened the spherical with eight straight pars earlier than a bogey on the Par 4 ninth gap. She was 3-over after a double bogey on the Par 5 twelfth earlier than closing the spherical with three birdies on three of her closing 5 holes to complete at par or higher for the seventh time this season.

Alyssa Campbell is tied for ninth with a 1-over 73. After taking pictures a 1-over 37 in her opening 11 holes, the Lancaster, S.C. native birdied the Par 3 14th and Par 4 fifteenth to maneuver again to even par however bogeyed the par 4 18th to complete at 1-over on the day. 

Rachel Huffman is tied for twenty second after firing a gap spherical 5-over 77 with two birdies, seven bogeys and 11 pars.

The Lady Buffs will tee off for Tuesday’s second spherical at 8:40 a.m. on the tenth gap with St. Mary’s and No. 12 Arkansas-Fort Smith.

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