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Sydney Broderick
Player Profile:
Sydney Broderick 2465754
Position: Catcher
Year: Senior
Hometown: Ashburn, Va.
High School: Stone Bridge
Other College: BYU

2016 ACC ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
2015 ALL-WCC FIRST TEAM
2015 NFCA ALL-PACIFIC REGION THIRD TEAM
2014 ALL-WCC FIRST TEAM
2014 WCC CO-FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR
2014 NFCA ALL-PACIFIC REGION THIRD TEAM
FSU SOFTBALL TRIBE MEMBER

Junior Season at Florida State (2016):
Named to the 2016 ACC All-Tournament Team during an impressive first season as a Seminole…played in 64 games with 63 starts at catcher…finished the season with a .343 batting average (59-for-172) with 10 doubles, four home runs, 47 RBI and 35 runs scored…she was second on the team with 39 walks and also added four stolen bases…as a catcher, she retired seven runners trying to steal second and only allowed 31 stolen bases on the season…went 2-for-3 with a walk and an RBI in her first career game as a Seminole on February 12 vs. St. John’s…had two walks, scored a run and drove in an RBI in FSU’s 7-1 win at FIU (2/12)…had one hit in two at bats with one run, one RBI and a walk in a win against Valparaiso on Feb. 14…batted 2-for-3 with a double, two RBIs and a run scored against Stephen F. Austin on Feb. 17…recorded two hits and an RBI on February 19 against No. 2 Michigan…walked and scored against Florida A&M on Feb 24…hit a perfect 2-for-2 with a double and a run scored in a win against Hofstra on Feb. 26…batted 2-for-2 with three RBI and scored a run against Bradley in Feb. 26…recorded two runs on two hits against UAB on Feb. 28…batted 3-for-4 with three RBI and a double in a win against Cal State Fullerton (March 8)…hit 2-for-3 with two doubles against Syracuse on March 19…went 6-for-10 with four runs, six RBI and one home run in the series sweep against NC State (April 8-10)…batted 3-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored in a 16-11 win at Pitt on April 30…matched a career high with three hits and two walks, adding two RBI and two runs scored at Pitt on May 1…drove in the game-winning runs against Louisville on May 8, hitting a two-RBI single up the middle in FSU’s 4-3 win over the Cardinals…set a career high with three runs scored and matched career numbers with three hits and three RBI in an 8-0 win over Pitt in the ACC Quarterfinals on May 12…walked three times, including an RBI bases-loaded walk, in the ACC Championship Game against Notre Dame on May 14…drove in the game-winning run in the NCAA Regional Championship against South Carolina with an RBI single to centerfield…hit a double against Utah in the NCAA Super Regional on May 28…went 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored in FSU’s 8-4 win over No. 14 UCLA at the Women’s College World Series on June 4…had a walk and a single against No. 5 Auburn in the WCWS semifinals on June 5.

Sophomore Season at BYU (2015):
All-WCC First Team…earned NFCA All-Pacific Region Third Team…named College Sports Madness All-WCC First Team…garnered WCC Player of the Week three times in a row (3/23, 3/30, 4/5)…earned WCC Player of the Week by College Sports Madness (4/6)…hit .358 for third on the team with seven home runs and team highs in doubles, triples and runs batted in…led the WCC with five doubles and ranked fourth in 30 total bases…achieved a season-long 14-game hitting streak and 12-game on-base streak…notched multi-home run games against San Jose State and Saint Mary's…hit 1-for-3 with two RBI and a triple in win over Northwestern…named to the 2015 All-WCC Preseason Softball Team…named to the College Sports Madness 2015 West Coast Preseason All-Conference First Team…batted .562 with nine hits, three home runs , nine RBI, six runs scored and a 1.312 slugging percentage for an NFCA Selected Top Performance…ended the season on a current hitting streak of eight games and reached base streak of 14…started 54 of 54 games played.

Freshman Season at BYU (2014):
All-WCC First Team…Co-WCC Freshman of the Year…College Sports Madness WCC Field Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year…NFCA All-Pacific Region Third Team…No. 79 toughest to strikeout in NCAA…top 10 in the WCC in every offensive category including: batting average (3rd), slugging percentage (5th), on-base percentage (4th), runs scored (3rd), hits (1st), RBI (3rd), triples (2nd) and home runs (4th)…went a perfect 3-for-3 four times this season against Portland State, Idaho State, Weber State and Saint Mary's…had the game-winning sacrifice fly in the bottom of the eighth inning against Portland State in the Stanford Louisville Slugger Classic…was a double away from hitting for the cycle against Idaho State going 3-for-3 with 3 RBIs to help lead BYU back from a 10-0 deficit…caught the potential tying run stealing against Idaho State…won WCC Player of the Week for Week 8 and 9…had a walk-off bunt single against Utah State…hit the go-ahead three-run home run against San Diego to give BYU the series victory…had a 16-game hitting streak and a 25-game reached base streak going into the last week of the season, both team highs…went 2-for-3 with a run and two doubles in the season's final game against Northwestern in the Washington Regional…19 multiple-hit games, 8 multiple-RBI games as BYU’s lead-off hitter…batted a team-high .432 with runners in scoring position and was 10-for-11 with a runner on third and two outs…started all 57 of BYU's games.

High School:
Attended Stone Bridge High School…led her team to the 2013 Virginia AAA state championship game…named three times to the First Team All-District and All-Region teams…two time Virginia High School Coaches Association Softball AAA First Team…three-time Washington Post First Team All-Met…as a junior, named to the Max Preps first team All-America…as a senior, one of her most memorable moments was hitting a walk-off three-run home run…batted .505 with 30 RBIs, 22 stolen bases…in 2012, hit .571 with 53 RBIs and earned First Team All-District, First Team All-Region and First Team All-State accolades…also a varsity basketball player at Stone Bridge…played travel ball for the NJ Intensity.

Personal:
Born on December 5, 1994…has two sisters and a brother…looking forward to playing Virginia Tech because it is close to home…states that the best part of being a student-athlete is playing top level teams and competing against the best…favorite movie is Step Brothers…enjoys listening to Luke Bryan…aspires to work for the Washington Nationals…cannot live without her dog, Emmy…owns a motorcycle…favorite home-cooked meal is her dad’s steak with fried rice and broccoli.

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