Swift named VaSID Rookie of the Year


by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

Brantley Swift of Reedville was just honored as the Rookie of the Year by the Virginia Sports Information Directors.

Brantley Swift of Reedville had her debut season on the mound cut short at Bridgewater College, but the freshman right-hander still managed to garner high honors.

Swift, a pitcher who went unbeaten in the abbreviated softball season, was named the Rookie of the Year and earned All-State honors from the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID). Swift joined two teammates from Bridgewater on the All-State team.

“I was really surprised,” said Swift. “I was babysitting and a friend texted me congratulations. I said, for what? Then a few minutes later the coach sent something out in the team text congratulating us.”

For her work in the circle, Swift earned the Rookie…

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