13 - Ashley Buckett
Ashley Buckett
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Snellville, Ga.
High School: South Gwinnett HS
Position: C/1B

2011: Played in 40 games, making 39 starts, for the Pirates as a junior ... Earned second-team NFCA All-Region and first-team All-Peach Belt Conference honors at catcher ... Hit .291 with three home runs and 19 RBI ... Threw out 13 of 33 opposing basestealers (39%) ... Went 3-for-4 with three RBIs in Armstrong's 9-2 win over Carson-Newman on March 4 ... RBI single in the bottom of the seventh gave the Pirates a 5-4 win over Augusta State on April 7 ... Also went 3-for-4 with three RBIs at Georgia College on April 5.

2010: Played in 44 games, making 42 starts, for the Pirates as a sophomore ... Earned second-team All-Peach Belt Conference honors at catcher ... Hit .293 with five home runs and 20 RBI ... Threw out 41 percent of potential basestealers (13-of-32) from behind the plate ... Also had six doubles and one triple ... Hit a solo home run, drew three walks and scored three runs in a 16-12 win over East Stroudsburg on Feb. 27 ... Cranked a three-run home run in a 7-1 win over Tusculum on March 10 ... Member of the PBC Presidential Honor Roll.

2009: Played in 35 games, making 24 starts, for the Pirates as a freshman ... Hit .262 with three doubles and seven RBI in 61 at-bats ... Went 5-for-6 with a pair of doubles in the doubleheader at North Georgia on March 21 ... Went 2-for-3 with an RBI against Flagler on April 10 ... Threw out eight of 15 potential base-stealers (54%) from behind the plate.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for one year at South Gwinnett HS ... Also excelled in basketball for the Comets.

PERSONAL:
Born Ashley Nicole Buckett on June 25, 1990, in Phoenix, Ariz. ... Hometown is Snellville, Ga. ... Daughter of Linda and Gary Buckett ... Majoring in rehabilitation science ... Enjoys shopping, texting and going to the beach ... Lists Derek Jeter as a favorite sports personality.