Catamounts win second straight SoCon series
Sigmon two RBI away for breaking WCU school record
Pitching staff combines for 25 strikeouts in pair of games
Seniors Amelia Griffin and Makenzi McAteer honored between games
Amelia Griffin ties career record with 49 stolen bases
Catamount Softball vs. Charlotte
2017 (Senior) Named SoCon Pitcher of the Week ... Started 15 games and made 29 appearances ... Led the team with a 3.73 ERA and also topped the team with seven wins ... She tossed four complete games and picked up two saves ... Paced the team with 83 strikeouts ... In the 2017 SoCon Championships, Buchanan picked up the first conference tournament win of her career helping the Catamounts knock off No. 2 seed Furman 4-1 ... For her career, Buchanan ended her four years with a 4.95 career ERA ranking her 11th in the WCU record books ... Her 28 career wins rank third in the Catamount record books and her 325 career strikeouts ranked fourth in the record books ... For her career, Buchanan tossed 377.1 innings and ranks fifth in the WCU record books for innings pitched in a career.
2016 (Junior):Named Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week (March 30) ... Started 22 games and played in 32 ... Tossed 123 innings ranking second on the team with 126 strikeouts (career high) with a 5.18 ERA ... Had a career-high 11 strikeouts in the 21 win over Presbyterian (March 29) ... The 13-5 record this season for Buchanan is the best in her Catamount career and the 13 wins is tied for first as the most wins on the pitching staff ... Her 21 career wins ranks fifth in the WCU record books for wins in a career.
2015 (Sophomore):Made 18 appearances and started 10 ... Record of 2-8 with a 6.45 ERA in 64 innings pitched with 49 strikeouts.
2014 (Freshman):Made 26 appearances and started 11 tossing one complete game in 83.1 innings with a 6-8 record ... Ranked second on the team with 67 strikeouts ... Also saw action in 24 games as designated player, pinch hitter and a pinch runner ... At the plate, had a .104 batting average with five hits, four runs scored, a double and three RBI.
High School: Four-year letter-winner at McDowell High School ... All-Conference, all-district all four years ... Team Defensive MVP her sophomore through senior year ... All-State her sophomore, junior and senior year ... Region 8 Pitcher of the Year as a senior ... For her career had 703 strikeouts tossing 475 innings and had 17 shutouts ... Second place in the conference and made it to the second round of the state play-offs her sophomore through senior year.
Personal:Daughter of Malcolm and Stacy Buchanan ... Has one sister, Taylor.