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.