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#5 Liz Buck
Position: Infield
Bats: L
Throws: L
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Overland Park, Kan.
High School: Blue Valley West
Experience: 3 Letters
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Senior Year (2014): Started all 51 games ... batted .236 with one home run, six doubles, 14 runs batted in, 16 runs scored ... all are career single-season highs ... launched her first career home run in comeback win over Bradley on May 4 ... recorded .993 fielding percentage, equals eighth best single season mark in school history ... 380 putouts is eighth best single season mark in school history ... leaves Drake fifth all-time in career putouts with 1,005 ... tied for seventh in career fielding percentage at .984.

Junior Year (2013): Played in 47 games with 39 starts ... hit .154 with eight hits and five runs scored ... recorded 268 putouts and a .983 fielding percentage at first base ... ripped a pinch hit RBI double against Northern Colorado on March 9 ... went 1-for-2 with a RBI against Illinois State in game one on April 13.

Sophomore Year (2012): Played in 52 games and started 49 ... hit .198 with 21 hits and seven runs scored ... drove in the deciding run in the 5-4 win over Illinois State April 15 that lasted 11 innings ... finished 2-for-3 in the semifinal game against ISU on May 11 ... recorded 296 putouts at first base ... recorded a season-high 14 putouts against Iowa on April 4.

Freshman Year (2011): Played in 28 games, started in seven ... totaled seven hits, two runs and a pair of RBI on the season.

Prep: Dual-sport star in softball and volleyball at Blue Valley West High School ... four-time first team all-Eastern Kansas League selection ... three-time all-Kansas City Metro honoree ... two-time Kansas Softball Coaches Association Class 6A all-state selection ... hit a school-record .557 as a sophomore ... selected to compete in the 2010 Mo-Kan softball all-star game with teammate Amy Pierce ... four-year varsity letterwinner in volleyball ... 2010 Kansas Volleyball Coaches Association first team all-state selection ... led team to back-to-back Kansas Class 6A volleyball state runner-up finishes in 2009 and 2010.

Personal: Studio Arts and Drawing major ... biology minor recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship ... named to 2013-14 and 2012-13 and 2010-11 MVC Academic Honor Rolls ... daughter of Bill and Susan Buck ... her mother played volleyball at Kansas State ... born Oct. 10, 1991 in Marysville, Kan.

Buck Career

 

Year

Avg

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

HBP

SO

SB-Att

2011

.219

28-7

32

2

7

1

0

0

2

4

1

5

0-1

2012

.198

52-49

106

7

21

1

0

0

7

8

1

13

3-3

2013

.154

47-39

52

5

8

1

0

0

5

1

0

9

0-0

2014

.236

51-51

140

16

33

6

0

1

14

17

3

18

2-2

Total

.209

148-139

330

30

69

9

0

1

28

30

5

45

5-6