LOUISVILLE, Ky -- Meredith College senior third baseman Brittany Bucklin earned a nod from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association for her top performance last week. Bucklin notched a .529 hitting percentage on the week as the Avenging Angels posted a 5-1 record, all versus USA South competition.
Bucklin batted 9-for-17 with six runs, two doubles, two walks, one homer, and eight RBI. She recorded two putouts at third with eight assists and no errors.
The softball Angels host Ferrum in a best-of-three series to open the USA South Conference Tournament Friday, April 6, at 1 p.m. Meredith finished second in the East Division and the Panthers fifth. The winner will advance to next weekend's Spring Festival in LaGrange, Georgia, as the remaining top-six programs convene for round two. Follow the action live HERE with Bill Zeoli on the call.