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Softball: Alesha Buckner

Alesha Buckner

  #18     Bats/Throws: R/R
  Position: P    Ht.: 6-0
  Hometown: Sale Creek, Tenn.
  Previous School: Soddy Daisy HS
  Eligibility: Jr.  Major: Business Management

2011: Made three relief appearances in the circle for the Pioneers... Recorded a win in relief at St. Andrews (Feb. 7), where she did not allow an earned run in her three innings of work where she scattered two hits, walked three and a strikeout... Posted no-decisions against Bellarmine (Feb. 13), No. 10 Lenoir-Rhyne (Apr. 3) and Mars Hill (Apr. 13)... Finished the season with a 9.19 ERA and a 1-0 record with four strikeouts and six walks... Recorded four fielding assists against St. Andrews.

2010: Redshirt.

High School: Graduated from Soddy Daisy HS in Soddy Daisy, Tenn. where she was a four-year letter-winner in softball...Two-time Best of Preps Honorable Mention selection...2008 Team MVP...Member of back-to-back state championship teams in 2006 and 2007.

Personal: Full name is Alesha Leann Buckner...Born Aug. 23, 1991 in Knoxville, Tenn... Daugther of Yvette and Terry Buckner... Has an older brother, Preston (22 )... Majoring in Business Management... Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Plans to pursue a MBA following graduation... Enjoys playing cornhole and beach volleyball...Favorite books: “One for the Money” series...Favorite movie: “A Knight’s Tale”...Favorite muscial artist: John Mayer...Favorite song: “The Weight of Lies” by the Avett Brothers...Favorite sports team: Tennessee Volunteers...Least favorite food: Salami...Favorite sport other than softball: Football.