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Abbie Buckner ‘23 Recruiting Profile

  • Gibbs High School
  • CORRYTON, TN
  • Softball
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Abbie Buckner's Softball Recruiting Profile
Club:
Gibbs Middle School Varsity
Height:
5'4"
Weight:
130
Age:
16
Prim. Position:
SS
Sec. Position:
RHP
20 yrd sprint (60 ft)
2.6

Personal Statement

     My name is Abbie Buckner and I have always dreamed about playing softball in college. Every since I was a young girl my dad and I would go watch high school softball. I am from the Gibbs community and our high school program is all about tradition and pride. We have been District Champions 37 out of 39 years, Regional Champions 26  times, State Runner-Up 3 times and State Champions 10 times. I knew at an early age that I wanted to play for Coach Mitchell and I finally got the chance in middle school. I am a utility player and my 7th grade year she asked me to pitch and told me she needed me for my 9th-12th grade years. While I had never had lessons she worked with me my off season and my 8th grade year I pitched a 9-1 season and got 2nd place in the county tournament. I’m very passionate when it comes to learning new positions and I love when I achieve my goals. As much as I love sports my academics are just as important. I take a great deal of pride in everything I do and while I have had some serious set backs it’s making me mentally, emotionally and physically stronger everyday. I tore my ACL in the fall of my 8th grade year and I look at everything from a different prospective. While I’ve been recovering it’s allowed me to travel to watch several college and high school games. I’ve also traveled to tournaments with my club team. My goals for the next four years are to prepare myself for college ball. One thing that I love about softball is that it’s a great platform and it creates leadership and work ethic. My goal in college is to use softball as a platform to educate athletes on diabetes and bring awareness to young people. 

Athletics

Club Information

  • Seasons of Club Experience:
  • 5 seasons
  • 2023 Gibbs Middle School Varsity
  • Notes: Pitched and went 9-1
  • 2023 Tennessee Heat 05
  • Notes: Plays short stop and pitches
  • 2020 Alabama Elite 16u (Scenic City Fall)
  • 2019 Maryville Wildcats
  • Notes: Started 3rd base
  • 2019 Gibbs 18u
  • Notes: Pitched 3 games for 3 wins and played left field

Coach References

  • High School Head Coach
  • Carol Mitchell
  • Travel / Club Coach
  • Kelly McDaniel
  • Travel / Club Coach
  • Maxie Pooler

Additional Sports

  • Basketball
  • F
  • 7 Years
  • Varsity Team
  • Top ten in Knox county and Gibbs eagle leadership award

Academics

Grades

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Test Scores

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High School Information

High School:
Gibbs High School
State:
TENNESSEE
Phone:
(865) 689-9130

Academic Accomplishments

Honors Classes:
Yes. Honors Geometry Honors Algebra1 Physical Science Honors English 1 Honors Social Studies Honors ELA
AP Classes:
Yes. AP Human Geography Honors Chemestry Honors Algebra 2 AP Government politics Hon Precalculas Hon Biology
Registered with the NCAA Eligibility Center?
No

Awards, Achievements and Activities

  • Award
    • The Duke Tip
  • Award
    • Earned 1week scholarship to space camp in Huntsville Alabama
  • Award
    • Top 3 in math on star assessment
  • Award
    • ELA award
  • Award
    • Health award
  • Award
    • The Gibbs Middle Compass Award
  • Award
    • Second Honors
  • Award
    • Most likely to change the world
  • Activity
    • University of Tennessee engineer camp for stem
  • Activity
    • Volunteers with the elderly
  • Activity
    • Works concessions at large events in the community
  • Activity
    • Volunteers at a hair salon
  • Activity
    • Involved in church
  • Activity
    • Secretary SGA
  • Activity

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