2001 — Split time at second base with Monique Mejia … Started 37 of her 43 games played, with 36 of those starts at second base …?Has also seen limited action in the outfield …?Had a two-RBI game on March 8 vs. Colorado State at the Hedrick’s Hallowell Chevrolet Classic …?Hit her lone home run of the season on April 29 against Stanford, clearing the left field fence at Easton Stadium.
Summer 2001 — ASA team, Twisters, finished tied for fifth at the ASA Women’s Open Major Fastpitch National Championships …?Named a second-team All-American.
2000 —?Hit .300 with a walk and a run scored at the Women’s College World Series … Started all four WCWS games in centerfield …?All-Tournament at the Los Angeles Regional …?Smashed her third career home run on May 19 in the third inning against Long Beach State,?hitting the scoreboard in left field at Easton Stadium …?Finished the regional with a .308 average, three runs scored and two RBI …?Hit an impressive .556, going 5-for-9 at the plate during UCLA’s final week of the regular season?…?That week included four RBIs and three runs scored …?Played in 47 of UCLA’s 59 games, primarily in the outfield …?Split early-season time at shortstop with freshman Natasha Watley …?Played in centerfield when Amanda Freed was in the circle …?Had an RBI single in the second inning against Saint Mary’s on Mar. 4.
1999 — Started every game at shortstop …?Hit the game-winning home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to defeat DePaul 3-2 in the opening game of the College World Series …?Went 2-for-2 at the plate in the 2-1 semifinal win over DePaul …?Had the final putout of the year for the NCAA Champion Bruins …?Blasted her first collegiate home run in game one of a doubleheader against Cal State Northridge on March 31 …?In that game, her seventh-inning home run broke a 1-1 tie, to give UCLA a 2-1 victory … Had just 10 errors in 219 chances, all at shortstop.
1998 — Redshirted the 1998 season.
High School — Lettered four years in softball and basketball and one year in volleyball at Green Valley High School in Henderson, NV … Named a first-team Amateur Softball Association All-American her senior season … Earned Fastpitch Magazine All-American honors her junior and senior seasons … Named team and league MVP in ’96 and ’97 … Honored as a first-team all-league selection in basketball her junior and senior years … Played volleyball as a sophomore … Participated in club ball with the Southern California Athletics (Gold) and the Southern California Jazz.
Summer Competition — Earned third-team ASA All-America honors with the Southern California Jazz in the summer of 1998 … Selected to train with the U.S. National Team … Played with the 18-U Gold Athletics and was selected a first-team All-American in the 18-U Gold Tournament in 1997.
Personal — Full name is Christine Marie Buck … Born July 17, 1979, in Youngstown, OH … Parents are Thomas and Barbara … Has two older brothers Thomas and David and six nieces and nephews … Majoring in history.
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