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Amy Bukovich
Amy Bukovich

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Boca Raton, FL

High School:
Olympic Heights HS

Height:
5-8

Position:
IF


Senior (2009): Had RBIs against UMass and Maryland on opening night...went 1-for-3 with 2 RBI against Long Island...hit .353 (6-for-17) at Eller Media Stadium tournament in Las Vegas...laced two hits and scored a run against Texas A&M...had six game hitting streak, going 8-for-22 (.348) over that time...also had four game hitting streak later in season...named to Sun Belt All-Tournament team...hit .333 with 7 RBI with 2 out...year placed her among program leaders in doubles and defensive assists. Junior (2008): Only player to appear in all 61 games, with 60 starts...did not start against Bethune Cookman, but entered the game as a defensive replacement...started 40 games at second base, also started 20 games at shortstop when Blair Bodenmiller suffered a leg injury...tied for second on the team with 21 RBI...went 4-for-4 in stolen bases attempts on the year... drove in winning run against Illinois in championship of Miken Classic...went 2-for-5 with two runs scored against N.C. State...went 3-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored against Western Kentucky...slapped an RBI double against South Alabama...had 12 2-out RBI on the year.

Sophomore (2007): Started 64 games, all at third base, despite a season-long shoulder ailment...third on the team with 12 multiple-hit games, including three three-hit efforts...second on the team with eight multiple-RBI games...smacked 10 doubles, two triples and one home run while driving in 31...went 3-for-4 in stolen base attempts...batted .310 against left-handers and .301 with runners in scoring position...drove in 15 two-out runs...went 2-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored against UCF in the season opener (2/9)...drove in a pair of runs against Miami-OH (2/9)...hit a solo homerun against East Carolina (2/17)...went 3-for-4 with three doubles and drove in three against Bethune-Cookman (3/3)...went 2-for-3 with a triple, two RBI and a pair of runs scored against Rutgers (3/11)...posted a three-hit game (3-for-4) with a double, three runs scored and an RBI in the second meeting of the season with the Scarlet Knights (3/17)...drove in the go-ahead run against no. 3 Texas A&M (3/17)...posted a five-game hitting streak from March 31 to Apr. 3 (9-for-18)...streak included three doubles...went 2-for-4 with a double and a season-high four RBI against Western Kentucky (4/26)...tripled, drove in a pair and scored twice against Florida International to help the Owls win the Sun Belt regular season crown on the final day of conference play (5/5)...went 2-for-6 with three RBI against Florida International in the opening round of the Sun Belt Tournament (5/8)...made 12 errors in 180 chances at third base.

Freshman: Batting average climbed steadily during the second-half of the season, ending at .261 (31-for-119)...ended the season with a .350 batting average in conference play, ninth-best among Atlantic Sun batters...hit .455 versus left-handed pitchers (10-for-22) and .333 with runners in scoring position (12-for-36)...picked up her first-career hit in her second-career at-bat versus Bethune-Cookman (2/10)...first-career extra-base hit came versus Pittsburgh, a double that drove in the lone Owl run in a 2-1 loss (2/11)...finished with two hits, two runs and an RBI while scoring the game-winning run in her first multi-hit effort versus Missouri State (2/17)...drove in a pair of runs versus Boston College (3/9)...knocked in two more runs versus Kennesaw State (4/1)...season-best three hits and an RBI versus North Florida (5/1)...batted .357 during the A-Sun Tournament...picked up a pair of hits during the NCAA Regional, including an RBI single in a 1-0 win over Florida (5/20)...finished with a .975 fielding percentage, making just two errors on the year.

Travel Ball: Played for the Gulf Coast Hurricanes Gold...coached by Marty Cooper.

High School: Played for Stacey Belton and David Keithly at Olympic Heights High School where she hit .474 with 37 hits, three doubles and six triples as a senior...added 18 RBIs, 16 runs and nine stolen bases...as a senior she was named First-Team All-Conference, All-City, All-County and All-State...as a junior she earned First-Team All-City and Second Team All-County honors...also a member of the National Honors Society.

Personal: Undecided in major...daughter of Mike and Katherine Bukovich...born June 19, 1987, in Richmond, VA...professional goal is to become a pharmacist.

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