|Last School:||Collins Hill HS|
2011: Made 18 appearances and 12 starts as a freshman ... Recorded 36 strikeouts in 68.1 innings pitched ... Finished with a record of 2-7 and an ERA of 5.40 ... Struck out five in six innings during 8-4 win against Ball State (3/20) ... Recorded a scoreless appearance streak of four games, including contests against Tennessee (5/17), A-Sun Tournament foes Stetson (5/25) and Mercer (5/28), and NCAA Regional opponent Vanderbilt (6/3).
Prior to Belmont: Captain at Collins Hill for head coach Paul Pierce ... Earned all-county honors as well as player of the month accolades at Collins Hill ... Helped lead team to the Georgia State Tournament ... Batted .327 with five homeruns, while recording a 9-2 record and 1.67 ERA during senior campaign.
Personal: Born on August 4, 1991 in Suwanee, Georgia ... Son of Michael and Denise Buckelew ... Has one sister, Emma ... Enjoys music and driving ... Audio engineering technology major.