Bulldog Career: Career Statistics.
2011 Season (Freshman): Game-By-Game Statistics...played in 32 total games including 25 games as a pinch runner… totaled thirteen runs…had a five game run streak in which she tallied a run in each game as the pinch runner…three at bats…recorded a run and stolen base against Grand Valley (4/23)
High School: Received 2010 All-Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference (SMAC) honors in senior year at Niles (Mich.) High . . . Twice (2009 and 2010) garnered academic all-state recognition . . . Graduated in 2010 . . . Coached by Gary Collins . . . Batted a .404 average with 42 hits in 104 at bats and had 20 RBIs in senior season . . . Generated eight doubles, six triples, one home run, four stolen bases, 28 runs scored, and a .433 on-base percentage as a senior for the 2010 campaign . . . Posted an .843 fielding percentage with 39 putouts, 63 assists, and 10 errors in final prep season . . . Played at shortstop on 2009 state championship team and was also on the 2008 squad which participated in the state tourney quarterfinals . . . Member of two (2009 and 2010) academic all-state softball teams . . . A four-year (2007-10) participant in volleyball . . . Played basketball in the 9th, 10th, and 12th grades . . . Claimed Most Improved Player laurels in volleyball during senior campaign . . . Tabbed as the Vikings' 2010 basketball squad's Most Outstanding Player . . . Three-year (2008-10) member of school's Yearbook staff . . . Four-year varsity letterwinner in softball . . . Served as team captain for both softball and volleyball teams in her senior year . . . Active in school's Key Club, DFP (Drug Free Players) group and N (Niles)-Club in which she served as the secretary.
Personal: Daughter of Tom Buti . . . Born in South Bend, Ind. . . . Has two younger sisters . . . Her father works in construction . . . Nickname is "Boot" or "Bootie" . . . Played in a district tournament softball game two days following the passing away of her mother and dedicated the win to her memory . . . USA Olympian (2004 and 2008) and University of Arizona three-time All-America pitcher Jennie Finch is a close family friend . . . Majoring in TV-Digital Media Production.