#45 Brittany Duncan
|HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)||Fairborn|
2012: Started 60 games for the Crusaders at designated player ... named the Horizon League Newcomer of the Year ... also earned a spot on the All-League First Team ... recognized on the NFCA All-Midwest Region Second Team ... hit .382 with 26 runs scored and 52 RBIs on the season ... led Horizon League by hitting .471 with 31 RBIs in league-only play ... twice earned Horizon League Player of the Week honors (Feb. 14, May 7) ... moved into Valpo's single-season top-five in eight different categories: RBIs (2nd), walks (29, 2nd), total bases (105, 2nd), on base percentage (.480, 3rd), slugging percentage (.618, 3rd), hits (65, 4th), home runs (9, 4th) and batting average (5th) ... ranked among top-six in Horizon League in all eight categories as well ... posted 20 multi-hit games and 12 multi-RBI games on the season ... hit first career home run in first tournament, Feb. 11 at Iowa State, part of a four-RBI game ... hit safely in 13 straight games Mar. 20-Apr. 12 ... had back-to-back three-hit games against Detroit Mar. 24-25, driving in three runs in the latter game ... closed hitting streak with three-RBI game at Wright State Apr. 12 ... connected on mammoth home run in Apr. 15 win over Youngstown State ... went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and four RBIs in series opener versus Butler Apr. 25 ... closed out regular season with four straight multi-hit games May 2-4, driving in three runs in two different games at Cleveland State ... picked up base hit and drove in a run in NCAA Tournament game at #9/7 Louisville May 18.
Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Skyhawks ... four time All-Metro First Team Selection ... All-Division First Team Selection in all four seasons ... All-Conference First Team honoree her final three years ... earned Ohio All-State First Team honors as a senior and was a Second Team selection as a sophomore ... also earned Ohio All-State honorable mention recognition as a junior ... Team MVP in each of her final two seasons ... voted as Most Dangerous Hitter in the state of Ohio as a senior ... played for Ohio Hawks 18U (2011), Lady Lasers Gold (2009-2010), and Miami Valley Express (2009-2010) ... holds school records for batting average (.540), hits, runs scored, doubles, and RBIs.
Personal: Brittany is the daughter of Tim and Debbie Duncan ... major is elementary education ... born March 25, 1993.