2004 - Went 7-2 with a 3.32 ERA in 15 games with 14 starts, allowed 38 runs, 31 earned, on 77 hits in 84.0 innings with 23 walks and 105 strikeouts.
COLLEGE - Played two seasons at Young Harris College under Coach Rick Robinson ... Earned 2003 NJCAA All-District and 2002 NJCAA All-American honors ... Enrolled at Carolina in the fall of 2003 ... Selected in the ninth round of the 2003 free agent draft by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.
HIGH SCHOOL - Played four seasons at Salem High School under Coach Jeff Blount ... Earned All Region and All State honors ... Also played football and basketball.
PERSONAL - Born William Jennings Buckner 8/27/83 in Decatur, Ga...Parents are Don and Debbie Buckner ...Father is a retail manager and attended East Tennessee State University where he participated four years in track ...Mother is a certified public accountant and attended Georgia State where she played volleyball one season ... Has a younger sister, Christi ... Favorite food is filet mignon ... Favorite actress is Tara Reid ... Favorite actor is Adam Sandler.