Cards overcomes a 7-1 deficit to tie the game at 7-7 in the fifth, but LSU prevails 13-9 in slugfest in Tucson Regional opener
Cards will face LSU Friday at 8:04 p.m. on ESPN
Katie Keller named Most Outstanding Player
Third-seeded Cards will meet top-seeded Knights Sunday at 12 p.m. (EDT)
Rachel LeCoq tosses a complete-game shutout, Keller connects on a grand slam and Duncan has a two-run homer in 8-0 win over USF
Louisville Softball v Boston | NCAA Regional
Louisville Softball v Wisconsin
Louisville Softball v Michigan
Louisville Softball v Kent State
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At Valparaiso (2012-13)
As a sophomore (2013): Played in 40 games with 39 starts... Second on team with a .349 batting average... Named to the Horizon League second team Hit four home runs... Had 20 RBIs and scored 20 runs... Earned league weekly honors (March 5)... Posted a .984 fielding percentage.
As a freshman (2012): Started 60 games for the Crusaders at designated player... Horizon League Newcomer of the Year... Earned a spot on the All-League First Team ... NFCA All-Midwest Region second team selection... Hit .382 with 26 runs scored and 52 RBIs on the season... 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).
High School/Travel: 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: Full name is Brittany Nichole Duncan... Daughter of Tim and Debbie Duncan... Major is special education ... Born March 25, 1993... Has an older sister, Brandy... Post college ambition is to work as a special education teacher in an elementary school... I chose UofL because I have two years left and I want to play the top competition in the United States and UofL has given me that opportunity... My greatest accomplishment so far is being able to play at the Division I level... The greatest challenge I've had to overcome was the transition from high school to college and being so far away from home... I am inspired by my father, because he has been my biggest motivator and I know I can always count on him to support me... Something people may not know about me is that I love to fish and be outdoors.