#24 Nicole Duncan

INF/C | Junior | 5-7 | R/R | Centralia, Mo. | Centralia HS

2019 | Sophomore

Appearaned in 55 of 58 games and made 52 starts … Transitioned out from behind the plate to second base on Feb. 15 versus Northern Colorado and started 26 games in the four position before moving to third there she started for the remainder of the season … Batted .165 on the season, registering 18 hits in 109 at bats … Scored 22 runs and earned 14 RBI … Recorded 71 putouts and 86 assists (second on the team in both categories) … Was hit-by-pitch 17 times, a single-season high by any Razorback.

2018 | Freshman

Made six appearances as either a catcher or pinch hitter … scored one run and registered one putout behind the plate.

Before Arkansas

After a senior season in which she hit .337 with seven home runs and 29 RBI for Centralia (Mo.) High School, Duncan was named to the Class 2A All-State First Team. In addition to all-conference and all-district accolades, she earned a place on the Premier Girls Fastpitch (PGF) All-Central Region Team. From her catcher’s position, Duncan threw out 14 of 16 runners and bookended her prep career with state titles in 2013 and 2016. An academic all-state honoree, she was also a four-year varsity member of the Centralia basketball team.

Personal

Nicole is the daughter of Delwyn and Mary Duncan, and has two siblings, Amber and Devan. Duncan played travel ball for the DeMarini Aces and is majoring in Food, Health and Nutrition at Arkansas.