Andrea Buckner
    Andrea Buckner

    Hometown:
    Yorba Linda, Calif.

    High School:
    Esperanza

    Height:
    5-8

    Coach:
    Volunteer Student Assistant

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    CROSS COUNTRY/TRACK & FIELD ACCOLADES

  • 2006 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VIII First Team
  • 2006 George Ilg Memorial Award
  • 2006 Mr. Bulldog Scholarship Designee
  • 2006 Captains Award (team)
  • 2006 Xbox Live WAC Cross Country Runner of the Week (Oct. 17)
  • 2005 WAC Outdoor Steeplechase Champion
  • Two-time Most Valuable Runner (team award)
  • Two-time WAC All-Academic
  • Two-time WAC Scholar-Athlete
  • Two-time Fresno State Scholar-Athlete
  • Dean's List

    Fresno State Cross Country
    Junior (2005): Garnered Second Team All-WAC honors ... qualified for third straight NCAA Western Region ... top harrier in all seven races ... at the NCAA 's, placed 67th overall out of 199 runners with a time of 22:09.2 -- just six seconds off her personal-best mark set at the 2004 NCAA Western Region ... at the WAC Championship, finished eighth out of 62 runners with a time of 18:12.9 ... at UC Riverside Invite, was 10th out of 92 runners and posted a career-best 5K time of 18:11.2. -- good to rank 18th overall in the school's all-time 5K list ... at the CS Stanislaus Invitational, captured first career invitational win with a 6K time of 22:30 ... the three-time NCAA Regional qualifier who owns career-best times of 18:11.2 (5K) and 22:03 (6K) with one blue ribbon and one second-place finish ... over last two seasons, has been Fresno State's top harrier in 14 consecutive meets. Sophomore (2004): Top finisher for the Bulldogs in all seven races ... ran season-best 5K time of 18:18 at Riverside Invitational ... had two top five finishes (Cal Poly Invitational, 5th; Bronco Invitational, 2nd) ... placed 16th at the WAC Championships (18:35) ... at NCAA Western Regional, finished 57th overall (22:03). Freshman (2003): Emerged as the No. 2 runner on the team in her first year running cross country ... improved times at every meet and peaked with then personal-best records in the 5K and 6K at the end of the season ... placed 23rd overall at the WAC Championships with a time of 18:47 ... qualified for the NCAA Regional and finished 69th (22:23).

    Fresno State Track and Field
    Junior (2006): Despite missing much of the season due to injury, owned the team's best time in the 3,000-meters (11:02.38) and 5,000-meters (18:36.94). Sophomore (2005): Advanced to NCAA Regionals in the steeplechase, where she placed 19th ... WAC champion in the steeplechase, running a career-best time of 10:30.89 ... also crowned steeplechase champion at the Cal-Nevada Championships ... led team in 5,000-meters with a career-best time of 17:02.28. Freshman (2004): Second on the squad in three different distance events: 5000-meter (17:53.92), 3000-meter (10:21.30) and steeplechase (11:09.05).

    Esperanza High School: Was a two-year letterwinner in track ... placed second in the Sunset League in the 400 meter ... also lettered four years in soccer as a defender.

    Personal: Born June 14, 1984, in Orange, Calif. ... parents are Nancy and Patrick ... has one brother, David ... member of the Delta Gamma sorority ... lists her mother as the person she admires most because she is her best friend.

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