1998 Season: Spikeoff Tourney MVP: 35 kills, 36 digs, 4 aces & 13 total blocks with 3 double-doubles ... Oregon Nike Tourney MVP: .464, 75 kills, 6 aces, 11 total blocks & 38 digs ... Fresno State Invite all-tourney ... opened season with 7 straight matches in double-figure kills & averaged 4.33 kpg (117 kills in 27 GP) ... shared team lead in aces (35), second in digs (269) & third in TB (73) ... season-best 7 block assists vs. San Diego State while tying season-high 7 total blocks vs. SDSU and Gonzaga ... career-best 32 kills vs. Cal Poly ... had career-highs with 24 digs vs. New Mexico, 7 assists vs. Sacramento State, 5 aces vs. Marshall ... had first collegiate 20-plus & 30-plus kill match vs. Cal Poly ... had 10+ kills in 18 matches, 10+ digs in 13 & 11 double-doubles ... had one 20+ dig match ... in career, has 10+ kills in 29 matches, 10+ digs in 20 & 15 double-doubles ... ranks #7 in career block assists (169) at Fresno State.
1997 Season: Saw time as a starter in the middle and on the right side ... had a career-high 16 kills vs. CS Fullerton ... added a personal-best nine block assists against Sacramento State and also had nine total blocks vs. TCU and Sacramento State ... hit a career-best .348 (13-5-23) against TCU ... also posted career-highs in assists (4) vs. SMU and service aces (3) vs. Rice ... tied her career-high in digs with 13 against San Diego State and San Diego ... recorded 10 or more kills in 11 matches with 10-plus digs in six ... finished second on team in total blocks (98), fourth in kills, and fifth in digs.
1996 Season: Top reserve player who saw time as a starter ... recorded a season-best eight kills and five total blocks vs. Sacramento State ... had season-best 13 digs vs. New Mexico ... recorded first collegiate kill against George Washington and first collegiate block against UC Santa Barbara ... notched first match in double-figure digs (13) against New Mexico.
Gresham HS: Two-sport letterwinner in volleyball and track at Gresham High School ... three-year varsity starter in volleyball ... two-time first team All-Mt. Hood Conference ... helped GHS to a state championship title with a 32-5 record her junior year ... squad finished second in state with a 35-5 record her senior year ... directed team to two Mt. Hood Conference titles ... two-time second team all-state pick ... named tournament MVP at the national tournament in Las Vegas as a senior.
Personal: Born October 13, 1978 ... parents are Wayne and Becky Buckelew ... has an older brother, Matt ... father played basketball for Columbia Christian (1972-74)... hobbies include hiking, drawing, and painting ... played club volleyball with Nike Northwest Juniors ... majoring in art.
Buckelew's Career Record