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#7 Jemma Buckley
Position: Midfield
Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Perth, Australia
High School: John XXIII College
  • ACC Player of the Week (Aug. 30, 2011)
  • NFHCA All-American (Third Team - 2010; First Team - 2011)
  • Womensfieldhockey.com All-American (Second Team -2010; First Team - 2011)
  • All-ACC Team (2010, 2011)
  • NFHCA All-Mid Atlantic Region (First Team - 2010, 2011)
  • NCAA All-Tournament team (2011)
  • ACC All-Academic Team (2010, 2011)

As a senior in 2011: Team co-captain...named an NFHCA First Team All-American, womensfieldhockey.com First Team All-American, to All-Mid Atlantic Region First Team, to NFHCA Senior Game and to the All-ACC Team...scored in 14 of the Terps' games, including four goals in team's NCAA Championship run, which landed her on NCAA All-Tournament team...drilled in equalizing goal off a corner with no time on the clock vs. No. 1 Old Dominion in NCAA Championship game...scored Maryland's final goal in the 59th minute vs. No. 2 Old Dominion in NCAA Semifinal...scored twice in Terps' NCAA First Round win over Iowa, including game-winner (Nov. 12)...got her fourth career hat trick at Rutgers in regular season finale (Oct. 30)...notched her second career defensive save vs. Drexel (Oct. 26)...scored as the horn sounded at No. 2 North Carolina (Oct. 22)...notched both of the Terps' goals at No. 8 Duke (Oct. 8)...scored twice vs. ACC opponent Virginia (Sept. 30)...notched two scores vs. Princeton (Sept. 27)...recorded third career hat trick vs. No. 19 Boston University on Aug. 26...performance earned her first ACC Player of the Week honor (Aug. 30)...notched a goal and two assists at Temple (Aug. 29)...notched another goal vs. No. 9 Michigan (Sept. 4)...scored in Terps' 6-3 win over Villanova in the Terrapin Invitational (Sept. 11)...had the assist on Fluharty's game-winning goal in overtime at No. 8 Boston College (Sept. 16)...named to ACC's All-Academic Team.

As a junior in 2010: Started all 24 games...named a Third Team All-American by the NFHCA and Second Team All-American by womensfieldhockey.com...also named to the All-ACC Team and All-Mid Atlantic Region First Team...finished the year second on the team in goals (22), points (55) and assists (11)...lead the team in shots (121) and shots on goal (73)...scored in 17 of 24 games...notched two hat tricks...the first was against Pacific on Oct. 10 and the second was in the ACC Championship game, which earned her a spot on the All-ACC Tournament team...notched five game-winning goals, including over No. 1 North Carolina (Oct. 23) and in double overtime of ACC Semifinals over Wake Forest (Nov. 5)...also notched a defensive save against New Hampshire on Sept. 11...was a strong part of Maryland's penalty corner unit...member of 2010 ACC and National Championship team...named to ACC's All-Academic Team and ACC Honor Roll.

Before Maryland: Member of Western Australian Diamonds State Team from 2004-2010...member of Australian U-21 squad from 2007-2009...played at University of Western Australia... in 2009 earned a spot on First All-Australian University team...played for Westside Wolves club team for 16 years...was the Wolves' top scorer and helped lead them to four Premier League champions (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008).

Personal: Jemma Buckley...daughter of Alan and Bernadette Buckley...sister, Elly, plays at Virginia...came to Maryland for the experience...lists playing for the Australian Junior National team as her biggest athletic thrill.

BUCKLEY'S CAREER HIGHS Goals: 3, (three times, last vs. at Rutgers, Oct. 30, 2011)
Assists: 2, (three times, last at Temple, Aug. 29, 2011)
Points: 8, vs. Pacific (Oct. 10, 2010)

BUCKLEY'S CAREER STATISTICS

 


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