Scott Buete
Scott Buete

Player Profile

Bowie, Md.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 160



As a Senior 2003: True hustle player ... described as the team's heartbeat ... first team NSCAA All-American ... CSTV and second team All-America selection ... All-ACC First Team ... able to defend or go forward ... third all-time in career assists at Maryland (24) ... named to the Diadora Challenge All-Tournament Team for his play against Furman and Butler (8/31) ... Maryland/adidas Soccer Challenge Defensive MVP (9/7) for his strong defensive presence against No.1 UCLA and American ... College Soccer News Player of the Week (9/8) ... two-time member of the Soccer America Team of the Week (9/10, 11/5) ... slid a pass from the middle of the field to Abe Thompson for an assist against Loyola (9/10) ... scored first goal of the season against George Mason (9/24) ... notched game-winner with blast into lower left corner against Georgetown (10/8) ... tallied an assist against UConn (10.12) ... buried team's fourth goal against Clemson (10/26) ... sent a through ball that was finished by Jason Garey against Ohio State for the game-winner (11/7) ... named to the ACC All-Tournament Team ... including this season's run, has played in 10 NCAA Tournament games in his career.

As a Junior in 2002: One of the Terps' three tri-captains ... started every game except the Mount St. Mary's game ... registered two goals and tallied eight assists ... second-most assists on the team ... tied for fourth on Maryland's career assists list with 21 ... scored game-winner against No. 7 Clemson (10/26) ... first goal of the season came in team's opener against Rhode Island (8/30) ... notched assists against Virginia Commonwealth (9/6) on Erwin Diaz's game-winner, as well as vs. No. 8 Loyola (9/11), at NC State (9/15), vs. William & Mary (9/18), vs. Manhattan (9/25), at George Mason (10/19), vs. NC State in the ACC Tournament (11/15) and vs. No. 7 Virginia in the ACC final (11/17).

As a Redshirt-Sophomore in 2001: Named Terps' tri-captain in the spring ... scored three goals and four assists ... lifted the Terps to NCAA second round with his goal against Notre Dame (11/23) in the 88th minute ... made the 2001 Virginia Soccer Classic All-Tournament team after posting a solid effort and scoring his first goal of the season against Liberty (9/2) ... earned Co-ACC Player of the Week (10/22) and Soccer America Team of the Week for his game-winner to upset then-No. 10 South Carolina (10/19) ... credited with two assists in 5-1 win against American (9/9) ... played 17 games, missing only the Virginia game (11/4) with a left medial collateral ligament strain... has started every game but one since his arrival in College Park ... returned to the Terps after redshirting last season with a stress fracture in the fifth metatarsal bone in his right foot.

As a Sophomore in 2000: Played in three games, starting all three before suffering a stress fracture in the fifth metatarsal bone in his right foot and taking a medical redshirt ... scored one goal in the South Florida game (9/3) and had one assist against Jacksonville (9/1), both in the Virginia/Coca-Cola Classic ... earned Virginia/Coca-Cola All-Tournament team honors.

As a Freshman in 1999: Started 19 out of 20 games ... his game-winning goal came in Maryland's 1-0 defeat of Virginia at Ludwig Field (9/12) ... also scored against Marshall (9/8) ... a midfielder, he averaged 0.33 assists per game ... his career-high three points came in Maryland's 4-0 win over Marshall (9/8) ... was second only to leading scorer Taylor Twellman in assists in 1999 for Maryland with eight ... the ACC Player of the Week for Sept. 13, Buete also received Soccer America Team of the Week recognition for his performances against Marshall and Virginia ... named to the ACC honor roll.

Before Maryland: A 1999 graduate of Bowie High School, Buete was a four-year letterman in soccer ... helped his team to the Prince George's County championship in 1995, '96 and '97, and as far as the Maryland state finals in 1997 ... scored 31 goals and tallied 16 assists while at Bowie ...named the MVP in the midfield in 1997 and offensive MVP in 1998 ... a 1998 finalist on the U.S. Under-18 National Team, Buete also played for the Baltimore Stars club team and was part of the Maryland Olympic Developmental Program's U.S. Regional Team for seven years ... entered his high school's hall of fame in 1997-98 and was a High School Academic Athlete from 1995-98 ... a 1997-98 first team all-state pick, he was also selected to the National Soccer Coaches' Association of America's All-South team in 1998 ... the Washington Post named Buete to its All-Met first team, while The Prince George's County Journal chose him for Player of the Year honors in 1997 and 1998 ... was a member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society in high school ... in 1998 earned honorable mention status as a Maryland Distinguished Scholar

Personal: The son of Gary and Anne Buete, Scott is the youngest of four boys: Tony (38), Gary (32), and Robby (30) ... Buete was born on July 23, 1980 in Phoenix, Ariz. ... he admires his parents for their guidance and points to Ben Olsen as his favorite athlete for the speed of his game and his intensity and effort ... Buete is majoring in marketing ... his full name is George Scott Buete.

Career Statistics
Year    M-S    G    A    Pts    GWG    Sht
1999   20-19   2    8    12      1      9
2000*   3-3    1    1    3       0      7
2001   20-19   3    4    10      1      9
2002   25-24   2    8    12      1     12
2003   24-24   3    3    9       2     25
Totals 92-89   11   24   46      4     62
* Redshirt Season