Competed at the Texas A&M Reveille during the indoor season in the women's long jump, placing 11th overall ... Mainly competed in the women's triple jump during the outdoor season ... Placed first in the women's triple jump at the Horned Frog Invitational ... Finished 13th overall at the MWC Outdoor Championships in the triple jump ... Turned in a second-place showing at the TCU Invitational in the event.
Buckner did not compete during the 2009 indoor season ... Came back in the spring to compete in both the long and triple jump for the Flyin' Frogs ... She placed third in the women's triple jump at the Horned Frog Invitational ... Overall, Buckner competed in five different meets during the outdoor season, including both home meets.
Nimitz High School
Was a three-sport athlete at Nimitz High School in Houston, competing in cross country, basketball and track and field ... Buckner, who earned four letters on the track, was a two-time Academic All-District selection, while also earning Most Valuable Runner honors during her senior season ...