15  Buki Baruwa
Buki Baruwa

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cary, N.C.

High School:
Green Hope HS

Height:
5-8

Position:
F/M


2008:Made 17 starts on the season, appearing in 22 matches overall...Finished the year with one goal and one assist, good for three points on the season. Scored and made an assist in the game versus The Citadel...Named to the 2008 Southern Conference Fall Academic All-Conference Team for the second straight season.

2007:Made a pair of starts on the season, appearing in 13 matches overall...Finished the year with three assists, two of which game in the game against Northern Colorado, where she assisted on half of the Catamount's four goals... Her three assists were tied for second on the team... Took a season-high two shots against Gardner-Webb and The Citadel... Of her nine shots, three were on target... Named to the 2007 Southern Conference Fall Academic All-Conference Team.

2006: Played in 17 matches ... Named to the TIAA-CREFF Fall Academic Team ... Named a 2007 Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports Scholar by Diverse ... Tallied her first career goal in the first half of the 3-1 win over Texas State (09/09) ... Ranked second on the team in shot percentage averaging .300 ... Fifth on the team in points with three ... Her three goals is good for seventh place on the team ... Scored a season-high two goals against The Citadel (10/08/06) and also tallied a total of four points.

2005: Appeared in seven matches as a freshman, with Western winning five of the seven ... Fired three shots, including two on goal for a .667 shot on goal percentage ... Named to the WCU Dean's List for both the fall of 2005 and spring of '06.

High School: Finished her high school career with 26 goals and 11 assists (63 points) for head coach Bobby Peterson at Green Hope High School ... Scored a career-high 13 goals her freshman season ... Followed up her rookie campaign with seven goals as a sophomore and six as a junior, with a career-best five assists during her third season ... Did not play her senior season in high school due to injury ... Named Academic All-Tri-Seven Conference as a sophomore ... Was a National Honors Society honoree in 2004 ... Served as the student council class vice president for four years, from 2002 through 2005 ... Was named in the "Who's Who Among American High School Students (2003-04). Club: Was the leading scorer in the 2004 Nike Shootout, leading her team to the championship ... Scored 17 goals and dished out a pair of assists (36 points) last season for head coach Michelle Miller's TFC Navy squad.

Personal: Buki Fatima Baruwa ... Daughter of Wasiu and Bisola Baruwa ... Is one of four children, with two older siblings and one younger.

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