UNC Women's Basketball BIO
3 Megan Buckland
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REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON 2012-13
Returned from knee surgery to appear in 35 games at shooting guard • Started six games and was the team's primary scoring option off the bench • Averaged 5.7 points and 1.6 rebounds on the year • Was the team's top three-point shooter with a 35.6 percent (48 for 135) average from behind the arc that ranked 11th among ACC players • Scored in double figures on seven occasions, including a team-high 17 points in the NCAA tournament loss at Delaware • Made five 3s against the Blue Hens, one of three times she connected five times from deep • Made at least one triple in 21 games and made multiple 3s in 12 games • Scored in double figures in back-to-back wins at Boston College (Feb. 7) and Georgia Tech (Feb. 10) • Had a career-high 19 points in the first win over the Yellow Jackets on Jan. 13 • Scored a then-career-best 17 points against UNC Asheville on Nov. 25, a total that included five 3s • After not scoring in her first two games back from injury, exploded for 13 points in the Preseason WNIT semifinal win over Georgetown • Added nine in the championship game win at Iowa.

FRESHMAN SEASON 2011-12
Appeared in nine games and started five, averaging 6.9 points and 2.8 rebounds in 23.3 minutes per game • Missed the final 22 games of the season after suffering a torn ACL during the ECU game on Dec. 20 • Was granted a medical redshirt • Made 9-of-27 three-pointers and had a 21/12 assist-turnover ratio prior to the injury.

PREP/PERSONAL
Played varsity basketball for six years beginning in the seventh grade, first at Wesleyan Christian Academy for three years and then at Bishop McGuinness for three years • Also ran track and played volleyball • Member of the Fellowship for Christian Athletes and the National Honor Society • Six-time all-conference selection and five-time all-state pick • Ranked the No. 15 guard in the country and the No. 54 player overall by ESPN HoopGurlz • Led Bishop McGuinness to three straight 1A state titles from 2009-11, earning championship MVP honors each time • McDonald's All-American nominee • FILA All-American • Played in the North Carolina East-West All-Star Game as a senior • 2011 NCPreps 1A Player of the Year • Finalist for North Carolina Gatorade Player of the Year as a junior • An alternate for the USA U16 team as a sophomore • Ashley Megan Buckland is the daughter of Steve and Tammy Buckland • Born January 10, 1993, in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Position: Guard
Height: 6'0"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: High Point, N.C.
High School: Bishop McGuinness
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