Sand Volleyball

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    Mary Buckingham
    Mary Buckingham

    Class:
    Graduate Student

    Hometown:
    Newport Beach, Calif.

    Last College:
    California

    Height:
    6-0

    Experience:
    TR

    04/14/2014

    Burnham and Hughes Win Gold Bracket at USAV Beach Collegiate Challenge

    Kelly Claes and Alexa Strange took home the title in the Silver Bracket

    04/12/2014

    No. 1 Women of Troy Go 3-0 at USAV Beach Collegiate Challenge

    The USC women's sand volleyball team extended its winning streak to 16 matches with three wins in Hermosa Beach

    04/05/2014

    No. 1 USC Extends Streak to 13 With Pair of 5-0 Wins

    The Women of Troy earned their sixth straight 5-0 sweep with wins against Bakersfield and San Jose State

    04/03/2014

    No. 1 Trojans Top Lions and No. 6 Bruins on Senior Day

    The top-ranked USC women's sand volleyball team extended its winning streak to 11 straight matches

    03/22/2014

    Burnham and Hughes Win Jack in the Box Rainbow Wahine Spring Challenge

    USC sand volleyball's tandem of Kirby Burnham and Sara Hughes picked up their second tournament title

    2014
    Mary Buckingham enters her first season with the Women of Troy.

    CALIFORNIA (INDOOR)
    Played briefly in three matches at California as a 2009 freshman outside hitter.

    HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB
    Buckingham was a four-year letterwinner at Newport Harbor HS in Newport Beach (Calif.)... as a senior captain in 2008, she made the Orange County All-Star Team, Newport Mesa Dream Team, and All-Sunset-League first team... as a 2007 junior, she made the Daily Pilot Dream Team, and All-Sunset-League second team... also lettered in track and field at Newport Harbor... played for the Orange County Volleyball Club and helped her team to the 2006 Volleyball Festival Championship title... current Trojans Kirby Burnham and Alexa Strange also prepped at Newport Harbor.

    PERSONAL
    Mary Katherine Buckingham was born on July 21, 1990, in Newport Beach, Calif.... parents are Jim and Mary Buckingham... father Jim was a four-year varsity sailor at California... has three siblings, brother Charlie, and sisters Sarah and Biz... brother Charlie was on the varsity sailing team at Georgetown... uncle Michael O'Brien played on the club men's volleyball team at California (1984-87) and won the club national championship in 1985... in the Annenberg master's program for communication management.