3 - Spencer Buckley
Spencer Buckley
Height: 6-5
Weight: 200
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Coto de Caza, Calif.
High School: Santa Margarita
Position: Outside Hitter

 

High School                                                                                                                      Graduated in 2011 from Santa Margarita Catholic High School ... Earned three Varsity letters during his time for the Eagles (one as a middle blocker and two as an outside hitter) … Was the team captain during his Junior and Senior years … Trinity League Champions all three years … CIF semi-finalist in 2010 and CIF Finalist in 2011 … As  a sophomore, made second team All-League … as a junior selected to First Team All-League … During his Senior year, led his team to an OC Championship Tournament first place finish, garnering MVP status along the way … First place and All-Tournament selection at Santa Barbara Tournament of Champions … OC Varsity player of the week … All County first team … Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 … Trinity League MVP, All–CIF and voted First Team All-American by volleyball magazine.

Club                                                                                                                                           Played for the Orange County Volleyball Club ... Was named captain of the 16, 17, and 18 year old teams during his time on each squad ... Finished in fifth place in the 2011 Junior Olympics, being named to the All-Tournament Team ... Was also named to the 2008 All-Tournament Team at the Junior Olympics ... Also saw time in International play, earning a gold medal representing the USA in 2011 at the High Performance Beach Championships. 

PERSONAL
Born Apr. 28 , 1993 ... Parents are Keri and Clive Buckley ... Has three siblings: Austin, Makenna, and his twin, Blake ... Nicknamed "Big Buck" and "Courtney" ... A Communication major, Spencer aspires to play volleyball professionally and find a communications career in advertising ... Is an avid Chicago Cubs fan ... In his free time, enjoys playing beach volleyball and golfing ... A self proclaimed movie buff, lists his favorite film as The Shawshank Redemption ... Enjoys listening to "Kid Cudi" ... Favorite book is Moneyball ... His favorite athletic moment was getting accepted into UCSB to play on the volleyball squad.

Graduated in 2011 from Santa Margarita Catholic High School.  Played on varsity for three years (One as a Middle Blocker and Two as an Outside Hitter) … captain junior and senior years… Trinity League Champions all three years … CIF semi-finalist in 2010 and CIF Finalist in 2011 … as sophomore made second team All-League … as a junior selected to First Team All-League … Senior year – First place and MVP at OC Championships … First place and All Tournament selection at Santa Barbara Tournament of Champions … OC Varsity player of the week … All County first team … Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 … Trinity League MVP, All –CIF and voted First Team All-American by volleyball magazine.

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