Women's Swimming

 

  Molly Buckley
Molly Buckley

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Taunton, Mass.

High School:
Taunton

Height:
5-4

Event:
Free

Birthdate:
02/09/1981


Member of the school record holding 200-yard free relay and 200-yard medley relay teams ... ranks 10th all-time at UMass in the 100-yard fly (1:00.32).

As a Junior:

Placed ninth in the 100-yard free, 12th in the 100-yard fly, 15th in the 50-yard free at the Atlantic 10 Championships ... member of the second-place 400-yard free relay at the Atlantic 10 Championships ... ranked second on the team in the 100-yard free (53.30 at Atlantic 10 Championships), fourth in the 50-yard free (24.88 at the Atlantic 10 Championships) and fifth in the 100-yard fly (1:00.46 at Atlantic 10 Championships) ... named to the A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll and the UMass Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

As a Sophomore:

Member of three Atlantic 10 Championship relay teams including the 200-yard free relay (1:37.01), 200-yard medley relay (1:47.88, new UMass record) and the 400-yard free relay (3:32.89) ... named to the Atlantic 10 All-Championship team ... placed fifth in the 50-yard free (24.85 at the A-10's) ... named to the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll and the UMass Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

As a Freshman:

Ranked fourth on the team in the 50-yard free (25.06 vs. Fordham) and fifth in the 100-yard free (54.78 vs. Fordham) ... had a personal-best time in the 200-yard free (2:02.50 at Syracuse) ... named to the UMass Athletic Director's Honor Roll. Before UMass:

Four-year letterwinner at Taunton (Mass.) High School ... helped team to second place in the South/Central sectionals her senior year ... took second in both the 50-yard free and 100-yard fly at sectionalalsfinished fourth in the 50-yard frand sixth in the 100-yard free at the state championships ... had eight career top six finishes at the state meet ... set school records in the 50-yard and 100-yard free, 100-yard fly, 200-yard back and 200-yard IM and was a member of three relay teams which set school marks ... three-time team captain ... four-time Pilgrim Conference All-Star ... named to the Boston Globe All-Scholastic team three times ... two-time Boston Herald All-Scholastic team selection ... School Sports magazine 1999 Swimmer of the Year ... member of National Honor Society.

Personal:

Born February 9, 1981, in Taunton, Mass. ... daughter of Kevin and Kathleen Buckley ... majoring in English.

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    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Jan 3
    at Loyola Invitational 10:00 AM
    Friday, Jan 9
    at Rhode island Invitational 6:00 PM
    Saturday, Jan 10
    at Rhode island Invitational 10:00 AM
    Saturday, Jan 17
    vs Bryant 12:00 PM Senior Day
    Friday, Jan 23
    at Dartmouth Invitational 5:00 PM
    Saturday, Jan 24
    at Dartmouth Invitational 10:00 AM
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