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2016 Olympian | 2013 NCAA Champion

Prior Olympics (finish): 2016 (6th place)

Seasons played at USC: 1 (2013)

USC CAREER
  • 2013 NCAA Champion
     

  • 2013 MPSF Tournament MVP
     

  • 2013 All-America Second Team
     

  • 2013 NCAA All-Tournament Second Team
     

  • 2013 All-MPSF Honorable Mention
     

  • 40 goals scored (third on team in 2013)
     

  • 2013 MPSF All-Academic Scholar-Athlete 
     

  • 2013 AWPCA All-Academic honoree

 

FAST FACTS:
  • Buckling was one of four eventual 2016 Olympians — from four different countries — on USC’s 2013 NCAA Championship team: Buckling (AUS), Flora Bolonyai (HUN), Anni Espar (ESP), Kaleigh Gilchrist (USA)
     

  • 2012 Australian Junior  Female Water Polo Player of the Year
     

  • Transfered to USC in 2013 from Sydney University
     

  • Before coming to USC in 2013, said seeing Cathy Freeman win 400-meter gold at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games was  her most thrilling sports moment