Kaitlin Buckley
Kaitlin Buckley
Height: 5-6
Year: So.
Hometown: Duxbury, Mass.
High School: Duxbury
Major: Business Administration
Event(s): Butterfly/Backstroke

As a sophomore: Became a three-time finalist at the NEC Championships in her second year with the Bulldogs ... Finished fifth in the 100 fly, seventh in the 100 free and 11 in the 100 back ... Swam season-best times in all three events ... Member of 400 free relay team that won gold and set a new NEC record at the conference championships ... Earned a silver medal with the 200 medley relay team and a bronze with the 400 medley relay team ... Helped Bulldogs set school records in both events ... Won her first two collegiate events against St. Francis ... Won both the 100 and 500 free ... Placed second in the 100 and 200 free events vs. Holy Cross ... Earned a pair of third-place finishes in the 100 fly vs. Providence and against Vermont ... Placed fourth in the 50 free against Wagner ... Earned a fourth-place finish in the 100 back vs. Providence with a time of 1:03.83 ... Claimed a fourth-place finish in the 200 back against Northeastern ... Helped the 200 medley relay team to a first-place finish and a pool record vs. Massachusetts.

As a freshman: Made an immediate impact during her rookie campaign, propelling the 200-yard free relay team to an All-Northeast Conference First Team selection ... Earned 31 points in the NEC Championships by finishing 4th, and setting a school record (58.09) in the 100-yard butterfly, 8th in the 100-yard backstroke and 12th in the 100-yard freestyle ... Competed in the Harold Anderson Invitational (12/3/10), where she finished the 50-yard freestyle in 25.38 and completed the 50-yard backstroke event in 29.35... Recorded a time of 1:02.81 in the 100-yard backstroke and a 2:18.99 mark in the 200-yard backstroke in a tri-meet with Siena and SFNY (1/15/11).

Before Bryant: A 2010 graduate from Duxbury High School, Buckley lettered in swimming all four years ... Team captain as a junior and senior ... Named to Boston Globe all-scholastic relay team in 2010 ... Patriot league sportsmanship award in 2010 ... Four-time league all-star ... Team captured league championship all four years ... National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Denise and John Buckley, Kaitlin Buckley was born on July 15, 1992 ... Sister, Ashley, runs track for Holy Cross.

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