2016-17 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
Did not compete.
Indoors: Ran the 5000m at the Clemson and Tiger Paw Invitationals… finished sixth in her season-opener, with a season-best time of 18:53.32
Outdoors: Ran the 5K twice, finishing 13th at both the Spec Towns Invitational and Gamecock Invitational… turned in a season-best 19:05.68 at the Georgia meet… ended her season running the 3000m at the USC Open, finishing 11th in 10:55.10.
2016 Cross Country (Freshman)
Ran in four races during her first semester … Tallied her best collegiate 5K time in her debut in the Carolina Challenge, clocking a 20:01.20 and finishing 29th overall … Ranked 20th among Division I competitors at the 33rd Winthrop/adidas Invitational (20:17.5) … Helped South Carolina win the Gamecock Invitational, ranking fourth with a time of 12:20.10 … Posted her only 6K time of 24:00.3 in the Crimson Classic.
Specialized in the longer distances in track at Sacred Heart Academy, placing in the top 11 three times in the Kentucky State Meet in the 3200m … Posted her best 3200m time of 11:05.12 in the 2013 Eastern Relays … Won the 2016 Region 4 AAA 1600m with a time of In cross country, posted three top-25 finishes, including a best of seventh as a junior, in the Kentucky State Championship … Ran her top time of 18:38.23 in a fourth-place showing at the 2015 Lexington Catholic Invitational … Helped her cross country team win the 2014 KHSAA 3A title … Ran in four Foot Locker South Regionals … Ranked third at the 2013 AAU National Championships … A four-time honor roll member who earned KHSAA Academic All-State honors all four years too … Named to the Principal’s List in 2014-15.
Daughter of Joe and Nancy Buechler … Her father ran track and cross country at Auburn … Two uncles played tennis (Mark) and track/cross country (David) at Clemson … Has two siblings, older sister Julia and younger brother Paul … Chose SC over Georgia, Auburn and Northwestern because she loved everything the school had to offer both academically and athletically.