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Micayla Buckner

Micayla  Buckner


High School:
Naaman Forest HS



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Played at Garland's (TX) Naaman Forest High School for coach Chad Huddleston ... Lady Rangers won the 2014 District 11-5A championship ... Finished the 2014 season at 21-5 ... Buckner averaged 11 points, 12 rebounds, two assists and one block per game as a senior ... Three-time first-team all-district selection ... District 11-5A Defensive Player of the Year in 2011-12 ... In February 2013, she was named Dallas Morning News' Player of the Week after leading a comeback over Rowlett, which was previously undefeated in district play ... She scored nine of her 16 points in the fourth quarter as Naaman Forest beat Rowlett, 53-48, then followed that with 20 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks in a victory over Garland ... McDonald's All-American nominee ... As a junior, she averaged a double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds per contest ... Also played volleyball (middle blocker) and was named the district's Most Valuable Defensive Blocker in 2012-13.

Full name is Micayla Latrece Buckner ... Daughter of Michael and Latrece Buckner of Garland, Texas ... Born Sept. 11, 1995, in Dallas ... Has three siblings, Johnathan, Michelle and Mica Buckner ... Chose Baylor because "it's a big-time school with a great academic and basketball program, and it's not too far from home so my family will be able to make a lot of my games" ... Selected Baylor over Arizona, Michigan, Texas Tech, UNT ... Likes to watch Netflix and eat in her spare time ... Corporate communication major ... Wants to be involved with sports in some way as a career.

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