2011 Volleyball
Overall SSAC Streak Home Away Neutral
40-3 (.930) 14-0 (1.000) Won 1 13-0 11-0 16-3
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#10 Sha Sha Buchanan
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Height: 5-10
Class: SO
Position: MH
Hometown: Mobile, Ala.
Previous School: McGill-Toolen Catholic
2010: Appeared in 96 sets in 31 matches of her true freshman campaign ... SSAC All Conference ... SSAC All West Division ... 175 kills with a .356 attack pct. ... 21 assists ... 32 service aces (.922 serve pct.) ...55 digs ... led team and 6th in SSAC with 100 total blocks ... 2nd in SSAC and 47th in NAIA with 1.04 blocks per set average ... season-high 12 kills vs. Shorter in SSAC semifinals on  11/13/10 ... 6 digs vs. St. Thomas (Texas) on 10/1/10 ... 3 aces vs. Lindsey Wilson  on 10/8/10 ... 10 total blocks vs. Loyola (La.) on 9/14/10 ... perfect 6-for-6 in attacks vs. Mobile on 11/4/10.

High School: Two-sport star at Mobile's McGill-Toolen Catholic High School under coaches Gretchen Boykin (volleyball) and Lindsey Weems (basketball) ... Kiwanis Club Volleyball Player of the Week junior and senior seasons ... All Tournament team selection at the Juanita Boddie Tournament in junior and senior years ... tabbed All Mobile County two years and All Region selection three years ... 2nd team Mobile Press-Register Super 12 in junior year and 1st team senior year ... 2nd team All State junior year and 1st team All State senior season ... Alabama "Elite Eight" All Tournament team ... nominated to Alabama North/South All Star Sports Week in Huntsville, Ala., for South All Star team ... Kiwanis Club Girls Basketball Player of the Week in three seasons ... All Mobile County two years and All Region three years ... Press-Register Sweet 16 Honorable Mention twice ... MVP of Mobile Christian Academy Christmas Tournament and All Tournament team at the Eddie Holmes Tournament in junior year ... MVP of the Eddie Holmes Tournament in senior year ... nominated to the Alabama North/South All Star Sports Week on South All Star team ... McGill's Athlete of the Year and Student-Athlete Award winner in 2010 ... 1st Runner Up Female Athlete of the Year for the Mobile Area Coaches' Association and Azalea City Kiwanis.

Personal: Majoring in Marine Biology ... born Shaniqua Buchanan, but known as Sha Sha to her friends ... also plays basketball at SHC under Head Coach Karen McConico ... favorite food is "EVERYTHING!" ... favorite movie is Love & Basketball ... favorite TV shows are Bad Girls Club, Pretty Little Liars, Make It or Break It, Nine Lives of Chloe King, Keeping Up with the Kardashians and Khloe & Lamar ... favorite musicians are Chris Brown and Justin Beiber ... favorite pro athletes are Misty May, Carrie Walsh and Dwayne Wade ... enjoys "hanging with friends and going to parties"  ... likes football, but only if she "is watching her brother play" ... "I have many ideas [on a career], but I'm not set on a particular one just yet" ... dreams of playing in the WNBA or overseas ... "I loooooooooooovvvvvvvveee candy!!! I always have a bagful of candy whenever we go out of town for games. I also eat Scooby Doo Gummies and Gushers during halftime of my basketball games" ... also claims "I'm an awesome person and everyone loves me" ... sister of Jereme Jones and Vincent "DJ" May ... daughter of Ester Buchanan.
2011 Volleyball Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
1Jaime HallSOOH5-10Grand Bay, Ala.Faith Academy
2Jessica HallSOOH5-10Grand Bay, Ala.Faith Academy
4Abbey RoamSROH6-0Lebanon, Mo.Mo. St. West Plains
5Meredith DonaldSOL/DS5-5Mobile, Ala.McGill-Toolen Catholic
6Sami MaurerFROH5-10St. Louis, Mo.Cor Jesu Academy
7Cassandra Marchand-StewartSROH/MB5-11Grand Bay, Ala.Alma Bryant High
8Sarah Jane WintertonFRDS5-8Lake Charles, La.St. Louis Catholic High
10Sha Sha BuchananSOMH5-10Mobile, Ala.McGill-Toolen Catholic
12Maddie LaForgeFRS/RS5-11New Orleans, La.Academy of the Sacred Heart
13Taryn NashSOS5-9Independence, Mo.Truman High
15Sarah StaceySRDS/OH5-9New Berlin, Wis.New Berlin Eisenhower
16Yiting CaoSRRS6-0Shanghai, ChinaShanghai Tech/Illinois Central
17Sami HantakFRMH6-2St. Louis, Mo.Rosati-Kain High
18Holly ShultisSRMB6-0Pewaukee, Wis.Waukesha North
19Megan HaberFRMH6-0Lillian, Ala.Foley High
Dr. Peggy Martin - Head Coach - 3rd season
Melissa Williams - Grad Assistant - 2nd season
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