2012 Volleyball
Overall SSAC Streak Home Away Neutral
30-7 (.811) 14-0 (1.000) Lost 2 12-1 12-2 6-4
 
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#10 Sha Sha Buchanan
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Height: 5-10
Weight:
Class: JR
Position: MH
Hometown: Mobile, Ala.
Previous School: McGill-Toolen Catholic High
Career: Two-time SSAC All-Conference and All-West Division selection ... COBRA Magazine All-Southeast Region Team Honorable Mention in 2011 ... has appeared in 229 sets of 72 matches in two seasons ... 226 totals blocks (1.01 bps) ... 462 kills (2.02 kps) ... 44 assists, 58 aces and 145 digs ... career-highs of 15 kills versus Shorter and 11 blocks versus Lee University on 11/12/11 in the SSAC Tournament ... twice has tallied six digs.

2011: SSAC All-Conference ... SSAC All-West Division ... COBRA Magazine All-Southeast Region Team Honorable Mention ... appeared in 133 sets of 41 matches as a sophomore second on team with 287 kills (2.16 kps) ... led team and tied for 4th in SSAC with 126 total blocks (17 solo, 109 assists, 0.95 bps) ... tallied 23 assists, 26 aces and 90 digs ... season-highs of 15 kills versus Shorter and 11 blocks versus Lee University on 11/12/11 in the SSAC Tournament ... six digs versus Lee on 9/17/11.

2010: SSAC All-Conference ... SSAC All-West Division ... appeared in 96 sets in 31 matches of her true freshman campaign ... 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.


Season SP MP K K/SET E TA Pct A A/SET TA Pct SA A/SET SE TA Pct RE TA Pct DIG D/SET BS BA TOT B/SET BE BHE

2010 96 31 175 1.82 43 371 .356 21 0.22 52 .404 32 0.33 23 293 .922 0 8 1.000 55 0.57 21 79 100 1.04 4 5
2011 133 41 287 2.16 92 668 .292 23 0.17 63 .365 26 0.20 21 373 .944 0 4 1.000 90 0.68 17 109 126 0.95 11 3
Total 229 72 462 2.02 135 1039 0.314 44 0.19 115 .383 58 0.25 44 666 .934 0 12 1.000 145 0.63 38 188 226 1.01 15 8

  
 
2012 Volleyball Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
1Abby AllardFRDS5-3Belleville, Ill.Althoff Catholic
2Ginny HicksFROH5-10Salt Lake City, UtahJudge Memorial Catholic High
3Savannah BecnelFRMH/RS5-11Metairie, La.Metairie Park Country Day
4Brianne Nelson*FRRS/DS5-3New Orleans, La.De La Salle High
5Meredith DonaldJRLibero5-5Mobile, Ala.McGill-Toolen Catholic High
6Sami MaurerSOOH5-10St. Louis, Mo.Cor Jesu Academy
7Taylor LahaskyFROH5-7New Iberia, La.Catholic High (New Iberia)
8Mallory RaulersonFRS/DS5-10Mobile, Ala.McGill-Toolen Catholic High
10Sha Sha BuchananJRMH5-10Mobile, Ala.McGill-Toolen Catholic High
12Maddie LaForgeSOOH5-11New Orleans, La.Academy of the Sacred Heart
13Taryn NashJRS5-9Independence, Mo.Truman High
17Sami HantakFRRSH6-2St. Louis, Mo.Rosati-Kain High
18Jalen Jones*FRMH/RS6-2Baton Rouge, La.Episcopal High
19Megan HaberSOMH6-0Lillian, Ala.Foley High
* Redshirt
Dr. Peggy Martin - Head Coach - 4th season
Caitlin Pankratz - Grad Assistant - 2nd season
Yiting Cao - Student Assistant - 1st season
Abbey Roam - Student Assistant - 1st season
Rachel McMullen - Manager - 1st season
 
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