2016-17 Sophomore Season: Outstanding student-athlete award • Finished in fourth place with a 59.12 in the 100-yard back vs. North Dakota • finished first place in the 100-yard back with a 57.19 at the Jean Freeman Invitational • posted three second place finishes at the Jean Freeman Invitational: 50-yard back (27.02), 100-yard back (56.47), and 200-yard back (2:00.20) • finished in second place during the 50-yard back with a 28.46 at the Minnesota Challenge.
2015-16 Freshman Season: Recorded career bests in the 200 free, 500 free and 200 back at the 2016 Minnesota Challenge • Tallied seven top-five finishes as a rookie • Competed for the Gophers in seven meets • Made her collegiate debut at Florida State.
High School: 2015 graduate of Maple Grove Senior High • Named to A-Honor Roll 9th-12th grade • Four-time academic letter winner • Six-time varsity swimming letter winner • Earned varsity letter in track and field in 2010 • Coached by Sara Goff and Tom Kuzmich at Minnetonka Swim Club • All-Conference 2009-2014 • All-State 2009-2014 • Academic All-American Team 2014, 2015 • Nominated for All-State Female Athlete of the Year • Holds high school records in 200 free, 100 fly and 400 free relay • Holds Maple Grove school record in the 100 free and pool records in 100 fly and 200 IM • Lists most memorable sports thrill as the time her 200 free relay team won a swim-off for eighth place at the high school state finals.
Personal: Born June 23, 1997 • Daughter of Paul and Lisa Buck • Has three brothers: Josh, Ethan and Anders • Enjoys musicals • majoring in psychology.
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