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Kayla Buford
Kayla  Buford

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Canton, Mich.

High School:
Canton HS

Height:
6-2

Position:
Middle Blocker


11/04/2016

Gopher Spotlight: Beal, Beckley, Buford

Gophersports.com caught up with Maddie Beal, Sophie Beckley and Kayla Buford in this recent Gopher Spotlight.

04/08/2016

Buford, Handley Make CNT-Indy Roster

Minnesota will have two representatives on this team in middle blocker Kayla Buford and setter Erica Handley.

08/26/2015

Gopher Spotlight: Kayla Buford

Gophersports.com caught up with new Gopher Volleyball member, Kayla Buford

09/24/2015

Kayla Buford Photo Gallery

Kayla Buford Photo Gallery

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2016 • SOPHOMORE SEASON
Saw action in the Iowa match during her sophomore season. 

2015 • FRESHMAN SEASON

Made her collegiate debut vs. Texas A&M (8/29) • saw action against Sam Houston State (9/19) • saw action against No. 1 Penn State (9/26).

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB
Played for Canton High School and the Premier Volleyball Academy • playing one year with Canton High School, helped the Chiefs to a 32-13-1 division championship record when she had 81 kills and 73 total blocks played three years at the Premier Volleyball Academy, including two with its 18-Onitsuka team • in 2014, Premier and Buford took second at nationals, while playing in Nicaragua her junior year.

PERSONAL
Born June 29, 1997 daughter of Tamika Higgins and Kevin Buford • graduated from Canton High School in 2015 and was the president of her high school's DECA chapter • interested in majoring in supply chain management.


Kayla Buford's Career Statistics
Season SP-MP K K/S E TA Pct. A SA Digs TB Pts
2015 4-4 0 0.00 1 1 -1.000 0 0 0 3 (0-3) 1.5
2016 1-1 1 1.00 0 1 1.000 0 0 0 0 (0-0) 0
Career Totals 5-5 1 0.50 1 1 .000 0 0 0 3 (0-3) 1.5



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