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#3 Mairi Buchan
Position: Forward
Height: 6'2"
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Stirlingshire, Scotland
High School: Denny
Major: Biology (Pre-Med)

 

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Career Highs
Points: 23 (Dec. 2, 2012 vs. Dartmouth)
Rebounds: 9 (Four times)
Assists: 7 ( Jan. 15, 2009 vs. George Mason)

2012-13 (SENIOR): Named to CAA All-Academic First Team... Earned CoSIDA First Team All-Academic honors... Played in all 31 games and started in 10... Third on the team averaging 6.4 points per game... Third on the squad in free throw percentage (.765)... Totaled 22 blocks on the season which was the second-most of any Lady Monarch... Fourth on the team in assists (55) and in rebounding (3.1 per game)... Scored a career-high 23 points and made a career-high seven free throws in the win over Dartmouth (12/2) going 8-for-13 from the field... Racked up a career-high four blocks against James Madison (2/12) while also scoring 13 points and picking up seven rebounds... Nailed a pair of three-pointers and scored 10 points in the season-opening win at Virginia Tech (11/9)... Scored 13 points and had six rebounds along with three steals in the win over Northeastern (2/17)... Helped the Lady Monarchs defeat William & Mary (2/21) by scoring 13 points, adding four assists, and recording three steals.

2011-12 (Redshirt Junior): CAA All-Academic First-Team ... CoSIDA First-Team All-Academic ... Played in all 32 games starting in 17 ... Averaged 7.0 points and 4.3 rebounds per game ... Led the team in three-point shooting percentage (50 or more attempts) at 29.7 percent ... Second on the team in free throw percentage at 73.9 percent ... Scored 13 points and led the team with nine rebonds in the win over Wofford ... Scored eight points and contributed five rebounds against GSU...Against Northeastern scored six points and had six rebounds in the 73-70 victory ... Recorded 10 points and three rebounds at VCU ... Notched career-best 16 points in the win at Georgia State ... Had nine points, seven boards and four assists in win over George Mason ... Scored 10 points and tied career-best with nine rebounds against James Madison ... Poured in a career-best 20 points, 14 in the first seven minutes in the win at Hofstra ... Hauled in 12 points and eight rebounds vs. Towson.

2010-11 (JUNIOR): Redshirted

2009-10 (SOPHOMORE): CAA All-Academic First Team...Knocked in back-to-back running jumpers against CAA Player of the Year and All-Defensive honoree Elena Delle Donne in the final two minutes of the CAA Semifinal matchup vs. Delaware to propel ODU past the Fightin' Blue Hens...Scored 10 points, including eight in the second half in the semifinal game...Played in 32 of 33 games for ODU, including eight starts...Averaged 5.0 points and 2.8 rebounds per game in her second year...Netted season-high 14 points vs. Hampton (12/20) and added double figures in three other games, including 12 against defending national runner-up Louisville (11/28)...Went a perfect 6-for-6 from the free-throw line for a career-best night at the charity stripe, while also leading the team for the season with a 77.6% success rate (38-49)...Averaged 15.3 minutes per game as the top frontcourt reserve...Named to the VaSID Academic All-State Team...

2008-09 (FRESHMAN): CAA Rookie of the Week (3/8)...Played in all 30 games including 10 starts...Averaged 5.2 points and 3.3 rebounds per game in her first year...Netted career-high 15 points twice, vs. St. Mary's (11/15) and at William & Mary (1/22)...Scored in double digits four times...Grabbed career-high nine boards vs. St. Mary's (11/15)...Assisted on season-high seven buckets vs. George Mason (1/15)...Also had 10 points and eight rebounds in that game...Led team in blocked shots in five games...Led team in assists in three games...Went 5-of-6 from the field vs. William & Mary (3/4), the second best percentage of the year for ODU...Went perfect from long range twice, including a 3-for-3 night vs. UNC Wilmington (2/8)...Went a perfect 6-for-6 from the free-throw line vs. JMU (1/25)...Ranked third on the team in field goal percentage (.382) and blocked shots (0.6)...

PRIOR TO OLD DOMINION: Joins the long line of international student-athletes to play at Old Dominion... First Scottish female player to attend a Top 25 Division I university in the US...Represented Scotland on the U18 and U16 National Team and Great Britain on the U20 Team... Participated in the U18 European B Division Championships in Macedonia and with the U20 squad in Poland during the summer of 2008...Was a European Division C gold medalist competing in Aberdeen, Scotland in 2005 with the U18 team and in Luxembourg in 2006 with the U16 team...Averaged 18.4 points and 8.4 rebounds with the U18 Scottish team this past summer...Vice Captain of the U18 team...In 2007, posted 9.4 points and 8.6 rebounds with the U18 team...Poured in an average of 15.0 points and 14.8 rebounds with the U16 team in 2006....Averaged 18.2 points and 13.0 rebounds in 2005 with the U18 program...During the 2007-08 season while a member of Falkirk Fury was named Senior MVP, U18 MVP, and Female Player of the Year...Leading scorer in the Senior Women's National League at 26 points per game during the 2007-08 season, including a career-high 54 points in a U18 game...Helped the U16 team to the Scottish Cup in 2006 and the U18 Scottish Cup championship game in 2008...U18 Captain from 2005-08....Earned MVP honors in 2006-07 with the U18 team and during the 2005-06 season with the U16 squad... First player selected to the new 2012 Potential Programme in preparation for the 2012 Olympic Games in London...

PERSONAL: Born Mairi Cowan Stevenson Buchan on April 8, 1990...Daughter of Allan and Mairi Buchan...Has one brother, Cameron (18)...Majoring in Biology (Pre-Med).

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