AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2018
Made college debut vs. Cal State East Bay (9/16) as starter at left back, and played all 110 minutes of scoreless tie.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2017
Redshirted the season.
Competed for Juventus Sport Club in Redwood City, most recently as a member of Juventus Academy from 2014-17 ... 2014 Dallas Cup champion with Juventus Heat ... Also Cal North State Cup champion with Heat and Copa Chivas finalist in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.
A 2017 graduate of St. Ignatius College Preparatory in San Francisco ... Member of varsity soccer team as a freshman and senior ... Aided Wildcats to CIF Central Coast Section (CCS) Open Division and West Catholic Athletic League (WCAL) titles as a senior ... SI finished 17-3-1 overall and an undefeated 13-0-1 in league play while breaking WCAL scoring record with 58 goals ... 5-2 win over Carlmont (3/3) at Santa Clara University's Buck Shaw Stadium gave Wildcats first CCS crown since 1999 ... SI did not lose in new year (2017), and outscored foes 11-6 over three CCS victories ... Led SI in assists as a senior.
Born July 9 in San Francisco ... Parents are John and Lynda Buckley ... Has two older brothers named Padraig and Ronan ... Padraig was a member of UC San Diego soccer team from 2010-13 ... Bioengineering (biotechnology) major at Roosevelt College ... Hopes to become an engineer in the medical field after graduating from UC San Diego ... Most memorable soccer moment is winning Dallas Cup ... Favorite UC San Diego moment was celebrating the team's win over Cal State LA with the fans ... Enjoys going to the beach, playing FIFA video games and basketball, and reading ... Roots for Manchester United, and the San Francisco 49ers and Giants ... Favorite athlete is FC Barcelona and Argentina superstar Lionel Messi ... Top movie is Casablanca ... Listens to Bob Marley ... Loves blueberry pancakes.