UCSD W Basketball BIO
12 Kim Buffum

AS A JUNIOR IN 2005-06: Converted five of six three-pointers en route to 17 points during the season opener against Alaska Fairbanks on November 16... had her best game of the season on December 2 as she scored a career-high 27 points while also pulling down four rebounds, dishing out five assists, and accounting for four steals while playing a season-high 36 minutes in an overtime win against Cal State Bakersfield... grabbed a career-high six rebounds at home against Northwest Nazarene on December 10... scored 10 points and tied her season-high with five assists during a December 13 win at Grand Canyon... notched 16 points on 6-for-10 shooting from the field at home against Cal State L.A. on February 3...

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2004-05: Played in all 27 games for the Tritons last season... averaged 7.5 points per game which ranked her fourth on the team... made a team-high 56 3-pointers... scored a season-high 14 points on two separate occasions, each time making four 3-pointers and one 2-point basket... averaged 1.4 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game... team was 7-0 in games that she scored in double-digits... scored 14 points in 78-58 win over Cal State L.A. at home on December 4... added 14 points in Judy Malone’s 300th career win on December 29 in the 86-70 victory over Western New Mexico... scored 12 points in the 79-53 win over Upper Iowa on November 20, in the 70-60 win over Sonoma State on January 28 and in the 83-80 win over Cal State Stanislaus... added 11 points in the 82-69 upset victory over Cal Poly Pomona at home on February 25... scored 10 points in the 92-66 win over Western New Mexico at home on December 18.... had a season-high five assists in each of the two wins over Cal State Bakersfield and Cal Poly Pomona at home.

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2003-04: Scored a career-high 22 points in the Tritons’ 88-63 win at home against Grand Canyon... scored 19 in the 12-point win over Central Washington on November 22... had 16 points in the loss at Chico State on February 20... went 6-for-10 from behind the three point arc in her 22-point performance against Grand Canyon on December 13... had career-high totals of eight assists and five rebounds in the 19-point victory over Humboldt State on December 29.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2002-03: Played in two games for UCSD during rookie season before missing the remainer of the season due to injury.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2002 graduate of San Clemente High School in San Clemente, Calif... lettered in both basketball and softball... member of four-straight South Coast League basketball championships while at SCHS... team won two CIF titles... was the team’s MVP, a McDonalds All-American nominee, second team All-CIF and All-Region and first team All-South Coast League honoree as a senior... was the President of the Sign Language Club and Athlete of the Year nominee... high school’s nickname was also the Tritons.

PERSONAL: Born October 30, 1983 in Laguna Niguel, Calif... parents are Austin and Lesley Buffum... has two older brothers named Geoff and Richard... is a Psychology major at Muir College... enjoys the beach and hanging out with friends in her spare time.


Position: Guard
Height: 5'9"
Year: Junior
City/State: San Clemente, CA
High School: San Clemente HS
Experience: 2 Letters
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