Under Armour Women’s Basketball Athlete of the Week – Week 12
CJ BUCKLEY • CLACKAMAS
SOPHOMORE • GUARD
CJ Buckley, Century HS / Hillsboro, OR., averaged 27.0 ppg on 54.1% shooting to go with 6 rebounds, 4 steals and 7 assists in wins over Linn-Benton (11-14) and 3rd-ranked Umpqua (21-4).
She had a signature performance against Umpqua, scoring 36 points with 5 assists, 4 steals and 2 rebounds in the upset victory over the Riverhawks. Buckley scored 7 of team’s 10 points in overtime.
She is currently 3rd in free throws made (101), 7th in free throw percentage ( 78.3%) and 2nd in scoring (21.0 ppg).
"CJ has been tremendous for us all year!, exclaimed Cougar head coach Jim Martineau. "Her excellent play last week helped us to two huge wins, keeping us alive for post-season play. Her 36 points on Saturday against the 3rd ranked Riverhawks was a career high. Currently CJ is the leading scorer in the NWAC during region play at 23.6 points per game."