Sydney Buckley
Sydney  Buckley
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Colorado Springs, CO

High School:
Cheyenne Mountain HS

Height:
5-6

Event:
Free/Fly/Breast

Major:
Business


03/11/2018

Kitching's School-Record Headlines CSCAA National Invitational

Senior Wins 200-Yard Breaststroke With 2:12.01 Time

03/06/2018

Mean Green Preparing For Elite CSCAA National Invitational

North Texas Qualifies Eight Swimmers In 14 Events

02/23/2018

Mean Green Reach Podium On Day Three Of C-USA Championship

400 Medley Relay Team Takes Third

02/22/2018

Thurstin Ties School Record, Earns NCAA B Cut On Day Two Of C-USA Championship

Team Posts Six Personal-Best, 10 Season-Best Times

10/31/2017

Diving Into A New Role

Averie Ruiz Steps Up as Lone Junior Captain

2017-18:
Named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s List Honor Roll...Finished eighth in the B final of the 100 individual medley at the CSCAA National Invitational...Took seventh in the 100 fly and 21st in the 200 IM at the C-USA Championship
50 Freestyle
Posted a pair of sixth-place finishes in dual meets vs. Rice and TCU
100 Breaststroke
Finished fourth in the C final at the C-USA Championship with a time of 1:05.30...Posted a season-best time of 1:04.83 to take first at the Pre-Conference Time Trial...Won the B final at the Kansas Classic with a time of 1:04.91
100 Butterfly
Swam a season-best time of 55.54 to take seventh at the conference championship...Posted top-three finishes against SMU, TCU and Little Rock...Finished second in the B final at the Kansas Classic with a time of 56.79
200 Freestyle Relay
Helped the Mean Green to a sixth-place finish at the Kansas Classic with a season-best time of 24.42 in the opening leg
400 Freestyle Relay
Swam a season-best time of 54.37 to lead North Texas to a third-place finish against Little Rock
200 Individual Medley
Took fifth in the C final at the C-USA Championship with a personal-best time of 2:06.99...Finished sixth in the B final at the Kansas Classic with a time of 2:08.35

2016-17:
Named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s List Honor Roll...Finished 18th in the 100 butterfly and 100 breaststroke at the Conference USA Championships
50 Freestyle
Finished 22nd at the C-USA Championships with a time of 24.18...Set a career-best time of 24.11 in the preliminaries at the Phill Hansel Invitational
100 Freestyle
Swam a career-best time of 53.22 in the preliminaries at the Phill Hansel Invitational
100 Breaststroke
Clocked a season-best time at the C-USA Championships (1:06.16)
100 Butterfly
Swam a season-best time of 56.13 at the C-USA Championships... Finished second in a dual meet against No. 7 Texas A&M with a time of 57.46... Finished fifth in a dual meet against TCU on Jan. 27 with a time of 58.79
200 Freestyle Relay
Swam the second leg, helping her team to a second-place showing with a time of 1:40.55
200 Medley Relay
Helped her relay team to a time of 1:48.19 against TCU on Jan. 27, good for second place
400 Freestlye Relay
Helped her team to a time of 3:35.62 and a third-place finish in a dual meet against TCU on Jan. 27

2015-2016:

Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's List Honor Roll... Picked up individual wins in the 100 butterfly at Houston and at the triple-dual meet against Arkansas-Little Rock, Ouachita Baptist and Southern Illinois in Little Rock... Was part of relay wins at the triple-dual meet in Little Rock and the dual-meet against TCU... Finished 15th in the 100 butterfly and 17th in the 100 breaststroke at the Conference USA Championships
100 Butterfly
Placed third at Rice (58.30)... Won first place at Houston with a season-best time of 57.33... Finished 16th overall at the Phill Hansel Invitational in Houston with a time of 57.12 after posting a season-best time of 56.75 in the preliminaries... Also won first place at the triple-dual meet at UALR with a time of 57.82... Finished 15th overall at the Conference USA Championships with a time of 57.04
100 Breaststroke
Won the "C" final, placing 17th overall, of the Conference USA Championships with a season-best time of 1:06.10
200 Medley Relay
Was part of a relay team that won first place at the triple-dual meet at UALR with a time of 1:45.42... Was also a part of a relay team that won first place against TCU with a time of 1:44.60... Was also part of a relay team that placed second at SMU with a time of 1:43.43, the second-fastest by a North Texas relay team in the event that season

2014-2015:

Awarded the Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Medal with a GPA of 3.75 or better... Earned all-conference honors for a third-place finish in the 400 medley relay at the C-USA Championships... Was the team’s top performer in the 100 butterfly... Notched three individual wins, two in the 100 butterfly and one in the 50 butterfly... Was part of four relay wins, two in the 200 and one each in the 400 medley and 4x100 medley... Was part of fifth-fastest 400 medley relay in school history
100 Breaststroke
Placed third against Incarnate Word (1:09.00) and Rice (1:07.93)... Took fourth at Tulane (1:08.26)... Finished fourth at the Houston Invite (1:05.39)... Placed 13th at the C-USA Championships with a time of 1:04.82
200 Breaststroke
Placed fifth against Houston and Texas A&M (2:32.10)
100 Butterfly
Took first against Incarnate Word (57.84) and SMU (57.47)... Placed fourth against Rice (59.47)... Took fifth at TCU (58.62)... Placed 11th at the C-USA Championships with a team-best time of 55.13
200 Medley Relay
Took first against Incarnate Word (1:46.72)... Placed second at TCU (1:47.63)... Finished third at the Houston Invite with a time of 1:43.61, the eighth-best time in school history... Also finished third at Tulane (1:48.33)... Recorded a time of 1:43.70 at the C-USA Championships, the ninth-best time in school history
400 Medley Relay
Took first against SMU (3:49.67)... Placed third at the C-USA Championships to earn all-conference honors with a time of 3:43.28, the fourth-best time in school history

High School:
Was a three-time state champion in the 100 butterfly, claiming titles in Colorado’s 4A division from 2012-2014... Was an All-Colorado swimmer for the 4A class in 2014 ... Was a part of the 200 medley relay team that set the Colorado state record in 2013... Named Most Valuable Swimmer of her team in 2012 and 2014... Awarded Cheyenne Mountain High’s Swimming Athlete Excellence Award in 2014

Top Times
  • 50 free: 24.11
  • 100 free: 53.22
  • 100 breast: 1:04.82 (eighth-best performer in school history)
  • 100 fly: 55.13 (fourth-best performer in school history)
  • 200 IM: 2:06.99
North Texas Mean Green