9  Brandon Bucher
Brandon Bucher

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Monclova, Ohio

High School:
Anthony Wayne

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 170

Position:
F

Last Club:
Pacesetter


08/25/2010

Men's Soccer at No. 20/21 Indiana

Exhibition Aug. 22, 2010 Photos by Mark Hammitt


As a Junior (2009): Played in 14 of the 15 games, earning a starting position in the first five games... Placed one goal in the back of the net, which came in the tie against Detroit on September 18... Of his 11 shots, seven were on target, giving him a .636 shot on goal percentage, which ranked first on the team... Was a part of the offense that had 11.4 shots a game and scored 13 times on the year.

As a Sophomore (2008): Saw action in 17 games, earning eight starts ... Was in the starting lineup in XU's first four games of the season ... Recorded three shots on four separate occasions and finished tied for fourth on the team with 22 shots ... Tied for fifth on the squad in shots on goal ... put all three of his shots against Northern Illinois (9/12) on net ... Started XU's final three games.

As a Freshman (2007): Played in 18 matches and started nine times, including the last eight games ... Led the team with five goals and 12 points ... Honored as an Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team pick by league coaches ... Netted two goals in Xavier's 5-0 trouncing of IUPUI on September 16 ... Earned his first collegiate assist when he dished-out a helper on teammate Ricky Sutherland's game-winning goal against Western Kentucky on October 6 ... Scored his third goal of the season to put Xavier up 1-0 in the match's 40th minute at Rhode Island on October 12 ... Had a big night in Xavier's 3-2 come back victory over Temple on October 26. Bucher scored a goal to tie the score at 1-1 in the first half and he then dropped another assist to Sutherland for the game-winner in the 73rd minute ... Scored his fifth goal of the campaign to restore parity on November 9 vs. Duquesne. Bucher's goal sparked XU's comeback, which led to a 3-1 win over the Dukes ... XU was 3-1 when Bucher found the back of the net, and 4-1 when he recorded at least one point.

High School: Four-year letter winner for head coach Tom Shook ... Named to the NLL First Team during his sophomore, junior and senior years ... An NWOSSCA All-District First Team pick during his junior and senior years while earning Second Team honors during his sophomore year ... A Division I All-Ohio First Team selection in 2006 ... Earned mention as an All-Midwest Region First Team selection in 2006 as well.

Club Experience: A member of Pacesetter SC in Toledo, Ohio.

Personal: Majoring in business ... Son of Kirt and Doreen, stepmother Cindy ... Born November 12, 1988 in Monclova, Ohio.

CAREER STATISTICS
Year GP-GS Shots Goals GWG Assists Points
2007 18-9 28 5 0 2 12
2008 17-8 22 0 0 0 0
2009 14-5 11 1 0 0 2
2010 20-20 14 1 1 1 3
TOTAL 6-4 75 7 1 3 17
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