Academic Notes: Majoring in civil engineering…Named to Grand Canyon region All-Academic team as a high school senior...4.25 high school GPA and class salutatorian (second out of 431 students in class)...CoSida/Capital One First Team Academic All-District 8 in 2012...Three-time Big Sky All-Academic Selection from 2011-13...Three-time Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete Award recipient in 2012 and 2013...Athletic Director Honor Roll in 2011-12.
2013 (Junior): Played in 18 games with 18 starts.. All-Big Sky Honorable Mention selection... NSCAA Women's Scholar All-West Region Honorable Mention selection... Apart of a defensive backline that allowed only 1.00 goals per match... Had one assist this season against Grand Canyon for one point on the season... Played every minute in 12 games.
2012 (Sophomore): Big Sky Defensive Player of the Week for Sept. 10-16...NSCA All-American...Played in all 19 games with 17 starts...Tied for second on team in games started...Totaled one goal for two points...Scored first collegiate goal to tie game against Florida Gulf Coast...Attempted five shots, placing one goal...Shots came against UNLV, Florida Gulf Coast, San Jose State, Southern Utah and CSU Bakersfield...Part of Lumberjack defense that recorded eight shutouts, six in conference play...Played every minute in 11 games, including nine consecutive games from Sept. 14-Oct. 14...Third on team in minutes played (1,515)...Played 100-plus minutes in five games.
2011 (Freshman): Played in 10 games with eight starts...Started final eight games of the season...Recorded assist on team's only goal against Weber State...Attempted two shots, placing both shots on goal, at Air Force and at Montana...Played every minute in seven games...Team allowed only nine goals in games played...Team was 3-2-5 in games played.
High School: Four-year letter winner and starter in soccer, two-year letter winner and starter in track and field…Team won soccer state championship in 2007-08 and 2010-11, finished second in the state in 2009-10…Named to Arizona Republic All-Arizona high school girls team for 2010-11...Named to All-Grand Canyon region girls soccer first team for 2010-11...Made the all-star team at Stanford camp vs. Stanford's team and made the all-star team at NAU summer camp in 2009 and 2010…Also played for Scottsdale Blackhawks club team…Finished third in state for 300 meter hurdles and sixth in state for 100 meter hurdles…Was first in region and third in state for girls track in 2009.
Personal: Diane Ellen Buzzard was born May 14, 1993 in Flagstaff, Ariz....Daughter of Anne and Mark Buzzard…Two older brothers, Brian and Keith…Mother, Anne, works as the development director in the NAU College of Social and Behavioral Sciences...Brother, Brian, played football at Northern Arizona...Hobbies include hiking and playing piano...Also considered Arizona, Cal Poly and Colorado School of Mines during the recruiting process.