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Kadeisha Buchanan

Kadeisha
Buchanan
#88D


Height: 5-6
Class: Jr.
Hometown: Brampton, Ontario
HS/Last School: Cardinal Leger Catholic

Bio

2014 (So.)
  • NSCAA/Continental Tire All-America First Team; only sophomore named to the first team and first sophomore in WVU history to score first-team accolades
  • Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy Semifinalist
  • Soccer America Women’s MVP First Team
  • TopDrawerSoccer.com Best XI First Team
  • ECAC Division I Women’s Soccer All-Star First Team
  • NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Central Region First Team
  • Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year
  • All-Big 12 First Team
  • Big 12 Tournament Defensive MVP
  • Big 12 All-Tournament Team
  • Academic All-Big 12 Soccer First Team
  • Voted Team MVP and Team Defensive MVP
  • Started all 20 matches available for at center back and helped the team post 12 shutouts, including five in Big 12 regular-season play, with four coming on the road
  • Tallied a career-high eight points on a career-best three goals and two assists
  • Three goals came in first seven games of the season, including WVU’s lone scores at No. 11 Penn State (Aug. 22) and against No. 16 Georgetown (Sept. 12)
  • Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 21)
  • Three-time member of the TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week (Sept. 30, Oct. 21, Nov. 11)
  • No. 5, TopDrawerSoccer.com Midseason Top 100
  • Named to multiple preseason teams: Preseason All-Big 12 Soccer Team, TopDrawerSoccer.com Preseason Best XI First Team, Soccer America Preseason All-America Team and CollegeSports Madness Preseason All-America First Team
  • No. 5, TopDrawerSoccer.com Preseason Top 100
2013 (Fr.)
  • NSCAA/Continental Tire All-America Second Team; first Mountaineer rookie to earn NSCAA All-America honors
  • NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Central Region First Team
  • TopDrawerSoccer.com Best XI Freshman First Team
  • Big 12 Defender of the Year
  • Big 12 Newcomer of the Year
  • All-Big 12 First Team
  • All-Big 12 Newcomer Team
  • Academic All-Big 12 Newcomer Team
  • Big 12 Soccer Championship Defensive MVP
  • Big 12 All-Tournament Team
  • Team Defensive MVP
  • Started all 23 matches at center back
  • Only Mountaineer to play all 2,151 minutes of season
  • Netted first career goal at Baylor on Sept. 29
  • Earned first career assist in win over TCU on Oct. 13
  • Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (Oct. 1)
  • TopDrawerSoccer.com Midseason No. 4 Impact Freshman
High School
  • Full Canadian National Team member
  • Standout defender at Cardinal Leger Catholic Secondary School under coach James Chambers
  • 11-A side champions in 2009 and ROPSSA champions in 2010
  • Also played flag football, volleyball and basketball
  • Played club for Brams United under coach Joe Nucifora
  • Silver medalist with full Canadian National Team at Yongchuan Cup in China (2013)
  • Represented Canada at the 2012 U-17 CONCACAF Women’s tournament, winning a Silver medal
  • Game MVP against Jamaica at U-17 CONCACAF (2012)
  • Guided club teams to league championship (2011), Ontario Cup titles (2008, 2011) and a national championship (2011)
  • Earned MVP honors at Gran Campon Del Torneo (2008-09)
  • Provincial wins in the Quebec Series (2010) and nationals (2010-11)
Personal
  • Daughter of Howard Tate and Melsadie Tate
  • One of 12 children
  • Birthday is November 5
  • 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup Best Young Player honoree
  • Current backline starter for the Canadian Women’s National Team
  • Member of the Canadian 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup roster
  • 2014 Canadian U-20 Player of the Year
  • 2013 Canadian U-20 Player of the Year
  • Majoring in criminology
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Dean’s List


Stats

SeasonClassGPStartShotsSOGGoalsAssistsYellow
Totals 4645267434
2013Fr222261112
2014So2019175321
2015Jr4431001


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