Player Profiles

Kadeisha                           Buchanan
Class: So.
Hometown: Brampton, Ontario
Height: 5-6
Sport: Women's Soccer
Position: D


At West Virginia in 2013
  • NSCAA/Continental Tire All-America Second Team; first Mountaineer rookie to earn NSCAA All-America honors
  • NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Central Region First Team
  • 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
  • Started all 23 matches at center back
  • Only Mountaineer to play all 2,151 minutes of season
  • Netted first career goal at Baylor
  • Earned first career assist in win over TCU
  • Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (10/1)
  • mid-season No. 4 Impact Freshman
  • Team Defensive MVP
In 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 U17 CONCACAF Women’s tournament, winning a silver medal
  • Game MVP against Jamaica at U17 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)
  • Daughter of Howard Tate and Melsadie Tate
  • One of 12 children
  • Birthday is November 5
  • Current backline starter for the Canadian Women’s National Team
  • 2013 Canadian U-20 Player of the Year
  • Enrolled in general studies
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Dean’s List
Buchanan’s Career Numbers
Year    M         MS       S          G         GWG   A          Pts       C/E
2013    23        23        6          1          0          1          3          2/0
Buchanan’s Single Game Career Highs
Shots   2 vs. TCU, 10/13/13
Shots on Goal 1 at Baylor, 9/29/13
Goals   1 at Baylor, 9/29/13
Assists 1 vs. TCU, 10/13/13
Points  2 at Baylor, 9/29/13

Related Articles

Buchanan Wins Ken Giles Award
Posted: 5.26.15

Buchanan Featured on Canadian Stamp
Posted: 4.29.15

Duo Named to Canadian World Cup Team
Posted: 4.27.15

Two Garner Soccer America Accolades
Posted: 1.20.15

Duo Named to Canadian Roster
Posted: 1.6.15

Buchanan Named to ECAC All-Star Team
Posted: 12.23.14

Buchanan Canadian U-20 Player of the Year
Posted: 12.17.14

Buchanan, Schwindel Earn All-America Honors
Posted: 12.5.14

Buchanan Hermann Trophy Semifinalist
Posted: 12.2.14

Buchanan, Lawrence Up for Canada Honors
Posted: 12.1.14

Big 12 Honors Women's Soccer Duo
Posted: 10.21.14

Wearing the Jersey: Kadeisha Buchanan
Posted: 9.7.14

Buchanan On Hermann Trophy Watch List
Posted: 8.6.14

Inspiring a Nation
Posted: 8.4.14

A Flash of Brilliance
Posted: 6.17.14

Buchanan Scores First International Goal
Posted: 5.9.14

Duo to Compete for Canadian National Team
Posted: 5.2.14

Buchanan, Canada Head to Cyprus Cup
Posted: 2.26.14

Buchanan, Canada Fall to USA
Posted: 2.1.14

Buchanan, Canada Set for Clash with USA
Posted: 1.30.14

Buchanan, Canada Capture Third Place
Posted: 12.23.13

Silva, Buchanan Honored Again
Posted: 12.19.13

Buchanan Canada's U-20 Player of the Year
Posted: 12.11.13

Canada Calls Up Buchanan
Posted: 12.5.13

Extra Time With Kadeisha Buchanan
Posted: 8.19.13

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