Heather Buckwald begins her first season as a student manager for the Ohio University soccer program in 2014.
Buckwald spent the previous two seasons competing on the pitch as a forward for the Bobcats. A nursing major, she earned Dean's List recognition for both the fall 2013 and spring 2014 semesters.
Prior to arriving in Athens, Buckwald was a four-year letterwinner at Cloverleaf High School, helping the squad win back-to-back-to-back league championships in 2008, '09 and '10. She garnered First Team All-League and First Team All-County honors. Buckwald also played club soccer for Ohio Premier.
Born November 5, 1993, Buckwald enjoys shopping, spending time with friends and family and listening to Justin Bieber. She was a member of the National Honor Society in high school.