AT CONNECTICUT: Has appeared in 33 tournaments as a Husky, averaging 75.45 in 89 rounds and capturing two tournament titles... Named a 2008-09 and 2009-10 BIG EAST Academic All-Star... Named All-Big East, All-Northeast Region and All-New England during the 2009-2010 season.
FALL 2011: Played 17 rounds in six tournaments and averaged 73.7 strokes. Won The Hartford Hawk Invitational with scores of 74, 70, and 69...came out on top of a four-hole playoff to earn the victory for UConn. Finished in the top ten in two other tournaments.
SPRING 2011: Played in three tournaments, best finish was at the Big East Men's Golf Championship where he finished 42nd...averaged a per round score of 75.81 for the entire 2010-2011 season.
FALL 2010: Competed in five tournaments, averaging a score of 74.5...Finished 2nd at The Connecticut Cup.
SUMMER 2010: Tied for 20th at the prestigious Monroe Invitational in Pittsford, New York, including a third round 68.
SPRING 2010: Played in four tournaments and finished the 2009-2010 season with a 74.08 average in 26 total rounds.
FALL 2009: Averaged 72.4 in six events (14 rounds)... Captured individual medalist honors at the Adams Cup of Newport, shooting three straight 69's... Named the Golfweek Magazine National Player of the Week... Also earned top ten finishes at the Connecticut Cup (T9th) and at the NEIGA Championship (T10th)... Shot a low round of 67 at the McLaughlin... Went 1-0- 2 at The Match Play.
SPRING 2009: Competed in six events (17 rounds), with his best finish coming at the Rice Intercollegiate (T36th).
FALL 2008: Competed in three events for the Huskies, finishing with an average score of 79... His season was highlighted by a low round of 73 in the second round of the 74th Annual NEIGA Championship on October 20, where he finished in a tie for 30th place out of 211 competitors.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterwinner at Shaker High School in Latham, N.Y.... Attended the David Leadbetter Golf Academy in Bradenton, Fla. in 2006- 07... Named All-State as a senior and was the No. 1- ranked golfer in New York State for several months during 2008, according to the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings... Earned three Top 20 AJGA finishes.
PERSONAL: James E. Buchanan... Born July 19, 1990... Son of Mark and Loretta Buchanan.. Home course is Olde Kinderhook Golf Club in Kinderhook, N.Y.