Women's Soccer

    15 Molly Buynak  
    Molly Buynak


    Strongsville, Ohio

    High School:




    Program Sets New Record With 20 Academic All-Big Ten Honorees

    Indiana also led all Big Ten women's soccer programs


    Corner Kicks with The Seniors

    Orianica Velasquez, Molly Buynak and Ciersten Burks talk about their careers


    Hoosiers Drop Regular Season Finale To No. 25 Ohio State

    Indiana needs a loss or tie by Iowa in order to advance to the Big Ten Tournament next week


    Hoosiers Extend Winning Streak To Three Games In 2-0 Win Over Minnesota

    Abby Smith and Orianica Velasquez scored goals for Indiana


    Indiana Can't Overcome Late Goals at No. 4 Penn State

    Ori Velasquez and Lisa Nouanesengsy registered goals for IU to tie the game at 2-2 in second half


    Buynak and Candler talk about two Big Ten road games this week

    Molly Buynak and Rebecca Candler talk about games this week at Iowa and Nebraska


    The two talk about starting the season 2-0

    Woolums and Buynak talk about the Hoosiers 2-0 start to the season

    2012 (Senior)
    • Big Ten Sportsmanship Award Honoree

    Started all 19 games in the defensive backfield ... played 90 or more minutes in 11 games ... helped the Hoosiers post six shutouts on the year ... in the season opener, held Arkansas State to just eight shots in the game en route to a 3-0 win ... led the defensive effort in a 5-0 win at Xavier ... was strong on defense in a win against Indiana State, limiting the Sycamores to just five shots in the contest ... recorded one shot in a loss at Iowa ... was on the field for all 90 minutes of a 3-0 win over Purdue to reclaim the Golden Boot for the first time since 1999 ... played 103 minutes in a 2-1 win at Michigan State ... named Academic All - Big Ten.

    2011 (Junior)
    Appeared in 15 games and was in the starting lineup 14 times as a member of the defensive backfield ... credited with two shots on the season ... was instrumental on the defensive end of the team's three shutouts during the season ... also held high-scoring Nebraska forward Morgan Marlborough to just one shot on goal as the Hoosiers went on to claim a 2-1 victory over the Huskers ... named Academic All-Big Ten.

    2010 (Sophomore)
    Did not play due to injury

    2009 (Freshman)
    Did not play

    Joins the Hoosiers after playing two years and earning three letters for Jon Felton at Strongsville ... started at right back in both her sophomore and junior years before an injury kept her out for the 2008 season ... led her team to a state runner-up finish as a junior ... earned Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division Honorable Mention and was named academic all-conference ... also earned academic all-conference recognition in her senior year ... Strongsville won a Region 2 championship and the Brunswick District in her time on the squad ... played her club soccer for the Cleveland Internationals, where she was named to the Ohio North State Team in 2006 and the Super Y League Regional Team and the Super Y League National Camp in 2004 ... team was a regional semifinalist in 2004 and took home the Super Y League National Championship in 2007 ... also was a standout swimmer, earning four letters and qualifying for states four times ... was a junior national qualifier in swimming in 2006 ... parents are Thomas and Joan Buynak ... has one brother, Andrew, and a sister, Amelia ... is a biology major ... born on March 6, 1991.


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