Women's Soccer Signee Profile - Molly Buynak
Feb. 18, 2009
Over the next few weeks, IUHoosiers.com will profile each of the three IU Women's Soccer NLI signees. Today's preview is of Strongsville, Ohio, native Molly Buynak.
Molly Buynak joins the Hoosiers after playing two years and earning three letters for Jon Felton at Strongsville High School in Strongsville, Ohio. Buynak started at right back in both her sophomore and junior years before an injury kept her out for the 2008 season.
The 5-foot-10 defender led her team to a state runner-up finish as a junior. She earned Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division Honorable Mention and was named academic all-conference. She also earned academic all-conference recognition in her senior year. Strongsville also won a Region 2 championship and the Brunswick District in Buynak's time with the team.
Buynak 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. Her team was a regional semifinalist in 2004 and took home the Super Y League National Championship in 2007.
In addition to playing soccer for Strongsville, Buynak was a standout swimmer, earning four letters and qualifying for states four times. She was a junior national qualifier in swimming in 2006. Buynak has one brother, Andrew, and a sister, Amelia. The daughter of Thomas and Joan Buynak intends to be an exploratory major at Indiana and was born on March 6, 1991.
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