2008: A walk-on who joined the team prior to the start of the season ... Buerba handled all kicking duties for the team ... He took over field goal kicking midway through the season and was perfect in three attempts ... Connected on a season-high 32-yard field goal against Bucknell ... Booted a pair of 31-yard field goals to help seal a win over Marist ... Kicked off 23 times for 1,327 yards, a 57.7 average.
High School: Was a three-year varsity letter winner at Brophy ... Member of the Cisco Soccer Club for six years ... Named First-Team All-Region in 2005 and 2006 and First-Team All-State in 2006 ... Led Brophy in scoring last season ... Won the Arizona State Championship in soccer ... Coached by Marc Kelly and Kevin Grubb.
Personal: Son of Rafael and Laura Buerba ... Born on Dec. 9, 1987 ... Has an older brother Rafael, who attended Harvard ... Earned First Honors ... Was named an AP Scholar and Arizona Scholar Athlete ... Plans to major in international political economy.