June 11, 2007
Providence, RI - Brown University senior midfielder Alex Buckley (Ridgewood, NJ) has been selected by the Los Angeles Riptide on the second round of the Major League Lacrosse 2007 Draft.
Buckley, the 17th pick overall in the draft, earned All-Ivy and All-New England honors for the Bears in 2007. He ranked third on the Brown team with 12 goals in 2007 and led the Bears with 15 assists. He finished his Brown career with 48 goals. Buckley netted a season high four goals against UMBC and was one of just two Brown players to start all 14 games.
Buckley excelled at the MLL Combine where players were interviewed by all MLL teams, participated in a team drills session and later tested extensively in a variety of skill areas. Buckley had the 2nd fastest 40-yard dash and finished 3rd overall for total combined scores.