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Senior profiles — McKenzie Bucksath

linkOutside hitter McKenzie Bucksath has been a member of the Portales Rams volleyball team for four years.

She plans on attending the University of New Mexico to study physical therapy and wants to work with children.

What will be your lasting memory from being a Ram?

“My favorite memory happens every season. It’s watching that moment you see your team getting better and I see it happening with us now. “

What athlete would you want to meet and why?

“Tim Duncan, because he plays with a team that plays as a team.”

What’s your favorite movie?

“Water for Elephants.”

What’s your best high school memory outside of sports?

“Just being able to be in an environment where you can be around different age groups and build relationships with different people.”

What music in your collection do you listen to the most?

“’Burn’ by Ellie Goulding and ‘Jesus Friend of Sinners’ by Casting Crowns.”

— Compiled by

staff writer Derek Major