Amy (Meyer) Buss ('96)

Track & Field | Volleyball

Amy (Meyer) Buss (250x313 px)Amy (Meyer) Buss graduated from the University of Dubuque in 1996 with a degree in business administration.  During her time at UD, Amy was a member of the volleyball team from 1992-1995. Although the volleyball team had a tough start, under the leadership of Connie Bandy Hodge the team became stronger and won the conference championship four years later in 1995. She was a two-time First Team All-Iowa Conference selection in volleyball.  Having enjoyed the sport in high school, Amy also participated in track and field from 1993-1996. As a senior, Amy qualified for the NCAA Division Outdoor Track & Field Championships, placing 10th in the heptathlon.

Amy is thankful for her time on the Track team because that is how she met her college sweetheart, Robert “Bob” Buss III (C’98).  The couple have been married for 21 years and have three children: Jake, Reggie, and Sarah. Amy works as the office manager for an engineering firm, TRC Environmental, and has been with the company for 15 years. The family stays busy with the kids’ sporting events and reside in Arlington, Wisconsin.

By the Numbers:

Volleyball

  • Two-time First Team All-IIAC  (1994, 1995)
  • Second Team All-IIAC (1993)
  • NCAA All-Region (1995)
  • IIAC Champs in 1995
  • 67-15 team record over final 2 years
  • CAREER RANKS: 1st in blocks (584), 1st in solo blocks (268), 2nd in assisted blocks (316), 9th in digs
  • SINGLE SEASON RANKS: 1st in total blocks (199; 1995), 1st in solo blocks (99; 1995), 3rd in total blocks (178; 1994), (4th in assisted blocks (109; 1994), 5th in solo blocks (69, 1994)

Track and Field

  • 1st place – IIAC Outdoor Championships (100m Hurdles; 1995)
  • 2nd place – IIAC Outdoor Championships (100m Hurdles – 1996)
  • 3rd place – IIAC Outdoor Championships (100m Hurldes – 1993; Long Jump – 1995)
  • Outdoor UD Top-10: 100m Hurdles (2nd - 15.00; 1996 ) High Jump (7th – 5’2.0”; 1995) , Triple Jump (9th – 34’ 1.0”; 1994)
  • Indoor UD Top-10: 55m Hurdles (2nd – 8.64; 1996)