University of Iowa Athletics

#2 Courtney Buzzerio

Height 6-5
Class So.
Hometown Chino Hills, Calif.
High School Orange Lutheran
Courtney Buzzerio - Volleyball - University of Iowa Athletics

2021 as a senior

  • Second Team All-Big Ten
  • Led Iowa in kills (436), aces (30), and total attacks (1099), and third in total blocks (42)
  • Recorded two double-doubles
  • Tallied five career highs this season including kills (28 vs. Duke on Aug. 28), total attacks (63 vs. Illinois on Sept. 22), attack percentage (.552 vs. Indiana on Nov. 5), aces (5 vs. Northwestern on Oct. 23), and digs (16 vs. Colorado on Sept. 3)
  • Saw action in all 107 sets
  • Letterwinner

Spring 2021 as a junior

  • AVCA All-North Region Honorable Mention; fifth All-Region honoree in school history
  • First Team All-Big Ten; eighth first-team honoree in school history
  • First Hawkeye to earn first-team All-Big Ten honors and All-Region honors since Sara Meyermann in 2001
  • Led Iowa in kills (184) and aces (20), ranked second in assists (323) and total attacks (498), and third in digs (127) and total blocks (46)
  • Played in every rotation, averaging 9.2 kills, 16.1 assists, and 6.3 digs in 20 matches
  • Posted team-high eight double-doubles this season, including a string of four straight in late February
  • Big Ten Player of the Week (Feb. 22), becoming the first Hawkeye to do so since 2016
  • Posted third career triple-double (13 kills, 21 assists, 11 digs) on Feb. 6 against Indiana
  • Only individual in the Big Ten and one of 22 nationally to record a triple-double this season
  • Only Hawkeye in program history to record multiple triple-doubles in a career
  • Record seven matches with double-digit kills, including 19 against Rutgers to tie a career high

2019 as a sophomore

  • Appeared in every match for Iowa
  • Led the team in aces (32), second in kills (305), second in assists (263), and fourth in digs (175)
  • Amassed 15 double-digit kills matches.
  • Became the first Hawkeye since 2005 to record a triple double with 18 kills, 20 assists, and 10 digs against Nebraska on Nov. 16. Buzzerio was one of 32 players in 2019 to accomplish the feat and only player in the Big Ten.
  • Notched a career-high 19 kills against Iowa State on Sept. 21.
  • Reached a new career high with 51 assists against Indiana on Oct. 26.
  • Added a career-high six blocks against Indiana on Oct. 20.

2018 as a freshman

  • Appeared in 15 matches
  • Tallied 1 solo black against Belmont on Aug. 26
  • Recorded a career-high with eight assists against Washington on Aug. 31
  • Tallied five assists and a block against Colorado on Sept. 1
  • Notched four assists against South Dakota State on Sept. 8
  • Notched 1 dig vs. Ohio State

High School

  • 1st team All Trinity league her junior and senior year and 2nd team All Baseline league her sophomore year under coach Andrew Mabry
  • 1st team All-Orange County, CIF Div. 2 Player of the Year, and CIF Div. 2 Champions her senior year
  • 2016 Junior National Open Bronze medalist
  • 2017 Triple Crown Open Bronze medalists
  • National honor society member
  • CSF member


  • Born April 9, 2000
  • Daughter of Tony and Dana
  • Father played water polo at Cal State University-Los Angeles
  • Mother played volleyball at UC Irvine
  • Has three sisters (Brooke, Meghan, and Paige)
  • Biology major