20 Darian Buss
20 Darian Buss
Height: 5-5
Weight: 130
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Huntsville, AL
High School: Virgil I Grissom HS
Position: INF
Major: Business Marketing and Management
Bats/Throws: R/R

FMU: First-year player at FMU.....Able to play the middle infield spots or in the outfield.....Determined, hard-working player who will fight for a chance to play right away.....Hard-working attitude carries over to the classroom.

PERSONAL:

  • Born Darian Elizabeth Buss in Huntsville, Ala.
  • Graduate of Virgil I Grissom High School, where she played for coach Michal Robertson
  • 2nd-team All-City for 7A high schools
  • Four-year varsity letterwinner with the Lady Tigers
  • Honored as part of the second-team All-City squad in 2017
  • Three-year letterwinner with the Lady Tigers
  • Tied state record with three other people for most hits in a game (6 for 6) and set school record for most hits in a game
  • Also played with the Sparks Elite club team
  • Finished 17th and 33rd at ASA nationals
  • Member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) and National Honor Society of High School Scholars
  • Nickname is DB

PERSONAL FAVORITES:

  • As a child what you wanted to be when you grew up: Teacher
  • Favorite Superhero: Ariel
  • Favorite Athlete: Christiano Ronaldo
  • Favorite Sports Team: Brazil National Football Team
  • Favorite Movie or TV Show: Grey’s Anatomy 
  • Favorite Food: Chips and queso
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Cancún, Mexico
  • Instagram Account: dbuss26
  • Your Motivation Music: Spanish music
  • Favorite Thing About FMU: The sense of family and being a community 
  • Favorite Off-Field Activity: Spending time with the people I love, traveling, being at the beach or pool
  • Goals for Upcoming Season:  Be the best I can be for our team and really bond with my new family
  • Interesting Notes: I’ve been to all of the southern states and a lot of the country; I’ve played every single position on the field at least once in my life; I eat all of my food one at a time because I don’t like my food to mix or touch; I started to learn how to drive when I was 4 starting with four wheelers and golf carts
  • Brush With Greatness: Claire Callaway (backup dancer for Taylor Swift); I was in a commercial when I was 9 years old