Led SSU to the 2002 NCAA championship, where he was named Most Valuable Player of the tournament, played one season with the California Gold of the USL Pro Select League. He proceeded to lead the nation in scoring and was named 2002 Second Division Pro National Rookie of the Year after an outstanding debut season as a professional with 16 goals and 6 assists. A four-year performer for Sonoma State, Bussard ended his career with 28 goals and 18 assists, both in the school’s all-time top ten. His 12 assists in the 2002 season were the third highest total in SSU history. Scored a record 163 goals in high school and was 3-time high school MVP and 2-time Redwood Empire player of the year. Favorite player is Rudd Van Nistlerooy and likes the the movie "Bend It Like Beckham." Loves his mom's cooking and spending time with friends and family, and watching the San Francisco Giants. Parents are Sharon White and Greg.