Senior defender earns selection for elite academic honor
Bears fall for the first time at home since October of 2011
12th-ranked Bears tally ninth shutout and hold Sooners to three shots on goal.
Baylor Women's Soccer vs Jackson State 9/18/16
Baylor vs. UT soccer
2014 (Sophomore): Played and started all 20 matches, logging 1,732 minutes to rank 12th on BU's all-time single-season minutes list ... Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2014, Spring 2015) ... Academic All-Big 12 first team ... Had key role in helping Baylor rank 39th in nation in goals allowed per game (0.769) ... Recorded an assist vs. Northwestern State (9/7).
2013 (Freshman): Played in 20 matches, making nine starts, while totaling 1,341 minutes of action ... Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2013, Spring 2014) ... Baylor Dean's List (Fall 2013) ... Big 12 Academic All-Rookie Team ... Scored two goals and one assist for five points ... Had six of her 14 shot attempts be on goal (.429) ... Started the last eight matches of the season ... Scored first career goal vs. Oklahoma (9/27) and it stood as the game-winner in a BU shutout ... Netted her second goal vs. West Virginia (9/29) two days later for second straight game with a goal ... Tallied an assist vs. Iowa State (11/6).
High School: Helped lead 2011 Crossfire club team to undefeated state title campaign ... Aided Crossfire to a national ranking of 17th in 2013 ... Olympic Development Program participant in 2010 and 2011 ... Three-sport star at West Valley High School ... Four-year starter in soccer for head coach John Schubert at WVHS ... Led the Rams to a 21-1 record in 2012 and a third-place finish at state ... Totaled 15 goals and seven assists in four-year career ... Helped West Valley to 62-18 record overall and three trips to state tournament ... Named first-team all-league in each season, plus first-team all-state in 2011 and 2012 ... Garnered 2013 Central Washington Female Athlete of the Year honor ... Earned 2013 Central Washington Soccer Athlete of the Year ... Also excelled in track and basketball ... Made state track meet in four events in 2010 and 2011 ... Finished second in 400-meter dash in 2010, while helping 4x400 relay team capture state crown ... Was 2013 long jump state champion ... Served as 2012 captain for basketball team and led the squad in steals.
Personal: Born Jan. 26, 1995 ... Parents are Mark and Martha Burns ... Has one sibling ... Earned 2009 WVHS Outstanding Journalism Award ... Majoring in psychology.