UNC Field Hockey Bio
27 Casey Burns
Burns Burns 919010



Working toward a double major in political science and international studies with a minor in Hispanic studies ... Is attending UNC on a Morehead-Cain Scholarship, the most prestigious merit scholarship awarded at the University ... Only two previous field hockey letterwinners have been Morehead-Cain Scholars ... Participates in Carolina Leadership Academy's Veteran Leaders program ... Team representative to the Student-Athlete Advisory Council ... Her father, Gary Burns, played on two NCAA Champion men's lacrosse teams at UNC, making them the only father and daughter both to win national titles for the Tar Heels

2008: As a sophomore, played in 10 games ... Assisted on a goal in the Radford game ... Named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad, the ACC Academic Honor Roll and the Spring 2009 Dean's List

2007: As a redshirt freshman, played in 16 games ... Named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad, the Dean's List and the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2006: Did not see action and will count the year as a redshirt season ... Named to the Dean's List and the ACC Academic Honor Roll

At Chapel Hill High School: Earned all-conference honors all four years of high school and was team MVP her junior and senior years ... Also lettered four years in lacrosse, earning all-conference honors her junior and senior years and MVP recognition as a junior

National/International: Played in the National Hockey Festival in 2003 and 2005 and in the National Indoor Tournament in 2004 and 2005

Personal: Born Dec. 13, 1987, in Chapel Hill, N.C. ... Daughter of Gary and Jami Burns ... Younger brother Stephen is a freshman on the UNC men's lacrosse team ... Her father played lacrosse at UNC from 1979-82 and was a member of NCAA and ACC championship teams

More on Burns: Favorite pastimes are reading and watching movies ... Fun fact is that she speaks Spanish and Italian ... After graduation, plans to move to Italy and learn to cook before going to law school ... Dream job is to be a foreign ambassador ... Little-known talent is pancake flipping

Position: Back
Height: 5'7"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Chapel Hill, N.C.
High School: Chapel Hill
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