|Hometown:||Cookstown, Northern Ireland|
|High School:||Cookstown High School|
2018: Started in 15 games with an 11-1 record overall in 1147 minutes played. Her goals-against average of 0.86 was the best in the SAC, earning First-Time USC All-Region honors for another season. Faced a whopping 92 shots, only allowing 11 goals over the course of the season. Recorded six saves in a tight, 1-0 victory for the Eagles on Oct. 24 against Limestone, with 30 saves overall for her junior year. She currently sits second all-time in the SAC in career shutouts with 30.4. She is also the all-time winningest goalkeeper in program history with 48 wins with another season left to go. C-N outscored opponents 53-19 on the year. Earned clean sheets against Lenoir-Rhyne, Coker, Queens (N.C.), Wingate, Limestone and Catawba.
2017: Burns earned first-team preseason all-conference honors posied to follow up a stellar sophomore campaign. She was named All-SAC second-team at the end of the regular season. Six straight shutouts from Oct. 7 to Oct. 31, a new-school record. The Northern Ireland native started in all 23 games for Carson-Newman which included 11 solo shutouts on the year. She grabbed First-team USC All-Region honors and second-team All-Region from D2CCA. Burns stopped 80 shots on the year allowing just 10 goals for a save % of .889 and a goals-against average of .44 in 2037 minutes of playing time, second on the team. She allowed just two goals in regulation during the five-game NCAA Tournament run. C-N outscored opponents 72-12 on the year. Burns in the second all-time record for shutouts in a career during the D2 era with 25.3, and has still two years left to build on the resume.
2016: Played every minute of every game in net for C-N, posting a 17-4-1 record...Broke the SAC record for shutouts in a season by accumulating 14...Posted a goals-against average of 0.63, second in the SAC and 23rd in the country...Allowed 14 goals tied for fourth in the SAC...Had an .816 save percentage in 2016, fifth in the SAC...Put together a streak of five consecutive shutouts from Oct. 22 at Brevard to Nov. 4th against Anderson (S.C.), also shutting out LMU, Coker and Catawba...Set a career-high with six saves against Wingate on Oct. 15th...Also earned clean sheets against Lees-McRae, Francis Marion, USC-Aiken, Mars Hill, Queens (N.C.), Anderson (S.C.), King (Tenn.), Catawba and Limestone.
- 2016 All-SAC second-team
High School: Played for the soccer national team...Competed for the Northern Ireland team against Italy in the European Qualifiers and was awarded player of the match...Played for Mid Ulster Ladies FC in the Northern Ireland Premier League...Won the Mid Ulster Cup in 2015...Also played hockey and participated in track and field.
Personal: Daughter of Robert and Iris Burns...Born March 6th, 1997...Set to major in exercise science...Both sisters played for the U17 and U21 Northern Ireland teams.
|Oct 27||Catawba||W, 2-1|
|Oct 30||Wingate||W, 4-1|
|Nov 2||vs. Catawba||W, 2-1|
|Nov 4||vs. Lincoln Memorial||L, 3-1|
|Nov 10||Catawba||W, 3-0|
|Nov 11||Lincoln Memorial||T, 1-1|
|Aug 31||vs. West Fla.||L, 2-0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Sep 2||at Columbus St.||L, 3-2||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Sep 5||Lees-McRae||W, 7-0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Sep 8||at Lee||W, 3-2||1||92:33||2||1.94||2||.500|
|Sep 12||at Lenoir-Rhyne||W, 1-0||1||90:00||0||0.00||4||1.000|
|Sep 19||at Lincoln Memorial||W, 5-2||1||90:00||2||2.00||3||.600|
|Sep 22||Coker||W, 7-0||1||73:17||0||0.00||1||1.000|
|Sep 26||at Newberry||W, 3-1||1||90:00||1||1.00||2||.667|
|Sep 26||Belmont Abbey||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Oct 3||Tusculum||L, 2-1||1||9:52||0||0.00||0||-|
|Oct 6||Anderson (S.C.)||W, 2-0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Oct 13||at Queens (N.C.)||W, 2-0||1||90:00||0||0.00||1||1.000|
|Oct 17||Mars Hill||W, 4-1||1||90:00||1||1.00||0||.000|
|Oct 20||at Wingate||W, 3-0||1||90:00||0||0.00||2||1.000|
|Oct 24||Limestone||W, 1-0||1||96:04||0||0.00||6||1.000|
|Oct 27||Catawba||W, 2-1||1||45:00||1||2.00||3||.750|
|Oct 30||Wingate||W, 4-1||1||90:00||1||1.00||1||.500|
|Nov 2||vs. Catawba||W, 2-1||1||21:08||0||0.00||1||1.000|
|Nov 4||vs. Lincoln Memorial||L, 3-1||1||90:00||3||3.00||1||.250|
|Nov 10||Catawba||W, 3-0||1||90:00||0||0.00||3||1.000|
|Nov 11||Lincoln Memorial||T, 1-1||1||110:00||1||0.82||1||.500|