#18 Sarah Burns
Position: Defender
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Ann Arbor, Mich.
High School: Pioneer HS
Sarah Burns
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Release: 07/12/2006
Moved to the back in the spring season ... tenacious defender ... dangerous attacker from the back row ... brings great passion for the game.

NSCAA third-team All-Academic honoree ... started all 18 matches ... tallied four points on four assists ... ranked sixth in the MAC in assists ... fifth on the squad in shots with 12 taken ... five reached the net ... assisted on the game-winning goals against both Canisius (9/14) and Niagara (9/16).

2006:   Started all 19 matches ... tallied one goal and six assists ... six assists ranks third on the CMU single-season helper list ... assisted on a pair of goals, including the winner with just more than a minute left in regulation, in a 3-2 win at Niagara (9/8) ... netted her only goal in a 3-1 win at Canisius (9/10) ... named to the all-tournament team at the Niagara Soccer Classic ... set up the winning goals against Western Michigan (2-0, 10/15) and Eastern Michigan (1-0, 10/26) ... also had assists against Illinois State (9/3) and Ohio (9/24).

2005:  Played in 19 matches ... started seven contests ... posted one goal and one assist for three points ... tallied first career point assisting on overtime winner against Ball State (10/7) ... netted first career goal at Western Michigan (10/16).

High School:  Four-year letterwinner in soccer ... named first team all-state as a senior ... also earned first team all-region and all-district honors ... played for Michigan Hawks club team ... helped Hawks win back-to-back State Cup championships ... three-year member of Michigan Olympic development team .

Full name is Sarah Elizabeth Burns ... nickname is Burnzy ... born on Feb. 8, 1987 ... parents are Michael and Lynn Burns ... majoring in entrepreneurship ... maintains a 3.62 GPA.