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2008-2009 Women's Soccer Roster


Nenita Burgess

Class: SR-3L
Position: D
Height: 5-3
Previous School: Cardijn College
Hometown: Adelaide, Australia

SENIOR (2008)
Played in 16 games, earning 15 starts before season-ending injury ... Posted a shot in the season opener at Jacksonville State on August 23 ... Recorded a shot against Oral Roberts on September 14 ... Recorded a shot apiece against Troy and South Alabama on October 3 and 5 ... Posted a shot apiece against Louisiana-Monroe and Louisiana-Lafayette on October 19 ... Helped defense notch two-straight shutouts against Troy and South Alabama on October 3 and 5 ... Assisted defense in posting a season-high three straight shutouts from October 12-19 against Arkansas-Little Rock, Louisiana-Monroe and Louisiana-Lafayette.

JUNIOR (2007)
Played in eight matches and earned starts in three ... Started and helped key shutouts against Troy and Arkansas State ... Versatility enabled role to change as team enjoyed strong finish to finish second in the Sun Belt ... Was part of defense that allowed just eight goals in 11 conference matches to rank third among Sun Belt foes ... Defense was also fourth among league leaders for goals allowed in all games, surrendering 22 in 20 games.

SOPHOMORE (2006)
Played in 15 games, earning starts in seven ... Collected only point with assist at Arkansas State (10/8) ... Solid defender contributed to a defense that posted eight shutouts - second most in a single season ... Contributed to defense that allowed just 24 goals, third fewest in a single season at Middle Tennessee.

FRESHMAN (2005)
Earned start in first collegiate match and went on to start all 20 games for the Blue Raiders ... Dished out first career assist in win against East Tennessee ... Completed season with three assists ... Demonstrated tremendous agility and durability by playing every minute of every match.

PREP NOTES
Attended Cardijn Secondary College ... Played for Coach Kevin McCormack at the South Australian Sports Institute (SASI) and played for Coach Max Primaro for club team Fulham Force ... Member of the Australian U-19 National Pool ... Earned a spot on the South Australian Women's Soccer Association All-Star team in 2003 and 2004 ... Cardijn Female Sports Champion ... Co-captain of the U-18 South Australian State Team in 2003 ... Helped lead club team to the Noarlunga Lions Championship in 2001 ... Fulham Force Best team player in 2003 ... SAWSA Cup and League winners in 2004.

PERSONAL FILE
Nenita Burgess ... Daughter of Lyle and Ruth Burgess ... Hometown is Adelaide, South Australia ... Born Sept. 29, 1985 ... Major: Physical Education.



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