Kirkland Burkett

#99 Kirkland Burkett

POS. GK
HT. 5-9
CL. Fr.
HOMETOWN Leesville,SC
HIGH SCHOOL Batesburg-Leesville High School
MAJOR Pre-Vet Medicine

Prior to Newberry

Played varsity soccer for four years as keeper at Batesburg-Leesville High School...Named co-captain and All-Region II AA player all four seasons...Awarded MVP defensive player and soccer MVP...Keeper with Liverpool FCA Soccer for two years...Member of the varsity cross country team for three years.

Personal

Daughter of Roy and Susan Burkett...Majoring in pre-veterinary medicine and plans to become a veterinarian...Favorite TV show is Law & Order: SVU...Role model is her grandmother...Hobbies include watching movies, listening to music and competing in water sports...Favorite athlete is Tim Howard...Volunteered with Project Unify, Special Olympics, Staff Camp HUGG and Camp GIFT...Best athletic moment was making final save in the second round of penalty kicks to win the Region Champion.