Skyhawk Soccer | Maggie Burkett
2016: Appeared in 16 games while getting the starting nod in 15 matches, logging 1,282 total minutes…Accounted for one goal and two assists while taking 12 shots (five on goal)…Tallied a goal in the season-opener against Western Kentucky on Aug. 19…Picked up assists against Chattanooga (Sept. 9) and Eastern Kentucky (Oct. 14)…Also set season-highs in shots (three) and shots on goal (two) against Eastern Kentucky on Oct. 14…Was named to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
2015: Made an instant impact as a freshman starting all 19 matches in the midfield…Earned All-OVC first team and All-Newcomer accolades…Scored three goals and assisted on four goals for a total of 10 points, third most on the squad…Scored the game-winning goal with 33 seconds remaining against Tennessee Tech on Oct. 22…Notched her first career goal on a free kick from 40 yards out against Murray State…Led the team in minutes played with 1,727 while going the full distance in the final 14 matches for the Skyhawks…Served as a corner kick specialist, taking 62 during the season...Was named to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
BEFORE UTM: Was a four-year starter for Dobyns-Bennett High School, scoring 41 goals and accumulating 32 assists...Was a two-time Big 7 Conference Mid-Fielder of the Year in 2013 and 2014 along with being an all-region selection in all four years...Named District 1-AAA Mid-Fielder of the Year along with all-state in 2013 & 2014 by the Tennessee State Soccer Coaches Association and in 2013 by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association...Played for the club organization FC Alliance.
PERSONAL: Born on Jan. 10, 1997...Daughter of David and Michelle Burkett...Has three siblings, Erin, Colleen and Aileen...Majoring in exercise science.