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Joshua Burgess Athlete Profile

#4 Joshua Burgess

Joshua Burgess
Position: Forward Height: 6-8 Weight: 230 Roster Years: 2003-2005 Hometown: Irvine, CA Last School: Irvine Valley College


Burgess was born March 1981 in Sandy, Utah ... parents are Kenneth and Sandi Burgess ... has three brothers and one sister ... brother Chris played at Duke and Utah before playing professionally overseas ... brother David is a freshman teammate at BYU this season and first cousin Sam Burgess is a sophomore who has joined the team after returning from a two-year mission ... sister Angela played on BYU's women's basketball team from 1998-99 ... served a two-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in San Pablo, Philippines from August 2000 to July 2002 ... fitness and wellness management major.

Before BYU

(Irvine Valley College): Burgess played in all 30 games, including five starts, in 2002-03 ... averaged 1.4 points and 2.0 rebounds as the backup center on the 21-9 (10-4 in league play) Lasers ... averaged 3.0 points and 2.6 rebounds in his five starts ... scored a high of six points in four different games, including six-point, four-rebound, two-assist effort against Glendal ... grabbed a season-high five offensive rebounds and six total rebounds against Canyons ... had season-best two assists in three games ... earned Dean's List academic honors ... coached by Jerry Hernandez.
(BYU-Hawaii): Redshirted at Division II BYU-Hawaii in 2000 ... coached by Ken Wagner.
(Woodbridge HS): Burgess earned all-league and all-city honors as a senior ... was the Warriors' MVP his senior year after averaging 18 points, eight rebounds and one block ... coached by John Halagan.


Burgess joined the team last fall as a sophomore after playing at Irvine Valley College in 2003. He practiced with the team while sitting out due to transfer rules. He is an aggressive rebounder with good shooting touch.

2003-2004 | Sophomore Year

Burgess sat out the season after transferring from Irvine Valley College.