Angela Burgess Athlete Profile

#51 Angela Burgess

Angela Burgess
Position: Center Height: 6-4 Roster Years: 1997-1999 Hometown: Irvine, CA Last School: Umpqua Junior College

Personal

Parents: Ken and Sandi
Brothers and Sisters: Four brothers and one sister
Hobbies: Singing, performing, decorating rooms
Most Influential Person: My parents
Sports Hero: My brother Chris and Grant Hill
Biggest Sports Thrill: Winning NWAACC Championship in 1997 and State Championship in 1995
Favorite Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio
Favorite Movie: Stand By Me
Favorite Music: Musicals
Favorite Book: Mary Higgins Clark novels
Favorite Food: Seafood salad

Before BYU

1995 Woodbridge High School Athlete of the Year...1993-1995 First Team All-League...All-State underclassmen 1993 and Orange County All-Star...1995 team ranked 14th by USA Today...four-time letterwinner in track...three-year track MVP...All-State track...holds shot put and discus school record.

Summary

At BYU: 1997-98: Played in all 29 games, starting in 15...third leading scorer on team, averaging 7.8 ppg and 4.5 rpg...named to the WAC's Mountain Division All Newcomer Team...is the tallest player on the team...had a season-high 16 points in the WAC game against CSU on 01/15/98.


Coach's Comments: "Angela is excited for our team to be the best it has ever been. She worked hard during the summer on her free throws, shooting and low post moves. Her play under the basket will be important for us this season."

 

Other College

At Umpqua Community College: Leading rebounder...NWAACC Southern Region Champions....Southern Region All-Star...MWAACC Champions in 1996-97...averaged 14 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks per game...member of Deans List in 1996.