Cierra Burdick

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Cierra Burdick
No. 11 – Las Vegas Aces
PositionForward
LeagueWNBA
Personal information
Born (1993-09-30) September 30, 1993 (age 27)
Charlotte, North Carolina
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight172 lb (78 kg)
Career information
High schoolDavid W. Butler
(Matthews, North Carolina)
CollegeTennessee (2011–2015)
WNBA draft2015 / Round: 1 / Pick: 14th overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Sparks
Playing career2015–present
Career history
20152016Atlanta Dream
2017New York Liberty
20172018,
2020–present
San Antonio Stars / Las Vegas Aces
Stats at WNBA.com

Cassidie Cierra Burdick (born September 30, 1993) is an American basketball player for the Las Vegas Aces of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA).

High school[edit]

Burdick graduated from David W. Butler High School in 2011. She was one of five finalists for the Naismith National High School Player of the Year award in 2011.

College[edit]

Burdick graduated from The University of Tennessee in 2015. Burdick was named a UT Torchbearer in 2015.[1]

Tennessee statistics[edit]

Source[2]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
Year Team GP Points FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2011-12 Tennessee 36 165 46.3% 33.3% 76.1% 2.8 0.9 0.3 0.6 4.6
2012-13 Tennessee 27 227 45.3% 35.3% 76.6% 6.6 1.5 0.9 0.8 8.4
2013-14 Tennessee 35 306 39.3% 36.0% 75.9% 7.3 2.0 0.6 0.4 8.7
2014-15 Tennessee 34 374 43.7% 37.1% 82.5% 7.6 2.7 1.1 0.5 11.0
Career 132 1072 43.0% 36.0% 78.4% 6.0 1.8 0.7 0.6 8.1

WNBA[edit]

Burdick was drafted by the Los Angeles Sparks in 2015, but was cut before the season began. She then signed with the Atlanta Dream.[3] Her career includes stints for the New York Liberty and the San Antonio Stars, before the latter was sold and moved to become the Las Vegas Aces. On July 31, 2020, Burdick signed a contract with the Aces to resume her WNBA career.[4]

International basketball[edit]

Burdick was a member of the following teams. In total she won four gold medals.[5]

  • 2010 FIBA U17 World Championship - Gold medal
  • 2009 FIBA Americas U16 Championship - Gold medal
  • 2009 FIBA Americas U16 Championship for Women - Gold medal
  • 2011 USA Basketball U19 World Championship Team
  • 2010 USA U17 World Championship
  • 2009 USA U16 National Team

Personal life[edit]

Burdick's great grandfather played for the Chicago Bears. She has a younger brother and two younger sisters. She grew up in Charlotte, NC.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cierra Burdick - 2014-15 Women's Basketball Roster - University of Tennessee Athletics". www.utsports.com. Retrieved September 4, 2017.
  2. ^ "NCAA Statistics". web1.ncaa.org. Retrieved August 28, 2017.
  3. ^ Cierra Burdick signed by WNBA's Atlanta Dream - GoVolsXtra Story
  4. ^ "Aces Sign Forward Cierra Burdick". OurSportsCentral.
  5. ^ "Butler High grad Cierra Burdick's WNBA dream comes true". charlotteobserver. Retrieved September 4, 2017.

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