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Cierra Burdick

  • As of July 8, 2022. 

USA Basketball Notes

  • Honors: MVP of the 2021 Red Bull USA Basketball 3X Nationals, member of the 2011 USA Basketball Team of the Year.
  • Gold Medals: 2014 FIBA 3x3 World Cup, 2011 FIBA U19 World Cup, 2010 FIBA U17 World Cup, 2009 FIBA Americas U16 Championship.
  • Tournament Titles: 2021 FIBA 3x3 Women's Series Klaipeida Stop, Red Bull USA Basketball 3X Nationals, 2014 USA Basketball 3x3 National Championship.
  • Member of the 2022 FIBA 3x3 Women’s Series team.
  • Competed at the Poitiers Challenger where she averaged 3.6 points and a team-high 5.4 rebounds through five games played. The Women’s Series team also finished second at the event after falling to Germany in the title game.
  • Member of the 2022 USA Basketball 3x3 World Cup Team, where she averaged 3.6 points through five games competing in Antwerp, Belgium. 
  • Named to the 2021 USA Basketball 3x3 Women's AmeriCup Team on Oct. 25, 2021.
  • As a member of the USA roster at the 2021 FIBA 3x3 Women's Series Klaipeda stop in Lithuania, helped the USA to a 5-0 record and the tournament title.
  • With Force 10 won the title at the 2021 Red Bull USA Basketball 3X Nationals, where she was named tournament MVP.
  • Attended the 2020 USA Basketball 3x3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament training camp on Feb. 7, 2020.
  • Helped the USA to a gold medal at the 2014 FIBA 3x3 World Cup.
  • As a member of Takeover, won the title with a 7-0 record at the 2014 USA Basketball 3x3 National Championship in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
  • As a member of the 2011 USA U19 World Cup Team, helped the USA to a 8-1 record and gold medal; started in four of nine games and averaged 5.7 ppg. and 6.0 rpg.
  • Member of the 2010 USA U17 World Cup Team that posted a perfect 8-0 record in the inaugural FIBA U17 World Championship; averaged 7.6 ppg. and 4.8 rpg.
  • Helped the U.S. earn a 2-1 record to capture a pre-U17 World Cup tournament title in Spain against U17 national teams from Australia, Canada and Spain.
  • As a member of the 2009 USA U16 National Team, averaged 6.8 ppg., 4.4 rpg., 3.6 apg. and 1.6 spg. in 16.6 mpg. to help the USA capture a 5-0 record and gold medal at the 2009 FIBA Americas U16 Championship , which qualified the U.S. for the 2010 FIBA U17 World Championship; led the USA or tied for a team high with four assists versus Puerto Rico and seven rebounds and five steals against Canada.

Professional Notes

  • Drafted: No. 14 by the Atlanta Dream in 2015.
  • Played in seven regular-season and three playoff games with the Seattle Storm in 2021.
  • Played in four games with the Phoenix Mercury to open the 2021 WNBA season.
  • 2021 member of Force 10 - the USA's first professional women's 3x3 team.
  • Played 17 games with the Las Vegas Aces in 2020 (13 regular-season games and four playoff games).
  • Played 10 regular-season games in 2017, including with the New York Liberty and the San Antonio Stars.
  • Played in 2018-19 and 2019-20 for Sieza Wroclaw in Poland (EBLK); and in 2017-18 for Kazanochka in Russia.
  • Played the 2016-17 season with Ramat Hasharon and Bnot Hertzeliya in Israel, averaged 13.9 ppg. and 10.8 rpg.
  • Played for the Atlanta Dream in 2016.
  • Played for Napoli in Italy in 2015-16.
  • With the Atlanta Dream in 2016, played in eight regular-season games.
  • Appeared in 11 regular-season games for Atlanta Dream in 2015; started in four games and averaged 4.4 ppg. and 3.2 rpg.; posted two games with double-figure points.
  • Made WNBA debut against the Chicago Sky and scored 11 points with 3 rebounds in 15 minutes of action on June 19, 2015.

3x3 Notes
  • With Force X in 2019, played in the: Red Bull 3X Raleigh in August; Red Bull 3X Houston in August; Red Bull 3X Seattle in August; Red Bull 3X Oakland in August; Red Bull 3X Denver in July; and the Red Bull 3X Brooklyn in July.

College Notes

  • 2015 AP All-America honorable mention.
  • 2015 NCAA Spokane Regional All-Tournament Team.
  • 2015 Coaches All-Southeastern Conference first team.
  • 2015 AP All-SEC second team.
  • 2015 SEC All-Tournament Team 
  • 2015 College Sports Madness All-SEC second team.
  • 2015 CoSIDA Academic All-America second team.
  • Played four varsity seasons at the University of Tennessee (2011-12 to 2014-15)
  • Became the 42nd Lady Volunteer to score 1,000 career points at Tennessee.
  • Saw action in 132 games, posted 1072 points, averaged 8.1 ppg., 1.8 apg., and 6.0 rpg., went 43.0 percent from the floor, 36.0 percent from 3-point and 78.4 percent from the free throw line.

High School Notes

  • One of five finalists for the 2011 Naismith National High School Player of the Year; 2011 McDonald’s High School All-American; 2011 WBCA High School All-American; 2010 and 2011 Gatorade North Carolina Girls Basketball Player of the Year; 2011 USA Today All-USA first team; 2011 Parade Magazine All-America firs team and 2010 third team; 2011 AP North Carolina Player of the Year 2010 and Co-Player of the Year; 2011 Charlotte Observer North Carolina Ms. Basketball and 2010 Mecklenburg County Co-Player of the Year, 2010 All-Mecklenburg first team and 2009 and 2010 All-State first team.
  •  During her three years at Butler High School in North Carolina her teams compiled an 86-7 record.
  • As a senior in 2010-11, averaged 23.1 ppg., 15.3 rpg., 5.4 apg., 5.0 bpg. and 4.1 spg., while shooting 61.0 percent from the field, 48.0 percent from 3-point and 85.0 percent from the line to help her team to a 30-1 record and the 4A state quarterfinals.
  • Averaged 18.9 ppg., 10.3 rpg., 3.5 apg., 2.5 spg. and 1.6 bpg. as a junior in 2009-10 to help Butler to the North Carolina Class 4A state title and a 26-4 record; MVP of the North Carolina Class 4A state title game (2010), scored 28 points and grabbed 14 rebounds.
  • As a sophomore in 2008-09, averaged 12.8 ppg., 11.1 rpg., 1.8 apg., 2.1 spg. and 1.4 bpg. in aiding her team to a 30-2 record.
  • Prior to Butler, attended South Mecklenburg High School (S.C.) and averaged 10.9 apg., 7.4 rpg. and 1.4 apg. as a freshman in 2007-08.
  • Also participated in track & field, was a 2008 North Carolina 4A outdoor state champion, 2010 North Carolina 4A indoor state champ in the high jump and was the 2011 Butler High School Field MVP.

Personal Notes

  • Twitter: @C_Burdick11
  • Instagram: c_burdick11 Born in Charlotte, North Carolina.
  • Served as lead counselor for David W. Butler’s basketball camp and volunteered with several charities, including the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation.
  • Great grandfather, Lloyd Burdick, played tackle for the NFL's Chicago Bears from 1931-32.
  • Majored in communication studies.

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