Emily Burns
Emily  Burns


Reno, Nev.

High School:
Galena HS




Albright names 2014-15 team captains

Third honor for Burns, first for Mungedi and Moe


Meet the Pack: Emily Burns

The Reno, Nev. native enters her senior year in 2014-15


Mungedi, Wideman record double-doubles in OT win at Air Force

Lathan has career-high eight off the bench


Nevada Faces Top-Seeded San Diego State Thursday

Tip-off is noon at the Thomas & Mack Center


Wolf Pack Defeats Falcons For Nevada's First MW Tourney Win

Nevada wins 80-66


Jane Albright, Emily Burns and Chanelle Brennan talk to the media

Jane Albright, Emily Burns and Chanelle Brennan talk to the media following the Wolf Pack's loss to San Jose State.


Jane Albright, Kate Kevorken and Emily Burns talk to the media

Jane Albright, Kate Kevorken and Emily Burns talk to the media following the Wolf Pack's loss to Mississippi State.

SENIOR (2014-15) – Appeared in 22 games, with 21 starts, during her final season after being sidelined with an injury for eight games … logged 626 minutes on the floor, averaging 28.5 minutes per game … played a season and career-high 37 minutes against Wyoming (1/31) … scored 182 points on the year (8.3 ppg) and grabbed 125 rebounds (38 off, 87 def) to average 5.7 rebounds per game … led the team with 57 assists and posted 18 blocks and 19 steals … shot 24.4 percent (53-of-217) for the year, 20.7 percent (17-of-82) from the three-point line and hit 64.8 percent (59-of-91) of her foul shots … scored in double figures in eight games, including a career-high 17 points at UNLV (1/28) … recorded two double-doubles with 10 points and 10 rebounds at San Francisco (11/25) and 15 points and 10 rebounds against San Jose State (2/7) … had a string of four straight games in double digits from Jan. 28 through Feb. 7 … established a new career-best with seven assists twice, first at Colorado State (3/3) and then again in the Mountain West Tournament against San Diego State (3/9) … posted three blocked shots at New Mexico (2/14) … collected at least two points and two rebounds in all of her 22 games … finishes her career with the seventh-best blocked shot total in school history (94) … scored 671 points in her career, to average 6.2 points per game and grabbed 581 rebounds, an average of 5.3 rebounds per game … played in 109 career games, making 81 starts and averaged 21.9 minutes per game … shot 31.5 percent (235-of-747) from the field, 24.5 percent (61-of-249) from beyond the arc, and 58.1 percent (140-of-241) from the free throw line … collected 125 assists, 94 blocks and 90 steals during her four years

JUNIOR (2013-14) – 2013-14 Mountain West Scholar-Athlete … Academic All-Mountain West honoree … appeared and started in 26 games for Nevada during her junior campaign … logged 594 minutes of playing time, averaging 22.8 minutes per game … played a season-high 33 minutes against Fresno State (1/22) … totaled 181 points on the year, averaging 7.0 points per game … tied her career-high of 16 points twice, against Long Beach State (11/15) and at Wyoming (1/4) … scored in double figures in six games, including three of the last six games of the season … collected four double-doubles, against Long Beach State (11/15) with 16 points, 12 rebounds, versus San Jose State (1/1) with 10 points, 10 rebounds, against Air Force (2/22) with 14 points, 10 rebounds, and in the semifinals game against Fresno State (3/14) with 13 points and a career-best 14 rebounds … grabbed 165 total rebounds (50 off, 115 def) to average 6.3 boards per game … pulled down double-digit rebounds in six games … dished out 35 assists, posted 21 blocks and 12 steals … ranked eighth in the Mountain West in defensive rebounds (4.4 rpg) … registered season-high four blocks versus UC Irvine (11/17) … dished out a career-best six assists against San Diego State (2/8) … shot 37 percent (66-of-180) from the field, including a pair of 6-of-12 performances at Wyoming (1/4) and against Fresno State (3/14) … connected on 14 three-pointers and hit 60 percent (35-of-58) of her free throw attempts … enters her senior season ninth in career blocks at Nevada (76)

SOPHOMORE (2012-13) – Appeared and started in all 31 games for Nevada during her sophomore season … logged 830 minutes on the court, averaging 26.8 minutes per game … twice racked up season-best 34 minutes of playing time, at Oregon (12/9) and at Boise State (1/26) … tallied 211 points on the year, averaging 6.8 points per game … posted career-high 16-point games twice, against Air Force (1/9) and versus Wyoming (2/13) … scored in double figures in five games, and collected three double-doubles, against Cleveland State (11/23) with 13 points, 10 rebounds, against Air Force (1/9) with 16 points and 12 rebounds, and at Air Force (2/9) with 13 points, 10 rebounds … grabbed 201 total rebounds (50 off, 151 def) to average 6.5 boards per game … dished out 29 assists, posted 37 blocks and 38 steals … shot 31 percent (76-of-245) from the field, knocked down 22 three-point attempts, and hit 52 percent (37-of-71) of her free throws … scored and picked up a rebound in all but two games … registered four steals twice, against Cleveland State (11/23) and at Colorado State (2/6) … dished out season-high four assists at Oregon (12/9) … recorded six blocks in the game at San Diego State (1/23) to sit tied for fifth on Nevada's single-game all-time leaders list ... her 37 blocks on the year rank her tied for sixth on the program's all-time single-season leaders list ... Named to the Nugget Classic All-Tournament Team ... selected as team captain by head coach Jane Albright

FRESHMAN (2011-12) – Saw time in all 30 games, making three starts, her first collegiate start coming against rival UNLV (1/2) … compiled 335 minutes of playing time, averaging 11.2 minutes per game … played a season-high 31 minutes during a start versus San Jose State (1/28) where she recorded her second double-double of the season, scoring 10 points and collecting 12 rebounds … posted her first career double-double with 11 points and 13 rebounds at Idaho (1/23) … tallied 97 points on the year, averaging 3.2 points per game … scored in 20 of her 30 games played, including four games in double figures … grabbed 90 rebounds (25 off, 65 def) to average 3.0 rebounds per game … shot 38 percent (40-of-105) from the field, knocked down eight three-point attempts, and hit 43 percent (9-of-21) of her free throws … dished out four assists, posted 18 blocks and 21 steals … put up seven points, four rebounds and two steals during her collegiate debut against St. Martin’s (11/13) 

HIGH SCHOOL – Graduated from Galena High School in Reno, Nev., playing for coach Karen Friel ... Earned four varsity letters in basketball and volleyball along with one in track & field ... Named Northern 4A all-league and all-region Player of the Year in her sophomore through senior seasons ... Selected to the 4A first team all-state her junior and senior years ... Averaged 14.7 points per game, 8.6 rebounds per game, three steals per game, and 2.2 blocks per game as a senior ... Broke the NIAA record for most points scored in a season in 2009 ... Named a team captain in her sophomore, junior, and senior seasons ... Awarded Galena Female Athlete of the Year as a senior ... Played club with JBS under coach Sean Chambers

PERSONAL – Community health sciences major ... Achieved Galena's Academic Letter, Excellence in Senior English, and Outstanding Mathematics Student awards as well as graduating with honors ... Lists making it to the zone championship game in her senior season as her favorite sports moment ... Daughter of Mark and Pamela Burns ... Has a sister, Allie (21)

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