The Bruin Report for 4-21-12 features guests Charney Burk from women's soccer and men's basketball assistant coach Phil Mathews
U.S. National Team
Got her first break with the U.S. National Team Program at the U-15 level ... Played in Holland with the U-16s ... Also traveled to Spain with the U-18s.
One of four UCLA student-athletes to receive a Pac-12 Postgraduate Scholarship ... Had the highest cumulative grade point average of any UCLA student-athlete graduating in 2012 ... Appeared in 16 of 21 matches ... Made two starts ... Finished the season with two points on two assists ... Assists came in wins over Rutgers (1-0) and Colorado (8-0).
One of seven players to appear in all 23 matches ... Also made 18 starts ... Finished the season with three points all on assists ... Assisted on the game-winning goal in a 2-0 victory over Washington State on Oct. 23 ... Also had assists in wins over San Diego (2-0) and Cal State Northridge (4-1).
2009 @ Portland
Played in 20 matches, starting six ... Ranked sixth on the team in scoring with 10 points (3g, 4a) ... Scored the game-winning goal in a 1-0 victory over No. 22 Oregon State ... Scored a pair of goals in a 6-0 win at Pepperdine.
2008 @ Portland
Started 20 of 22 games in the Pilot midfield ... First career goal came in an 8-0 win over Kennesaw State ... Logged first multi-goal game with two strikes against Northern Arizona in a 7-0 win ... Recorded assists in two of first three collegiate games played ... Second highest freshman scorer on the team with 11 points ... Played the fourth most minutes of any field player (1,619).
2007 NSCAA Youth All-American ... 2008 Parade Magazine All-American ... Four-year varsity player for head coach Steve Patterson at Foothill High School ... MVP of the Sea View League as a senior ... Three-time All-Sea View League First Team ... Led team in goals and assists all four years ... Cal South team captain from 2005-08 ... Led state team to 2006 National Championship and 2005 and 2006 Regional Championships ... Region IV Team (2004-08) ... Traveled with regional team to Italy in 2006 ... Played club soccer for Slammers FC leading the squad to U.S. Club National Championships at the U-15 and U-16 levels ... Also led the Southern California Blues to the 2004 club national championship.
Full name is Charney Albright Burk ... Born August 5, 1990 in Long Beach, Calif. ... Parents are Bill and Robin Burk ... Father played baseball at USC ... Older brother is named Chad ... Admires Argentina's Diego Maradona.