Julie Burney joins the Bruins' coaching staff as an undergraduate assistant in 2011. Burney recently completed her four-year career with UCLA, culminating in a National Championship in 2010.
Burney's most productive season came in her final campaign, as she was second on the team with 18 home runs and fifth with 48 runs batted in and 39 runs scored, earning All-Pacific-10 Conference second-team honors. She added a .318 batting average and was also third with 27 walks and fourth with a .665 slugging percentage and 117 total bases.
During the Women's College World Series, Burney hit .429 (6-for-14) with two homers and four RBI, hitting a solo homer against Hawai'i and a three-run shot in the National Championship clinching game versus Arizona, going 3-for-5.
As a junior, Burney was named to the All-Pac-10 honorable mention team after hitting .250 with 11 homers and 30 RBI, placing third on the squad in home runs.
Burney played in 215 games during her four-year career, making 212 starts. She ranks ninth in UCLA history with 37 home runs and sixth with 17 hit by pitches, adding 107 runs batted in, 24 doubles, 93 runs scored and 77 walks.
Burney is finishing up her degree in women's studies.
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