Sophomore (2016): A key component helping lead Duke to 11 shutouts ... started 10-of-23 matches played ... collected assists against Minnesota, High Point, Pitt and Florida State ... attempted 15 shots and logged 1,115 minutes ... started 10 of the final 12 matches of the season in the back ... played a season-high 101 minutes versus fifth-ranked Florida State in the ACC Tournament.
Freshman (2015): Competed in 24 matches, while starting six on the defensive end ... helped lead a Duke defense that led the ACC with 14 shutouts, while ranking tied seventh nationally ... registered two goals in a 5-0 victory over NC State, including the game-winner ... added assists against Weber State and Appalachian State ... started four ACC contests and two NCAA Tournament matches against James Madison and FGCU.
Regional Team Experience: Member ODP Region III team that traveled to Costa Rica and around Europe.
High School/Club: Gatorade Florida Player of the Year, All First-Coast Player of the Year and Dairy Farmers’ State Player of the Year as a senior ... turned in 31 goals and 22 assists … helped lead her St. John’s Country Day School to the 1A State Championship her senior campaign ... NSCAA All-America and All-First Coast First Team accolades as a junior … led her St. Johns squad to an undefeated mark with a 24-0-3 record and a State Championship … played in 24 games, scored 29 goals and totaled 17 assists as a junior … All-First Coast Second Team as a sophomore and freshman … played for the Eclipse Select club team that finished second in the Elite Clubs National League in 2014 … currently plays for Florida Kraze Krush and Eclipse Select club teams.
Personal: Full name is Chelsea Grace Burns … born February 19, 1997 in Jacksonville, Fla. … daughter of Christopher and Cindy Burns … has one brother, Casey (23), and a twin sister, Celeste (18) … her father, Chris, played tennis at Kalamazoo College (1981-82) … her mother, Cindy, ran cross country at Vanderbilt (1985-86) … member of the National Honor Society, St. Johns Interact club and Summa Cum Laude … is a second degree black belt in Taekwondo ... selected to the Dean’s List at Duke in the Spring of 2016 ... earned ACC Honor Roll accolades as a freshman.