Priscilla Burns is one of two seniors that will be honored on Senior Day on Sunday.
2015 (Redshirt Junior): Saw limited action, appearing in seven games and making three starts … Made first collegiate start against Florida Atlantic, eventually starting all three games of the series as part of Senior Weekend … Started two games at second base, while recording another start as the designated player … Recorded 10 at bats, including a season-high two in each game against the Owls … Scored a run in the Golden Eagles’ 24-1 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff … Drew walk against UAPB and FAU … Five of seven appearances came in Conference USA play.
2014 (Redshirt Sophomore): Saw limited action in first season with the Golden Eagles, playing in eight games on the year primarily as a pinch hitter … Recorded five at bats, scoring a run and driving in a pair … Drew a pair of walks for a .286 on-base percentage … Made first collegiate appearance as a substitute at second base on the road against Arizona … Also played against Ole Miss, Detroit, Texas Southern, Alcorn State, East Carolina, No. 7 Alabama and FIU … Scored a run against FIU, while driving in runs against Ole Miss and FIU … Drew walks versus Ole Miss and FIU.
2013 (Redshirt Freshman): Transferred from Nicholls State to Southern Miss … Was not a member of the softball team in the spring, but joined the team in the fall of 2013.
2012 (Freshman, Nicholls State): Did not compete during the season, taking a redshirt.
High School: Lettered four years at John Curtis Christian School … Earned All-District and All-Metro honors all four years … Garnered All-State accolades at third base as a senior … Named to Adidas Top 100 Athletes List in 2009 … Named Ms. Patriot … Played travel ball with the New Orleans Voodoo … Involved with Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), the Interact Club and member of student council … Honor student and member of the National Honor Society
Personal: Full name is Priscilla Katie Burns … Daughter of Dr. Jeffrey and Susan Burns … Has an older sister, Rebecca … Sister Rebecca played softball at the University of Dallas, while father played baseball for Louisiana College and grandfather played baseball for the Yankees organization … Born on Jan. 8 in New Orleans, La. … Majoring in business management.