Breakers call up goalkeeper Paige Burnett

(May 6, 2015) – The Boston Breakers announced today that goalkeeper Paige Burnett has been named to the roster as an amateur call-up.

(May 6, 2015) – The Boston Breakers announced today that goalkeeper Paige Burnett has been named to the roster as an amateur call-up.

The 22-year-old from Placentia, Calif. was a four-year starter at Northeastern University in Boston. There, the 5-foot, 10-inch keeper earned several accolades, including being named to the Colonial Athletic Association First Team and NSCAA Mid-Atlantic Region First Team in 2014.

Burnett had a record-setting season as a senior last fall, setting the single-season mark for shutouts (16) and goals against average (0.38). She also played 2,147 minutes, fourth most in the nation. During her four-year career at Northeastern, Burnett won 37 games, registered 30 shutouts, and a 1.18 goals-against-average.

Paige Burnett

Burnett played in one preseason match for the Breakers in 2015, combining with goalkeeper Jami Kranich on a 5-0 shutout against the Jamaican Women’s National Team.

During the summer of 2014, Burnett played for the Boston Breakers College Academy team in the Women’s Premier Soccer League, where she posted a record of 7-1-2.

The Breakers play the Chicago Red Stars on Saturday, May 9, at Toyota Park in Naperville, Ill. They return home Saturday, May 16, to take on Portland Thorns FC.

Paige Burnett

Position: Goalkeeper

Number: 27

Height: 5’10’

Born: 10/22/1992

Hometown: Placentia, Calif.

College: Northeastern University

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