Photos from NC State's win over Florida State on January 16, 2014. Photos taken by Greg Mintel and Julia Jacbos.
NC State Career Notes: Named a third team Academic All-American in both 2012 & 2013 ... Ranks 4th in school history with 164 career blocks ... 15th in career rebounds (623) ... 26th in career points (1,103) ... Her 57 blocks in 2010-11 was a Wolfpack freshman record and the fourth most in a single season at NC State ... Only player in school history with 50 or more blocks in three different seasons ... Scored a career-best 26 points on three occasions.
ACC Career Notes: Tied for 16th in ACC history with 1.7 blocks per game - an NC State school record.
Junior (2012-13): Named a 2013 Academic All-American (third team) ... Led NC State and ranked 12th in the ACC in scoring (13.3), 13th in rebounds (7.2) and third in blocks (1.6) ... Also 11th in defensive rebounds (4.6) ... Scored in double figures 23 times, including five 20+ games ... Named to the South Point Thanksgiving Shootout All-Tournament team after averaging 15.7 points and 9.7 rebounds in Las Vegas ... Named MVP of Sheraton Raleigh Wolfpack Invitational after averaging 22.5 points, 9.0 rebounds and 2.5 block ... Tied her career high with 26 points and hauled in 12 boards in win over Auburn ... Also named College Sports Madness ACC Player of the Week ... Matched career high with 26 points at Florida State on Feb. 14 ... Selected to All-ACC Academic Team for a third time.
Sophomore (2011-12): Named a 2012 Academic All-American (third team) ... Named to the All-ACC Academic Team ... Averaged 18.0 points and 12.0 rebounds in two Postseason WNIT games ... Had a monster game against Wake Forest with career-high 26 points, eight rebounds, four blocks, three steals and two assists ... Also had 21 points in the win over No. 18 Vanderbilt ... Was named College Sports Madness National and ACC Player of the Week after her performance against Vandy ... Was named to Pepsi Rainbow Wahine Invitational all-tournament team after averaging 12.7 points, 7.3 rebounds and 2.0 blocks in three games in Hawaii ... Scored in double figures 18 times this season ... ACC Ranks: 28th in scoring; 12th in free throw shooting and fourth in blocks.
Freshman (2010-11): Named to the All-ACC Academic Team .... Started seven of the last eight games of the season and 16 of 30 contests in first collegiate campaign ... Averaged 11.0 points, 6.4 rebounds 2.3 blocks in 14 ACC games ... Scored in double-figures 17 times (10 times in ACC play) ... Named ACC Rookie of the Week on Dec. 27 ... Ranked second in the ACC with 1.9 blocks per game - led all freshman ... Finished second on the team with 6.4 rebounds per game - ranked 16th in the ACC ... Also ranked 30th in scoring (9.5) and fourth among all league freshman ... Scored a season-best 19 points at Wake Forest in regular-season finale ... Also had 17 points in 49 minutes against Virginia.
High School: Averaged 22.7 points, 12.2 rebounds, 5.5 blocks and 1.9 assists per game as a senior ... Led Mission Conference in points, rebounds and blocks, earning MVP honors for the third-straight year ... Also selected first team All-CIF as a senior ... Named MVP (17 points, 12 rebounds, six blocks) at Battle of the Valley girl's all-star basketball game ... Averaged 21.5 points, 15.0 rebounds, 5.4 blocks and 3.0 assists per game as a junior ... Led Notre Dame to a 26-7 record during junior year ... Scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in Division AA title game win over Orange Lutheran ... Selected first team All-California by CalHi Preps during junior and senior seasons ... Chose NC State over Arizona State, Notre Dame, Boston College and Colorado.
Personal: Kody Marie Burke ... Father played college basketball at UC Riverside and Cal-State Dominquez Hills, and then professionally overseas ... Studying business administration at NC State.