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#2 Andrew Burnikel

Position:
Defender
Height:
6'1"
Weight:
185
Class:
Redshirt Junior
Hometown:
Greer, S.C.
BIO

In 2017 (Redshirt Sophomore)

  • Played in 16 matches, starting seven and recording 671 total minutes
  • Awarded the team GPA award for the junior class
  • Named to the 2018 CoSIDA Academic All-District Team

In 2016 (Redshirt Freshman)

  • Played in 20 matches, recording 905 total minutes
  • Tallied one goal and one assist for a total of three points
  • Registered one game winning goal
  • Named to Clemson’s President’s List for maintaining a 4.0 GPA during both the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 semesters
  • Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll (3.0 GPA or higher) for the second time
  • Awarded the team GPA award for the sophomore class

In 2015 (Freshman)

  • Redshirted the 2015 season
  • Named to Clemson’s President’s List for maintaining a 4.0 GPA during the Fall 2015 semester
  • Awarded the team GPA award for the freshman class

Before Clemson:

  • St. Joseph’s Catholic High School South Carolina state champion in 2012, 13 and 14
  • Carolina Elite Soccer Academy (CESA) Youth Soccer State Champion – 2010 and 2014
  • Four-year varsity letterman in soccer
  • Named to numerous all-region and all-state teams in high school
  • Older brothers Alex and Austen Burnikel both have played soccer at Clemson
  • Alex played from 2011-2013 while Austen played from 2013-2016 and led the team in total goals during the 2014 season