Is 55 kills and 193 digs shy of becoming only the fifth Wildcat to reach the 1,000-1,000 plateau.
1999: Played in 30 matches and 105 games ? Led the team in kills, averaging 2.82 per game while recording 296 on the season ? Second on the team in digs (289) ? Is fifth in NU history with 2.97 kills per game ? Recorded double-doubles in six matches ? Picked up a career-high 22 digs against Louisville ? Hit a season-best .474 against Minnesota (9-0-19) ? Ranked 10th in digs per game among conference ? Academic All-Big Ten.
1998: Played in 30 matches and 101 games ??Missed the last seven games of the season because of a concussion suffered when she collided with teammate Melissa Doan in game two of the Minnesota match on Nov. 21 ? Ranked second on the team in kills (328), kill attempts (893), digs (269) and digs per game (2.66) ? Ranked sixth in digs among Big Ten performers both for overall games and for conference games only ? Hit a career-best .667 in a win over Mississippi (16-0-24) ??Led the team with 13 double-doubles (all on kills and digs) ? Totaled a season-high 18 kills against Purdue ??Picked up a season-high 20 digs in the win over Kansas ??Named to the all-tournament team at the Evanston Holiday Inn Wildcat Classic ??Academic All-Big Ten.
1997: Named Big Ten Player of the Week on Oct. 20 after her 21-kill performance against Penn State ? Played in all 112 games ? Led the ?Cats in service aces (30) ? Posted a season high of five aces against DePaul ? Finished second on the team with 249 digs and third on the team with 321 kills ? Notched a career-high 23 kills against both Western Michigan and Iowa ? Had Career Bests of 21 digs and 52 total attempts against Akron ? Named to the all-tournament team at the NC State Invitational.
High School: Two-time all-state honoree ? Scotus Central Catholic won the 1995 and 1996 Nebraska state championships and was ranked as high as 13th in the country ? Also competed in basketball, softball and track ? Participated in six Nebraska state championship games during her prep career (four volleyball, two basketball), winning three of those ? The Shamrocks compiled a 103-3 mark in volleyball during her four years ? Class President.
Personal: Born Carmen Rae Burbach on July 18, 1978 ? Daughter of Lyle and Jeanne Burbach ? Chose Northwestern over Nebraska, Texas, Kansas State, Michigan State and Colorado ? Majoring in psychological services.
|Kills:||23 at Western Michigan (9-3-97)|
|vs. Iowa (11-15-97)|
|Total Attempts:||60 vs. Louisville (9-4-99)|
|Hitting Pct. (min 10 att.):||.667 (16-0-24) vs. Mississippi (9-18-98)|
|Assists:||4 vs. Miami (OH) (9-1-99)|
|at Michigan (10-16-99)|
|Service Aces:||5 vs. DePaul (9-13-97)|
|Block Solos:||1, 11 times (last: at Purdue, 11-20-99)|
|Block Assists:||5 vs. Illinois (9-24-99)|
|Total Blocks:||5 vs. Illinois (9-24-99)|
|Digs:||22 vs. Louisville (9-4-99)|