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Ive Burnett

  • position Defense
  • height 5-4
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Brandon, Miss.
  • High school Real Salt Lake Academy
  • position Defense
  • height 5-4
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Brandon, Miss.
  • High school Real Salt Lake Academy

Ive Burnett Bio


  • 2016 Third Team All-Conference USA
  • 2016 CoSIDA Academic All-District 4
  • 2016-17 SEC Brad Davis Community Service Postgraduate Scholarship recipient
  • 2015 Third Team All-Conference USA
  • 2015 CoSIDA Academic All-District 4
  • 2013-16 C-USA Academic Honor Roll
  • 2014-17 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
  • 2015-16 C-USA Academic Medal (3.75 GPA or higher)
  • 2013-14 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2016 (Senior)

  • Four-year letterwinner, played and started 19 matches, anchoring the team’s backline… earned Third Team All-Conference USA honors for the second consecutive season… was a key part of the team’s five shutouts… finished with two points after logging two assists… assisted on Kevin Walker’s game-winning goal vs. UCF (9/4) in the team’s first victory of the season… standout in the classroom as well earning spots on the C-USA and SEC Academic Honor Rolls for the fourth consecutive seasons… named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 4 Team for the second straight season… recipient of the prestigious SEC Brad Davis Community Service Postgraduate Scholarship.

2015 (Junior)

  • Played and started every match at left back and led the team with 1,904 minutes played … Only came off the pitch in three matches … Named third-team All-Conference USA at defender … Also earned a spot on the CoSIDA Academic All-District 4 team … Helped a defense that won 11 matches on the season … Tallied three shots on the year … Also garnered C-USA and Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll spots.

2014 (Sophomore)

  • One of two Gamecocks to play every minute of the season at defender … Posted three goals and an assist … Assisted on the game-tying goal in the 5-4 win at FIU (10/8), the largest comeback win in program history … Tallied all his goals at home: against UNC Wilmington (9/12), UNC Greensboro (9/23) and Kentucky (10/25) … Named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll as well as the Southeastern Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2013 (Freshman)

  • Started all 18 appearances of his freshman campaign as a defender…helped propel the Gamecocks to six shutout performances, including three in conference play…tallied two points on one goal….scored on a rocket from 35 yards out in the fourth minute against Coastal Carolina (Sept. 10)…put five of his 10 shots on goal…named to the 2013 Conference USA Academic Honor Roll


  • Part of the Real Salt Lake Academy residency program starting in 2011 … Rated as the No. 13 signee in the Rocky Mountains/Southwest Region and the No. 13 overall defender by … Rated as the No. 79 overall graduate in the 2013 class in the IMG Academy Top 150 Rankings ( … Started every game at RSL on the defensive line … U17 U.S. Men’s National Team Residency Program, where he played in friendlies against Brazil, Netherlands, Chile, and FC Dallas among others … U14 U.S. National Team ID Camp … Region III ODP Team … Played club soccer for the Central Jackson Soccer Organization … Helped club squad become four-time state of Mississippi champs.


  • Son of Ive and Valerie Burnett, has a sister, Morgan, who is a senior at Ole Miss … Majoring in nursing.