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Carah Burdette
Carah  Burdette

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Lexington, Ky.

High School:
Bryan Station

Height:
5-6

Position:
Guard

Major:
Biomedical Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences


11/10/2017

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High School:
▪ Three-year letter winner at point guard and two-year captain at Bryan Station High School under coach Shawn Ransom
▪ One year letter winner at Lexington Christian Academy High School for head coach Jason Seamonds
▪ Two time First-Team All-City selection (2015-16 and 2016-17)
▪ Two time 42nd All-Tournament team selection (2015-16 and 2016-17)
▪ Two time First-Team 11th Region selection (2015-16 and 2016-17)

Academic Achievements:
▪ Three-time Honor Roll selection
▪ Named Scholastic Ball Report Athlete of the Week

Top Athletic Performance:
▪ Inducted into Bryan Station High School 1000-point club
▪ Recorded a triple double in high school game: 17 points, 12 assists, 10 rebounds

Personal:
Full Name: Carah Burdette
Birthdate: Oct. 3, 1998
Parents: James and Teveas Burdette
Siblings: Brother Branden played football at Georgetown College
Cousin Jabar Gaffney, played college football at the University of Florida, and played in the NFL for the New England Patriots, Houston Texans and Miami Dolphins
Cousin, Allen McCowan, played professional basketball in Australia
Major: Biomedical Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland:
1. Good Academics, wide variety of interesting majors that suited me
2. Loved the women’s basketball program culture and direction it is going in
3. Felt like home

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