Cowgirl Soccer Set to Begin 2016 Season

The Wyoming women’s soccer team begins its quest for a Mountain West title with the first practice on Wednesday, August 3, and its first and only exhibition match just ten days away. The Cowgirls will open the 2016 campaign against the South Dakota Coyotes on Friday, August 12, in an exhibition contest. The game is set for 5 p.m. in Hastings, Neb.

In the ten-day lead up to the Cowgirls’ exhibition opener, will feature one Wyoming athlete each day in its Cowgirl Close-Up series.

Day 10 – Junior Kimmy Burbank, a defender from Spring Branch, Texas, joined for a few questions in the first entry of the Cowgirl Close-ups.

Other than soccer, what is your favorite sport to watch or play?



Other than the Louis S. Madrid Complex, where is your favorite place to play?

“SDSU Sports Deck (San Diego State)”

Of your teammates, who would have or be on a reality show and what would it be about?

“Cassidy Entsminger; her day-to-day life would be hilarious”

Most interesting class taken at Wyoming

“Human Systems Physiology”

Do you have a special or secret talent?

“I can turn my Texas accent on and off”

Burbank started in 9 of 15 games played in 2015. She scored her first goal of her career against Morehead State (9/4), a game-winning header, and netted two goals against Kansas (9/11) to earn Mountain West Defensive Player of the Week honors.