One of the greatest players ever to come through the Cowgirl Basketball program, Amy Burnett was both an outstanding athlete and student. In 1995, Burnett was one of five women nationwide named to the GTE Academic All-American Team for women’s basketball with a 3.83 grade point average with a double major in Special Education and Elementary Education. Amy was an Academic All-WAC honoree and was awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship in 1995. In addition to her success academically, Burnett dominated on the court. She was twice named the WAC player of the year and was All-WAC first team in 1993, 1994, and 1995. Burnett set many records during her career at Wyoming, including most points scored in a single game, most points scored in a season, and most free throws made in a season. Her career records include most free throws in a career, and most free throws attempted. Burnett’s hard work and determination rank her among the top in Cowgirl Athletics’ history.
Inducted September 15, 2000