Redshirt Junior (2014-15)
Played in 20 total matches going 1-9 in singles and 5-5 in doubles ... earned her lone singles win against North Carolina A&T's Saundra Smith, 6-2, 6-3 at No. 6 singles ... In doubles, went 4-5 during the fall season with teammates Stephanie Falcon, Blaine Boaz and Amy Ellis ... defeated North Carolina A&T's duo Kayla Jefferson and Smith, 6-1 at No. 3 doubles with partner Ellis.
Redshirt Sophomore (2013-14)
Played in 10 matches going 1-9 ... was 0-1 during the spring season ... had a 3-5 doubles mark after pairing with Amy Ellis, Masey DeMoss, Asha Iyengar and Stephanie Falcon ... went 0-1 in spring doubles matches ... was 2-0 in the fall with Iyengar in doubles.
Redshirt Freshman (2012-13)
Saw action in 13 matches … went 2-8 in singles play … held an overall doubles record of 1-2 … played two matches with teammate Amy Ellis and one match with teammate Stephanie Falcon.
Was a four-time all-conference player for Zebulon B. Vance High School in Charlotte, N.C., earning the distinction in both the Mega 7 and I-Meck conferences … was the Lady Cougars’ team MVP all four years of her career … was the conference player of the year in 2009 and the University City Player of the Year in 2010 … was Vance’s Homecoming Queen in 2010 … was a student-athlete scholar … earned the Air Force JROTC Top Senior Award and the Charlotte-Mecklenberg Schools JROTC Leadership Award and was the JRTOC Top Drill Performer in 2011.
Alisha Marie Burton ... born June 14, 1993, in Charlotte, N.C. ... daughter of Katrina Burton … has an older brother, Justin … her uncle Frento Lamar Burton played tennis at Johnson C. Smith from 2003-07 … majoring in sociology.