Burandt is one of the most accomplished female athletes in the history of Parma High athletics. She was a standout swimmer for the Redmen earning four varsity letters. She won six individual conference championships and was selected as Conference Swimmer of the Year three times during her career. Burandt finished undefeated in conference dual meets during her entire four-year career at Parma High. She was a four-time Sectional and three-time District Champion as well. Burandt qualified for the OHSAA state meet six times, placing three times. She finished as a state runner-up in the 200 freestyle in 2005.
Burandt continued her swim career at Eastern Michigan University where she was a member of two MAC Championship teams. She earned Academic All-MAC honors three times and was selected as Mid-Major All-American Honorable Mention in 2008. Burandt was an NCAA Provisional Individual Qualifier in the 200 and 500 freestyle and a member of the qualifying 800 freestyle relay team.
After college, Hannah became a teacher and has coached at the high school and collegiate level.