McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

November 21, 2012

McAlester alum earns college honor

By Matt Goisman
Sports Writer

McALESTER — By all measures, McAlester High School alumnus Sabrina Burns has had pretty great start to her senior year at Stephen F. Austin University. She’s earned Southland Conference Defensive Player of the Week and currently leads the Ladyjacks in attack percentage.

Burns also joined ESPN The Magazine’s Academic All-District VII volleyball team on Nov. 8, according to a press release available on the SFA Athletics website.

“It’s exactly where I dreamed I would be as a senior, seeing the fruits of all my labors the last three years,” Burns said Tuesday.

An accounting major at SFA, Burns currently holds a perfect 4.00 grade point average. She made the academic all-district team both her sophomore and junior years — freshmen aren’t eligible — but jumped from the second team last year to the first team this year.

Burns was also selected to the All-Southland Conference second team on Nov. 14.

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