As a Sophomore at Florida (2001): A center fielder who was rested early on to help alleviate a nagging injury to her left (non-throwing) shoulder...Had four multiple-hit games, including a 2-for-3, one RBI performance in UF's NCAA win over UConn...Was 9-10 in stolen bases...Batted .254 and scored 20 times.
At Arizona Western CC 2000: Earned first-team All-Conference and All-Region honors as a freshman in 2000...Played mostly in right field for the Matadors...Averaged .346 at the plate with 17 extra-base hits, including five home runs...Also had 37 RBI and 19 stolen bases...Defensively, held a .951 fielding efficiency.
High School: Finished as record-holder for career stolen bases and innings played at Mingus Union...Finished as single-season record holder with 53 hits and 35 runs in 1998...Batted .478 as a junior and .541 as a senior...Team won the conference title three straight years (1996-98)...Finished 13th at the Gold Nationals with the Ramblers in 1997 and 16th there in 1998 with the Hotshots...Also was a first-team all-region and all-conference volleyball player...Conference Volleyball MVP as a senior...Had two right knee surgeries (in 1997 and 1998).
Personal: Born May 28, 1980, in Cottonwood, Ariz...Daughter of Janet and Norman Burrus...Has two older sisters and an older brother...A 1999 Mingus Union graduate...Was active in the 4-H club, FFA (formerly known as Future Farmers of America), National Honor Society and Key Club...Enjoys the rodeo and riding horses, camping, and playing slowpitch softball with her mother and sisters in the summer...Mother, sister Jamie and Amanda all wore the same uniform number during their softball careers at Mingus Union H.S...Sister Heather plays softball at New Mexico Highlands University.
AB 3, 13 times
Last--vs. Connecticut, 5-18-01
R 2, twice Last--vs. Belmont, 2-16-01
H 3 vs. Belmont, 2-18-01
Hitting Streak 3 (2/9-2/10, .571, 4-for-7, 3 R, 3 BB, 2 RBI, 1 2B)
RBI 2 vs. Stetson, 2-10-01
2B 1, three times Last--vs. Southern Utah, 2-24-01
BB 1, nine times Last--at Arkansas, 3-31-01
SB 1, nine times Last--vs. Connecticut, 5-18-01