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SARAH BURRINGTON

Player profile

ACCOLADES

·         Named First Team All-ACC First Team (2014)
·         Named AVCA All-East Region Team (2014)
·         Named AVCA All-America honorable mention (2014)
·         Named Preseason All-ACC Team (2015)
·         Named First Team All-ACC (2015)
·         Named AVCA All-East Region Team (2015)
·         Named AVCA Honorable Mention All-American (2015)
·         Named ACC Academic Honor Roll (2015)

REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2015):

Made her mark among the statistical leaders by ranking in the top five on the team in attack percentage (.356-1st), solo blocks (19-1st), assisted blocks (148-1st), total blocks (167-1st), blocks/set (1.44-1st), kills (223-3rd) and kills/set (1.92-4th) … she replicated her season-long effort in ACC play by ranking tops on the team in attack percentage (.368-1st), solo blocks (10-1st), assisted blocks (94-1st), solo blocks (104-1st), blocks/set (1.46-1st), kills (145-3rd), kills/set (2.04-3rd) … guided the Seminoles to 370 total blocks (634 assisted blocks / 53 solo blocks) which marked the third straight season Florida State had at least 500 assisted blocks (572-2013, 588-2014). It is the most consecutive 500 assisted block seasons since 1986-89 when the Noles combined for 2,551 assisted blocks by posting 684, 709, 524 and 634 in succession … had at least three assisted blocks in four of her first five matches of the season, including seven apiece against San Diego (Aug. 29) and No. 22 Ohio State (Sept. 5) … reached double figures in kills for the first time against the Buckeyes, when she had 10 kills (.300 attack percentage) … consistent on the front row with at least seven kills and four assisted blocks for a five-match stretch from Sept. 12 through Sept. 27 … instrumental in helping the Seminoles earn their eighth all-time victory at North Carolina (Oct. 16) by having 13 kills (.440 attack percentage) and five assisted blocks … drove home 10 kills in a sweep of Virginia Tech (Nov. 1) … was highly productive against Wake Forest (Nov. 20), finishing with 12 kills, four assisted blocks and a .500 attack percentage … tallied her only double-double of the regular season at Georgia Tech (Nov. 25) with 13 kills and 10 assisted blocks … opened the 2015 NCAA Tournament with eight assisted blocks against Arizona State (Dec. 3) as she tied the rally scoring era assisted block mark set by Sareea Freeman. She completed the solid outing with four kills … contributed nine blocks (.412 attack percentage), four assisted blocks and two solo blocks in a four-set clash with Florida (Dec. 4).

REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2014):

Impacted the lineup by ranking in top five of eight categories including attack percentage (.406-1st), assisted blocks (164-1st), total blocks (178-1st), blocks/set (1.44-1st), solo blocks (14-2nd), kills (260-3rd), kills/set (2.10-3rd) and service aces (17-5th) … posted similar marks in ACC play by ranking atop team in attack percentage (.404-1st), assisted blocks (90-1st), total blocks (103-1st), blocks/set (1.54-1st), solo blocks (13-2nd), kills (136-4th), service aces (8-5th) and kills/set (2.03-5th) … had 11 kills (.529 attack percentage) and seven blocks against in-state rival No. 11 Florida (Sept. 3) … followed that with a season-high 16 kills (.682 attack percentage) against Marquette … drove home 10 kills and made five assisted blocks in a clash with LSU (Sept. 13) … amassed 14 kills (.522 attack percentage) and nine assisted blocks in a match with Auburn (Sept. 16) … had at least six kills in her first eight ACC matches, including a 12-kill, six-assisted block outing with Louisville (Oct. 10) … established her season high in assisted blocks (10) at Pittsburgh (Oct. 24) … ended the ACC slate with at least seven kills in the final seven matches, driving home 10 against Syracuse (Nov.23), while having a .529 attack percentage … opened the 2014 NCAA Tournament with eight kills and seven assisted blocks against Jacksonville (Dec. 4) … followed with 11 kills (vs. Alabama) and 10 kills (vs. Brigham Young).

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2013):

Immediately made an impact on the Seminole lineup by ranking atop the team in attack percentage (.342-2nd), solo blocks (15-2nd), assisted blocks (134-2nd), total blocks (149-2nd), blocks/set (1.39-2nd) and kills/set (1.82) … made similar impact in ACC play by finishing among team leaders in attack percentage (.375-1st), assisted blocks (88-t-1st), solo blocks (10-2nd), total blocks (98-2nd), blocks/set (1.98-2nd), kills (155-3rd) and kills/set (4th-2.12) … opened the season with at leas two assisted blocks in her first six contests … finished with nine kills and six assisted blocks in a five-set win at Long Beach State (Aug. 31) … drove home seven kills and added three assisted blocks against Western Kentucky (Sept. 7) … entered her second full week of ACC play by having 10 kills (.471 attack percentage) and four assisted blocks at Georgia Tech (Oct. 4) … established her season0hgih in kills (13) as she completed her first double-double with 10 assisted blocks, while having a.429 attack percentage at Duke (Oct. 25) … opened November with 13 kills, 12 assisted blocks and a .571 attack percentage match with North Carolina (Nov. 1) … had 10 kills (.471 attack percentage) and three assisted blocks against Notre Dame (Nov. 17) … contributed 10 kills (.556 attack percentage) and five assisted blocks versus Clemson (Nov. 27) … came through with seven kills in her the 2013 NCAA Tournament match with Georgia Southern (Dec. 5) … responsible for 11 kills and four assisted blocks in a five-set win over Florida (Dec. 6) … ended her season with eight kills, four digs and three assisted blocks against Wisconsin (Dec. 13).

FRESHMAN (2012):

Redshirted her first season at Florida State.

HIGH SCHOOL:

Arguably the nation’s top middle blocker in the 2012 recruiting class, rated the 15th best player in PrepVolleyball.com’s senior ratings … helped Riverview to the 7A-Region 2 quarterfinals in her senior year, amassing 26 kills in her final match … named to the PrepVolleyball.com Senior Aces Top 100 list … earned a prestigious first-team selection on the Under Armour Girls High School All-America squad, getting a chance to play in the Under Armour All-America Volleyball Match and Skills Competition in the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas … selected as an ESPNHS Second-Team All-American … named to the Highest Honorable Mention list as a PrepVolleyball.com All-American … Volleyball Magazine/Rox Girls’ Fab 50 list.

CLUB:

Referred to as “the most mobile, balanced player with outstanding length that I have seen in years,” by Tampa Bay Juniors club coach Randy Dagostino.

PERSONAL:

Born on Jan. 20, 1994 … double major in exercise science as well as dietetics … daughter of Sandy and Jack Burrington … both parents are veterinarians … earned a No. 3 academic ranking in her senior class in high school.