SOPHOMORE SEASON (2011)
Appeared in 27 matches while making one start ... normally came in as a defensive substitute on the back row or to serve ... lone start of the season came at home against Texas ... appeared in 13 of 16 conference matches ... totaled 48 digs while adding six kills and two service errors ... all six of her kills came in Tech's two matches against Grambling State as she had three in each contest ... shined midway through league play as she had 22 combined digs over a four-match period beginning with the Oct. 8 Kansas State match ... notched a season-high seven digs at home against Texas A&M during that stretch ... Academic All-Big 12 first team selection.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2010)
An athletic freshman who appeared in 24 matches ... can play almost any spot on the floor ... made first career start against UC Davis and earned another start a week later against Colorado State ... posted three kills in four different matches this season against SMU, UC Davis, Colorado State and Missouri ... finished the SMU Tournament with 24 total digs after posting six against the host Mustangs, seven against UC Davis and a season-high 11 against Texas State ... recorded her best attack percentage against SMU, recording three kills off seven attacks for a .286 percentage ... had season-high 18 attacks in Big 12 opener against Missouri ... came in against Oklahoma (Oct. 23) to nail two kills late in the third set as Tech came close to forcing a fourth frame ... had her best game of the season at Kansas, nailing a season-high eight kills off 21 attempts ... also set new highs for block assists and total blocks against the Jayhawks with three ... recorded seven digs at Missouri, her highest total in conference play ... had previously scooped six digs at Kansas State and Oklahoma.
AMARILLO HIGH SCHOOL
Played for one of the most successful teams in the state at Amarillo High ... was a three-year letterwinner ... Sandies won the Texas Class 5A state title all three of those years ... school finished 2009 as the sixth-ranked team in the nation by Prep Volleyball ... was named the District 2-5A Player of the Year her senior season ...earned All-District 2-5A recognition her junior year ... was an honorable mention selection for LoneStarVolleyball.com's Outstanding Hitter Award both her junior and senior seasons... also received special recognition from the website on its All-Texas Team ... named to the first team on the Amarillo Globe-News Super Team her senior season... was an honorable mention selection by the newspaper as a junior ... received Amarillo Chamber of Commerce Sports Committee Achievement Award as a senior ... was also a 2009 TGCA Academic All-State and Academic All-District selection in 2009 ... named to the all-tournament teams at the Duncanville Tournament of Champions and Allen "Texas Open" Tournament as senior ... also played for the Amarillo Elite volleyball club ... spent a season on the Advanced Volleyball Club of Amarillo ... member of the school's National Honor Society and Peer Assistance Leadership Society (PALS) ... high school coach: Jan Barker.
Sheridan Lynne Burgess ... born June 12, 1992, to parents Greg and Sherry Burgess ... has an older sister, Jennifer ... hopes to become a physical therapist or a physician's assistant ... is an arts and sciences undeclared major.
CAREER HIGHS Kills: 8, at Kansas, 10/30/10 Total Attacks: 21, at Kansas, 10/30/10 Hitting Percentage (Min. 5 Kills): .238, at Kansas, 10/30/10 Assists: 2, at Kansas, 10/22/11 Service Aces: 1, several times, last at Missouri, 10/15/11 Digs: 11, vs. Texas State, 9/4/10 Solo Blocks: None Block Assists: 3, at Kansas, 10/30/10 Total Blocks: 3, at Kansas, 10/30/10