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Burgess earns C-USA Spirit of Service Award

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.Summer Burgess's spectacular five-year career as Middle Tennessee's shortstop closes with one more award, as Conference USA has named Burgess as one of 14 Spring Spirit of Service Award winners, the league announced Tuesday.

After being named to the All-C-USA Preseason Team, Burgess turned in a great season on the diamond and was honored with First Team All-Conference honors at the end of the regular season. Additionally, for her work in the classroom — currently sporting a 4.0 GPA in the Public Health master's program — she was named to the C-USA All-Academic Team.