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Burks selected to C-USA All-Academic Team

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Conference USA announced the 2020-21 Women's Golf All-Academic team Friday, with Middle Tennessee senior Sophie Burks making the cut as one of C-USA's Top 5 student-athletes in her sport.

An exercise science major, Burks boasts a 3.81 GPA, is a three-time WGCA All-American Scholar (2018, 2019, 2020), three-time Conference USA Academic Medal Winner (2018, 2019, 2020) and has made the Dean's List in every semester at MT.

She owns a team low 75.4 stroke average in 2020-21 with a team-leading seven rounds of par or better, while her 54-hole total of 210 at this season's Callaway Gardens Invite went down as the fourth best score in program history.