Sophomore Year (2012)
Appeared in all 30 matches and started in seven ... ranked third on the team in assists (99) and fourth on the team in digs (228) and digs per set (2.30) ... recorded double-digit digs in nine matches ... produced one or more assists in 17 matches ... set a career-high with 19 digs at Bradley (10/19) ... recorded a career-high three service aces against Memphis (9/8) ... led the team in service aces in five matches.
Freshman Year (2011)
Appeared in 18 matches and 52 sets, starting four ... ranked sixth on the team in digs (74) and digs per set (1.42) and seventh in assists (14) ... recorded a career-high 10 digs and five assists against UAB (9/2) ... posted a career-high two service aces against SIUE (8/30) ... complied five or more digs in eight matches.
Prior to ISU
A four-year starter for Illini Central High School ... earned all-state honorable mention honors her junior and senior seasons ... was the first person in school history with 1,000 kills ... earned All-Tomahawk Conference First-Team honors her sophomore through senior seasons ... named to the Peoria Journal Star First-Team and The Pantagraph's Second-Team as a senior ... was on the Peoria Journal Star Second-Team as a junior and sophomore ... led her team to the IHSA Super Sectionals her junior and senior seasons ... competed in basketball and track at Illini Central High School.
Sierra Chanae Burris ... born January 18,1993 ... daughter of Mike Burris and Meri van Bragt ... two sisters (Donieka, Maggie) ... sister received her undergraduate and her mother received her undergraduate and masters degree at Illinois State ... ...majoring in physical education with a minor in health education.