Tusculum University outside hitter Emiah Burrowes has been named the Applebee's Female Student-Athlete of the Month for November.
Burrowes, a native of Wesley Chapel, North Carolina, averaged 4.00 kills, 2.28 digs and 0.40 blocks per set in leading the TU women's volleyball team to three leagues wins during the month as the Pioneers finished the year with a 15-14 record, a nine-win improvement from a season before.
Burrowes, who was tabbed the South Atlantic Conference Freshman of the Year, accounted for double-digit kills in eight of her nine matches including 22 kills to open the month against Lincoln Memorial. She also tallied 19 kills in a road victory at Coker and 15 against Newberry in TU's regular-season finale as the Pioneers won three of its last four contests to end the year.
Burrowes also earned spots on the All-SAC second team and the SAC All-Freshman squad. She led TU with 332 total kills while averaging 3.53 per set. She finished the year with five double-doubles, 20 double-digit kill outings and seven matches with double-figure digs.
The Tusculum Student-Athlete of the Month Award is sponsored by Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar of Greeneville. The Applebee's Student-Athlete of the Month Award honors one male and one female student-athlete each month from an in-season sport during the 2019-2020 academic year, recognizing their hard work, effort and performance.