Burrell named Student Athlete of the Week
Elly Burrell, 2014 Thayer High School graduate, has received an award in her second year of playing basketball for Crowley's Ridge College in Paragould, Ark. Burrell was named NCCAA's Student Athlete of the Week. She had two double-doubles in three games to finish the regular season with eight double-doubles. Burrell averaged 12 points on47.2 percent shooting, 12.7 rebounds and two assists per game as the team lost to NCCAA DI number two College of the Ozarks and beat Central Christian College of Kansas and Ecclesia College.
This the first time anyone from CRC has received the award. Burrell is the daughter of Sarah Blankenship, of West Plains, Mo. and the granddaughter of Larry and Sue Scott, of Thayer.