2 - Frana Burtness-Adams*
Frana Burtness-Adams*
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Fairbanks, Alaska
High School: Austin E. Lathrop
Position: S

2011 Served as co-captain for the second straight season … Appeared in a total of 26 matches as a junior … Tallied 29 service aces and 51 set assists … Defensively posted 44 digs … Recorded a career-best nine aces without surrendering one service error in the five set victory over MIT on October 15 … Dug a season-high six balls in the conference win over Western Connecticut State University on October 18 … Tallied a career-high 19 set assists in the 3-0 win over conference opponent Southern Maine (Oct. 4).

2010 Named a co-captain ... Played in all 35 matches, starting two for the Beacons while logging 124 out of a possible 125 sets ... Served as the second setter in a two-setter rotation, averaging 4.38 assists per set to rank second on the squad and eighth in the Little East Conference ... Dished out 10 or more assists in all but three matches including 20+ assists in seven contests ... Recorded a career-high 27 assists on October 13 vs. UMass Dartmouth in the Beacons 3-2 win ... Played very well down the stretch run, averaging 5.26 assists per set over the Little East Conference and NCAA tournament matches including 24 assists in the LEC Championship match victory over Keene State on November 6 ... Registered 36 aces on the season including a season-high of four in a 3-0 win over Southern Maine on October 5 ... Notched 184 total digs, recording 10 or more four times including a career-high 12 dig outing on November 13 in the Beacons 3-1 win over Middlebury College in the second round of the NCAA tournament ... Logged 24 kills while hitting a .271 from the floor ... Her 543 assists on the year rank ninth all-time in UMB annals for helpers in a single-season.

2009 Posted a productive rookie season serving as a second setter and serving specialist ... One of the Beacons' most efficient hitters with a .292 hitting percentage to place fifth on the team ... Registered 134 assists including nine matches with nine or more ... Recorded double-digit assists in six consecutive matches with a season-high of 19 coming vs. Saint Joseph's College (ME) on October 16 ... Served up 24 aces in 84 sets over 34 matches to average 0.29 aces per set ... Served up a career-best six aces while also hitting 1.000 percent from the floor vs. Rhode Island College on October 31 ... Notched 35 digs on the year, recording two or more 11 times ... The Beacons went 13-0 in matches in which the setter registered an assist.

Personal/High School Three-year letterwinner in volleyball and earned two letters in basketball for Austin E. Lathrop High School ... Selected to the volleyball Mid-Alaska All-Conference Team three times and was named the Malemutes' Most Valuable Player twice ... Two-time Captain for the Lathrop Volleyball team and was named to the Dimond Service and West Spectacular All-Tournament squads ... Led the Malemutes' basketball team in scoring and earned All-Conference honors as a guard ... Tabbed the Lathrop Basketball team's Captain and received team Best Offensive Player accolades ... Named Player of the Game at the Dimond Lynx Basketball Tournament ... Born November 12, 1990 ... Daughter of Mary Burtness and Jeff Adams ... Majoring in psychology and sociology ... Named a Scholar Athlete at Lathrop and named to the Honor Roll six times ... Enjoys working out, volunteering, being outside, traveling, road trips, spending time with family, friends and teammates.

Career Stats

Season sp-mp k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s se
2009................ 84-32 10 0.12 3 24 .292 134 1.60 24 0.29 19
2010................ 124-35 24 0.19 8 59 .271 543 4.38 36 0.29 25
2011................ 72-26 2 0.03 0 4 .500 51 0.71 29 0.40 15
TOTAL............... 280-93 36 0.13 11 87 .287 728 2.60 89 0.32 59

 

Season dig d/s re bs ba tb b/s be bhe points pts/s
2009................ 35 0.42 7 1 2 3 0.04 1 11 36.0 0.43
2010................ 184 1.48 4 0 1 1 0.01 5 49 60.5 0.48
2011................ 44 0.61 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 8 31.0 0.43
TOTAL............... 263 0.94 11 1 3 4 0.01 6 68 127.5 0.45