5 - Lauren Sascha Burton
Lauren Sascha Burton
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Seattle, Wash.
High School: Nathan Hale
Position: G
Major: Mechanical Engineering

2012-13: Started all 24 games...Capital One Academic All-District...NEWMAC academic all-conference...4.6 points per game, 4.4 rebounds per game, 60 assists, 37 steals...was 10th in the NEWMAC in assists per game (2.5) and tied for 10th in assists...ranked second on the team in assists and steals and was third in rebounds (106)...racked up nine points, eight rebounds, and five assists versus Clark (1/5)...scored a team-high 15 points at Mount Holyoke (12/7)...tallied 11 points and three assists against Emerson (11/24)...snagged four steals versus Coast Guard (1/30) and Springfield (2/11)...graduated ranked sixth in career assists (252) and 10th in career steals (161).

2011-12: Played in 24 games, started 23...Capital One Academic All-District...NEWMAC academic all-conference...Emerson College Tip Off Tournament all-tournament team...5.4 points per game, 4.5 rebounds per game, 45 assists, 36 steals...ranked second on the team in rebounds and assists and was fourth in steals...was the team's top scorer and rebounder four times during the season...tallied 16 points versus Albany College (11/20)...grabbed nine rebounds versus Mount Holyoke (2/4) and Babson (2/8)...dished out five assists against Wentworth (11/15) and Babson (2/8)...snagged four steals at Clark (1/7)...recorded a block versus Emerson (11/19), Coast Guard (2/1), and Babson (2/8).

2010-11: Started all 24 games...NEWMAC academic all-conference...Western New England University Golden Bear Hoop Classic all-tournament team...MIT team co-MVP...7.3 points per game, 5.6 rebounds per game, 60 assists, 43 steals, 10 blocks...led the team in assists, ranked second in steals, and third in scoring, rebounds, and blocks...totaled 16 points versus Wheelock (1/3)...grabbed 10 rebounds against Pine Manor (11/23), Wellesley (12/10), and Clark (1/22)...had a double-double versus Clark (1/22)...dished out five assists against Fisher (11/27) and Coast Guard (11/30)...posted four steals versus Wellesley (12/10 and 2/5), Wheelock (1/3), and Clark (1/5)...had three blocks at Clark (1/22).

2009-10: Played in 23 games, started 22...7.7 points per game, 3.8 rebounds per game, 87 assists, 45 steals, four blocks...led the team in assists and steals, ranked second in scoring, and fifth in rebounding...tallied 17 points versus Wheaton (1/13 and 2/11)...grabbed a season-high 10 rebounds against Clark (1/23)...dished out nine assists at Clark (1/6)...collected seven steals at Gordon (11/20)...had two steals versus Smith (1/9).

Off the Court at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering with a concentration in psychology...was a propulsion intern at SpaceX and a consulting intern at DB Schenker...completed an internship with Deutsche Bahn Project Netzwerkbahn...conducting research as a member of the Formula SAE race car team...National Society of Collegiate Scholars...Alpha Phi sorority.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Nathan Hale High School...three-time all-metro league...two-time Scholar Athlete...also played volleyball where she was MVP all-metro league, honorable mention all-metro league, and a two-time Scholar Athlete...named most inspirational athlete...AAUW Mathematics Award...Phi Beta Kappa Book Award (2009)...high school departmental award in art...first place in NWABR Biotech Expo (2008)...honorable mention in Reflection Art Contest (2007)...AP Scholar.