Dr. Kristin Burton, Armstrong State

Dr. Kristin Burton, Armstrong State

Kristin Burton remains one of the most accomplished and decorated women’s soccer players in Peach Belt Conference history.  Still the Peach Belt Conference’s all-time leader in goals scored (95) and points scored (226), she was a three-time PBC Player of the Year and four-time All-American.

One of only two PBC women’s soccer players to ever be named Freshman of the Year and Player of the Year in the same season, she is currently ranked seventh in career goals in NCAA Division II history and eighth in career points.  From Ocala, Fla., is one of 13 PBC women’s soccer players to be named All-Conference all four years she played and she hold three of the top five single-season PBC scoring records.

Inducted into the Armstrong State Hall of Fame in 2013, she holds the conference record for points in a single season with 76 in 2009.  She was named an NSCAA first-team All-American in 2006 and 2009 and became the first Armstrong State student-athlete to be named a CoSIDA Academic All-American three times.

Burton received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from Armstrong State in 2013.  She works at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah in the inpatient rehabilitation unit.