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Deer Creek sprinter Kirsten Burnett commits to Oral Roberts

by Scott Wright Modified: May 13, 2013 at 4:41 pm •  Published: March 14, 2013
All-City girls track Kirsten Burnett in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May  31  2012. Photo By Steve Gooch,
All-City girls track Kirsten Burnett in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 31 2012. Photo By Steve Gooch,

Deer Creek sprinter Kirsten Burnett has decided on her college future, verbally committing to the Oral Roberts track program on Wednesday.

Burnett won four gold medals at the Class 5A state track meet last season, including individual victories in the 100 and 200 meters. She was named The Oklahoman’s Big All-City Girls Track Athlete of the Year.

Burnett picked ORU over Oklahoma Baptist.

“I felt very at home there. I knew I’d be comfortable,” Burnett said of ORU. “I think there’s a lot of potential to grow individually and as a program.”

– Scott Wright, swright@opubco.com
Twitter: @ScottWrightOK

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A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene. He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and...
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