Senior Sabrina Drammis became the second player in the history of the MIT women’s basketball program to be a repeat Academic All-America selection with her placement on the second team as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Her award is the ninth for the women’s basketball team and it raised the Engineers’ total to 238 honors, helping them continue to be the all-time Division III leader in producing Academic All-Americas in addition to ranking third across all NCAA divisions.
A three-time NEWMAC all-conference pick, Drammis closed her career by breaking the 26-year old Institute record for career rebounds with 884. She stands second in points (1,393) and field goal percentage (.448), third in scoring average (13.8) and rebounding average (8.8), fifth in blocks (64), tied for fifth in steals (184), and tied for ninth in career free throw percentage (.609).
Drammis, who was tabbed to the CoSIDA Academic All-America first team last year and has garnered a trio of NEWMAC academic all-conference awards, is majoring in computer science. She has already accepted a software engineering position at Second Spectrum following graduation in addition to being admitted into MIT’s Master’s of Engineering program. While serving as a software engineering intern at Second Spectrum, Drammis helped develop a touchscreen Web application that integrated interactive 2-D visualizations based on advanced NBA data in addition to working on a Web interface that enables users to quickly generate 3-D data visualizations for 2-D images and video. Working as an undergraduate researcher for the Fluid Interfaces Group in the MIT Media Lab, she designed, developed, and executed a research project on improving social networking experiences with wearable and peripheral devices. Drammis was the 2015 MIT iOS Game Development Competition Audience Choice winner and is a choreographer for MIT DanceTroupe.