|Hometown:||East Amherst N.Y.|
|High School:||Williamsville North|
2008-2009: Had personal-best times in the 1650 free (18:13.54), 100 breast (1:02.13) and 200 breast (2:17.30) at the Patriot League Championship...named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
Before Holy Cross: Four-year letterwinner at Williamsville North H.S. under coach Flynn Burroughs...helped team to two ECIC, one section VI championships and two undefeated seasons...New York state qualifier in 100 breaststroke senior year...swims for STAR swim club (UBAM branch) under coaches Flynn Burroughs and Michael Tomes...served as captain of both high school and club team...four-year member of volleyball team...treasurer of WNHS National Honor Society.
Personal: Son of Michael and Barbara Burns... has two sisters...majoring in Biology.
Burns' Top Times Event (yards) Time Date 1650 Free 18:13.54 2/19/2009 100 Breast 1:02.13 2/19/2009 200 Breast 2:17.30 2/19/2009