Michael Burns
Michael Burns
Height: 6-2
Weight: 175
Year: Sr.
Hometown: East Amherst N.Y.
High School: Williamsville North
Position: Breast/Free

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Captain

2010-2011: Swam personal-best times at the Patriot League Championship in the 100 free (53.97), 100 breast (1:00.57), 200 breast (2:12.52) and 200 IM (2:08.45)...named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2009-2010: Swam personal-best times at the Patriot League Championship in the 100 free (54.04), 500 free (5:13.41) and 200 breast (2:14.72)...hit a personal-best time of 25.73 in the 50 free at the Terrier Invitational...named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2008-2009: Placed 16th at the Patriot League Championship in the 200 breast (2:17.30)...had a personal-best time in the 1650 free (18:13.54) at the PLC...posted a season-best time in the 100 breast (1:02.13) at the PLC...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)TimeMeet (Date)
50 Free25.73Terrier Invitational (11/20/2009)
100 Free53.97Patriot League Championship (2/19/2011)
500 Free5:13.41Patriot League Championship (2/18/2011)
1650 Free18:13.54Patriot League Championship (2/19/2009)
100 Breast1:00.57Patriot League Championship (2/19/2011)
200 Breast2:12.52Patriot League Championship (2/19/2011)
200 IM2:08.45Patriot League Championship (2/19/2011)