Courtney Burgess
Courtney Burgess
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Dracut, Mass.
High School: Dracut Senior
Position: Mid Distance

2010: Ran career-best time in the 400 (1:01.83) at the Brown Springtime Invitational...placed seventh in the 800 (2:16.50) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship...placed seventh overall in the 1,500 at the Northeastern Spring Open with a career-best time of 5:03.11...named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2009: Ran a season-best time of 2:18.39 in the 800 at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship (May 1)...placed 10th in the 500 at the Reebok Indoor Games (Jan. 30) with a time of 1:19.28...named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2008: Member of the 11th place 4x800 relay with a time of 9:18.12 at the ECAC Indoor Championship (March 10)...ran a personal-best time of 2:18.04 in the 800 at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship (May 3)...member of the school record breaking sprint medley relay team (4:06.66 at Penn Relays, April 24).

Before Holy Cross: Member of the cross country and track teams at Dracut Senior H.S...served as captain on both teams...earned team MVP honors in both cross country and track...received League All-Star honors in both sports...set a school record in the 800 meter run (2:19)...won the Division 2 state championship and the Merrimack Valley Conference championship in the 800...led team to two Merrimack Valley Conference team titles in cross country.

Personal: Daughter of Lance and Doreen Burgess...has one sister (Kaitlyn)...majoring in Political Science.