Height: 6'1"
Weight: 185
Year: Junior
Hometown: Scotia, N.Y.
High School: Scotia-Glenville



  • Competed in nine races in the junior varsity boat


  • Raced in two fall regattas and three in the spring
  • Member of the second varsity eight that defeated Georgetown and Marist (Apr. 15)
  • Raced in the second varsity eight boat that defeated Trinity and Wesleyan (Apr. 23)
  • Competed as a member of the second varsity eight that placed first against Bates and Williams (Apr. 29)

Before Holy Cross:

  • Friends of Shenendehowa Crew from 2014-2016 for coach Sean O'Brien
  • Captained the team in the 2015-2016 season
  • Won the 2015 state championship in the Jr. 2x
  • Member of the Schenectady Guilderland Scotia Rowing Association for coach Dave Clayman
  • Won the 2014 Patriot Award
  • 2014 State Runner up in the Jr. 2x
  • Two-year member of the varsity indoor track and field team under coach Jim Krogh
  • Earned first team All-Star in the 4x800 meter and Honorable Mention in the 600 meter in 2016
  • 2014 and 2016 Section Champions 2014 and 2016, and 2014 and 2015 League Champions
  • Member of National Honor Society


  • Son of Brian and Kathleen Burns
  • Has two brothers (Michael and Daniel)
  • Has not yet declared a major
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