|High School:||Notre Dame Catholic/Mercersberg Acad.|
Appeared in 42 games and made 17 starts... Finished the season with a team-best .417 batting average on 30 hits, 19 runs 14 RBI and 10 stolen bases... Received the team's Joe Abarr Unsung Hero Award... Drove in a pair of runs against Northeastern on March 4... Went 2-for-3 against Southern Mississippi on March 19... Was 3-for-3 with a walk against Central Connecticut on March 29... Went 4-for-5 with two runs, two RBI and an inside-the-park home run at La Salle on April 2... Drove in three runs on three hits at Richmond on April 23... Was 2-for-3 with three runs vs. Massachusetts on May 7... Hit his second homer of the season at Dayton on May 20... Went 2-for-4 with a run against La Salle at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
Appeared in 46 games and made 31 starts... Finished the season with a .185 batting average, 20 hits, 20 runs, and seven stolen bases... Went 2-for-2 against Brown on March 17... Stole two bases at Temple on March 28... Had a pair of hits, a run and an RBI at Fordham on April 3... Homered and drove in two runs against No. 27 Charlotte on April 11... Went 2-for-4 with a two runs at Quinnipiac on April 13... Had two stolen bases at Duquesne on May 1... Went 2-for-4 against Northeastern on May 19.
Appeared in 46 games and made 40 starts as a sophomore... Finished the season with a .234 batting average, 37 hits, 26 runs, 19 RBI and 11 stolen bases... Was ESPN Sportscenter's #2 Play of the Day after crashing through the outfield fence to rob Northeastern of a homerun on April 20... Had a hit, a run and three RBI against NC State on Feb. 20... Recorded a hit, a run and a walk against Xavier on Feb. 22... Went 2-for-5 with three runs scored and two stolen bases in a 10-6 win over Duquesne on Feb. 28... Went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored against No. 25 Ohio State on March 6... Recorded two hits and a run at No. 11 Oklahoma State on March 15... Was 2-for-4 with two runs, and RBI and a stolen base at Xavier on March 27... Had two hits at Xavier on March 29... Went 2-for-3 with a double against Dayton on April 5... Ripped a three-run triple against La Salle on April 10... Recorded three hits - including a double and a triple, two RBI, a run and a stolen base against Quinnipiac on April 14... Drove in a pair of runs against St. Bonaventure on April 17... Was 2-for-2 with two runs and two stolen bases against Sacred Heart on April 21... Had two hits - including a home run, scored three runs, drove in a pair and stole a base at Saint Joseph's on April 24... Crossed the plate twice at Massachusetts on May 8... Went 3-for-5 with two runs and a stolen base against top-seeded Dayton at the Atlantic 10 Championship on May 22.
Appeared in 26 games and made 25 starts... Finished his rookie campaign with 21 hits, 11 runs, 12 RBI and eight stolen bases... Recorded his first collegiate hit - a double - at Troy on Feb. 23... Tallied two hits, two runs and two RBI in an 18-2 win over Maryland-Eastern Shore on March 2... Went 3-for-4 with a run and an RBI in URI's 8-0 blanking of Central Connecticut on March 7... Had two hits and an RBI at Navy on March 8... Hit a double and recorded two RBI at East Carolina on March 14... Had a hit, a run and two RBI at Radford on March 17... Hit his first home run of the season and picked up two RBI against William and Mary on March 18... Went 2-for-4 with a double and knocked in three RBI in a win over Temple in the first round of the Atlantic 10 tournament on May 21.
Was a member of the baseball and football teams at Notre Dame Catholic High School and Mercersburg Academy... Also competed in track... Captained his baseball and football teams... Received the baseball MVP Award his senior season at Notre Dame and was a two-time All-Conference and All-Area selection... Also earned All-Conference and All-Area honors at Mercersburg while helping lead his team to the 2007 Pennsylvania Independent Schools State Championship... Was a two-time All-Conference, All-Area and All-State selection in football at Notre Dame and earned All-Conference and All-Area football honors at Mercersburg.
Born August 8, 1988... Son of Donna and Ken Burns... Has a brother, Joey, and three sisters, Rachel, Bella and Monica... Favorite teams are the New York Mets, Giants, Knicks and Rangers... Majoring in Communications.