2009: Earned 13 starts in 19 appearances … Was a crucial part of Tech’s midfield and defense, helping the Hokies record shutouts against No. 16 NC State and previously ranked Davidson … Recorded nine shots … Was one of 10 ACC players named to ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District second team … Named to the All-ACC Academic team.
2008: Made 12 starts in 18 matches ... Started first contest of his career against Portland ... Tallied first career assist against Clemson ... Posted 10 shots.
2007: Did not play in any matches.
Club: Played for the Seacoast United Soccer Club … Helped team to Region 1 finals, Super Y-League National finals and U.S. Club National Cup finals.
High School: Totaled 42 goals and 25 assists during time at Wells High School … Member of the National Honor Society … Named to the Western Maine All-Conference Soccer Team three times … Two-time York County Coast Soccer All-Star Team member … Named the Journal-Tribune Player of the Year as a junior … Led his team in scoring in each of his last three seasons … State champion in the 4x200m relay in indoor track.
Personal: Born November 27, 1988, in Portland, Maine … Son of Jerry and Tricia Burnell … Majoring in university studies.