Updated: March 12, 2013
2012-13: Tallied 18 individual points, along with 32 in relays at the ACC Championships ... Placed 10th in the 200 IM and eighth in the 200 breaststroke and swam the second leg of the 800 freestyle relay that won bronze at ACCs ... Posted eighth-place finishes in the 200 breaststroke and 200 freestyle at No. 11 Virginia ... Won the 100 freestyle, while taking third in the 100 breaststroke against William & Mary ... Won the 200 IM and took third in the 200 freestyle at NC State ... Placed second in the 200 IM and 200 freestyle in the win over Tennessee ... Swam his first B standard time of 1:37.86 in the 200 freestyle at the H2Okie Fall Invitational and placed second ... Posted two more second-place finishes at the invite in the 200 IM and 200 breaststroke ... Won the 200 freestyle at Georgia Tech ... Won the 200 freestyle at Duke, along with placing second in the 200 breaststroke and the 200 IM ... Posted two third-place finishes at North Carolina in the 200 freestyle and 200 IM ... Opened the season winning the 200 freestyle and placed second in the 200 breaststroke against VMI and Gardner-Webb.
2011-2012: Competed in four events at the ACC Championships ... Placed 17th in the 200 freestyle, 18th in the 200 IM and 30th in the 200 breaststroke, while helping the 800 freestyle relay team to a fifth-place finish ... Took home the title in the 200 IM, while coming in second in the 200 freestyle and 200 breaststroke against Georgia Tech ... Placed second with a career-best 1:39.00 in the 200 freestyle and ninth in the 200 breaststoke with a time of 2:05.85, bringing in 39 overall points for the H2Okies at the Yellow Jacket Invitational ... Finished fifth in the 200 freestyle at Ohio State ... Posted a third-place finish in the 200 freestyle in the quad meet against Florida State, Duke and UNC Wilmington.
High School: Two-year letterwinner at Bishop Eustace Prep … A member of the Jersey Wahoos club team … Qualified for the 2012 Olympic Trials in the 200 freestyle … Record holder in the 100 freestyle and 50 freestyle for the Jersey Wahoos … Also holds multiple team-relay records … Received the Most Outstanding Swimmer award at the ages 15, 16 and 17.
Personal: Owen James Burns was born July 11, 1993, in Willingboro, N.J. ... Son of James Burns and Amy Stocke-Burns … Has five siblings, Christa, Gianna, Grete, Riley and Dylan ... Majoring in business management.
|Burns' Career Bests|
|100 Freestyle: 46.23||200 Freestyle: 1:40.43|
|500 Freestyle: 4:34.79||200 Breaststroke: 1:58.77|
|200 IM: 1:47.37|