Alan Burns
Alan Burns
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Boardman, Ohio
High School: Boardman
Major: Marketing Management
Events: Distance

2019 Outdoor (Senior): Placed third in the 5,000 meter run at the Horizon League Championships with a time of 14:46.39...finished fifth in the 3,000 meter steeplechase with a time of 9:13.96...both were personal-best times...finished his career with the program's second fastest time in the 3,000m, the sixth quickest in the 5,000m and the seventh fastest in the steeplechase. 

2019 Indoor (Senior): Placed second in the 5,000 meter run at the Horizon League Championships with a time of 15:00.47...finished seventh in the 3,000 meter run posting a time of 8:36.91...had a season best time of 4:19.98 in the one-mile run at the Kent State Doug Raymond Invite.

2017 Outdoor (Junior): Placed fourth in the steeplechase at the Horizon League Championships with a time of 9:26.36...finished 10th in the 1,500-meter run posting a time of 4:04.33 at the HL meet...placed 17th in the 5,000 meter run posting a time of 15:33.85...had a top time of 3:57.07 in the 1,500m at the Jesse Owens Classic...had a best time of 14:54.36 in the 5,000m at the Raleight Relays.

2017 Indoor (Junior): Placed fourth in 3000m run with a time of 8.28.18 at the Horizon League Championships...finished sixth in the 5000m run with a time of 14.40.06...both were season-best times.

2016 Outdoor (Sophomore): Placed 15th in the 5,000m run at the Horizon League Championships with a time of 15:38.41...finished 16th at the league meet in the 10,000m run with a time of 32:49.99.

2016 Indoor (Sophomore): Took sixth in the 5,000-meter run at the Horizon League Championships with a time of 15:00.29 to help the Penguins win the HL Championship...ran a personal-best time in the mile at the YSU National Invitational with a time of 4:14.55...had a personal-best time in the 3,000-meter run at the Penn State National Invitational with a time of 8:24.44...ran a personal-best time in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 14:39.67 at the SPIRE NCAA DI Invitational.

2015 Outdoor (Freshman): Placed fourth at the Horizon League Championships in the 1,000 meter run with a personal best time of 32:07.55...placed 15th at the Horizon League Championship Meet in the 1500 meter run with a time of 4:16.70...finished 18th at the Horizon League Championship Meet in the 5000 meter run with a time of 16:31.26...had a personal best time of 8:58.50 in the 3,000 meter run at the Northeast Ohio Invitational....achieved a personal best in the 5,000 meter run at the Raleigh Relays with a time of 15:12.55...ran a personal best in the 1,500 meter run at the Tennessee Relays powered by Sea Ray with a time of 3:57.29...had a personal best in the Steeplechase at Slippery Rock Dave Labor Invitational with a time of 9:56.15

2015 Indoor (Freshman): Had a personal-best in the mile with a time of 4:19.95 at the Akron Zips Invitational...achieved a personal-best in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 9:01.96 at the YSU College Invitational...had a personal-best time in the 5,000-meter run at the SPIRE Invitational with a time of 15:19.74...placed third in the 1 mile run at the Zips Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL: Set school marks in the 3,000-meter run (9:34.63), 1,600-meter run (4:18.21), mile (4:18.14), 800-meter run (1:58.20) and 5K (15:54.10) as a senior...in cross country, was a three-time first-team All-Federal League honoree...was a three-time second-team All-Federal League selection in the 1,600 meters...earned All-Ohio Academic honors...coach was John Phillips...also played basketball.

PERSONAL: Parents are Anita and Bruce Burns...has a sister...major is Marketing Management...is the 2017-18 recipient of the James and Margaret Cook Scholarship.