Alan Burns
Alan Burns
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Boardman, Ohio
High School: Boardman
Major: Marketing/MBA Program

2017 (Senior): Redshirted.

2016 (Junior): Competed in all six meets...the men won their first Horizon League Cross Country title in school history...placed 11th at the Horizon League Cross Country Championships with a time of 26:19.5...was a second-team all-league selection at the HL meet...finished fifth at the Tommy Evans Invitational with a time of 20:24.91...ran a time of 25:34.5 to finish 21st at the UB Stampede...was 27th in a strong field at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 25:23.9...had a time of 26:05.8 at the NCAA Pre-National Invitational...ran a time of 33:08.2 at the Great Lakes Regional to conclude the year...earned his third letter.

2015 (Sophomore): Competed in all seven meets...was eighth at the Horizon League Cross Country Championships with a time of 25:08.58 in the 8K race...placed third at the Tommy Evans Invitational with a time of 20:21 in the four-mile run...finished ninth at the Disney World Cross Country Classic with a time of 25:28.10 to help the Penguins take first place...placed 26th out of 600 runners at the All-Ohio Championships with a time of 25:14.54...earned his second letter.

2014 (Freshman): Competed in all seven meets...placed 20th at the Horizon League Cross Country Championships in the 8k run with a time of 25:53...took 14th at the Tommy Evans Invitational 6k with a time of 21:11...finished 17th in the Disney Cross Country Classic 8k with a time of 25:57.21...earned his first letter.

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 engineering.