Morgan Burns
Morgan Burns
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Hilton, NY
Events: Breast/IM
Major: Nursing
Gamer: Hilton Central

As a junior (2014-15)… Division II Academic Achievement Award winner… SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll… Took part in all eight regular season meets plus the SSC Championships… Swam exclusively in the breaststroke events and the individual medley… Picked up two individual wins during the season, both of them in the 200-breaststroke (Oct. 17 at Tampa, and Jan. 3 vs. Wingate)… Now has 10 individual wins in her career (seven in the 200-breaststroke, two in the 200-IM, and one in the 100-breaststroke)… Had Florida Southern’s top time in the 200-breaststroke, and was #2 in the 400-IM. 

As a sophomore (2013-14)… Second Team All-Sunshine State Conference… NCAA Division II Academic Achievement Award winner… SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll… Competed in 10 meets during the season… Won three individual races, winning the 200-breaststroke twice, and the 200-IM once… Two of those victories came against Tampa (Oct. 18)… Part of one winning relay team, the 200-medley, helping that squad to a victory at Rollins (Nov. 22)… Florida Southern’s top swimmer in the 200-breaststroke and 200-IM at the Sunshine State Conference Championships for the second year in a row… Scored 46 points for the Moccasins at the SSC Championships, which was fourth on the team… Hit an NCAA “B” qualifying time in the 200-breaststroke at the conference meet, and her time of 2:21.29 was the Mocs’ best of the season in that event for the second year in a row as well… Had Florida Southern’s #2 time in the 100-breaststroke, just .05 seconds behind Kelsey Gouge.

As a freshman (2012-13)… CSCAA Scholar All-American First Team… SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll… Posted five individual event wins during the season and also helped the 200-medley relay team to a victory at Rollins (Nov. 17)… Won the 200-breaststroke three times (in consecutive meets against Bridgeport, Indian River State, and Nova Southeastern)… Won the 100-breaststroke at Rollins (Nov. 17) and the 200-IM vs. Daytona State (Jan. 26)… Florida Southern’s best swimmer at the SSC Championships in the 200-IM and 200-breaststroke… Time of 2:22.94 in the 200-breaststroke at the SSC Championships was Florida Southern’s best of the season… Also had the Moccasins’ best season time in the 200-IM at the SSC Championships with a 2:06.56… Was second on the season times list in the 100-breaststroke.

In high school… 2012 graduate of Hilton Central High School in Hilton, NY… Member of the varsity swim team for five years… 4-time All-Greater Rochester honoree and a four-time all-county selection… Qualified for the state championships all four years… As a senior, was the Class A Section V Champion in 100-breaststroke and was named the Division II Outstanding Swimmer-of-the-Year… Was a repeat winner as Class A Section V Champion in 100-breaststroke and 200-IM as a junior, and was also named Class A Swimmer-of-the-Meet at the championships… Class A Section V Champion in 100-breaststroke and 200-IM, and Class A Swimmer-of-the-Meet at the championships as a sophomore… As a freshman, qualified for the NYS Championships… Was on the honor roll every semester of high school… Earned Principal's Pride Award all four years of high school and was also a Scholar-Athlete all four years… Member of Hilton Area Swim Team since 2002… Holds several club records and was a Speedo Championship participant in 2010, 2011 and 2012… PersonalDaughter of Mike and Kim Burns… Has one younger brother (Patrick)… Born July 20, 1994… Major: Nursing.