Burnett Captures His Third Individual Crown on Final Day of AAC Championship
2013-14 (Sr.): American Athletic Conference Championship: Finished third in the 200-yard IM, fourth and set a personal-best times in both the 100-yard and the 200-yard breaststroke races and was a member of the 200-yard medley relay team (Matas Andriekus, Ziga Cerkovnik, Ramom Melo) that placed second... American Short Course Championship: Was a member of the 200-yard medley relay team (Matas Andriekus, Ramom Melo, Ziga Cerkovnik) and the 400-yard medley team (Matas Andriekus, Ryan Koops, Ziga Cerkovnik) that each placed first... Recorded personal-best times in the 100-yard breaststroke, 200-yard breaststroke and the 200-yard IM at the 30th annual Classic at SMU... Placed first in the 200-yard breaststroke, second in the 200-yard IM and was a member of the 400-yard medley relay team (Matas Andriekus, Ziga Cerkovnik, Ryan Koops) that placed second in a dual meet versus Texas A&M... HONORS: All-American Athletic Conference (200-yard medley relay, 800-yard freestyle relay, 400-yard freestyle relay, 200-yard IM).
2012-13 (Jr.): NCAA Championship: Was a member of the 14th place 400-yard freestyle relay team (Ryan Koops, David Larsson, Mindaugas Sadauskas)... Conference USA Championship: Placed first in five events including the 200-yard breaststroke, 400-yard medley relay (Matas Andriekus, Larsson, Sadauskas), 200-yard medley relay (Andriekus, Larsson, Ramom Melo), 800-yard freestyle relay (Eastman Holloway, Matt Roney, Sadauskas) and the 400-yard freestyle relay (Koops, Larsson, Sadauskas)... American Short Course Championship: Finished first in both the 400-yard medley relay (Andriekus, Larsson, Roney) and the 200-yard medley relay (Koops, Melo, Sadauskas)... Placed first in the 200-yard freestyle in dual meets versus TCU and LSU... Finished first in the 400-yard freestyle relay (Koops, Larsson, Sadauskas) at the Cougar Invitational... HONORS: All-America (400-yard freestyle relay).
2011-12 (So.): Conference USA Championship: Earned silver in the 200-yard freestyle, and was a member of the winning 200-yard, 400-yard and 800-yard freestyle relay teams... Took top honors in the 200-yard freestyle and was a member of the winning 400-yard freestyle relay in a dual meet versus Texas A&M... Placed second in the 100-yard and 200-yard breaststroke races, third in the 100-yard butterfly, and was a member of the winning 200-yard freestyle relay, 400-yard freestyle relay, 400-yard medley relay at the Cougar Classic... Finished second in the 100-yard breaststroke and was a member of the winning 200-yard freestyle relay team in a dual meet against Texas.
Prep: Participated in Nordic and European Junior Championships as well as the European and World Short Course Championships... Was a member of both junior and professional national teams between 2002 and 2010.
Personal: Advertising major... Chose SMU for its academics and also to continue his swimming career... Parents are Vibeke and Gunnar... Has one brother.