Burnett Captures His Third Individual Crown on Final Day of AAC Championship
2012-13 (Jr.): NCAA Championship: Was a member of the 14th place 400 freestyle relay team (Ryan Koops, David Larsson, Mindaugas Sadauskas)... Conference USA Championship: Placed first in five events including the 200 breaststroke, 400 medley relay (Matas Andriekus, Larsson, Sadauskas), 200 medley relay (Andriekus, Larsson, Ramom Melo), 800 freestyle relay (Eastman Holloway, Matt Roney, Sadauskas) and the 400 freestyle relay (Koops, Larsson, Sadauskas)... American Short Course Championship: Finished first in both the 400 medley relay (Andriekus, Larsson, Roney) and 200 medley relay (Koops, Melo, Sadauskas)... Placed first in the 200 freestyle in dual meets versus TCU and LSU... Finished first in the 400 freestyle relay (Koops, Larsson, Sadauskas) at the Cougar Invitational.
2011-12 (So.): Conference USA Championship: Earned silver in the 200-yard freestyle, and was a member of the winning 200-, 400- and 800-yard freestyle relay teams 2/15-18 at the Conference USA Championships... Took top honors in the 200-yard freestyle and was a member of the winning 400-yard freestyle relay 1/27 vs. Texas A&M... Won the 200-yard freestyle and placed second in the 200-yard breaststroke 1/19 at TCU... Was a member of the second-place 200-yard freestyle relay team 1/13-14 at The Classic at SMU... Placed second in the 100- and 200-yard breaststrokes, third in the 100-yard butterfly, and was a member of the winning 200-yard freestyle relay, first-place 400-yard freestyle relay, first-place 400-yard medley relay and third-place 800-yard freestyle relay teams 11/17-19 at the Cougar Classic... Finished second in the 100-yard breaststroke and was a member of the winning 200-yard freestyle relay team 11/11 at Texas... Took second in the 100-yard freestyle, and was a member of the first-place 200-yard freestyle relay and 400-yard medley relay teams 11/4 against Wyoming... Was a member of the winning 400-yard freestyle relay, second-place 200-yard freestyle relay and third-place 400-yard medley relay teams 10/28-29 at the Southwest Collegiate Plunge.
Prep: Participated in Nordic and European Junior Championships as well as in European and World Short Course Championships... Was a member of both junior and professional national teams between 2002 and 2010.
Personal: Anticipated advertising major... Chose SMU for its academics and also to continue his swimming career... Parents are Vibeke and Gunnar... Has one brother.