WORTH NOTING: A strong, powerful athlete who has worked hard to fully recover from ankle surgery a year ago ? a versatile defenseman who has started and played key minutes at both midfield and close defense ? will play an important role this spring ? recipient of the Thomas C. Rixey Memorial Endowed Scholarship ? has been named to the ACC Honor Roll for his academic achievement and athletic participation every season.
AT VIRGINIA: 2002? Athletic presence who played both close defense and long stick midfielder ? fourth among the team?s long sticks with 38 ground balls ? played in every game in what was an up-and-down season ? started the first six games of the season on close defense before being replaced by Ned Bowen ? also started on close defense vs. Penn State in place of the injured Mark Koontz ? saw most of his action in the last month of the season on man-down defense and as LSM ? opened the season with three ground balls vs. Drexel ? topped that with five against Syracuse ? snared six ground balls vs. Notre Dame 10 days later ? had four ground balls in the ACC Tournament finals vs. Duke after replacing Koontz, who reinjured his knee early in the game ? scooped up a career-high eight ground balls and assisted on Brenndan Mohler?s goal vs. Penn State in a starting assignment ? three ground balls in a long stick middie role vs. Butler in the regular season finale ? had three ground balls in the national semifinals vs. Syracuse. 2001?Opened the season in a reserve role, but moved into the starting lineup in the fourth game vs. Notre Dame ... three starts on defense before moving to long stick middie in a position switch with Ned Bowen prior to the Maryland game ... remained a long stick middie the rest of the way ... snagged 19 ground balls with a season-high of three on four occasions. 2000?Played in six games ... did not play in the first two games of the season, but played in five straight through the early part of the season ... only played in one (Butler) of the last eight games ... four ground balls, including three vs. Stony Brook.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four letters in lacrosse ... team captain ... All-American ... first-team All-State and Washington Post All-Met ... named Player of the Year for both Prince George?s and Montgomery Counties ... All-Interstate Athletic Conference (IAC) ... two-time school Defensive Player of the Year ... had four goals and 10 assists as a senior ... lettered three times in football as a wide receiver and defensive end ... All-County and All-IAC as senior ... also earned three letters in basketball ... team captain and three-year starter.
PERSONAL: Son of Molly and Kenneth Burman ... born 9-29-80 in Kensington, Md. ... has two older brothers who played college lacrosse ? Steve graduated from Bucknell in 2000 and competed as a graduate student at UVa in 2001 ... Andy was a captain at Maryland and graduated last year ... also has another older brother, Ed (29) and a younger sister, Emily (18) ... Honor Roll student and president of Operation Smile in high school ... economics major.
|Year || Games ||G.Balls || Shots ||Goals || Assists ||Pts||Pen|
|2000 ||6 || 4 || 0 ||0 ||0 || 0 || 1-1:00|
|2001 ||14 || 19 || 0 ||0 ||0 || 3-2:30|
|2002 ||15 || 38 || 1 ||0 ||1 || 1|| 2-1:00 |
|2003 ||15 || 38 || 1 ||0 ||1 || 1|| 4-3:00 |
|Career ||52 ||122 ||1 ||0 || 1 || 1 || 10-7:30 |