|PREV. SCHOOL||Pearl-Cohn HS|
2016-17 TSU Academic Excellence Award (Highest GPA Among Male Student-Athletes)
As a Redshirt Senior, 2016-17 season: Earned the TSU Academic Excellence Award for the highest GPA among male student-athletes… Led TSU with 10 singles wins and finished senior season with a 10-3 singles record… Posted a 9-2 singles record in dual match including an 8-2 mark at No. 5 singles… Went 3-2 versus Ohio Valley Conference opponents in singles… Tied for the team lead with nine doubles victories on the year, going 9-5… Played alongside Tom Vanden Broeck-Parant for an 8-4 doubles record with an 8-3 No. 2 doubles mark… Burton/ Vanden Broeck-Parant pairing went 2-2 against the OVC.
As a Redshirt Junior, 2015-16 season: Tied for second on TSU with 13 singles wins… Finished the year with a record of 13-12 in singles and 11-13 in doubles… In singles, went 12-10 in dual matches and 1-2 in tournaments… Went 9-12 in dual matches for doubles and 2-1 in tournaments… Played most of the season at No. 4 singles, going 7-9… Also went 4-0 at No. 3 singles… In doubles, went 5-7 when playing alongside Grant Maddox and 5-5 when playing with Shashank Nautiyal… In OVC matches, went 3-5 in singles and 2-6 in doubles.
Pearl-Cohn HS: As a sophomore Burton was Class A-AA District champion, Regional Champion, State Finalist and also made the All Mid-State First Team...his junior year he was Class A-AA District Finalist, Regional Champion, State Finalist, and named to the All-Mid-State Second Team...Class A-AA District and Regional Finalist his senior year...was a top 20 junior in the state of Tennessee...graduated with honors.
Birthday: August 12
Son of Linda Burton
Major: Sports Administration