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TylerBurns

  • height 5-9
  • Weight 140
  • class Senior
  • High school Smoky Hill
  • 2007 C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll
  • 2008 C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll

2008
Played and started 19 games, logging the seventh-most minutes of the team, 1505 … Totaled two goals and two assists, firing 11 shots with three on goal … Tallied an assist in the first game of the season against Central Arkansas … Got second assist of the year at Marshall, a 4-0 UK win … Notched first career goal in overtime at UAB, netting the golden goal just 10 seconds before the first overtime period ended … Recorded UK’s first goal of the C-USA Tournament against Marshall before injuring ankle and missing the rest of the league tournament … Played every minute of six matches.

2007
Saw action in 13 games with three starting assignments in the midfield … Totaled 578 minutes and three shots, with one on goal.

Pre-College
Played under coach Danny Winsor as a four-year letterman at Smoky Hill High School … Led team to two state championships in both sophomore and senior seasons … Team finished second in state junior year … Scored nine goals and added eight assists senior year, including three game-winning goals … Earned captain honors senior season … Named second-team All-Conference following junior year … Played for club team Real Colorado National coached by Neil Payne for four years … Garnered State Cup MVP honors in 2004 while playing for Real Colorado … Led club team to the Surf Cup title in both 2005 and 2006 … Team earned State Cup runners-up in both 2004 and 2006 … Honor roll student all four years.

Personal
Full name is Tyler Michael Burns … Youngest child of Dan and Linda Burns … Has a brother Chad (24) and a sister Whitney (21) … Grandfather attended Kentucky.

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