|Hometown:||North Tonawanda, NY|
|High School:||North Tonawanda|
2010-11: Saw action in three cross country meets with her top 5K time of 19:35 at the Notre Dame Invitational. Finished seventh in the 800m (season-best 2:14.43) at the MAC Indoor Championships. Placed 14th in the 800m (2:18.48) at the MAC Outdoor Championships. Posted UB’s top indoor marks in the 600m (1:33.86) and 1,000m (3:00.00). Posted season-best outdoor 800m time of 2:15.19 at Cornell Upstate Challenge.
2009-10: Named to the Academic All-MAC team for outdoor track. Finished third in the 800m (2:11.13) at the MAC Outdoor Championships with UB’s fastest time of the year. Part of UB’s record setting 4x400m relay team (3:43.03) from the Penn Relays. Raced with the distance medley and 4x400m relays at the MAC Indoor Championships. Helped the indoor 4x800m relay team to a school record (9:22.87) at the Cornell Upstate Challenge. Also competed in two cross country events.
2008-09: Ran second leg of the 4x400m relay teams that finished third indoors (3:48.07) and fifth outdoors (3:50.64) at the MAC Championships. Finished fifth in the 800m (2:13.02) at the MAC indoor and ninth (2:14.98) at the MAC outdoor meets. Also saw action in three cross country meets.
High School: Won 10 letters and captained one season for coach Mike Schermerhorn at North Tonawanda High School. Finished fifth in the 800m (2:14.96) Division I final at the state championships and sixth (2:12.87) in the federation finals. Set indoor and outdoor school records in five individual events and six relays. Also lettered four seasons with the swim team.
Personal: Born March 7, 1990. Daughter of Richard Burns and Linda Quermback. Has one brother (Phil) and two sisters (Elizabeth, Danielle). Favorite food is tacos. Favorite book is Love Story. Lists Wilma Flintstone as the cartoon character she would be because “she has expensive jewelry.” Majoring in exercise science.