At Delaware: All-Colonial Athletic Association candidate...third-year member of the squad who will continue to be a key member of Delaware defense that ranks among the top units in the CAA...longstick midfielders who also plays a key role on the wing on faceoffs and has the ability to score...has played in 21 career games and contributed three goals, three assists, 31 groundballs, and 10 caused turnovers.
2010 Delaware: Proved to be one of the team's most improved players...played a key role in leading Delaware to the CAA Tournament title and an NCAA Tournament berth for head coach Bob Shillinglaw...played in 16 games for the Blue Hens and contributed three goals and three assists to lead all lonsticks in scoring...scooped up 30 groundballs to rank eighth on team and was tied for third with 10 caused turnovers...enjoyed an outstanding post-season and was named to the CAA All-Tournament team...scored a goal, dished out two assists, and recorded four groundballs and two caused turnovers in CAA semifinal win over Drexel...scored a goal and added four groundballs in the NCAA's vs. North Carolina...scored his first career goal vs. Hofsra at Big City Classic...also had four groundballs and three caused turnovers vs. Vermont and added three caused turnovers against Massachusetts and two vs. Hartford.
2009 Season: Played in five games as a freshman and earned letter...backup longstick midielder and defender...picked up one groundball on the season...saw action vs. Saint Joseph's, Albany, Georgetown, Brown, and Drexel.
High School: Played football and lacrosse at the Severn School in Severna Park, Md...played defense in lacrosse for head coach John Twicker...earned second team All-County and honorable mention All-Metro honors as a senior...played cornerback and wide receiver in football...earned second team All-State honors while also earning All-County and All-Metro honors.
Personal: Taylor Mitchell Burns...born Nov. 10, 1989...son of Tom and Joyce Burns...economics major at Delaware...would like to work in the real estate field after graduation...works as a lacrosse camp counselor and coach during the summer...enjoys snowboarding and wakeboarding in his spare time...one of four children...father, Tom, played college basketball at Bryant University in Rhode Island.
Career-High Goals: 1 vs. Hofstra, Drexel-II, North Carolina, 2010