Minutemen looking to start 2015-16 season strong at invitational-style meet.
Career Top Scores
Score (School Rank)
1 Meter - 6 Dives
3 Meter - 6 Dives
Won the Diver Dudes Award with Robert Barry and Trent Kindvall at the season awards banquet ... Only competition came in both boards at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/18-21), scoring 299.35 to win bronze in the 3-Meter after qualifying fifth with a 282.80 ... Was part of the diving trio that scored 51 points in the next-to-last event at the A-10 meet to help clinch the program's 15th conference championship ... Scored 201.60 in the 1-Meter to finish 10th during prelims.
Finished fourth in the 1-meter and third in the 3-meter springboard diving events at the Atlantic 10 Championship meet, scoring 31 points ... Scored a 245.00 in the 1-meter and 258.00 in the 3-meter - both season highs ... Closed out the fall portion of the schedule at the Frank Elm Invitational, finishing fifth in the 1-meter and sixth in the 3-meter ... Took third in his first collegiate competition, scoring 172.50 in the 1-meter at Army (10/4/13) ... Totaled a 218.10 in his first 3-meter collegiate event, a dual with Binghamton (11/2/13).
BMC Durfee High School:
Five-year letter winner at Durfee HS for coach Dave Galatzger Levy ... Three-time conference champion who finished seventh at the state meet as a junior in 2012 ... Was a three-time all-scholastic and Big 3 all-star ... Also played golf and freshman football for the Hilltoppers.
Full name is Nolan George Burns ... Born on Oct. 1, 1994 in Fall River, Mass. ... Son of Mari and Thomas Burns ... Has an older brother, Corey, who was a redshirt on the 2012 UMass football squad ... Majoring in Plant Soil & Insect Sciences ... Has served as a lifeguard during the summer months ... Turfgrass Science and Management major.