Christina Burns
Christina Burns
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: Westford, Mass.
High School: Westford Academy
Major: Psychology

2016-17 Season: Tabbed to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference All-Academic Team ... Competed in nine meets for the Sharks ... Saw action in six different events, including four different freestyle strokes from the 100 to the 1000 ... Turned in three top-five efforts ... Placed third in the 1000-yard freestyle with a time of 12:36.76 to help Simmons defeat Wellesley College on November 12 ... Clocked in with a personal-best time of 2:22.27 to place sixth in the 200-yard freestyle vs. Colby-Sawyer College and Regis (Mass.). 

2015-16 Season:
Named to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference All-Academic Team ... Competed in nine different events ... Swam primarily freestyle, competing in all lengths and posted three top-four showings in the 1000 ... Placed second in the 1000-yard freestyle vs. Regis College and Colby-Sawyer College  on January 16 ... Turned in career-best times in seven different events.

2014-15 Season: 
Named to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference All-Academic Team ... Swam in eight different events, including every freestyle event from the 50 to the 1650 in her rookie campaign for the Sharks ... Scored 17 points on the season, including four third-place efforts ... Made her collegiate debut with a fifth-place effort in the 500-yard freestyle at Westfield State University on October 25 ... Posted a season-best time of 12:50.21 in the 1000-freestyle for a third-place finish at Wellesley University on November 15 ... Finished third with a season-best mark of 21:04.24 in the 1650-freestyle vs. Western New England University on January 24.

High School/Personal: Four-year letterwinner for Westford Academy ... Named the Grey Ghosts' Most Improved Swimmer following her sophomore campaign ... Helped WA to consecutive D1 State Championships as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Earned Academic Excellence Awards at Westford Academy as a junior and senior ... Worked with athletes in the Nashoba Valley Special Olympics and volunteered at her church all through high school ... Born April 4, 1995 ... Majoring in Psychology with a minor in Special Education at Simmons and would like to pursue a career as a Special Education Teacher ... Daughter of Kathleen and Paul Burns ... Enjoys spending time with her siblings, Mia, Nicholas and Peter.