Jerry Burton
Jerry Burton

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Chesapeake, Va.

High School:
Hickory

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 150

Event:
Freestyle/Backstroke

Birthdate:
02/21/1994

Club:
Tide


01/26/2014

UConn Men's Swimming And Diving Defeats Seton Hall, 175-116

The Huskies have won all four of their head-to-head meets this season

11/02/2013

Connecticut Defeats Villanova 176-92 To Win Second Straight Meet

UConn swimmers Kieth Piper and Mike Lennon each win two races

At UConn: Continued to improve in his sophomore season… Competed in the 200-yard backstroke, 200-yard freestyle and 500-yard freestyle at the 2015 Conference Meet... Really started to hit his stride in the summer following his freshman campgain... Has trained well and still posseses a lot of potential in the 200-yard freestyle and backstroke events.

Achievements: Was a National Scholastic Athlete at Hickory High School... Named the Virginia Swimmer of the Year while in high school.

Personal: Born Feb. 21, 1994... Son of Jerry and Chellie Burton... Has two brothers, Logan and Nick, and one sister, Bethany... Undecided Major.

Why UConn: "I chose UConn because when looking for a college, I took into account the academics. I believe I can achieve my academic and athletic goals as well as be a part of a team that works together like a whole."