|PREVIOUS SCHOOL||Tazewell HS|
2010-11: Had a pair of fifth place finishes during the indoor season...Earned a fifth place showing at the Liberty Open in the shot put with a mark of 14.49m...Also came in fifth at the Atlantic Sun Indoor Championship with a career-best mark of 15.00m in the shot put.
2009-10: His top throw in the shot put of the year came at the season opening Appalachian Invitational with a 14.20m mark to finish in seventh place...Top finish of the year was a sixth place showing in the shot put at the Atlantic Sun Indoor Championship...Best mark of the year in the weight throw was a 14.67m effort at the Tiger Paw Invitational...Best outdoor finish of the year came at the Liberty University Twilight Qualifier as he placed fifth in the shot put with a 13.91m throw.
Prep: Multi-sport athlete at Tazewell High School ... was a four-year letterwinner in football and track and field at Tazewell High School.
Personal: Son of Dale Burton and Janice Burton ... brother of senior thrower Jarrod ... born March 6, 1990 ... plans to major in accounting.