Personal Bests (as of June 2017):
Indoor (Fr.): Placed 12th in the 5,000-meter race (15:05.43) and 17th in the 3,000-meter race (8:44.54) at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... Placed sixth in the mile (4:24.11) at the Wisconsin SHELL Shocker, a personal record ... Also took sixth at the Jack Johnson Classic in the 3,000-meter race with a time of 8:44.53.
Outdoor (Fr.): Placed top-10 at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in the 10,000-meter race with a time of 31:47.17, good enough for eighth overall ... Took fifth at the NCC Gregory Final Qualifier in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 15:42.92 ... Won the 5,000-meter race at UW-Whitewater Drake Alternative Meet with a time of 15:31.84 ... Took sixth at the Drury Hotels Joey Haines Invite in the 10,000-meter run (32:27.02).
Cross Country (Fr.): Placed top-50 at the BIG EAST Cross Country Championships in the 8k race with a time of 26:25.7 ... Placed sixth at both the Fremont Hill and Bale and UW Parkside Midwest Open in the 4.98-meter race with a time of 26:10.4 in both ... Placed in Marquette's top-seven in all five of his races ... Finished his highest of the season, at 12th overall, during the UW-Parkside Midwest Open 8k (26:10.3).
Prior to Marquette: Lettered in both track and field and cross country at Bellarmine College Prep in San Jose, Calif. under head coach Patrick McCrystle … Led cross country team to four straight sixth-place team finishes at the state meet … Named team captain and top senior in his final season … Track and field team earned six Western Catholic Athletic League titles and four Central Coast Section championships.
Personal: Burd was born in San Jose, Calif. and is the son of Robert and Max Burd … Has one sibling, Jackie … Plans to study biological sciences.
BIG EAST Indoor Championships
3,000-meter run: 17th (8:44.54)
5,000-meter run: 12th (15:05.43)
BIG EAST Outdoor Championships
10,000-meter run: 8th (31:47.17)
BIG EAST Championships (8k)
2016 - 45th (26:25.7; sixth on MU)