Blue Jays Top Zurich Padres to Claim Swiss Tournament Title
Hopkins Advances to Centennial Championship
Blue Jays Defeat Washington College 5-1 to Improve Unbeaten Streak to 14
Zach Jaffe's Clutch 2-Out Hit Tied the Game One Batter Earlier
Hopkins Sweeps Swarthmore, Sits in First Place in Centennial
2017: Converted from a starting pitcher to a reliever for the Blue Jays, appearing in 12 games • earned a 2-0 record and picked up two saves • struck out 22 in 34.2 innings pitched • struck out four batters in his first three starts of the season.
2016: Appeared in 10 games for Hopkins, starting seven games • struck out 33 batters, tied for the second most on the team, in 39.2 innings pitched • pitched 8.1 innings at Dickinson (4/8), striking out six batters and giving up only four hits • struck out six batters on two other occasions: vs. Amherst (3/15) and against Gettysburg (4/21).
2015: Made seven appearances on the mound including five starts • compiled a 3-1 record with a team-best 1.78 ERA in 30.1 innings pitched • recorded 28 strikeouts while walking just five hitters • tallied a season best 11 strike outs and allowed just two hits in a win against Minnesota-Morris (3/14) • tossed seven innings allowing only one earned run to earn the win in an NCAA Regional elimination game vs. Misercordia (5/15).
High School: Named Tri-Valley Pitcher of the Year as sophomore • Led team to three playoff appearances • Three-time Tri-Valley First Team All-Star • Hit .362 at the plate while pitching seven complete games during senior season.
Personal: Nick Burns • Son of Marcie and Steven Burns • father played baseball at Princeton • has two siblings, Matt and Peyton • Majoring in mathematics and statistics with a minor in financial economics.