Michael Burch | Distance
Hometown: Varnville, S.C.
Previous School: Wade Hampton High School
Finished fifth in the men’s 3000 meter run at North Carolina’s Joe Hilton Open in a time of 9:50.46 at North Carolina’s Joe Hilton Open … Finished fourth in the 3000 meter run in a time of 9:56.65 at Clemson’s Bob Pollock Invitational … Finished 32nd in the 3000 meter run in a time of 9:56.56 at ETSU’s Buccaneer Open … Finished 36th in the in the 3000 meter run in a time of 9:47.65 at UCS Invitational … Earned 38th place in the 5000 meter run, crossing the line in a time of 17:09.49 at Coastal Carolina Invitational … Finished 34th in the finals of the seeded 5000 meter run in a time of 17:01.97 at Emory Classic … Crossed the line in 37th in a time of 4:29.28 in the men’s 1500 meters at the Cumberlands Invitational … Finished 18th in the 5000 meter run at the SAC Championships.
Finished 20th in the 3000 meter run at Clemson’s Orange and Purple Classic in a time of 10:19.20 … Placed second in the 3,000 meter run in a time of 10:04.62 at Clemson’s Bob Pollock Invitational … Placed eighth in the 3000 meter run in a time of 9:47.46 at the Gamecock Invitational … Finished 19th in the 5000 meter run at the Terrier Relays in a time of 16:58.37 … Placed 17th in a time of 4:34.80 in the 1500 meters at the Chanticleer Classic … Finished 19th in the 5000 meter run in a time of 17:12 at the South Atlantic Conference Championships.
Also lettered in baseball … Earned the English Department Award, the History Department award, the Academic Average Award and was a Palmetto Boys State attendee.
Personal Best Times – High School
• 1,600 Meter Run 5:01
• 3,200 Meter Run 10:21
• 5,000 Meter Run 18:01
Born on April 11, 1995 … Son of William and Deborah Burch … Majoring in Graphic Design.