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Sean Burns
Position: Throws
Year: Senior
Hometown: Rapid City, S.D.
High School: Central High School

17 Career Wins
- Hammer Throw: 158 feet, 2 inches (4/24/2009 USF Invite)
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Hammer Throw: 166 feet, 3 inches (3/27/2010 Arkansas Spring Invite)

- Hammer Throw: 184 feet, 10 inches (4/10/2010 Jim Duncan Invite)
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Hammer Throw: 187 feet, 9 inches (4/23/2010 Kip Janvrin Open)
- Hammer Throw: 188 feet (4/27/2010 SDSU Twilight)
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Hammer Throw: 188 feet, 8 inches (4/30/2010 Howard Wood Relays)

- Hammer Throw: 188 feet, 9 inches (5/13/2010 Summit League Championships)
- Hammer Throw: 184 feet, 11 inches (4/9/2011 South Dakota/North Dakota Double Dual)
- Hammer throw: 191 feet, 7 inches (4/29/2011 USF Invitational) *SDSU school record
- Shot Put: 49 feet, 10 inches (5/1/2010 Howard Wood Relays)
- Shot Put: 52 feet, 7.25 inches (2/18/2011 USD Twilight/John Dalton Memorial)
- Shot Put: 52 feet, 6 inches (4/9/2011 South Dakota/North Dakota Double Dual)
- Shot Put: 53 feet, 11.75 inches (4/29/2011 USF Invitational)
- Shot Put: 51 feet, 9.75 inches (5/7/2011 Howard Wood Relays)
- Weight Throw: 61 feet, 10.25 inches (12/4/2010 NDSU Open)
- Weight Throw: 64 feet, 8.75 inches (1/15/2011 Graphic Edge Alumni Invite) *SDSU school record, South Dakota collegiate record
- Weight Throw: 60 feet, 1.75 inches (2/18/2011 USD Twilight/John Dalton Memorial)
- Weight Throw: 62 feet, 11.5 inches (2/27/2011 Summit League Championships)

2010-11
Broke his own school record and own South Dakota collegiate record at the Bill Bergan Invite with a weight throw of 65 feet, 7.5 inches (1/29) ... won the shot put (52 feet, 7.25 inches) and the weight throw (60 feet, 1.75 inches) at the USD Twilight (2/18) ... won with a weight throw of 62 feet, 11.5 inches at the Summit League Championships while also placing second in the shot put at 53 feet, 4.25 inches, a team indoor season best (2/27) ... competed at the NCAA qualifier in Ames, Iowa, where he had a weight throw of 58 feet, 8.75 inches ... won five events during the outdoor season ... set the school record with a winning hammer throw of 191 feet, 7 inches at the USF Invite (4/29) ... had a shot put of 52 feet 7.25 inches to place third and a season best discus throw of 163 feet, 11 inches to finish second at the Summit League Championships (5/13-14) ... threw the hammer 184 feet, 10 inches at the NCAA West Regional in Eugene, Oregon (5/27) ... All-Summit League (Indoor & Outdoor)

2009-10
Won the hammer throw six times and broke the SDSU record five times during the outdoor season ...  ... broke the school hammer throw record for the fifth time with a throw of 188 feet, 9 inches at the Summit League Championship (5/14) ... All-Summit League (Outdoor)

2008-09

Placed second in the weight throw at the Bison Classic with a throw of 57 feet, 8.25 inches (1/17) … set the school record in the weight throw at the Nebraska Tune-Up at 58 feet, 10.75 inches (2/20) … finished third at the Summit League Championships in the weight throw with a distance of 58 feet, 9.25 inches (2/27) … placed fourth at the Summit League Championships in the shot put with a distance of 47 feet, 7.25 inches (2/28) … had a second place finish in the shot put with a throw of 46 feet, 10 ¼ inches and finished second in the hammer throw at 135 feet, 9 inches at the DSU Invite (3/28) … placed third with a hammer throw of 145 feet at the Vance Butler Invite (4/3) … in his only javelin throw of the season, Burns finished fifth with a distance of 120 feet, 2 inches at the SDSU Twilight (4/22) … won the hammer throw at the USF Invite with a distance of 158 feet, 2 inches (4/24) … finished third in the shot put at the Howard Wood Relay with a throw of 46 feet, 10 ¼ inches (5/2) … had a second place finish in the hammer throw at 168 feet, 9 inches and placed fifth with a season best of 145 feet, 7 inches in the discus at the USF Last Chance (5/7) … set a career best in the hammer throw of 171 feet, 1 inch for second best in SDSU history (5/14) and had a career best mark of 52 feet, 2 ½ inches in the shot put to finish second at the Summit League Championships to earn all-conference honors (5/15) ... All-Summit League (Indoor)

2007-08

Indoors at the MSU Preseason Open, threw a distance of 55 feet, 1/4 inch to finish fourth in the weight throw and placed seventh in the shot put with a throw of 45 feet, 3 inches... did not compete during the outdoor season

 

2006-07

During the indoor season, had a solid meet at the Dakota Duals, placing third in both the shot put (season-best 42 feet, 2 inches) and weight throw (42 feet, 2-1/4 inches) ... had a season-best weight throw of 43-0-1/4 at the MSU Open on Feb. 2-3 ... outdoors, really heated up at the Independent Championships ... placed fourth in the discus at the Independents with a season-best mark of 142-11 ... placed seventh in the javelin at the Independents with a season-best mark of 155-1 ... placed eighth in the hammer throw at the Independents with a season-best mark of 124-1 ... placed eighth in the shot put at the Independents with a throw of 41-7-1/4 ... posted a season-best shot put of 43-2 during a fourth-place finish at the Howard Wood Relays

 

Before SDSU

Before SDSU: Sean finished up his prep career at Rapid City Central High School ... placed fourth in the discus last spring at the state track meet ... recorded a throw of 148-03 ... also competed in soccer and basketball