Ricky Burns
Ricky Burns
Weight: 149
Year: So.
Hometown: El Paso, Texas
High School: El Paso Burges
Major: Justice and Public Policy

2012-13 Season (Sophomore): Posted a 5-12 record at 149 lbs...Recorded one win by fall...Won two matches at the North Central College Invitational (Dec. 8), a 7-4 win over Isaac Bray (Wheaton College) and a 6-5 win over Logan Meurer (Wheaton College)...Earned victories in two matches at the Florida Gulf Coast Duals (Dec. 16), defeating Ben Deig (Augustana College) and Seth Hardcastle (Augustana College)...Pinned Cory Miklas (MSOE) at the Northern Wrestling Association Tournament (Feb. 23)

2011-12 Season (Freshman): Finished freshman campaign 12-21, splitting time at 149 and 157 lbs....Placed 4th at Northern Wrestling Association Meet in February at 157 lbs....Finished 1-2 at the NCAA Division III Great Lakes Regional in Minneapolis, Minn., in February...Recorded 42 takedowns and five pins on the year.

High School (El Paso Burges):
 Finished 43-8 senior year, placing fifth in regionals...Team MVP for 2010-11...District champion in 2011...Finished 42-12 junior year, qualifying to Texas State Meet...District champion, third in regionals junior year...Career high school record of 134-43...Won district all four seasons...Coached in high school by Jeff Himelspach.

Personal: Son of Robert and Linda...Has one older sister, Kellie...Has one older brother, Rusty.