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Casey Burnham

Position OF
B/T L/L
Class R-Junior
Height 5'9"
Weight 185 lbs.
Hometown Grand Island, Neb.
High School Grand Island HS

HONORS & AWARDS

  • 2021 Academic All-Big 12 Baseball First Team
  • Earned Big 12 Newcomer of the Week honors (5/6)

2021 (R-SOPHOMORE)

  • Appeared in 23 games with 22 starts
  • Hit .286 (20-for-70) with six doubles, one triple and 11 RBI
  • Recorded a season-high two RBI three times – vs. South Dakota State (2/19), vs. Creighton (3/21) and at Lafayette (3/23)
  • Season-high three hits at Lafayette
  • Opening day starter in centerfield
  • Finished the year with eight stolen bases on nine attempts
  • 15-game reached base streak to end the season
  • 2021 Academic All-Big 12 Baseball First Team

2020 (SHORTENED SEASON DUE TO CORONAVIRUS)

  • Appeared in 12 games with 12 starts at center field
  • Opening day starter at center field against Belmont (2/14), recording one double, one stolen base and one hit by pitch
  • Led Kansas with six doubles and recorded a two-double game at Belmont (2/15)
  • Registered four multiple-hit games, including back-to-back two-hit performances at Belmont (2/15-16)
  • Hit lone home run of season at Charleston Southern (2/23)
  • Tallied a season-high three runs at Creighton (3/4)

2019 (FRESHMAN)

  • Started in 41 of the 49 games he played
  • Made first-career start on Opening Day at USC Upstate (2/15)
  • Connected for first hit of career against the Spartans (2/15)
  • Drove in first RBI at USC Upstate (2/16)
  • Career-high six at bats vs. Texas Southern (2/23)
  • Set new career high with three hits vs. Northern Illinois (3/1)
  • Hit first-career triple vs. Central Connecticut State (3/12)
  • Swiped a personal-best three bags vs. Seton Hall (3/13)
  • Batted in a career-high two runs and hit his first career home run against Texas (5/3)