Kansas Jayhawks

Heidi Burns

Height 5'4''
Class Senior
Hometown Girard, Kansas
High School Girard HS

Kansas Coxswain of the Year [2019]

2018-19 (SOPHOMORE)
Commanded the First Varsity Eight to a third-place finish at the Cooper Sprints (3/24) with a time of 6:45.02 … Coxswained the First Varsity Eight to a fifth-place finish in the grand finals with a time of 6:38.88 at the Sunshine State Invite (4/6) … Helped lead the First Varsity Eight to a gold medal at the George Mason Invite (4/14) with a first-place time of 6:33.30 …  Helped the First Varsity Eight to a fourth-place finish at the Big 12 Championship with a time of 6:45.15.

2017-18 (FRESHMAN) 
Coxed the Third Varsity Eight and the Second Varsity Four during her freshman season … Led the Second Varsity Four to a gold medal at the George Mason Invite, clocking a time of 7:23.60 … Qualified for the Grand Final of the Big 12 Championship, coxing the Second Varsity Four … Coxed the First Novice Eight and the First Novice Four at the Jayhawk Jamboree.

Lettered in cheerleading and track & field … Helped the Trojans win three conference track & field championships … Named UCA All-American cheerleader … Member of the National Honor Society … Kansas Regent Scholar.

Daughter of George and Joeen Burns … Has an older brother, Adam … Plans to major in ecology and evolutionary biology.