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Aaron Burton
Aaron Burton

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Roanoke, Va.

High School:
Patrick Henry H.S.

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 185

Position:
IF

B/T:
R/R

04/07/2012

HAWKS WIN TWO TO SWEEP SEASON SERIES VS. COPPIN STATE

UMES holds on to win 6-5 in game 1, uses six-run fourth inning to win 2nd game 10-4

04/06/2012

HAWKS SCORE FIVE IN THE NINTH TO WALK-OFF AGAINST COPPIN STATE

First time this year UMES won when down after eight innings

04/03/2012

FLEETWOOD HOME RUN NOT ENOUGH AS UMES FALLS TO THE TRIBE

Fleetwood hits second home run of the year in 18-3 defeat

03/31/2012

WITTE ONE-HITTER, 24-RUN DAY HIGHLIGHTS UMES TWINBILL WIN OVER COPPIN STATE

UMES wins 18-1 in game one, 6-4 in game two to move to third place in MEAC North

03/10/2012

FIVE HAWKS MULTI-HIT IN UMES LOSS TO TEMPLE

UMES scored two runs in the ninth, had tying run on deck in 8-4 defeat

2012: Main second baseman off the bench for UMES, playing in 23 games with 19 starts ... had four extra base hits among seven hits on the season in 60 at bats ... led all reserves with six runs scored ... earned first hit as a Hawk with a triple at Gardner-Webb (2/17) ... drove in first run with RBI triple vs. Cornell (3/4).

High School/Club: Lettered in baseball at Patrick Henry High School ... named first-team all-conference third baseman as a senior, second-team as a junior ... named second-team all-conference pitcher junior year ... district tournament champion junior season ... named Western Valley District All-Academic Team all four years ... played for the Roanoke Badgers, winning state championship twice.

Personal: Born Apr. 9, 1993 in Roanoke, Va. ... son of Tim and Nancy Burton ... has a brother, Tim ... major is pre-physician's assistant ... pregame routine includes listening to Jason Aldean and Garth Brooks ... personal best sports moment is hitting a three-run home run against district rival Franklin County ... lists high school coach Aaron Haigler as person who influences him most for making him the player he is today ... plans to become a physician's assistant upon graduation ... favorite saying is "Practice doesn't make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect." ... hobbies include hunting and fishing ... favorite movie is "Jarhead" ... personal athletic goal this season is to bat over .300 ... personal athletic goal upon graduation in to be an all-conference player.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SLG% BB K OB% SB-ATT FLD%
2012 .117 23-19 60 6 7 2 2 0 2 .217 7 21 .217 1-1 .961
Total .117 23-19 60 6 7 2 2 0 2 .217 7 21 .217 1-1 .961