Women's Swimming
Geni Burts
Geni Burts

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pembroke Pines, FL

High School:
Pembroke Pines Charter

Height:
5-4

Event:
Distance Free/IM

Birthdate:
06/11/1985


As a Junior ('05-'06): Won the 200 IM at the Sun Belt Championships with a time of 2:04.05 and was part of the conference champion 800 free relay that posted a time of 7:29.76...took second in the 200 fly with a season-best time of 2:03.93...earned a third place finish in the 400 IM with a time of 4:26.36...swam the 200 free during the season and won the event against Miami and at the FAU Invite...posted the second fastest time on the team in the event at 1:52.78...swam the distance free and back events throughout the season.

As a Sophomore ('04-'05): Swam season-best times in the 1650 free, 400 IM and 500 free at the Sun Belt Championships...won the 1650 free with a time of 16:56.97...broke the pool record of 4:22.69 in the 400 IM at the Sun Belt Championships but finished .04 seconds behind the first-place finisher...one of five Owls to advance to the finals of the 500 free at the conference championships...she won the event in 4:55.32... part of the 400 and 800 free relays that finished second at the conference championships in 3:30.98 and 7:40.42, respectively...swam a season-best 1:53.02 in the 200 free on 12/18/04... started swimming the distance events in the final two meets of the regular season and posted a team-best time of 10:15.88 in the 1000 free on 1/29/05...swam the 200 back in five meets and never finished out of the top four...season-best time came on 11/13/04 after finishing in 2:07.31...swam the 200 IM in four meets and won the event three times...her season-best time came on 10/23/04 when she swam a 2:07.09...also swam the 400 IM four times during the regular-season and won the event three times...two-time Sun Belt Swimmer of the Week...earned the award after winning the 400 IM and advancing to the finals of the 200 fly and 500 free at the Georgia Tech Invitational...she was also honored after she won the 500 free and 200 IM against the University of Miami.

As a Freshman ('03-'04): A hard worker that earned a third place finish at the NIC Championships in the 500 free (4:59.10) after swimming a season-best 4:57.63 in the preliminaries and finished second in the 1650 free (17:02.72) and 400 IM (4:25.18)...a member of the 200-medley-relay team that broke the school record at the conference championships with a time of 1:44.15 and then came back on the same night to set a school record, NIC record and a `B' cut time in the 800 free relay (7:22.43)...season bests in the 200 free (1:56.95) and 1000 free (10:16.21) versus Miami...swam a season-best 2:05.96 in the 200 fly for a second place finish at the Florida State Invitational...also finished second in the 500 free at the same meet with a time of 5:01.48...finished second in the 1000 free (10:18.29) and 200 IM (2:08.03) in a dual meet with Purdue and Georgia Tech...advanced to the finals of the 500 free at the Minnesota Invitational (5:03.87)...won the 1000 free (10:26.88) at the FAU Invite.

High School: Swam at Pembroke Pines Charter for Christopher Anderson, Jr....received MVP honors all four years and was the team captain her junior season.

Personal: Business management major...born June 11, 1985, in Dallas, TX...daughter of Jess and Maria Burts...hobbies include drawing and painting.

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