Prior to Utah: Played in 12 games for Taft CC in California ... hit .286 with two RBI, and had a .480 on-base percentage ... Academic All-Central Valley Conference.
High School: Twice named second team all-region at Highland High School in Salt Lake City, Utah ... co-captain as a senior.
Personal: Born Aug. 10, 1988... son of Steve and Keri Burgess ... a business finance major ... both parents graduated from Utah, and has two brothers currently attending the U. ... enjoys playing ping pong and going to Jazz games ... favorites: team - Atlanta Braves; player - Fred McGriff.