Nick Burton
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    Nick Burton

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Vallejo, CA

    High School:
    Armijo

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 190

    Event:
    Breast/IM

    Major:
    Law

    At AFA: Returned to swim team junior year after taking sophomore year off ... on the Air Force water polo team as a junior ... set school record in the 100 fly at the 2006 MWC Championships with a time of 48.90 ... USAFA Top 10 in 200 IM (1:48.87), 100 breaststroke (57.51), 200 breastroke (2:02.62) ... all-MWC first-team in the 200 and second team in the 100 fly and 200 breast ... At 2003 MWC Championships: finished fourth in 200 IM (1:50.64), fifth in 400 IM (4:02.81), and fifth in the 200 breastroke (2:04.81).

    High School: Played water polo for four years ... a four-time All-American swimmer ... four-time team MVP in swimming and three time MVP in water polo.

    Personal: Member of cadet squadron 14 ... birthdate is Feb. 17, 1984 ... majoring in law ... plans on becoming a contracting officer in the Air Force ... hero is his brother, Marcus (24) ... hobbies include swimming, water polo, piano and church ... favorite inspirational quote is "This too, you will overcome," from a short story his brother created ... favorite food is Mexican ... enjoys listening to CPM 22 ... favorite book is The Giver ... credits his family as having the biggest influence in his sports career ... son of Mark and Diane Burton.

    Inside Men's Swimming