Jessica  Burns

Jessica Burns


Phoenix, Ariz.

High School:
Xavier College Prepatory



  • Helped the 2V4+ defeat No. 7 Princeton in the regular-season finale
  • Rowed with 2V4+ at Oak Ridge Invitational, winning two gold medals and one silver
  • Won gold in Club 8 at the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta
  • Earned a bronze medal in the Collegiate Pair with Payton Smith at the Chattanooga Head Race
  • Finished sixth in the Collegiate 8 at Chattanooga Head Race
  • At the Head of the Hooch Regatta, took eighth in the Championship 8 and 11th in the Championship 4
2010-11 - Freshman
  • As 2 seat in the V8+, took first place against Minnesota
  • In the same crew took second against Louisville in the V8+
  • Rowed in the 2V4+ at the Conference-USA regatta at 2 seat, winning third place
  • Took home a bronze medal at the Chattanooga Head Race as part of the Collegiate 8+ boat
  • Also part of the C8+ shell that finished 16th at the Head of the Hooch Regatta

High School
  • Graduated from Xavier College Prepatory School in Phoenix, Ariz
  • Member of the National Honor Society
  • Majoring in Psychology
  • After graduating, she would like to become a psychologist and work with people
  • What she loves most about rowing is the team aspect, the coach, the Tennessee River and the program as a whole
  • She loves that Tennessee has beautiful weather and she enjoys all of the school spirit at UT
  • Her 2K erg is 7:15.6
  • First Lady Vol rower ever from Arizona
  • Trained with Tempe Junior Crew, competing mainly in the pairs and fours events


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