Athlete of the Week: Noah Burns


Christina Kowalski/ Ali Wagner

NB following through.

Last Tuesday, senior Noah Burns scored the winning run in an upset win over Mount Union.

Yesterday was Senior Night and the Blue Devils won against Williamsburg 6-1.

Burns helped out with the win with his hitting and his glove at second base.

For his actions he is the BluePrint’s athlete of the week.

Burns has been playing baseball for as long as he can remember.


How did you get involved with baseball?

Burns: My dad signed me up for t-ball when I was really young.

What’s the best part of baseball to you?

Burns: Growing a special bond with my team and going far into districts with them.

What positon do you play?

Burns: Second base.

How did you improve as an individual from last year?

Burns: I tried to come into the season and be a leader for my team, and I’ve been working on my hitting as well.

How do you predict the rest of the season will go?

Burns: I think we will get on a winning streak and make some noise in playoffs.

Since it’s your senior year what do you wish to accomplish that maybe you didn’t in previous years?

Burns: Win districts. We’ve made it far the past two seasons. I really want to finish strong this year and get that medal.

Do you plan on continuing baseball into your college career?

Burns: Yes. I plan to continue my baseball career at Penn State Altoona.