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Inducted as a truly great player, Burnett was a three-time high school All-American and high school all-star at Wroxeter and at St. Mary’s (Md). During his career at North Carolina, Burnett was a four-time All-American, earning first team honors in 1981 and 1982, second team in 1983, and honorable mention in 1980. He was named ACC Player of the Year (1981) and was a three-time All-ACC team member. He graduated as UNC’s third all-time leading scorer and second among UNC’s all-time assist leaders.
Burnett helped his team capture two NCAA Division I National Championships (1981, 1982) and two ACC Championships (1981, 1982). As one of the Top-50 All-Time ACC Players, Burnett was voted into the US Lacrosse Chesapeake Chapter Hall of Fame in 2009 and inducted into the Anne Arundel (Md.) County Sports Hall of Fame in 2010.