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Chase Burton

Class: Junior Position: Height: 6-0 Weight: 168 Previous School: Homeschooled Hometown: Naples, Fla.

2017-18 (So.)
• Named to Big South Conference Second Team All-Conference singles list
• Tabbed 2018 ITA Scholar Athlete after posting a 4.0 GPA in both fall and spring semesters
• Garnered inclusion on the Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Served as the team captain for the season
• Finished tied for first on the squad with 23 singles victories, 15 of which came in the spring
• Reached the quarterfinals of the singles main draw of the ITA Atlantic Regional after winning four matches
• Went 11-5 at No. 3 singles and 6-1 in Big South singles bouts
• Closed the year on a seven-match winning streak, spanning from March 17-April 16
• Tallied 16 doubles victories on the year, tied for the third most on the team
• Notched 10 doubles triumphs in the spring, posting a 6-1 mark with partner Sam Matheson in Big South doubles matches
• Won 41 singles matches over the past two seasons, the most of any Flames men's tennis player in that span

2016-17 (Fr.)
• Named to Big South Conference First Team All-Conference singles list
• Selected to the VaSID All-State Men's Tennis singles second team, the first Flames freshman in program history to garner the distinction
• Chosen as the Big South Freshman of the Week in back-to-back weeks (Feb. 2, Feb. 8)
• Tabbed 2017 ITA Scholar-Athlete
• Named to Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Became the first Flame since Shea Thomas in 2013 to advance to the round of 16 in the singles main draw at the ITA Atlantic Regional
• Led the squad with 18 singles victories, 13 of which came during the spring
• Went 8-3 at No. 1 singles (fourth in Big South) and 5-2 in Big South singles competition
• Recorded three straight singles triumphs four times
• Closed the year by winning eight of his last 11 singles bouts
• Collected 12 doubles victories to finish tied for the second on the team in the category
• Posted a 10-7 mark in spring doubles matches and 5-2 mark against Big South foes
• Represented the Liberty men's tennis program at the ITF USA F29 Futures tournament during the fall

Prep
• Homeschooled
• Listed as a five-star recruit for majority of high school career
• Received first ATP singles ranking at age 18
• Ranked 458 by ITF as a senior
• ITF Copa El Salvador doubles champion as a junior
• American Cup doubles champion as a sophomore
• USTA Florida State doubles champion and USTA Zonals team championship first place as a sophomore

Personal
• Son of Jack and Jennifer Burton
• Majoring in business administration: entrepreneurship
• Birthday is April 22

 

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  • Muamba, Wilson and Burton Garner ASUN Men's Tennis Major Postseason Awards

    Liberty's Nicaise Muamba, Josh Wilson and Chase Burton were recognized on Wednesday night by the conference prior to the beginning of the 2019 ASUN Men's Tennis Championship. Read More

    Apr 18

  • Liberty's Duo of Muamba and Burton Receive No. 61 National Ranking

    The Liberty doubles team of Nicaise Muamba and Chase Burton received a No. 61 doubles national ranking by the ITA this week. Read More

    Mar 8

  • Burton Receives Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship Award

    Liberty men's tennis junior Chase Burton has earned the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA)/Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship Award. Read More

    May 22

  • Flames' Muamba, Wilson and Burton Listed Among Atlantic Region's Best

    The Liberty Flames men's tennis team featured two ranked singles players and a ranked doubles team in the final Oracle/ITA Division I Regional Rankings for the Atlantic Region. Read More

    Jun 17

  • Liberty Places 3 on VaSID All-State Men's Tennis Team

    Liberty men's tennis players Nicaise Muamba, Josh Wilson and Chase Burton each received recognition on the VaSID All-State teams, Thursday. Read More

    Jun 27

  • Flames Earn ITA All-Academic Team Award and Feature Five Scholar-Athletes

    The Liberty Flames men's tennis team received the honor of 2019 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team and featured five ITA Scholar-Athletes. Read More

    Jul 19

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