Sam Burns


Player profile

  • Height 5-10
  • Weight 209
  • Hometown Upper Arlington, Ohio
  • Last School Upper Arlington
  • Year Freshman

Prior to Ohio State

  • Played lacrosse and ice hockey at Upper Arlington High School in Columbus.
  • Named the 2022 Ohio Player of the Year, OCC Player of the Year and Regional Midfield Player of the Year.
  • Was the team’s leading goal-scorer and an all-Ohio selection as a junior in 2021.
  • Also an all-conference and all-region selection.
  • Part of a team that won the Midwest championship.
  • Earned all-state and all-conference honors in hockey.


  • Has an uncle, Jeff, who played football at Toledo.
  • Is the son of Chris and Shelly Burns.