Ramzy Burns was named a co-captain of the 2012 Muhlenberg College cross country team.

Burns, a junior, is a Northwestern Lehigh High School graduate.

Burns finished fifth on the team in the NCAA Mideast Regional, securing the team's seventh-place finish, its best in program history.

The Mules are scheduled to open their 2012 season at the Lehigh Invitational in Bethlehem, Pa., on Friday, Aug. 31.