10 - James Burke
James Burke
Height: 5-11
Weight: 180
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Scotch Plains, N.J.
High School: Seton Hall Prep
Position: G
Major: Mathematics and Management

2012-13: Played in 25 games as a senior after being away from the court for two seasons … started 13 games … Academic All-NEWMAC … fourth on the team in scoring (10.2 ppg) and third in assists (42) and steals (22) … one of the team’s primary outside shooting threats … led the squad with 56 three-point field goals … led the team in scoring twice during the season … reached double figures in scoring in 11 games … started the season off with a 19-point outing at Lesley (11/15) … season best five rebounds at Gordon (11/17) … 10 points against Curry (11/24) … dropped in 16 points against Newbrury (12/1) … 15 points and four rebounds at Bridgewater St. (12/13) … 18 points at La Verne (12/31) … reached double figures in three straight games in January … started with an 18-point outing at Springfield (1/8) … followed with a career best 24-point night against Coast Guard (1/10) … hit on eight of nine three-point attempts against the Bears … finished off the streak with a 15-point game against Babson (1/12) … 19 points and three steals at Coast Guard (1/26) … 11 points and a season-high four assists against Springfield (2/23) in the NEWMAC Tournament.

2010-11 and 2011-12: Did not play basketball.

2009-10: Played in 26 games as a freshman … second on the team in scoring with his 9.2 ppg average … led the squad with 60 made three-point attempts … reached double figures in scoring in 12 games … season-high of 19 points came in his first collegiate game vs. John Abbott (11/20) … career best five assists against Salem State (12/10) … best rebounding total came at Babson (1/9) when he pulled down four while scoring 14 points … 15 points in back-to-back games near the end of the season at Wheaton (2/17) and at Springfield (2/20).

Off The Court at MIT: Majoring in mathematics and management … minor in finance … internships as a trader at Morgan Stanley and as a financial analyst at American Express … Community Service chair and Treasurer of Lambda Chi Alpha.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Seton Hall Prep under Coach Bob Farrell... selected as 2nd-team all-Sophomore-Freshman … third team all-Junior … two-time second team All-Oranges … second team all-conference... New Jersey Non-Public A State Champion... Essex County Champion... first team All-Tournament Big Time Tournament in Las Vegas, NV Open Division … also played golf … two-time first team all-conference … third team All State-Prep … New Jersey Non-Public A State Champion … Essex County Champion.

Personal: Father played basketball at Brown … sister, Jenny, played at Yale.