7 - Matt Burke
Matt Burke
Height: 6-0
Weight: 191
Year: Senior
Hometown: Milton, Mass.
High School: Milton Academy (NEPSAC)
Position: D
Captain 2006-07: Played in all 35 games ... ranked fourth on the team in points with 18 and assists with 16 ... also added two goals ... scored a goal in the 5-4 win over Canisius (11/3/06) ... netted the game-winner in the 2-1 victory at Canisius (2/10/07) ... recorded two assists against Canisius (11/4/06), Army (11/18/06), Bentley (1/6/07) and AIC (1/20/07) ... received the Glenn "Spike" Crane Memorial Award ... earned a spot on the Atlantic Hockey All-Academic Team. 2005-06: Played in all 39 games ... finished seventh on the team in scoring with four goals and 18 assists for 22 points ... his 18 assists and 22 points were career highs ... assisted on the game-winning sudden-death overtime goal in the 4-3 victory over Minnesota in the NCAA West Regional Semifinals (3/24/06) ... scored two goals in the 5-3 win at UConn (1/24/06) ... scored a goal and added an assist against Sacred Heart (2/24/06) ... scored the game-winning goal in the 3-1 win over AIC in the AHA quarterfinals (3/11/06) ... had two assists against AIC (1/27/06), Canisius (2/10/06) and Bentley in the AHA finals (3/18/06). 2004-05: Played in all but two games for a total of 34 games ... scored six goals, five on the man-up advantage, and added five assists for a total of 11 points ... posted his first career point, an assist, in his first career game against Alabama-Huntsville (10/22/04) ... scored his first collegiate goal against Army (11/20/04) ... posted two game-winners, including in the 6-3 victory over Connecticut (12/30/04) and in the 4-2 win over Sacred Heart in the Atlantic Hockey Quarterfinals (3/12/05) ... registered the game-tying goal against Canisius (1/29/05) ... earned the 2004-05 Holy Cross Seventh Player Award. Before Holy Cross: Played three seasons for coach Paul Cannata at Milton Academy of the ISL ... scored eight goals and had 15 assists for a total of 23 points ... received All-ISL honors ... named Team MVP and to the ISL Flood Marr Tournament All-Star team ... also played third base and pitched for Tom Flaherty on Milton Academy's baseball team that won the 2003 ISL Baseball Championship ... received All-ISL honors and named team captain his senior year ... named to the first team All-Star Bay State League all four years ... member of the 2002 National Honor Society and the 2001 Century Club ... co-president of the Student Activities Association. Personal: Son of John and Mary Burke ... has one sister, Lauren, and one brother, Chris ... father played hockey at Northeastern ... majoring in Psychology.