Matthew Burke
Matthew Burke
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Wilmette, IL
High School: New Trier

High School:
Competed four years on the cross country and track and field teams at New Trier Township High School ... Was coached by Dave Wisner ... Posted a time of 15:25 in the three-mile run ... Clocked a 9:57 in the 3,200 meters ... All-conference honoree as a senior and was named a Scholar-Athlete ... Helped his team to a IHSA Regional title as a senior ... Helped organize the Run BeCAUSE Community Run, with the proceeds benefiting the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Personal:
Son of Kevin and Kathryn Burke ... Born May 21.

Quote:
"When I visited Emory in the fall of 2016, I immediately fell in love with both the school and cross country program.  I knew right then that it was the right fit for me."