Matthew Burke
Matthew Burke
Height: 5-9
Year: So.
Hometown: Wilmette, IL
High School: New Trier
Position: Distance
Parents: Kevin & Kathryn

Career Best Marks (Indoor):

9:02.75 3000m Run 1/21/2018 Emory Crossplex Invitational
15:50.93 5000m Run 2/8/2019 Samford Bulldog Open

Career Best Marks (Outdoor):

4:12.83 1500m Run 3/29/2019 Emory Classic
9:09.28 3000m Run 4/13/2018 Mountain Laurel Invitational
15:56.77 5000m Run 4/5/2019 Tiger Track Classic
32:53.39 10000m Run 3/22/2019 Emory Invitational

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.

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

"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."