John Burke
John Burke
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Burlington, Mass.
High School: Burlington

2008-2009: Had a 2-18 overall singles record (2-15 dual-match play and 0-3 tournament play) and a 4-14 overall doubles record (0-1 tournament play)...went 1-5 at No. 2 singles and 1-10 at No. 3 singles...won the No. 3 singles match, 6-3, 6-3, against Le Moyne (March 27) as Holy Cross won the match 4-3...was victorious at No. 2 singles by a score of 6-2, 6-0, as the Crusaders defeated American International (April 1), 7-0...went 0-3 at No. 1 doubles with Matt Wierzel, 1-2 at No. 2 doubles with Dan Phelan, 0-2 at No. 3 doubles with Phelan, 0-1 at No. 3 doubles with Brendan McElhenny, 2-3 at No. 2 doubles with Angelo Sica, 1-0 at No. 1 doubles with Ajeya Shekar and 0-2 at No. 2 doubles with Shekar...won the No. 2 doubles match with his partner Phelan, 9-8 (7-5), over Hartford (Oct. 8) as the Crusaders won the match 5-2...won the No. 2 doubles match with Sica, 8-5, versus Le Moyne, while they also won the No. 2 doubles match against Hartford (April 7), 9-7, as Holy Cross won the match 4-3...earned the win with Shekar at No. 1 doubles against American International, 8-4.

2007-2008: Posted a 3-10 overall singles record on the season (0-1 in tournament play), with a 1-3 mark at No. 2 singles and a 2-6 mark at No. 3 singles...went 6-16 overall at doubles (including tournament play), teaming with Wierzel, Kevin Leggio and Sica...posted singles victories in two separate matches against Hartford.

2006-2007: Posted a 3-13 overall singles record on the season (1-2 in tournament play), with a 1-4 mark at No. 2 singles and a 1-7 mark at No. 3 singles...went 5-14 overall at doubles, with a 2-5 record in tournament play, teaming with Marco Lombardo, Sica, McElhenny and Brian Kelly...posted a key singles victory versus Merrimack.

Before Holy Cross: Four-year member of the varsity tennis team at Burlington H.S. for coach Robert Newton as he played at No. 1 singles as a junior and senior, while he played at No. 1 doubles as a freshman and sophomore....named a 2006 captain...earned players award in 2004 and 2006...earned 2006 League All-Star honors...2006 Lowell Sun All-Star...team finished second in the League in 2006...went 50-27 in his career as he went 18-3 in 2006...also a two-year member of the varsity soccer team as he earned the MIAA Sportsmanship Award and the 10th Player Award...member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Son of Paul and Susan Burke...has two sisters (Jamie and Jenna)...his sister Jamie played tennis and was a captain at Babson as she was also on the diving team...an Economics major.