As A Sophomore (2014): Named to the 2013-14 BIG EAST Conference All-Academic Team ... appeared in three games, totaling 73:13 of game time while tallying 11 saves and posting a .379 save percentage ... added two groundballs and caused one turnover ... came off the bench to play 37:10 in a 16-11 loss at No. 17 Drexel (March 4), making four saves ... made a brief appearance in the Red Storm's 16-9 defeat at No. 5 Denver (April 12) ... played 36:01 in the season finale at No. 10 UPenn, making a season-high seven saves while posting a campaign-best .379 save percentage.
As A Freshman (2013): Appeared in three games in his rookie season, making one start in the Red Storm net ... posted a .523 save percentage and tallied 23 saves in 94:48 of total action ... made his season debut in a 20-13 home victory over Rutgers (March 16), making three saves in 4:14 of action ... played 30:36 in a 14-13 overtime loss to Georgetown (April 6), making a seven saves ... made his first career start in place of the injured Jeff Lowman in a home contest against Villanova (April 13), making a career-high 13 saves in a 13-11 loss in a complete-game effort.
At St. Joseph's-Metuchen: Lettered all four seasons in lacrosse ... served as captain his senior year ... totaled 324 saves over his four-year career ... accumulated an all-time record of 14-4 ... won the Non-Public A State Championship his sophomore season ... named First Team All-County his sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... recognized as First Team Non-Public A sophomore year and second team junior and senior seasons.
Off The Field: Son of Mary and John ... has an older brother Josh (30) and older sister Kelsey (25) ... wants to join the Peace Corps after graduating ... majoring in government and politics ... visualizes shots and his saves before every game ... chose St. John's because of its proximity to New York City and its Vincentian mission ... recruited by Note Dame, Princeton, Brown, Harvard, Dartmouth, Rutgers, Colgate and Air Force ... lists his first career start against Villanova (April 13) as his favorite moment in sports ... lists Martin Brodeur as his favorite athlete ... lists running for office among his career aspirations.
Burke Up Close
Favorite Movie: "The Godfather"
Favorite Book: "A Study in Scarlet" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Favorite TV Show: "The Newsroom"
Favorite Song: "Hey Jude" by The Beatles