17 - Andrew Burke
Andrew Burke
Birth Date: 11/13/1987
Height: 5-10
Weight: 180
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Southampton, Pa.
High School: Arch Bishop Ryan
Position: F
Previous Team: Philadelphia Little Flyers (AJHL)

2011-12 The bruising senior forward finished his senior campaign with his strongest season yet … Plated in 23 of 26 contests … Finished fourth amongst all UMass Boston skaters with 19 points on eight goals and 11 assists … Attempted 39 shots … Tallied two game-winning goals and one power-play goal … Recorded his first two multi-goal games of his career over a three game stretch with two apiece on November 27 (at Southern Maine) and December 3 vs. the University of New England … Opened the season red-hot to begin the season with eight points over the team’s first seven contests … Tallied two points with a goal and an assist on February 3 in the Beacons 5-4 upset over number four Castleton State … Netted the game-winning goal January 21 at St. Anselm College to give the Beacons their first victory over St. Anselm since the 1999-00 season.  

2010-11 Finished the year with three goals and 10 assists in 19 games played ... Recorded at least one point in four consecutive games ... Recorded three straight games with at least two points, including a pair of assists in November 23 game against Framingham State and November 27 contest with Salve Regina ... Earned a goal and an assist at Southern New Hampshire on November 28 ... Posted a pair of assists in the December 4 game with Wesleyan.

2009-10 Enjoyed a solid sophomore campaign with career highs in points (13), assists (8) and goals (5) over 21 contests ... Opened the season on a four-game point streak over which he netted two goals and dished out three assists ... Recorded first-career multi-point effort with a goal and an assist on Dec. 4 vs. Trinity (CT) ... Dished out a career-high two assists on Feb. 13 in the Beacon's 4-3 win over No. 6 ranked Williams College ... Netted the game-winning goal in the season opener vs. Colby on Nov. 21 ... Recorded two point streaks of three or more games on the year ... Named to the ECAC East All-Academic team.

2008-09: Saw action in 11 games, but worked hard to crack the lineup for the final six games of his season ... Tallied five points on the season with a goal and fourth assists ... Netted his first collegiate goal in the ECAC East tournament semifinals at New England College on March 6, before suffering an injury ... Notched his first career point with an assist in his first game vs. Framingham State College on November 25 ... Put together a three-game point-scoring streak in his first three games from November 25 to December 5. 

PERSONAL/HIGH SCHOOL: Played junior hockey for the Philadelphia Little Flyers of the Atlantic Junior Hockey League ... Named an AJHL All-Star in 2006-2007 ... Graduated from Archbishop Ryan High School in 2006 ... Earned High Honors throughout high school and was named to the President's Academic list at ARHS ... Born November 13, 1987 ... Son of Mike Kucera and Shannon Burke ... Undecided on major ... Interests include weight lifting, running, sports and cooking.