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James Burke
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James  Burke

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Duxbury, Mass.

High School:
Duxbury

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 169

Position:
M

Birthdate:
03/31/1994


03/27/2015

Men's Lacrosse Makes History on ESPNU Sunday

The contest is also the first in the quest for the Creator's Trophy

03/20/2015

Nittany Lions Take On No. 5/6 Denver Saturday

Denver holds the teams' series advantage, 4-2

03/13/2015

Penn State Visits Minutemen for Saturday Matinee

The Nittany Lions conclude their Massachusetts Spring Break at Massachusetts

03/09/2015

Men's Lacrosse Faces Marist in Midweek Matchup

This will be the first meeting between the Nittany Lions and Red Foxes

03/06/2015

Men's Lacrosse Starts Spring Break at Harvard

Penn State and Harvard have met just once before, in 1937

03/04/2014

No. 9 Men's Lacrosse at No. 19 Ohio State (3/1/2014

The ninth-ranked Nittany Lions defeated Ohio State, 11-8, at the Horseshoe.

Photos by Steve LaCrosse

02/15/2014

No. 9 Penn State vs. No 12 Loyola (2/15/14)

No. 9 Penn State men's lacrosse fell to No. 12 Loyola on Feb. 15, 2014 at Holuba Hall, 12-11 (OT).

05/01/2013

Penn State Men's Lacrosse Beats UMass, 10-7, in CAA Semifinals

Penn State defeated UMass, 10-7, to earn a spot in the CAA Final in Happy Valley.

Photos by Steve Tressler

03/17/2013

Men's Lacrosse Wins at UMass (3/16/13)

Penn State defeated UMass, 7-5, in Amherst, Mass. (Photos by Steve LaCrosse)

02/17/2013

No. 15 Men's Lacrosse Downs No. 9 Denver in Jacksonville

No. 15 Penn State men's lacrosse defeated No. 9 Denver in Jacksonville, Fla. on Sunday, Feb. 17.

2014 ALL-CAA SECOND TEAM
2013 ALL-CAA FRESHMAN TEAM

2014
Appeared in 13 games, starting eight ... Caused five turnovers against Villanova (3/29), a single game high on the team ... Caused three against Loyola (2/15) ... Second on the team in caused turnovers (14) ... Collected 29 ground balls, placing him fourth on the team ... Recorded two shots ... Notched career-high 29 ground balls and 14 caused turnovers.

2013
Appeared in 17 games ... Finished the season with 27 ground balls and six caused turnovers ... Collected two or more ground balls on 10 occasions with season high of three ground balls against Binghamton (3/19), Villanova (3/30), Towson (4/13), Delaware (4/20) and Yale (5/11) ... Knocked away a season-high two turnovers at Bucknell (3/26).

BEFORE PENN STATE
Lettered all four years at Duxbury High school, helping DHS to three state championships in 2009, 2011 and 2012 ... Earned Boston Herald's Massachusetts Player of the Year senior year en route to a 21-2 record ... Named Patriot League's Midfielder of the Year ... Played five years of club lacrosse for Laxachusetts.

PERSONAL
James Kilduff Burke was born March 31, 1994 in Duxbury, Mass. ... Parents are Jim and Chris Burke ... Has two younger brother Brendan and Brady ... Anticipates majoring in business management.

QUOTING BURKE ON PENN STATE
"I chose Penn State because of the coaching staff along with what Penn State offers academically was a perfect fit for me."

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