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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


01/23/2015

Penn State Hosts Army for Preseason Action Saturday

The Nittany Lions welcome the Black Knights to Holuba Hall at noon on Jan. 24

01/05/2015

Lions Picked 15th in Nike/Lacrosse Magazine Preseason Top-20

Penn State is one of four Big Ten teams to appear on the list

05/01/2014

Kaut Makes History as Six Lions Earn All-CAA Honors

Senior Austin Kaut becomes first four-time All-CAA First-Team honoree in conference history, named Defensive Player of the Year for second straight year

03/29/2014

No. 17 Nittany Lions Held Off by Villanova, 9-7

Kaut matches season-high with 13 saves; Penn State unable to overcome four-goal, third-quarter deficit

03/27/2014

No. 17 Lions to Host Villanova Saturday on BTN

Penn State hosts Villanova in final non-conference matchup set to air live on the Big Ten Network

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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